Connecting Southern Gold Coast is actively involved with business and tourism networks, community groups and government agencies across the entire Gold Coast.
If you run a business or need business support, we can connect you with the right organisation.
Australian Resident Accommodation Managers Association (ARAMA) is a membership based, not for profit, peak industry body which represents the interests of people who are involved in Management Rights. ARAMA members operate management rights or are associated with the management rights industry. Visit Website
The Australian Tourism Export Council (ATEC) is the peak industry body representing Australia’s $30 billion tourism export sector. As an organisation, our views are informed by the broadest cross-section of the Australian tourism industry.
ATEC represents more than 800 members across Australia including large national and multinational companies as well as small- and medium-sized enterprises, many of whom are based in regional and remote parts of Australia.
Broadbeach Alliance promotes and manages the precinct of Broadbeach by working closely with its stakeholders.Broadbeach Alliance is a small team of 8 who, with the assistance of their board and the City of Gold Coast, communicate with all of the businesses, accommodation houses and residents of Broadbeach to ensure positive results for the area.
With its community base, Council is often regarded as the grassroots level of government and most accessible to the people it represents.
Gold Coast City Council is responsible for providing much of the planning and infrastructure needed for Australia's fastest growing city. It also deals with many of the day-to-day community needs such as garbage collection, local law, libraries and lifeguards.
Formally the Palm Beach Elanora Chamber of Commerce, the Creek to Creek Chamber of Commerce has grown to include the Southern Gold Coast suburbs of Currumbin, Currumbin Valley, Tallebudgera, Tallebudgera Valley and Tugun. This dynamic region of the Gold Coast is home to many major tourism drawcards as well as industrial and commercial precincts, creating a diverse local business community.
Destination Tweed is a not-for-profit organisation focused on promoting the Tweed region as a holiday and business destination. Representing a dynamic and vibrant community, we provide a wide range of support services for existing and potential new operators.
Established in 1975, Gold Coast Tourism is a not-for-profit, membership based, destination marketing organisation structured to promote the city as a leisure and business event destination through global consumer, trade, media and travel industry channels.
Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) is the peak industry body for tourism in Queensland, acting as “The Voice of Tourism”. We’re a not-for-profit, private sector, membership-based organisation representing the interests of Queensland’s tourism and hospitality industry.
Skål is a professional worldwide organisation of tourism leaders, promoting global tourism and friendship. It is the only international group uniting all branches of the travel and tourism industry. Visit Website
Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce
The Southern Gold Coast Chamber provides a voice for the local business community and lobbies on a range of issues which impact the local area and its community. Members meet regularly at different Southern Gold Coast Chamber member's venues to discuss current business matters, latest regional developments and upcoming events.
Study Gold Coast is the peak education and training body for the Gold Coast promoting the Gold Coast as the ideal destination for education on a domestic and international scale. The not-for-profit organisation not only markets the Gold Coast as an ideal education and training destination, but is an active advocate for the industry. Visit Website
Surfers Paradise Alliance
Surfers Paradise Alliance is the official market authority for Surfers Paradise. The organisations goals are to market and manage Surfers Paradise, increase visitation to Surfers Paradise for the economic benefit of the Surfers Paradise traders and businesses and enhance visitor experiences in Surfers Paradise.
Surfing Australia is a National Sporting Organisation that was formed in 1963 to establish, guide and promote the development of surfing in Australia. Surfing Australia is the representative body on the International Surfing Association (ISA) of which there are 86 member countries and is recognised by the Australian Sports Commission, the Australian Olympic Committee and is a member of the Water Safety Council of Australia. Visit Website
Surfing Queensland is the recognised not-for-profit peak State body of a National Association entrusted and committed to the development of the sport of surfing and the education of the general public on surf safety and surf survival. Visit Website
The Arts Centre Gold Coast
The Arts Centre is the Gold Coast's premier cultural facility, bringing visual and performing arts to residents of South East Queensland.The complex houses the Arts Theatre, Gold Coast City Gallery, two Cinemas and the Arts Cafe as well as several stunning function rooms, a chapel and two small performance spaces.
Tourism and Events Queensland (TEQ) is a statutory body of the Queensland Government and its lead marketing, destination and experience development and major events agency. Queensland’s destinations are at the heart of all our activity, which provides the support, resources, and leadership needed to build a sustainable tourism framework for Queensland.In partnership with government, regional tourism organisations, industry and commercial stakeholders, we aim to build Queensland’s tourism and events industry to foster innovation, drive industry growth and boost visitor expenditure.
A forum and advocacy group for the betterment of the local Tugun community. Since 1931 Tugun Progress Association has been a voice and forum for the Tugun Community. With a new energised committee, 2014 will see the TPA making some positive waves along the coast across our wonderful beachside suburb.
Volunteering Gold Coast forms an integral part of the Gold Coast community by providing volunteers to over 300 community organisations. The organisation's initiative Volunteering Services Australia is expanding rapidly, connecting more organisations across Australia with volunteers than ever before. Volunteering Gold Coast's core principles are the foundation for long term strategic goals. Visit Website