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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.  ..

Get Set for the Games in Currumbin and Coolangatta

Posted on Friday, December 15, 2017

Up to six million additional journeys are expected to be made during the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games in April 2018. To ensure that the Games can provide reliable transport options for athletes, spectators and the community, they need to make some temporary changes to the road and public transport networks in the lead up to and during the Games. ..

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. ..

Have your Say on Proposed City Plan Updates

Posted on Monday, October 09, 2017

The City of Gold Coast has launched public consultation on the first major updates to the City Plan. Southern Gold Coast residents are invited to have their say on major updates that are proposed to the City Plan content, with a section on the Tugun Village character.  ..

Get the inside scoop on GC2018

Posted on Thursday, October 05, 2017

Residents can now get a special behind the scenes look at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games preparation in a series of events being held at City Libraries. ..

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.  ..

Local Businesses Invited to Business Consultation Workshop

Posted on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

Study Gold Coast is inviting local businesses to participate in the free Business Consultation Workshop from 8:00 – 9:30am on Thursday 21 September and engage in the scoping phase of the Gold Coast City Employability Program. ..

Southern Gold Coast Represented at DestinationQ

Posted on Wednesday, September 06, 2017

Almost 300 tourism and events delegates from across Queensland met at the annual DestinationQ conference in Toowoomba last month. The Gold Coast was well represented overall with 15 delegates from Connecting Southern Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise Alliance, Broadbeach Alliance, and Gold Coast Tourism.  ..

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. ..

Businesses Invited to Attend Guest Experience Workshops

Posted on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

The innovative Be My Guest Program is driving service excellence on the Gold Coast and enhancing the guest experience. These free one-day workshops are funded by City of Gold Coast with the intention of providing to all guests a wow impression of the destination for its attractions, landscape and activities. ..

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. ..

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.  ..

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.  ..

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.  ..

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