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Dreamtime 2017: see the highlights

Hosting Business Events Australia's Dreamtime 2017 gave Brisbane a chance to show off the vast offerings of the city’s creative incentive products and destination experiences. See the highlights video that showcase what Brisbane has to offer for incentive groups.

Historic event venues in Brisbane

These iconic Brisbane venues have stood the test of time, earning their place on the city’s landscape and offering spaces from cocktail receptions to boardroom meetings, to conference spaces to private dinners.

Federal bid fund a boost for Brisbane

The Federal Government has offered funding for business events through a bid fund, marking one of the most important developments for the business events industry in recent memory.

GFIA in Focus is coming to Brisbane

The 2018 Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture GFIA in Focus for sustainable food production is coming to town, as Brisbane continues to tie major conventions with the city’s key industries.

Meet the team: Jorja-Rose Wells

Jorja-Rose Wells joined the Brisbane Convention Bureau in 2016 as a Digital Content Producer and looks after the digital marketing and content strategies for the Brisbane Convention Bureau.

‘Trailblazers’ to help win business events for Brisbane

Seven successful applicants have been awarded a share of $25,000 to attend a leading international conference to highlight Brisbane’s expertise and help secure the event for Brisbane in a succeeding year.

Brisbane convention bid wins off to a flying start in 2018

The Brisbane Convention Bureau has started 2018 in impressive style, notching up 15 business event bid wins worth over $22 million for the city’s economy.

Brisbane’s Howard Smith Wharves launches Virtual Reality experience

Set to open in late 2018, Brisbane’s game-changing riverfront lifestyle, dining, tourism and event destination Howard Smith Wharves (HSW) is launching a market leading Virtual Reality experience.

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.