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.

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BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL READY TO MAKE A RACKET

BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL READY TO MAKE A RACKET

IF YOUR New Year's resolution is to keep good company, look no further than getting among the line-up at Brisbane International 2016.

It seems like a lot of people have made the resolution already, with limited stock left in corporate suites and boxes at the world-class January tournament that attracts 100,000 attendees each year. 
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SYDNEY BUSINESSES VYING FOR TOP GONG

SYDNEY BUSINESSES VYING FOR TOP GONG

LEADING Sydney businesses from Glebe, Newtown, Walsh Bay and the city centre will compete with businesses from across the state for the top gong at the 2015 NSW Business Chamber's Business Awards. A harbourside function venue, medical centre and a co-working space are among the 11 City of Sydney-based businesses competing for honours ...

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THE GOLD COAST 'STARTS UP' THIS WEEKEND

THE GOLD COAST 'STARTS UP' THIS WEEKEND

STARTUP Weekend will take place this weekend at Varsity Lakes, an event where participants have the opportunity to build a business in 54 hours.

This is the sixth time the Gold Coast has played host to Startup Weekend, which is designed to provide experiential education to technical and non-technical entrepreneurs of any age.

The event, he...

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GROWING THE CITY'S SPORTING CULTURE

GROWING THE CITY'S SPORTING CULTURE

SOME of the city's top business leaders are set to come together next month to discuss how the Gold Coast can ensure it is a serious player in staging and hosting sporting events. Mayor Tom Tate, CEO of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Mark Peters and CEO of PGA Australia Brian Thorburn (pictured) will address a special breakfas...

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2015 BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS REVEALED

2015 BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS REVEALED

THE battle of the young entrepreneurs has been fought and won, and in 2015 it was an innovative leader bucking the trend in a struggling mining recruitment sector that has won the day.

One Key Resources founder Grant Wechsel has been named Business News Australia's Brisbane Young Entrepreneur for 2015 and he was among 10 category win...

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GROWING SYDNEY'S ENTREPRENEURIAL CULTURE

GROWING SYDNEY'S ENTREPRENEURIAL CULTURE

SYDNEY'S burgeoning entrepreneur and startup community is set to welcome some of the tech sector's biggest national and international names to the city, as two festivals promoting and nurturing the tech industry collide.   Startup Week, a new week-long series of events for Sydney startups, includes guided tours of the city...

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EXTRACTING PEOPLE'S 'TRUE' QUALITIES THROUGH AN HOUR OF PLAY

EXTRACTING PEOPLE'S 'TRUE' QUALITIES THROUGH AN HOUR OF PLAY

IMAGINE going head to head against your colleagues in a true Survivor-style event - that is the reality created by one Australian company as it replicates the famous television program for the benefit of professional development. Through its Survivor team building event, Corporate Challenge Events says teams must work together, communicat...

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THE BEAT THAT DRIVES RAVE RADIO

THE BEAT THAT DRIVES RAVE RADIO

RAVE Radio is a business with a beat that is easily underestimated. The vibe created by interactive EDM performances has led to thousands of followers on social media as Rave Radio founders Brett Allen and James Todman (pictured L-R) have wowed the rave set for the past eight years. Performances at big-name events and nightclubs, with...

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HOSPITALITY TRAINING GETS SIX-STAR TREATMENT

HOSPITALITY TRAINING GETS SIX-STAR TREATMENT

QUEENSLAND has received its first six-star hospitality training course ahead of the proposed Queen's Wharf development, with 14 student entries already secured. The multibillion-dollar development has created demand for hospitality skilled Queenslanders, with TAFE Queensland and Echo Entertainment Group partnering to develop programs ...

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SHIFTING THE PERCEPTION OF THE GOLD COAST

SHIFTING THE PERCEPTION OF THE GOLD COAST

A NEW event set to launch at Surfers Paradise next month is promising to disrupt the way the city goes about its business. The Big Blue Sky festival will kick off at the Q1 on Thursday 5 November, with a number of local and international innovators focused on giving the Gold Coast a new lease on life as a capital of intelligence, sustaina...

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RIVERPITCH READY TO RUMBLE

RIVERPITCH READY TO RUMBLE

APPLICATIONS are now open for Queensland's leading startup investment event, RiverPitch, hosted by Brisbane co-working community River City Labs. 

Seven investment-ready start-ups across Australia have until September 25 to apply on the RiverPitch website to potentially have the chance of pitching to early-stage investors.

Start-u...

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FINALLY, THE CREATIVE CREDIT WE DESERVE

FINALLY, THE CREATIVE CREDIT WE DESERVE

ANYONE doubting Australia's ability to adapt post-resources boom, a Canadian think-tank has labelled our country as the most creative in the world, set to prosper in the global knowledge economy. 

It's a significant step-up on Australia's fifth place ranking in 2011, where the now seventh placed Sweden was in the top spot.

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SWEET AS, BRICKWORKS MAKES A BUZZ

SWEET AS, BRICKWORKS MAKES A BUZZ

THE Brickworks Centre will officially launch a buzzing new concept to the Gold Coast this weekend as it introduces more than 300,000 flying insects to the city.  The centre is undertaking the city's largest rooftop beehives project, in an attempt to fight the declining bee population while producing a signature Brickworks-flavour...

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GUESTS GIVE BIG AT RAY WHITE BALL

GUESTS GIVE BIG AT RAY WHITE BALL

JUST shy of $100,000 was raised by Gold Coasters at the Ray White Surfers Paradise Muscular Dystrophy Ball. The Ball, over its 22 years, has raised $3 million for Muscular Dystrophy Queensland. "Gold Coasters have demonstrated year on year that they're some of the most generous Australians and it's a credit to our communi...

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PROVIDING TLC FOR SICK KIDS IN HOSPITAL

PROVIDING TLC FOR SICK KIDS IN HOSPITAL

BUSINESS News Australia has joined forces with national charity TLC for Kids to help the organisation launch its services on the Gold Coast, and care for local children in hospital. TLC for Kids, an organisation that has raised more than $10 million for support services for sick kids in hospitals around Australia, will officially launch i...

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SIX INSIDER TIPS EVERY CHRISTMAS PARTY PLANNER NEEDS TO KNOW

SIX INSIDER TIPS EVERY CHRISTMAS PARTY PLANNER NEEDS TO KNOW

PLANNING the company Christmas party can feel extremely overwhelming. There are often time and budget constraints, and expectations for it to be bigger and better than last year.

Here are six insider tips every party planner needs to know. Create a 'hype plan' How will you get the word out there and make sure everyone is ...

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STARS SIGN ON TO CELEBRATE DECADE OF YOUNGCARE

STARS SIGN ON TO CELEBRATE DECADE OF YOUNGCARE

YOUNGCARE has enlisted some big names to perform at its annual Benefit Concert to raise money for young Australians with high care needs. Bernard Fanning, #1 Dads and Mosman Adler have donated their time to celebrate the charity's 10th anniversary at Brisbane City Hall in October. Fanning says he is looking forward to the event, a...

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BRISBANE MAKES ROOM FOR TWO MORE STARS

BRISBANE MAKES ROOM FOR TWO MORE STARS

THE state has thrown its support behind plans to increase the number of concerts held at Suncorp Stadium from four to six a year. Following an eight-week public consultation process, the community voted in favour of hosting more events to boost the local economy. About 4300 people completed the online survey, with more than 83 per cen...

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KEEPING FITNESS LIGHT

KEEPING FITNESS LIGHT

AUSTRALIANS have a lot to learn about 'fun runs' according to this Asian superbrand, who this weekend will be showing Brisbane residents just what they have been missing. Infinitus Productions, known for the Illumi Run brand in Malaysia, China and Singapore, has set up base in Australia, choosing Brisbane as its national head offi...

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