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Melbourne continues to be the destination of choice for associations and corporate organisations largely because of the city’s unique offering of world-class infrastructure led by Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, its knowledge and innovation credentials, easy accessibility from across the globe and the diversity of exclusive premium experiences. 

MCB can assist with:

  • Bidding and hosting international association conferences
  • Bidding and hosting incentive and corporate travel reward programs
  • Event planning
  • Securing government and industy support
  • Choosing local business events suppliers
  • Event promotion and delegate boosting

As a full service convention bureau, the MCB team provides advice and assistance in acquiring international and national association conferences, delivering conferences and events and hosting incentive and corporate travel reward programs. 
 

 

 

 

Acquisition of international and national conferences 

Melbourne is consistently recognised as one of the world’s premier conference destinations for associations. We are ready to work with your association to host an outstanding global business event that will achieve your conference objectives. 

Our team can assist with:

  • Identifying conference opportunities
  • Securing a local host to lead the bid and financial underwrite the bid
  • Liaising with government and industry leaders to obtain support
  • Developing bid strategies, preparation of bid documents and presentations
  • Preparing business cases, competitor analysis, preliminary budgets and risk analysis
  • Coordinating site inspections for key decision makers
  • Lobbying campaigns and strategies.
  • Providing advice and assistance on the creation of inaugural events

Find out more about bidding with us on a business event.

Delivery of conferences and events 

MCB works with conference organisers to assist with the logistics of holding a conference in Melbourne once the bid has been won. The team works with local hosts to develop delegate boosting initiatives and other marketing activities to maximise awareness and delegate attendance at the Melbourne conference. 

Our team can assist associations with: 

  • Promotional material and media
  • Delegate boosting activities
  • Sourcing professional conference organiser or destination management company
  • Providing site inspection support
  • Locating suitable venues and accommodation within Melbourne or regional Victoria
  • Sourcing suppliers, including entertainers, catering and guest speakers
  • Providing pre-and post-touring options

Find out more about our free business services, Victoria Event Solutions and browse our success stories.

Corporate Meetings and Incentive Travel Rewards 

Melbourne has a portfolio of incentive products and a year-round calendar of events that caters to all interests, cultures and requirements. MCB can create an engaging and inspiring incentive program for any group size that includes Melbourne and the iconic regional areas of Victoria.

Our team can assist incentive planners with:

  • Accommodation and venue recommendations
  • Coordination of site inspections
  • Social programs, sample incentive itineraries and proposal preparation
  • Sourcing of suppliers and contractors and referral to inbound tour operators
  • Promotional and marketing support
  • Support from state and local government
  • Customs and immigration procedures.

Find out more about our rewarding incentives opportunities or request a proposal.

Melbourne has a global reputation for its collaborative approach in delivering business events, cultivated by MCB in conjunction with state and local government and industry partners.

The calibre of major international conferences being held in Melbourne gives weight to the global endorsement now achieved, with the city attracting some of the world’s largest and most prestigious events underpinned by a legacy of success stories.

“We experienced very prompt, precise and professional support from the MCB team for all our Amway incentive activities; generating media coverage, developing our Official Visitors Guide wrap and so much more.” Rita Tandon, Senior Manager – Special Events, Amway India