Hold your conference in Australia's hub of knowledge and innovation and capitalise on Melbourne's IQ.
Melbourne can offer associations access to world-leading research institutes and academics, which have born inventions including Relenza, the anti-flu drug, and the Bionic Ear.
The city excels in the fields of medicine, science, technology, engineering and education and is recognised as a centre of excellence for research and development in these industries.
Melbourne Convention Bureau connects your association with experts and leaders across multiple industry sectors to create a stimulative, educational program and attract preeminent speakers to drive delegate attendance. This enables the exchange of ideas and knowledge that lead to powerful research and innovation legacies.
Melbourne's knowledge precincts
Melbourne is home to three knowledge precincts bringing together academic institutions, research and medical centres and industry to foster world-leading innovation.
The Biomedical Precinct (previously referred to as Parkville Precinct), South East Melbourne Innovation Precinct, and the Northern Precinct collectively house some of the world's leading research institutes. The Biomedical Precinct is without parallel in the Southern Hemisphere and one of the few such concentrations of research excellence worldwide.
Key institutes include: