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Member AGM & Christmas Drinks

01 November 2019

Join us for the Member AGM & Christmas Drinks. Please note this event is for members and invited guests only. To book, click on the image or links below. Member AGM & Christmas Drinks flyer Book at https://www.trybooking.com/BGGKL  

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Sunshine Coast has healthy outlook for future job creation

31 October 2019

Infrastructure investment, with a particular focus on transport, education and training, was at the forefront of discussion during the fourth annual Sunshine Coast Business Council’s Combined Government & Business Forum. Sunshine Coast Business Council Chair Sandy Zubrinich said the forum, which was held at USC’s Innovation Centre, was an important collaboration of more than 70…

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Building the right foundations for a brighter Sunshine Coast

25 October 2019

Politicians and the business community will put their minds together on 29 October at USC’s Innovation Centre to consider the Sunshine Coast region’s progress toward economic sustainability and positioning for future prosperity in a fast changing digital world. The fourth annual Combined Government & Business Forum hosted by Sunshine Coast Business Council will explore key…

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Driving new industry growth through digital transformation

04 September 2019

Industry leaders, government and academics congregated at Monday’s Sunshine Coast Business Council workshop at Marcoola to identify areas for growth and innovation through transformative digital technologies. Sunshine Coast Business Council Chair Sandy Zubrinich said the new submarine cable when completed, together with 5G and NBN, provided the modern infrastructure for industry innovation and growth through…

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Digitalisation – Moving the Regional Economy Forward

03 September 2019

The Sunshine Coast is on the cusp of a digital revolution and the Sunshine Coast Business Council wants to ensure the health and education industries have the right tools and strategies to make the most of the fast-changing landscape. Industry leaders and academics will take part in a workshop on Monday 2 September at Marcoola…

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Digitalisation – Moving the Regional Economy Forward

02 September 2019

Digitalisation is at its infancy in this region and we are accepting responsibility to help other regional stakeholders maximise the take up of transformative digital technologies across industries. Industry and the three layers of government to build on the work already undertaken and an approach to develop an industry strawman initially for three industries (health,…

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Youth worker reveals the harsh truth of homelessness ahead of Vinnies Sleepout

01 August 2019

Next week is national Homelessness Week As members of the Sunshine Coast community prepare to sleep rough at the Vinnies Corporate and Community Sleepout on Thursday, 8 August, shocking statistics reveal nearly 24 per cent of homeless people in Australia are under the age of 18. Vinnies Youth Homelessness Mobile Support Worker Dean Hanley —…

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SC Business Council Chair calls on local businesses to support the Vinnies Corporate & Community Sleepout

18 July 2019

  WHAT Sunshine Coast Business Council Chair Sandy Zubrinich is calling on local business people to step up and swap their cosy beds for a cardboard box to support the Vinnies Corporate & Community Sleepout on 8 August. This is such an important cause and we’re looking for additional sleepers to brave the cold and…

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2019 Vinnies Community Sleepout – Thursday 8th August

20 June 2019

Vinnies SC Sleepout sponsorship proposal. To sleep out or to donate to the SCBC team, please follow the link:   https://vinniesqld.grassrootz.com/2019-vinnies-community-sleepout-sunshine-coast/sunshine-coast-business-council.

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Alan Smith & Fran Dall'Alba

Data cable set to supercharge economy

12 June 2019

Yesterday over 120 local business people gathered at the Maroochy RSL for a Sunshine Coast Business Council conference exploring the benefits of the soon-to-be-installed international submarine cable. The cable will see the Sunshine Coast enjoy the fastest data connection to Asia from the east coast and initial indications are that the project will contribute $927…

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