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COVID-19 - Webinars and Briefings

There are number of various webinars happening at the moment offering the tourism industry and wider business sector information, support and advice. We have listed a few upcoming ones below but please continue to check back as we will update this list as well as add links to past recorded webinars in case you missed them.

HWT Industry Briefings & Webinars

Upcoming briefings & webinars

  • 27 May, at 10.30 am -Tourism Industry Update Webinar: Restarting the Waikato visitor economy. Register here
  • 29 May, at 11 am - Google My Business COVID-19 Updates & Changes: Making the most of your listing. Register here

Previous briefings & webinars

  • 19 May: SOUTH WAIKATO BUSINESS SUPPORT WEBINAR SERIES. How to pivot and attract the domestic market. Watch here
  • 19 May: MILES PARTNERSHIP – GLOBAL DMO WEBINAR SERIES. Clarity in a Time of Crisis Webinar Edition 7: Jason Dawson, Hamilton & Waikato Tourism. Watch here
  • 13 May: WAIKATO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE. A Conversation about Tourism with Jason Dawson. Watch here
  • 18 March: Industry Briefing - slides from this briefing can be found here.
  • 19 March: Hospitality Sector Briefing in partnership with Hamilton Central Business Association and Waikato Food Inc - slides from this briefing can be found here.

Tourism Industry Aotearoa

TIA is hosting a series of webinars to help support the industry through COVID-19 issues.

They are seeking input into future topics for their upcoming webinars. If you are struggling with a particular issue right now, please email info@tia.org.nz so that they can seek expert advice on your behalf.

Upcoming webinars

  • 28 May, at 2 pm - Hardening Property Insurance Market: how to maximise your insurance protection Discussing Tourism - Webinar with Marsh. Register here

Previous webinars


Te Waka

Upcoming webinars

  • 28 May, at 10 am - Kia Puaawai | Rituals to Winning - AM Session. More information here
  • 28 May, at 11 am - Building a community that creates ongoing leads and referrals into your business. More information here
  • 28 May, at 6 pm - Kia Puaawai | Rituals to Winning - PM Session. More information here
  • 28 May, at 7 pm - The Future of… Webinar | Creating online & digital content that works. More information here

Previous webinars

  • 21 May, at 12 pm - Budget 2020: Positioning NZ for Recovery – A Waikato Vision. More information here
  • 21 May, at 7 pm - The Future of… Webinar | Social media & online platforms for your pakihi. More information here
  • 20 May, at 11 am - Te Waka - Waikato Hospitality Webinar - 'Back in the Habit'. More information here
  • 19 May, at 3 pm - Social Distancing and how it looks like in a work environment. More information here
  • 14 May, at 11 am - Digital Enablement Series: Navigating the world of eCommerce. More information here
  • 14 May, ay 14 pm - Convert More Sales From Leads. More information here
  • 13 May, 10.30 am - Fieldays goes virtual: How to participate in Fieldays® Online. More information here
  • 12 May, at 10 am - Restaurant Association Q&A - Your Questions answered. More information here
  • 7 May, at 11 am - Digital Enablement Series: Social Media, Advanced Facebook Ads. More information here
  • 6 May, at 11 am - Adjust to Change. More information here
  • 4 May, at 1 pm - Trans Tasman Business Circle V Vent Series - Resilient Leadership in Challenging Times Series with Joseph Healy & David Hornery. More information here
  • 28 April, at 11 am -EMA COVID-19 Series "Rebuilding Customer Base - Rethinking channels, storyline & pipeline". More information here
  • 28 April, at 1.15 pm - Trans Tasman Business Circle V Vent Series - Resilient Leadership in Challenging Times Series with John Brogden. More information here
  • 29 April, at 11 am - Managing Stress & Building Resilience in Uncertain Times. More information here
  • 29 April, at 1.15 pm - Trans Tasman Business Circle V Vent Series - Resilient Leadership in Challenging Times Series with Mike Bennetts. More information here
  • 30 April, at 11 am - Lead Social Webinar. More information here
  • 24 April, at 11 am - Te Waka and Infometrics COVID-19 Webinar. More information here
  • 23 April, at 11 am - Digital Enablement Series: Taking your Business Online. More information here
  • 22 April, at 11 am - Human Resources and Workplace Advice. More information here 
  • 21 April, at 11 am - Cash flow in a Crisis - Part 4/4. More information here
  • 8 April, at 11 am - Human Resources and Workplace Advice. More information here
  • 9 April, at 11 am - Creating Business Continuity Online Panel Presentation. More information here
  • 27 March: Cash flow in a crisis. More information here

Economic Development NZ

Upcoming webinars

  • TBC

Attendance: Limited to 100 per webinar, so register early to ensure your place

For registration and for a number of other resources please visit: www.economicdevelopment.org.nz/covid-19-updates

Previous webinars


Waikato Chamber of Commerce

Upcoming webinars

  • 29 May, at 12 pm - A Conversation with Paul Blair, CEO Infrastructure NZ. More information here
  • 29 May at 2 pm - WWBA Q&A drop in session 29th May. More information here 

Attendance: Members free, various prices for non-members

Previous webinars

  • 13th May 2020 -A Conversation about Tourism with Jason Dawson. Watch here

To find out more and to register please visit: www.waikatochamber.co.nz/events

This page was last updated 25 May at 05.00pm