WELCOME TO THE NZ SCANDINAVIA BUSINESS ASSOCIATION

Our story

Despite occupying opposite ends of the earth, New Zealanders and Scandinavians have a quest for quality of life and independence of thought. Our heritage of pathfinding enterprise has evolved from pushing boundaries of thinking and walking a different path to seek better outcomes.

Like every good partnership, we share common values. As small countries on the fringes of major markets, we have had to replace power and importance with specialization, ingenuity and entrepreneurship. Scandinavia, for instance, has carved out a worldwide reputation for global businesses operating at the forefront of design innovation and technology.
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NEWS TO INSPIRE

UPCOMING EVENTS

Hot Topic Forum

This year our popular Business Forum Event has something for everyone. We are very pleased to have secured some top class speakers who will be presenting on relevant, current topics to inform and inspire you. Join us for a morning of presentations and discussions with fellow members and guests to further develop the ideas shared. There will be valuable, dynamic networking opportunity after the presentaions as we share an authentic Scandinavian lunch with all the trimmings presented by renowned Danish chef Dorte Soelmark.

When: Monday 21st September 2015 - 8.30am to 12.30pm (registration open from 8am)
Where: Danish House - 6 Rockridge ave, Penrose, Auckland
Investment: Table of 6 $80pp, members $110pp, non member $130pp.

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RECENT EVENT

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Nordic Networking - Unplugged ABB

On 9 June 2015 NZSBA member ABB hosted a Nordic Networking event at their NZ Head Office in Grafton, Auckland. This provided a great opportunity to network and get to know this company that has over 80 years of history in NZ. On behalf of all members who attended I would like to thank Ewan and the ABB team hosting a wonderful networking event and the fascinating insight into the ABB business.

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2014 KEY EVENT

Unlocking the principles of Scandinavian design in business

Thank you very much to all who attended our Scandinavian design day and to everyone who made it possible. We hope you enjoyed it as much as we did. To view photos please head to the Norse Code Facebook page, and watch this space for write ups of each keynote speaker's presentation.
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SCHOLARSHIP

The NZSBA “Hans and Pat Björklund Scholarship for studies in Scandinavia”

The criteria for this Scholarship is for the NZSBA to support and assist recipients who are interested in studies and or working experience in Scandinavia in subjects deemed important for cultural, political and / or business relationships between New Zealand and the five Scandinavian (Nordic) countries.
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MEMBERSHIP

Value partnerships?
Networking Opportunities? 
New Zealand Scandinavia Business Association welcomes you!

Our Vision is:
To create value for members by promoting partnerships between individuals and organisations in New Zealand and Scandinavia for the benefit of bilateral trade and good will.
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