Be informed, be referred.

The Business Referrals Club is the Sunshine Coast’s collective of business owners, who get together every Thursday to share their thoughts, stories, referrals, and advice.

Register and book your spot at our next meet-up.

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Business of the Week 5th Aug Simplifying Life

Marc De Bruin is a psychologist and counsellor – helping people everywhere.

Who Am I?  Marcus Lusty
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Chair : Neil Dickinson – doing deals.

Date: This Upcoming Thursday

Location: Headland Golf Club Headland Park

Arrive 6:50 for 7am start. Finish by 8:20am

Business Referrals Club winner of referrals

Referrals For May 2021

May was a short month, but still had over 59 internal referrals within the Club and 30 External referrals (businesses referred to club members). The third place went to Steve Hambly from Guttervac with 2 and 3 external, runner up, Will Hennessy from Lume Electrical with 4 external. The winner was Jim Martin from Marshal Batteries with 8 internal and 3 external. Great work Jim.

Previous Businesses of the Week

Lume ElectricalBusiness of the Week
July 29, 2021

Business of the week – Lume Electrical

When do you need a licensed Electrical Contractor? The answer is very simple…Every time You may consider some DIY electrical tasks to save a little money but there are serious…
Business of the Week
July 15, 2021

Business of the Week – Provest Law

Business of the Week - Provest Law Mark Blomkamp has worked with businesses, individuals and families with a variety of legal matters that arise: including selling or purchasing businesses and…
Business of the Week
June 24, 2021

Platinum Removals – The moving Specialist

Are you stressed about your upcoming move?   A lot of people are, we started Platinum Removals Sunshine Coast with the goal of providing a moving experience that exceeds your…
Business of the Week
June 17, 2021

Unfair Advantage

The Unfair Advantage has been operating in Queensland since 1997 and Rod has been a business Coach with them since 2005. In 2013 he purchased the “The Unfair Advantage” from…

Upcoming Open Event

The Sunshine Coast has changed from the sleepy hollow to one of the most sought after areas in Australia. How does the Sunshine Coast Council assist to grow jobs and economic prosperity?

Andy Eves-Brown is head of the Economic Development at Sunshine Coast Council and enthusiastically challenging businesses to plan for the next decade.

Andy has a career in successfully managing companies in Australia including Coyo and Gourmet Garden Herbs and in UK. An engineer by training in UK he takes a measured planned approach. He understands local businesses and community leadership having established the Food Agribusiness Network over the past 4 years. 

Come and hear his story and vision for Coast Businesses. 

Vision for the Sunny Coast

Andy Eves-Brown Economic Development Sunshine Coast Special Event

Camping Weekend

August 13th at Neurum Creek Bush Retreat

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Speakers List for 2021

DateBusiness of the WeekWho Am IChairLocation
5-Aug-21Marc de BruinMarus LustyNeil DickinsonHGC
12-Aug-21Special Andy Eves-BrownSunshine Coast CouncilEconomic DevelopmentHGC
19-Aug-21Murray BoyceLiam BannonMarc de BruinsHGC
26-Aug-21Jim MartinJohn O'LearyWill HennesyHGC
2-Sept-21Dan MartinLee PriemMurray BoyceHGC
9-Sept-21Liam BannonSteve HamblyEdwin De BryunsHGC
16-Sept-21John PickeringPaul AlisterChristo EngelbrechtHGC
23-Sept-21Neil DickinsonAdam HicksMarcus LustyHGC
30-Sept-21Michael SandersSimon LowingCathy RobinsonHGC
7-Oct-21TBAMark BlomkampAllison PriorHGC
14-Oct-21Paddy BoyleWill HennessyPaul AlisterHGC
21-Oct-21Special Event - SocialTBATBA
28-Oct-21Annette KochPaddy BoyleHGC
4-Nov-21Peter TurnerHGC
2-Dec-21Last MeetingHGC
The Business of the Week has 10 minute on their business and how you can refer their business. The Who Am I is 5 minutes about themselves. Who are they, their interests and passions. The Chair provides the door prize and conducts the meetings. Make sure you come prepared with referrals

Some of the Business Referrals Club previous Business of the Week posts include these;  Home and Business Finance, Fitbooks Online, SCDF Decorative Floors, Spotlight Advertising, Asset Real Estate, Travel Go, and GoFood & Fitness

The Business Referrals Club weekly meeting with Will Hennesy Lume electrical
The Business Referrals Club weekly meeting with Dan Martin
The Business Referrals Club weekly meeting with All Coast Tyres
The Business Referrals Club weekly meeting with Lee Priem BOQ Birtinya
What we do

Growing local business.

The Business Referrals Club has been successfully growing local businesses on the Sunshine Coast for several years, through providing a proven, effective forum helping its member’s share qualified business referrals and develop cost effective word-of-mouth advertising for their businesses.

“We meet in a spirit of co-operation so that we can develop the knowledge and trust to promote each others businesses. We are committed to honouring any business referral we are given, and undertake to make business referrals a part of our everyday business practice. We understand that if we help someone else, we will benefit ourselves.”

The Business Referrals Club Manifesto


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What They’re Saying

The thing I like most about this business referrals group is that they focus on "who you are". The trust that creates is enormous. I'm privileged to be a part of the club

Christopher SlyBusiness Pilot

Every business owner should belong to a business club. There are many on the Sunshine Coast, but the Business Referrals Club is a long term club, and testament to the contribution that members put in to make it a weekly meeting not to be missed.

Hugh ButlerThe Seaweed Man

I like to meet other Business Owners. Working in your own business all the time does not give you good ideas, be challenged and learn from others.

Steve HamblyGuttervac

Getting out into the business community is something all businesses need to do. Get new ideas, meet other business owners, invest in your business and networks. Great crowd, and get pumped up.

Lee PriemBOQ

Really good to have a community of business people I can call on to provide services. From plumbers to lawyers. Enjoy getting along.

Cathy RobinsonTravel Go