IT Forum Gold Coast News

Network Services – Some important considerations for SMEs


  A marketing event this week discussed some important considerations for SMEs. Three companies presented and advised on services of interest to companies, particularly if they have more than one location. Mike from Over the Wire talked about their telecommunications services. They seek to do a better job than the majors, with custom network design […]


Be Part of the Opening & Closing Ceremonies of the 2018 Commonwealth Games


This is an invitation to IT Forum Gold Coast members and anyone else from Jack Morton Worldwide, the team producing the Opening & Closing Ceremonies for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. We are committed to creating an accessible and inclusive procurement process in order to ensure that potential suppliers to the ceremonies have the […]


Cyber-crime. Cyber-security.


Sponsors: Secure-ISS and Kaspersky Lab Thank you to Kaspersky and Hurrell Global Risk for an informative evening at Hilton Hotel in Surfers Paradise. IT Forum Gold Coast and guests were provided excellent information about Cyber-crime and current trends. Paul Hurrell – Managing Director of Hurrell Global Risk and Peter Brady – General Manager of Kaspersky […]


Exponential Technologies Event by Clarence Tan


We were very pleased with our recent event presented by Dr. Clarence Tan. We had 80+ people in attendance and enjoyed insightful and informative information by Clarence Tan. Did you know…                       E-estonia enables you to set up your own company. Lowes (America’s Bunnings) has robots that take you to the aisle of the item […]


Business growth programs


The Business Online program is aimed at assisting businesses to increase their capacity and expand their operations. The program is fully-funded by the City of Gold Coast and delivered by leading business growth specialists. Designed to achieve real outcomes by increasing online sales and leads generated, analyse current digital assets and strategy, assisting participants to […]


The NBN Cometh to Gold Coast


A generational change is occurring within the telecommunications sector in Australia. For the past three years the NBN has been a rolling out across the nation. In August this year the NBN reaches the Gold Coast. For exact dates when your home or place of business will have NBN services go to: and enter […]


Tech Volunteers Required for 2018 Commonwealth Games


The Gold Coast Commonwealth Games is calling for 15,000 volunteers. An they are asking for volunteers for Event Technology to provide IT support to clients and team to ensure smooth delivery of the event technology. Are you interested? If so you can apply here now… Gold Coast 2018 has confirmed those interested in taking up a […]


Local Brisbane Startup develops mobile App to help to protect our kids


The Safe TaG App is ideal for friends wanting to know if you arrived home OK. The app was developed by Amanda Karpeles, founder of a new Brisbane startup RAISETM, has been released on the Apple and Google Play stores. Amanda is a mother and Australian lawyer with over 20 years’ expertise in workplace health […]


Opmantek Presents Awards to Tech Entrepreneurs


The Opmantek Award Presentation Night occurred on Wednesday 23rd November from 4:30pm to 7:30pm where the three finalist ICT teams presented their applications. As usual the quality of the presentations and the work leading up to the presentations was of a high standard. The first place winner was Virtual Reality Cycling consisting of  Aidan Whitehouse, Benjamin Bartley, Kevin […]


Cr Vorster Shares Insight on Gold Coast IT Developments


We were delighted to have Cr Hermann Vorster, a councillor who has grown up with technology, speak at the ITFGC Christmas party this past week. Sharing that he still was connected to his ‘inner geek’ and still codes, he updated the attendees on the various IT and business development on the Gold Coast. As many […]


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