A visit to Brisbane is a chance to immerse yourself in the very best of Australia. We encourage you to arrive a little earlier or stay a little longer to discover what Brisbane and its spectacular surrounds offer you.

A modern, dynamic and welcoming city, Brisbane offers quintessential Australian experiences with access to the stunning Great Barrier Reef and proximity to famous beach destinations and World Heritage-listed rainforests.

Brisbane is renowned for its subtropical climate, outdoor lifestyle and friendly locals.  Built on the banks of a gently winding river, discover a compact and walkable city where you will find a surprise around every corner.

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

The Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre was voted the #1 Convention Centre in the world in 2016.

Australia’s most awarded meetings and events venue, BCEC hosts an average of 120 conventions annually – boasting world-class facilities and award-winning catering.


Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Streets
South Bank, Brisbane
Queensland Australia

The 20th International Riversymposium and Environmental Flows Conference will be held on the Plaza Level, accessible via the Grey Street entrance.

Click here for more information on getting to BCEC.


There are a range of accommodation options situated in South Brisbane and in the Brisbane CBD, all within walking distance of the conference venue.

For proximity, we recommend:


Mantra Southbank Brisbane  ★★★★☆

10% discount off Mantra Daily Rate on Riversymposium delegates staying between 18-20 September 2017.

Input promo code RiverSymposium17 (case sensitive) in the Promo Box when searching for and booking accommodation online.

Book at www.mghotels.com.au/

Deluxe King Suite

Rydges South Bank

10% discount off best flexible online rate for all delegates attending Riversymposium.

To access the discount, please book online using the link below.

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Stamford Plaza Brisbane  ★★★★★

15% discount off Stamford Plaza best available rate on Riversymposium delegates staying between 17-21 September 2017.

The Stamford Plaza Brisbane is nestled along the banks of the Brisbane River and next to the Botanic Gardens, this is unquestionably Brisbane’s finest hotel. The hotel is perfectly located in the heart of the central business district and a short stroll to the city theatre’s, shopping, dining and entertainment precincts providing a unique experience in Brisbane.

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For more accommodation options to suit your needs, visit www.booking.com or www.airbnb.com.


Stay up to date!

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