Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

This year the 2024 ALPMA Summit + ALTACON will be held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (BCEC) on Wednesday, 11 to Friday, 13 September 2024. Situated in the heart of South Bank and nestled along the picturesque Brisbane River. This world-class venue is surrounded by a vibrant cultural precinct, from the Queensland Museum, to a range of restaurants, cafes, and bars, the precinct caters for every palate. The BCEC is the perfect gateway to a multifaceted experience where business and leisure seamlessly converge.

Venue Accessibility

If you have any specific venue accessibility requirements, please refer to the BCEC Accessibility Guide.

Getting to the BCEC Brisbane 

For more information on getting to the BCEC please click here.

Brisbane Conference and Exhibition Centre
Cnr Merivale and Glenelg Street, South Bank
Brisbane, Queensland, 4000

Phone: (+61) 7 3308 3000


Travel to BCEC Brisbane

By Car

The BCEC has a car park facilities location within the Exhibition Centre, comprising a total 1,500 spaces. The car park has direct lift access to the Centre's multiple convention floors and exhibition facilities. 

By Train

South Brisbane Railway Station adjacent to the Convention Centre on Grey Street or South Bank Railway Station are the most convenient stations to  the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Taxi or Uber

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.

By Bus

The Culture Centre Station on Melbourne Street and the South Bank Busway Station corner of Colchester and Tribune Street are closest to BCEC.

By Plane

Both Brisbane domestic and international airports are a 30 minute 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.


BCEC is a short stroll across from the Brisbane CBD connected via Victoria Bridge. Hotels, restaurants and bars, South Bank Beach and its parklands are all within walking distance from BCEC.

By CityCat and Ferries

The public transport ferries CityCats operate everyday and stop at the South Bank River Terminal on the Clem Jones Promenade. The inner-city ferry travels between the CBD, North Quay and Kangaroo Point, stopping at South Bank Terminal 1 and 2 on the Clem Jones Promenade.


Parking on site at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre is available 24 hours a day. With an undercover parking for up to 1500 vehicles available to both event guests and the general public with direct lift access to the Centre's convention and exhibition facilities and event spaces. 

For more information on parking at the BCEC please click here.

Causal Parking Rates

0 - 2 Hours - $15.00

2 - 3 Hours - $20.00

3 - 4 Hours - $25.00

4+ Hours - $35.00

Max Daily Rate - $35.00

Parking Specials

Early Bird Parking: $16.00

Entry before 9am, exit between 3pm-6pm (Mon - Fri only)

Park After Dark: $20.00

Enter after 6pm and exit before 1am

Key Dates

Call for Abstracts Closes
Thursday, 21 March 2024

Early Bird Registration Available
Monday, 3 June 2024

Early Bird Registration Closes
Wednesday, 10 July 2024

Standard Registration Available
Thursday, 11 July 2024

Registration Cancellation Cut-off
Tuesday, 16 July 2024

Standard Registration Closes
Wednesday, 21 August 2024

Late Registration Applies
Thursday, 22 August 2024

Wednesday, 11 September

2024 ALPMA Summit Opens
Thursday, 12 September

2024 ALPMA Summit Closes
Friday, 13 September 2024

Summit Convener

Australasian Legal Practice Management Association (ALPMA)

The Australasian Legal Practice Management Association, (ALPMA), is the peak body representing managers and lawyers with a legal practice management role. Our purpose is to educate, promote, and develop legal practice management skills and thought leadership knowledge within the legal industry.

Conference Secretariat

GEMS Event management Australia

ABN 30 615 654 629

Contact Us

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