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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).

Brisbane ups ante with new hotel openings

Brisbane has celebrated the opening of two new hotels this month, with Australia’s only W Hotel and the Novotel Brisbane South Bank adding to the city’s wide range of accommodation, incentives and events offering.

Brisbane leads China incentives roadshow

The Brisbane Convention Bureau has led five local tourism and hotel operators on a China roadshow to spread the message about Brisbane’s incentive offerings.

Meet the team: Lorelle Chittick

Lorelle Chittick joined the Brisbane Convention Bureau in January 2005 and is the Senior Manager, Convention Services.

Brisbane Convention Bureau celebrates Global Meetings Industry Day

The Brisbane Convention Bureau recently celebrated Global Meetings Industry Day, a day which recognises the impact of the business events industry.

Dreamtime 2017: see the highlights

Hosting Business Events Australia's Dreamtime 2017 gave Brisbane a chance to show off the vast offerings of the city’s creative incentive products and destination experiences. See the highlights video that showcase what Brisbane has to offer for incentive groups.