Award applications

There are many different awards opportunities for businesses that encourage innovation and excellence in the field of tourism. Visit Sunshine Coast encourages members to enter the awards as listed below.

Queensland Tourism Awards

Operating for 32 years, the Queensland Tourism Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of the state's tourism industry, including individuals, businesses (industry operators) and events. The awards are a submission and inspection based program and provide the opportunity to publicly acknowledge and showcase Queensland's finest tourism operators.  The awards cover 29 categories ranging from attractions, events, tour and transport, accommodation, restaurants, culture, marketing and more. Please visit the Queensland Tourism Awards website for more information.

Sunshine Coast Business Awards

The annual Sunshine Coast Business Awards (SCBA) celebrates the efforts and achievements of the Sunshine Coast business community. The awards are designed to recognise the efforts and achievements of businesses across the Sunshine Coast. Categories include business and performance, tourism, business of the year, individual awards and the prestigious Hall of Fame. Businesses and individuals are encouraged to nominate a business or person that they believe excels at what they do or to self-nominate. Please visit the Sunshine Coast Business Awards website for more information.

Australian Event Awards

The Australian Event Awards is the pinnacle awards program for the events industry in Australia. The program is open to all Australian events, event managers and support service providers and it is the only opportunity for Australian events and event organisers to be acknowledged on a level playing field, across the entire national events industry. The Australian Event Awards will also be held on the Sunshine Coast from 2016-2018. Please visit the Australian Event Awards website for more information.

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