There are a range of specialist services, training programs, accelerators and resources to support businesses that are establishing and expanding on the Sunshine Coast.
ASPIRE is a free online B2B tool for businesses with up to 100 staff who need to list unwanted waste streams and be connected to businesses who can use this input as a reuse.
Level Up is a Sunshine Coast Council delivered platform that collates resources and support from local chambers of commerce, industry groups and all levels of government to provide you with a centralised information source. Identify a business focus area and learn of available opportunities.
Business support programs
Council’s Business Support web portal is a one stop shop for businesses on the Sunshine Coast, including: local business support, becoming a sustainable business, industry networks, and connections to projects and procurement opportunities, to name a few resources.
Sunshine Coast Council encourages business owners and leaders to consider exporting nationally and internationally as a pathway for increased success. The Export Program has been designed to provide businesses with training programs, industry insights, resources, networking events and much more.
Tender Alert Service
Council uses the Queensland Government QTenders electronic tendering system.
You can subscribe to council’s tender alert service and be the first to know when a tender is advertised. Simply visit the Sunshine Coast Council website.
To obtain tender and expression of interest documents, please visit the QTenders website.
The Sunshine Coast Jobs Hub connects you, the talent with local industry by showcasing the latest job and career opportunities here in our Sunshine Coast region.
Jobs Queensland provides strategic advice on future skills needs, workforce planning and development, and apprenticeships and traineeships
Incubators and accelerators
A continued investment in talent and skills is crucial to preparing our workforce with the knowledge and experience they need to compete in a global marketplace. There are many initiatives that demonstrate the collaborative nature of the entrepreneurship, innovation and digital ecosystem that exists on the Sunshine Coast.
The Sunshine Coast business community is highly engaged and connected through a range of chambers of commerce and industry groups.