The BIGGEST Small Business Expo on the Gold Coast

The South Gold Coast Business Expo has signed on Olympic SWIMMING medallist, Duncan Armstrong to join its eight expert workshop presenters.

Now in its second year, the Expo is the brainchild of passionate small business networker, Paula Brand who recognised a lack of representation of small business in the region – particularly those without shop fronts such as home-based, micro and mobile businesses.

“Its fine to have virtual shop fronts these days, but we need to showcase our products and services once a year”

“The Expo is built around conversations and learning rather than how swanky our trade booths are, its grass roots selling by local businesses in the community where they live and work.”

The Expo has grown to such an extent that 600 small business owners are expected to attend this year’s event, from as far south as Kingscliff to the northern suburbs of Brisbane, and as far west as Ipswich.

“The South Gold Coast Business Expo follows the South GC Business Expo successfully held in April and a new Expo will be held in Logan for the first time in November.

Due to the growth of the Expo, this year’s event will be hosted by the Miami State High School in the Inspire Building.

“I was more than happy to come on board to support this local business growth initiative as we are very committed through our MVP program to build stronger ties with the local business community,” said  Miami High School, Deputy Principal, Jason Cross.

The Expo would not be possible without the support of sponsors – this year, 14 local business owners who believe in the need for a strong, vibrant small business community have thrown their support behind the event, many of whom have been on board since the very first Expo held 3 years ago.

“This year the Expo is supporting Livin – which supports mental health in youth and TLC for Kids,” said Paula.

This year’s Expo will feature five new food trucks and live music by the Blue Shades, creating a festive environment in which to network and do business.

Each Expo Workshop Presenter guarantees attendees will take away 10 actions or pieces of top information to implement in to their businesses.

“If a small business person attends all eight workshops, they will gain 80 golden nuggets of on trend FREE information to help improve and grow their business,” said Paula.

“Small businesses do BETTER business when they band together, and have a strong voice.

“It does not have to be a struggle, and the Expo’s theme reflects the need for all stakeholders to COLLABORATE to ensure we all SUCCEED.”


Please register at to receive your FREE Ticket


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The Blue Shades are a five piece covers band playing the greatest songs of all time for a variety of age groups.

With a line up consisting of guitar, bass, keyboard, drums and a superb lead vocalist this band has more collective live experience than they care to admit. From the club circuit in Australia and the UK through to cruise ships, cabaret theatre, night clubs and corporate functions, the band members have been there and done it all. Their repertoire is vast and are very excited to be providing the live entertainment for the 2017 South Gold Coast Business Expo from 11am


Lou Coffee VanEspresso Xcellence
Eduard BucskoHungarian Food Factory
David SeeWok’n Rice
Cristiano de MedinaSurf Burger

Living with IT Pty Ltd owns and runs the 2017 South GC Business Expo

2137-2205 Gold Coast Highway, Miami QLD 4220

Trevor Russell's Phone: 0414 813 018

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It would be a pleasure to see you exhibit your business at this years South Gold Coast Exhibition. Where a group of dynamic and motivated business owners are coming together to support each other to succeed.

The 2017 South Gold Coast Business Expo

Over 100 exhibitors, 600 guests through the door Prizes, workshops, high value learning and networking!


Your Investment of a Trade Table $350

 We only allow two businesses of the same type to showcase at the Expo ensuring you get more than enough leads.

 If there is a sponsor in your business category then we advise that NO OTHER BUSINESS can exhibit from that industry sector – that is the wonderful benefit of being an Expo Sponsor.

 ONLY 5 MLM / Network Marketing Companies can exhibit – our main aim is to promote primarily LOCAL businesses.

 Lunch for two people is included

 Entry fee is included for two people

 Attendance to a “How to Get All the Clients You Want from Your Trade Table” Workshop – three dates and venue options available.

To Register Your Trade Table


 Speak with us to confirm your business type is still open for application to exhibit

 Complete the attached Booking Form, (we can assist you with this)

 Once approved, you will emailed a paid receipt from Living with IT

 Read the details below of this Expo Info Pack, which provides you with all the relevant details for setting up and getting the most value from the day.

 If you have any questions, please contact us and we will help answer all your questions.


There Is No Other Expo Event Like It!


 We bring together 600 - 700 small business owners from Logan, Gold Coast, Brisbane and Redlands regions for this six hour event.

 Many 100s of new clients created for our trade table.

 And many $1000s and $1000s of new revenue bring brought into our exhibitors businesses, your questioning should be, not if!


It will be our pleasure to assist you for your own business and personal success; by completing and getting your application done today so we can get you growing and succeeding more

Simply email Paula Brand or call now  Paula Brand 0475 411 793



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Contact Us

Living with IT Pty Ltd owns and runs the 2017 South GC Business Expo

Unit 5 Christine Avenue, Miami QLD 4220

Phone: 0475 411 793