Embrace it. Explore it. Experience it. Positive and forward-thinking, generous and optimistic, Brisbane is Australia’s new world city. With a dynamic and down-to-earth attitude, Brisbane has established an influential foothold in the international community as a place where ideas and industry are nurtured.
KEY INDUSTRY SECTORS
Brisbane Airport is consistently recognised as one of the world’s best and, with a $4.2 billion (AUD) infrastructure and improvement program in progress, a convenient city location and an extensive network of flights linking to 30 international destinations and 44 domestic destinations, Brisbane offers visiting delegates exceptional airport access.
LOCAL TRANSPORT / GETTING AROUND
An easy-to-follow inner-city street system and expansive network of pedestrian paths, parks, bridges and boardwalks make Brisbane a foot-friendly destination. Alternatively, the fully-integrated public transport system of buses, trains and CityCat ferry services provides visitors with a city-wide network of easy travel options.
Brisbane enjoys a sub-tropical climate. Brisbane monthly averages:
With more than 13,000 guest rooms, Brisbane offers an exceptional range of accommodation options. Internationally recognised brands, including Sofitel, Hilton and Marriott, are all located in the city centre.
When it comes to event infrastructure, Brisbane covers the full spectrum of event organiser needs. From the internationally acclaimed Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, to intimate and unique venues like Brisbane Powerhouse, the city provides a top selection of spaces in which to meet and mingle for groups with up to 8,000 delegates.
To assist event planners, BrisbaneEDA have complied COVIDSafe information which outline measures to embed guidelines and practices at every touch point in the delegate journey.
COVIDSafe plans and resources have been developed by the industry to ensure health and safety measures are in place to give confidence that business events can be held safely in Australia.
Brisbane Economic Development Agency
69 Ann Street
Brisbane, QLD 4000
PO Box 12260
Brisbane, QLD 4003
Phone: +61 7 3006 6200