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.
Local Venues Map
Looking for a venue for training, a conference or a group meeting? Take a look at the interactive map with photos and locations of commercial venues. Tourism Noosa has also compiled a booklet of local venues.
Sunshine Coast Small Business Week Breakfast
The third annual breakfast being held to celebrate Queensland Small Business Week 2019 and to launch the 2019 Sunshine Coast Business Awards. You'll hear from award winning superstars of small business, hear from some of the region's most inspiring business people and have the opportunity to learn about what the Sunshine Coast Chamber Alliance, RDA Sunshine Coast, Sunshine Coast Council and Noosa Council are doing to support our business community.
Date: Wednesday May 29
Time: 6.30am - 8.45am
Venue: Maroochy RSL Events Centre
FAN 'Coffee Connections' is a collaboration between FAN and Montville Coffee to provide new and existing members with the opportunity to catch-up in an informal setting over a cup of freshly brewed Montville Coffee (sponsor). FAN's team will be there to share how you can engage in FAN's network and what's coming up.
Date: Thursday 23 May 2019
Time: 9:00am – 10:00am
Venue: The Big Pineapple, Nambour Connection Road , Woombye, QLD 4559
Sustainable Packaging Solutions for Small Food Businesses
Date: Monday 27 May 2019
Time: 8:30am – 3:00pm
Cost: $45 - $65 plus booking fees
Venue: The Sebel Pelican Waters Golf resort & Spa
38 Mahogany Drive, Pelican Waters, 4551
For more information email email@example.com
Protecting Honest Business – ATO workshop
While most businesses do the right thing, some get an unfair advantage by not meeting all their tax and superannuation obligations. The ATO will be talking to local businesses to understand how they operate and identify where help is required. It is a good opportunity for you to speak with ATO staff about issues that concern you as a business owner.
You can also stay for a 'Single Touch Payroll: Introduction' session at 11.30am–1.20pm including question time. You do not need to register for this session.
Read more about the workshops & find useful resources here
Date: Monday 27 May 2019
Time: 10:00AM – 11:00AM and 6:00PM – 7:00PM
Venue: Maroochydore RSL
105 Memorial Avenue, Maroochydore, 4558
Fee Co working Days – Part of Queensland Small Business Week
The Power House Collective is a business development space for women in business. During Queensland Small Business Week, all women in business are invited to utilise our office space in Noosaville to experience a supportive environment and collaborate with other women.
Date: Monday 27 – 31 May 2019
Time: 9:00AM – 4:00AM
Venue: Suite 7, 10 Thomas Street, Noosaville
For more info & to register email firstname.lastname@example.org
TIQ Business Growth Essentials Workshop Series – Build Cultural Awareness
Presented by Asialink Business, this workshop provides you with a detailed understanding of the differences that exist when dealing with agents and investors in Asian markets and gives you the tools, tips and insights you need to position your business for success. Read about the event here and other events in the series here.
Date: Monday 3 June 2019
Time: 12:00PM – 2:00PM
Venue: The Lookout Terrace, Alexandra Hills Surf Club
167 Alexandra Parade, Alexandra Headland 4572
CCIQ Noosa Sunset Drinks at Land & Sea Brewery
Noosa Chamber of Commerce invites you for their June Sunset Drinks.
Great chance for networking with like-minded people and local business owners. See what business opportunities are in store and around town over casual drinks. Land & Sea Brewery are kindly offering the first drink free and some nibbles.
Date: Tuesday 4 June 2019
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Venue: 19 Venture Drive, Noosaville
Skills Development Webinar presented by Innovate Queensland
Date: Thursday 13 June 2019
Time: 12:00PM – 1:00PM
Future Series: Facial Recognition and how to recognise it in our everyday lives
Noosa Chamber of Commerce invites you and your guests to join us as we continue the journey in our Future Series.
This is an opportunity to learn and be entertained by our guest presenters and MC, Chris Boden, as they reveal the mystery of computer vision and what it means for us in our business and daily lives.
There will be light refreshments and networking and a lively Q & A with a chance to meet our guest presenters.
Date: DATE CHANGE to 20 June 2019
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Venue: The Peregian Digital Hub
253-255 David Low Way, Peregian Beach, QLD 4573
National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition
The National Clean Technologies Conference is a two day clean technologies conference plus workshop program and exhibition that will encompass all clean technology growth areas including energy, waste, water, built environment and transport.
Sunshine Coast Business Awards 2018
Congratulations to all the winners of this year's Awards. Winners were announced at a Gala event at Twin Waters on November 17. Congratulations to local businesses who won in their category:
- Laguna Pest Control - Retail, Large Business
- RACV Noosa Resort - Accommodation, Large Business
- Australian Body Art Festival - Festival & Events, Small Business
- Noosa Food & Wine - Festivals & Events, Large Business
- iExpedition - Tours & Transfer, Small Business
- Icecream Curls - Hospitality, Small Business
- Zenko Yoga - Health & Wellness, Large Business
For more information and a complete list of winners, visit: Sunshine Coast Business Awards
Webinars are a great way to learn and upskill - all without leaving the house!
Looking for a wide range of business training? Browse the listing of available webinars on the business.gov.au website.
The Federal Government's business.gov.au 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.