Growing from an economy built on construction and tourism, the Gold Coast is diversifying into knowledge based industries of health, education, ICT and advanced manufacturing. As our industry grows, Gold Coast businesses are becoming enterprising and inspiring. A growing number of Gold Coast businesses are successfully exporting innovative product and service solutions internationally, building our reputation as an emerging world-class city.
Home to more than 200 education and training providers, including three world-class universities – Bond University, Griffith University and Southern Cross University, a large institute of technology provider, TAFE Queensland - Gold Coast Region, and a large number of private training organisations...
The Gold Coast’s thriving food and beverage industry is recognised for its innovation and development across functional foods, fresh produce, processing and manufacturing. The industry continues to grow steadily with an increase in the economic impact of the industry to the local economy.
The Gold Coast marine industry is well developed, specialising in the manufacture of marine craft for the Australian and international markets. The city is the headquarters for internationally recognised marine brands from manufacturers of luxury superyachts to smaller recreational aluminium boats.