August 2023 Business After Hours – Brewery Networking Event at Burleigh Barrels

In partnership with the Gold Coast Junior Chamber of Commerce, a fun and relaxing night of networking was held on Thursday 17th August 2023 at the feel-good venue, Burleigh Barrels.

July 2023 Breakfast - Post-budget breakfast briefing with City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate

An insightful breakfast was held at Currumbin RSL on Thursday 27 July 2023, with City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate as our key speaker, who provided an overview of the final City of Gold Coast budget for 2023-2024, and how it is proposed to affect Southern Gold Coast businesses.

June 2023 Business After Hours at Little Cooly

An awesome night of networking was held at Little Cooly, with the opportunity provided to hear from a guest speaker from Northern Rivers Reconstruction Corporation (NRRC) on flood recovery and rebuild program of works and opportunities available for local businesses to participate and support Northern NSW businesses and workforce.

May 2023 Breakfast - The importance of small business to the Gold Coast economy

To celebrate Queensland Small Business Month, breakfast was held at Coolangatta Surf Club on Thursday 11th May, with speakers Dominique Lamb (Queensland Small Business Commissioner) and Dean Gould (Chief Marketing Officer, Southern Cross University) sharing with us their unique insights and recognising the importance of small business operators to the Gold Coast economy.

April 2022 Breakfast - Currumbin RSL ANZAC Day & Veteran Welfare Update

An inspiring breakfast was held at Currumbin RSL, with speaker Michael Humphreys (President of the Currumbin Palm Beach RSL Sub Branch) highlighting the activities that Currumbin RSL has planned on and in the lead up to ANZAC Day 2023, as well as the many services provided through its Veteran Support Centre.

Business After Hours – Le Blancs Wine Bar

This was a great opportunity to wine down and network at Tugun’s exciting new wine bar, Le Blanc’s. Founded by Gavin White, owner of neighbouring venue “Backbone Bar and Kitchen”, Le Blancs promotes itself as an upmarket but laid back watering hole.

Breakfast - Key issues facing the Southern Gold Coast

A great breakfast was had at Currumbin Wildlife as we heard from the leader of the Opposition Mr David Crisafulli, and our local member Laura Gerber about the key issues facing our local community & economy.

Social by the Sea - Networking Morning - Feb 2023

We enjoyed a morning by the sea at everyone’s favourite local venue, Palm Beach Surf Club.

Christmas Cheer at The Salty Fox rooftop bar

We farewelled the year that was and enjoyed some early Christmas Cheer!

Oct 2022 Breakfast - Environmental Sustainability for Small Business

We heard from the Honourable Meaghan Scanlon, State Minister for the Environment & the Great Barrier Reef * Minister for Science & Youth Affairs.

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary update and SGC AGM Breakfast - Aug 2022

Held our 2022 AGM on Thursday 25th August at the Currumbin RSL with a presentation from the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary as they celebrate an amazing 75 years of being open to the public.

August 2022 - Business After Hours

Great opportunity networking and rewarding the team at a relaxed and informal evening at Tallebudgera SLSC.

July Breakfast - Meet the City of Gold Coast new CEO

A wonderful breakfast event was held at the iconic Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary on Thursday July 14. We heard from Tim Baker, the new CEO of the City of Gold Coast, with an introduction by Mayor Tom Tate. Tim providing an overview of his first 5 months in the new role.

June breakfast event - Sustainable business growth & making the most of opportunities

A positive and engaging morning at the Coolangatta Surf Club with guest speaker Heidi Cooper, CEO of Chamber of Commerce & Industry Queensland (CCIQ) talking about sustainable business growth & making the most of opportunities.

Social by the Sea - Networking Morning - Apr 2022

What better way to kickstart your Friday than to Network and Connect with professionals from across the Southern Gold Coast on the top Deck of Vikings SLSC, checked out the spectacular 180 degree views of Currumbin and enjoyed a free coffee on us.

Burleigh Brewing Twilight Networking

Great evening of casual networking at Burleigh Brewing with a brief address from Peta (co-founder) followed by a tour of their brewery.

Gold Coast Airport and GC Business Portal Updates

Great morning at Currumbin RSL where we learn about all the exciting developments taking place at GC Airport as well as the newly launched Gold Coast Business (GCB) Portal.

The Road Ahead for the Education Industry

A great turn out for the first event of 2022 at Rydges Gold Coast Airport as we heard from three industry experts on what lies ahead for one of the most important industries on the Southern Gold Coast.

Christmas Cheer at The Salty Fox rooftop bar at Rydges

We farewelled the year that was and enjoyed some early Christmas Cheer at our final event for 2021 at the Salty Fox rooftop bar located on the 7th Floor at the spectacular Rydges GC Airport.

Small business recovery towards the new covid normal

A delicious breakfast was had at this stunning new hotel as we heard from The Honourable Di Farmer MP, the Minister for Employment and Small Business and Minister for Training and Skills Development.

Business Resilience by Titans CEO Steve Mitchell

A delicious breakfast in glorious Coolangatta was had, as we heard from Gold Coast Titans CEO Steve Mitchell, on lessons learned about resilience in the world of elite sport & how they translate into lessons for business in these trying times. We also heard from Anthony Mitchell Director of the Clontarf Foundation.

Photos by Annie Noon of Fotoforce.

2021 AGM Breakfast

There was a formal element to the morning as the Chamber held its annual AGM and we also had a couple of special guest speakers with insightful presentations on topics relevant to all Businesses and were joined by Karen Andrews MP.

Balter Brewing - August “Business After Hours” Event

This was a great opportunity to network and reward the team at a relaxed and informal evening in a great location, Balter Brewery, a modern industrial space located in the heart of Currumbin.

Post Budget Luncheon with Mayor Tom Tate & Cr. Gail O’Neill

Mayor Tom Tate briefed us on the City of Gold Coast budget and we also heard from Cr Gail O’Neill on the impact of the budget in Division 14 and some exciting project updates.

Road to Recovery Lunch - 4th March 2021

With special guest speakers including Patricia O’Callaghan, CEO Destination Gold Coast, Jan McCormick, CEO Major Events Gold Coast and City of Gold Coast Mayor Tom Tate.

South Coast Region 2021 - The Road Ahead

Andrew Wheeler shared his valuable insights into the vision for the South Coast Region on the M1 Program, Coomera Connector and works across the region for 2021. He also took the time to share the journey that was for 2020, and how this has shaped works going forward for TMR and Industry colleagues.

Christmas Cheer at The Salty Fox rooftop bar at Rydges Gold Coast Airport

Great evening to farewell the year that was and welcome some Christmas Cheer in readiness for a great LIFT OFF to 2021 !

Photos by Annie Noon - Fotoforce

Relaxing evening at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Great evening had by all at the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, one of the Gold Coasts most iconic locations, and we helped raise $2,000 for the Wildlife Hospital.

Meet the Candidates Breakfast 2020

100 people met the candidates for Burleigh and Currumbin on 15th October 2020.

Photos by Annie Noon - Fotoforce

2020 September Breakfast / AGM, City Of Gold Coast eMarketplace and CCIQ

Insightful presentations on the new City Of Gold Coast eMarketplace vendor procurement system, initiatives from CCIQ that are helping businesses during these challenging times, followed by the AGM and welcoming the new board.

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