Epic NZ

  • EPIC NZ 2014 in Wellington inspires and informs

    Chris Teeling, Global head of Strategy, Xero provided an inspiring story of growth and success

    Wellington played host to its second EPIC NZ conference on 26 June 2014. Approximately 160 people enjoyed an opportunity to make new business connections and to listen to an inspiring line-up of speakers. The conference focussed on the potential in the city’s small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) sector and the day provided practical advice on how small businesses in New Zealand can ‘make it big’ at home and offshore.

  • EPIC NZ Go Global Blender business networking event

    Guest speaker Malcolm Rands, CEO of ecostore

    On 9 April the Office of Ethnic Affairs in partnership with ExportNZ and the Employers and Manufacturers Association (EMA) hosted the inaugural EPIC NZ Go Global Blender business networking event in Auckland. The Blender networking event series is all about creating business opportunities, connections and innovation through diversity, and this event brought together the Ethnic People in Commerce (EPIC) NZ and ExportNZ networks for the first time. A full room of diverse business professionals gathered at the BNZ Partner Centre on Queen St, to hear from keynote speaker Malcolm Rands (Ecoman), CEO of ecostore, and MC and TV3 Reporter, Simon Shepherd.

  • Wellington EPIC NZ Conference Hailed a Success

    Mervin Singham and the EPIC audience

    Wellington’s EPIC NZ Conference turned out to be a successful networking opportunity for local businesses, who took advantage of the first conference in Wellington to make new contacts. Over 120 businesses registered for the Wellington conference.

  • Wellington's networking event to connect New Zealand’s ethnic and mainstream small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)

    Join us at the EPIC NZ 2013 conference on June 13 at Vodafone Centre in Te Papa, Wellington

  • Harnessing trade opportunities through ethnic small and medium-sized enterprises

    The EPIC NZ 2013 conference held in Auckland on Friday 24 May is a key networking event to connect New Zealand’s ethnic and mainstream small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to better harness potential trade opportunities.

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  • EPIC NZ booklet now available online

    The Ethnic People in Commerce in New Zealand project, started in 2010, focuses on creating international business connections through our existing local diversity.

    This booklet (1.91mb PDF) provides small-medium businesses with a snap shot of the tools available from Office of Ethnic Affairs to help them, and some examples of businesses that are making the most of cultural diversity to help their business grow..

  • Enhanced EPIC NZ website now live!

    Logo for Epic NZ

    New features, faster business searches, social media integration, a new look, and much more!