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Friday, November 9, 2018 - 13:45

The Lord Mayor's Convention Trailblazer Grant - Up to $5000 available for researchers to attend an international conference

Applications are open now, closing Wednesday 30th January 2019.

 The Lord Mayors Convention Trailblazer Grant presents an opportunity for early-career professionals and researchers to fund their attendance at a leading international conference between 1 May 2019 and 30 June 2020 .

Grants of up to $5000 available (ex GST), with up to $30,000 worth of grants available per annum.

-          Eligibility info 

-          Main info webpage 

The Grant will enable winners to make valuable connections and form relationships that position Brisbane as a world-class host city for conventions and business events.

 An initiative of Brisbane Marketing, the city’s economic development board, they aim to encourage associations and companies to choose Brisbane as their ideal conference destination. The Trailblazer Grant is an important step towards strengthening Brisbane’s ability to attract international association conferences and to stimulate new conference hosting opportunities.

The Grant funds can be used for:

(1)    Conference registration

(2)    Economy flights to and from the conference (from Brisbane to the closest international port of choice, in accordance with your submission)

(3)    Accommodation for the duration of the conference

 Note: Brisbane Marketing reserves the right to final approach on all flights and accommodation.