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Join Free Grant Writing Information Session

Posted on Monday, January 15, 2018

Come along to a free Grant Writing information session hosted by the City of Gold Coast from 5:30 - 7:30pm on Monday 12 March.  ..

New Be My Guest Workshops Announced

Posted on Thursday, October 19, 2017

The BE MY GUEST program brings the city together to create that 'wow' guest experience leading up to, during and beyond the Games. ..

Sign up for Final Business Success Workshops for 2017

Posted on Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast’s popular Business Success Program is taking registrations for its final round of workshops for 2017. ..

SGC businesses invited to Tourism and the Chinese Dream Conference

Posted on Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Southern Gold Coast tourism businesses are invited to attend the “Third East-West Dialogue on Tourism and the Chinese Dream” at the Surfers Paradise Marriott Hotel from 23 to 25 of November 2017.  ..

What the 2017 Federal Budget Means for Local Business Operators

Posted on Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Local business owners are invited to attend an informative breakfast talk from 7:00am on Thursday 6 July from the Hon Karen Andrews, outlining what the 2017 Federal Budget means for local business owners and operators. ..

Success at Sustainability Seminar

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017

More than 25 local business owners attended the Secrets of Success by Sustainability seminar at Currumbin RSL today, taking away tips to give back to the planet while also boosting business. ..

Small Business Owners Invited to Attend The Summit 2017

Posted on Monday, March 20, 2017

Small business owners are invited to attend The Summit and make a difference for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) on 30 – 31 May at Southern Cross University. ..

Boost your Business with Sustainability Seminar

Posted on Thursday, March 02, 2017

Contribute to the local community, give back to the planet and boost your business by attending a free seminar on The Secrets of Success by Sustainability.  ..

Small Business Grants Now Available

Posted on Tuesday, November 15, 2016

The Queensland Government is providing $3 million in grant funding over three years to established Queensland-based small businesses to engage business mentors, coaches, or an advisory board, for 6 to 12 months.
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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. ..

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.  ..

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. ..

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. ..

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. ..

Tugun Community Bank Introduces Community POS

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

The Tugun Community Bank Branch of Bendigo Bank is making it easier for community groups to raise funds with the introduction of Communtity POS. The wireless electronic POS equipment is now available as a low cost solution for local clubs and organisations to accept real time card payments at events, sign on days, school fetes and fundraisers. ..

SGC Businesses Prepare for Learning Forum

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

This Saturday, businesses from the Southern Gold Coast and the wider Gold Coast and Tweed will converge on the Currumbin RSL for an all-day Learning Forum for Small and Medium Enterprises, presented by the Small Business Association of Australia.

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More Small Business Workshops for SGC

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

Round 2 of Connecting Southern Gold Coast’s Small Business Workshops has concluded successfully. Conducted by Small Business Solutions’ Dani Frazer, the workshops are backed by the Queensland Government and TAFE Queensland, delivering highly informative and practical courses that have now helped over 30 small business on the Southern Gold Coast.  ..

SGC to Host Small Business Forum

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015
The Small Business Association of Australia is partnering with Connecting Southern Gold Coast to host a one-day Small Business Forum for local businesses. The Forum will be hosted at the Currumbin RSL on Saturday 1 August. The event will run from 8.00am to 2.30pm, with a fantastic program of expert talks and experienced panelists making for a highly informative day.  ..

Small Business Workshops Filling Fast for Round Two

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Places are filling up fast for the second round of Small Business Workshops to be hosted by Connecting Southern Gold Coast in June. The courses are run by the Queensland Government’s Small Business Solutions and have had great responses from participants to date. 

The five week course ‘Building a Better Business’ is aimed at assisting small business owners to improve their operations through a series of skill development and coaching/mentoring.  ..

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