Become A Member

Why should my business join Brisbane Business?

Seven reasons…

  1. Effective promotion channel to local consumers and businesses
  2. Inclusion in easy-to-use online business directory
  3. Business education/training
  4. Regular, low cost networking opportunities -with a fresh approach – that work
  5. Strong voice to all levels of government
  6. Regular consultation with members via online polls and surveys
  7. Easy in, easy out – no annual fee, just a simple month-to-month payment

1) Effective promotion channel to local consumers and businesses
All Brisbane Business members are acknowledged on the site as supporters and are profiled in the news section with one article per year included in membership (more promotional opportunities are available to Brisbane Business members at different membership levels). The website is also to be easily accessible and read from a mobile device.

2) Inclusion in easy-to-use online business directory
Brisbane Business members are automatically included in the business directory on this site.

3) Business education/training
Brisbane Business invites specialists and experts in various fields of business to speak at our meetings.

4) Regular, low cost networking opportunities -with a fresh approach – that work
Every month there is at least one networking meeting – either in the morning, in the evening or over lunch. Meetings run to a fixed schedule and in a way that maximises networking opportunities. Brisbane Business welcomes members and non-members to its events. Members pay 50% of the normal ticket price to most events.

5) Strong voice to all levels of government
Brisbane Business engages with government at local, state and national level to make sure that the views and wishes of members are made known to government and local representatives.

6) Regular consultation with members via online polls and surveys
Brisbane Business canvasses the opinions and views of members on a regular basis via online polls and surveys. Results are shared on this site and with the media and government.

7) Easy in, easy out – no annual fee, just a simple month to month payment
Pay via credit card via our secure online portal or set up a monthly direct debit.

Who can join?

If you run a business based in Brisbane, that is in the Brisbane City Council area, you are eligible to join Brisbane Business.

How do I join?

Joining Brisbane Business is straightforward. Membership is month-to-month and you can cancel your membership whenever you like.

Membership Options & Benefits

Membership is subject to Membership Terms & Conditions.


More information on options and benefits…

Ad Hoc Editorial Coverage
At the discretion of the Brisbane Business editorial team, other coverage of news/special events/promotions of individual Members can be covered in the news section on the site.

Banner Advertising
This refers to the banner spots at the side and the top of every page on the Brisbane Business website.

Business Events
Attendance
Attendance at Brisbane Business events is at a 50% discount for Members. Standard membership allows two people from the organisation to access the discounted rate for each event, Bronze membership three, Silver four and Gold six.
Branding
Bronze, Silver and Gold level Members are recognised at all events, both mentioned to attendees by the organiser and in terms of collateral.
Presence
Where Brisbane Business organises events (eg business exhibitions/markets/other events), Members can take spots/stalls/tables etc at a discounted rate as indicated above.
Hosting
Brisbane Business Members are encouraged to host our events – most of our events are held at Members’ offices/premises.

Display/Classified Advertising
All Members receive at least 50% off all adverts on the site – display and classified advertising.

Listings
These listings appear on the Brisbane Business website (all pages and articles excluding the Classified Ads section), and in the business directory on the site.

Major Project Recognition
From time to time Brisbane Business runs events and promotions and produce print material for these (generally flyers and road signs). Members at Bronze Membership level and above are listed on all print material.

Member Event Listings
Any events Member organisations are holding can be listed on the events page on the Brisbane Business website and on social media.

Profile article/s on website
These are news items on the Brisbane Business website. These stories are also sent via email to BBNEWS subscribers and shared on Brisbane Business Facebook page. Members have the option of approving articles before publication.

Social Media Support
Brisbane Business has an active Facebook page. Members receive active mentions on social media platforms where they are active (ie post sharing, retweeting etc).

Sponsor Emails
This is a separate email sent to BBNEWS subscribers and marked as a sponsor promotion (ie advertisement) on behalf of the Member.

Free membership of affiliated groups
Business membership groups in the Brisbane area that are affiliated to Brisbane Business offer free membership to Brisbane Business Members.

Membership is subject to Membership Terms & Conditions.