Brisbane

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    Brisbane – Australia’s New World City

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    During HQ’s visit to AIME 2019, we indulged in coffee and tasty brownies as Juliet Alabaster (General Manager, Business Events at Brisbane Marketing) updated us on Brisbane’s success story, latest developments and wins.
    9th May, 2019
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    All eyes on Brisbane for international orthoptic congress

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    The focus will be on global eye health care at the recently confirmed Congress of the International Orthoptic Association (IOA) to be held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in June 2024.
    2nd May, 2019
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    Chef David Pugh takes over the helm at BCEC

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    Leading Australian Chef and one of the architects of Brisbane's fine dining scene, David Pugh, has been appointed to the role of Executive Chef at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) to continue the Centre's strong award-winning reputation in venue catering and special events.
    25th Feb, 2019
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    Brisbane's summer of business event wins

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    Proving its climate is right for business, Brisbane has had a successful summer of business event bid wins, set to inject millions of dollars into the economy over the next five years.
    25th Feb, 2019
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    AIME’s Refreshed Vision Comes to Life

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    2019 promises to deliver a new AIME experience, challenging established expectations and honing its focus on measurable commercial outcomes.
    15th Feb, 2019
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    Brisbane stands tall in bid for global posture congress

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    Brisbane’s economic development board, Brisbane Marketing, collaborated with Tourism and Events Queensland and the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre to secure the International Society of Posture & Gait Research (ISPGR) World Congress for 20-24 June 2021.
    8th Feb, 2019
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    BCEC's GM appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM)

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    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) General Manager, Bob O’Keeffe was appointed as a Member of the Order of Australia (AM) in this year’s Australia Day Awards for outstanding services to tourism and business in Queensland.
    6th Feb, 2019
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    Brisbane celebrates 40 years of business events and tourism

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    As Brisbane’s profile as a business events destination continues to soar, the city is celebrating the 40thanniversary of a body dedicated to attracting conventions and visitors to the city.
    4th Dec, 2018
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    World leaders in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences choose Brisbane

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    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) will play host to the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) World Congress of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences in 2021 with an expected 2,500 delegates.
    28th Nov, 2018
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    Brisbane leads China incentives roadshow

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    The Brisbane Convention Bureau has led five local tourism and hotel operators on a China roadshow to spread the message about Brisbane’s incentive offerings.
    20th Jun, 2018
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    For Brisbane the future is now

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    Brisbane welcomes 3,000 of the world’s leading robotic experts this week at the 2018 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) being held at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre.
    22nd May, 2018
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    Australian water experts gather in Brisbane

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    Some of the world’s leading experts on water met in the river city of Brisbane this week for a major conference on this essential natural resource.
    11th May, 2018
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    BCEC named #1 in Australia for catering

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    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) took out the industry’s top accolade for catering at the Meetings & Events Australia (MEA) National Awards in Adelaide last night.
    9th May, 2018
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    Brisbane puts GFIA in Focus on the menu in 2018

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    Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has announced that Brisbane has taken another significant stride forward in the food and beverage production industry by securing a key Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture event in early September this year.
    6th Apr, 2018
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    Brisbane to Showcase Australia’s Leading Role in Quality Health Care Delivery

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    Quality and safety in the health care sector worldwide will come under scrutiny at an international conference announced for Brisbane this week.
    28th Mar, 2018
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    Brisbane convention bid wins off to a flying start in 2018

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    The Brisbane Convention Bureau has started 2018 in impressive style, notching up 15 business event bid wins worth over $22 million for the city’s economy.
    6th Mar, 2018
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    BCEC delivers clients the ‘Best of Both Worlds’

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    Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has joined forces with Rydges Hotel South Bank opening up new opportunities for smaller and medium sized conferences wanting a convention centre experience but with the added convenience of a single point of contact for both accommodation and conference facilities.
    27th Feb, 2018
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    Brisbane Marketing appoints new Convention Bureau GM

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    Juliet Alabaster has been appointed General Manager of the Brisbane Convention Bureau, bringing a wealth of knowledge and experience within the conventions and business events industry.
    15th Jan, 2018
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    Brisbane Set to Host 1,500 Dental Hygienists From Around the Globe

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    The 21st IFDH International Symposium on Dental Hygiene is set to take place at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) in August 2019, shining the spotlight on the link between oral health and overall health and wellbeing to a global audience.
    19th Dec, 2017
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    Taiwan Influx Helps Brisbane Break Visitor Records

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    A massive influx of Taiwanese visitors to Brisbane has helped the city once again break a trifecta of international tourism records.
    12th Dec, 2017
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