Master U.S. sales trainer Jack Daly brings his expertise to Oz this July

Master U.S. sales trainer Jack Daly brings his expertise to Oz this July

Registrations are now open for three exclusive Australian workshops facilitated by one of the world's most experienced sales coaches. Jack Daly's Winning Sales Strategies Driving Sales and Boosting Profits, presented by The Growth Faculty, focuses on sales and sales management techniques. One full-day workshop in each of Melbourne...

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It's not too late for Gold Coast businesses to 'Get Set for the Games'

It's not too late for Gold Coast businesses to 'Get Set for the Games'


In just under three months, Australia's biggest sporting event in more than a decade will be underway. It's not too late for businesses to start planning for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) and to play their part in this exciting event.

From 4 to 15 April, an estimated 6 million extra journeys are expected to be made...

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Startup event to showcase Brisbane's driven female entrepreneurs

Startup event to showcase Brisbane's driven female entrepreneurs

A group of Brisbane's most ambitious female entrepreneurs is set to converge on River City Labs next month as the tech hub hosts its Women Startup Weekend (WSW) event from 9 to 11 February. This will be the second time River City Labs has hosted the event which is run in tandem with the Global Women Startup Weekend movement across 18 ...

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WANT TO OWN A SLICE OF AUSTRALASIA'S LARGEST APARTMENT HOTEL OPERATOR? HERE'S HOW

WANT TO OWN A SLICE OF AUSTRALASIA'S LARGEST APARTMENT HOTEL OPERATOR? HERE'S HOW

QUEST Apartments is the largest and fastest growing apartment hotel operator in Australasia, and it is now checking in professionals who want to share in its success. On October 17, Quest is hosting its Brisbane Franchise Insight Seminar which is open to anyone who is interested in owning and running a Quest franchise business. The co...

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HERE ARE OUR TOP VENUE PICKS TO CELEBRATE THE MELBOURNE CUP

HERE ARE OUR TOP VENUE PICKS TO CELEBRATE THE 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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RELAXED CUP DAY DINING AT MARRIOTT BRISBANE

RELAXED CUP DAY DINING AT MARRIOTT BRISBANE

MARRIOTT Brisbane's award winning Motion Bar and Grill is the perfect venue to enjoy the Melbourne Cup day without the hassle. A relaxed setting is the backdrop to enjoy a delicious two or three course plated menu of indulgent cuisine. Watch the race that stops the nation from large TV screens, and sit back and soak in the atmosph...

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WITH CHRISTMAS AROUND THE CORNER, HERE ARE 10 TOP SPOTS FOR THE SOIREE

WITH CHRISTMAS AROUND THE CORNER, HERE ARE 10 TOP SPOTS FOR THE SOIREE

CHRISTMAS parties are great for socialising with colleagues, and picking the right venue is the key. Now is the time to lock in a sensational venue for your end of year celebrations and find a venue that suits your exact taste, whether it's a casual setting or an extravagant gala ballroom. We bring you this showcase of venues to m...

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THE STARTUP FESTIVAL WHERE GLOBAL HEAVYWEIGHTS COLLIDE WITH ENTREPRENEURS AND TRAILBLAZERS

THE STARTUP FESTIVAL WHERE GLOBAL HEAVYWEIGHTS COLLIDE WITH ENTREPRENEURS AND TRAILBLAZERS

THEIR aim is to put on the 'biggest, baddest and best' startup event in the Asia Pacific region and the founders of Myriad have declared if the event becomes 'just another tech conference', then they have failed.

Estonian Martin Talvari (pictured) and Australian entrepreneur Murray Galbraith will pull together the second ...

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RAFA'S BACK AT BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL

RAFA'S BACK AT BRISBANE INTERNATIONAL

FIFTEEN-time Grand Slam champion and new world No.1 Rafael Nadal has announced he will return to Pat Rafter Arena in January 2018 for the 10th annual Brisbane International. In 2017 marked Nadal's first time playing the River City tournament and, following his defeat at the hands of Milos Raonic in the quarterfinal round, he returns n...

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11 SPOTS TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS IN CORPORATE STYLE

11 SPOTS TO CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS IN CORPORATE STYLE

CHRISTMAS parties are great for socialising with colleagues, and picking the right venue is the key. Now is the time to lock in a sensational venue for your end of year celebrations and find a venue that suits your exact taste, whether it's a casual setting or an extravagant gala ballroom. We bring you this showcase of venues to m...

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AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST MARKETING CONFERENCE SET TO SHOWCASE INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY LEADERS

AUSTRALIA'S LARGEST MARKETING CONFERENCE SET TO SHOWCASE INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY LEADERS

THE ASSOCIATION for Data-driven Marketing and Advertising (ADMA) has announced the finalised list of speakers for its Global Forum.

The two-day conference will be held in Sydney on 24 and 25 August with the aim of bringing together global leaders and visionaries in industries ranging from marketing to space exploration.

CEO of ADMA ...

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CHRISTMAS AT URBAN DELIVERS A QUIRKY AND MODERN TOUCH

CHRISTMAS AT URBAN DELIVERS A QUIRKY AND MODERN TOUCH

HOTEL Urban Brisbane is the best place to have a corporate Christmas party in Brisbane. We have an extensive range of packages ranging from cheap Christmas Party packages for the frugal organiser, to extravagant Christmas party packages for those who love to go all out with their event. We also have a wide range of Christmas party ven...

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TOP 2017 END OF YEAR CELEBRATION SPOTS REVEALED

TOP 2017 END OF YEAR CELEBRATION SPOTS REVEALED

CHRISTMAS parties are great for socialising with colleagues, and picking the right venue is the key. Now is the time to lock in a sensational venue for your end of year celebrations and find a venue that suits your exact taste, whether it's a casual setting or an extravagant gala ballroom. We bring you this showcase of venues to m...

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MARRIOTT BRISBANE BOOSTING THE FESTIVE SPIRIT

MARRIOTT BRISBANE BOOSTING THE FESTIVE SPIRIT

Join the festive spirit and celebrate at the Brisbane Marriott Hotel with a memorable party that is sure to leave a lasting first impression. Whether you are organising a party for colleagues, family or friends, enjoy stunning city and river views, delicious food, excellent service and a fantastic festive atmosphere. The multi award w...

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STAMFORD PLAZA DELIVERS CLASSIC RIVERSIDE LUXURY

STAMFORD PLAZA DELIVERS CLASSIC RIVERSIDE LUXURY

Stamford Plaza is one of the top venues for celebrating riverside and toasting the team in style. As one of Brisbane's favourite venues for work or social Christmas parties, it offers stunning function spaces and five-star service to a backdrop of panoramic river views. Choose from one of Stamford Plaza's tailored packages to ...

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CEOS SWAP BOARD ROOM FOR CARDBOARD BOXES IN SUPPORT OF THE HOMELESS

CEOS SWAP BOARD ROOM FOR CARDBOARD BOXES IN SUPPORT OF THE HOMELESS

HUNDREDS of Australian CEO's will be going from the boardroom to a cardboard box next month at the St Vincent de Paul annual CEO Sleepout to raise funds and awareness for the homeless.

CEO's, business people and government leaders around the country will be roughing it with nothing but a sheet of cardboard for a bed at 11 major c...

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SMALL BUSINESSES GIVEN THE CHANCE TO NETWORK AND EXPAND DURING QLD SMALL BUSINESS WEEK

SMALL BUSINESSES GIVEN THE CHANCE TO NETWORK AND EXPAND DURING QLD SMALL BUSINESS WEEK

QUEENSLAND is celebrating the engines of the local economy this month with Queensland Small Business Week 2017 (QSBW).

QSBW runs from May 15 to 20 and is a celebration of small business, giving owners the opportunity to acquire new ideas, skills and tools so they can take their business to the next level.

Events during the week will...

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CONFERENCE SET TO BROADEN ECONOMIC HORIZONS BETWEEN AUSTRALIA AND PNG

CONFERENCE SET TO BROADEN ECONOMIC HORIZONS BETWEEN AUSTRALIA AND PNG

PAPUA New Guinea continues to be a prime source of offshore opportunity for Australian businesses, and now an annual conference is set to discuss how companies can tap its potential even when times are tough. The 33rd annual Australia Papua New Guinea Business Forum, held this year in Port Moresby, will discuss PNG's strong economic p...

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THOMAS THURSTON TO HEAD UP BRISBANE MARKETING CONFERENCE

THOMAS THURSTON TO HEAD UP BRISBANE MARKETING CONFERENCE

THOMAS Thurston, venture capital data scientist and managing director of WR Hambrecht, has been announced as the keynote speaker for the 2017 Marketing Conference program. Thurston's work led him to develop the Market Exaptation Simulation Engine (MESE) a quantum based computing system which predicts the likelihood of a startup's suc...

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SPECIAL FORCES PERSONNEL REVEAL HOW TO STAY SAFE WHEN TRAVELLING

SPECIAL FORCES PERSONNEL REVEAL HOW TO STAY SAFE WHEN TRAVELLING

YOU'VE seen it in the movies: the lone wanderer mugged in the alleyway, the family member taken hostage for ransom or the business person extorted for money at gunpoint. While it's easy to adopt the mentality that 'it will never happen to me', statistically speaking, this is far from the truth when it comes to not just hig...

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MON KOMO HOTEL

MON KOMO HOTEL

REFLECTING the understated luxury lifestyle of a prestigious Caribbean resort, Mon Komo Hotel is setting a new standard for event spaces in Queensland.

Step into a world of tranquillity and relaxation, energy and excitement in a vibrant beachside setting. With stunning water views across Moreton Bay, Mon Komo's functions facilities can ca...

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QUEENSLAND CRICKETERS CLUB

QUEENSLAND CRICKETERS CLUB

QUEENSLAND Cricketers' Club (QC Club) has commenced work on a multi-million dollar refurbishment. The new design will make the most of the Club's space and its iconic location overlooking the Gabba oval, while ensuring the Club's future sustainability. QC Club has been Brisbane's premier place for lovers of sport to gather fo...

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BRISBANE MARRIOTT

BRISBANE MARRIOTT

THE multi award winning Brisbane Marriott Hotel makes a lasting first impression. Overlooking the Brisbane River near the corporate and financial heart of the city, it reflects the best of the 5-Star Brisbane hotels. Elegant guest rooms, suites and executive-level rooms capture views of the Brisbane skyline and Brisbane River and feature ele...

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CUSTOMS HOUSE

CUSTOMS HOUSE

Customs House event coordinators have a friendly and personalised approach from the initial enquiry, through to the planning process and right to the day itself. The professional team has a commitment to excellence and ensures all functions are a great success. All inclusive packages are available or, alternatively, our event coordinators...

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QUEENSLAND CITIES CEMENT TOURISM HOTSPOT STATUS

QUEENSLAND CITIES CEMENT TOURISM HOTSPOT STATUS

THE tourism industry in Queensland has shone in the past year, with Brisbane and the Gold Coast remaining two of the country's hotspots for Aussies seeking a local getaway. Tourism Australia's national visitor survey revealed that Brisbane's overall domestic visitor numbers climbed 5.3 per cent to a record 5.8 million, while G...

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SIMON SINEK TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN MARCH

SIMON SINEK TO TOUR AUSTRALIA IN MARCH

LEADERSHIP guru Simon Sinek (pictured) will be the headline speaker at the Start With Why Leadership Forum in March 2017.

Business News Australia readers have the chance to take up a special ticket offer for the forum, hosted by the Growth Faculty, which has a run of dates across Australia and New Zealand.

Sinek's book is a cont...

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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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