As a Tourism Essentials member, you’re a serious player on the tourist stage – you’re primed for action and want to make the most of your connection with the Visit Sunshine Coast (VSC) team and our members. The size of your business is not as important as the size of your ambition and desire to make your business an outstanding success!

Tourism Essentials gives you the ‘must have’ package. From listing on and access to FREE or opt-in marketing opportunities to Visitor Information Centre brochure distribution, this is an essential component of your marketing mix. Access to networking, workshops, training, social media opportunities, member’s only communication tools, subsidies, trade shows, and much more.

Key Benefits

  • Attend Visit Sunshine Coast networking events
  • Stay up to date with the industry via our members only newsletter
  • Get a listing on our Visit Sunshine Coast site with over 50K visitors per month
  • We’ll help distribute your brochure through up to 3 Visitor Information Centres on the Sunshine Coast

How to Join

Becoming a Tourism Essential member is easy! Simply register online and make payment via credit card or bank deposit.

There are discounts available depending on what council region your business operates in.

Need more information?

Find out the difference between membership levels, and check out frequently asked questions.

If you have any questions or need some more information, get in touch and our staff will be happy to assist.

Become a Tourism Essential member today and get connected with the Sunshine Coast tourism industry!


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The Sunshine Coast is where those in the know come for an authentic experience that transcends other destinations. It’s welcoming and unaffected. 

We are all about sun-drenched beaches, national parks and lush countryside plus a cosmopolitan lifestyle and climate that invites year-round swimming and surfing that just can’t be beat.

Discover it for real here.