Invested in Queensland Investor Forum Series

The Invested in Queensland Investor Forum Series is your opportunity to join with company representatives and government decision-makers to explore partnership opportunities to drive major private investment projects, delivering future industry jobs and supply-chain opportunities.

It’s about making connections, exchanging information and discussing how we can continue to work together for the future of Queensland.

Tourism Investor Forum

Queensland is a premier tourism destination with world-renowned attractions, strong demand, and exciting opportunities on the horizon for continued growth.

Queensland’s modern economy offers investors safe, long-term investment opportunities supported by sophisticated infrastructure, low business costs and increasing tourism demand.

Join us at our virtual Tourism Investor Forum on 2 June 2022, as we explore the investment opportunities in this important sector. Find out more about the support government can provide to move your major investment project forward in Queensland.

Date: Thursday 2 June 2022
Time: 9:00am to 10:30am AEST (Australian Eastern Standard Time)
Venue: Virtual attendance only at no cost

Program Overview

  • Welcome and introductions
    • Mrs Charis Mullen MP, Assistant Minister for Treasury
  • Address
    • The Honourable Cameron Dick MP, Treasurer and Minister for Trade and Investment
  • Presentation
    • Mr James Luddington, Director, BDA Marketing Planning
  • Address
    • The Honourable Stirling Hinchliffe MP, Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement
  • Presentation
    • Dr Sarah Hunter, Senior Economist and Partner, KPMG
  • Panel discussion and interactive Q&A
      • Panellists include:
      • Mr Clark Kirby, Chief Executive Officer, Village Roadshow Group
      • Mr David Assef, Managing Director, Spicers Retreat
      • Mr Adam Flaskas, Founder/Director, Howard Smith Wharves
      • Mr Gert-Jan de Graaff, Chief Executive Officer, Brisbane Airport Corporation
      • Dr Sarah Hunter, Senior Economist and Partner, KPMG
  • Summary and Close
    • Mrs Charis Mullen MP, Assistant Minister for Treasury

Previous forums

Two virtual investor forums were hosted in late 2021 focusing on the agribusiness and health industries. A third forum was held in April 2022 that focused on the aviation and aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul sector. Recordings of these forums are available to watch now.

Agribusiness Investor Forum – 6 October 2021

Agribusiness is one of our leading job-creating sectors. Queensland has world-leading technologies and processes, and we are renown for our innovation and for producing safe, clean, green, fresh and healthy products.

Queensland’s agribusiness sector has massive growth potential in both traditional markets including; beef, horticulture, grains, and food processing; and emerging industries like; bioproduct manufacturing, energy generation, bio-synthetic product development, aquaculture and value-adding sectors.

Watch the forum recording to learn more about the opportunities and why Queensland is a great place to do business.

Health Investor Forum – 24 November 2021

The Healthcare industry is Queensland’s largest employer, and accounts for almost 9% of the state’s economy. The Queensland Government continues to work in partnership with established and emerging health and biomedical firms and have successfully increased local production capacity of essential health goods.

Queensland’s health innovation credentials our active approach towards investment is why investors will find compelling opportunities in Queensland, particularly in precision medicine, biopharmaceuticals, vaccine and medical device manufacturing, drug development and translation of biomedical discoveries.

Watch the forum recording to learn more about health’s current and emerging investment opportunities.

Aviation and Aerospace MRO (Civil and Defence) Investor Forum – 14 April 2022

Global demand for aviation and aerospace maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services continues to grow, particularly in the Asia-Pacific region.

Queensland, with its considerable civil and Defence aviation strength and expertise, and its strategic location at the heart of the Asia-Pacific, is primed to capitalise on this demand.

Watch a recording of the Aviation and Aerospace MRO (Civil and Defence) Investor Forum to learn more about investment opportunities in this important sector.

Queensland – The place to invest

Following a robust COVID-19 health response, our Economic Recovery Plan has accelerated rebounding of the state’s economy, making Queensland the destination for smart investment in future industries such as renewable energy and hydrogen, defence and aerospace, biomedical, agribusiness and manufacturing.

With envied liveability, a pro-business government, proximity to fast-growing Asian economies and a well-educated, skilled workforce, Queensland is the place to be. The Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games will also provide unrivalled investment opportunities and global exposure for leading businesses located in Queensland.

Last updated: 27 May 2022