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NZSA News: October 2013

Market Measures: the verdict is in

Market Measures survey 2013

Benchmark your spending against the industry averageThe annual report on sales and marketing spending by New Zealand tech companies is available now.It features data from nearly 350 participating organisations. Concentrate’s Owen Scott shared the highlights at our September meeting, including our reliance on an inefficient ‘spear-fishing’ approach when we should be casting a wider net.

Download the report to:

  • Discover what the highest growth companies are doing
  • See the latest trends in marketing technology products and services globally.

NZSA Networking Events

Join us for our popular monthly networking events which include a wine tasting with Regan from Glengarry as well as a full dinner!

  • If you couldn’t join us in October, you missed a cracker of an evening. Mitch Olson of SmallWorlds fame shared (through the guise of selling pirate-themed knitwear to animals) his keys to success as an entrepreneur, including self-authorship, empathy and originality. Check out Mitch’s website for more.
  • November 12: Export success: Catalyst IT’s journey from Wellington to Brighton, UK with Don Christie, sponsored by UKTI. Register now!
  • December 10: our popular annual Christmas celebration and AGM all rolled into one! We’ll be pulling out all the stops to celebrate a year that has seen some outstanding speakers from Serko’s Darrin Grafton to Vikram Kumar of Mega. Mark your calendar and stay tuned for more details.

Call for Nominations

We’ve got some big ideas for 2014 and need some talented people to join the NZSA Executive and help build on the legacy. If you’ve ever thought about joining or know someone who would be a good candidate, it’s a great time to get in touch and find out more. The commitment is for a one-year term and elections will be held at our AGM in December.

Industry Events

Stay up to date with NZSA news every day by following us on LinkedIn and Twitter, and tweet your own updates with #nzsa.

See you soon at Glengarry Victoria Park!

NZSA News: August 2013

Market Measures: Calling All Kiwi Tech Companies

Market Measures survey 2013The fourth annual survey of New Zealand tech companies is underway and you’re encouraged to take part.

Everyone who completes the online survey receives a free copy of the report (value: $250). See how your company measures up, visit www.marketmeasures.co.nz.

The survey closes Friday 16 August.

NZSA Networking Events

Join us for our popular monthly networking events:

Industry Events

  • Cloud Computing Conference – at Rendezvous Hotel, August 14. 10% discount for NZSA members.
  • Kiwi PyCon conference – at AUT, September 6-8. Come along and learn all about the Python programming language.
  • Canterbury Software SummitMark your calendar for the annual half-day Canterbury Software Summit, October 3rd in Christchurch. The opening keynote presenter is Claudia Batten, followed by four track sessions with speakers from the Kiwi Landing Pad, MediaSense, SmudgeApps, Tait Communications, AdScale, Runaway Play, Trigger Happy and more.

Legal Contracts

Did you know?  Standard legal contracts are available to members, including software and Saas/ASP license as well as support, distributor and confidentiality agreements. The package is $850+GST, which represents exceptional value. Learn more.

Stay up to date with NZSA news every day by following us on LinkedIn and Twitter, and tweet your own updates with #nzsa.See you soon at Glengarry Victoria Park!

NZSA News: June 2013

Software is booming in New Zealand, from big wins at the Hi Tech Awards (congratulations Xero and Vend in particular) to a recent flurry of announcements around NZX listings. What an exciting time for our industry! … Read more from our latest newsletter.

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