Virtual Biz Break

Virtual Biz Break is our online event, started during the COVID-19 Lockdown, the sessions are recorded for future viewing. These sessions are only 30-40 minutes long and are available at any time. The sessions are held at the beginning of each month.


Jessica tells the story of pivoting her business during lock down and developing this new brand. Click here to view.

Gary Thorpe tells about the new arm of his wine tours business - virtual wine tours, being offered to the local and international market. Click here to view

Sigrun Steinhagen from gives us some practical marketing tips for the new post-Covid environment. Click here to view.

Beth Barnes from Button Help talks about how to utilise the technology we have to build your business, giving real world examples of businesses who have been doing just that. Click here to view.

Alistair Schorn from Infometrics talks to us about some of the economic trends we are seeing in Marlborough and some of the economic modelling that has been done post Alert Levels 3 and 4 for Marlborough and New Zealand. Click here to view.

Chris Walbran of Decision Time Help and Brian Dawson of Business Trust Marlborough share 10 positive steps for your business, looking at the reality of what is ahead for businesses in these changing times. Click here to view.

Doug Avery, The Resilient Farmer, shares his tips for building resilience in your business as we look forward to the changing business landscape. Click here to view.

Business Mentors New Zealand: Small Business Takeaways

Business Mentors NZ had weekly webinars during Alert Levels 3 and 4. The recordings of these can be viewed on their website, click here. The webinars have now gone back to monthly, held on the third Thursday of the month.