Situated 75 minutes drive north west of Melbourne, Ballarat is readily accessible from all parts of Victoria. Just over an hour's drive from Victoria's two major airports, Melbourne International (Tullamarine) and Geelong's domestic Avalon airport. V/Line offers 166 services from Melbourne to Ballarat throughout the week and 51 services on weekends.
Conferencing in Ballarat has never been easier. Offering a variety of venues, from boutique hotels, modern conference and convention centres, to the idyllic haven of a vineyard resort, Ballarat has a place to suit any group whether it is for ten or 1000 people.
We can provide event organisers with a range of services including: • Source venues to suit individual requirements • Coordination of site inspections • Liaising with other council departments for any required permits • Pre and post touring options • Provision of promotional material for event participants such as bags, tourism collateral, souvenirs and maps • Provision of an accommodation referral service
Ballarat and region offers a multitude of accommodation choices from modest to magnificent. With over 5100 accommodation beds available there will be something to suit everyone. Choose from lavish hotel accommodation, self contained apartments, three star hotels and motels, charming boutique getaways or holiday parks.
Call us today for your copy of the Ballarat and Region Planner's Guide or to discuss how we can assist you in planning your event.
Business Events Grants are available, please contact us to discuss terms and conditions.