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Brisbane's biggest ever tourism representation set to shine at ATE22

Brisbane’s biggest-ever contingent of 18 tourism operators is heading to the Australian Tourism Exchange (ATE) Live event in Sydney this week to represent Team Brisbane.

New cultural and ecotourism experiences on Minjerribah

Visitors are invited to meet the locals, unearth fascinating stories and immerse themselves in authentic arts, cultural and eco-tourism experiences as we launch eight new Minjerribah SeaLink Day Passes.

Lord Mayor Business Awards Nominations Open 2022

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has called on Brisbane’s business community to submit their nomination for this year’s prestigious Lord Mayor’s Business Awards.

Dine BNE takes over The City this May

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has announced Dine BNE will return to the city this May, luring people back to one of Brisbane’s best dining destinations with more than 100 unmissable deals.

Brisbane takes centre stage at Associations Forum National Conference

The BEDA Business Events team attended the Associations Forum National Conference (AFNC)) 2022 in Melbourne, 11 – 12 April, showcasing Brisbane as a desirable destination for events, conferences and exhibitions among key leaders of associations, charities and the not-for-profit sector in Australia.

Local faces share their love of Brisbane in new business recovery campaign

The faces behind some of Brisbane's most iconic retail, tourism and hospitality businesses are behind an economic recovery campaign designed to attract people back to the city and boost local spending.

Queensland-First Training Program For Brisbane Region Tourism Businesses

A new, free training program designed to help Brisbane region tourism businesses attract new customers and improve bookings is now available online.

New campaign to attract tourists to vibrant Brisbane

A new campaign showcasing Brisbane’s “Summer Always” climate and diverse array of destinations has launched to attract tourists to the Queensland capital. Unveiling the new-look campaign highlighting the city’s outdoor lifestyle and rich mix of experiences, Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner said he was confident Brisbane will emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic as Australia’s latest must-do destination.

Brisbane's businesswomen applauded in inaugural $250,000 Grant announcement

More than 50 local female-led businesses have snared a share of $250,000 under the inaugural Lord Mayor’s Women in Business Grant program to help them combat the impacts of the pandemic and grow their business.

Council’s Latest Economic Relief Package

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner has today announced $5 million in fees, rents and charges will be waived for Brisbane businesses and community groups being heavily impacted by the spread of coronavirus.