Invest News June 2019

Nominations for the new-look 2019 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards are now open. Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is encouraging all businesses and business people to consider nominating across the nine business categories and two individual categories.

- More via Choose Brisbane

Brisbane tourism operators are being encouraged to vie for grants of up to $10,000 each to develop exciting new experiences that will encourage visitors to stay longer in the region through the Lord Mayor’s Experience Development Incentive Grant Program.

- More via Choose Brisbane

Brisbane City Council has announced it will actively seek out local small businesses to contract for the council work, promising to invest 80 per cent of the council's procurement spend in Brisbane and south-east Queensland businesses to support the region's industry.

- More via Brisbane Times

Brisbane Airport has released its preliminary draft master plan for 2020, which has revealed the potential for multi-billion-dollar expansion plans.

- More via the Courier Mail

Across the city, sleek new hotels have appeared, with their offerings full of the perks of luxury - from infinity pools to rooftop bars and architecturally designed rooms. The luxury hotel boom preparing Brisbane for a tourism shift

- More via Brisbane Times