G20 summit picks BCEC as official venueBrisbane, August 8, 2012
THE BRISBANE Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) will host the G20 Leaders Summit in November 2014.
The summit is recognised as the world’s premier forum for global economic co-operation and decision-making, bringing together leaders and finance ministers from various countries. Some 7,000 delegates and 3,000 accredited media representatives are expected to attend the summit and the trade and labour conferences that precede the main event.
BCEC general manager, Bob O’Keeffe, said the hosting of the G20 Leaders Summit would place Brisbane at the centre of world events.
He said: “This is a unique opportunity to showcase Brisbane’s credentials as an international business destination, as well as the world-class facilities of the convention centre and the city’s infrastructure.”