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Brisbane’s destination appeal is enhanced by the city’s strong track record of delivering highly successful business events and conferences, and a range of world-class venues with a global reputation for excellence.

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Major Brisbane venues  

Brisbane is home to acclaimed large-scale conference and business event venues located within walking distance of a great range of accommodation options and the city’s thriving central business district, making for an unparalleled delegate experience. 

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Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre  

The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) is Australia’s most awarded convention centre, including the AIPC APEX ‘World’s Best’ Convention Centre Award from 2016 to 2018.  

The celebrated meeting and events venue is located in the heart of Brisbane’s dynamic cultural precinct and surrounded by green spaces, bars, cafes and restaurants, as well as Australia’s largest Gallery of Modern Art and the city’s performing arts centre. This creates an immersive community feel around events held at BCEC, with unique opportunities for delegate networking experiences.  

Royal International Convention Centre  

Located in the Brisbane Showgrounds, a world-class events and lifestyle precinct just 1.5km from the city centre, the Royal International Convention Centre has fast gained a reputation for offering a personalised, boutique event experience, with exceptional menus offered by an internationally experienced team of chefs.  

Unique Brisbane venues  

From boutique hotels to historical buildings and riverside spaces, Brisbane has a diverse range of venue options to suit the size and style of your business event.  

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Howard Smith Wharves, Brisbane City

Howard Smith Wharves  

With remarkable views of the Story Bridge and city skyline, Howard Smith Wharves has quickly established itself as one of Brisbane’s premier dining and lifestyle precincts. With its impressive portfolio of event spaces, including indoor and outdoor options, rooftop terraces, pop-up marquees and private venues nestled amongst the cliffs, it could be the perfect destination for your delegates.  

Brisbane City Hall  

One of Queensland’s most significant cultural icons, Brisbane City Hall’s sweeping marble staircases, vaulted ceilings, chandeliers and mosaic-tiled floors make it the city’s true home of elegance and grandeur. Following a $215 million restoration program, this heritage-listed icon is the perfect setting for an event your delegates will cherish.  

South Bank Parklands  

The spectacular South Bank Parklands cover 17 hectares of riverfront land. Boasting a rainforest walk, Australia’s only man-made inner-city beach, licensed picnic areas and more, South Bank’s picturesque scenery, inner-city location and renowned restaurants make it a popular event space.  

Brisbane Powerhouse  

One of Brisbane’s leading contemporary multi-arts, dining and conference venues, Brisbane Powerhouse is located within a historic powerhouse station on the banks of the Brisbane River. It offers a range of unique event spaces for meetings, exhibitions, conferences, product launches, private parties and more.  

Queen’s Wharf Brisbane  

Set to open from late 2023, Queen’s Wharf Brisbane will transform the CBD and river’s edge with an iconic design that celebrates Brisbane’s subtropical, open-air lifestyle.  

The $3.6 billion precinct covers more than 12 hectares of river frontage in the heart of the city, and will include four luxury hotels, 52 new restaurants and bars, a luxury shopping precinct, entertainment facilities and a range of unique event spaces, including a ballroom and a skydeck bar, as well as a range of unique outdoor activation spaces. 

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