Business events and awards

Brisbane City Council runs workshops and forums for business, including the Lord Mayor’s Business Forums and Lord Mayor’s Business Excellence Workshops. Council also hosts and supports various awards and commendations that honour the contribution of business to Brisbane’s economy. 

If you would like to stay up to date with opportunities to learn tips from industry experts to help your business grow, subscribe to our Business in Brisbane events mailing list and receive regular updates about our upcoming business events.

Brisbane Marketing's Digital Brisbane website provides information and events for local businesses to improve their digital and online skills.

Council maintains a Facebook Business Events Calendar for other business events taking place in the Brisbane City Council area. Promote your business event on this calendar.

Business events calendar

Brisbane City Council and Brisbane Marketing run workshops and forums for businesses, including the Lord Mayor's Small Business Forums, Lord Mayor and Civic Cabinet Listens Forum, Lord Mayor's Business Excellence Workshop series and Power-up sessions to help small businesses get online.

Lord Mayor's Multicultural Awards for Business

The Lord Mayor's Multicultural Awards for Business celebrate the contribution multicultural businesses make to the Brisbane economy and community through their creativity, innovation and resilience. 

Asia Pacific Cities Summit and Mayors' Forum

The Asia Pacific Cities Summit (APCS) and Mayors' Forum is a leading international forum for business and civic leaders, initiated by Brisbane City Council. APCS provides an interactive platform for participants to exchange knowledge and identify potential civic, cultural and business opportunities and how to pursue them.


Brisbane Innovate 2018

Brisbane Innovate is a series of challenges and events hosted by Brisbane City Council which encourages innovation to help build and sustain the growth and development of our city.