Collaborate and create partnerships with local tourism businesses!
Visit Sunshine Coast in partnership with the Sunshine Coast Council invites you to express your interest in one of the must have booths for SCouT 2019, being held at the new Sunshine Coast Convention Centre (Novotel Twin Waters Resort). We are expecting up to 500 attendees to join this year!
SCouT 2019 combines the unique opportunity to showcase your products to other tourism operators, local industry partners, business associates and the Sunshine Coast Volunteer team. SCouT 2019 will also deliver an opportunity to hear from four leaders in their industries. This will be the number tourism event of 2019. Don’t miss out!
Event: SCouT 2019
Date: Tuesday 14th May 2019
Time: 9:00am – 12:00pm Volunteer Exchange (Previously known as VIC Trade Day)
12:15pm – 2:30pm Partners Exchange
2:30pm – 7:00pm Industry Exchange & Networking
Venue: Sunshine Coast Convention Centre – Novotel Twin Waters Resort
Format: Trade booth exchange, Key note speakers and networking opportunities.
Exhibiting Businesses categories:
- Event and Event Services
- Food and Beverage
- Tours and Experiences
- Transport and Travel Services
Cost: FREE (This is an expression of interest only, limited to 100 exhibitors only. Following your expression of interest the SCouT team will be in contact with further details.)
Enquiries: Any questions regarding SCouT 2019, please email Beth Mahoney – [email protected]
If you operate a tourism business on the Sunshine Coast, you are invited to showcase your business at the annual SCouT: Sunshine Coast Big Day Out for Tourism Operators on Tuesday, May 14 2019.
This tourism exchange-style event, hosted by Visit Sunshine Coast and Sunshine Coast Council, at the Sunshine Coast Convention Centre at Novotel Twin Waters Resort, will be an opportunity for local tourism operators to showcase their product and meet with other local businesses.
This will be a unique FREE opportunity for our local tourism businesses to potentially grow referrals to their business, discover new collaboration opportunities and hear from a range of leaders in the tourism industry. The day will also feature presentations by high-profile leaders.
8:45am – Registration
9:00am – 12:00pm SCouT Volunteer Exchange
The morning will include discussions between volunteers from around the Sunshine Coast and tourism businesses to gain an understanding of their business. Following on from the success of the annual VIC Trade Day, tourism businesses will get a chance to promote their product/service to volunteers in a product knowledge exchange. The morning will also include an educational component with a Customer Service focused speaker to present.
9:00am – 10:15am Unstructured discussion time (V2EB)
10:15am – 10:30am Morning tea served
10:30am – 11:00am Key Note Speaker 1 and Q&A
11:00am – 12:00pm Unstructured discussion time (V2EB)
12:15pm – 2:30pm SCouT Industry Exchange
The midday session will include lunch and a key note speaker followed by structured exchanges between the Exhibiting Businesses.
12:15pm – 12:30pm Lunch served
12:30pm – 1:00pm Key note speaker 2 & Q&A
1:00pm – 2:30pm Structured exchanges between exhibiting businesses
2:30pm – 7:00pm SCouT Industry Exchange & Networking
The afternoon session will allowing Industry Partners and Local Businesses to attend to have informative unstructured product knowledge exchange.
2:30pm – 3:30pm Local Business & Industry Partners to Exhibiting Businesses
3:30pm – 3:45pm Afternoon Tea served
3:45pm – 4:15pm Key note speaker 3 and Q&A
4:15pm – 5:00pm Local Business & Industry Partners to Exhibiting Businesses
5:00pm – 5:15pm Networking Commences – drinks served
5:15pm – 5:45pm Key note speaker 4 and Q&A
5:45pm – 7:00pm Networking continues – canapés served
7:00pm SCouT 2019 Concludes