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‘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.

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.

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.

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.