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Queensland and Commonwealth Collaboration and Showcase

12 April 2018, Southport Yacht Club

Join us for the exceptional Queensland and Commonwealth Collaboration and Showcase, a Commonwealth Games Trade 2018 event.

Places are limited - register today! (Registrations close 16 March 2018.)

Half Day Registration

Full Day Registration

About the event

The Queensland and Commonwealth Collaboration and Showcase will be held on 12 April 2018 at the Southport Yacht Club.

The event is part of Trade 2018, the overarching Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Trade and Investment Program, providing the perfect opportunity for government and business leaders to build relationships, strengthen trade and investment ties, and explore opportunities across the Commonwealth.

As a participant, you can elect to join the half-day or full-day program. Please see details below.

The Queensland and Commonwealth Collaboration and Showcase event will be delivered in partnership with Regional Development Australia, Economic Development Australia, the Queensland Government and the City of Gold Coast.

Half-day Commonwealth Program

12 noon to 3.30pm

Key features:

  • Queensland trade and investment briefing
  • Cross-Commonwealth collaboration panel discussion
  • Exhibition showcasing trade and investment opportunities within Queensland's regions and across the Commonwealth
  • Networking luncheon

Who should attend:

  • Trade 2018 delegates
  • Organisations supporting trade and investment business for Commonwealth markets.

Full-day Commonwealth and Regional Program

Key features:

In addition to the half-day program, the full-day program includes informative briefings and facilitated workshops to identify the priorities for Queensland's regions and opportunities for regional collaboration.

Who should attend:

This extended program is tailored to:

  • Economic Development Australia members
  • Regional Development Australia personnel
  • Economic development professionals from state government agencies, councils, chambers of commerce and peak industry bodies.

Registration Information

To RSVP, please complete the online registration form.

Half Day Registration

Full Day Registration

Tickets to the Queensland and Commonwealth Collaboration and Showcase event and other Trade 2018 events are limited so we encourage you to register for the half-day program or full-day program as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. Places may need to be restricted to two places per organisation.

This event is free of charge and funded by the Queensland Government as part of the Trade 2018 program.

The event will take place at Southport Yacht Club, MacArthur Parade, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland. For details on how to get to the Southport Yacht Club, where to stay and activities to enjoy in the region please click here.

Please note: Due to this event being part of the Trade 2018 program, there will be security requirements with regards to the registration process.

Enquiries: Please contact


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