About Greater Bendigo
Greater Bendigo is one of Australia’s largest inland cities, supporting a local population of 112,000 and regional population of close to 240,000. Our location in the geographic centre of Victoria is two hours from Melbourne by road or train and a 90-minute drive from Melbourne Airport.
Bendigo has a fascinating history and was once one of the richest cities in the world after gold was discovered here in 1851. The impact of the gold rush is still evident today, particularly through our beautiful streetscapes and historic buildings.
Our Business Events Coordinator can provide expert assistance to event organisers. We can assist with:
We can help with finding the right location for your event, large or small, to suit your needs. The City has a range of great quality venues it owns and operates including the Capital and Ulumbarra Theatres, Bendigo Town Hall and many high quality sporting facilities
Our Visitor Services Team can help with sourcing and booking accommodation for your event participants.
Our Visitor Services Team can create customised itineraries and activity packages for participants to enjoy, including some of Bendigo’s best known attractions.
Our team can provide assistance with organising any required traffic management plans or road closures.
We can provide advice and assistance in obtaining all the required permits for you event, including environmental health permits, event permits, filming permits and risk and public liability requirements.
We can provide advice and support when it comes to liaising with local media outlets, sourcing potential sponsorship and working closely with our Tourism Marketing Team who can assist with marketing.
We knows what events are happening where and when. We can connect you with local suppliers who can ensure your event is a success and can provide quality advice about other considerations for your event.
Support and assistance with: Sourcing venues, booking accommodation and registrations; Unique activites and attractions; delegate programs and rewards; Traffic and logistical management requirements; Marketing and promotional support; connection and local advice.