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Singaporean Students Visit SGC

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015

The first of our visiting student groups from Singapore Polytechnic have enjoyed a 5-day famil on the Southern Gold Coast this month. The students, studying hospitality at the acclaimed education institute, were immersed in local activities from barista courses to organic farming on Tomewin Mountain.   ..

Tourism Operators Invited to ‘Conversations with Industry’

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015

Tourism Events Queensland (TEQ) are partnering with Gold Coast Tourism to invite local tourism businesses to a special forum ‘Conversations with Industry’ on this Wednesday 29 April at the Gold Coast Turf Club.   ..

Small Business Workshops Commence

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015


CSGC’s Small Business Workshops have commenced with the first intake of local Southern Gold Coast businesses. Run by the Queensland Government’s Small Business Solutions, local mentor Dani Frazer is leading the group of business owners through a five-week dedicated course to improve their business skills.  ..

Southern Gold Coast to Welcome Singaporean Students

Posted on Monday, March 09, 2015

Earlier this month, CSGC CEO Peter Doggett welcomed several Singaporean guests on a famil to the Southern Gold Coast. The gentleman are arranging to bring regular student groups to the Southern Gold Coast from Singapore for a series of educational experiences, with the first group of 60 students to arrive in early April. ..

Southern Cross University Hosts CAUTHE Conference

Posted on Thursday, February 05, 2015

The Gold Coast campus of Southern Cross University at Bilinga last week hosted the 25th annual Council for Australasian University Tourism and Hospitality Education (CAUTHE) Conference from February 2-5.  ..

Foundation Appointment for CSGC Board’s Elizabeth Roberts

Posted on Wednesday, October 29, 2014

CSGC Board member Prof. Elizabeth Roberts, Head of School of Tourism & Hospitality at Southern Cross University, will take on a new role effective 1 January 2015, as Dean & Foundation Chair, School of Business and Tourism.  ..

Martin Grunstein Seminar

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Southern Gold Coast businesses packed out the Currumbin RSL to hear from one of Australia’s most sought-after motivational speakers, Martin Grunstein, at a free breakfast seminar in August hosted by CSGC.   ..

Free Breakfast Seminar with Martin Grunstein

Posted on Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Connecting Southern Gold Coast is hosting a free breakfast seminar on August 20 with leading customer service guru, Martin Grunstein. Martin is one of the most successful and sought-after motivational speakers in Australia, and is highly entertaining. Businesses will have the opportunity to hear Martin speak on how to “Enhance their Product, Rather Than Devalue it”.  ..

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. ..

Small Business Training Workshops Completed

Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2014

Our first round of Small Business Training Workshops for Southern Gold Coast businesses wrapped up at the beginning of June. In all, around 20 businesses participated in the free 5-week course, which is a fantastic turnout for the initial program. Congratulations to all involved and we’ll be looking at running the program again soon with a fresh intake. ..

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. ..

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: ..

Celebration of Small Business

Posted on Wednesday, November 20, 2013
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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).
  •  ..

Leading and Managing People

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Aspiring to be a leader in the global hospitality industry? ..

Raise the Bar

Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013
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Southern Cross University

Posted on Monday, April 02, 2012
School of Tourism and Hospitality Management ..

TQ Resource Centre

Posted on Monday, February 06, 2012
Do you know how search engine optimisation can increase your web traffic or how Facebook, Twitter and TripAdvisor can grow your business? Is your product bookable online? ..

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