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CSGC Launches New Website

Posted on Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Our new look website www.southerngoldcoast.com.au has officially launched this week. All Southern Gold Coast businesses are encouraged to view the website and check the details of their free Business listing courtesy of Connecting Southern Gold Coast, or contact us to be added to the database.  ..

Sanbano Development Nearing Completion

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014

SanbanoCoolangatta’s $85 million residential development, Sanbano, is nearing completion. The 25 level residential tower along Marine Parade is set to cater for those seeking a ‘5-star hotel’ lifestyle, complete with concierge. ..

Free Customer Service Seminar for Business Owners

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014

Wednesday, August 20 2014 at Currumbin RSL

If you attend one business seminar this year – make it this one! Connecting Southern Gold Coast is hosting Martin Grunstein, acclaimed business speaker, who will present a free breakfast seminar at Currumbin RSL on Wednesday August 20 on Product Enhancement – an absolute must for Southern Gold Coast businesses.  Martin will explain why discounting your product is not the way to create business. ..

Coffee Concept at Coolangatta

Posted on Friday, June 20, 2014

With coffee culture sweeping the Southern Gold Coast, the ‘One Step Further’ Registered Training Organisation at Coolangatta have introduced a Barista Essentials course as a standalone course, or as part of the Business Principles Certificate Program. ..

Tendering for Government Business Workshops

Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Interested in obtaining Government contracts? The Queensland Government is hosting consecutive Tendering for Government Business Workshops on the Gold Coast on 3 and 4 June. Businesses interested in attending one of the sessions can contact CSGC for more information.  ..

Advanced Tourism Leadership Courses

Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Southern Cross University School of Tourism and Hospitality Management will offer two postgraduate leadership units by intensive delivery mode in 2014, designed for professionals seeking to strengthen their leadership and management skills in the tourism industry. ..

Nominate Your Business - 2014 Queensland Tourism Awards

Posted on Thursday, April 24, 2014

The 2014 Queensland Tourism Awards are now open for nomination until 5pm Monday 19 May. CSGC is encouraging businesses from the Southern Gold Coast to enter the awards to gain valuable insight into their own business, and lift the profile of our region as a destination.  ..

CSGC Small Business Training Program

Posted on Thursday, April 24, 2014

Want better business skills? CSGC’s free 5-week Small Business Training program is beginning in May to benefit local tourism operators and small businesses. The 3-hour workshops will be held on a Monday or Tuesday night at the Currumbin RSL. Read more…  ..

Small Business Training & Development

Posted on Friday, March 28, 2014

CSGC will be subsidising a 5-week Small Business Training program beginning in May. We are seeking expressions of interest from a) tourism businesses and b) small businesses to take part in a free Monday or Tuesday night workshop program which will be held at the Currumbin RSL. Connecting Southern Gold Coast will be hosting Small Business Training & Development workshops in partnership with Small Business Solutions (through the Queensland Government’s Department of Education, Training & Employment) to give our local businesses a leg up. There is absolutely no cost to your business to be involved, however your time and commitment will be sought! The workshops will run for five weeks on Monday and Tuesday nights commencing in early May through to June, 6pm to 9pm at Currumbin RSL on the following dates: ..

Opera on the Beach – Corporate Packages Available

Posted on Friday, March 28, 2014

Longing for more Bleach* fun already? Well, it’s just around the corner, with Opera on the Beach getting ready to serenade the shores of Greenmount Beach on May 9, 10 and 11. Corporate Packages are now available for up to 20 VIP tickets to this Australian-first event. ..

New Tourism Network for Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Tuesday, February 04, 2014
CSGC’s CEO Peter Doggett has proposed to launch a Southern Gold Coast branch of international tourism network, Skål, with interested parties meeting at the Currumbin RSL on January 21 to discuss the formation of a new tourism networking group for the region. A new Skål International branch is set to commence on the Southern Gold Coast. Around 40 local tourism professionals came together on January 21 at Currumbin RSL to express interest in forming a new branch. Skål is an Association of Travel and Tourism Professionals, encouraging a network of business and friendship around the world. Founded in 1932, today the organisation has approximately 18,000 members in over 400 clubs across 90 nations, with 21 clubs in Australia alone. CEO of CSGC, Peter Doggett, a longstanding member of Skål, said a local Skål branch would benefit the local industry and community. “Having a local Skål branch for the Southern Gold Coast will unite and galvanise travel and tourism operators from Burleigh south to Byron Bay,” he said. “You can see the world with Skål, travelling to Skål conferences, events and meetings in almost any country. It opens up tourism networks around Australia and internationally.” The group is expected to meet on the 3rd  Tuesday of each month at 7am for 7.30am start each month.

Bleach* Festival Launch

Posted on Tuesday, February 04, 2014
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Festive Season in Full Swing

Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2013
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GC Business Woman of the Year

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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Celebration of Small Business

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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Tugun Lights Up for Christmas

Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2013
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Go2SouthernGoldCoast Smart Phone App

Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2013
Create Revenue, awareness; reach out to the local community to improve awareness of your business and your bottom line. ..

Small Business Solutions workshop

Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2013
  • Complete a business action plan with the support of our qualified mentors
  • Accessing one-on-one business mentoring sessions
  • Potential eligibility to gain a Certificate IV in Small Business Management or Certificate III in Micro Business Operations from Metropolitan South Institute of TAFE
  • Subsidised workshop registration from $295 (start-up business program) and $395 per person (existing businesses).
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Business Ready Energy Efficiency Workshop

Posted on Wednesday, May 15, 2013
http://ec3.proficiencynow.com.au  ..

Raise the Bar

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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