What We Do - Choose Brisbane


What We Do

As the city’s economic development board, Brisbane Economic Development Agency (Brisbane EDA) plays a vital role in growing Brisbane’s economy, driving demand for Brisbane, and creating growth and trade opportunities for local Brisbane businesses.

We are taking a lead role in driving Brisbane’s economic recovery, working with city leaders, partners and local businesses to deliver initiatives with immediate and sustainable economic impact for Brisbane.

We are focused on delivering a series of high-impact economic growth initiatives that will create employment opportunities and raise living standards for the people of Brisbane. These key focus areas are:

  • Economic Recovery & Revitalisation
  • Visitor Economy & Destination Marketing
  • Industry Growth & Trade.

With a sharp focus on economic recovery and efficiency, Brisbane EDA is delivering the initiatives that will have the greatest impact for Brisbane

We are the agency responsible for:

  • Delivering recommendations from the Lord Mayor’s Economic Recovery Taskforce
  • Securing business, manufacturing and investment in Brisbane
  • Supporting industry growth and trade in priority sectors
  • Securing conferences, conventions and business events for Brisbane
  • Attracting major events to Brisbane and its surrounding region
  • Serving as the regional tourism organisation for Brisbane, Logan, Ipswich, Scenic Rim, Lockyer Valley, Moreton Bay, Redlands and Somerset.