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 upcoming major events and activities taking place in Brisbane's nine sister cities as well as contact information, should you be interested in participating in any of the events.

Dates (2019-2020) Event
2019  
November  
6 – 13 November 

UNLEASH LAB 2019, Shenzhen

7 – 8 November

Auckland Build 2019

10 – 13 November

2019 ACM International Conference on Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ACM ISS 2019), Daejeon

11 – 12 November Cell Therapy Asia, Kobe
13 November China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF), Shenzhen

15 – 17 November

International Conference on Communication and Network Security (ICCNS), Chongqing

17 November   

Shenzhen Real Estate Expo (SREX), Shenzhen

25 – 26 November 

Mirayah: A Luxury Fashion and Style Exhibition, Hyderabad

December      

 

4 December   

China International Natural Food and Beverage Expo, Chongqing

6 – 8 December

India Med Expo (IME), Hyderabad

12 – 15 December    

Art Kaohsiung, Kaohsiung
2020  
January  

4 January

India Diagnostic Expo, Hyderabad

5 – 8 January

The 26th International Conference on Multimedia Modelling (MMM 2020), Daejeon

11 – 18 January

Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, Abu Dhabi

13 – 16 January

Ecowaste, Abu Dhabi

13 – 16 January

WFES Solar Expo, Abu Dhabi

15 – 16 January

Digital Banking Innovation Conference Asia Pacific 2020, Shenzhen

22 – 25 January

Bride & The Bride Show Arabia, Abu Dhabi

February

 

2 – 5 February

Abu Dhabi Pro-Am presented by Troon Golf, Abu Dhabi

6 – 13 February

World Urban Forum 2020 Abu Dhabi

9 – 24 February

Kaohsiung Lantern Festival – Golden Milky Way, Kaohsiung

15 – 17 February

3rd International Conference on Big Data Management, Shenzhen

15 – 17 February

12th International Conference on Machine Learning and Computing, Shenzhen

17 February

10th Kaohsiung MIZUNO International Marathon, Kaohsiung

17 – 19 February

BioAsia, Hyderabad

20 – 22 February

Central and Western China Medical Equipment Fair Chongqing (CWMEE), Chongqing

23 – 25 February

Unmanned Systems Exhibition & Conference, Abu Dhabi

24 February

ACETECH, Hyderabad

24 – 26 February

SIGN China 2020, Shenzhen

24 – 26 February

LED China 2020, Shenzhen

24 – 26 February

Digital Signage 2020, Shenzhen

24 – 26 February

Commercial Integration China, Shenzhen

24 – 26 February

Retail China 2020, Shenzhen

25 – 29 February

Deccan Festival, Hyderabad

27 February

Aquaex India 2020, Hyderabad

27 – 29 February

5th International Conference on Mechanical, Manufacturing, Modeling and Mechatronics (IC4M 2020), Shenzhen

27 – 29 February

 

5th International Conference on Design Engineering and Science (ICDES 2020), Shenzhen

28 February – 1 March

5th International Flora Expo, Hyderabad

March

 

1 – 5 March

Abu Dhabi Air Expo

3 – 5 March

Asia Pacific Wind Energy Expo, Kaohsiung

5 – 8 March

Greater Bay Area International Footwear Machinery & Material Industry Fair, Shenzhen

8 – 12 March

WUWHS Congress, Abu Dhabi

8 March

ITU World Triathlon, Abu Dhabi

9 – 10 March

Global Forum for Innovations in Agriculture, Abu Dhabi

9 – 11 March

Viv Mea 2020, Abu Dhabi

11 – 12 March

Project Management Symposium and Exhibition, Semarang

11 March

International Education Expo, Kaohsiung

12 – 15 March

International Boat Show, Kaohsiung

14 – 17 March

China International Gold, Jewellery & Gem Fair, Shenzhen

17 March

Infosecurity Middle East 2020, Abu Dhabi

18 – 19 March

Go Digital Oil & Gas Middle East, Abu Dhabi

19 – 21 March

Asia Rubber & Plastics Expo 2020 (ARP), Shenzhen

19 – 22 March

Shenzhen International Furniture Exhibition, Shenzhen

22 March

Chongqing International Marathon, Chongqing

25 – 27 March

China Metal & Metallurgical Products Exhibition (CMPI), Chongqing

25 – 28 March

Kaohsiung Industrial Automation Exhibition

26 – 27 March

World Congress on Nutrition and Obesity Prevention, Abu Dhabi

27 – 29 March

IEEE 4th Information Technology, Networking, Electronic and Automation Control Conference (ITNEC 2020), Chongqing

28 – 29 March

5th Augmented World Expo (AWE) Asia Conference, Shenzhen

28 – 29 March

Go Green Expo, Auckland

28 – 29 March

Auckland Better Food Fair

29 March

Hyderabad River Half Marathon, Hyderabad

30 March – 2 April

21st Shenzhen International Machinery Manufacturing Industry Exhibition (SIMM), Shenzhen

31 March – 2 April

China International Fashion Brand Fair, Shenzhen

31 March – 2 April

Fire & Emergency Middle East 2020, Abu Dhabi

April

 

2 – 4 April

International Motor Show Abu Dhabi

2 – 4 April

Custom Show Emirates, Abu Dhabi

10 April

18th China International Green Building Decoration Materials Exhibition 2020 (BMChina), Chongqing

14 – 16 April

Cityscape – Abu Dhabi

15 – 17 April

ANUFood China, Shenzhen

24 – 26 April

3rd International Conference on Energy, Electrical and Power Engineering (CEEPE), Chongqing

24 – 26 April

International Workshop on Smart Grid (IWSG 2020), Chongqing

25 – 28 April

28th China International Gifts, Handicrafts, Watches & Houseware Fair, Shenzhen

TBC – April

Conference on International Exchange of Professionals, Shenzhen

May

 

5 – 6 May

Semarang Night Carnival, Semarang

10 – 13 May

2020 Institute for Basic Science – Keynote Symposia Conference on Neurocircuitry of Social Behaviour, Daejeon

14 – 16 May

IJK International Jewellery Exhibition, Kobe

16 – 17 May

Kobe Festival, Kobe

18 – 19 May

RICS World Built Environment Forum Summit 2020, Shenzhen

18 – 24 May

New Zealand Tech Week

25 – 27 May

14th China International Battery Fair, Shenzhen

28 – 30 May

Environmental Protection Expo (EP Expo), Chongqing

TBC – May

China (Shenzhen) International Cultural Industries Fair 2020 (ICIF)

TBC, May

Mt. Gyejoksan Barefoot Festival, Daejeon

June

 

2 – 5 June

Laserfair Shenzhen (LFSZ), Shenzhen

12 – 14 June

IEEE 5th Information Technology and Mechatronics Engineering Conference (ITOEC 2020), Chongqing

12 – 15 June

12th International Conference on Communication Software and Networks (ICCSN 2020), Chongqing

19 – 22 June

China Watch & Clock Fair (CWCF), Shenzhen

21 – 23 June

Fine Food New Zealand, Auckland

25 – 26 June

Block Chain Summit 2020, Daejeon

TBC, June

Kaohsiung Dragon Boat Festival and International Dragon Boat Races

July

 

19 – 23 July

The 18th International Conference on Carbon Dioxide Utilisation (ICCDU2020), Daejeon

20 – 23 July

Building NZ, Auckland

30 July

Food Show Auckland, Auckland

TBC July

World Children's Baseball Fair, Kaohsiung

August

 

16 – 20 August

2020 PICMET (Portland International Center for Management of Engineering and Technology), Daejeon

21 – 24 August

Taiwan International Water Show, Kaohsiung

September

 

3 – 13 September

Auckland Home Show, Auckland

14 – 16 September

CPhl, Pharma Regional Exhibition, Abu Dhabi

18 September – 4 October

2020 Gyeryong World Military Culture Expo, Daejeon

29 September – 3 October

Abu Dhabi International Hunting & Equestrian Exhibition, Abu  Dhabi

TBC, September

2020 Daejeon International Wine Festival, Daejeon

26 – 28 September

Taiwan Agriculture Week

Taiwan International Fisheries & Seafood Show

Taiwan International Fruit and Vegetable Show

October

 

12 – 16 October

2020 International Union of Microbiological Societies Congress, Daejeon

24 – 27 October

Kaohsiung Food Show and Kaohsiung Wine & spirits Festival (KWSF), Kaohsiung

TBC, October

2020 Daejeon Science Festival, Daejeon

TBC, October

Semarang Business Forum 2020, Semarang

TBC, October

Central Java Manufacturing Exhibition & Conference 2020, Semarang

28 – 30 October

Global Harbor Cities Forum 2020, Kaohsiung

TBC, October

Kaohsiung Film Festival

TBC, October

Kaohsiung Design Festival

November

 

TBC – November

China Hi-tech Fair, Shenzhen

December

 

2 – 4 December

Asia’s Sustainable Supply & Circular Economy Conference and Exhibition, Kaohsiung

TBC, December

Marine Culture Festival, Kaohsiung

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:13 November 2019