OSEA actively supports Otago and Southland exporters, working alongside ExportNZ and ManufacturingNZ to provide members with access to export roadshows and speakers as well as export-related information.
When you join OSEA you automatically gain access to BusinessNZ’s services, including its Export division. You’ll benefit from ExportNZ's solid platform of experience through a variety of channels aimed at both new exporters and existing exporters looking to expand their horizons.
“External trade is of fundamental importance to New Zealand. Primary sector-based exports and commodities are important sources of the country’s export receipts, while exports of services and manufactured products also provide a significant contribution.” - New Zealand Treasury, 2016
CEO comment 17 November 2020
Progress is being made on the merger of the Otago Southland Employers’ Association and the Otago Chamber of Commerce into a single, unified entity.