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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

Updates from Brisbane innovate and the Lord Mayor's Business Awards.

Why Brisbane is an innovator’s playground

Lachlan Campbell, Vice President of Marketing & Innovation at GroundProbe explains why Brisbane is the perfect innovation incubator.

How a local disaster led to a global innovation

Juliette Murphy, CEO and co-founder of FloodMapp, explains how the Brisbane floods of 2011 led to the creation of a new start-up that could save lives around the world.

VIDEO: How IES tells the Brisbane story to international students

Reid Arkinstall, Director of Corporate and Client Relations at IES, explains how his organisation is selling Brisbane to students around the world — and making them part of Brisbane’s future.

How new tourist attractions can boost Brisbane’s visitor economy

How are people across Asia changing their consumption habits? Jane Barnett, Head of Insights for South APAC at Mintel, dives into the four different types of consumers you need to know about.

Four reasons Brisbane is the ideal location for business events

Ashley Gordon, Director of Client Relations for Carillon Conference Management, explains why business events play a crucial role in Brisbane’s visitor economy — and could play an even bigger role in the future.

VIDEO: The changing demographics throughout Asia

With his close-up view working throughout Australia and China, BDO Brisbane’s Dennis Lin talks us through the demographic transformations happening across the region.

TRENDS: The four types of ‘Lazy Economy’ consumers emerging from the Asia-Pacific region

How are people across Asia changing their consumption habits? Jane Barnett, Head of Insights for South APAC at Mintel, dives into the four different types of consumers you need to know about.

Positivity, profits and prudence: What Brisbane businesses can learn from the Westpac Australia-China Business Sentiment Survey

From positivity to prudence, AustCham Shanghai CEO Jack Brady unpacks the results and insights that businesses can take away from the 2019 Westpac Australia-China Business Sentiment Survey.

Invest News July 2019

Brisbane Economic Development Agency is looking to seize an $18 million-a-day lost opportunity by transforming the Brisbane region into one of the world’s must-visit destinations through the Visitor Economy 2031 Vision.