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
Receive monthly VSC eNewsletter & industry updates
Invitation to our quality networking functions*
Receive our membership information including your 'membership' certificate and sticker
The opportunity to participate in VSC and TEQ cooperative advertising campaigns
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
Submit your stories and news for consideration for media enquiries/pitches
Access our corporate website including our beautiful image library and media kit
The opportunity to showcase your business through hosting a networking event
Digital and Social Media
Your business listing on (Website traffic over 50K p/m)
Subsidised listing via the Australia Tourism Data Warehouse (ATDW) - $50 subsidy
Social media leverage opportunities - reach more people when you partner with us on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube*
The opportunity to submit content for consideration on the Visit Sunshine Coast blog
Visitor Information Centres (VICs)
Showcase your product at our annual VIC tradeshow*
Your brochure distributed in up to eight accredited VICs
Present your business to volunteers at our VIC meetings
Host familiarisation for VIC ambassadors and staff
Trade and Leisure Marketing
Invitations to participate in sales missions, trade training and road shows*
Showcase your business - take part in international trade and media familiarisation visits
Learn and be inspired by the best - attend international trade development workshops*
Be part of a domestic and international cooperative marketing campaign*
Your business listed in the International Travel Planner
The chance to promote your product or service to trade international partners
Promotion of your business by VSC staff to key distribution partners, Inbound Tour Operators (ITOs), wholesalers and retail agents
Business Events Sunshine Coast (BESC)
The 'BESC Bites' eNewsletter and industry updates sent directly to your inbox
Invitation to attend BESC education workshops*
Invitation to attend and/or showcase at the BESC quarterly 'What's in your Backyard' event - networking with other local business event suppliers
Full product listing on the - be seen with the best
The option to add your own 'Hot Deals' on the BESC website and attract more customers
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 (PCOs)
The ability to advertise in BESC buyer eNewsletter to PCOs, corporate and association event planners
Access to annual QLD Business Events Survey research reports
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 eg Sunshine Coast feature
Your chance to showcase your product in domestic and 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.