ExportNZ Canterbury Breakfast - Hi-Tech Sector Focus

Thu 24 May 7:30 — 9:30am

Tait Communications, 245 Wooldridge Rd, Harewood, Christchurch

A must attend for all exporters - a great way to connect with others, as well as learn from real-life case studies.
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The ExportNZ Canterbury Breakfast, features presentations from internationally successful New Zealand exporters providing a platform for learning, inspiration and networking.

This ExportNZ Breakfast will focus on, and set the scene for what's happening in the Hi-Tech sector around exporting.

Guest speakers include:

> Peter Chrisp, CEO, New Zealand Trade and Enterprise (NZTE), who will give an update on NZTE, their export support they can provide for companies and what the international market is looking like.

Panel of finalists from the NZ Hi-Tech Awards 

> Andy Millard, CEO, Link Engine Management
> Jamie Pegg, Business Development & Solution Delivery Manager, Thinxtra

Individual Tickets and Corporate Tables available for purchase.

Full details, see here - 

  • Breakfast
  • Case Study
  • Manufacturing
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Link is one of the fastest growing Automotive technology companies in the world. Our Kiwi-grown technology enhances the performance of engines, maximising their efficiency and performance while reducing fuel use and emissions.

85% of our sales are export, exporting to 65 countries, All our design and manufacturing is kept in NZ, we have warehouses in Melbourne, UK and the USA with sales and tech support in Uk and USA.

Andy joined Link with a successful track record in leading enterprises in both Australia and New Zealand and specialises in strategy development and execution; transitioning family-run businesses and strategic and tactical marketing during more than 30 years in blue chip and market leading companies.
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Thinxtra was founded by IoT and network experts who share a common passion for connecting things to improve business processes and people lives.

Thinxtra is empowering the Internet of Things in Asia Pacific by deploying the world-leading Sigfox LPWA network as well as building a full eco-system of IoT solutions and services to enable the non-connected to connect, to increase productivity, accelerate decision making, improve quality of service and quality of life, and find more economical solutions to common problems.

Thinxtra’s Sigfox nationwide networks – currently being deployed in Australia, New Zealand and Hong Kong – will cover 95% of the population of those countries by mid 2018.
Hear from Peter an update on NZTE, export support for companies and what the international market is looking like.

Peter has been Chief Executive since October 2011. From then to now, Peter and the team have been focused on building an organisation that can grow companies internationally, including attracting investment, for the benefit of New Zealand.

Before NZTE, Peter spent 23 years in the engineering, manufacturing, and pulp and paper industries, including roles in human resources, operations, logistics, supply chain, business improvement and general management. Peter was the General Manager of Tasman Paper in Kawerau, New Zealand, before taking up a role as Senior Vice President for Norske Skog International at the global headquarters in Oslo, covering business in South America, Asia, the Middle East and Europe.

His final role before moving back to New Zealand was based in Sydney as Regional President Norske Skog Australasia, manufacturing newsprint for New Zealand, Australia and Asian markets.
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