We invite some of the most prominent business and political leaders from across Australia to join us for our regular members cocktail functions and lunches. Our aim is to provide an open forum that provides attendees a forum to build professional connections while gaining insights into the agenda of YP Gold Coast and some of the key opportunities and challenges facing our city.

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Past Events

2018 City Leaders Forum Luncheon

Fri, Nov. 16, 2018 12:15pm — 4:00pm

Location: The Star Gold Coast

YP Gold Coast invites you to the fourth annual City Leaders Forum on Friday 16 November for our not-to-be-missed event of the year. 

The City Leaders Forum was created by YP Gold Coast to showcase the people in our city who are driving innovation and change within the business community. This year, we are introducing a new format for the event which will...

Cocktail Event at Granddad Jacks Craft Distillery

Thu, Sep. 27, 2018 6:00pm — 9:00pm

Location: Granddad Jacks

Join us to experience the Gold Coast’s first craft gin and whisky distillery and taproom, Granddad Jacks. Enjoy a craft beverage on arrival and food truck canapes, and hear from the father-and-son duo who left their fulltime jobs to pursue a dream of running a boutique distillery.   The new kids on the block in the southern end’s exploding boutique venue scene will share their story about...

Exclusive Cocktail Event at Aviary Rooftop Bar

Thu, Jul. 19, 2018 6:00pm — 9:00pm

Location: Aviary Rooftop Bar

Join us Thursday, July 19 at 6pm for an exclusive cocktail event at the northern Gold Coast’s latest upmarket dining and entertainment experience, Aviary Rooftop Bar. Nestled on the sixth floor of the new Mantra at Sharks hotel, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with likeminded professionals as you experience birds-eye views of the iconic Gold Coast skyline, decadent drinks and an authentic Italian wood fire pizza...

YP Launch Great Ideas for the Gold Coast @ Bar Hellenika

Thu, Mar. 29, 2018 6:00pm — 9:30pm

Location: Hellenika

YP Gold Coast invites you to join us on the opening weekend of the Gold Coast’s most anticipated new rooftop venue, Bar Hellenika, for our first cocktail event of the year. Kick-start the Easter long weekend with us and connect with likeminded professionals over drinks and canapes at Bar Hellenika, while previewing some of the exciting new initiatives and events set to come to life in...

Entrepreneurs Lunch at Edgewater Dining

Fri, Feb. 2, 2018 12:30pm — 3:30pm

Location: Edgewater Dining

YP Gold Coast invites you to kick-start 2018 at the second annual Entrepreneurs Lunch at Edgewater Dining on Friday, February 2. Following last year’s hugely successful debut at Harry’s Steak Bistro, the Entrepreneurs Lunch returns this year with a stellar line-up of panellists including: Ross Jurisich, co-founder of hugely popular craft brewing company, Stone & Wood Brewing Co. Joel Scott, co-founder of Gold Coast-based clothing empire, The...

2017 City Leaders Forum Luncheon

Fri, Nov. 17, 2017 12:15pm — 4:15pm

Location: The Star Gold Coast

The third annual City Leaders Forum Luncheon on Friday 17 November. The City Leaders Forum is a joint initiative of YP Gold Coast and Griffith University and sees an exceptional lineup of forward thinking panellists debate big ideas, challenges and pivotal opportunities for the city.  The focus of this year’s discussion will explore the question, “What is holding us back from maturing into a global city?” Guests can expect an afternoon...

LUNCH WITH PAUL LITTLE AT HELLENIKA

Wed, Oct. 4, 2017 12:45pm — 3:45pm

Location: Hellenika

Join YP Gold Coast to experience the newly reopened Hellenika at lunch with acclaimed Australian businessman, Paul Little AO. Paul, former Managing Director of Toll Holdings with a business pedigree of more than 40 years, now heads up a Melbourne-based property development group that is set to embark on its debut Gold Coast project. Join us on Wednesday, October 4 at Hellenika for a banquet lunch and drinks...

Danny Maher Cocktail Event at Sandbar

Thu, Aug. 17, 2017 6:00pm — 9:00pm

Location: Sandbar

Hear from Danny Maher, the founder of Gold Coast-based business software multinational Opmantek, at YP Gold Coast’s upcoming cocktail event at Sandbar Surfers Paradise. Join us on Thursday, August 17 at Sandbar where you will be treated to a drink on arrival, gourmet canapés, exclusive drink specials and entertainment. Danny, who has been named Australian CEO of the Year and sits at the helm of a booming business...

Exclusive Gold Coast SUNS Game Day Experience

Sat, Jun. 3, 2017 12:30pm

Location: Metricon Stadium

Join YP Gold Coast for an exclusive Gold Coast SUNS game day experience and hear from new CEO Mark Evans. YP Gold Coast has joined up with the Gold Coast SUNS to provide you the unique opportunity to meet Mark at a match day function at the Skyline Terrace on Saturday, June 3. Watch the Gold Coast SUNS take on West Coast Eagles and hear about...

Cocktail Event at The Island Rooftop - A Look Inside YP Gold Coast

Thu, May. 4, 2017 5:30pm — 7:30pm

Location: The Island Rooftop

Connect with likeminded professionals over drinks and canapés at one of the Gold Coast’s most exciting new venues, The Island Rooftop. The YP Gold Coast committee will share its new direction and preview some of the initiatives and events to come over the course of the year. You’ll meet some of the faces behind YP and learn why we’re passionate advocates for evolving the city and creating new...

Lunch at Harry's Steak Bistro & Bar with the Gold Coast's leading entrepreneurs

Fri, Mar. 10, 2017 12:00pm — 3:00pm

Location: Harry's Steak Bistro

Chairman of the Gold Coast SUNS Tony Cochrane, HiSmile founders Nik Mirkovic and Alex Tomic, Amazonia creator Dwayne Martens and Superdraft owners Jake Robinson and Mark Deacon.  The YP Gold Coast committee believes that our city is home to some of the most dynamic businesses and entrepreneurs in Queensland. If you're looking at starting or building your business, this event gives you the opportunity to get the best firsthand...