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New grants to help Brisbane win global conventions

Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has invited Brisbane’s ambitious early career professionals and researchers to apply for a share of $30,000 to help the city attract leading international conventions and conferences to Brisbane.

Brisbane secures global airline slot conference

Aviation industry decision makers set to descend on Brisbane in 2019 to ensure passengers get the best possible airline schedules in 2020

Meet the team: Lisa Fernandez

As Brisbane Marketing’s marketing coordinator, Lisa Fernandez helps the Convention Bureau team reach their business goals.

Brisbane hosts 10th annual Pop-Up

The Convention Bureau has hosted another successful Brisbane Pop-Up at Brisbane City Hall, with over 260 event planners getting a personal taste of Brisbane’s unique event products.

Brisbane alliance delivers trifecta of conference wins

The Brisbane Convention Bureau has partnered with The University of Queensland (UQ) to secure a trifecta of conferences worth over $2.1 million for the city’s economy.

Escape the city: event venues near Brisbane

Take your conference on a micro road trip and breathe in the fresh country and sea air at these lush venues just a stone’s throw from Brisbane CBD.

Adina Apartment Hotel opens with 1920s glamour

The 220-room Adina Apartment Hotel Brisbane has opened in Brisbane CBD with stunning views, a former bank vault bar and a celebrity chef restaurant.

Meet the team: Ben Cleary

When he’s not bidding for major business events, you’ll find the Bureau’s new bidding manager serving up delicious gnocchi.

Brisbane hosts global political talks

In an Australian first, Brisbane will host the 25th IPSA World Congress of Political Science from 21-25 July at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC), delivering an economic boost of $7.7 million for the local economy.

Conferences to deliver $96 million boost to Brisbane

Brisbane’s economy will be boosted by more than $96 million following a record year of activity by the Brisbane Convention Bureau.