Principal Partner

SHAPE is back for 2024! 

And this year, business success is leading the program...

Grow my revenue, increase my efficiency, help me prepare for the future.

Through good markets, and tough ones, we at RCSA know how important it is to adapt to the changing needs of our community and we are excited to bring you a speaker list, and program, that will give you real ROI.

Leading in the world of work. Growing your business. Shaping the future.

See you in Noosa!


Key Conference Details

Event Date:
Tuesday 20 – Thursday 22 August 2024

Event Venue: Peppers Noosa Resort - Noosa Heads, QLD 

Tuesday 20 August
5.00pm - 8.00pm SHAPE Welcome Event - Sunset cocktail evening at Sunshine Beach Surf Club

Wednesday 21 August
8.30am - 5.00pm Full Day Conference Program
6.30pm - 11.00pm Havana Nights River Club Party at Noosa Boathouse

Thursday 22 August
8.45am - 5.00pm Full Day Conference Program
6.30pm - 9.30pm Wrap Party at Miss Moneypenny's Noosa

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VENUE and accommodation

Conference Venue - Peppers Noosa Resort 

Welcome to the lush and serene rainforest eco-system of the UNESCO-designated Noosa Biosphere, an inspiring setting for SHAPE 2024 on Queensland’s picturesque Sunshine Coast. 

Nestled within an internationally protected area lies Peppers Noosa Resort, one of the largest conference and event facilities in the region. The resort is tranquil, yet only moments from the world class shopping and culinary hub of Hastings Street and Noosa’s stunning main beach, Laguna Bay. 

Peppers Noosa Resort is spacious and naturally designed to celebrate the sub-tropical environment, with views to both the ocean and rainforest, yet the setting is intimate and friendly in distinct Peppers style.

Accommodation - Mantra French Quarter

1 Halse Ln, Noosa Heads QLD 4567

Mantra French Quarter is a resort located on Noosa's famous Hastings Street on the Sunshine Coast. 

The resort offers direct access to the shopping, dining and entertainment precinct, making it the perfect place to enjoy the best of Noosa. Mantra French Quarter is a short 5 minute walk, approx. 500m from Peppers Noosa Resort.  

Accommodation available - nightly, room only rate:

One Bedroom Apartment (1- 2 guests) at $333 per night 

One Bedroom Deluxe Apartment (1- 2 guests) at $349 per night 

One Bedroom Deluxe Poolside Apartment (1 - 2 guests) at $377 per night 

To secure accommodation at the rate quoted above, all accommodation must be booked and paid direct to Mantra French Quarter, by completing this booking form.  Accommodation booked via any other channel, including online via the Mantra/Accor website, will be subject to the best available daily rate at time of booking. 

Please note that breakfast is not available at Mantra French Quarter. If you would like to pre-book breakfast at Peppers Noosa Resort during your stay at Mantra French Quarter, please click here.

Accommodation - Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort

14-16 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads

 The following room rates are available for SHAPE 2024 Conference attendees for dates between 19 – 23 August 2024: 

  • Village view rooms from $439.00 per night, room only 
  • River or Pool View rooms at $499.00 per night, room only 

To book - please contact Sofitel’s Group Reservations Executive, Megan Odam via email Please include a request for twin or king bedding.

*Accommodation room rates per above will be bookable until 30 days prior to arrival unless sold out prior. No rooms are being held and room type is subject to availability.


SHAPE Welcome Event

Gather for a sunset cocktail soirée overlooking the stunning Sunshine Beach as you reconnect with old friends, make new acquaintances and toast to the start of SHAPE 2024.

Date: Tuesday 20 August

Time: 5pm - 8pm

Location: Sunshine Beach Surf Club - Duke St, Sunshine Beach QLD

Noosa ‘Havana Nights’ River Club Party

Marvel at the mesmerizing sunset as you relax on a private boat along the picturesque Noosa River.

Upon docking at our river club venue, you will be whisked away to the vibrant streets of Cuba. Kick your heels up to the lively salsa beats and infectious rhythms, and awaken your senses with tantalising beverages and roving delicacies, surrounded by the most stunning 180 degree water views.

Date: Wednesday 21 August

Time: 6:30pm - 11pm

Location: Noosa Boathouse - 194 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville QLD

SHAPE Wrap Party

Savor a delightful array of drinks and canapes at beloved Hastings Street hotspot, Miss Moneypenny's as you raise your glass to another year of SHAPE in the company of the friends you've made along the way.

Date: Thursday 22 August

Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Location: Miss Moneypenny's Noosa - 6 Hastings Street, Noosa


RCSA and Visit Sunshine Coast have partnered with local operators to provide a selection of discounted tourist attractions and tour rates, exclusively for SHAPE attendees and their families. 

So! We recommend that you make a trip out of it and explore what Noosa and the Sunshine Coast have to offer pre and/or post conference. 

Click here to see the options available to you.

Event Details

TICKET PRICING: (Includes all social events)

Early Bird Rates (Available until 30 June 2024)

  • Member - $2,999 (AUD) + GST
  • Member Special (3 or More)** $2,799 (AUD) + GST
  • Non Member - $4,199 (AUD) + GST

**Member Special - If you are looking to bring three or more from your team to Shape, please contact the Events Team for access to this special rate. 

Standard Rates (Available from 1 July 2024)

  • Member - $3,199 (AUD) + GST
  • Non Member - $4,199 (AUD) + GST

Guest Tickets to Social Events available (Please note these are for additional guests attending the social events only):

  • Tuesday 20 August: SHAPE Welcome Event - $150 (AUD) + GST
  • Wednesday 21 August: Party Dinner - $250 (AUD) + GST
  • Thursday 22 August: Wrap Party - $200 (AUD) + GST

Payment is required in full upon registration via credit card.

Conference Cancellation Policy:

All cancellations must be made in writing to the RCSA Events team. Depending on when your cancellation is received, the below concessions will be made.

  • Up to 60 days prior to the event date - full registration fees will be refunded
  • Between 60 - 31 days prior – 50% cancellation fee will apply to registration fees paid*
  • Within 30 days - no refund on monies paid*

*Please note - you may transfer your registration to another person, at no additional cost, if you are unable to attend.

Should the RCSA be forced to cancel the Shape Conference, the following cancellation policy would apply to recoup a portion of non-refundable hard costs incurred. The RCSA will endeavour to reduce these costs as much as possible in the lead up to the event, however, by registering as an attendee, you are agreeing to the following maximum non-refundable fees:

  • Between 60 - 31 days prior – 20% cancellation fee will apply to registration fees paid
  • Within 30 days - 35% cancellation fee will apply to registration fees paid

For more information about RCSA's Covid Safe Policy, please view here.


RCSA acknowledges the traditional owners and ongoing custodians of the land in which this conference will be hosted. The original inhabitants of the former Noosa Shire were the Kabi Kabi or Gubbi Gubbi people, who lived in the area from as far north as Fraser Island, south to Pumicestone Passage and west to the Conondale and Blackall Ranges. Peppers Noosa Resort acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land on which they are located. We pay our respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and to their Elders past, present and emerging.


Jodie Radley - Head of Events & Learning
0421 636 762


RCSA Members
Early Bird Rates

(Available until 30 June)



Non Members