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Business Events Grant 2021

Business events grant program 2021 - closing soon

The Business Events program provides exhibitors with financial support to attend and participate at pre-approved exhibitions, conferences and conventions held between 1 January 2021 to 31 December 2021.


The grant amount will be up to 50% of the costs incurred in participating at a pre-approved business event, from a minimum of $10,000, up to $250,000, providing businesses with a fantastic opportunity to invest in a new exhibition stand. Applications close 30th March 2021. For full Program Guidelines including Eligibility criteria and FAQs visit:



Australian Businesses that meet the following criteria are eligible to apply for this opportunity:

  • Intend to exhibit at an approved event. Schedule of Approved Events
  • Have a minimum project expenditure of $20,000. Eligible project expenditure includes the design, manufacture and production of display and exhibition equipment, as well as other associated costs including promotional material, travel costs and the cost to book the space.
  • Have an Australian Business Number (ABN).


How to apply

Talk to us about your exhibition stand, so we can provide you with a quote to include in your grant application. You will also need to have compiled all your other event associated costs. Apply directly to Austrade here by the 30th March 2021.


Next steps

Contact us to find out more about the Business Events Grant and how we can assist.

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