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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.

Tax deductions for small business owners

Tax time is here.  Take a look at the website for information on what deductions small businesses can claim. 

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.

FAN Workshop: Food trends with Brodee Myers-Cooke

Brodee Myers-Cooke is the editor-in-chief of, Australia’s number one food and lifestyle brand. As Australia's go-to resource for recipes and more, Brodee, will present to FAN Members and guests the latest food trends at a FREE workshop.

When: Thursday 19 July 2018

Cost:  FREE

Click here for more information and to book.  

Food Buyer & Investment Forum Brisbane

Brisbane firm Export Connect will facilitate a Food Buyer and Investor Forum as part of Brisbane Marketing’s Future Food initiative.

Panel discussions will cover Successful Channels to Market and What does the buyer and investor REALLY want?  The forum will also include a product showcase.

Panel guests will include:

  • Justin Howden, Group Head, Global Government Affairs and Industry Development, The H&H Group (Parent of Swisse Wellness)
  • Nicholas Simms, CEO, Bubs Australia
  • Anni Brownjohn, Managing Director, Ozganics
  • Cheryl Stewart, Exports and Business Development Manager, Morlife
  • Najib Lawand, Director, Export Connect (Panel Moderator).

When: Monday 23 July 2018

Cost:  FREE

Click here for more information and here to register. 

CQU Noosa Institute Executive Retreat

Explore, connect, and develop strategies to create change and innovate in business.  This new course offering from CQUniversity looks to take participants out of the everyday to be immersed in a practical hands-on, innovative learning experience.

For more information go to CQUniversity

Free Trade Agreements Info Seminar, Sunshine Coast

Businesses that export, or are considering export, will find this seminar of great value.  Find out how to take advantage of the Free Trade Agreements with China-Australia (ChAFTA), Japan-Australia (JAEPA), Korea-Australia (KAFTA), Peru-Australia (PAFTA) and Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP-11).

When: Wednesday 8 August 2018

Cost:  FREE

Click here for more information and to book. 

Media Release: Tappling global growth in online sales

9 June 2018: MR from the Minister for Trade, Tourism and Investment, The Hon Steven Ciobo MP.

Sunshine Coast Business Awards 2018

                 Sunshine Coast Business Awards 2018  


Noosa Council is a proud sponsor of the 2018 Sunshine Coast Business Awards - the Coast’s longest established business awards have been celebrating business success since 1995. Applications Open Wednesday May 30. 

If you're interested in learning more about the Awards and what it involves, come along to a Business Awards Workshop in Noosa on July 26. 

The workshop will aim to:

  • Explain the benefits of entering the Business Awards
  • Provide advice about how to enter the Business Awards
  • Talk to our past winners about what winning a Business Award has done for their business
  • Hear from expert speakers within our business community

Thursday 26th July
Peppers Noosa

Workshops are free to attend, to register click here

The Noosa Workshop will include a guest presentation by 2017 Winners - Nicky and Jay Turner from Laguna Pest Control 

For more information visit Sunshine Coast Business Awards

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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