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Recovery Gold Coast Business and Jobs Expo

Recovery Gold Coast Business and Jobs Expo

Brought to you by Qoin

Helping Business get back on its feet

Fostering more employment opportunities on the Gold Coast

The expo is a collaboration by QOIN and 14 local business industry groups and sponsors to help businesses get up and go and grow at this critical time.

NOW is the time to come together in a sales focused environment to get businesses up and going and growing again.

We need to work together to rebuild our business community.

This event is the place to connect – promote – sell your products and services to local business owners.

Now in its 6th year, last years expo had 216 expo stands and 3000 attend.


Fully Subsidised and Part Subsidised Expo Stands 

Apply for a Fully Subsidised (FREE) Expo Stand  – if your business has been severely impacted by Covid 19 and under
financial stress, meaning your business is closed or has very little customers, have greatly reduced your staff and sales
are greatly reduced  We have only 30 free stands available, if this is you,Apply HERE 

Apply for a Part Subsidised Expo Stand – if you are still doing okay but you need more sales leads, then apply
for a part subsidised expo stand at $160. Apply now HERE  only 20 now available – $160. Filling Fast

Important Notes

The free stands are not automatically confirmed, the successful applicants will be notified in early July by email.

Both expo stand options include our fantastic  pre expo training workshop “How to Sell from an Expo stand”. All staff
who are helping on the stand are welcome to attend. This workshop is held 4 weeks prior to the Expo so that you
have enough time to gain valuable information in how to prepare for the day.  We have trained over 3000 exhibitors since 2014.


1. Go to the TAB Page called Secure Your Spot
2. Use the online booking form to complete your BOOKING HERE
Please minimise the drop down info pack request pop up and go to the Secure Your Spot Page to apply.
Please read the terms and conditions on the Secure Your Spot page.
More information about the expo program can be found in the info pack, get one downloaded at

Why are we different to a mass event? 

This expo is a managed business event and everyone is registered to attend thus creating a manageable
environment to track and trace, unlike a shopping centre. Our venue is large and assists with constant flow of people

They expos are  retail focused indoor marketplaces of which the Queensland Government health directions
website updated its listing to include non essential businesses in indoor and outdoor marketplaces as of 15th May 2020. 

We will use the Covid 19 safe guidelines from our National Peak Events Industry Body are here:

2020 / 21 Business and Jobs Expo Program

Thursday 15th October         Gold Coast Business and Jobs Expo – Carrara Indoor Sports Centre
Thursday 29th October         Moreton Bay Region Business + Jobs Expo – The Hope Centre, Rothwell
Wednesday 11 November     Brisbane Business and Jobs Expo – Hibiscus Indoor Sports Centre, Mt Gravatt
Thursday 19 November         Redland Coast Business and Jobs Expo – Alexandra Hills Hotel and Conference Centre
Thursday 18 March                Brisbane West Business and Jobs Expo – Riverlife Centre, 17 Mile Rocks

 Why are they fantastic sales focused networking events?

  • Develop business leads and new customers, build brand awareness and expand business opportunities.
  • Discover new ideas and new technology to help solve business owners’ challenges.
  • Gain invaluable industry knowledge and insights into larger markets both in Australia and internationally.
  • Network with industry peers and connect with suppliers, service providers, industry experts and Government specialist departments.
  • Connect with potential venture capitalists and investors to potentially help expand businesses.

Everyone is welcome – because we all need MORE business at this critical time.


You Must register to attend – this is a managed event



 Date:       Thursday 15 October 2020

Time:        10am to 4pm

Venue:      Carrara Indoor Sports Centre

Address:   296 Nerang Broadbeach Rd, Carrara QLD 4211


BE A SPEAKER at the Jobs Area or the Business Area


Only five speaker spots available – if you benefit business owners or professionals hit hard by Covid 19, then put up your hand and be a presenter. These spots come with their own benefits to promote your products and or services.

For a speaker pack email This does include an expo stand.

 The Jobs Area will include employment agencies, disability employment agencies, group training, mental health, resume writing etc. These stands are part subsidised. Employers who do have jobs available can come along and put jobs on the jobs boards for people to see and even conduct interviews. There will be Jobs Workshops to attend as well. Speaking opportunities are also available. The jobs expo area is primarily designed for business owners and staff who have been displaced due to Covid 19.


Only five speaker spots available – for any business who wants to promote their products and services and who has experience selling from stage. These spots come with their own benefits to promote your products and or services. For a speaker pack email This does include an expo stand.

 The Business Area – is what we are known for – a place where businesses can meet with each other to generate new connections and sales leads.


 A special event for businesswomen at the expo to promote their products and services.

 Please apply for the BEST topic category for your area of expertise and remember, you are an expert guest speaker on the TinaX ‘Couch’ – so consider this when you complete your key messages and takeaway.

As a Tina-X Speaker, it is highly likely that the engaged audience will want to spend more time with you, for that reason you are required to book a stand at the EXPO and direct them to visit your stand after you speak.

You will also be expected to promote the fact that you are speaking to your fans, followers and tribes on email and social media leading up to the event.

Download the agreement and proceed with the application HERE 

 Tina X is proudly sponsored by the Audacious Agency.


  • NAMING RIGHTS SPONSORSHIP – not available for this expo.

To book a sponsorship, please call 0475 411 793 or email This includes and expo stand.


  Food Trucks and Live Entertainment from 11am to 3pm

  Random Acts of Entertainment – we love surprising you at our expos

  Head Shot Photos – need a new photo ? Get a free headshot done

 Information by the Queensland Office of Small Business



 We have had businesses from over 200 business categories attend. 

Start ups – giving you the confidence to step up & promote – we even train you

Mature business – who supply to small business and or provide services and products to the home eg: entertainment, travel, furniture, building, pest control.

Great platform to launch new products and services

 Invisible businesses who are online, mobile, franchise businesses or homebased business – that can be local or operating across Queensland or Australia.


 As the Naming Rights Sponsor of the 2020 Gold Coast Business Expo and Principal Partner of all Queensland Small Business Expo’s this year, Bartercard is proud to announce our continuing support for what we believe are the number one business expos in Queensland.

 This year, we will be profiling our new brand Qoin, the latest digital currency offering to the global market offering a new level of opportunity to all SME’s.

“Our continuing commitment is testament to Paula Brand and her team’s tireless efforts in bringing real economic outcomes to all small business’ that attend these Expo’s either as a buyer or seller, said Andrew Barker, Chief Marketing Officer for Qoin”.

“We have had the pleasure of working with Paula and watching these events grow and also watching her continued support from local councils and business industry groups throughout South East Queensland.”

“In 2020, we are excited to be bringing a brand-new opportunity to the Small Business community in Queensland and look forward to the opportunities to launch, educate and discuss our new digital currency with all business owners.”

 COME TO THE QOIN LOUNGE at the Expo to learn how QOIN can help your business.


 Contact the Small Business Expos Team   or   0475 411 793



Red Energy Promotions

Bartercard South Gold Coast

Outsourced HR Solutions

Griffith University

BforB Networking

BNI Networking Group

4Business Group

Bendigo Bank Paradise Point


AdMarketing Australia

The Audacious Agency

Southport Chamber of Commerce

The Gold Coast Innovation Hub

Partners & Sponsors

Venue & Info


Gold Coast

Moreton Bay Region/North Brisbane

Redlands Coast and Logan Region