Melbourne Convention Bureau Articles http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/ Recent Articles - Media releases Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:44:58 GMT VidCon, World's Largest Online Video Conference, Set for Return to Melbourne http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/vidcon-world-s-largest-online-video-conference-set-for-return-to-melbourne/1092/ Melbourne’s business events sector is starting the year on a high with the announcement that VidCon Australia will return to Melbourne in 2018 and 2019. Wed, 21 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/vidcon-world-s-largest-online-video-conference-set-for-return-to-melbourne/1092/ Melbourne Convention Bureau Recognised as Driver of City Economic Development http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-convention-bureau-recognised-as-driver-of-city-economic-development/1091/ At AIME today, Karen Bolinger, Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) CEO, highlighted how the state is evolving its business events offering thanks to its deeper engagement with Government. Mon, 19 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-convention-bureau-recognised-as-driver-of-city-economic-development/1091/ Melbourne Edge Event Series Returns to AIME http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-edge-event-series-returns-to-aime/1090/ Following its successful launch by Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) last year, the Melbourne Edge - Event Series is returning to AIME, bigger, better and bolder. Wed, 14 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-edge-event-series-returns-to-aime/1090/ Uncover Melbourne Social Media Competition Launch http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/uncover-melbourne-social-media-competition-launch/1089/ The #Uncovermelbourne social media competition is back for AIME 2018. Fri, 09 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/uncover-melbourne-social-media-competition-launch/1089/ Launch of the New in the Old Melbourne Gaol at AIME http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/launch-of-the-new-in-the-old-melbourne-gaol-at-aime/1088/ Hosted buyers attending AIME will experience a taste of Melbourne’s history, at Uncover Melbourne: Hosted Buyer and Media Cocktail Evening, at Old Melbourne Gaol. Tue, 06 Feb 2018 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/launch-of-the-new-in-the-old-melbourne-gaol-at-aime/1088/ NOD TO MELBOURNE FESTIVAL CULTURE AT AIME WELCOME EVENT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/nod-to-melbourne-festival-culture-at-aime-welcome-event/1087/ Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) and Solution Entertainment will collaborate once again to deliver the Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo (AIME) Welcome Event. The highly ... Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/nod-to-melbourne-festival-culture-at-aime-welcome-event/1087/ Dreamtime Delegates Hit their Stride in Melbourne http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/dreamtime-delegates-hit-their-stride-in-melbourne/1086/ MCB in partnership with Business Events Australia welcomed incentive agents from New Zealand to Victoria last week as part of Dreamtime 2017, showcasing some of the state’s best assets. Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/dreamtime-delegates-hit-their-stride-in-melbourne/1086/ What’s New in Melbourne and Victoria 2018 http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/what-s-new-in-melbourne-and-victoria-2018/1085/ Named the World’s Most Liveable City for a seventh time in a row, Melbourne is on a roll and showing no signs of slowing down. Wed, 06 Dec 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/what-s-new-in-melbourne-and-victoria-2018/1085/ Melbourne Top Ranked in Asia-Pacific for Sustainability http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-top-ranked-in-asia-pacific-for-sustainability/1084/ Melbourne has been ranked the number 1 sustainable city in the Asia-Pacific region for business events in the Global Destination Sustainability Index (GDS-Index). Tue, 21 Nov 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-top-ranked-in-asia-pacific-for-sustainability/1084/ Fifth Consecutive Year of Growth for Melbourne Convention Bureau http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/fifth-consecutive-year-of-growth-for-melbourne-convention-bureau/1082/ Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has achieved its strongest results from the past five years, exceeding all targets in the 2016/17 financial year (FY). Wed, 04 Oct 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/fifth-consecutive-year-of-growth-for-melbourne-convention-bureau/1082/ Largest Conference Ever Secured for Melbourne http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/largest-conference-ever-secured-for-melbourne/1078/ Melbourne continues to dominate in the business events sector, securing the Lions Clubs International Convention 2024 (LCIC24) forecast to be largest conference ever won for ... Mon, 21 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/largest-conference-ever-secured-for-melbourne/1078/ Melbourne Named World’s Most Liveable City for 7th Consecutive Year http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-named-world-s-most-liveable-city-for-7th-consecutive-year/1077/ The business events sector in Melbourne is celebrating with Melbourne named the World's Most Liveable City for the seventh consecutive year. Wed, 16 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-named-world-s-most-liveable-city-for-7th-consecutive-year/1077/ Thousands of Chinese Influencers Arrive in Melbourne http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/thousands-of-chinese-influencers-arrive-in-melbourne/1076/ The 2017 International Dragon Awards (IDA) Annual Meeting has arrived in Melbourne, with 5,500 insurance specialists from 20 countries unpacking their bags for the five-day meeting. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/thousands-of-chinese-influencers-arrive-in-melbourne/1076/ Japanese Visitor Boom Driving Victorian Incentive Sector http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/japanese-visitor-boom-driving-victorian-incentive-sector-/1073/ MCB in collaboration with Qantas and The Langham, Melbourne, hosted 12 Japanese incentive agents in Melbourne and Victoria for a jam-packed program of high end immersive experiences. Thu, 27 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/japanese-visitor-boom-driving-victorian-incentive-sector-/1073/ Melbourne to Glow Green for Ecocity World Summit 2017 http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-to-glow-green-for-ecocity-world-summit-2017/1071/ Melbourne's sustainability credentials are on show with the prestigious Ecocity World Summit 2017 arriving in the city tomorrow, (12-14 July), headlined by Al Al Gore. Tue, 11 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-to-glow-green-for-ecocity-world-summit-2017/1071/ Inaugural Melbourne Event to Breathe New Life into North Wharf Precinct http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/inaugural-melbourne-event-to-breathe-new-life-into-north-wharf-precinct/1072/ Melbourne is renowned for its progressive approach to events, so it is only fitting that the inaugural C2 Melbourne will convert one of the most unexpected locations in the city ... Tue, 04 Jul 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/inaugural-melbourne-event-to-breathe-new-life-into-north-wharf-precinct/1072/ New Exhibition and Event Management Announced for AIME 2019 http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/new-exhibition-and-event-management-announced-for-aime-2019/1070/ The Asia-Pacific Incentives and Meetings Expo (AIME) is set for a make-over with the announcement of its new exhibition and event management supplier, Talk2 Media and Events, ... Fri, 30 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/new-exhibition-and-event-management-announced-for-aime-2019/1070/ Mega Chinese Incentive Group Converge on Melbourne http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/mega-chinese-incentive-group-converge-on-melbourne-/1069/ Melbourne's international reputation for delivering superior incentive reward programs was strengthened with the arrival of a mega Chinese incentive group, Perfect China, into ... Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/mega-chinese-incentive-group-converge-on-melbourne-/1069/ PCOs experience a taste of Melbourne http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/pcos-experience-a-taste-of-melbourne/1068/ Leading European professional conference organisers in Melbourne for 5 days of immersive experiences to learn about the city's capabilities as leading business events destination. Wed, 14 Jun 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/pcos-experience-a-taste-of-melbourne/1068/ Melbourne secures world's most innovative conference http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-secures-world-s-most-innovative-conference/1067/ World First for Melbourne. Continuing to set the pace in business events, Melbourne has secured the world's most innovative business conference in what will be a world first. Fri, 26 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-secures-world-s-most-innovative-conference/1067/ Melbourne is Number One for Visitors Attending Conferences http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-is-number-one-for-visitors-attending-conferences/1066/ Melbourne officially recognised as number one city in Australia for delegate attendance, attracting highest number of attendees to international association meetings held in Melbourne. Tue, 09 May 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-is-number-one-for-visitors-attending-conferences/1066/ Melbourne Takes Centre Stage in Hong Kong http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-takes-centre-stage-in-hong-kong/1064/ The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) took the best of Melbourne’s corporate incentive suppliers to Hong Kong for the ‘MCB Melbourne Showcase’ on 24 April 2017. Wed, 26 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/melbourne-takes-centre-stage-in-hong-kong/1064/ MCB Launches Melbourne Planners' Guide http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/mcb-launches-melbourne-planners-guide/1065/ The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has launched the Melbourne Planners' Guide 2017, its annual, flagship publication and a must-have item for any meeting planner or event organiser. Thu, 06 Apr 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/mcb-launches-melbourne-planners-guide/1065/ Uncover Melbourne Hosted Buyer Program a Hit at AIME http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/uncover-melbourne-hosted-buyer-program-a-hit-at-aime/1063/ Melbourne Convention Bureau’s (MCB) pre-trade program, Uncover Melbourne, has been deemed the best ever, raising the bar for the 25th anniversary AIME. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/uncover-melbourne-hosted-buyer-program-a-hit-at-aime/1063/ Global Leaders in Public Health on their way to Melbourne http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/global-leaders-in-public-health-on-their-way-to-melbourne/1062/ The world’s most important international gathering on public health, the World Congress on Public Health 2017 (WCPH) is on its way to Melbourne, Australia from 3 April – 7 April 2017. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 07:00:00 GMT http://www.melbournecb.com.au/articles/view/global-leaders-in-public-health-on-their-way-to-melbourne/1062/