ouncil 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.
Suncoast Angels Pitch Evening
There will be 3 pitches on the evening. Each startup has a 30 minute timeslot split as follows:-
10 minutes for the pitch,
10 minutes for Q&A with the Startup,
10 minutes for a private discussion (without the Startups present) amongst potential Angel Investors to determine an appetite (or not) for follow on meetings and due diligence, etc.
Opportunities may exist for those interested to co-invest with Brisbane Angels.
Date: 5.30pm - 7.30pm, Tuesday 18 September 2018, The Hive Business Space, Maroochydore
Click here for more details.
Innovation Queensland Strategic Innovation Webinar
In this FREE webinar, Lewe Atkinson, Senior Associate with the Impact Innovation Group, will review the application of strategic innovation and how established businesses can use it to align themselves to take full advantage of disrupt changes within the market landscape.
Find out the potential economic impact on businesses in Queensland, as well as what skill development will be required to ensure your business takes advantage of the new technologies coming.
Date: 12noon - 1pm, Tuesday 25 September 2018
Click here to Register.
Thrive Online With A Digital Marketing Strategy Workshop - Sunshine Coast
This intensive 4-hour workshop will give attendees all the knowledge needed to not only survive but thrive in a digital marketing world. Learn and understand the differences between Search Engine Optimisation, Google AdWords, Facebook, LinkedIn and other social media platforms and how each of them works in their own way.
In the end, not only will you know what you didn’t “know” – but you will be equipped to decide whether outsourcing this work or doing it internally, is best for YOUR business.
Click here for more information.
The INNOVATION MASTER CLASS is an applied business development program which will show your business how to deliver increased growth and profitability. A practical five-step approach which will help you to learn how to generate and implement innovative new idea.
This short, highly focused opportunity will let you step back from the day-to-day demands of running your business and provide an environment where you can workshop your ideas with other like- minded business owners struggling with similar challenge.
Click here for more information.
This program will be delivered by Colin Graham from Causeway Innovation.
Date: Workshops: October 9, 16, 30 & Nov 8 Showcase Session: November 15
Venue: Peregian Digital Hub, 253 David Low Way, Peregian Beach
Cost: $495 plus GST This course is subsidised and would normally cost $2,000!
How to apply: Participants will be selected through an Expression of Interest process. You can apply here
Sunshine Coast Business Awards 2018
The 2018 Sunshine Coast Business Awards are managed by the Sunshine Coast Chamber Alliance. The 2018 program has now closed for applications and is in judging phase, with finalists to be announced 24th September and winners to be announced 17th November. Good luck to all entrants!
For more information visit Sunshine Coast Business Awards
Media Release: Tapping global growth in online sales
Tax deductions for small business owners
Tax time is here. Take a look at the business.gov.au 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 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.