Moffat Beach Brewing Co has been a part of the Sunny Coast craft beer community since the infant years of the industry. Founders Matt and Sharynne, have been busy making exciting new products with other local businesses, providing mentoring for budding brewers and much more. 

The brewery has found great opportunities to collaborate with local businesses in fun and creative ways. Stand out collaborations have included the coffee stout, which was made in partnership with local coffee roaster, Tim Adams. Boocock Quality Meats found another use for MBBC’s Dark Ale in a new sausage recipe, quickly becoming one of the butcher’s fastest selling snags. 

MBBCs involvement in ‘Battle of the Brews’ has seen Matt share his expertise with home brewers looking to improve their craft. The event hosted by the Sunshine Coast Amateur Brewers Society is held at MBBC’s Caloundra brewery where the home brewers have their beers trialled and tested by Matt who then picks a winner to brew a commercial batch with him through the MBBC system. 

MBBC has been named one of the Local Business Champions in this year’s Sunshine Coast Council series which highlights Sunshine Coast businesses and their contribution to local industry and community. 

Find more Local Business Champions by visiting the Local Business Champion's webpage.

Shape Caloundra Connectivity
Community members are being invited to join a stakeholder interest group to improve access to the Caloundra CBD.
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Welcome to Thriving Through Change Expo

Sunshine Coast Council, the Qld Government Department of Employment, Small Business and Training (DESBT) and the Sunshine Coast Chamber Alliance are inviting all 33,000 businesses from across the region to participate in the second annual Thriving Through Change Business Expo.

Sunshine Coast Council’s Economic Development team will also be on hand to provide a concierge service to guide participants to tailored support and connect them to relevant exhibitors.

Exhibitors will include the Department of Small Business and Training (DESBT), the Office of the Small Business Commissioner, AusIndustry, Visit Sunshine Coast, Mentoring for Growth, TAFE Queensland, UniSC and many more, plus our region’s many thriving Chambers of Commerce and Industry Groups.
The event will conclude with a networking event offering businesses the opportunity to connect with other local businesses and many support agencies.
The deadline to submit an EOI for the Sunshine Coast Innovations Showcase Day has been extended until 5pm TODAY. Jump online and submit your EOI now.

The Sunshine Innovations Showcase offers a free opportunity for ten local businesses to pitch their innovation to invited local businesses, including public and private organisations, looking for operational improvement solutions as part of Forward Festival 2022. 

Not only will you get your solution in front of business decision makers, you will also walk away with a professionally scripted and filmed pitch video to use in marketing campaigns and proposals. 
Join us for a free webinar to learn more about ASPIRE.

ASPIRE is an online marketplace to exchange material resources. It matches waste resources from any business or organisation with potential manufactures or recyclers who can reuse the materials therefore reducing waste that would otherwise go to landfill.

Join this free webinar to understand the many benefits to your organisation or community group. Register today to save your spot.
Cleantech Industries Sunshine Coast Inc. will host the inaugural GreenX Talks Conference & Expo.

A full day conference and expo at The Events Centre, Caloundra, starting with a breakfast and continuing to 5pm on Wednesday 19 October 2022.

It will feature up to 16 inspiring, knowledgeable and diverse speakers on a broad range of sustainability in business topics.

If you can't make the full day, you can still book for the breakfast event!
As Queensland companies continue to recover from global pandemic, New Zealand is considered an ideal export market with great potential for expansion. In 2021, New Zealand was the 12th-largest export market for Queensland goods worth $1,166.8 million in 2021.

This breakfast will provide valuable market insights for Sunshine Coast businesses who are looking to explore new business opportunities in New Zealand across industry sectors such as:

Health | Tech, Digital Innovation and Knowledge | Food & Agribusiness | Screen/film | Manufacturing
Speakers will include:

Mayor Mark Jamieson, Sunshine Coast Council | Michael Carey, Chief Executive Officer at Trade and Investment Queensland (TBC) | Richard Simpson, Director Business Development at Trade and Investment Queensland, New Zealand (online) | Phillipa Hawken, Senior Business Development Manager, Australian Trade and Investment Commission in Auckland (online).

The breakfast will also feature a panel discussion with Q&A opportunity and a case study of a Sunshine Coast business successfully trading in New Zealand.
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The Premier of Queensland’s Export Awards is returning for its 32nd year! This prestigious event recognises the businesses behind Queensland’s $100 billion export industry.   Sunshine Coast Council is a proud sponsor of this event which is bought to you by Trade and Investment Queensland.

Date: Wednesday 5 October 2022
Time: 6.00pm arrival for 7.00pm commencement
Location: Royal International Convention Centre, 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills, Brisbane 4006
Tickets to the Award Gala event are now on sale. Join us in celebrating the achievements of the winners and buy a ticket today.
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