Venue & Accommodation

26 - 28 October, 2021

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Brisbane, Queensland

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

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Early bird ends 28 August 2021

About Brisbane

Brisbane is a green city with an enviable subtropical climate and diverse population. It is one of the fastest-growing cities in Australia and is known for its vibrant urban precincts, outdoor lifestyle and friendly locals.

Within one hour of Brisbane are world-class, and often Heritage-listed, national forest and marine parks. To the east is the pristine Moreton Bay Marine Park with some of the world’s largest sand islands, endless beaches and amazing marine life. To the west in the Scenic Rim are numerous national parks with beautiful forests, lakes, valleys, rivers and waterfalls.

Brisbane City

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) is a purpose-built convention centre and event venue in the heart of South Bank. The world-class and award-winning facility plays host to thousands of concerts, conventions, exhibitions and tradeshows, weddings and private functions every year.

Adjacent to the South Brisbane Railway Station, and close to the Cultural Centre and South Bank Busway stations, BCEC is also easily accessible by taxi, City Cat (through the Parklands’ river terminals) and car. Onsite parking can be accessed from both Merivale Street and Grey Street.

Address: Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets, South Bank, QLD, Australia

Getting There

The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre has two entrances, one on Grey Street and our main entrance on the corner of Merivale & Glenelg Streets.


Both Brisbane domestic and international airports are 30min drive from the Centre.

The AirTrain connects South Brisbane station to Brisbane’s international and domestic airports with stops in the Brisbane CBD and Fortitude Valley. Click here for more information.


BCEC operates a Southbank parking facility for visitors, guests and the general public. The car park is located undercover with direct lift access to the Centre’s convention and exhibition facilities and event spaces. The car park is open 24 hours a day. For more information, please click here.

Public Transport

Getting to BCEC via public transport is easy and efficient with bus, ferry and train options available. More information can be found here.


Taxi ranks are located outside the main entrance to the Centre on Merivale Street and a taxi drop off located at the Convention Centre Grey Street entrance.


IAP2 have reserved a number of rooms at a discounted rate with the Emporium Hotel South Bank, Novotel Brisbane South Bank and Mantra South Bank for the duration of the IAP2 Australasia Conference 2021. You can book and pay for accommodation through the registration system.

Emporium Hotel South Bank

267 Grey Street
South Brisbane QLD Australia

The Vista Suite, measuring at 40sqm, guests are greeted by grand designs including Sealy Dynasty beds, Bose sound system, 55inch mirrored television, minibar with locally sourced delicacies, spacious silk wardrobes, latest in-room automation including a welcome screen, plush lounges and a desk.

Novotel Brisbane South Bank

38 Cordelia Street, South Brisbane 4101

Novotel Brisbane South Bank’s King and Twin ‘N’ Rooms are spacious and contemporary, designed for your comfort and to keep you connected. The ‘N’ King’s Live N’ Dream King sized bed, fluffy duvet and custom comfort pillows will help you wake refreshed. The ‘N’ Twin offers the same comfort but with two double beds, sleeping up to two adults and two children.

Mantra South Bank

161 Grey Street, South Brisbane 4101

Mantra South Bank offers a variety of Hotel Rooms, Studios, and self-contained One and Two Bedroom Apartments. The kitchenette features sleek granite bench tops and gives the convenience of a microwave and sink. Keep in touch with in-room internet access and direct dial ISDN phone. The Apartments will suit your needs perfectly with mini bar and climate controlled air-conditioning.

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