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Meet the team: Gary Pearce

Gary Pearce joined the Brisbane Convention Bureau in September 2015 as Business Development Manager, and has been based in Melbourne since May 2017.

Juliet Alabaster announced as General Manager of the Brisbane Convention Bureau

Juliet Alabaster has been appointed General Manager of the Brisbane Convention Bureau, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience within the business events industry.

Trailblazers given $25,000 to attract conferences

Applications for the Brisbane Convention Bureau’s new $5000 Lord Mayor’s Convention Trailblazer Grant have closed, and sorting through the applications has now begun.

Dental hygienists to brush up on Brisbane

Around 1500 delegates of the 21st IFDH International Symposium on Dental Hygiene will visit Brisbane in August 2019 following a competitive bid by City and State partners.

Brisbane attracts Factual Producers Congress for 2018

Brisbane will welcome hundreds of broadcast representatives from around the globe in November 2018 when it hosts the World Congress of Science and Factual Producers (WCSFP), coinciding with the 12th Asia Pacific Screen Awards.

That's a wrap: Dreamtime 2017

After 18 months in the making, the Brisbane Convention Bureau hosted Tourism Australia’s signature incentive product showcase, Dreamtime 2017.

Dreamtime 2017: New Brisbane signature experiences a dream come true

The Brisbane Convention Bureau launched the new Brisbane Signature Experiences itinerary, which includes 14 unique experiences over four days.

Australian scholarship for Convention Bureau staffer

The Brisbane Convention Bureau’s Jill Wimberley has been named runner-up for the Association of Australian Convention Bureaux Staff Scholarship.

Brisbane attracts global melanoma experts

The world’s leading melanoma experts gathered in Brisbane for the Joint Meeting of the 9th World Congress of Melanoma and 14th International Congress of the Society for Melanoma Research.

Rugby dinner showcases Brisbane as a major events destination

Brisbane’s world-class Global Rugby Tens tournament was the focus of an exclusive dinner hosted by the Brisbane Convention Bureau in Auckland.