Business Upgrades

Find your upgrades to Level Up your business

Business can be like a game. You start at Level 1, you become more skilled, you work your way up the levels. Thankfully, business is a multiplayer game. Your support network provides the information, resources, programs and tools you need to upgrade different areas of your business and Level Up.

Business Planning

Get your business off to the best start or map your business growth. Business planning helps you identify exactly what your business is and its journey to success. The following information and resources will give you the tools necessary to level-up your business.


Networks and support

Build networks consisting of your local Chamber of Commerce, Industry Group and the wider Sunshine Coast Business community. These relationships can provide your business with support and offer unique opportunities. These groups provide great benefits to its members and extended communities. Benefits can include business events, programs, advocacy and more.


Continuity planning for resilience and recovery

Businesses are faced with disruptions and setbacks caused by internal and external influences. Building resilience and planning in business for recovery ensures that the impacts to your business is mitigated.


Permits, licences and regulations

Planning on starting a business or expanding a current one? If so, there may be permits, licences and regulations that you need to consider. Investigate the local, state and federal government permits, licences and regulations relevant to your business.


Grants, funding and programs

Find opportunities from government and the private sector that will help raise capital, build capabilities, invest in innovation and more. These opportunities are delivered to help support your business growth and advance industries.


Sustainability in business

Sustainability has become increasingly important in business and it’s not just because of the environmental impacts: It can also increase operational efficiencies, improve consumer attractiveness, and consolidate business relationships. The following information and resources will help guide you in improving business sustainability and energy use.


Digital upskilling

Digitalisation has evolved how businesses operate and work in a global economy. Businesses can now harness online tools, programs and strategies to help improve processes, collaboration and innovation in the workplace.


Supply and procurement

Procuring to large organisations provides opportunity to expand your operation and validates your business to more customers. Find information, resources and tender alert services from all levels of government to build the capability of your business.