Businesses that support the Sunshine Coast Business Awards
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Major Program Partner, Sunshine Coast Council has supported the Sunshine Coast Business Awards since their inception and have been a major sponsor for the past eight years. The Sunshine Coast Business Awards are renowned for recognising the many leading business success stories throughout the region and provides an exceptional opportunity for local businesses and sponsors to connect and be recognised locally and nationally. These Business Awards, which highlight the best and most innovative businesses we have in our region, have become the largest of their type in regional Australia. An awards program is a key action of the Regional Economic Development Strategy which highlights the need to support business excellence through a highly competitive award and recognition program. The Sunshine Coast is one of the most exciting business destinations in Australia. The region offers a highly skilled and educated workforce, a focus on innovation, an increasingly diverse economy and well-planned areas for business growth. Council provides a range of services to enable local business to thrive and to support investment in the region.
Walker Corporation is proud to be the master developer for the Maroochydore City Centre on the Sunshine Coast. We are Australia’s largest private, diversified development company with over 50 years’ experience and have delivered over 1000 projects that span the length and width of Australia, and internationally: in America, Canada, Fiji and Malaysia. We’re one of the few developers with expertise across all areas of the property spectrum, from residential through to master planned communities, retail, commercial, industrial and resort living. What is most important to us is that they serve their respective communities well, incorporating leading edge engineering, technology and ecologically sustainable development practises.
Welcoming almost 1.3 million passengers in the 2018/19 financial year, Sunshine Coast Airport is one of the fastest growing airports in Australia. Accommodating flights through our airline partners, destinations with direct services include Adelaide, Auckland, Cairns, Canberra, Emerald, Melbourne, Newcastle and Sydney. Sunshine Coast Airport is committed to becoming the airport of choice for the region, and will see us bring more flights, more often to new and existing destinations.
Located in a peaceful, leafy, natural environment, Buderim Private Hospital is proudly part of UnitingCare, one of the largest hospital groups in Queensland. With experience that’s more than 40 years in the making, Buderim Private Hospital is home to the latest technology, cutting edge diagnostic services, a wide range of highly qualified specialist and around 800 dedicated staff.
Omnia Legal – Focused on the Important. Prepared for Anything.
We are Sunshine Coast-based lawyers specialising in business and family law. We pride ourselves on always being a step ahead, so our clients are prepared to take the next step and make business and life decisions with confidence. Simplifying the complex, we seek to understand the core of the issue or the heart of the objective to develop real, effective solutions. Omnia Legal communicate your way and share with you what you want and need to know, working as your trusted team with a united goal.
Judo Bank is Australia’s first challenger bank for small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) and the first fully licensed Australian bank to IPO in 25 years.
With a truly customer-first culture and a focus on relationship led banking, Judo began building an enviable team by attracting some of the country’s best business bankers to its growing organisation.
The Sunshine Coast was one of the first regional locations to have a Judo Bank relationship banker on the ground and now Judo has opened its first office in the region.
Stockland is one of the largest diversified property groups in Australia – owning, developing, and managing a large portfolio of retail town centres, workplace and logistics assets, residential communities and retirement living villages. On the Sunshine Coast, Stockland has been investing and contributing to the growth of the region for over 20 years. Current active projects in the region include residential and retirement developments including Aura, Birtinya and Bokarina Beach and town centres including Birtinya, Baringa and the future Aura City Centre. Stockland has demonstrated a commitment to investing in high value jobs across their projects including the Birtinya Health Hub and Town Centre, Kawana Business Village and Aura, creating over 30,000 long term jobs. Stockland looks forward to continued investment and operation of key assets into the future to continue to deliver ongoing economic contribution to the Sunshine Coast community.
With over 25 years of industry experience, Portable Creations has established itself as Australia’s leading supplier of exhibition systems, marketing solutions and portable display stands. Portable Creations is 100% Australian owned with our production facility and head office based in Sydney, and our professional network of sales and support offices located in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide and Canberra.
Sunquest Signs is one of the leading Signage, Plastics and LED Screen companies on the coast, with the Sunquest Brand entering its 38th year. Centrally located in Warana, with a 1000sqm manufacturing facility and qualified staff producing high quality projects, Sunquest Signs supplies signs, LED screens statewide. From concept to completion Sunquest is the “point of difference”.
SRJ Walker Wayland – Sunshine Coast, is a firm of Business Growth Advisors, Accountants and Auditors who are 100% committed to Growing Business, Growing People. We build genuine and long lasting relationships with our Clients, and help them to #ImagineBetter. Through our unique and holistic approach to Accounting, we help our Clients turn their business and personal goals into a reality. Our Team are experienced Advisors that can assist with everything from Start-ups, Strategic Planning, Profit Improvement, KPI Monitoring, Cashflows, Tax and Compliance as well as Succession Planning. We specialise in identifying the underlying causes of poor profit performance, and peel back inefficiencies undermining profitability, which is absolutely necessary to enable business growth.
BDO’s team of Sunshine Coast accountants and business advisers combines local market knowledge and technical expertise with the global reach, capacity and breadth of services of our global network. We provide a range of audit, tax and advisory services to a diverse client base across many industries. Our approach to client service is underpinned by strong, ongoing relationships and a drive to exceed your expectations. This involves anticipating your needs; being clear, open and swift in our communication; consistently meeting our commitments; providing the right people for the job; and creating value through innovative insights and advice you can rely on.
92.7 MIX FM means variety, older favourites and popular hits of today. The Sunshine Coast’s best mix – 92.7 MIX FM. With the Sunshine Coast’s longest running Breakfast Show, Mark & Caroline, the greatest hits all day with Lyndon and Todd & Sami driving you home, it really is the Sunshine Coast’s best mix. 92.7 MIX FM is proud to be connected to the community in every way. We’re passionate about our listeners and give back to the community through various appeals including our biggest effort, the annual ‘Give Me 5’ appeal. We’re passionate about our music too. Playing the greatest hits from the past 50 years that people love. 92.7 MIX FM is local, fun, outgoing, positive and happy to embrace change, 92.7 MIX FM is ‘The Best Mix on the Coast’.
In Kind Partner
We help grow your business online. kmo is a Brisbane based web design agency. kmo was established by experienced industry professionals in 2007 and has rapidly grown to become one of Australia’s leading website design and development companies.
kmo prides itself on offering valuable digital solutions that work for your business. Using the latest technologies and methods our website designers and developers assist companies to take their products and services online allowing them to broaden their market, increase awareness of their offerings, improve distribution channels as well as streamline and automate business processes.
Barry Alsop created his independent photography business Eyes Wide Open Images in 2000. Photography had simply been a life long hobby until a serious soul-searching exercise affirmed his desire to pursue his passion on a full time basis. During the past 20 or so years, he has documented an amazing range of events, sport, culture, travel, people and places.
Portable Creations is a boutique supplier of premium grade mobile marketing kits designed to suit your exact needs and budget; hire or buy, it’s your choice. From concept to completion, we provide an all-inclusive solution for your mobile marketing needs including project management, graphic design and on site logistics. With over 25 years of experience, Portable Creations are the leaders in mobile marketing.
The Sunshine Coast Convention Centre is the ultimate convention and event destination located within the natural beauty of bush and beach at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort. With fresh air and fresh ideas, we offer a flexible new way to conference. We are a premier convention and event destination combining a world class business and leisure venue with event expertise to create unique experiences. Step outside the box, this is not your average convention centre. The only limit is your imagination!