Business and economic development

Follow the below links to discover why Cairns is perfectly positioned for local, national and international business and investors to live, visit and do business.

Invest

Cairns offers lucrative investment opportunities in tourism, international education, agribusiness, marine services, property and more. Read more

Starting & growing your business

Cairns Regional Council is committed to supporting local businesses. When starting or expanding a business, information and advice at the early stages is critical. Read more

Research & Data

Research and data to help inform business and investment decisions. Read more

Economic development strategies

Council has strategies for a strong, diversified and sustainable regional economy that supports new and existing industry, investment and business activities. Read more

Film

Cairns is an ideal location for filming, photography, documentaries, television programs and commercials. Read more

Cairns 2050 Shared Vision

‘Sign-on’ and show your support for the Cairns shared vision 2050 Read more

TNQ Innovation Awards

The Tropical North Queensland Innovation Awards recognise and reward progressive businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs from across the region. Read more

eUpdates

News to help inform business and investment decisions. Read more

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Cairns is perfectly positioned for local, national and international businesses and investors to live, visit and do business.

Upcoming events for business:

Cairns Convention Centre Expansion Project industry briefing forum

Date: Thu 23 Jan
Time: 3:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: Cairns Convention Centre, Sheridan St & Wharf St, Cairns

Briefing for interested subcontractors, suppliers and construction workers. More

Cairns Convoy launch breakfast

Date: Thu 30 Jan
Time: 7:15am - 8:45am
Location: Riley (A Crystalbrook Collection Resort), 131-141 The Esplanade

Cost: $20 pp

TTNQ-hosted event for local businesses to meet the Convoy delegates and learn what they are pursuing in Brisbane. More

Future Tourism with keynote speaker Bernard Salt

Date: Wed 12 Feb
Time: 11:00am - 2:00pm
Location: Cairns Convention Centre

Cost: $99 (table-of-ten packages also available)

Industry-leading event on the tourism sector, featuring leading demographer Bernard Salt and a panel of industry experts. More

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Last updated: 31 May 2019