FREE LUNCH BY TOP CHEFS FOR A CAUSE

FREE LUNCH BY TOP CHEFS FOR A CAUSE

NEIL Perry, Matt Moran and Maggie Beer (pictured) are among a stellar line-up helping host OzHarvest's fourth annual Think.Eat.Save event at lunchtime today.

An array of high profile chefs and hospitality companies will prepare free hot lunch made from surplus food for Australian non-profit OzHarvest, which is the nation's first and l...

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GRAB BITE-SIZED TIPS FROM DOUGHNUT TIME'S SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR

GRAB BITE-SIZED TIPS FROM DOUGHNUT TIME'S SERIAL ENTREPRENEUR

FOR a good time, join Business News Australia and Doughnut Time entrepreneur Damian Griffiths as we launch the 2016 Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur Awards.

Find out everything you need to know about entering the 2016 Gold Coast Young Entrepreneur Awards as you enjoy a night with likeminded business professionals.

Hear from serial entr...

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BUSINESS NEWS AUSTRALIA AND IVVY TEAM UP

BUSINESS NEWS AUSTRALIA AND IVVY TEAM UP

BUSINESS News Australia has launched a new venue hire site in partnership with leading events and venue management cloud computing software company iVvy, in a move that is set to further revolutionise the way businesses plan and manage their event needs.

The new venue hire site offers the opportunity for event planners to easily search, ...

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GOODBYE FINANCIAL YEAR, HELLO CHRISTMAS!

GOODBYE FINANCIAL YEAR, HELLO CHRISTMAS!

We know that everyone needs a fabulous end-of-year venue to help celebrate their equally fantastic staff and clients.

With so many venues to choose from, the perfect one can be tricky to find, so we have made things simple and featured only the best! Whether you fancy tradition, come alive in a casual setting or want a venue that's a...

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SUPERCARS SPEED INTO QUEENSLAND

SUPERCARS SPEED INTO QUEENSLAND

SUPERCARS CEO James Warburton has expressed his delight with securing the Castrol Gold Coast 600 and the Castrol EDGE Townsville 400 for the next three years. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Warburton confirmed an agreement to continue the Gold Coast and Townsville events until 2019. "As well as delivering significant tourism a...

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CUSTOMS HOUSE UNVEILS NEW EVENT SPACE

CUSTOMS HOUSE UNVEILS NEW EVENT SPACE

BRISBANE icon Customs House has expanded its event offering with the official launch of cocktail party space The River Room. Spectacular views of the river and Story Bridge, striking architecture and modern amenities are just the icing on the cake for upscale affairs in The River Room, so named for its riverside location in the surrounds ...

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SYDNEY SHINES BRIGHT AS VIVID TAKES OVER

SYDNEY SHINES BRIGHT AS VIVID TAKES OVER

SYDNEY has a real glow about it at the moment with the annual Vivid Sydney festival consuming the city. Around 100 light installations are lighting up Sydney, projecting colourful artwork throughout the city including on local landmarks such as the Harbour Bridge and Opera House. Vivid Sydney is the world's largest festival of lig...

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HILTON SYDNEY EXPANDS EVENT OFFERING

HILTON SYDNEY EXPANDS EVENT OFFERING

EVENT organisers at Hilton Sydney are saying goodbye to print-outs of agendas, speaker bios and directions and hello to Event Briefcase, a new app putting events in the palm of people's hands. In partnership with event management company Staging Connections, Hilton Sydney has launched a free event app that enables greater attendee eng...

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BOAT SHOW SETS NEW BENCHMARK

BOAT SHOW SETS NEW BENCHMARK

THE Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show has wrapped up for another year, with 41,000 people walking through the gates of the four-day event on the Gold Coast. The boat show featured more than $150 million of the latest and most impressive boats across hundreds of displays on both water and land, including power and sail boats, superyac...

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MISSION ACCOMPLISHED BY TOURISM EXCHANGE

MISSION ACCOMPLISHED BY TOURISM EXCHANGE

THE Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) is wrapping up on the Gold Coast, with tourism bosses lauding the success of the local industry. Visitors from across Australia and the world descended on the glitter strip for the highly anticipated event, which Tourism Australia head John O'Sullivan (pictured) says experienced record numbers. ...

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PERFORMANCE BOATS MAKE MARK AT COAST BOAT SHOWS

PERFORMANCE BOATS MAKE MARK AT COAST BOAT SHOWS

LEADING performance and recreational watersports brands are set to be as big a drawcard as luxury boats at this year's Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show (SCIBS). With watersports proving to be a fast-growing segment of the marine industry, SCIBS general manager Johan Hasser says it is important the show evolves to promote every f...

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ADVENTURE SPORT STARS TO CONVERGE ON COAST

ADVENTURE SPORT STARS TO CONVERGE ON COAST

SOME of the world's most famous adventure sport stars are heading to the Gold Coast with their GoPros to film a range of action footage expected to reach tens of millions of people around the world. Olympians, endurance and adventure athletes, skydivers, swimmers, surfers, snowboarders, wakeboarders, skateboarders, BMX riders, motorcy...

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THE WAY FORWARD FOR MINING IN AUSTRALIA

THE WAY FORWARD FOR MINING IN AUSTRALIA

INDUSTRY heavyweights are set to examine current mining and engineering trends, and provide rare commentary on what lies ahead for the coal mining industry, at the 2016 Queensland Mining and Engineering (QME) Exhibition. QME, to be held at the Mackay Showground, is set to bring nationwide industry innovators together from July 26-28, feat...

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NEXT STOP: CUSTOMS HOUSE FOR JAMIE PHEROUS

NEXT STOP: CUSTOMS HOUSE FOR JAMIE PHEROUS

JAMIE Pherous founded Corporate Travel Management in 1994. Ever since, the company has been on the up, taking flight from its Brisbane headquarters to become the largest privately-owned travel management company in Australia.

Corporate Travel Management floated on the ASX in December 2010 following an over-subscribed IPO. Today, the comp...

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MEET THE COMM GAMES FURRY NEW MASCOT

MEET THE COMM GAMES FURRY NEW MASCOT

A SURFING koala has been revealed as the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games mascot, exactly two years to the day from of the opening ceremony of the 2018 sporting event. Borobi, the indigenous Yugambeh language word for koala, was inspired by a drawing by Brisbane school teacher Merrilyn Krohn, the winner of the GC2018 Mascot Design Competitio...

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HOLLYWOOD & STARTUP STARS TO SHINE AT VIVID SYDNEY

HOLLYWOOD & STARTUP STARS TO SHINE AT VIVID SYDNEY

VIVID Sydney will shine for 23 nights this year with a killer line-up of speakers including Atlassian, the Hollywood hit-makers behind House of Cards and Orange Is The New Black, and Canva's Melanie Perkins.

The business savvy speakers will take the stage at the three-week long premier Sydney business event beginning in late May which enc...

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SHAGGY'S 'ZERO ATTITUDE' PATH TO SUCCESS

SHAGGY'S 'ZERO ATTITUDE' PATH TO SUCCESS

BOXER turned businessman Shannon 'Shaggy' King will share his journey at his first speaking gig in a major coup for the Agile Business Convention. The three-time Australian super welterweight champion has gone from strength to strength since opening Corporate Box Gym in Brisbane in 2008. The Lutwyche facility has become one of...

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BERNARD SALT'S VISION FOR ROBINA

BERNARD SALT'S VISION FOR ROBINA

FUTURIST Bernard Salt (pictured) is set to present the vision and opportunities for the central Gold Coast at a special event highlighting the potential of the Robina suburb.  The Robina/Varsity 2050 - A Future Vision for Gold Coast City event, will highlight the rapid population growth and billions of dollars of investment and innova...

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JUPITERS' FRESH NEW UNVEILING

JUPITERS' FRESH NEW UNVEILING

EXECUTIVES and politicians joined musicians and reality television stars at Jupiters Hotel and Casino last night to witness the latest unveiling of its $345 million upgrade. The official launch of Garden Kitchen & Bar follows the success of Jupiters' popular dining experiences Kiyomi and Cucina Vivo, launched in December 2014. ...

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FEDERER'S STAR POWER

FEDERER'S STAR POWER

WHILE its seaside neighbour may have Hollywood appeal, the world's most marketable sports stars are drawn to Brisbane.

Brisbane tourism continues to scale new heights every new year, with the lure of big stars and long-time visitors like Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova for Brisbane International this month proving a drawcard.

Rick Ha...

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