Strategic Partners and Events HomeDoing BusinessEconomic DevelopmentStrategic Partners and Events Council’s Strategic Partners As part of our strategy to enable business development, we work together with our strategic partners to achieve economic growth, workforce capability and small business success. Our Strategic Partners include: Chinchilla Community, Commerce & Industry Dalby Chamber of Commerce and Industry Jandowae Business & Community Group Miles District Commerce & Community Tara Futures Group Wandoan Community, Commerce & Industry Department of State Development, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Planning Regional Development Australia Toowoomba and Surat Basin Enterprise Our events calendar is growing, with a range of business events organised in the Western Downs by Council’s strategic partners. Town Prospectus Click on the prospectus to view and download Chinchilla Dalby Jandowae Miles Tara Wandoan Key Council business events Dalby Drone Industry Forum and UAV Challenge Innovations in UAV (Unmanned Aircraft Vehicle) automation – commonly known as drones – have huge potential across both traditional and non-conventional aviation industries: from agriculture and construction industries through to resources and local government. The sky’s the limit when it comes to harnessing drone technology for your business. Local Procurement Roadshow Local businesses are invited to attend information sessions to hear about the type of work Council has coming up. This is a great opportunity for our communities to find out what procurement looks like at Council, how to get involved and what options will benefit your business best. For more information, visit the Local Procurement Roadshow webpage. Wedding Fair Western Downs The Wedding Fair Western Downs was held at the Dalby Events Centre from Friday 5 April to Saturday 6 April 2019 – showcasing all that the region has to offer to the industry.