The membership prospectus details a range of strategic marketing benefits that businesses can receive through membership of Visit Sunshine Coast. There are various levels of membership to suit your specific needs, and through membership, we can provide support and advice to help your business maximise its potential.

Visit Sunshine Coast Membership Benefits Tourism Essential Trade & International Business Events Premium Membership
General Benefits
Dedicated membership team to offer advice and help to maximise your membership
Receive your membership certificate and sticker
Receive regular VSC eNewsletters & industry updates
Access Team Sunshine Coast member portal including our image library and media kit
Invitation to our quality monthly networking functions*
Learn and be inspired by the best - access to training and workshops to lift your business performance*
The chance to present your business to the VSC team – let us get to know you better
Opportunity to promote your brochure in VSC operated and accredited VICs**
Host familiarisation for VSC ambassadors and staff
Present your business to the annual ‘SCouT’ tourism trade show
Marketing, Digital and Social Media
Promotion through our website and campaigns via FREE submission of deals
Your business listing on visitsunshinecoast.com - website traffic more than 50,000 per month
Subsidised listing via the Australian Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) - $50 subsidy
Social media leverage opportunities – reach more people when you partner with us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube*
Submit your stories and news for consideration for media enquiries and public relations activity
Opportunity for inclusion in VSC co-operative marketing campaigns*
Trade and International Marketing
Access to VSC Trade and International resources including quarterly eNewsletters
Invitation to participate in trade and international ready programs & scholarships
Your business listed in the International Travel Planner
International trade show and events support
Opportunities to showcase your business in inbound travel trade familiarisation visits
Inclusion in VSC tradeshow representation and trade training programs***
Invitation to participate in VSC led onshore sales missions***
Opportunity for inclusion in international marketing campaigns***
Business Events Sunshine Coast (BESC)
The 'BESC Bites' eNewsletter and industry updates sent directly to your inbox
Invitation to attend and/or showcase at the BESC quarterly ‘What’s in your Backyard’ events
Full product listing on the businesseventssunshinecoast.com – be seen with the best
The option to add your own ‘Hot Deals’ on BESC website and attract more customers
Opportunity to join the regional stand at relevant business events trade shows
Opportunity to join the regional stand at relevant business event trade shows
Product promoted by BESC staff to corporate, association and government event planners and Professional Conference Organisers (PCO’s)
The ability to advertise in BESC buyer eNewsletter to PCO’s, corporate and association event planners
Receive all relevant sales leads received by BESC as a result of their marketing activity
Promotion of product or service to trade media partners for editorial inclusion e.g. MICE.net Sunshine Coast feature
Your chance to showcase your product in domestic corporate & PCO familiarisations

*Additional costs may apply
Access to trade and international benefits on provision of product suitability and operators agreement to pay required commission levels

Queensland Tourism Industry Council (QTIC) is well established as the peak body for tourism and hospitality in Queensland.