Annual General Meeting 2021

Notice is given that the annual general meeting of Visit Sunshine Coast Ltd will be held as follows:

  • Venue: The Savvy Squire, The Wharf, 123 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, QLD, 4557.
  • Date: Friday, 26th November 2021
  • Registration: 3.30pm – 4.00pm Meeting opens: 4.00pm

The agenda and business of the meeting shall be:

  1. Welcome by the Chair
  2. Apologies
  3. To confirm the minutes of the Annual General Meeting held on 18 November 2020
  4. Chairman’s report
  5. CEO’s report
  6. To receive and consider the Company’s financial reports and the reports of the Directors and Auditor for the financial year ended 30 June 2021.
  7. Company Auditor to announce the elected members to the Board of Directors for the relevant terms as specified in Rule 22.1(a) of the Constitution
  8. Chairman to announce the skilled based members to the Board of Directors for the relevant terms as specified in Rule 22.1(b) of the Constitution
  9. To appoint an auditor for the ensuing year
  10. General Business

Please click here to view a copy of the 2020/21 Annual Report

Please click to view the minutes from Annual General Meeting Wednesday 18 November 2020

Board Election

After undertaking a nomination process, Visit Sunshine Coast Ltd (VSC) has received Two (2) nominations for [TWO] available Member Elected Director positions.

As with previous years, VSC has adopted an electronic voting system. Accordingly members eligible to vote will receive an email, sent to their nominated email address, titled “VOTE NOW – 2021/22 VSC Member Elected Directors“.

Please note, only financial members as at 30 June 2021 that have also renewed their membership for 2021/22 will be entitled to vote. All votes must be cast and received by 5pm, Thursday 25th November 2021.

The voting process will be managed by the company’s auditor, Poole Group and accordingly VSC will not have access to votes, nor be privy to the results of voting until the Annual General Meeting.

If you have any questions relating to the voting process please email secretary@visitsunshinecoast.com or call (07) 5458 8800.

Nominees

  1. Jennifer Swaine
  2. Zoe Sparks

Jennifer Swaine

Jennifer is passionate and proud to call the Sunshine Coast home having relocated here from Sydney in 2010. As the Chair of the Sunshine Coast Business Awards, Vice President of the Sunshine Coast Chambers Alliance and Chair of the Sunshine Coast Business Awards, Jennifer regularly engages with the businesses that make up the fabric of this great region to facilitate connection and collaboration. Jennifer has her own marketing and communications business and works with a variety of businesses assisting them with their branding and increasing their profile.

Jennifer writes for a number of local and international publications and is a regular public speaker and emcee.

Zoe Sparks

Zoë Sparks has been firmly entrenched in travel and events throughout her career and has resided primarily on the Sunshine Coast since 1988. Since 2000, Zoë has run travel agencies here, alongside her Conference/Event Management company and was contracted as the Jetset Travelworld’s Group Conference Manager (now helloworld) for 19 years, building extensive networks and contacts in the industry she loves.

Zoë’s business, Spectacular Events Pty Ltd t/a Spectacular World Travel was inducted into the Sunshine Coast Business Awards’ Hall of Fame in 2005. Zoë herself has been recognised as a 2017 IML Owner / Entrepreneur Leader Regional Finalist, a two time Telstra Business Women’s Qld Finalist and a former Sunshine Coast Outstanding Business Woman of the Year. She also holds a Graduate Certificate of Leadership (Deakin University).

Zoë has also held a number of Board and committee positions, including President of the Jetset Travelworld National Franchise Council and is a GAICD. In addition to being a current director of VSC , Zoë is also currently a director of Generation Innovation, the Sunshine Coast Grammar School Council and SCGS Foundation Board.