International business

Brisbane City Council is committed to advancing Brisbane’s place in the Asia Pacific region and beyond. Council’s international business programs aim to improve the economic benefits and opportunities for Brisbane-based businesses by:

  • strengthening Sister City relationships throughout the Asia Pacific and the Middle East
  • facilitating business and trade connections with international markets
  • supporting local businesses to achieve successful outcomes through our Sister city relationships
  • co-ordinating inbound international delegations and business outbound missions to overseas markets.

Council's International Relations and Multicultural Affairs Unit facilitate and manage these programs and act as a referral service for businesses who aspire to connect with the Asia Pacific and the world. Contact the team to find out how they can help you and your business.

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Additional information

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Council’s entire website can be translated into 100+ languages for members of our multicultural communities. You may select your preferred language from the “Select language” dropdown in the footer if you would like to use the translation feature.

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Lord Mayor's International Business Forums

The Lord Mayor’s International Business Forums provide insights on how to expand your business operations globally, with a particular focus on Brisbane’s Sister Cities. Due to coronavirus, these forums have been postponed until further notice.

Bring your delegation to Brisbane

Brisbane regularly welcomes visiting international delegations consisting of business people, academics and government officials. This program provides a unique opportunity for visiting delegations to access specialised information and best-practice through presentations, roundtable discussions, networking events and individual meetings.

International visitors who would like to meet with officials from Brisbane City Council and Brisbane's institutions should complete the online form or contact the International Relations and Multicultural Affairs Unit.

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Last updated: 26 November 2020