Enhance your status locally, nationally and internationally; create opportunities for career advancement; and provide opportunities to collaborate with global industry leaders
Focus attention on your field
Promote your organisation and field of interest by raising public awareness through local and international media. Attract sponsors, government funding and new members.
Showcase your industry's expertise
Profile new Victorian and Australian research, innovations and expertise on the global stage and provide your industry with access to new technologies and intellectual capital to progress your initiatives.
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Support from MCB
Melbourne Convention Bureau is with you every step of the way, helping your organisation secure the event throughout the bidding journey, and once successful, working closely with you to ensure the event is a success. MCB understands the complexity of a bid, and the need to tailor the bidding process. The dedicated bidding experts at MCB guide the entire process to ensure successful outcomes.
The MCB team will:
Identify conference opportunities
Liaise with government and industry leaders to obtain support
Provide funding for all bid related activities, including travel to present the bid in person, set up promotional booths, hosting of site inspections etc.
Access Victorian State Government Business Events Funding to offset event costs and ensure the event’s financial viability (subject to meeting specific criteria).
Produce all bid marketing collateral, including bid documents, presentations, bid microsites, video content.
Organise and fund site inspections for key decision makers as required.
Source letters of support.
Prepare bid strategies
Access high impact bespoke destination promotion tools to promote your event.
Help with venue and supplier sourcing, including obtaining all quotes as required.
Facilitate introductions to professional conference organisers (PCOs) as required
Prepare business cases, competitor analysis, preliminary budgets and risk analysis
Once the bid is secured, MCB’s Convention Servicing team works closely with associations to develop strategies for delegate boosting, marketing activities, sourcing local suppliers, locating suitable accommodation and providing pre and post touring options.
Watch our video below to see how MCB can support you with the bidding process