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The Calile and Westin open in Brisbane

Brisbane has welcomed another two additions to its thriving accommodation sector with the opening of luxury hotels The Calile and The Westin Brisbane.

Cancer specialists book appointment in Brisbane

Brisbane is set to host some of the world’s best specialty surgeons, respiratory researchers, clinicians and allied health professionals after securing the 15th International Conference of the International Mesothelioma Interest Group (iMig).

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

Brisbane hosts 10th annual Pop-Up

The Business Events team 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 Business Events team 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.

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 Brisbane Economic Development Agency's Business Events team.