As the year comes to a close, we’ve wrapped up some event inspiration ideas for you to help bring your events to life.

Lume
Launching next Autumn, the Lume is Melbourne’s new immersive digital art gallery, creating a multi-sensory art and cultural experience for guests located at the Melbourne Convention Centre. The gallery will sit across 3000 square metres with 11 metre high walls and host themed food and beverages to match your experience.

What’s the most exciting part? Once the gallery closes after hours THE LUME Melbourne can transform instantaneously into an immersive digital corporate and private events centre. We’ll keep you posted with what’s on offer for business events.

Melbourne Star
Whether your business event is large or small, Melbourne Star Observation Wheel will make it a memorable experience with panoramic view from up high!

Yoga in the Sky
Coming to you this summer, Melbourne Star is partnering with Yoga Corner Melbourne offering Yoga in the Sky sessions for all levels with up to groups of four. It's the perfect wellbeing activity to add on to your incentive group experience or team building activity to zen out and unwind in style. Book here.

Be Challenged – Team building fun
Looking for a specific team building activity? Melbourne Star is offering a choice of activities that vary from musical performances to treasure hunts delivered by Australian team building experts,
Be Challenged hosted in and around Docklands and the Melbourne Star.

Rayner’s Orchard
What better way to welcome summertime than with a visit to Rayner's Orchard's farm, an hour and a half drive from Melbourne, located in the Yarra Valley. The perfect occasion to get your team together and enjoy a range of activities including fruit picking, bottling fruit classes and orchard tours!

Have an event you want to host? There are function rooms ideal for conferences or events. A sit-down function can seat between 80 – 100 people depending on seating arrangements and for a cocktail event it can comfortably accommodate 120 people. Several types of menu are on offer, whether it is to cater for an informal lunch meeting or a formal cocktail style event.

For groups of over 10, you can enjoy lunch in their Peach Cafe, have a browse through their Farm Shop and Plant Nursery or enjoy a Fruit Tasting Tractor Tour to cap off a perfect afternoon in the Yarra Valley! Find out more here.

Hotels

Vibe Hotel
Vibe Hotel Melbourne opened its doors this year and is your go to place for conferences, meetings and events that will leave your audience inspired. Located in the heart of the CBD on the corner of Queen and Flinders Street, the hotel offers meeting rooms  accommodating up to 100 delegates theatre style.

Spaces feature natural daylight and built-in audio visual and the hotel is in close proximity to the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre. If travelling from far, guests can stay at the hotel with 206 rooms including 23 suites. Dining options are available including working lunches at their new cafe and bar, St Marks Road Co., where you can also enjoy post event drinks and cocktails.

Adina Apartment Hotel West Melbourne
The Adina West Melbourne has recently opened its doors in the up-and-coming fringe suburb of Melbourne, with all imaginable amenities at your fingertips. Designed as an inner city oasis the hotel apartment includes 99 rooms, a Zen garden, a Mediterranean restaurant that joins with the lobby space,10 eateries, a spa and outdoor retreat.

Each apartment contains a fully equipped kitchen and laundry to make you feel like you’re at your home away from home! With Melbourne’s attractions at your doorstep – Queen Victoria Market, Marvel Stadium, Docklands, Business Precinct and Festival Hall – it’s the perfect accommodation to make your guests feel like a local.

TFE opening new brand 'Quincy'
Quincy Hotels will launch in Melbourne at the beginning of 2021 with a property on Flinders Lane boasting 241 rooms.

The hotel will feature innovative interior design, three signature food experiences, a rooftop pool with views of Melbourne CBD, and exclusive club levels and lounge access. 

Find out more here.