Major events to align with in 2019
Whether it’s a highlight of your incentive program or an opportunity to access keynote speakers and thought leaders, aligning with a major event in Brisbane can leave a lasting impression.
Here’s some highlights from Brisbane’s 2019 event calendar.
The Designers’ Guide: Easton Pearson Archive
23 Nov – 22 Apr, Museum of Brisbane
The storytellers of Australian fashion, Pamela Easton and Lydia Pearson, have personally selected 200 garments from this iconic Brisbane fashion label.
The 9th Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art (APT9)
24 Nov – 28 Apr, QAGOMA
Since 1993, the APT series has drawn more than three million visitors and boasts one of the world’s most significant collections of contemporary Asian and Pacific art.
15 Mar – 3 Apr, various venues
Including the World Science Festival Brisbane and QODE, a global technology and innovation event, Curiocity Brisbane will come alive with a gallery of interactive creations, augmented reality spaces, pop-up playgrounds and music events.
Brisbane Cycling Festival
28 Mar – 14 Apr, various venues
Rolling into Brisbane from 28 March, the Brisbane Cycling Festival will include the Cycling Australia National Track Championships, the Six Day international series final, and the mass participation ride, Tour de Brisbane.
NRL Magic Round Brisbane
9 – 12 May, Suncorp Stadium
16 NRL clubs will descend on Brisbane in what will be the year’s largest gathering of Australian rugby league players across four days of competition.
Brisbane Racing Carnival
11 May – 8 Jun, Doomben and Eagle Farm Racecourses
The Channel Seven Brisbane Racing Carnival is Queensland’s most prestigious social event featuring world class racing, fine food, fashion, and entertainment.
20 – 21 Jul, South Bank Parklands
Experience the Sunshine State on a plate at Regional Flavours, Queensland’s premier free food and wine festival held in Brisbane’s picturesque South Bank Parklands.
Royal Queensland Show (EKKA)
9 – 18 Aug, Brisbane Showgrounds
Queensland’s largest annual event is back for its 143rd year. Held over 10 full days, the Ekka showcases life and achievements in the Sunshine State and welcomes visitors from all across Queensland and Australia to the heart of Brisbane.
7 – 28 Sep, various venues
Brisbane Festival will once again transform the city over three dazzling weeks in September with its thrilling program of theatre, music, dance, circus and opera.
Asia Pacific Screen Awards
21 Nov, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
Celebrate the cinematic excellence and cultural diversity of the vast Asia Pacific region at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards. The awards will recognise and celebrate the best films of the region and the people who contributed to making them.
Download Brisbane’s full event calendar here.
Contact Brisbane Economic Development Agency’s Business Events team to learn more about aligning your conference, meeting or incentive program with a Brisbane event.