Events and opportunities in Brisbane's sister cities

Brisbane is proud of our strong sister city relationships with nine sister cities throughout the Asia Pacific and Middle East which advances the economic benefits and opportunities for Brisbane-based businesses.

On this page, you will find a list of major events and activities taking place in 2019 in Brisbane's nine sister cities as well as contact information, should you be interested in participating in any of the events.

A list of events including date, title and location
Dates (2019) Event
April  
1 – 2 April Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture, Abu Dhabi
2 – 4 April The Innovation & Impact Summit, Daejeon
3 – 4 April International Conference on Education & Workforce Development (ICEWD), Abu Dhabi
4 – 6 April Intertextile Pavilion (SZIT), Shenzhen
6 – 7 April Auckland Go Green Expo, Auckland
6 – 7 April Auckland Better Food Fair, Auckland
8 – 10 April World Congress on Human Genetics and Genetic Diseases, Abu Dhabi
18 April Discovery Summit China (DSC), Shenzhen
26 – 27 April Abu Dhabi Pharmacy Conference (ADPhaC), Abu Dhabi
27 – 28 April International Conference on Civil and Architectural Engineering (ICCAE), Abu Dhabi
28 – 29 April International Offshore Development Congress (IODC), Abu Dhabi
May  
1 – 5 May Auckland Art Fair, Auckland
8 – 10 May   Motor & Magnetic Expo, Shenzhen
10 – 12 May International Green Building and Energy Saving Exhibition, Chongqing
16 – 18 May IJK International Jewellery Exhibition, Kobe
16 – 20 May Smart City Conference, Shenzhen
19 – 20 May Kobe Festival, Kobe
20 – 26 May New Zealand Tech Week, Auckland
24 – 26 May International Information Technology and Artificial Intelligence Conference, Chongqing
June  
7 – 8 June International Conference on Control, Automation, Robotics and Engineering, Kobe
9 – 13 June International Society of Physical and rehabilitation Medicine World Congress (ISPRM), Kobe
14 – 16 June China International Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction Industry Expo, Chongqing
July  
1 – 4 July International Conference on Advances in Civil and Ecological Engineering Research (ACEER), Kaohsiung
18 – 21 July International Conference on Materials Engineering and Nanotechnology, Chongqing
19 – 20 July Conference on the Environmental Conservation through Languages, Arts, Culture and Education (CECLACE)
August  
21 – 23 August International Symposium on Green Energy and Smart Grid (SGESG), Chongqing
30 – 31 August International Conference on Artificial Intelligence & Cognitive Computing (AICC), Hyderabad
September  
24 – 27 September FAOPMA – Pest Summit, Daejeon
25 – 28 September Green Building Congress, Hyderabad
October  
3 – 5 October India Warehousing & Logistics Show (IWLS), Hyderabad
23 – 26 October Manufacturing Central Java (Manufacturing Semarang), Semarang
November  
2 – 5 November World Congress on Procedural Law, Kobe
6 – 13 November  UNLEASH LAD 2019, Shenzhen
7 – 8 November Auckland Build 2019
11 – 12 November Cell Therapy Asia, Kobe
15 – 17 November International Conference on Communication and Network Security (ICCNS), Chongqing
25 – 26 November Mirayah: A Luxury Fashion and Style Exhibition, Hyderabad
December  
6 – 8 December India Med Expo (IME), Hyderabad

Events listed in this calendar may be changed or cancelled at the discretion of the organiser. Council is not liable for any changes or cancellations of these events.

Contact us

If you are interested in participating in any of the events taking place in Brisbane's sister cities, please contact the International Relations and Multicultural Affairs Unit to discuss your plans and possible areas of assistance by:

  • email
  • phone: 07 3403 8888 and ask for the International Relations and Multicultural Affairs Unit
  • mail to:
    International Relations and Multicultural Affairs Unit
    GPO Box 2287
    Brisbane Qld 4001
    Australia

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Last updated:30 April 2019