Export & Trade

Speaking up for Exporters

ExportNZ is a division of BusinessNZ. Through our nationwide network we can provide the knowledge, information, contacts, training, support and services to help you grow your export business.

Catherine Beard

Catherine Beard

Executive Director

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BusinessNZ's export and manufacturing champion is Catherine Beard.

Catherine works with manufacturing and exporting member businesses on operational, profitability, trade and other issues and represents their interests to government and other decision makers.

At the national level, ExportNZ provides advocacy, analysis and promotion of exporter issues, with its annual Go Global conference now a "must attend" on the exporter's calendar.

ExportNZ's key objectives are to:

  • Provide effective advocacy and lobbying on behalf of exporters
  • Inspire New Zealand firms to engage in exporting to expand their business horizons and grow internationally
  • Provide practical support programmes and networking events to help firms achieve these goals.