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Meet the team: Ashley Ng

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.

Brisbane wins pitch for paediatric hearing and speech symposium

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.

The Brisbane Truck Show proves it’s in it for the long haul

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.

Meet the team: Sherry Huang

Based in China, Sherry Huang works to promote Brisbane as an ideal MICE destination.

ATEC Meeting Place heads to Brisbane

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.

QODE to crack innovation trends

Taking place from 2-3 April, QODE will form part of Curiocity Brisbane, a new event developed by Brisbane Economic Development Agency and Tourism and Events Queensland that also includes World Science Festival Brisbane and at trail of interactive, public art installations called Curiocities.

Meet the team: Kylie McKenzie

Teaming her experience and passion for Brisbane, Kylie works as a Business Development Manager for Brisbane Economic Development Agency's Business Events team, working with clients to facilitate successful business events.

Trailblazers win international peptide symposium

Two Brisbane scientists blazing a trail in the emerging field of peptide research have helped secure a key symposium that will attract researchers from across the globe.

Brisbane’s summer of business event wins

Proving its climate is right for business, Brisbane has had a successful summer of business event bid wins, set to inject millions of dollars into the economy over the next five years.

Brisbane stands tall in bid for global posture congress

Brisbane will roll out the welcome mat for the world’s leading posture and gait clinicians and researchers following its successful bid to host a significant world congress in 2021.