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Destination Byron's Annual Tourism Symposium

Posted on Friday, July 01, 2016

Destination Byron is inviting all local businesses and operators to attend the Annual Tourism Symposium on 12 August, 2016. ..

Nominate for QTIC Prize for Innovation in Tourism

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 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. ..

SGC Welcomes Be My Guest Program in July

Posted on Wednesday, June 01, 2016

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. ..

Gold Coast Shines at ATE

Posted on Tuesday, May 31, 2016

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.  ..

Join Tourism Tribe to Improve Digital Skills

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2016

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.  ..

Southern Gold Coast Winter Tourism Campaign

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016

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. ..

Be My Guest Program to Commence

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016

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. ..

Southern Gold Coast Hosts Business Learning Forum

Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2016

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. ..

Nominations Open for 2016 Queensland Tourism Awards

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Local tourism businesses and event organisers are invited to nominate for the 2016 Queensland Tourism Awards (QTA).  ..

March into Business Success

Posted on Monday, February 29, 2016

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. ..

Exhibit at the Gold Coast Careers Expo

Posted on Thursday, January 28, 2016

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 Offers Free Outdoor Wifi Hotspot

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016

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.   
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Connecting Southern Gold Coast Launches Business Success Program in 2016

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016

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.  ..

Opportunities for Business Promotion at Beach Handball Championships

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

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 DIGITAL WORKSHOPS: EXPRESSION OF INTEREST

Posted on Monday, January 11, 2016

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. ..

Have your Say on Southern Light Rail Route

Posted on Monday, November 30, 2015

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.  
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CSGC is now on YouTube

Posted on Saturday, November 28, 2015

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has launched a YouTube channel, creating a visual storyboard to promote our beautiful region.  ..

Project Southern Sparkle Launches to Enhance Visitor Experiences

Posted on Wednesday, November 04, 2015

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. ..

Prepare Your Business for VisitGoldCoast Website Refresh

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

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. ..

Small Business Workshops Roll into Round 4

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

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. ..

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