Thousands of music lovers, local artists and businesses will be cheering after the Caloundra Music Festival was secured for another three years to 2025.
The festival attracts fans and musicians from far and wide and injects more than $3 million into the local economy each year.
The festival continues to provide affordable, family-friendly entertainment to a broad demographic, performance opportunities for local artists and support for charities, venues, businesses, accommodation providers and schools. FULL STORY
Caloundra Music Festival relies on the generosity of its sponsors to deliver such an amazing event each year. Many sponsors have been involved with the event from the beginning, and there are always more opportunities to engage with new companies. MORE INFO.
Do you want to build your local networks, grow your business and scale up?
Your business is worthy… even if you think you’re not ready!
To help local businesses in their growth and expansion phase, we are supporting an exciting new program, “Scaling Up…A smarter way to business growth program”, delivered by Groei Education.
Hear more about the program from council’s Head of Economic Development, Andrew Eves-Brown.
Program starts March 10, 2023. Only a few spots left! Click here to register.
A passionate team of Nambour business and community groups have been working together to build some great digital assets to promote living, working, shopping and exploring Nambour.
Developed to encourage locals and visitors to explore Nambour, the digital makeover includes dynamic #ExploreNambour video series, e-newsletter, blogs, social media content, and a revamp of the I AM NAMBOUR website.
JUST RELEASED! Sunshine Coast Insider’s Guide
Hot off the press and ready to land in the hands of soon-to-be visitors, the Sunshine Coast Insider's Guide is packed with local knowledge and insider tips.
There are 50,000 copies of the Insider's Guide, sustainably produced, printed with vegetable-based inks on FSC Certified paper.
It will be available at Sunshine Coast Visitor Information Centres (VICs), Brisbane Domestic and International Airport terminals, and select state and interstate VICs. A digital version is also available via the Visit Sunshine Coast website here.
How the Sunshine Coast is helping combat cyber-crime
The Sunshine Coast has been selected as the location for a new national organisation aimed at protecting the nation against cyber criminals.
The Critical Infrastructure – Information Sharing and Analysis Centre (CI-ISAC), featuring some of the nation’s best and brightest when it comes to “threat intelligence’’, has started operations from Maroochydore.
Under the guidance of CI-ISAC’s Chief Executive Officer David Sandell, the not-for-profit industry-based organisation provides comprehensive information and analysis advice to assist its membership base protect Australia’s most critical infrastructure. FULL STORY
GreenX Talks is next week!
Learn from business leaders, sustainability experts, innovators and educators (in 15 minute TED Talks style format) on how to be more sustainable in your business.
Key speakers include Stewart Moore, founder and CEO of EarthCheck, Andrew Eves-Brown, Head of Economic Development, Sunshine Coast Council and Amanda Pummer, Events Sustainability Officer, Tourism Noosa.
This event offers an incredible opportunity for networking, learning, and sustainable growth.
Expressions of Interest are being sought from Sunshine Coast businesses to participate in the largest event for healthy retailers, brands and practitioners in the southern hemisphere.
Delivered by FAN and supported by Sunshine Coast Council, there’s an opportunity for FOUR Sunshine Coast businesses to exhibit at the Naturally Good Expo, Australia’s only trade show that’s 100% devoted to all things healthy, organic and natural.
Express your Interest in joining the Food and Agribusiness Network (FAN) and Sunshine Coast Council on a day tour to Brisbane, where you will have the opportunity to see and experience best practice operations firsthand at Lang’s Gourmet and the DAF Food Precinct.
Date: March 28, 2023 (EOI close March 14).
There will be time to network with fellow tour participants, and to enjoy informal discussions on processes, products, equipment, ingredients, and technologies.