Brisbane has landed a major tourism windfall after being selected to host one of the world’s largest travel industry conferences.
Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced Brisbane will receive an economic boost of over $112 million through new business events set to take place in the city over the coming years.
Emma Rushbrooke, the Clinical Director at Hear and Say, a Queensland non-profit organisation that focuses on early intervention services for children who are deaf or hard of hearing, has seen and heard a lot when it comes to helping people access the kind of life most of us take for granted.
Brisbane serves up plenty of events and entertainment for visiting delegates to enjoy, and this July sees the return of the two-day Regional Flavours food and wine festival.
As Brisbane Marketing’s Senior Manager Market Development – Asia, Ashley Ng, is at the forefront of growing Brisbane’s share of Asian MICE visitors.
A US-headquartered paediatric health symposium has chosen Brisbane as its first-ever Asia Pacific host city, with 500 global experts to meet in March 2021.
From humble beginnings in 1968, with just 21 exhibitors, Brisbane Truck Show has grown bigger and bigger to become a central meeting place for the industry. People now travel from all over Australia and across the world to attend.
Based in China, Sherry Huang works to promote Brisbane as an ideal MICE destination.
For the first time, Brisbane will play host to the inbound tourism industry’s flagship event, the Australian Tourism Export Council’s (ATEC) Meeting Place, when more than 400 export tourism leaders head to Queensland 25th -27th November.
Taking place from 2-3 April, QODE will form part of Curiocity Brisbane, a new event developed by Brisbane Marketing and Tourism and Events Queensland that also includes World Science Festival Brisbane and at trail of interactive, public art installations called Curiocities.