Give your conference an upgrade - Choose Brisbane


Give your conference an upgrade

For a limited time, we’re offering a cash incentive to support your next business event.

For eligible business events held in Brisbane between March 2021 and December 2022, a subvention package of $50 per in-person delegate is available to help reduce event costs and upgrade your event program.

Funds can be used to deliver an enhanced delegate experience through an upgraded event program or contribute to reducing the overall cost of the event.

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Funds must be spent on approved Brisbane products and services associated with the business event including venue hire, social events, delegate experiences and team building activities. 

Funding is limited to an allocated budget and final approval is subject to availability and confirmation of eligibility assessment by Brisbane Economic Development Agency (EDA). Applications will be assessed in the order in which they arrive or apply, until the funds have been expended or until 30 June 2021.


  • The event is an association or corporate, conference or business incentive event
  • The event is not already confirmed for Brisbane and the event organiser is considering multiple destinations
  • The event is a minimum three-day duration
  • The event has a minimum of 200 in-person delegates (not valid for virtual events)
  • The event must confirm a booking with a Brisbane member venue by 30 June 2021
  • The event must be held by 31 December 2022
  • A funding agreement detailing full terms and conditions will be provided to the client upon confirmation of support
  • Payment of the agreed pro-rata cash support amount will be paid at the conclusion of the event, and within 30 days of receipt of an invoice and supporting evidence of final delegate numbers
  • Brisbane EDA logo to be featured and acknowledged as a supporter on all relevant pre-event marketing, on-site collateral and business event website. The business event website must include a link to  

To apply, please complete details below.

The Brisbane EDA Business Events team will be in touch with you to provide further information or discuss eligibility.