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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.

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.

 

Peregian Digital Hub Meetups

The Peregian Digital Hub hosts a range of professional meetup groups. Read more & find your Digital Tribe here.

  • REBOOT is for digital agencies and creative professionals based in the Noosa area who provide online marketing, web/app development, content creation or related services. The members meet at the Hub on the second Tuesday of each month.
  • Coding from Beach is a group for geeks who meet on the first Thursday of each month to share and learn about programming, making and hacking on hardware.
  • Sunshine Coast Screen Meetup is for the many talented visual storytelling creatives living on the Sunshine Coast who are involved in film, tv, video, photography or related services. The group meets at the Hub on the first Monday of each month.
  • NoosaCrypto is an industry group for blockchain and cryptocurrency professionals and technologists in the Noosa area. The group which has around 160 members, meets on the first Wednesday of each month at the Hub.
  • The Sunshine Coast Producer Group is designed for local house producers and DJs based on the Sunshine Coast. It’s an opportunity to get to know each other, and learn and share with other industry professionals. The group meets on the second Thursday of each month.

Venue: Peregian Digital Hub

253-255 David Low Way, Peregian Beach QLD 4573

Find out about more events at Peregian Digital Hub here

 

Immerse Conference 2019 - Art & Tech Masterclass

Learn & Create. Experiment, Ideate & Collaborate. For artists, creatives, educators and students.

Two action-packed days for you to learn and create, led by three world-class 3D creatives and supported by Teaching Assistants.

By the end of the weekend, you’ll walk away with know-how in 3D and immersive visual art, animation, sculpting, You’ll know how to plan and build an immersive project, working in a collaborative team. You and your team will have created a solid AR or VR application / experience you can continue to build upon, use in a pitch or use as a reference.

Dates: 21, 22 & 28  September 2019 


Times: Various - see link below

Cost: Various options

Venue: St Andrew's Anglican College (Learning Hub)

40 Peregian Springs Drive

Peregian Springs, QLD 4573

Register here

 

Manufacturing Modernisation Fund Information Session



The Information session will provide businesses helpful hints to understand the program and prepare a competitive application. Modernisation can include technology upgrades, efficiency upgrades, such as energy or process optimisation, or more transformative changes to your business, which will allow you to produce new products or diversify into new markets.

Date:  Tuesday 24 September 2019 


Time:  10:00AM – 11:00AM, 1:00PM - 2:00PM & 3:00PM - 4:00PM

Cost:  FREE

Venue: AusIndustry

Level 13, 100 Creek Street, Brisbane City, QLD 4000

Register here

 

Cooroy's Mega Networking Event

Enjoy fun networking with beverages from local producers - Wimmers, Noosa Black Coffee, Dingo Creek Wines & Amrita Park Meadery and graze on seriously good food from...

Cooroy RSL, Dhoms Kitchen, Cooroy Supa IGA, Cooroy Hotel & Saw & Mill

Check out amazing displays from Cooroy Butter Factory, Cooroy Rag, Slow food Noosa, Noosa & district landcare, Rambling Rose Flowers, Noosa Country Drive & meet local producers from Country Noosa

Entertainment:

  • Adam Bishop on grand piano & Zuric & Brown
  • Cooroy Country Menswear parade with local personalities

Date:  Wednesday 25 September 2019 


Time:  5:30PM – 7:00PM 

Cost:  FREE

Venue: Cooroy Memorial Hall

23 Maple St, Cooroy, 4563

Register here

 

Noosaville Business Association Networking Night

The Noosaville Business Association (NBA) invites you to the September BA5 to come and network with other local businesses. There’s been plenty of positive activity in recent weeks at the NBA, and this is a great opportunity to get all the latest updates. Reed and Co. Estate Agents have kindly offered to host the event. 

Date:  Monday 30 September 2019 


Time:  5:30PM – 7:00PM 

Cost:  Members - free
          Non members - $10

Venue: Reed&Co Real Estate Agency

3/3 Gibson Rd, Noosaville

Register here

 

Artificially Creative ft Popgun, Replica & Lyro

The Digital Hub has invited 3 of A̶u̶s̶t̶r̶a̶l̶i̶a̶'̶s̶ the world's most exciting AI startups to come
and share the incredible Creative AI technology that they're working on.

Date:  Thursday 3 October 2019 


Time:  6:00PM – 8:30PM 

Cost:  FREE

Venue: Peregian Digital Hub

253-255 David Low way, Peregian Beach

Register here

 

Website Building Workshop - Noosaville & Cooroy Libraries

Cost:  FREE

Venues: Noosaville Library - 7 wallaced Dr, Noosaville

AND Cooroy Library - 9 Maple St, Cooroy

Dates & Times: Cooroy Libray - Saturday 5 October 2019 10:00AM – 11:30AM 

Noosaville Library - Saturday 19 October 2019 10:00AM – 11:30AM 

Registration: Click here OR call 5329 6555

 

Starting a Small Business - ATO

Join this session to learn about business structures and registrations, have an opportunity to ask questions, and give your business the best chance of success

Date:  Wednesday 9 October 2019 


Time:  12:30PM – 1:15PM 

Cost:  FREE

Venue: Maroochydore Library - Library Support Building

44 Sixth Avenue, Maroochydore, QLD 4558

Register here

 

Introduction to Business Records - ATO

Join this session to learn the benefits of developing good record keeping, as well as the tools to help you manage your business records.

Date:  Wednesday 9 October 2019 


Time:  2:00PM – 2:45PM 

Cost:  FREE

Venue: Maroochydore Library - Library Support Building

44 Sixth Avenue, Maroochydore, QLD 4558

Register here

 

Small Business Safety Management Workshop

This workshop provides small business owners and managers with information to help them improve their work health and safety systems. As part of the training, registered participants will also receive a free personalised site visit from an experienced Injury Prevention and Management advisor.

Date:  Thursday 17 October 2019 


Time:  9:30AM – 11:30AM 

Cost:  FREE

Venue: Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

60 Wises Road, Maroochydore, QLD, 4558

Register here

 

Food and Agribusiness Network Agvention

Showcasing Innovation, Invention and Ideas - AgVention is a field day like no other.

This inaugural event is the brain-child of Tim and Amber Scott from Bos Rural and will be "FAN Powered". 

Who should come
Farmers, locals, businesses, companies and anyone who is interested in food production, agri-innovation and the future of farming.

Date:  Friday 25 October 2019 

Time:  10:00AM – 4:00PM 

Cost:  $7-$65

Venue: Kandanga Farm Store, 93 Main St, Kandanga, QLD, 4570

Register here

 

Speed Networking - building business confidence through strong networks with Business Mentoring Noosa

Business speed networking is a great opportunity to showcase your services/products to the Noosa business community, collaborate and chat to other local business owners, inspiring people and experienced mentors to build relationships and empower your business thinking. 

The format allows for each attendee to pitch their business using the Elevator Pitch approach to all attendees.

It is a fun and exciting evening, each participant will get to pitch to and hear the pitch from all 80 - 100 attendees.

There will be time for drinks, nibbles and more networking.

Date:  Thursday 21 November 2019 

Time:  6:00PM – 9:00PM 

Cost:  FREE

Venue: The J, 60 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads, 4567

Register here

 

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.

business.gov.au

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.

 

 

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