If you own or operate a business in the Gold Coast region, some of the following links relating to business operations and management might be of assistance.
Small Business Solutions is an award-winning Queensland Smart State initiative designed with small businesses, micro businesses and home-based businesses in mind.
As we are government subsidised, seeking support from Small Business Solutions is an affordable way to get great results. Programs include Business Mentoring and Workshops.
CCIQ is a not-for-profit organisation run by business owners, for business owners. They assist members with business tools, events and advice which make a difference to their life and their bottom line.
The Gold Coast Business Excellence Awards are the region's leading honours for business achievements. Entries are due on the 1st of each month by 5.00pm from May to October inclusive. Each month, awards are presented in 10 categories. At the end of the year, all the monthly winners vie for annual awards in each category and compete for the Business of the Year Award honour at a black tie Gala Awards Dinner held at The Star Gold Coast in November of each year.
Tourism is a key industry for the Gold Coast region and there are a number of supportive groups and organisations that provide assistance to businesses within this category. Below are some useful links:
Gold Coast Region is a unique and diverse landscape and thus unlike many other regions, the area has a number Chambers of Commerce. Whilst the Gold Coast Central Chamber of Commerce is the largest and covers 46% of the region you may be interested in the other charters on the Gold Coast. These inlcude:
The Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland
Gold Coast North Chamber of Commerce
Southport Chamber of Commerce and Industry Inc.
Mudgeeraba Chamber of Commerce
Creek to Creek Chamber of Commerce
Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 3918, Robina Town Centre,
Gold Coast 4230
07 5578 7184