We invite you to join QAGOMA’s exclusive business leaders networks. Membership provides private access and hospitality only available for members of the Gallery’s Chairman’s Circle and Asia Pacific Council.


The Chairman’s Circle is a network of business and industry organisations committed to supporting innovative arts programs, providing unique innovate cultural experiences for your clients.  Hosted by the Gallery’s Chair, Professor Ian O’Connor AC , the Chairman’s Circle has a program for member organisations to enjoy hospitality while networking with Gallery stakeholders and industry leaders.

MEMBERSHIP $20,000 (+GST) per annum


With Queensland's premier visual arts institution.

Entertaining and networking

Invitations to exclusive Chairman's Circle member events, and other Gallery events throughout the year.

Venue Hire

Complimentary use of the Gallery as a venue for one occasion between 6.00pm and 9.00pm (catering and staffing costs not included).

Current Members


The Asia Pacific Council is an incubator for organisations who conduct business across Australia, Asia and the Pacific, to share knowledge and cultural engagement about the region. It supports the Gallery’s keystone arts program, ‘The Asia Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art’, one of the most ambitious recurring exhibitions hosted by a single institution anywhere in the world. Activities for the Asia Pacific Council include a range of networking and cultural events, as well as CEO business round tables.

MEMBERSHIP $20,000 (+GST) per annum


Asialink Business

Asialink Business is Australia’s National Centre for Asia Capability. It provides tailored solutions to help businesses of all sizes seize the potential of diverse Asian markets. Asialink Business equips organisations in all sectors to become Asia ready by developing the critical skills, knowledge and networks needed to engage with the complexities of the region. Grounded in extensive market research, its practical training programs, research, events and advocacy enable businesses to forge ahead with confidence to enter and grow in Asia. Established in 2013 with support from the Australian Government, Asialink Business also has the University of Melbourne and the Myer Foundation as key stakeholders.

Brisbane Airport Corporation

As the front door to Queensland, Brisbane Airport plays a significant role as a partner in the development of the city, states and nation's economy, with more than 22 million people travelling through the airport each year. Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) is a proud member of the Asia Pacific Council and partner of QAGOMA, supporting important cultural and arts events that bring the city to life, attracting visitors from near and far.

Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

The Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) aims to strengthen Australia's influence, reputation and relationships internationally by promoting a clear, creative and confident vision for Australia's international policy agenda that reflects our core national interests and improves domestic understanding of DFAT's role.

Culture provides a unique and critical forum for fostering mutual understanding, relationship-building and people-to-people links. Through DFAT's public diplomacy initiatives we promote our economic, artistic and cultural, sporting, scientific and education assets to underline Australia's credentials as a destination for business, investment, tourism and study, and emphasise Australia's engagement with the Indo-Pacific region.

Griffith University

Griffith University ranks in the top five per cent of universities worldwide. It is Australia's ninth largest higher education provider, with over 44,000 students across five campuses in the Brisbane–Gold Coast region of South East Queensland. Founded in 1971, Griffith was the first Australian university to offer degrees in areas of relevance to today's society, such as environmental science and Asian studies. Now a comprehensive, research- intensive university, Griffith offers a full suite of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degrees in the disciplines of business and government, criminology and law, education, engineering and information technology, environment, health, humanities and languages, music, planning and architecture, science and aviation, and visual and creative arts.

Three Plus

Three Plus is one of Queensland’s most experienced strategic planning, communications and marketing consultancies, and specialists in risk and reputation management.

We provide authoritative, creative and strategic advice that activates the reputation, brand and relationships of our clients to help achieve their ambitions. We identify and deliver tailored marketing and communications services, knowing success is achieved when the interests of our clients and their stakeholders align.

We help clients build and maintain reputations through high quality, strategic communications and training; challenge and understand their vision and mission and encourage them to be energetic about promoting their value; and build their networks by giving authoritative advice and leveraging our own long-standing connections.


QUT is a leading Australian university ranked in the top two per cent of universities worldwide. We are one of the nation’s fastest growing research universities and 100 per cent of our research is ranked world standard or above (Australian Government 2015 ERA). Our courses are in high demand, and our graduates include eight Rhodes Scholars, five of these awarded in the past six years. We are a connected, relevant and collaborative institution that seeks to solve real-world challenges.

Trade & Investment Queensland

Queensland Government's global business agency, Trade & Investment Queensland (TIQ) connects international investors with Queensland organisations and helps Queensland businesses succeed in export. We make business connections and give market advice to Queensland and international companies via our strategically located international network of 13 offices led by our highly experienced Trade and Investment Commissioners, our eight offices around regional Queensland and our head office in Brisbane. Nine of our international offices are located in Asia Pacific. TIQ also manages Queensland's Business & Skilled Migration program, ensuring a dynamic international community will live, work and invest in Queensland for years to come.


UAP was founded in 1993 by brothers Daniel and Matthew Tobin, as a studio and workshop that facilitated art projects and worked with artists to realise public artwork. Nowadays, with studios in Brisbane, Shanghai and New York, and over 100 staff, UAP collaborates with architects and designers as well as artists to deliver creative outcomes for the public realm.

UAP's collaborative approach provides creative minds the space to develop ideas, investigate materiality, deliver projects and extend their practice.

Event Member


Architectus is a leading design studio that brings together the experience of more than 250 architects, interior architects, urban designers and urban planners. With a strong history across architecture, interior and urban disciplines, Architectus teams have specialist expertise across all industry sectors, on projects from the smallest to largest scale.

We are proud of our reputation for clear strategic design thinking and for the collaborative approach we bring to problem solving. Our focus is to thoroughly understand our clients’ needs, applying our research, experience and technology to develop solutions that are functional and elegant.


For a detailed schedule of benefits contact:

Teresa Keleher
Head of Business Development & Partnerships
T: +61 (0)7 3840 7641