The Creative Collective specialises in website design and development, graphic design & print, PR & marketing, social media, seo & pay per click, business award submissions and webinars plus an extensive range of creative services.
The Creative Collective has a small but solid in-house team of 4 full time staff based at our centrally located Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast offices and a greater network of around 25 well established contractors located throughout Australia, and a large and established network of additional strategic alliances, who are called on with an ‘as needed basis’.
We have been a fully cloud based business since 2008, with all of the company’s key systems, processes, templates, and methodologies housed online, minimising our risk and ensuring us to consistently deliver a top quality customer service. In short, we practice what we preach in regards to being a highly digital and efficient company using only the best systems after thorough research.
As new technologies and marketing mediums emerge (just look at what social media has done in recent times) we move with the times, and work closely with our wide range of Sunshine Coast, Queensland, national and even international clients who herald from a range of industries to regularly achieve great marketing and business results, both as consultants and implementers, depending on the client’s unique needs.
Because we get the best results when our clients understand the possibilities, education is a big part of our business model too. The Creative Collective has a significant amount of experience and expertise in the development and delivery of a wide range of training including webinars, keynote presentations, set duration seminars, interactive with laptop and other facilitated workshops, conferences, panel discussions and more to individuals, companies and organisations of all sizes.
Specifically we have developed and delivered training as part of tender contracts with DEEDI and AusIndustry and have also been called on to develop and deliver customised seminars to organisation such as Telstra, Sunshine Coast Regional Council, Hot 91FM, DEEDI’s regional offices, Wide Bay Burnett Regional Councils, Tourism Council of Queensland, and more.
We also run a regular professional development & networking event called Web Wednesday which regularly attracts 50-100 attendees. Go to this page to find out more about our Web Wednesday events.
Clients are diverse and herald from across Australia, with a large contingent heralding from Queensland. We have completed work for most industries including Government, education sector, health, fitness, construction, retail, business services, finance, tourism, beauty, fashion and more; with a strong focus on small business.
A list of some of our clients can be found here.
We are experienced in working with many large scale Governmental organisations such as Sunshine Coast Regional Council, Wide Bay Burnett Regional Organisation of Councils (WBBROC - Gympie, Fraser Coast, Bundaberg, North Burnett and South Burnett Regional Councils as well as Cherbourg Shire Council), Broadband Today Alliance (a collaboration of 120 councils across Australia and New Zealand), AusIndustry, as well as several of DEEDI’s regional offices and various business groups and associations to deliver training, services, business consultancy, mentoring and ongoing support.
The Creative Collective has been recognised in numerous local, regional and national business awards programs including winning the Creative & Knowledge Base Industries category against 25 finalists at the Sunshine Coast Business Awards in 2010; the Home Based Business of the Year at the Marketing & Communication Executives International Awards in 2010 & the director Yvette Adams being named the Commonwealth Business Owner of the Year at the Telstra Business Women’s Awards in 2010 (Queensland).
Yvette travelled to New York as a finalist in the Asian Entrepreneur category of the 2008 Stevie Awards for Women in Business. As a company we now promote these awards in the Australia and New Zealand regions.
Go to this page to see a list of our many business awards and other accolades.
We are active members of the business community, regularly donating our services in a mentoring capacity for the community. Our director Mentoring for Growth program offered by DEEDI (State Development) in an advocacy role for the ICT reference group, the Creative Industries reference group and The Creative Alliance – a not for profit who support the Creative Industries on the Sunshine Coast.
We also have a close working relationship with the University of the Sunshine Coast and regularly accept students for work experience and internships. We have a three year commitment to offer an end of term prize or bursary to a student at the University of the Sunshine Coast for their best global ebusiness student.
We contribute to our community regularly by getting involved in fundraising initiatives and offering our services on a pro bono basis. Go to this page to find out more about our Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives.