Tourism Noosa takes an integrated destination management approach to marketing the Noosa region domestically and internationally and our activities are guided by the Tourism Strategy 2017-2022.
Tourism Noosa acknowledges that events can positively impact the regional economy and strengthen both the business and local community.
We are committed to building an iconic events calendar through targeted investment and adding new events to encourage off-peak visitation and enable geographic dispersal.
Within that context, the aims and objectives of the Tourism Noosa Event Support Program are as follows:
Before completing your application please read the Event Guidelines & Funding Criteria (below).
Tourism Noosa will provide a Post Event Report and Sustainability Checklist on approval of the Event Funding Application, which will be required to be completed within 2 weeks post the event.
Please read both documents so you are familiar with these requirements prior to submitting your application. Tourism Noosa will provide a response on the application on or before 5 February 2020.
If you have any queries regarding the application process please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Any event or festival sponsored by Tourism Noosa must:
While each of these objectives is important, Tourism Noosa appreciates that each event has unique characteristics and therefore the relative importance of these objectives will vary from event to event. The means for quantifying and measuring outcomes related to these objectives is crucial.
Events seeking support from Tourism Noosa must meet the following criteria:
Particulars of the value of support offered will be issued to the applicant in writing. Approvals provide no guarantee of future or ongoing support; applications are managed within approved budget capacity and the event organiser will enter into a contract with Tourism Noosa which will include, but not limited to, stipulation of:
Tourism Noosa will provide a Sustainability Checklist on approval of the Event Funding Application. Evidence of compliance with this Checklist together with a Post Event Report must be provided by the Event organiser to Tourism Noosa within 2 weeks of the final day of the event, to demonstrate how the Event has contributed to the aims and objectives of Tourism Noosa.
Please note: 40% of the event funding will be retained by Tourism Noosa until the completion of the event in accordance with the contract and Tourism Noosa has received to its satisfaction the Post Event Report, evidence of compliance with the Sustainability Checklist and all event signage has been returned to Tourism Noosa