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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 the Noosa Venues Information Booklet compiled by Tourism Noosa.

Music Industry Workshops 

QMUSIC, Sunshine Coast Council and Noosa Council are offering two local FREE workshops for those interested in developing their career in the Music industry. 

Workshop 1: "Starting at Zero and Get Good"  Masterclass

Date:  Saturday 6 April 

Time: 10.30am - 3.30pm 

Cost:  FREE 

Venue: Imperial Hotel Eumundi, 1 Etheridge St, Eumundi 

For more information and to register, visit QMusic 

Date:  Saturday 4 May  

Workshop 2:  Industry Connect : "It's a Business Getting It Out There"  Masterclass 

Time: 10.30am - 3.30pm 

Cost:  FREE 

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

For more information and to register, visit  QMusic 

Innovation Masterclass 


The Innovation Master Class is an applied business development program aimed at owner managers of small to mid sized businesses with an ambition to grow.  The course is focused on helping businesses to grow and improve profitability through innovation and outlines a practical five-step approach to develop a strategic direction and generate and implement innovative new ideas. 

The program includes a final Showcase session to help participants build their business profile, drive progress, gain input and develop new network connections. The format gives participants the chance to apply new ideas to their business and build strong and lasting relationships with other course participants.

Date: 5 half day workshops starting March 27 2019

Venue: Peregian Digital Hub 

Cost: Early bird rate $395 plus GST (before March 8)  or $495 pls GST.  Includes five worksops, course materials plus a one on one session 

More information and to register, visit Innovation Master Class 


Entering the USA Market 

Trade & Investment QLD in collaboration with a range of USA Market industry specialists are delivering a free recorded webinar on Entering the USA market. The webinar will provide an overview of key topics like Visa types, Employment/contractor law, Corporate Structure and Tax considerations and immigration, that are all important considerations when entering /establishing a presence in the diverse USA sub-markets.  Send an email to and a link to the webinar will be sent directly to you

Following the webinar, the team will be on the Sunshine Coast for in-person meetings for any companies that are interested in expanding their business into the US.  Spaces are limited.  Details for the in-person meetings are:

Date: 26 March 2019
Time: 10.00am - 5.00pm 
Venue:  Club Kawana,  476 Nicklin Way, Kawana 
Cost: FREE 

RSVP:  Email to book a meeting slot  or for more information.

QODE Brisbane 

Queensland's largest Innovation and Technology Festival, QODE Brisbane, is being held in Brisbane in April 2019 and will bring together leaders in innovation and technology to give powerful insights into the future. A two-day program of inspirational and educational interactive presentations from more than 20 Australian and international experts – some appearing for the first time in Australia – on the technology and trends sweeping through the world.

Date: 2-3 April 2019

Venue: Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre 

Cost: Early Bird $395 (until February 28) 

To register and for more information, visit QODE Brisbane 

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. 

This event will bring together stakeholders across the entire cleantech industry to drive growth, innovation and investment. The Conference will provide Australian cleantech innovators the opportunity to focus on national issues, opportunities and latest developments.  The program includes international speakers, industry leaders and change makers.  
Date:  29 - 31 May. 2019
Venue:   Events Centre, Caloundra
Cost:  Registration fees apply. Details  
For more information, and to register, visit National Clean Technologies Conference & Exhibition 

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 website.

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.

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