Ranked within the top 10 cities worldwide for lifestyle and talent, Brisbane – Australia’s New World City is an outstanding destination to attend a conference and enjoy some leisure time.
By its very nature, size and design, Brisbane is an ideal conventions city. Visitors are greeted with a well-connected and walkable city that offers all the style and sophistication of larger global destinations.
The warm welcome visitors receive in Brisbane is matched by its subtropical climate. An average 283 days of sunshine annually means outdoor activities can be enjoyed year-round, from swimming at South Bank’s Streets Beach to kayaking on the Brisbane River or climbing the iconic Story Bridge.
Uncover the city’s history and hidden stories on a free Brisbane Greeters tour, take a trip along the winding Brisbane River on a CityCat, or stroll through gardens and parklands to enjoy the clean and green environment of Australia’s most sustainable city.
For world-class entertainment, Brisbane’s cultural and events calendar is bursting with blockbuster shows, international sporting matches, festivals and exclusive exhibits. Discover the wonder of World Science Festival Brisbane, get swept up in footy fever at the Brisbane Global Rugby Tens, see a theatre show during Brisbane Festival, or release your inner foodie at Regional Flavours.
In the city’s cultural precinct, you will find Australia’s largest Gallery of Modern Art, the Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland Museum and Queensland Performing Arts Centre all within close proximity.
When it comes to dining, there’s a world of options at your fingertips. Brisbane is flourishing with new restaurants, cafes and bars – from elegant riverside settings, to hip laneway eateries, bustling food markets, and airy rooftop venues showing off the best views in town.
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