Forums and Events

2022 Federal Election ‘Meet the Candidates’ Forum

06 May 2022

As is customary for the Sunshine Coast Business Council in the lead up to an election, we once again hosted our ‘Meet the Candidates Forum’ with candidates of the three major parties in both Fisher and Fairfax. This members-only event provided the opportunity to learn more about the candidates, their policies and what their views…

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Tom Seymour, PwC CEO, Lunch Friday 4th March – Covid-19, Economic recovery, the Budget and the Sunshine

14 March 2022

On Friday 4th March Sunshine Coast Business Council held a sell-out lunch addressing nearly 100 of the Coast’s business leaders who came to hear PwC CEO, Tom Seymour, provide insights into the macro-economic themes in the global and national economies against the backdrop of current economic and market conditions and the coming Federal Election. Despite the curveballs…

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February 2022 – Strategic Directions Workshop

24 February 2022

SCBC held its 2022 strategic workshop with members on 24 February 2022 with attendance by both invited guests and members. The workshop focused on sustainable economic growth and reflected on the year that was and the impacts of Covid and how the Region ended the 2021 year and what would be required to continue to…

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SCBC Annual General Meeting and Christmas Drinks Thursday 25th November 2021 – Surfair Beach Hotel

25 November 2021

Agenda Audited Financial Statements 2020-2021 Chair’s Annual Report

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Think Tank Series 5

06 August 2021

Preparation of an industry submission as part of Sunshine Coast Council’s community engagement seeking input into a proposed a new Planning Scheme. SCBC chaired three separate workshops attended by twenty industry and council representatives between May and July 2021 to consider what is required of a modern planning scheme to support growth and changing industry…

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Making Sunshine Coast region a competitive digital economy

06 August 2021

SCBC has hosted several discovery sessions during 2020 and 2021 to explore the need and opportunities to grow ICT as a core regional capability to underpin digitalisation of the regional economy. One of the key recommendations to emerge from this work was to establish a regional ICT Industry Group to bring leadership and cohesion to…

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Ageing in Place Conference – Tues 20th July 2021

18 June 2021

Ageing in Place Conference Conference Details:   PROGRAM To view the conference program brochure, click here Sunshine Coast Business Council held the Ageing in Place Conference on 20th July 2021 at the University of the Sunshine Coast, the conference was attended by over 130 people with Nationally recognised speaker. Our expectations of how and where…

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March 2021 – Strategy Directions Workshop

23 March 2021

SCBC held its 2021 strategic workshop with members on 8th March 2021 with strong attendance by members and invited guests. The workshop focused on the economic and employment position of the region during this COVID period, the activity to enable and sustain a pipeline of Regional Projects enabling jobs as well as discussion regarding the…

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SCBC Annual General Meeting & Christmas Drinks – Thursday 3rd December 2020 – Surfair Beach Hotel

03 December 2020

Agenda Audited Financial Statements 2019-2020 Chair’s Annual Report

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Combined Government & Business Forum – 26 November 2020 – University of the Sunshine Coast

26 November 2020

Opening address speech by Jennifer Westacott, Chief Executive Officer, Business Council of Australia Andrew Wallace MP presentation Mayor Clare Stewart presentation Ted O’Brien MP presentation Agenda  

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