Destination Byron is inviting all local businesses and operators to attend the Annual Tourism Symposium on 12 August, 2016. ..
Nominations are now open for Queensland tourism businesses to enter the 2016 QTIC Prize for Innovation in Tourism, where entrants could win a share of more than $35,000 in prizes. ..
The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast next month, with three dates confirmed in July. ..
Last month the Gold Coast hosted the Australian Tourism Exchange, Australia’s largest annual travel and tourism business-to-business event, for the first time in its 37-year history. ..
Southern Gold Coast businesses are being invited to hear from acclaimed digital expert, Liz Ward from Tourism Tribe, who will facilitate a digital training workshop for local operators to brush up on their digital knowledge and grow skills in web marketing and social media. ..
Tourism operators on the Southern Gold Coast are taking part in a new advertising campaign jointly run by Gold Coast Tourism and Tourism Events Queensland (TEQ), to promote the region to key markets throughout the low season of May and June. ..
The joint State Government and City of Gold Coast ‘Be My Guest’ initiative will commence on the Southern Gold Coast shortly, with the aim of building pride in the city in the lead up to, and including, the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Local small and medium businesses will be encouraged to attend a free, 7 hour presentation and get into the spirit of the Games. ..
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) on the Southern Gold Coast are being invited to a Learning Forum on Saturday 14 May, 2016 at the Currumbin RSL, from 8am to 2pm. ..
Local tourism businesses and event organisers are invited to nominate for the 2016 Queensland Tourism Awards (QTA). ..
CSGC’s Business Success Program gets underway in March, offering a series of weekly workshops culminating in the attendee gaining a Certificate IV in Small Business Management.
Each 3 hour workshop is normally priced at $195, however the discounted price for Southern Gold Coast businesses is just $49 (incl GST) to complete the full qualification, representing great value for small business owners. ..
The Gold Coast Careers and Employment Festival will feature a program of motivating, inspiring and interactive events throughout the Gold Coast from the 3rd-6th May. ..
The Strand at Coolangatta has introduced a free outdoor WiFi hotspot, located in the foreshore park directly opposite the centre on Marine Parade. It is fantastic to see this service now being offered on the Southern Gold Coast, following the provision of free outdoor WiFi in select areas across the city.
Connecting Southern Gold Coast is launching its new Business Success Program for 2016, commencing in February.
CEO Peter Doggett said the new program, delivered by TAFE Queensland and Small Business Solutions, was designed to enhance businesses across the Southern Gold Coast through targeted learning and skills development. ..
The 2016 Australian and Oceanic Beach Handball Championships will be hosted at Coolangatta Beach from 25 – 28 February. The event organisers are looking for local businesses to get behind the event by supplying any equipment they have to gain exposure for their business in return for providing a great event atmosphere down on the beach. ..
Gold Coast Tourism is again hosting their popular Digital Workshops for members throughout 2016. The objectives of the Digital Workshops are for participants to gain motivation, confidence and applicable digital marketing skills across a broad range of contemporary topics. ..
City of Gold Coast has opened up consultation on the future of the Gold Coast Light Rail extending to the Southern Gold Coast. Mayor Tom Tate launched a series of community listening posts at The Strand at Coolangatta in November, with further opportunities for the public throughout December.
Connecting Southern Gold Coast has launched a YouTube channel, creating a visual storyboard to promote our beautiful region. ..
A new training program has been launched this month to enhance visitor experiences across the Southern Gold Coast. Project ‘Southern Sparkle’ is a joint initiative of Registered Training Organisation One Step Further, Connecting Southern Gold Coast, and the Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce. ..
Gold Coast Tourism is on track to launch a completely revamped website for visitgoldcoast.com in the coming months. Tourism businesses on the Southern Gold Coast are urged to update their ATDW listing with social media links, videos, updated descriptions and high resolution images immediately. ..
Our Small Business Workshops have proved extremely popular with local businesses around the region. Round 3 participants have successfully completed their course, which includes a Certificate IV in Small Business Management or Cert III in Micro Business Operations. Expressions of Interest are now open for Round 4 in November at the Currumbin RSL. ..