Membership has its privileges!   

»  Employment and human resource advice
Available at member-discounted rates, our team of employment lawyers provide members with a wide-range of services, training, business coaching and advice

»  Health and safety advice
Available at member-discounted rates, our health and safety consultants provide members with a wide-range of services, training, business coaching and advice


»  Business Training and professional development
You’ll be offered significant discounts on all business training, professional development and business coaching.

We have also partnered with Wolters Kluwer to be able to offer all OSEA members a 10% discount on CCH Learning webinars, on-demand recordings and CCH books. To learn more please click here

»  Events, briefings and forums 
We offer you the chance to make connections with other businesses in your local area, hear some of New Zealand’s best speakers, and keep abreast of the latest information and trends

You’ll be invited to our free Member Employer Briefing sessions to keep you up to date with latest legislation, case law and trends 

»  She's Motivated
Become a member of She's Motivated - Developed for women, by women. 

She’s Motivated is designed to inform, motivate, inspire and support women across Otago and Southland and offers networking events, training and business mentoring.

»  Membership

Become a member of BusinessNZ, New Zealand’s most influential voice for business and employers. This also includes access to
     – ExportNZ
     – ManufacturingNZ
     – BuyNZ
     – Sustainable Business Council  

»  Free magazine

Your membership brings with it an automatic subscription to Update magazine, the official Employers' magazine

»  Business information 

A variety of employer information is available in our 'members login' section of our website including access to Update magazines and employer guides 

»  Stay in touch online
In addition to face-to-face networking opportunities, we offer the ability to network with fellow business people from the comfort of your office 

Our member-only LinkedIn Group allows you to share ideas and advice, and build valuable connections. You can also keep up to date with what’s happening through LinkedIn, Facebook and our Inform e-newsletter 

»  Voucher

Receive an annual voucher (if you pay your subscription promptly) which can be exchanged for professional services, advice or training

»  Business Mentors

Employers' is the Regional Business Partner in Otago and Central Otago for Business Mentors New Zealand, a charitable trust founded to provide 12-months mentoring services to small businesses. 

A second Start-up Business Mentoring Programme is also available. It provides for six months of accelerated mentoring for people who have a new business idea or are looking for help in starting a new business. Contact us to learn more.

»  Venue and meeting facilities
Our facilities are available for hire at special member rates