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Partnerships & Networks



Public Relations Institute of Australia & Registered Consultancies Group

BBS is an active member of the PRIA and its Registered Consultancies Group. Jane Edwards is a PRIA Fellow and Lisa Nixon has been a national awards judge for several years.


A network of B2B professionals working as marketers, sales leaders, business developers, customer engagement specialists and communicators, BBS is proud to be involved in ICON (formally APSMA). Lisa Nixon has sat on the National Board and served on the Australasian and New Zealand Conference Planning Committee for a number of years. Karen Kalkaus is a member of the ICON Queensland Committee.


International Association of Public Participation (IAP2)

BBS staff members hold International Certificates for Public Participation and Emotion, Outrage and Public Participation from The International Association for Public Participation.

Property Council of Australia

BBS is a long-time supporter of the PCA, reflecting our ongoing involvement in the property sector. Lisa Nixon is currently serving her second term on the Retirement Living Committee.

Property Leaders Brisbane

BBS has had a long association with Property Leaders Brisbane, an independent and vibrant community open to professionals working in the property and construction industry. Their regular events bring people together to share and debate ideas and inspire positive change in our city. Lisa Nixon sits on the committee and many BBSers enjoy attending Property Leaders Brisbane events and discussions.


Planning Institute of Australia

BBS works closely with PIA and was a proud sponsor of PIA’s 2013 Public Engagement and Community Planning Award and the 2014 Awards for Planning Excellence.

Property Industry Foundation

Jane Edwards sits on the Board of Advisers and Gala Dinner Committee for the Property Industry Foundation Queensland which raises funds and awareness for youth homelessness.


Australian Marketing Institute

BBS was proud to be the communications partner for AMI’s 2016 Summit – ‘Innovation: Who Dares Wins’. As their communications partner, we connected AMI with potential event sponsors and raised awareness of the summit among CEOs and marketing executives.


The University of Queensland, Queensland University of Technology, Griffith University

Over many years, BBS had supported academics working in our industry as tutors, mentors and guest lecturers.