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Martin Grunstein Challenges SGC Businesses

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015

Highly acclaimed customer service guru, Martin Grunstein, returned to the Southern Gold Coast in April, presenting new ways of thinking in his entertaining and motivational seminar “The Future of Business” at the Currumbin RSL.   ..

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.   ..

Southern Gold Coast Tourism Opportunities

Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

CSGC invited 21 Southern Gold Coast accommodation operators to attend a joint discussion with Gold Coast Tourism on upcoming market opportunities, with a meeting at Currumbin RSL last week. ..

CSGC Meets With JTB Japan

Posted on Monday, September 29, 2014

CSGC CEO Peter Doggett was invited to attend the Official Welcome Party for Japanese Wholesaler and Inbound Tour Operator, JTB, in Sydney on September 1 to welcome JTB World President & CEO Mr Satoshi Inoue. ..

SGC Events Enter Queensland Tourism Awards (QTA)

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014

Two Southern Gold Coast events have entered the Queensland Tourism Awards, the state’s most prestigious awards run by the Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC). Good luck to Opera on the Beach and Cooly Rocks On at the QTA Awards ceremony held in Brisbane Friday 28th November at the Royal International & Convention Centre, Bowen Hills. ..

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.   ..

‘Those Guys’ Team up for Events

Posted on Wednesday, August 06, 2014

With health and fitness playing a big part in the way of life on the Southern Gold Coast, this month our business feature is on Chris Van Hoot and Matt Judd, cofounders of ‘Those Guys Events’. Their passion for sport and adventure is bringing new events to the Southern Gold Coast that combine an active and healthy lifestyle with our picturesque natural landscape.  ..

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”.  ..

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.  ..

Showcase Redevelopment

Posted on Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The $60 million redevelopment of Showcase on the Beach at Coolangatta is well underway with the new look The Strand on track to open in November 2014. The new centre will feature a dining precinct on Level 1 with beach views, a full-size Woolworths Supermarket, and a small shops precinct with a unique range of specialty stores.  ..

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. ..

Singing Barista

Posted on Thursday, June 26, 2014

The Singing Barista at Groove Café in Tugun is serenading again throughout June and July. Upcoming dates for the 3 course dinner, accompanied by owner James Park singing all your favourite opera and theatre tunes, are Saturday 28 June, 12 July and 26 July. Don’t miss out – see the staff at Groove Café to make a booking. ..

Sky High with ABC Heli

Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

With all the action in the air over the Southern Gold Coast recently, this month our feature is on ABC Heli at Bilinga. With Chief Pilot Andrew Mills at the helm, this local business is certainly making its mark as one to watch, as more locals and visitors look for unique experiences on the SGC. ..

ATE Showcases Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Tuesday, May 27, 2014

The Southern Gold Coast was again represented at the annual Australian Tourism Exhange (ATE) this month. Australia’s largest annual travel and tourism business-to-business event was held in Cairns from 11 – 15 May, attracting some 1200 industry delegates and 600 buyers from around the world.  ..

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.  ..

New Day Tours Through Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Monday, February 24, 2014
Regional day tour operator, Southern Cross Tours, has created a new luxury coach tour that will take visitors through the picturesque Currumbin Valley and Tomewin Mountain as part of a Byron Bay route commencing in January. Targeted at the international inbound market, the Byron Bay, Bangalow and Green Cauldron Tour will transport tourists in a luxury, air-conditioned Mercedes van equipped to seat 16. The route will operate on two days a week (Wednesday and Friday) initially, with a view to operating daily tours. Travelling back from a half-day of activities in Byron Bay, the route will take tourists up through Murwillumbah and the Tweed Valley sugar plantations before returning home via Tomewin Mountain and the Currumbin Valley. This will be a great boost to local visitation, while helping to spread the word about our beautiful scenic destination to key international markets.

Tourism Awards Lift Regional Profile

Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2013
Queensland Tourism Awards ..

Southern Gold Coast in the Spotlight

Posted on Thursday, December 19, 2013
The Great South East ..

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. ..

Korean Dignitaries visit the Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Tuesday, September 10, 2013

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