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Brisbane scores 2021 The Ashes in rolling record of enviable major event wins

Brisbane’s major events calendar is on track to deliver a $65 million economic boost for the city, with more drawcard sporting events including The Ashes to round out the remainder of 2021.

Lord Mayor’s Business Awards nominations open

Today, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner called on Brisbane’s business community to submit their nomination for this year’s prestigious Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

Budget boost for business events

Bringing business events back to Brisbane is the focus of a funding package announced by Brisbane Economic Development Agency (Brisbane EDA), with applications now open.

Brisbane's time to shine this weekend

Brisbane is primed and ready for a busy weekend of blockbusting events, as the city plays host to the NRL Magic Round Brisbane, the Brisbane Truck Show, and a bevy of cultural events.

Brisbane entrepreneurs primed for PropTech prominence

Brisbane's property industry and associated technology cluster will be primed to capitalise on one of the world's fastest growing niche industries with the launch of the PropTech Pilot Program.

Food innovators fast-track their business growth

Artisan bakers, brewers and coffee connoisseurs are among 23 stand-out local food and beverage businesses selected for a bespoke industry development program which is strengthening Brisbane’s reputation as Australia’s home of food innovation.

Brisbane businesses just keep getting better

In one of the most extraordinary years in history, finalists in the 2020 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards have shown how Brisbane will grow and transform in a COVID-safe way.

Brisbane City turns on its charm to lure shoppers back to COVID-struck retailers

Shop BNE City is returning for three days this Friday, tempting shoppers back to the Queen Street Mall as it continues to rebuild following the economic impacts of the global coronavirus pandemic.

Online platform a law unto others during COVID-19

An innovative online platform developed by a former Lord Mayor’s Business Awards winner is helping thousands of people with legal issues during the COVID-19 pandemic and growing exponentially in size.

Loving the city once again

Brisbane EDA is teaming up with more than 60 city retailers, hotels, service providers, cafes and restaurants through a series of marketing activities to reconnect locals with Brisbane’s heart.