Sunshine Coast Business Awards – FAN Member Finalists

October 21, 2016

Congratulations to FAN’s members who have made it to the finals of this year’s Sunshine Coast Business Awards! They are:

FAN is privileged to join these companies as a finalist in the the Social Enterprise and Leadership categories.

An article in the Sunshine Coast Daily lists the 115 finalist, spanning 14 award categories and a wide variety of industries.

The winners will be announced at a Gala Dinner being held at Novotel Twin Waters Resort on Saturday 5 November.

Good luck everyone!


Social media workshop captivates FAN

May 9, 2016

FAN social media presentation

SOCIAL marketing guru Michelle Mason, of Social Tap, provided an enthralling presentation to the Food and Agribusiness Network.

The presentation, which involved food and agriculture business members from the Sunshine Coast (including Noosa), Moreton Bay and Gympie regions, was held at The Ginger Factory in Yandina

Top tips for social media success from the evening included do not overcomplicate it, find five things relevant to your audience and “behind-the-scenes” snapshots are excellent for generating a community of interest around your business.


Read Sunshine Coast Daily’s full story on how digital marketing can work for you


Mieke’s sprout-fed beef is a real treat

February 10, 2016

BEEF stud-cattle breeder and producer Mieke Fortune says prosperity and the economic strength of the region depends on our ability to support each other and primary producers.

“If you really want to leave your mark on this world, worry about your children, worry about your local community,” she said.

“The world would be a better place if everyone looked after their own community and spent their money there.”

Read full article on the Sunshine Coast Daily website