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  • How Melbourne’s top liveability ranking translates into an event planners dream

    July 24, 2023

    Melbourne is ranked in the top five most liveable cities in the world according to the 2023 Global Liveability Index and also holds the top spot for most liveable city in Australia.

    The title is awarded to the city with the highest score for stability, healthcare, culture and environment, education and infrastructure.

    The criteria that rank Melbourne as a top liveable city, also translates to top criteria for event planners considering ideal destinations for their business event.

    For example, Melbourne achieved a perfect score of 100/100 for its infrastructure.

    From an event planner’s perspective, Melbourne offers world-class public transport including the largest operating tram system in the world. When delegates meet, stay and play in Melbourne’s central business district, they are able to travel free on the city’s convenient hop-on-hop-off tram system. Plus the city’s tram system is fully solar-powered, making it a highly sustainable travel option to explore Melbourne.

    Melbourne’s infrastructure also includes an exceptional variety of venues and accommodation options – all located in the heart of the city. Delegates don’t need to travel miles outside of the city to attend a convention centre. They truly get to taste what Melbourne is all about, while easily reaching their hotel, venue or a popular attraction by foot or public transport.

    Melbourne Tram with city buildings in background

    Melbourne scored highly for culture and environment (98.6/100) and stability (95/100).

    The high score for Melbourne’s culture and environment comes as no surprise, considering the city’s reputation as the Culture Capital of Australia. Anyone that visits Melbourne rates the city’s exceptional arts and entertainment options, food and drink experiences and major events.

    Melbourne’s cosmopolitan laneways and hidden bars are always popular with delegates, where they can taste the city’s melting pot of cultural diversity on menus. While the city’s diverse ethnic population lends itself to welcoming visitors from all around the world.

    Curious about why else you should consider Melbourne for your next convention or incentive program?

    Read this great outline of Why Melbourne