We’ve loved connecting with our FAN community, and to our 21 new members who joined in February WELCOME! We’ve also been laying the foundations for our new operating model, which we shared with members in an online session. VIEW HERE / READ MORE.
I hope to see you on 15 March at Meet the Makers!
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Meet the Makers 2021
With the support of great partners, it’s amazing what you can achieve. In just 2 weeks on Monday 15 March, 80 FAN members will be showcasing their food & beverage products and fresh produce to over 500 industry buyers, stakeholders, supporters and passionate foodies.
The event tells the story of the unique, collaborative ecosystem, that FAN fosters in the regions it operates, where industry and stakeholders work together to accelerate the growth of the local food & agribusiness industry.
Big thanks our event partners Sunshine Coast Airport and Sunshine Coast Council and event sponsors White’s IGA, Fishbowl Inventory, AusIndustry, Your Brand Crew, Noosa Council and Moreton Bay Regional Council.
BOOK HERE for the 6-9pm session.
Member Meet Ups
Boosting Apprenticeships and Traineeships
Small Business Roadshow
– The rollout of the Queensland Government’s $140 million Big Plans for Small Business package
– QLD’s economic recovery from COVID-19
– a new Queensland small business strategy
Local businesses are invited to the Sunshine Coast session Caloundra – 2 March 2021, 10.30am-12.30pm REGISTER HERE.
FIAL Transformational Course
TIQ Go Global Program
FAN Member News & Updates
White's IGA State Retail Excellence Awards
We are lucky to have Roz as our Meet the Makers 2021 Ambassador, helping us to shine a spotlight on the event and attract great buyers.
The Power of Collaboration
Sunshine Coast Business Awards is back!
Creative Tours Expanding their Offering
Big Heart Bamboo National Finalist
Moreton Bay Regional Council launches REDS
FAN was delighted to attend the launch of Moreton Bay Regional Council’s new Regional Economic Development Strategy 2021-2041 this month. Congratulations to the Economic Development team – REDS is a BIGGER, BOLDER, BRIGHTER blueprint for the Moreton Bay Region and we’re delighted to see such a strong focus on food & agribusiness and advanced manufacturing. We look forward to future collaborations!
RDA Sunshine Coast Council
A Federal Government initiative, RDA Sunshine Coast is part of a national network of 52 committees made up of local leaders, who work with all levels of government, business and community groups to support the development of their regions. RDA Sunshine Coast’s vision is to create an innovative, dynamic, connected and sustainable Sunshine Coast.
RDA Sunshine Coast’s passionate and committed team and committee have supported FAN in so many ways, from valuable connections and funding for services and projects to profiling FAN in the region and beyond.
Special thanks to FAN’s Partners and Sponsors who provide significant resources towards the ongoing sustainability of FAN and the growth and resilience of our regions’ food and agribusiness industry.