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The Brisbane Report

Brisbane has extraordinary people doing incredible things. The Brisbane Report taps into their expertise, opinions and insights, delivering compelling stories on what makes the city's diverse business sectors tick and the opportunities available for investors, entrepreneurs and innovators.

Each month The Brisbane Report focuses on a different industry, with our guest editors curating content from their areas of expertise. Join our mailing list to receive The Brisbane Report in your inbox monthly, or find our stories below.

The Visitor Economy Vision 2031 Edition

How are people across Asia changing their consumption habits? Jane Barnett, Head of Insights for South APAC at Mintel, dives into the four different types of consumers you need to know about.

Ashley Gordon, Director of Client Relations for Carillon Conference Management, explains why business events play a crucial role in Brisbane’s visitor economy — and could play an even bigger role in the future.

Reid Arkinstall, Director of Corporate and Client Relations at IES, explains how his organisation is selling Brisbane to students around the world — and making them part of Brisbane’s future.

Special Edition: Reinventing the Brisbane River

Brisbane has re-engaged with the river in a really nice way, and the development of Howard Smith Wharves will be transformative from a public space perspective at that section of the city.

Architects from firm Architectus discuss just what it takes to make Brisbane’s built environment truly connect to the river and the city.

Shaun Munday of Place Design Group says reinventing Eagle Street Pier will be a game changer for Brisbane.

The Asia Edition

From positivity to prudence, AustCham Shanghai CEO Jack Brady unpacks the results and insights that businesses can take away from the 2019 Westpac Australia-China Business Sentiment Survey.

How are people across Asia changing their consumption habits? Jane Barnett, Head of Insights for South APAC at Mintel, dives into the four different types of consumers you need to know about.

With his close-up view working throughout Australia and China, BDO Brisbane’s Dennis Lin talks us through the demographic transformations happening across the region.


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