Brisbane is one of Australia’s fastest growing capital cities, home to the best and brightest innovators and entrepreneurs, and with the potential for unlimited growth across the entire business eco-system.
Brisbane Economic Development Agency (BEDA) supports Brisbane businesses with industry initiatives and grants to help them fast-track their growth, expand their capabilities and enhance their readiness to enter new markets.
BEDA’s industry initiatives and accelerators help Brisbane businesses in key growth industries fast-track their growth, create pathways to new investors and partners and enhance their readiness to enter new markets.
Find out more about BEDA’s industry accelerators:
Tourism is one of Brisbane’s most important industries, with the opportunity for significant growth over the next decade.
BEDA is the Regional Tourism Organisation (RTO) for Brisbane and the five surrounding regions of Redlands, Scenic Rim, Moreton Bay, Logan and Ipswich. In this capacity, BEDA supports local tourism operators to grow their business and provide exceptional experiences, through dedicated training programs.
Our industry training programs are designed to support businesses, create new jobs and boost economic growth while providing more for visitors and locals to see and do in the region.
Find out more about our current and upcoming industry training programs including how apply here.
Brisbane businesswomen can apply for a share of $250,000 to help grow their companies through the Lord Mayor’s Women in Business Grant. The annual grant supports and empowers women to supercharge Brisbane’s economy, with eligible business owners invited to apply for up to $5,000. The grant also brings women in business together to help strengthen their local networks and connections.