Business Events Grants

Financial support for Australian businesses to participate as buyers or sellers at pre-approved business events

The Business Events Grant program aims to support the event industry including the tourism sector to fund Australian businesses to participate as buyers or sellers at pre-approved business events including exhibitions, conferences and conventions from 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021. It aims to ease the financial pressure for business event organisers and to incentivise Australian business to participate as buyers/sellers at pre-approved events.

Funding is to support the sustainability of events in government priority areas and to cover the cancellation costs that may occur to planned events due to COVID-19 outbreaks.

The objective of the program is to:

  • support delegates that are buying or selling to participate in ‘business events’. Business events includes exhibitions, conferences, and conventions
  • promote Australian businesses, including to a domestic audience.

This program is demand driven and will be open until all funding has been allocated.

Grant funding from $10,000 per entity per application up to a maximum of $250,000.

For more information visit: https://www.business.gov.au/grants-and-programs/business-events-grants