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Business Boost

This six-part integrated program provides Central Queensland businesses with a series of tailored workshops, confidential mentoring and benchmarking to help develop new skills and help them grow and achieve their full potential. If your goal is to better position your business so it can thrive and achieve ongoing success, then this program is 'must' for you.

Capability statement workshops

Learn what a business capability statement is and why it is important to have one, how to access the latest information on Queensland's major projects, improve your understanding of the major projects supply chain and develop your draft business capability statement.

Defence Business 101 Seminars

These seminars will provide businesses with an introduction to working in the defence sector. They will discuss what businesses need to know and do if they want to deal directly with defence or access prime contractor supply chains.

Major Projects Series

After 14 successful years hosting the Major Projects Conference, the department is delivering a new-look series providing high-calibre speakers, timely information on current and planned major projects across the state, information on key issues and networking opportunities needed to do business.

Regional Business Engagement Project

This free workshop provides small businesses on the Darling Downs and Western Queensland with practical skills to grow and maintain their customer service base. Participants linking in from virtual classrooms in regional centres will be given advice and skills to create a great customer experience, identify who their customers are, how best to communicate with them and ensure their customers remain loyal.

Regional Major Projects Forums

Major Projects Forums (MPFs) provide businesses with up-to-date information related to major project investment in the pipeline. Events focus on what is happening on the ground in the regions. Information covered includes industry outlooks, how to access new markets and win business through tendering and supply opportunities associated with government and non-government projects.

Tendering for government business workshops

Workshops held across the state about government tendering opportunities and the art of developing and submitting winning tenders.

Townsville Industry Breakfast

This a business and industry event is delivered quarterly to offer North Queensland businesses the opportunity to hear directly from project proponents about business opportunities throughout the region.