Presentations from March 2022 breakfast

Two fantastic presentation were delivered by both the Gold Coast Airport and the City of Gold Coast. If you missed it or want to find out more, we have uploaded these for you.

Disaster recovery funding now open

Small businesses, primary producers and non-profit organisations in the defined disaster areas who were directly impacted by the recent South East Queensland Rainfall and Flooding, 22 February - 7 March 2022 may now apply for Extraordinary Disaster Assistance Recovery Grants.

Natural disaster support for businesses

A range of support and information is available for businesses impacted by the recent rainfall and floods.

South East Queensland Natural Disaster Business Survey

The Department of Employment, Small Business and Training would like to connect with business owners impacted by recent rainfall and flooding to identify what help they need during this challenging time. It is important we can support them to recover and get back on track quickly.

Property Council of Australia - Advocacy Alert

Updated flood information for QLD based Property Council Members (at 1 March 2022)

Destination Gold Coast - Tourism Matters - 28 February 2022

A message of support and business resources.

Kickstart Graduate Program - Applications Closing 11 March 2022

Do you have newly graduated employees in your team? Or team members who are due to finish their studies in the next 6 months? If so, you might like to consider Study Gold Coast’s Kickstart Graduate Program.

Small Business Connect - February 2022 edition

Updates from the Queensland Government's Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.

Beachfront dining never looked so good

A radical new beachfront dining destination has opened on the Gold Coast marking a significant evolution for an iconic Kirra beachfront site.

Help celebrate the heroes in our community

City of Gold Coast wishes to recognise those people that are changing lives and our community for the better.

Helping businesses stand out through creative tendering

Join a free webinar on how to improve your chances of tendering success.

Queensland business confidence crash as reopening boost falls flat

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Queensland (CCIQ) Pulse Survey data for the December 2021 quarter shows business confidence in the next 12 months fell 16.9 points to the lowest reading since the start of the COVID economic crisis in March 2020.

Opening to the world with a $200 million aviation attraction package

The Queensland government has announced that it will commit $100 million towards an aviation attraction package. This dollar figure will combine with an additional $100 million contributed by the state's four international airports.

Impressive line up to kick off a series of events for the year

The Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce kicks off the events calendar with a stellar line up of guest speakers including Laura Gerber MP, Alfred Slogrove and Professor Julie Jomeen for the first event on the 17th of February 2022.

Mental Health Coaching program

NewAccess, developed by Beyond Blue, is a free and confidential mental health coaching program for small business owners and sole traders.

2022 Queensland Training Awards now open

Nominations are now open for the 2022 Queensland Training Awards – celebrating excellence in training and the transformative power of skills.

Queensland business is everyone's business

Now is the time for Queensland consumers and businesses to be depending on their communities and local supply chains for goods, services, stock and resources.

Small Business Connect - January 2022 edition

Updates from the Queensland Government's Department of Employment, Small Business and Training.

Something ROARsome has arrived at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary’s new experience, Extinction Trail, has been 100 million years in the making! A permanent, immersive outdoor adventure, Extinction Trail’s special effects and lifelike models will transport you to a time when dinosaurs and megafauna ruled the earth!

Managing COVID-19 in workplaces

Understanding COVID-19 close contact rules for workplaces and critically essential workers

How has your business recovered from the Covid-19 economic crisis?

CCIQ's December quarter Pulse Survey is your chance to have your business voice heard and help us advocate to government on behalf of businesses across the state for better business conditions in Queensland.

Gold Coast City Business Feedback - Coolangatta/Kirra precinct

The City Economy team at the City of the Gold Coast would like your feedback around recent business trading conditions in the Coolangatta – Kirra precinct.

New Year - New Me (Brand)

The Southern Gold Coast Chamber of Commerce has launched into the New Year with a new look, new name and even a new website.

Queensland’s border changes

The Premier has announced that from 1am Saturday (15 Jan), Queensland’s domestic border restrictions are being lifted.

Do the right thing and step up to clean up this Clean Up Australia Day

Businesses are invited to run a Business Clean Up event as part of Clean Up Australia Day again in 2022.

CCIQ Quarterly Pulse Survey now open - Have you business voice heard

CCIQ’s December Pulse Survey is now open!

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary named Queensland’s Best Tourist Attraction

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary has won Queensland’s most prestigious tourism accolade, named Best Major Tourist Attraction at last Friday nights Queensland Tourism Awards.

HoneyWorld re-launches on the Southern Gold Coast

Gold Coast Icon Honeyworld has been renovated and reopened with Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

Now available - CCIQ and ACCI's COVID-19 vaccination employer guide

Need more detail on how the COVID-19 vaccination impacts your business?

See CCIQ's and the Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry's COVID-19 vaccination and the workplace employer guide (August 2021).

FREE WORKSHOP! Digital Marketing 101: Connecting with your ideal customer

Do you struggle with Digital Marketing? Need to get online but not sure where to start?

With a simple guide to the world of digital marketing, let Sarah Davis from Business Station show you how to reach your ideal customer organically (free). From free tools like Google My Business, to social media and online selling, Sarah will show you what you need and what you don’t need!

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