Study Sunshine Coast Events To Energize Your Creative Business Mind

Study Sunshine Coast Events To Energize Your Creative Business Mind

Why not join us this May and June as we attend some really exciting events, all held in partnership with Study Sunshine Coast. These events will be presented  by creative entrepreneurs, authors, musicians, marketing experts and so much more. Whether you’re interested in finding a creative mentor, building a sustainable business, or navigating marketing and brand building you will walk away with a wealth of knowledge. 

If you’re on the Sunshine Coast as a Mindroom Innovation student, sign up now to attend any of these exciting events. In partnership with Study Sunshine Coast we have been allocated a number of FREE TICKETS for each event, but these are limited so get in touch to secure your seat.

1) In Conversation with Clare Bowditch and Andrea Kirwin

by The Refinery Sunshine Coast

Date – Friday 14th May | Time – 5pm to 8.30pm | Location – The Metropolitan (MET)

Join international best-selling author, musician and entrepreneur Clare Bowditch in conversation with Sunshine Coast’s music legend, Andrea Kirwin on Friday, May 14 as she shares her vision of big hearted, creative business and her journey from musician to author to inspirational speaker.

Channelling her passion for music and sustainable arts businesses, Clare speaks on the importance of creative mentors, business with heart, the challenges and loves of a creative life and on finding your own voice.

Andrea Kirwin joins the conversation with tales from her own experiences, including her newly launched ‘Peace Run Records’ studio and venue in Nambour.

As a bonus, Clare and Andrea will both be performing during the event.

Doors open 5pm for a 6pm start Friday 14 May at the MET, Maroochydore.

2) The Design Series on Transport Event

Date – Thurs 20th May | Time – 5.30-9pm includes food, music | Location – the MET

This is a program of multi-disciplinary events that connect the arts, built form, landscape, design and the environment. For details on past events –

Previous event highlights:

Intro guest speaker 15 mins, panel 10 mins each (30 mins) facilitated discussion (30 mins).
Confirmed guests include • Steve Burgess – Complete Streets • Matthew Burke – Griffith Uni • Leah Bancroft or other rep SCC Mass Transit team • Kylie Nixon – ARUP

3) The Refinery Industry Marketing & Brand Building Panel

Date – Thurs 10th June | Time – 5.30pm to 6pm (Q&A panel for students), 6-7.30pm (panel) | Location – The Met

The Refinery is an eight-week creative incubator program designed to transform ideas into sustainable businesses. The Refinery is a learning platform made for creative people designed to refine, develop, test and action your business ideas.

Event Background
The Refinery Industry Panel event bring together three exceptional panelists discussing marketing and brand building in the creative industries. Confirmed guests include Odette Barry from Odette & Co and Lou Clarke from Ebb & Flow Studios. Daniel Tobin from Urban Art Projects is TBC as the third guest.

Get in touch today to book your seat for one or more of these events, FREE TICKETS ARE LIMITED!