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If you’re considering a business event in Melbourne don’t miss out on seeing how Melbourne can bring your business event to life at the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) from 21-23 March at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.
AIME is the leading trade event for the meetings and event industry in the Asia Pacific region. Its where industry decision makers connect, create and do business.
As a premier destination for delegates and event planners, Melbourne is ever-changing in its offering, providing an array of new reasons to host business events.  From new hotels to new unique venues, we have a myriad of new experiences to showcase at AIME 2022. 
The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) is set to inspire AIME 2022 delegates at the Melbourne Stand. As the largest stand on the AIME 2022 show floor, this year’s Melbourne Stand promises to showcase the best of the city, challenge expectations and introduce many exciting new exhibitors.
MCB works collaboratively with its industry partners to ensure the city’s events offering is constantly evolving and appealing to the next generation of event buyers and planners. With partners spread across the Melbourne Stand, the very best of the best will be at your fingertips to transform your next event.
The AIME team also offers a Hosted Buyer program where guests will enjoy exclusive access to the AIME 2022 program including intimate experiences in and around Melbourne under the renowned Uncover Melbourne at AIME program.
As a fully hosted buyer you will enjoy:
  • Return economy flights to Melbourne from a major city location
  • Transfers to/from Melbourne airport to your hotel 
  • Accommodation in a 4 or 5-star hotel or apartment including breakfast
  • 32 x 15 minute pre-scheduled appointments with exhibitors of your preference
  • Access to over 200 event suppliers, venues and domestic and international destinations on the show floor – all ready to re-connect and bring your event to life 
  • Uncover Melbourne hosted familiarisation immersing you in all things Melbourne and providing exclusive access to once in a lifetime experiences
  • Access to the AIME ‘Hosted Buyers Lounge’ including lunch, morning and afternoon tea
  • Opportunity to win over 40 prizes – just for attending AIME as a hosted buyer
  • A ticket to the Party of the Year – the Welcome Event @ Centrepiece Monday 21 March
  • A ticket to AIME’s highly sought-after professional development program – the Knowledge Program and the Ideas Academy – which are guaranteed to leave you feeling inspired and reinvigorated for the year ahead
If interested in participating in the hosted buyer program please apply here before the 28 February 2022.
MCB CEO Julia Swanson says, “AIME 2022 is set to be the next big ticket international trade show to drive confidence right across the Asia Pacific region and importantly where key decision makers connect, exchange ideas, and create business opportunities.”⁠
Keep up to date with the latest news on the Uncover Melbourne program here.
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AIME 2022 Program
Monday 21 March – Wednesday 23 March 2022
MCEC, Melbourne
Monday 21 March 
Knowledge Exchange
Welcome Event
Tuesday 22 March
Show Floor Day One – including the Ideas Academy
Wednesday 23 March
Show Floor Day Two – including the Ideas Academy