Connecting Driven Professionals

Young Professionals Gold Coast aims to motivate, inspire and connect future city leaders. With a strong focus on growing the city’s corporate culture, the leading advocacy group offers access to exclusive networking events and opportunities for mentorship and business development.

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Q&A with Billy and Jackie Cross

What do you love about the Gold Coast?What isn’t there to love about the Gold Coast! It’s one of the most spectacular places in the world to live. Its young and energetic, it’s beautiful and powerful.

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Q&A with Paul Burton

What do you love about the Gold Coast?It’s so different to any of the cities I grew up in or visited when I lived in Europe.

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Q&A with Soheil Abedian

YP Gold Coast sat down with Soheil Abedian, Founder and Executive Chairman of Sunland Group, ahead of his appearance at this year's City Leaders Forum. Here's what he had to say.

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Q&A with Mayor Tom Tate

YP Gold Coast sat down with Gold Coast Mayor, Tom Tate, ahead of this year's City Leaders Forum. Here's what he had to say.

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Q&A with Natalie Hoitz

YP Gold Coast sat down with Natalie Hoitz, Director of Urban Design at Urbis, ahead of her appearance at this year's City Leaders Forum. Here's what she had to say.

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Little's Big Ambition

“Take calculated risks and remember the correlation between risk and reward.”

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Danny Maher speaks on digital disruption in our city

“The sharing of knowledge makes knowledge greater”.

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YP GOLD COAST CALLS ON MEMBERS TO STAND UP FOR CHANGE

YOUNG Professionals Gold Coast has called on its members to use the organisation as a means to advocate for the change they want to see in the city.

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Gold Coast Entrepreneurs Share Tips for Startup Success

 Find your passion, surround yourself with the right people, and have a fair dinkum crack. 

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City Leaders: Building the industries of the future

Griffith University and Young Professionals Gold Coast have a lot in common – the most significant being that both organisations are dedicated to growing the city’s corporate culture.

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City Leaders: Bob East taking the city to the next level

Bob East is arguably one of the most influential business leaders on the Gold Coast, standing at the helm of one of the city’s largest companies and leading a team of more than 6000.

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City Leaders: Airport high-flyer has firm roots on the Coast

Marion Charlton understands the importance of first impressions better than most.

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YP RALLIES EXPERTS FOR PROGRESS DEBATE

A group of business leaders who will play an instrumental role in the city’s economic progress has been assembled for the second annual City Leaders Forum, hosted by Young Professionals Gold Coast.

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City Leaders: Peta Fielding brewing success

Frustrated by the lack of soul in Queensland’s beer landscape, Gold Coaster Peta Fielding and her Hawaiian brew-master husband found the inspiration to establish Burleigh Brewing.

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City Leaders: Mark Peters creating a legacy beyond 2018

THE CEO of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation Mark Peters says while the much anticipated event lasts 11 days in theory, it actually presents a decade worth of opportunity for the city. 

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STANDING UP FOR A CITY-SHAPING PROJECT

The vocal minority disputing the transformative Mariner’s Cove project proposed for Main Beach are halting the Gold Coast’s economic and cultural progress.   

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Broadening the Gold Coast’s horizons

Jessica Thomas says if the Gold Coast is to prosper, locals need to accept that the city will be changing as it provides for population growth.  

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Five Minutes With… BBC’s Scott Finlayson

Ensuring the 2018 Commonwealth Games leaves an overwhelming legacy for the Gold Coast is one of the biggest opportunities and challenges the city is facing, according to BBC’s Scott Finlayson.

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LESS CHAT ABOUT M1, MORE CHAT ABOUT TRANSIT

CITIES that are designed to be reliant on cars are bound for failure.  Cities that adopt a capable and dependable transit system are bound for success.

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YP PRESIDENT HIGHLIGHTS IMPORTANCE OF A UNITED VOICE

PRESIDENT of Young Professionals Gold Coast Sean Braybrook says as the city continues to evolve as one of the most dynamic places in the country, it’s vitally important the community supports and encourages those willing to push the boundaries.

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Future city leaders rally behind innovation

ON the back of the State Government’s blitz on rideshare drivers, future city leaders have thrown their support behind Uber saying innovation and entrepreneurship need to be recognised as real economic drivers.

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TACKLING YOUTH HOMELESSNESS

THE NUMBER of crisis care beds on the Gold Coast for homeless young people is about to double, as construction of the Gold Coast Project for Homeless Youth’s Bill Hoyer House nears completion.

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Have your voice heard!

What does criticism against the SUNS or for that matter the Titans have to do with community cabinet? 

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THE CITY’S BIGGEST CHALLENGE: MANAGING POPULATION GROWTH

TOWN planner Nicole Bennetts says Gold Coasters have a responsibility to attract investment to the city, and it is only through wise investment that the city will be able to manage population growth.

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