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Upcoming SBN events to help you succeed

Friday, 11 November 2011 7:30 a.m.

Bay of Plenty Regional Council is pleased to support the Bay of Plenty Sustainable Business Network (SBN).

Attending a SBN event can help you meet the people and learn the skills that will help you succeed.  Here are five upcoming events for you to consider.

Tuesday 15th November (Tauranga)
If you have ever wanted to see an ethical and successful business in operation, or are intrigued by how a corporate entity, a charitable trust and a family partnership can complement each other, then please join us in our new location for GreenDrinks!  Click here for more information, register to

Wednesday 30th November (Tauranga)
Sustainability Leaders
'Sustainability Leaders' will consist of two, one and a half hour sessions with Dave Cronshaw of SCA Hygiene Australasia and Brad Coombs of Isthmus.  This is a unique opportunity to hear from two progressive thinking business leaders sharing their sustainability knowledge relevant to different business size and industry.  This event is limited to 15 people per session to ensure maximum value for all attendees.  Click here for more information, register to

Thursday 24th November (Tauranga)
Christmas Party
We only have 10 tickets left for the annual combined Christmas party (SBN, Export NZ, NZTE and Priority One).  It is very likely we will sell out by this time next week. If you miss out, you can register your name on a cancellations list as there are usually a few people who cancel at the last minute.  Please email Jo at if you need to cancel your registration OR go on the cancellations list.

Friday 18th  November (Auckland)
Fit for the Future Conference 
Join this impressive line-up of international and local speakers (including Simon Harvey, Director - TNS, Chris Mulcare, Investment Manager Clean Technology - New Zealand Trade and Enterprise, Jason F. McLennan

CEO Cascadia Green Building Council and Living Building Institute to name a few) who will provide a clear picture of what is possible in tomorrow's world, and what will be expected for business-as-usual.

Tuesday 29th November (Tauranga)
Priority One/University of Waikato launch
The University of Waikato Te Piringa - Faculty of Law is launching two new research centres in Tauranga on 29 November, supported by Priority One.  The event will be of interest to those involved in environmental, resources and energy matters, as well as issues relating to governance for Māori and indigenous peoples.
Click here for more information. 

When:  4.30-6.30pm, Tuesday 29 November
Where:  Sebel Trinity Wharf, Dive Cr, Tauranga
RSVP:  Email