The bright future of business in Porirua will be celebrated throughout June, with a series of events to support, inspire and grow local business.
Porirua Business Month will feature six free events covering wide ranging aspects of business.
Events (all free, but registration is needed):
3 June – Māori and Pacific in Business, 6-8pm, Whitireia Library
A chance to network and hear inspirational stories from Porirua’s Māori and Pacific business community.
10 June – Social Media Made Simple, 5.30-7pm, Te Rauparaha Arena
Interactive panel discussion with the women behind Be + Humble, Layplan and Wellington LIVE businesses about how they’ve grown their successful brands across social media platforms.
12 June – Love Local Porirua Expo, 10am-4pm, Te Rauparaha Arena
Last year’s expo was a hit so we’re doing it again – a showcase of what our Love Local businesses have to offer. See more here.
16 June – Business Growth Forum, 8.30am-12pm, Te Rauparaha Arena
With speakers including Deputy Prime Minister Grant Robertson, Whittaker’s CEO James Ardern, Ngāti Toa CEO Helmut Modlik, Brad Olsen from Infometrics and Darron Charity, the Director of Porirua Adventure Park.
23 June – Business After 5, 5.30-7.30pm, Supply Room Mana
Porirua Chamber of Commerce will have a guest speaker from Council talking about business growth and economic development in the city.
29 June – Young Employee and Small Business Awards, 5.45-8pm, invitation only
Awards celebrating the success of our young people and small businesses in Porirua City.
Porirua Business Month is a Council initiative, supported by the Porirua Chamber of Commerce.