Major Events

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As Australia's major events capital Melbourne is well-practiced in large scale events; just take a look at our annual calendar of major international events hosted in the city.

Melbourne's major events calendar is proudly unparalleled the world over. From the Australian Open Tennis Championships in January and Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix in March, to the Spring Racing Carnival featuring the iconic Melbourne Cup in November, the city has a track record of collaboration to successfully deliver world-class sporting, cultural and entertainment events.

These major events hosted in Melbourne provide a unique opportunity to impress your delegates with a first-class experience to be remembered forever. Time your incentive or reward program with an event and build this into your itinerary with premium ticketing and hospitality packages and behind the scenes or VIP experiences - or just enjoy being part of the excitement of the city during a major event in Melbourne.

Your incentive or corporate group can also use one of Melbourne's major event facilities and sporting arenas as a unique venue for a social event or team building. Recreate your own major event experience with options including a lap around the Australian Formula Grand Prix track or a centre court tennis challenge umpired by an Australian champion.

For more ideas on major event activities for your program, contact Melbourne Convention Bureau's incentive team or search for a supplier.

Click on the quick links below to keep planning your incentive or reward program.

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