Market Snapshot - Doing Business with the USA

Want to trade with the US? As New Zealand’s third largest export market with goods exports totalling $6.6 billion and services over $2.5 billion, the US market offers immense opportunities. Realising these in 2021 has added challenges. 

Come along to Market Snapshot - Doing Business with the USA. Meet and hear from our experienced panellists and gain valuable insights from their US business journeys to build your own US market success. 

Brought to you by the Auckland Business Chamber and AmCham New Zealand, the morning will include a presentation by US Embassy Chargé d'affaires, Kevin Covert talking about Select USA, networking with trade specialists and a panel discussion.


US Embassy Chargé d'affaires, Kevin Covert talking about Select USA


Helen Robinson, CEO, Organic Initiative

Oi, standing for Organic Initiative, exists to remove plastics, synthetics, toxins and chemicals from hygiene products, starting with feminine hygiene. Helen is Co-founder, executive director and CEO with a strong passion to improve the quality of life for all and deliver stakeholder value through innovation, technology and growing businesses which ‘do good’ at mass scale.

Award winning in sustainability, social responsibility and innovation, Oi entered the USA market in 2018 and can now be found across the country in large and small retailers.


Andy Stevens, CEO, Quantifi Photonics

Quantify Photonics vision is to transform the world of photonics test and measurement, working with customers around the globe, particularly the USA, to push the boundaries of photonics technology. Andy Stevens, CEO, is well known for developing and maintaining long-term successful relationships with partners, suppliers, and customers from around the globe. 


Anthony Gadsdon, Founder/Export Manager, Essano Ltd

Essano Ltd is one of the fastest growing FMCG companies in New Zealand and a leader in natural beauty products. Innovation has been in their DNA since their 2000 inception and, by owning their own production capabilities, they have been able to seamlessly work with suppliers around the globe and deliver quality with scale. Anthony Gadson, Founder and Export Manager, has led the company to it’s award-winning success which now retails in over 6,000 stores and online across the globe, including a strong USA market.

Friday, 12th March, 2021
9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Cordis, Auckland - 83 Symonds St, Grafton, Auckland 1010

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