Brisbane’s business events scene will be blooming this Spring with the city set to welcome over 13,300 delegates for conferences worth $28.7 million to the local economy.
Brisbane Pop-Up, the must-attend event for event planners, will bring the city’s top venues, hotels and service suppliers together under one roof for two-and-a-half manic hours.
We asked three of the city’s event and hotel business leaders how the city has fared in the past 12 months, what insights they have to share about the business events space and where things are headed in the next financial year.
Meet Yi Yang – Brisbane Economic Development Agency’s business development and bidding coordinator.
Two Chinese businesses will reward 4,000 high-performing staff with a trip to Brisbane this year, proving the city’s growing appeal as a destination for incentive-based business events.
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 Economic Development Agency’s Senior Manager Market Development – Asia, Ashley Ng, is at the forefront of growing Brisbane’s share of Asian MICE visitors.