economy of Brisbane is mainly dependent on the service
sector. The city also possesses an extensive manufacturing base, a robust retail network
and first class communications, and banking & finance services. The city also offers a great environment for the growth of private enterprises.
The city also hosts innumerable trade shows, expos and
conventions due to some majestic event venues like the Brisbane
Convention & Exhibition Centre and RNA Showgrounds. Some of the major exhibitions held in Brisbane include - Reed Gift Fair, Queensland Manufacturing Technology
Exhibition and The Good Food & Wine Show.
Brisbane is the third largest port of Australia in terms of value of goods. Brisbane is a major distribution centre in the Asia
The city is also home to offices and headquarters of some big
Australian and International companies like LG, Panasonic, DHL Global and Asia Pacific Aerospace.
Information technology, financial services, higher education and
petroleum refining are the major players in the economy of Brisbane. Tourism has recently become an important contributer to the Brisbane economy. Several biotechnology and
research facilities at several universities in Brisbane.
Major Business Centers
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center:
Located near the South Brisbane Railway Station and close to the Cultural
Center Busway Station, the Brisbane Center is known as
one of the leading convention centers of the world.
The event venue is an apt location for all kinds of meetings, conventions, exhibitions,
concerts, corporate functions, business events, galas and social events.
This purpose-built world class event venue is also a versatile and multifunctional venue that is capable of hosting any kind of event.
Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Center was also ranked number two in the world by AIPC (Association of
International Congress Centers).
Royal National Agricultural Showgrounds (RNA Showgrounds or
Ekka Grounds or Brisbane Exhibition Ground):
Royal National Agricultural Showgrounds came into existance in 1875. Established specially for Ekka (formally titled the Royal
Queensland Show), the RNA showgrounds has always been an integral element of
Queensland life. The event venue has certainly grown several folds in terms of its size and stature.
The venue is located adjacent to Brisbane CBD and can be easily reached from the Brisbane Domestic and International Airports.
Major Commercial Areas
Brisbane Central Business District (The City or
The Central Business District of Brisbane is located on a peninsula on the northern bank of the Brisbane River. Queensland's major commercial
enterprises, business centers and shopping streets are located in the CBD.
The Queen Street Mall, Adelaide Street, George Street and Adelaide &
Ann Streets are major areas in the CBD.
Offices of corporations and government
departments are located in the district. Queensland's Parliament House and the Queensland University
of Technology are also located at the southern end of CBD.
The life in this majestic Australian city never stops. After the end of office hours, the hustle bustle in the clubs, bars and cafes is increased.
The Eagle street is situated in Brisbane's CBD, directly
opposite Riverside Center. The street has offices and headquarters of several big and small corporations. This rapidly developing financial
district also has a number of modern high-rise office
buildings, law firms and Riverside markets.