The Lord Mayor's Convention Trailblazer Grant

Do you want to make a real change in our city? We are looking for Trailblazers to ignite Brisbane's future as a global knowledge hub.

The Lord Mayor of Brisbane is proud to open the Lord Mayor's Convention Trailblazer Grant. The grant aims to enlist the city’s early-career professionals and researchers to make their mark by attracting valuable industry conferences to Brisbane.

Applying for a Lord Mayor’s Convention Trailblazer Grant presents an opportunity to attend a leading international conference, make valuable connections and form relationships that position Brisbane as a world-class host city for conventions and business events. The Lord Mayor's Convention Trailblazer Grant delivers up to $30,000 worth of grants per annum, each to a maximum value of $5,000 (excluding GST), to empower our city’s early-career professionals and researchers to make their mark.

Ignite your passion and grow your industry. Become a Trailblazer.

Applications for 2018-2019 open Friday, 12 October until Wednesday, 30 January 2019. Contact Kylie McKenzie for further information about the grant.

Find out why you should apply to become a Brisbane Trailblazer.

Learn more about key dates and the application and selection process.

Find out more information about applying for the Trailblazer Grant.

Download the Trailblazer Grant guide for more detailed information about the program.