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Brisbane alliance delivers trifecta of conference wins

The Brisbane Convention Bureau 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.

Meet the team: Ben Cleary

When he’s not bidding for major business events, you’ll find the Bureau’s new bidding manager serving up delicious gnocchi.

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 the Brisbane Convention Bureau.

Brisbane designs winning bid for DRS2020

Brisbane will welcome 600 leading minds in global design research after winning hosting rights for the Design Research Society (DRS) Conference 2020.

Meet the team: Jill Wimberley

Jill Wimberley joined the Brisbane Convention Bureau in 2012 and specialises in managing the bid process for clients to secure association and corporate conferences for Brisbane.

Spotlight on: Brisbane incentive experiences

There’s so much to see, taste and explore, and adding one (or all three) of these bespoke group experiences to your Brisbane itinerary will make your incentives trip unforgettable.

Transport forum makes tracks for Brisbane

Brisbane is further cementing its reputation as Australia’s new world city, after being selected to host the 17th Intelligent Transport Systems Asia Pacific Forum in May, 2020 (ITSAP2020).