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2017 Sponsors

We sincerely appreciate the support from our wonderful sponsors of the 2017 Brisbane Big City Barbecue. We thank them for their contributions to help those in the Brisbane community in need of help.

The Sponsors of the 2017 Brisbane Big City Barbecue are:

Gold – Riparian Plaza
Riparian Plaza is one of the founding partners of the Brisbane Big City Barbecue. The forecourt of the Plaza was the original site of the Barbecue for a 10 year period before moving to King George Square in 2017.

Towering at 250 metres in the centre of Brisbane’s CBD, it is the city’s first high rise development with mixed-use. Designed by Harry Seidler & Associates the building comprises of premium office accommodation, retail tenancies, luxury apartments and multilevel car parking for the occupants.

The building’s name is Latin in origin with “Riparian” meaning “on or pertaining to the riverbank”.

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Gold – Brisbane City Council
Brisbane City Council is proud to be a founding partner of the 2017 Brisbane Big City Barbecue and is dedicated to being a friendly, safe city where support is provided to disadvantaged people in the community. Brisbane is home to more than 1 million people, who enjoy its beautiful sub-tropical lifestyle, friendly and approachable residents and great climate.

Council is committed to creating new lifestyle and leisure opportunities in a safe city. Council provides parks, recreational facilities, and community events to give people opportunities to pursue healthy activities, and participate in activities that bring the community together.

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Event Partner – EPICURE
Proudly supporting the 2017 Brisbane Big City Barbecue, EPICURE is appointed by Brisbane City Council to manage the event spaces within Brisbane City Hall and King George Square, and assume the role of exclusive caterer and licensee. Favouring local suppliers, EPICURE is always aiming to reduce their carbon footprint by supporting home grown, environmentally sustainable produce. It’s a food philosophy that they feel very strongly about. It goes to the heart of the epicurean philosophy – creating happiness through good food, good wine, good friends – in a way that does no harm.

EPICURE invites you to bring your next event to Brisbane City Hall joining the magical history of this iconic Brisbane venue.

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Media Partner – Channel 7
Seven is Australia’s most-watched broadcast television platform. Seven – with four broadcast channels, Seven, 7TWO, 7mate and 7flix - continues to lead in primetime, building on its market-leading performance over the past ten years. The network also dominates across breakfast and morning television and leads in nightly news and public affairs.

The network is expanding its presence in media, driving its leadership in the creation of content and delivering that content anywhere, anytime to the biggest audiences. The company is expanding its presence in the further delivery of its video and publishing content beyond its digital broadcast channels and across an array of mobile and social platforms.

Driving Seven’s development is its acknowledged strengths in content creation. Seven is a recognised as a leader in the development and production of Australian television. We are driving our own future with the programmes and content we create and leverage, and we are making deliberate and considered moves into new opportunities not only for our own primary market in Australia but increasingly in international markets.

This year, Seven Productions will commission, create and produce nearly 700 hours of television as an acknowledged leader in the production of scripted, entertainment, reality, observational documentaries and children’s programming – with major projects including My Kitchen Rules, Border Security, House Rules, Home and Away, and A Place to Call Home. Seven is now creating more content than at any time in its history and is expanding its presence in international content production with the formation of new international production companies: 7Wonder and 7Beyond and a major investment in Slim Film + TV which focuses on scripted programming in international markets. These new businesses underline a key part of its strategy for today and in the future: the expansion of our leadership in the production of content.

Seven is a key business of Seven West Media, Australia’s leading multiple platform media company which has a market-leading presence in broadcast television, magazine and newspaper publishing and online. The company is the home of many of Australia’s best performing media businesses – Seven, 7TWO, 7mate and 7flix, Pacific Magazines, The West Australian and Yahoo7, and the biggest content brands including My Kitchen Rules, House Rules, Home and Away, Sunrise, the Australian Football League, the Olympic Games, the Commonwealth Games, the Australian Open in Tennis, Better Homes and Gardens, marie claire, New Idea, Who, The West Australian, the West Australian and PLUS7.

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Media Partner – NOVA 106.9
With over 557,000 loyal listeners, and as the only station to have launched their breakfast team into space (as bobble heads), it’s easy to see why Nova 106.9 is the number 1 station in Brisbane. Brisbane starts their day with the most listened to Breakfast Show, Ash, Kip & Luttsy from 6-9am. These boys have a long history with the station and Brisbane. Their good-natured banter, hilarious stitch ups, and ridiculous stories make them a favourite throughout South East Queensland. They are regularly joined by Brisbane Olympic Gold Medallist Susie O’Neill and Brisbane Broncos, Sam Thaiday.

Across the workday, Nova 106.9 features Katie Mattin from 9-12pm and Tim Wong-See from 12-4pm, playing Brisbane's freshest hits and injecting a bit of fun. Brisbane drives home from 4-6pm with the number 1 Drive Show, Kate Ritchie, Tim Blackwell and Marty Sheargold for the Kate, Tim & Marty show, followed by Fitzy & Wippa from 6-7pm.

The nation's number 1 FM night show, Smallzy’s Surgery, hosted by Smallzy is Nova’s authority on all things music and entertainment. Whether it’s Nova 106.9’s partnerships with the Brisbane Broncos, State of Origin or the Brisbane International, Nova 106.9 is unabashedly for Brisbane!

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Silver – Sharman Property Services
Sharman Property Services provide commercial cleaning and associated property services to all levels of government, business and industry for 30 years. Head officed in Brisbane, Sharman Property Services employs over 500 trained and experienced operational staff.

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Silver – Wilson Security and Wilson Parking
Wilson Security and Wilson Parking prides itself in focusing on both people and property. It employs 90,000 security professionals to help protect Australia and New Zealand. A leading figure in security technology, Wilson Security and Parking have local teams that provide a variety of services across many industries.

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Beneficiaries: Lord Mayor's Community Trust DRUG-ARM Foodbank - An Australia Without Hunger