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Insights & Blog

Brisbane is full of extraordinary people doing extraordinary things. Here’s where you’ll find expertise, opinions and insights from Brisbane’s business community; read compelling stories on what makes the city’s diverse business sectors tick; and learn about the latest opportunities for investors, entrepreneurs and innovators.

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News from the Invest & Industry Development Team

Over 100 of Brisbane’s finest digital minds came together to explore how we can leverage digital innovation to better respond, manager and recover from emergency situations.

Technology in Brisbane

Anthony Musumeci, Head of Technology Investment at Brisbane Economic Development Agency, identifies three global trends that represent particularly exciting opportunities for Brisbane.

Brisbane’s 2020 Outlook

Brisbane has major infrastructure projects in the pipeline, continued innovation from the city’s world-class research and education facilities, promising trends in tourism and interstate talent, and a high-profile Olympics bid, 2020 is set to be a year for Brisbane to remember.

Tourism and Talent in 2020

Dustin Welch, Head of Property & Tourism Investment at Brisbane Economic Development Agency, explains the forces that are driving Brisbane’s arrival as a must-do tourist destination and a hub for interstate talent.

Brisbane 2032

It has been confirmed that Brisbane will make a formal bid for the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The bid comes on the back of a feasibility study commissioned by the South East Queensland Council of Mayors in 2016, which found that the region is capable of hosting the event.

The Infrastructure Projects Transforming Brisbane

A number of exciting infrastructure projects that are expected to have a transformative effect on Brisbane are underway.

FEATURE: Five ways to make wellness work for your business

With more brands attempting to speak the language of wellness and a steady stream of startups seeking to secure a foothold in this increasingly competitive industry, we asked a select group of Brisbane businesses in the wellness space to identify the trends that are shaping the market.

News from the Invest & Industry Development Team

BrewDog has unveiled its Australian home with the official opening of its taproom and restaurant in Brisbane. Plus, applications for Future Food Initiative’s 2020 Global Markets and Investor Readiness Program will be opening soon.

FEATURE: How Hilton Food Group got an appetite for Brisbane

Dug O’Hare, Executive Director Asia Pacific of Hilton Foods Australia and New Zealand discusses why Hilton Food Group invested about $150 million in automation at their Brisbane facility.

VIDEO: Growing, Scaling & Winning with Sofi Spritz

Sofi Spritz founder Tom Maclean explains how his aperitivo start-up grew from humble beginnings at farmers’ markets to a crowdfunding success story.