• EPICNZ Conference - Auckland 30 June 2017

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    The Office of Ethnic Communities will host the 2017 Ethnic People in Commerce (EPIC) NZ Conference in Auckland on:

    Friday 30th June 2017

    SKYCITY Auckland Convention Centre
    88 Federal Street
    Auckland 1010

  • EPIC NZ Speaker - Priti Ambani


    Meet our amazing speakers for this year's EPIC NZ Conference being held 30th June 2017. Don't forget to register if you haven't already.

  • Media release: Conference drives growth in New Zealand’s ethnically diverse business community

    Image of attendees at the last EPIC NZ Conference - 2016

    15 May 2017 – The Office of Ethnic Communities is excited to announce this years’ Ethnic People in Commerce (EPIC) NZ conference, to be held in Auckland on 30 June at the Sky City Convention Centre. Diversity is a reality for New Zealand – is your business ready to unlock its benefits?

    EPIC NZ is an annual conference which celebrates the strength of New Zealand's growing and diverse business community, and has previously been attended by more than 300 people each year.

  • Ethnic People in Commerce New Zealand

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    On Friday 27 May, the Office of Ethnic Communities ran its fourth Ethnic People in Commerce New Zealand (EPIC NZ) conference in Auckland.  EPIC provides a platform for participants to build bus

  • Research and Innovation Driving Success

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    On 7 April, the Alpha-Massey Natural Nutraceutical Research Centre was officially opened in Auckland.  The Centre is a joint project between Alpha Group Holdings Limited (Alpha Group) and Massey University and will focus on research on extracting health benefits from common New Zealand plants. The Co-director of Riddet Institute, Distinguished Professor Paul Moughan and the Chairman of Alpha Group, Professor Yi Huai Gao, have been appointed inaugural co-directors of the centre.

  • EPICNZ Conference 2016

    EPICNZ is returning 27 May 2016, with a key focus on Innovation, Diversity and Building Connections.

  • EPIC NZ Go Global Forum - Auckland 2 May 2015

    This annual Ethnic People in Commerce NZ (EPIC NZ) conference provides a significant forum to build connections between ethnic businesses, entrepreneurs and investors and the wider New Zealand business community. It also offers advice about doing business overseas. This is the leading networking event for New Zealand businesses to connect with ethnic businesses to harness potential trade opportunities. Information about the next EPIC conference will be available soon. Below is information about previous conferences.

  • EPIC NZ GO Global Forum - Wellington - 26 June 2014


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  • Blender Networking Events

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    Free Networking Opportunity

    Join guest speaker Malcolm Rands (Ecoman), Chief Executive Officer of ecostore, and Master of Ceremonies Simon Shepherd, Reporter/Representer at TV3 for a night of learning, inspiration and networking.

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