The Sunshine Coast's first food accelerator
2019 Applications are technically closed
– if you believe you meet criteria, submit your application urgently!
Please apply via the link below and also contact the IC CEO on 5450 2600.
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What you will achieve
The Program Supporters & Mentors
Our food and beverage entrepreneurs participated in business workshops and received mentoring, one to one support and industry insights from our community of industry leaders, including our extensive mentor network from the IC and FAN.
Apply Now for 2019 if you want to get in early
Applications are now open for 2019. Enter your details and we'll be in touch with more information about the application process and program details.
Jacqui Price will deliver the 2018 Grow Coastal Program with support from Innovation Centre CEO Mark Paddenburg.
Jacqui is a marketing specialist in the Food and Beverage industry and a passionate marketer with over twenty years sales and marketing experience. Her expertise covers Retail, Foodservice, Manufacturer, Grower, and Business to Business giving her a unique understanding of the complexities of the market.
This broad background inspired a passion for brand management, particularly in food, beverage and agribusiness. She has worked on household brand names like Birds Eye, Edgell, and Buderim Ginger. Jacqui is the is the Founder of JP Marketing. She is passionate about helping local businesses grow and an active member of the Food Agribusiness Network.
Want to find out more about Jacqui or about the Grow Coastal program? Email email@example.com
In 2017 Grow Coastal was delivered by Tara Mei, Founder of Kitchen Table Projects. Tara has international experience in launching and scaling innovative food businesses.