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Trade 2018


Trade 2018







Trade 2018 – the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Trade and Investment Program – provided the perfect opportunity for government and business leaders to build relationships, strengthen trade and investment ties, and explore opportunities across the Commonwealth and broader.

Trade 2018 invited business, trade and investment connections to ‘Lead. Inspire. Expand’ and take a closer look at the exciting statewide program of events held between 3-16 April, 2018.

Thank-you to all who participated in Trade 2018, for further information regarding trade and investment with Queensland, please visit the Trade and Investment Queensland website.


Read more about trade across the commonwealth


Read the Program Brochure (PDF, 1.5MB)

Trade 2018 included:

Led by the Queensland Government in partnership with the City of Gold Coast (and supported by the Australian Government), the Trade 2018 Games Time Trade and Investment Program was held from 3-16 April 2018 with events taking place across Queensland. The pinnacle venue for the Program was Commonwealth House, located at Broadbeach on the Gold Coast.

Trade 2018 activity to date

A broad range of business and government leaders from around the world joined the Trade 2018 Games Time Trade and Investment Program.

Leading up to GC2018, there was focused activity in local and international markets (run concurrently with the Queens Baton Relay) to promote business opportunities available in Queensland and the Gold Coast and invite leaders to join the Trade 2018 Games Time Trade and Investment Program.

Read more about these activities below.