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Council endeavours to promote relevant and helpful events from local, state and federal government agencies and from local, not-for-profit business groups to foster business development. It also sometimes partners with agencies to deliver events helpful to local businesses.

Looking for a venue for training, a conference, a group meeting?  Take a look at theNoosa Venues information booklet compiled by Tourism Noosa.

Women in Manufacturing Networking Breakfast

Hear the journey and personal experiences of 3 successful women in manufacturing; discuss the evolution of manufacturing and how you can encourage and support new entrants into this sector.

Where:  Mooloolaba Surf Club, The Esplanade, Mooloolaba

When:  7am for 7:30am to 9:30am, Wednesday 21 March 2018

Cost:  Free 

To register, email:

Manufacturers Networking Event

Meet HeliMods, one of the most progressive and innovative local manufacturers.  HeliMods thrives on solving complex and challenging problems, is backed by world-class technologies and is uniquely positioned to drive the realisation of new and enhanced operational capabilities for our clients.

Take the opportunity to tour HeliMods state of the art facility, hear how they have become a leading manufacturer on the Sunshine Coast, network your business with local manufacturers and share ideas.

Representatives from the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning and Sunshine Coast Council will be available to provide information on assistance available to Queensland businesses.

Where:  HeliMods Pty Ltd, Cnr Pathfinder Drive and Henebery Place, Caloundra

When:  4.45 pm for 5.00 pm–7.00 pm, Thursday 22 March, 2018

Cost:  Free event

To register visit the Eventbrite website.

Sunshine Coast Business Awards 2017

Noosa Council was a major sponsor for the 2017 Sunshine Coast Business Awards and the winners were announced at a gala event on November 18.

Categories included: Food & Beverage, Professional Services, Health and Wellbeing, Technology, Sustainability, and Accommodation.

For more information and to see all the winners please visit: Sunshine Coast Business Awards website

GovHack 2017 - Sunshine Coast teams come away with a win a State GovHack awards

Three local Sunshine Coast teams whose entries focussed on social equality, aged care and safe places have come away with wins at the state GovHack awards ceremony held in Brisbane on September 8 2017. The teams collected four awards following the annual competition, where participants worked together over 46 hours to explore, mash-up, ideate and communicate concepts in a friendly creative competition using open data.

This year’s local event had more than 40 enthusiasts involved, made up of 25 “hackers” and as many mentors, sponsors and observers. The local Sunshine Coast GovHack event was sponsored by Sunshine Coast Council, Noosa Shire Council, the University of Sunshine Coast and Regional Development Australia Sunshine Coast, and Spark Bureau was the venue host.

 HackFest which was held at The Hive Business Space in Maroochydore in November and offered range of prizes.

The Federal Government's website has useful tools and information to assist business owners to establish a business and to effectively plan for success.

Additional Business Event Information

There are a number of online resources that are freely available to assist businesses:

  • The Queensland Government's business and industry portal is an online resource for business people. With information on a broad range of business-related topics from starting out, business planning, researching grant opportunities to employment obligations.
  • The strategic direction of the Department of State Development is to deliver Queensland's economic prosperity by championing the interests of business and industry. The business events and grants information on the website may be very useful for business owners and operators.

Check the QLD Government Business Events Calendar for events hosted in Noosa Shire and across the region.