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Waipa Networks Update- Video

We were fortunate to attend a recent talk by Adam Fletcher CEO Waipa Networks, kindly recorded for us by Milk & Honey Media.It was too powerful for just one sitting, so sit back, grab a cuppa and take a look for yourself....

November 19, 2019

Fieldays significant economic contribution

Fieldays Media Release:Fieldays® continues to contribute significantly to the regional and national economy according to the recent Economic Impact Report conducted by Dr Warren Hughes of the New Zealand Institute for Business Research at the University of Waikato. An impressive $549M in sales revenue for New Zealand firms was generated by the event with $183M going into the Waikato region alone. This national sales revenue figure is an increase of over $50M from last year’s figures. Based on...

November 19, 2019

Announcing New Keystone Sponsor

The Cambridge Business Chamber is delighted to announce the appointment of Waipa Networks as our Keystone Sponsor. The significant contribution of our Keystone Partner adds considerable value to the Chamber network, and in doing so, enables us to support the wider business community. This funding and support enable us to lead and support a robust connected business community. The prestigious positioning recognises Waipa Networks as an innovator and key supporter of building business capability i...

November 13, 2019

Planning for the festive season close down.

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November 13, 2019

30 Days of Kindness

Cambridge Community House and Violence Free Waipa are asking our community to take up a challenge called ’30 Days of Kindness’ in November across the Waipa communities, Cambridge and Te Awamutu. Every day they receive alerts from the Hamilton based ISR (Integrated Safety Response) team, reporting the incidents of family violence in Cambridge from the day/night before. Over 30 days they will be promoting kindness as a way to reduce violence in our communities.  With the amount of violen...

November 8, 2019

Calling for Nominations for Chamber Board

ELECTION OF OFFICERS Nominations are called for the following positions on the Executive of the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce to be elected at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) 26th November 2019: Candidates for election to office shall be nominated and seconded by full financial members of the Cambridge Chamber of Commerce with the written consent of the nominee. This form must be lodged with the Chamber office not less than 14 days prior to the day of the AGM, i.e. by 5pm on Tuesday 12th Novemb...

October 22, 2019

Totally Locally Launch Success

In the news, out and about in town, and all over Facebook, we've enjoyed plenty of positive publicity to kick off our exciting 'Totally Locally Cambridge' launch.  It has been fantastic to see the retailers, local cafes, restaurants and businesses of all sorts getting on board and taking the opportunity to shout out locally, and it's going to be great to see this carried forward as a whole town philosophy....

October 8, 2019

Networking for our Community

At an eyeopening Networking Over Coffee event held by Cambridge Community House, Harriet Dixon, General Manager, shared some of the important services they provide to our community.Services include: Budgeting, counselling, family violence support, substance abuse services, education and adult literacy, along with referrals and emergency assistance. Providing a range of community services for those in need, both short-term and long-term, the Community House reaches Cambridge's most vulnerable. De...

September 24, 2019

Share the Chamber Love!

Here at the Cambridge Business Chamber, we are proud of the varied and diverse range of businesses that we boast among our membership, and of the astute and engaged local business people who own, run and work in those businesses. Every day and at every event, we have the pleasure of talking with our members and finding out more about them, their businesses and what they would like to see for Cambridge in the future. From our engagement we know that these are people who love this town, love local...

September 17, 2019

Waikato & Waipa- Latest Visitor Statistics

Visitor numbers provide important information, not only to accommodation providers and attraction based organisations, but to a wide selection of businesses who benefit both directly and indirectly from local and international tourism and travel.Specific to Waipa, the most up to date figures show ongoing growth in visitor spend, particularly within the domestic market. Also interesting to note are the changes within the AirBnB market, with a reduction in the number of listings, and an incre...

September 6, 2019

Ba5 with Rotary

Members were invited last Thursday to our Business after Five hosted by Cambridge Rotary. We listened to new president Robyn Crickett speak about recent projects in the community such as -Taste Waikato book, Rotary Cambridge Garden Festival, Bookarama, Race to Raise Funds & Charity Dinner. Also recent projects that the community are really benefiting from such as Cambridge Findit & the outdoor fitness park installed on Thornton road.Cambridge is very fortunate to have such an engaged and leading...

August 26, 2019

Optimising Social Media- with Amy Banks

Friday saw our  fourth workshop in our - Building Digital Capabilities SeriesThis workshop hosted by our very own Amy Banks; taught members the difference between Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & the rest.This session was designed to build knowledge and offer some tricks of the trade to make online presence achieve the results you want. Our next workshop is Friday 6th September - Building Digital Capability- Online Analytics ...

August 19, 2019

Kanoa Lloyd to MC Awards Gala Dinner

We are very excited to announce Kanoa Llyod as our Celebrity MC for the Gala evening!We are confident Kanoa will bring both a touch of elegance & humour to the Premier Networking event of the Waipa region.Kanoa (Ngati Porou) is a rising star of New Zealand broadcasting as well as being a warm, dynamic and versatile event MC.As one of the hosts of Three’s prime time show The Project, Kanoa graces New Zealand television screens every weeknight at 7pm in the popular current affairs programme that...

August 6, 2019

Media Works hosts another great BA5

A huge thanks to Touchstone Partners, Media Works, for another brilliant BA5 Event.Steve Rowe presented a fun and fact filled talk on the benefits of Radio advertising, as a modern and relevant platform which ties in well with all digital and organic channels.Media Works is home to a stable of radio brand 'thoroughbreds', many of which began right here in the Waikato, but have since expanded across New Zealand. As well as radio, Media Works' channels include digital, television and also their ne...

July 30, 2019

Young Professionals Network at The Smoke Collective

Our Cambridge Young Professionals Group, enjoyed the hospitality of Chamber Member The Smoke Collective as well as an opportunity to network and socialise. The Smoke Collective specialise in delicious barbecue & smoked food, with authentic low & slow smoked meats....

July 30, 2019

The cost of travelling to Hamilton

In Cambridge, we are incredibly well-positioned, we have excellent local facilities and comparatively easy access to other major centres and recreational areas. We are about an hour to the nearest beach, 3 hours to the snow in Winter, and centrally positioned to most of the North Island's major cities. We often take driving to things for granted; everything is pretty close, so why not?When it comes to shopping, the economies of staying close to home are often overlooked. It's easy to look a...

July 19, 2019

Love our Partners - Rob May

July kicks off love our partners month here at the Cambridge Business Chamber. The Chamber as you know is based on a membership model, but it is our partners who make the difference that matters to our bottom line, enabling much of our activity, advocacy, strategy development and office resources. First off the block, we’d like to acknowledge and thank one of our renewing Cornerstone sponsors, Rob May Builders. I can’t imagine anyone reading this won’t have heard of Rob May Builders, but j...

July 12, 2019

Nominate YOUR Leader of the Year

Know a great leader? A colleague, associate, friend or acquaintance who demonstrates excellent leadership qualities within the workplace or community?We are seeking nominations for Waipa Leader of the Year, you may nominate a business peer from another organisation, an employee, colleague, friend/family member or even self-nominate.This category is to be judged by a panel of experts from the Waikato Management school and they will be looking for someone who has demonstrated the following qualiti...

July 2, 2019

Do you have an Employee of the Year?

Great employees are a business's biggest asset. As brand ambassadors, their expertise, engagement and commitment is paramount to a business's success. Celebrating and rewarding the commitment and achievement of your employees is a fantastic way to show your gratitude and appreciation, and to recognize your team as a whole. Entry the for Waipa Networks Business Awards Employee of the Year Category is completely free and is by nomination, you may nominate an employee, colleague, peer from another ...

June 25, 2019

Advocating for Cambridge Business: Our submission on the Draft Annual Plan

A key role of the Cambridge Business Chamber is providing advocacy and voice for our members, on local and national issues.  We spend much of our time listening to our membership in order to fulfill this role, and believe in transparency and in openly reporting back on our actions, submissions and relevant responses. We recently produced a submission to the Waipa District Council on the draft Annual Plan 2019/20 The Cambridge Business Chamber's submission and responses from the Strategic Pl...

June 18, 2019

Win awards entry for your organisation!

A great opportunity to win FREE entry for your business or organisation in the 2019 Waipa Networks Business Awards.Find out more about the awards.Existing Chamber Members: First:Register for the Waipa Networks Business Awards HERE.Second: Enter the draw to win your entry fee back HERE.Not a Member of the Cambridge Business Chamber? Join the Chamber before June 28th 2019 and your entry, for your business or organisation, into 1 category of the 2019 Waipa Networks Business Awards is FREE...

June 18, 2019

Get your entries in!

Thought you were too late to enter this year's Waipa Networks Business Awards? Think again! Entries have been extended until 15th July, so if you get cracking you definitely have time to put together a fantastic entry for your business. Plus, we can point you in the right direction if you're feeling a little overwhelmed or lost in the process. A great starting point is a quick run through our online category form.  This form will ask some simple questions about your business and let you kno...

June 11, 2019

Our Inspiring Young Athletes

It was an absolute pleasure to hear from three inspiring young athletes at this month's Networking over Coffee hosted by High Performance Sport NZ at the impressive Avatidrome facility. Tom, Anna and Samantha spoke passionately about their sport's and their aspirations to represent New Zealand at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. They offered interesting insights into the commitment and sacrifices needed to compete at the highest levels, as well as some of the ongoing barriers they face.Most impress...

May 31, 2019

Economic Overview of Waipa District by Brad Olsen

The Cambridge Business Chamber and Waipa District Council were pleased to welcome Brad Olsen of Infometrics to our special First Retail event held on Thursday, 9th May. Brad provided an interesting and informative presentation which covered the District's current position and looked at future challenges and opportunities.  ...

May 17, 2019

Earthquake-Prone Buildings- Update

NOTIFICATION OF POTENTIALLY EARTHQUAKE-PRONE BUILDINGS Council has now completed its assessments of buildings in the Central Business Districts (CBDs) of Cambridge and Te Awamutu to identify potentially earthquake-prone buildings (EPBs).  The first round of letters to affected building owners will begin in May 2019.  This information will relate to buildings in the CBDs which fall within Category A as prescribed by the EPB Methodology provided by the Ministry of Business, Innovation an...

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