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Operators Benefit from Inbound Symposium

Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2017

Southern Gold Coast and Northern NSW tourism operators attended the first Asian Inbound Tourism Symposium held by Connecting Southern Gold Coast and Destination Tweed at Southern Cross University last week.  ..

Currumbin RSL Receives EarthCheck Accreditation

Posted on Thursday, July 13, 2017

Currumbin RSL has recently completed the EarthCheck Evaluate Plus program, an accreditation that recognises the club amongst a global group of operators for their ongoing improvement of environmental and sustainable practices. ..

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. ..

SGC Sets Course to Become Most Sustainable Destination

Posted on Tuesday, March 07, 2017

Connecting Southern Gold Coast is partnering with global sustainability consultancy, EarthCheck, to position the Southern Gold Coast as a leading sustainable and lifestyle destination. ..

Business Group Forms to Improve Currumbin Industrial Area

Posted on Monday, March 06, 2017

A new business group, Up the Creek, has formed to improve the safety, amenity and experiences on offer in the Currumbin Industrial Area. Up the Creek representatives cover a range of businesses from Balter Brewery and Dust Temple to the Currumbin RSL.  ..

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.  ..

Attend the Accessible Tourism Forum

Posted on Monday, January 09, 2017

The City of Gold Coast and Gold Coast Tourism, with the support of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation, invite tourism operators to attend the industry’s first Accessible Tourism Forum at the Arts Centre Gold Coast on Tuesday 7 February.  ..

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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Rainbow Bay in Race to be Named Australia's Best Beach

Posted on Monday, September 05, 2016

A Southern Gold Coast beach is in the race to be named Australia's Best Beach in 2016. Rainbow Bay has made the shortlist of beaches around Australia headed for inclusion in the 101 Best Beaches List for 2016-17. It follows the success of the first publication several years ago, and the campaign has the backing of Tourism Australia.   ..

International Surfing Symposium Confirmed for 2017

Posted on Monday, September 05, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast is set to host the inaugural International Surfing Symposium in 2017. Confirmed for 13 - 17 March, 2017 at Currumbin RSL, the Symposium is organised by Gold Coast World Surfing Reserve Inc. to follow in the wake of the ocean conservation theme 12 months after the Gold Coast was endorsed as the 8th World Surfing Reserve.  ..

Beach Volleyball Courts Hit the Sand at Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) and The Strand at Coolangatta have partnered to bring free beach volleyball courts to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast. ..

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. ..

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.  ..

Coolangatta to Host Beach Volleyball at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016

The Southern Gold Coast has welcomed the announcement that Coolangatta will be the host venue of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Beach Volleyball competition. ..

‘Aussies’ Surf Titles Return to North Kirra in 2017

Posted on Monday, May 02, 2016

In 2017, The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, the ‘Aussies’, will return to North Kirra Beach from 25 March until 2 April. Across 9 days, over 7000 Surf Life Savers from 313 surf clubs will compete in over 400 events from Youth, Open and Masters categories.  ..

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. ..

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. ..

Forum to Meet the Division 14 Candidates

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016

Connecting Southern Gold Coast has partnered with Southern Cross University at Bilinga to host a free forum on Thursday March 10 to ‘Meet the Candidates’ for Division 14 in the upcoming local government election. The forum will allow each candidate to discuss their priorities for the region. Registrations are essential. ..

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