BULLETS BACK IN THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

BULLETS BACK IN THE BUSINESS COMMUNITY

ALTHOUGH new to the current south-east Queensland sporting landscape, the Brisbane Bullets have a rich basketball history. From humble beginnings in 1979, the Bullets went on to win three National Basketball League (NBL) Championships in 1985, 1987 and most recently in 2007. After an eight-year hiatus, the club was reinvigorated by th...

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BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL ATTRACTS THE WORLD'S TOP TENNIS PLAYERS

BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL ATTRACTS THE WORLD'S TOP TENNIS PLAYERS

FIVE of the world's top ten tennis players will open their 2017 campaigns at the Brisbane International, presented by Suncorp, this January.

More than 100,000 people are expected at the week-long event, to see if the world's fourth-ranked player Milos Raonic (pictured) can defend his title.

"I can't wait to return t...

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10 TOP SPOTS TO CELEBRATE THE 2016 MELBOURNE CUP

10 TOP SPOTS TO CELEBRATE THE 2016 MELBOURNE CUP

Melbourne Cup may be the race that stops the nation, but it's definitely not the race that stops the celebration! Whether you fancy trying your luck in the sweeps, enjoying a high class luncheon with colleagues and friends or you are simply looking for a great excuse to put on your best dresses, suits and fascinators, the events and v...

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THE NEW AGE OF WORK CHRISTMAS PARTIES

THE NEW AGE OF WORK CHRISTMAS PARTIES

As the traditional workplace has changed so too has any notion of a traditional work Christmas party.

Companies are looking for fun experiences, events that acknowledge the contribution of families and events that give to a cause.

As a result, Corporate Challenge Events has seen inquiries for its events such as Hunt for Santa's ...

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16 TOP SPOTS TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS IN CORPORATE STYLE

16 TOP SPOTS TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS IN CORPORATE STYLE

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BRISBANE FESTIVAL MORE THAN A THING OF BEAUTY

BRISBANE FESTIVAL MORE THAN A THING OF BEAUTY

BRISBANE has ignited in a blaze of music, arts and theatre with the Brisbane Festival kicking off over the weekend, and according to organisers the annual event has also added some spark to the city's business community. Artistic director David Berthold (pictured) says the Brisbane Festival has grown to become one of the most well-kno...

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NETWORK TO BREAK A WORLD RECORD

NETWORK TO BREAK A WORLD RECORD

NATIONAL networking day is coming up and we're fighting for a Guinness World Records title this year.

The day of national networking, hosted by the Australian Institute of Management (AIM), is celebrated by people attending speed networking events at multiple venues.

On August 29, events will be held across the country in Melbourne, Sy...

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CELEBRATE THE END OF 2016 IN STYLE

CELEBRATE THE END OF 2016 IN STYLE

Christmas parties are great for socialising with colleagues, and picking the right venue is the key. August marks the best time of the year to lock in a sensational venue for your end of year celebrations and to find a venue that suits your unique culture. Whether it's a casual setting or an extravagant g...

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NEW CHRISTMAS PARTY STYLING IDEAS FOR QUEENSLAND EVENTS

NEW CHRISTMAS PARTY STYLING IDEAS FOR QUEENSLAND EVENTS

WE'RE just over halfway through the year and it'll be Christmas party season before we know it. To help you get into the holiday party-planning mindset, we caught up with Susan Hamilton (pictured), from Staging Connections, to check out their new Christmas party styling themes for 2016. This year, we're offering planners ...

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GOODBYE FINANCIAL YEAR, HELLO CHRISTMAS!

GOODBYE FINANCIAL YEAR, HELLO CHRISTMAS!

We know that everyone needs a fabulous end-of-year venue to help celebrate their equally fantastic staff and clients.

With so many venues to choose from, the perfect one can be tricky to find, so we have made things simple and featured only the best! Whether you fancy tradition, come alive in a casual setting or want a venue that's a...

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CUSTOMS HOUSE UNVEILS NEW EVENT SPACE

CUSTOMS HOUSE UNVEILS NEW EVENT SPACE

BRISBANE icon Customs House has expanded its event offering with the official launch of cocktail party space The River Room. Spectacular views of the river and Story Bridge, striking architecture and modern amenities are just the icing on the cake for upscale affairs in The River Room, so named for its riverside location in the surrounds ...

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THE WAY FORWARD FOR MINING IN AUSTRALIA

THE WAY FORWARD FOR MINING IN AUSTRALIA

INDUSTRY heavyweights are set to examine current mining and engineering trends, and provide rare commentary on what lies ahead for the coal mining industry, at the 2016 Queensland Mining and Engineering (QME) Exhibition. QME, to be held at the Mackay Showground, is set to bring nationwide industry innovators together from July 26-28, feat...

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NEXT STOP: CUSTOMS HOUSE FOR JAMIE PHEROUS

NEXT STOP: CUSTOMS HOUSE FOR JAMIE PHEROUS

JAMIE Pherous founded Corporate Travel Management in 1994. Ever since, the company has been on the up, taking flight from its Brisbane headquarters to become the largest privately-owned travel management company in Australia.

Corporate Travel Management floated on the ASX in December 2010 following an over-subscribed IPO. Today, the comp...

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SHAGGY'S 'ZERO ATTITUDE' PATH TO SUCCESS

SHAGGY'S 'ZERO ATTITUDE' PATH TO SUCCESS

BOXER turned businessman Shannon 'Shaggy' King will share his journey at his first speaking gig in a major coup for the Agile Business Convention. The three-time Australian super welterweight champion has gone from strength to strength since opening Corporate Box Gym in Brisbane in 2008. The Lutwyche facility has become one of...

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FEDERER'S STAR POWER

FEDERER'S STAR POWER

WHILE its seaside neighbour may have Hollywood appeal, the world's most marketable sports stars are drawn to Brisbane.

Brisbane tourism continues to scale new heights every new year, with the lure of big stars and long-time visitors like Roger Federer and Maria Sharapova for Brisbane International this month proving a drawcard.

Rick Ha...

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BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL READY TO MAKE A RACKET

BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL READY TO MAKE A RACKET

IF YOUR New Year's resolution is to keep good company, look no further than getting among the line-up at Brisbane International 2016.

It seems like a lot of people have made the resolution already, with limited stock left in corporate suites and boxes at the world-class January tournament that attracts 100,000 attendees each year. 
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2015 BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS REVEALED

2015 BRISBANE YOUNG ENTREPRENEURS REVEALED

THE battle of the young entrepreneurs has been fought and won, and in 2015 it was an innovative leader bucking the trend in a struggling mining recruitment sector that has won the day.

One Key Resources founder Grant Wechsel has been named Business News Australia's Brisbane Young Entrepreneur for 2015 and he was among 10 category win...

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THE BEAT THAT DRIVES RAVE RADIO

THE BEAT THAT DRIVES RAVE RADIO

RAVE Radio is a business with a beat that is easily underestimated. The vibe created by interactive EDM performances has led to thousands of followers on social media as Rave Radio founders Brett Allen and James Todman (pictured L-R) have wowed the rave set for the past eight years. Performances at big-name events and nightclubs, with...

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HOSPITALITY TRAINING GETS SIX-STAR TREATMENT

HOSPITALITY TRAINING GETS SIX-STAR TREATMENT

QUEENSLAND has received its first six-star hospitality training course ahead of the proposed Queen's Wharf development, with 14 student entries already secured. The multibillion-dollar development has created demand for hospitality skilled Queenslanders, with TAFE Queensland and Echo Entertainment Group partnering to develop programs ...

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RIVERPITCH READY TO RUMBLE

RIVERPITCH READY TO RUMBLE

APPLICATIONS are now open for Queensland's leading startup investment event, RiverPitch, hosted by Brisbane co-working community River City Labs. 

Seven investment-ready start-ups across Australia have until September 25 to apply on the RiverPitch website to potentially have the chance of pitching to early-stage investors.

Start-u...

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FINALLY, THE CREATIVE CREDIT WE DESERVE

FINALLY, THE CREATIVE CREDIT WE DESERVE

ANYONE doubting Australia's ability to adapt post-resources boom, a Canadian think-tank has labelled our country as the most creative in the world, set to prosper in the global knowledge economy. 

It's a significant step-up on Australia's fifth place ranking in 2011, where the now seventh placed Sweden was in the top spot.

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SIX INSIDER TIPS EVERY CHRISTMAS PARTY PLANNER NEEDS TO KNOW

SIX INSIDER TIPS EVERY CHRISTMAS PARTY PLANNER NEEDS TO KNOW

PLANNING the company Christmas party can feel extremely overwhelming. There are often time and budget constraints, and expectations for it to be bigger and better than last year.

Here are six insider tips every party planner needs to know. Create a 'hype plan' How will you get the word out there and make sure everyone is ...

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STARS SIGN ON TO CELEBRATE DECADE OF YOUNGCARE

STARS SIGN ON TO CELEBRATE DECADE OF YOUNGCARE

YOUNGCARE has enlisted some big names to perform at its annual Benefit Concert to raise money for young Australians with high care needs. Bernard Fanning, #1 Dads and Mosman Adler have donated their time to celebrate the charity's 10th anniversary at Brisbane City Hall in October. Fanning says he is looking forward to the event, a...

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BRISBANE MAKES ROOM FOR TWO MORE STARS

BRISBANE MAKES ROOM FOR TWO MORE STARS

THE state has thrown its support behind plans to increase the number of concerts held at Suncorp Stadium from four to six a year. Following an eight-week public consultation process, the community voted in favour of hosting more events to boost the local economy. About 4300 people completed the online survey, with more than 83 per cen...

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KEEPING FITNESS LIGHT

KEEPING FITNESS LIGHT

AUSTRALIANS have a lot to learn about 'fun runs' according to this Asian superbrand, who this weekend will be showing Brisbane residents just what they have been missing. Infinitus Productions, known for the Illumi Run brand in Malaysia, China and Singapore, has set up base in Australia, choosing Brisbane as its national head offi...

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STEVE BAXTER AT BRISBANE CITY HALL

STEVE BAXTER AT BRISBANE CITY HALL

STEVE Baxter will take a bite out of Brisbane City Hall on July 3, where he will address a Brisbane Business News' Breakfast Series audience.

The Shark Tank judge and serial startup entrepreneur will front the audience for a fireside chat, addressing the nitty-gritty of entrepreneurship in the no-frills manner he is best known for.
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'HOW TO' RUN THE WORLD

'HOW TO' RUN THE WORLD

FIRST stop, Brisbane. Next step, Running The World.

The League of Extraordinary Women is converging on Brisbane this May for its annual Run The World convention, an event dedicated to profiling female entrepreneurs who are making waves in the business community.

The first speaker announcement includes Renegade Collective founder ...

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FILM AWARDS PUT BRISBANE ON THE BIG SCREEN

FILM AWARDS PUT BRISBANE ON THE BIG SCREEN

LORD Mayor Graham Quirk says Brisbane is forging ahead as a leading destination in the Asia Pacific region, following success at the recent Asia Pacific Screen Awards. More than 1000 people attended the Brisbane event which recognises and promotes cinematic excellence in one of the fastest-growing film regions. Quirk says Brisbane Cit...

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CHILL AND GIVE BACK

CHILL AND GIVE BACK

WHAT do you think of when you hear sitting with your family and friends on lush green lawns overlooking Lake Lugano, sipping on cocktails, listening to the most fabulous bands whilst your kids play in a carefree, fun environment? Bliss you say? Close, this is Links Hope Islands signature event, Chill at Links. Links Hope Island is excited...

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WORLD CHAMPIONS TO CONTEST BRISBANE

WORLD CHAMPIONS TO CONTEST BRISBANE

BRISBANE International has secured a record eight Grand Slam champions for this summer’s tournament, the highest number in the event’s six-year history.

Five of the world’s top 11 men will battle it out for the 2015 title, presented by Suncorp, as well as eight of the world’s top 20 women. 

Grand Slam champions...

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