Upcoming Events for Cleantech Businesses

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This page updated 20 February 2018

 WEBINAR: Top 10 Tendering tips

Are you looking to win more work? Are you interested in accessing opportunities in State Government procurement and purchasing?
Register now for the Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning’s ‘Top 10 tendering tips’ webinar. This live webinar, hosted over the lunch hour, will help you find opportunities and tender for new work in the government and private sectors.
You will receive valuable tips to help you:

  • Register on key websites
  • Quickly find the opportunities you are looking for
  • Submit a quality response
  • Understand how tenders are assessed
  • Know where to go for more detailed information including in-depth workshops on this subject

Click here to REGISTER

Date: Thursday 22 February 2018

Time: 12.00pm-1.00pm

Demystifying Business Management Systems Workshop

Business Management systems provide a structure for doing things properly, efficiently and effectively.
Formalising this process enables you to demonstrate your competency in managing risk including quality, safety, environmental impact when tendering for major projects.
To support your success, Sunshine Coast Council is presenting this seminar which will help you to understand what these key Management System are and why “Major Buyers” request businesses to have them;

  • Identify which Business Management systems would be most relevant to your business;
  • What you need to have in place for your business;
  • How you can best demonstrate that you have appropriate system management; and
  • What your next steps should be and further assistance.

Date: Wednesday 28 February 2018

Time: 9.00am – 11.00am

Venue: Lake Kawana Community Centre 114 Sportsman Parade Bokarina, 4575

Cost: $25 (Heavily subsidised)

RSVP: By Monday 26 February 2018

Click HERE to Register

Online: For more information

Third Modular Construction and Pre Fabrication ANZ

When: 28 February – 2 March 2018

Where: International Convention Centre Sydney

Details: Register by 5 February 2018 to save up to AU$200 on your Final Early Bird conference pass!

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 Climate Leadership

When: 28 February- 2 March 2018

Where: Denver, Colorado

Details: The Annual Climate Leadership Conference brings together influential climate, energy, and sustainability professionals from around the globe to address climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions.

Cost: Refer to website

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Farm Fantastic 2018

When: Friday 2 March to Sunday 4 March 2018
Where: Caboolture Showgrounds
Cost: Adults $10, Seniors Card $8, Children 16 and under free with an adult
Description: CISC and Sunshine Coast Council will be at Farm Fantastic, South East Queensland’s premier rural trade and retail event.  We’ll be promoting clean technologies and our members. Do you have something interesting or interactive to add to our stand? For members, to be included in the CISC stand with your business promoted, contact info@cleantechsunshinecoast.org.au
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Third Modular Construction and Pre Fabrication ANZ

When: 5-7 March

Where: Langham, Melbourne

Details: Register by 5 February 2018 to save up to AU$200 on your Final Early Bird conference pass!

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Capability Statement Workshops

If you want your business to stand out from the crowd and improve your chance of securing contracts, then attending a Capability Statement Workshop is a must for you. Hosted by the Queensland Government, these interactive workshops aim to help businesses develop and prepare effective capability statements.

Date: Wednesday 7 March 2018
Time: 8.30am-12.30pm
Venue: Mike Ahearn Building
12 First Ave, Maroochydore
Cost: $25 (Heavily subsidised)
RSVP: COB Tuesday 6 March 2018
Click HERE to Register
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Doing Business with Council Webinar

This Webinar is designed to assist your business to better understand Councils procurement requirements, processes and be more successful when submitting tenders and quotations to Sunshine Coast Council, as well as other levels of government.

Date: Friday 9 March 2018
Time: 8.00am – 9.30am
Venue: On line
Cost: Free
Register: Select link to Register
Online: A link will be sent to webinar on registration

2018 ARPA-e Energy Innovation Summit

When: 13-15 March 2018

Where: Washington,D.C

Details: The ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit is an annual conference and technology showcase that brings together experts from different technical disciplines and professional communities to think about America’s energy challenges in new and innovative ways.

Cost: Refer to website

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Globe Forum

When: 14 March 2018

Where: Vancouver

Details: Where global leaders from business, government and civil society come together to manage risk and capitalize on opportunities in the clean economy.

Cost: Refer to website

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Tendering- Helping business make the connection

Tendering workshops help maximise your chances of winning work, including on major projects in the public and private sectors. In this interactive workshop, you will learn the art of developing and submitting tenders, including how to:

  • become familiar with the key websites you can use to find new opportunities
  • complete all offer/tender documents for goods and services
  • interpret tender documents
  • identify purchasing requirements for products and services sourced locally
  • improve your potential to win new business.Hosted by Queensland Government:

Date: Thursday 15 March 2018
Time: 8.300am – 12.30am
Venue: Mike Ahearn Building
12 First Ave, Maroochydore
Cost: Free
Register: Select here to Register
Online: For full information CLICK HERE


When: 21 March 2018

Where: Hynes Convention Center Auditorium and Hall C, Boston, MA

Details: Decision makers must now seek integrated energy solutions — solutions which assure both a secure and affordable energy supply to meet today’s and tomorrow’s needs, and effective management of energy and overall operational costs.

Cost: Refer to website

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Energy Storage Association’s 28th Annual Conference and Expo

When: 18 April -20 2018

Where: Hynes Convention Center, Boston, MA

Details: Now, energy storage is proven and ready for business and the Energy Storage Association’s 28th Annual Conference and Expo (#ESACon18) is where that business happens.

Cost: Refer to website

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Cleantech Forum Europe

When: 14-16 May 2018

Where: Antwerp, Belgium

Details: This annual gathering of the European innovation community offers a wide-ranging, three-day program along with exclusive opportunities to network, learn, and get deals done.

Cost: Refer to website

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2018 SEPA Utility Conference

When: 23-25 April

Where: Rancho Mirage, CA

Details: Utilities teaching utilities is what sets this conference apart from other distributed energy conferences. This isn’t a trade show. It’s where utilities go to share with other utilities how they get things done.

Cost: Refer to website

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Ceres Conference 2018

When:24 April 2018

Where: Boston, MA

Details: This three-day event features compelling, content-rich sessions, engaging keynotes and valuable networking opportunities for attendees.

Cost: Refer to website

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OSEIA Oregon Solar Conference

When: 01 May 2018

Where: Portland

Details: Offering a range of technical training, manufacturer workshops, and business courses. Whether you are a system designer, salesperson, developer, installer, office manager, looking for NABCEP or other CEUs, the conference has something!

Cost: Refer to website

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NREL Industry Growth Forum

When: 03-04 May 2018


Details: The Forum features presentations from 30 emerging clean energy companies, provocative panels, one-on-one meetings, and organized networking opportunities.

Cost: Refer to website

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AWEA Windpower 2018

When:  07 May 2018

Where: Chicago, Illinois

Details: WINDPOWER 2018 will put you in the center of it all, back in the center of the country, in the Windy City! WINDPOWER is coming home to Chicago.

Cost: Refer to website

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Renewables Expo 2018

When: Sunday 03 June, 8:00am-9:30am 2018

Where: Maroochydore, Cotton Tree Park

Cost: Free

Description: Be a part of a central display, linking solar power, battery storage and electric vehicles with a small dwelling. This will focus attention on the future of renewable energy and provide an opportunity for exhibitors to be seen as central to that future.

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Brisbane Eco Expo

When: 14,15 & 16 September 2018

Where: Brisbane RNA Showgrounds

Details: At the Brisbane Eco Expo you will find ‘good for you’, easy to use, and innovative exhibitors showcasing the latest in natural, organic, and sustainable Health & Food, Home & Living, and Beauty & Lifestyle.

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Eco Forum

When: 02-04 October 2018

Where: International Convention Centre Sydney, Darling Harbour

Details:EcoForum 2018 will provide a unique opportunity to interact with key players in the industry, while
offering opportunities to:

  • Market your product or service at a major environmental event
  • Demonstrate your commitment to the environment and remediation
  • Reach an expected target audience of 500+ delegates, including leading environmental practitioners, regulators, environmental managers and decision makers from private industry, government and environmental consultancies.

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Cleantech Industries Sunshine Coast is a membership-based eco business hub connecting eco-friendly businesses with consumers and Government. We provide the latest cleantech news, expert advice and growth strategies for cleantech business owners and supporters.  To join CISC or enquire, email info@cleantechsunshinecoast.org.au