Free business events

Brisbane City Council

Brisbane City Council offers a range of free business events to support business owners and entrepreneurs to start, run or grow their business. These events are located across Brisbane – inner CBD and suburbs.

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In the Hub

Guide to Food Licensing

Brisbane City Council is hosting a series of free 15 minute sessions to help local food businesses and prospective food business operators to understand their food safety requirements for operating, monitoring, and managing their food business under the Eat Safe Brisbane Scheme.

These free weekly sessions provide an opportunity to speak face-to-face with a Council Environmental Health Officer, to ask any questions you may have about how the Eat Safe Brisbane Scheme and food safety requirements related to your business.

Please note that no formal presentation will be given. To ensure the safety and wellbeing of all attendees, sessions are by appointment only.

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In the Hub

Talk to a Business Liaison Officer

Business Liaison Officers are here to support businesses right across Brisbane to start, run and grow. These free weekly sessions provide an opportunity to speak face-to-face with a Council Business Liaison Officer who can provide you with information on Council’s various business support programs including training and development programs, workshops, and business networking events. They can also provide information on the various ways that you can connect with Council to stay up to date with the latest business programs and opportunities. Please note, no formal presentation will be given, and these sessions are by appointment only. You can book your 20-minute appointment between 2:00pm – 4:00pm via the ticket link.

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in the suburbs

Brisbane City Council is hosting a series of free Networking in the Suburbs sessions. These events are designed to bring local businesses together to connect and network with other Brisbane business owners and operators.

We encourage small, micro, and home-based businesses and entrepreneurs to interact and network to build relationships within their local business community.

These sessions are one of the ways that Council is planning for a growing city by backing small businesses with more support in the suburbs.

Bring a coffee and get ready to make some great connections. Please register via the links below:


Inspire Program 2021

Brisbane City Council’s genYou Inspire Program is a series of free events targeted at 17-25 year olds to provide the opportunity to develop their employment skills and career opportunities. Each event will be held at the Brisbane Business Hub, Level 2, 155 Queen Street, Brisbane.

Secure your free ticket via the event links below:


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