Claudelands | Hamilton | 11 September 2019








Where Business Gets Done

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Where Business Gets Done








“With Waikato’s growth of 7% last year. A $30 billion dollar economy. A population bigger than Wellington and growing. And, with proximity to NZ’s largest $100 billion dollar Auckland market, the Waikato Chamber of Commerce just wants to promote you and your business! So, grab a site at this expo and sell your products and services into an area that’s growing! Because if you don’t your competitor will!”

– Chris Simpson, CEO of Waikato Chamber of Commerce

Business Expo

The Premier Business To Business Expo

If you’re in business, this event is the ideal way to ‘super-charge’ your year. This is the must-attend business to business event – book your stand and mark it in your diary now.

Claudelands | Hamilton | 11th September 2019 | 9.30am – 4pm

The Business Expo is coming and it’s an opportunity you shouldn’t miss – all in one easy location on one supercharged day. This is an ideal chance to join other leading-edge businesses and connect with clients and suppliers who are right on your doorstep as well as others from across the country. Enjoy the full benefits a Premium Stand offers, or get involved through sponsorship.

With more than one million dollars of business generated from the 2018 Business Expo, the Business Expo is more than a networking event – it’s a place to effectively grow your business, create opportunities, generate leads, uncover solutions and get deals done!

See what’s on offer and catch a range of seminars and masterclasses running throughout the day. Come along for some great networking, or take advantage of numerous expo-only offers and prize draws run by the exhibitors, plus be in to win door prizes and other prizes from the Business Expo App to help you grow your business.

Premium Exhibitors

Join us and let’s get business done!

With lots of new business connections to be made through the Business Expo, this is the premier business event of the year for you and your business to attend.  Learn, grow and kick-start your sales and marketing at one location, on one day and get business done. There are two prestigious Awards to be won by Premium Exhibitors at this event, as well as a VIP Opening event for Premium Exhibitors and their VIP guests and a post-Expo networking event. 

Interested in exhibiting?  Stands are Limited. Click below for more information or click here to Book Now.


Business Expo sponsorship is the best way to take full advantage of the opportunities on offer at this Business Expo.

Shine the spotlight on your business and turn up the volume to ensure you’re seen and heard above the rest. Showcase the best of who you are to your VIP guests and visitors while supporting the regional economy, as well as sharing your story in a seminar or masterclass to motivate, educate and inspire others.

Interested in sponsorship?  Click below for more information or contact us to discuss your options at


Get out from behind that desk and spend some time working on your business – for FREE!

There are some amazing Expo only offers, prizes and expert advice up for grabs. You will gain inspiration, motivation and ideas, improve your expertise, develop product knowledge, find solutions and enjoy the opportunity to network with key players and leading-edge businesses, or perhaps even find a new employer. Enjoy a fun, vibrant and interactive experience at the Business Expo, all in one easy location, with free WiFi and free entry.


Who’s coming

The Business Expo attracts a wide range of Exhibitors from all types of industry sectors including local, regional and national businesses.

Visitors are from a wide cross-section of businesses from SME’s through to national corporates and a range of roles including business owners, managers, professionals, sales professionals, marketers and entrepreneurs as well as start-up businesses. Attendees are often the decision makers for their organisations and are the people who will have the most influence to make decisions following their attendance at the Business Expo.

The Business Expo is growing all the time, check back regularly to see the forward-thinking Exhibitors who have already booked.


The Business Expo hosts a number of exclusive seminars and masterclasses to help empower you and your business. Previously we have had seminars covering a broad range of business-related topics such as marketing, video creation, business planning, financials, team culture setting and much more.

Check the link below for information on which seminars are coming to a Business Expo near you as they’re announced.

The latest news

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Congratulations for embracing and supporting this new and exciting event and a huge thank you for your contribution in helping to make the Business Expo a great success. The purpose of the Business Expo is to provide a platform for businesses to showcase their...

“What a great day. Thanks again for giving us the opportunity to be a part of the Expo. Was definitely worth being involved.”

John Orfanos – Account Manager, QMS NZ

“Great to see such a quality event. The exhibitors went all out and there was a real buzz. I managed to make it to a couple of talks and they were very informative and relevant to the rapidly evolving world of business we’re living in. I’m a relative newcomer to the region and I feel like this will grow exponentially in the coming years. I’m excited to see it flourish!”

Nick Gladding – Graphic Designer, Dropit Inc

“Well organised – a fantastic event. Awesome networking opportunities and some new business too!”

Sandra Diekerhof – Director, HR Connect

“Was very impressed with the variety of businesses represented, the information available and the overall quality of the event … extremely well organised and great to see there that there appeared to be good attendance numbers as well. Well done.”

Mary Parker – Director, The Fast Track Coach

“It was a pleasure to take place at this year’s inaugural business expo. Please extend our thanks to your team for being so welcoming, helpful and accommodating. I also enjoyed the networking part…a great way to unwind and connect with other exhibitors. So congrats again for making this happen.”

Renee Nathan – Business Development Manager, Employers and Manufacturers Association

“We loved the Expo experience – there was such a great array of different exhibitors and a really positive vibe. We’re thrilled to have been part of it and for the opportunity to talk to people about our business and theirs – thanks to Jigsaw and all sponsors. We have made some wonderful connections and look forward to growing these further.”

“I spent the entire morning today at the Business Expo and found the experience very worthwhile. I made some valuable new connections and it was also lovely to see many familiar faces in attendance. Highly recommend.”

Rebecca Larsen – Marketing Specialist, Chatterbox

“The standard of the event was also great. As it was brand new to the Bay we didnt know what to expect as in who else would attend or exhibit. The level of interest from exactly the target market we wanted to get to was high and we got a number of leads on the day. The events within the Expo were also well executed and planned and many businesses found the information helpful and educational.”

Kate Rigg – General Manager, Coromandel & BOP Mediaworks

“I am not sure if you could do it any better as it was superb.”

Bronnie Dempsey – Giggle

“We exhibited and really didn’t know what to expect. Happily, though, we were blown away by the response we received from fellow exhibitors and visitors alike. We certainly made lots of great connections and were delighted with the event overall.”

Shane Jaxson – Strategic Consultant, Blue Ocean

“What an awesome day and extremely well put together! Can’t wait for next year already.”

Aaron Bloodworth 

“We were SO impressed with this event- we came along not really knowing what to expect, but left with so many business cards and goodies! Thanks for bringing it to Hamilton – can’t wait for next year!”

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