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In Focus: Photographer Brian Usher

Posted on Wednesday, July 12, 2017

This month we’re taking a leap off the pages with our regular My Office photographer, Brian Usher from Ocean Road Magazine, to share more of Brian’s photography work from near and far. ..

Nominate for QTIC Prize for Innovation in Tourism

Posted on Thursday, June 16, 2016

Nominations are now open for Queensland tourism businesses to enter the 2016 QTIC Prize for Innovation in Tourism, where entrants could win a share of more than $35,000 in prizes. ..

My Office - Presented by Ocean Road Magazine

Posted on Tuesday, March 01, 2016

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Connecting Southern Gold Coast Launches Business Success Program in 2016

Posted on Monday, January 25, 2016

Connecting Southern Gold Coast is launching its new Business Success Program for 2016, commencing in February. 

CEO Peter Doggett said the new program, delivered by TAFE Queensland and Small Business Solutions, was designed to enhance businesses across the Southern Gold Coast through targeted learning and skills development.  ..

Opportunities for Business Promotion at Beach Handball Championships

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

The 2016 Australian and Oceanic Beach Handball Championships will be hosted at Coolangatta Beach from 25 – 28 February. The event organisers are looking for local businesses to get behind the event by supplying any equipment they have to gain exposure for their business in return for providing a great event atmosphere down on the beach.  ..

Engaging the China Market

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Gold Coast Tourism is inviting its members on the Southern Gold Coast to express interest in participating in their “Gold Coast Engaging the China Market Program” in 2016. ..

Prepare Your Business for VisitGoldCoast Website Refresh

Posted on Sunday, October 04, 2015

Gold Coast Tourism is on track to launch a completely revamped website for visitgoldcoast.com in the coming months. Tourism businesses on the Southern Gold Coast are urged to update their ATDW listing with social media links, videos, updated descriptions and high resolution images immediately. ..

Southern Gold Coast Designers Swim for Success

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

In 2014 City of Gold Coast Coast’s economic development division supported Gold Coast Swim Fashion Festival by funding a capacity building program with 10 selected Gold Coast designers participating in a series of workshops. The selected Gold Coast based swim and resort labels received instruction from top level business, fashion educators and successful labels to accelerate their learning and business capabilities.  ..

SGC Joins Leading Destinations of the World

Posted on Friday, July 31, 2015

The Southern Gold Coast has been invited to join EarthCheck’s Leading Destinations of the World program, a global network of destinations, research centres and organisations that share a vision and passion for achieving improved sustainability outcomes.  ..

Lorna Jane Opens Active Living Room In Coolangatta

Posted on Wednesday, July 01, 2015

Australia’s leading activewear brand, Lorna Jane, is opening the Gold Coast’s first ever Active Living Room in Coolangatta. The dynamic new space features a move studio offering a full timetable of fitness classes from $5, a nourishing cafe and a Lorna Jane boutique.  ..

My Office

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015
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Southern Gold Coast Arts and Culture Trail

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

With a growing arts and cultural scene establishing its roots on the Southern Gold Coast, CSGC is developing a new brochure called the Southern Gold Coast Arts and Culture Trail. The brochure will be available shortly, and will be free to the general public as well as accommodation providers, restaurants, coffee shops and tourism businesses across the region to promote this growing cultural space.  ..

New Events for Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Several exciting new events are making their way to the Southern Gold Coast later this year. Coming to our Southern shores in late September, the Gold Coast Festival of Kites is a first for the city, and builds on the much-loved event which commenced as the Kirra Kite Festival several years ago.  ..

More New Faces at The Strand

Posted on Tuesday, June 30, 2015

The Strand at Coolangatta has welcomed a new Marketing Manager at The Strand this month. Sarah Clasen joins the team, alongside new Centre Manager Josh Brown, as the buzz around the redeveloped retail, dining and lifestyle precinct grows.  ..

‘Hidden’ Wine Bar Coming to Tugun

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The famous ‘Singing Barista’ and owner or Groove Café at Tugun, James Park, is starting a new afterhours venture, with ‘Hidden’ wine bar opening later in June. The bar lives up to its name in speakeasy style, set up behind the Groove Café on Golden Four Drive.   
 
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Call for Hero Images of Southern Gold Coast

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

CSGC is calling all accommodation providers, restaurants and cafés, tours and attractions in the region to submit hero images of their businesses to form a Hero Gallery on the Southern Gold Coast website. 
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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.  ..

Currumbin welcomes new craft Breweries

Posted on Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Two new craft breweries are flagged to open in the bourgeoning Currumbin Industrial Park later this year.   ..

MY OFFICE – PRESENTED BY OCEAN ROAD MAGAZINE

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015

Our regular segment, My Office, again takes us to the different offices around the region, thanks to Brian Usher at Ocean Road Magazine. Check out the new Autumn Issue of Ocean Road Magazine here


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CSGC Profile: Eden Health Retreat

Posted on Monday, April 27, 2015

As our world gets busier and we are constantly connected through devices, rest assured there is somewhere you can go to escape from it all – and it is right here on the Southern Gold Coast.   ..

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