Bris­bane Show­grounds’ big year

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BRIS­BANE Show­grounds have wrapped up a suc­cess­ful year, hold­ing more than 60 events at­tended by a to­tal of around 85,000 peo­ple in this quar­ter.

Nov was the show­grounds’ busiest month of the year, host­ing 35 events across 30 days, in­clud­ing the Chan­nel Nine Telethon which was broad­cast across Queens­land and raised $12.3 mil­lion for the Chil­dren’s Hos­pi­tal Foun­da­tion.

Bris­bane Show­grounds gen­eral man­ager of venue sales and mar­ket­ing Jago Coyle said it had been a busy year, with al­most 300 events staged since Jan.

Many new or re­turn­ing events are al­ready booked for 2017.

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