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.
Cairns offers lucrative investment opportunities in tourism, international education, agribusiness, marine services, property and more. Read more 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 and data to help inform business and investment decisions. Read more Council has strategies for a strong, diversified and sustainable regional economy that supports new and existing industry, investment and business activities. Read more Cairns is an ideal location for filming, photography, documentaries, television programs and commercials. Read more ‘Sign-on’ and show your support for the Cairns shared vision 2050 Read more The Tropical North Queensland Innovation Awards recognise and reward progressive businesses, innovators and entrepreneurs from across the region. Read more News to help inform business and investment decisions. Read more
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.
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.
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.
Last updated: 31 May 2019