Be scene to sell your event
  • Tuesday 17 September 2013

Want to maximise exposure of your event? Then make sure you come along to the next Sunshine Coast Events Network (scene) educational workshop and networking evening on Wednesday 25 September.

Learn the benefits of working with tourism markets and how to write successful funding applications by securing your place now for scene workshop held at Sunshine Coast TAFE’s Mooloolaba campus from 1.30pm.

Sunshine Coast Council’s scene program is open to those who are new to the events industry, are looking to run a new event or would like to further develop existing events or skill sets.

The final scene event for 2013 won’t disappoint with two professional industry presenters primed to help you in Selling your Event.

Discover the advantages of working with tourism markets with Tourism and Events Queensland’s (TEQ) Director of Sunshine Coast Destination Partnerships, Lynne Banford. Gain practical tips, hints and resources on how to increase your event’s exposure by working with the tourism industry and what partnership opportunities are available through TEQ.

Leonie Murray from Workforce Improvement Initiatives shares her experience in writing successful grant and funding applications and will reveal how to ensure applications get the attention they deserve to increase the chance of a positive outcome.

Immediately following the workshop, join Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson at the networking evening from 5.30pm to find out the impact of the new Economic Development Strategy on the region’s events industry.

This informal event provides an opportunity for those in the local events industry to build important business relationships. It is free to attend and includes finger food, entertainment, lucky door prizes and a cash bar. To RSVP for this event please email events@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au .

Local company Solar Laser Productions will showcase their new LED products and Illuminated Industries will unveil their world first funky illuminated water bottles and couches.

Bookings for the workshop are essential. Cost to attend is just $30 per person or $25 for students or pensioners and includes a delicious afternoon tea. For the full workshop program or to purchase tickets please visit council’s website or phone council on 5475 7272.

scene is proudly supported by Business Events Sunshine Coast, the University of the Sunshine Coast and Sunshine Coast TAFE.