Convention Bureau FAQs

Visa Information

If you are not an Australian citizen, you will need a valid visa to enter Australia.

Visas are available from Australian visa offices such as Australian Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates.

For more information, visit the Australian Government's Immigration website.

Where can I find information on the support available through the Convention Bureau?

The Brisbane Convention Bureau offers a raft of services to assist you to plan and promote your conference, find accommodation and a range of once-in-a-lifetime leisure experiences for your delegates, and connect with invaluable industry advocates. Contact us today.

Where can delegates find electronic maps for Brisbane and surrounding areas?

A map of Brisbane is located here.

The Brisbane Convention Bureau can also provide you with a hard copy, pocket-sized city map, which lists useful information for accessing Brisbane’s extensive range of leisure activities, navigating in and around the city, plus shopping and dining options.  Contact us today for more information.

Can the Brisbane Convention Bureau help me with preparing a bid document?

Our specialist Business Development team welcomes the opportunity to work with you regarding your specific bidding requirements. Contact us today.

How can I source competitive quotes for accommodation?

The Business Events Planner is user friendly with request for proposal capabilities and will assist you to find the right venue for anything from conference lectures to a gala dinner to after-dinner leisure activities and delegate accommodation.

Where can I find a unique venue for an offsite gala dinner?

The Business Event Planner is a comprehensive resource for corporate, association, government, university and professional conference organisers planning meetings, events and conferences in Brisbane.

The planner will assist you to find the right venue for anything from conference lectures to a gala dinner, after-dinner leisure activities and delegate accommodation.

The Brisbane Event Planner also offers event planners the option to create, edit and share a shortlist of preferred suppliers, and contact one or more directly using a simple online form.

Start your search on the Brisbane Event Planner here.

Are there any free wi-fi hotspots in Brisbane?

Yes, Brisbane offers free wireless internet access in 22 parks and public spaces – thanks to the Brisbane City Council. Places in Brisbane to search for free wi-fi hotspot connections:

  • Queen Street Mall
  • South Bank Parklands
  • Brisbane libraries
  • Brisbane CityCat ferries
  • Reddacliff Place
  • Victoria Bridge
  • City Botanic Gardens
  • King George Square
  • Post Office Square
  • King Edward Park