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Global Accelerator

Program at-a-glance

The Global Accelerator is a tailored experience for local food and beverage manufacturing businesses interested in finding new market opportunities. It is designed to help companies pursue funding and explore the potential for domestic expansion and entry into international markets. 

The program is facilitated by Brisbane Economic Development Agency (BEDA) with a cohort of industry experts. Through an intensive syllabus and 1:1 mentoring sessions, the program’s focus is to diagnose the core challenge within each of the companies in the cohort and through a suite of bespoke offerings, provide them with access to industry-leading experts, mentors, tools, and knowledge to help them export and scale to new markets.

Key dates

  • Industry Summit: August 2024
  • Applications Open: August 2024
  • Applications Close: October 2024
  • Accelerator Syllabus: February 2025
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