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Brisbane's business events boom

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.

New Brisbane tourism experiences set to flourish with Lord Mayor's grants

Funds from the Lord Mayor’s Experience Development Incentive Grant Program have been awarded to five city and regional tourism operators who will take the lead on developing exciting new tourism experiences for the region.

Hungry foodie businesses grow through Future Food

Up-and-coming food and agriculture businesses from across South East Queensland are taking their next step through the Future Food Initiative - an industry development program which aims to drive sector investment and support job growth across the region.

Tourism records tumble as Sydney and Melbourne visitors flock to Brisbane

Australian visitors continue to flock to Brisbane in record numbers as the latest statistics show Brisbane has become a favourite destination for Sydneysiders and Melburnians.

Brisbane so hot in America right now

Brisbane is being lauded as a top place to travel for Americans during the northern summer as record numbers of US visitors converge on the city.

Last chance to nominate for Lord Mayor’s Business Awards

Lord Mayor Adrian Schrinner is calling on Brisbane businesses to step forward for a Lord Mayor’s Business Award before nominations close on 19 July.

First Aboriginal-owned whale watching tours kick off in Moreton

The Quandamooka Yoolooburrabee Aboriginal Corporation (QYAC) today launched Yalingbila Tours - Australia’s first Aboriginal owned and operated whale watching tours on the Brisbane River.

Still time to nominate for the 2019 Lord Mayor Business Awards

It’s not too late to put your company in the spotlight by nominating for Brisbane’s most prestigious business awards. Nominations for the 2019 Lord Mayor’s Business Awards close on 19 July, so there’s still time to step forward.

Brisbane Insider June 2019

From the latest city festivals and forums, to venue makeovers and hotel transformations – find out what’s on now and what’s coming up across the city with Brisbane Insider.

Stellar line up awaits as Regional Flavours returns

Held at South Bank Parklands on 20 and 21 July, Regional Flavours is established as the largest free food event in Australia and showcases Queensland’s vibrant food culture with a stellar line up of local, national and international chefs and enthusiasts ready to whet appetites over two fun-filled days.