Training scheme invaluable for SMEs says Leading Hamilton-based digital marketing agency, MediaPA.

Hamilton’s leading digital marketing agency, MediaPA is encouraging small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to take advantage of Business Capability Development Scheme.

The Capability Voucher Funding is designed to give business owners unfiltered access to business training and coaching services, by providing them with up to 50% subsidy towards the registered service cost.

Management Capability Development Voucher Fund is only available through Regional Business Partners around New Zealand. Regional Business Partners offers eligible businesses help with HR, health and wellbeing, business continuity, cashflow and finance management, strategy and digital capability.

MediaPA can offer training around marketing strategies such as; marketing planning, market research, competitive advantage, market targeting/segmentation, promotion/lead generation techniques, sales strategies, branding, client management, pricing for market, e-commerce and how it can be applied to your business. “We specialize in developing the most up to date and creative digital solutions for our clients across New Zealand,” says MediaPA Founder and CEO, Phillip Quay.

Businesses that apply must have the potential and desire to grow and prove commitment to improving management capability. Indicators of commitment include seeking advice, working through the assessment process and a willingness to co-fund and commit time to capability-building activities

“This funding scheme is ideal for businesses that have recognized gap in its capability that can be addressed through management capability building and training,” advises Phillip.

The following criteria will be used by to identify whether or not your business qualifies for funding:

  • Be operating with 50 or fewer FTEs.
  • Be GST registered in New Zealand.
  • Have a New Zealand Business Number (NZBN).
  • Be operating in a commercial environment – i.e. currently trading.
  • Be privately owned or a Māori Trust or Incorporation under the Te Ture Whenua Maori Act .1993 or similar organisation managing Māori assets under multiple ownership.
  • Have undergone Discovery Session with a Growth Advisor.

MediaPA can help you realise the true potential of your business and boost your reach online. “AT MediaPA we offer the next generation and best performing social media strategies and PR,” adds Phillip. 

To receive a Capability Voucher, a business must be registered on the RBP website. Before you register you should talk to your local Regional Business Partner.  For more information or to find your local Growth Advisor go to:

Contact MediaPA:

Phone: 0274 587 724