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  • Who's on the Melbourne, Victoria stand at AIME 2024?

    December 12, 2023

    Planning on visiting the Asia Pacific Meetings & Incentives Event (AIME) in February 2024? Make sure to allocate time to visit the Melbourne, Victoria stand!

    In addition to the friendly team from the Melbourne Convention Bureau, you’ll also get to catch up with a number of high quality MCB partners exhibiting on the stand.

    Here’s a preview of who you can meet


    Showtime Event Group

    Showtime Event Group is Melbourne’s leading event venue and catering company. Catering to business events of all sizes, Showtime Event Group provides access to and end-to-end services at some of the most amazing venues in Melbourne and surrounds, including:

    Showtime Events Centre


    Grazeland is Melbourne’s most exciting culinary precinct – bringing tantalising food and entertainment together in one fabulous location.

    Situated just five kilometres from the Melbourne CBD, Grazeland provides a festival environment featuring live performance stages and roving entertainers, all in one incredible atmosphere that celebrates Melbourne’s amazing food culture.

    Located next to the popular Scienceworks attraction, visitors to Grazeland can enjoy views over Melbourne's city skyline all year round with two-thirds of the precinct under roof protection.

    Grazeland's stand up capacity is 5000, or 2000 seated.

    Grazeland Melbourne


    Saxton is Australasia's leading Speakers Bureau and talent agency, with access to hundreds of the best thought leaders and changemakers. With 50+ years in the events industry, let their experience inspire yours. At their booth at the Melbourne Victoria, stand you can meet with a member of their expert team to discuss your upcoming events calendar and gain insight on trending topics and exciting new Speakers in 2024. 


    Victoria Pavilion | Melbourne Showgrounds

    Melbourne Showgrounds inspires you to think bigger about your event. Conveniently located close to the CBD, the Showgrounds is Melbourne's largest and most versatile indoor/outdoor venue.

    With purpose-built exhibition and event facilities including the state-of-the-art function venue Victoria Pavilion, meticulously restored heritage buildings, and an abundant variety of outdoor spaces over 19 hectares, Melbourne Showgrounds offers unparalleled versatility for all types of events including exhibitions, conferences and trade shows.

    Melbourne Showgrounds Victoria Pavilion

    Pullman Melbourne on the Park

    The upscale Pullman Melbourne on the Park is situated in picturesque East Melbourne overlooking the iconic MCG (Melbourne Cricket Ground), Melbourne Park and the beautiful Fitzroy Gardens.

    As one of the top meeting and conference destinations in Melbourne CBD, the hotel combines 419 contemporary rooms and suites with world-class meeting venues and personalised event support.

    Pullman Melbourne on the Park offer venue hire for boardroom meetings for six, stylish cocktails for 1,000, or exhibitions for up to 45 displays. Governor Wing rooms with MCG and Fitzroy Garden views, a grand ballroom and 11 event rooms meet your every need.

    Pullman Melbourne on the Park

    Restaurant Associates | Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo

    Restaurant Associates provide unique, wildlife-inspired venues at both Melbourne Zoo and Werribee Open Range Zoo.

    At Melbourne Zoo, venues include a custom-built Leopard Lodge, where guests can hear lions roar on occasion, and the Bong Su room located in the heart of the South east Asian themed trail of the elephants.

    There are also the Lakeside and Rainforest rooms with views of the picturesque Japanese Gardens and lake. The Lakeside room is perfect for larger special occasions and the Rainforest room has its own private animal exhibit of Tamarin Monkeys. If the great outdoors appeal, there’s also a choice of 12 lawns and six pavilions offering an ideal location for more casual gatherings. The spaces on offer are perfect for any occasion and have the ability to hold up to 240 people for a sit down dinner and up to 500 for a cocktail function (or they can incorporate their outdoor spaces to cater for thousands).

    Melbourne Zoo Restaurant Associates

    Werribee Open Range Zoo recreates the look and feel of the African Savannah in Melbourne, just 30 minutes’ drive from the central business district. Developed around the tranquil natural surrounds and wide open spaces of the Werribee River district, the 200 hectare property is home to some of Africa’s most iconic animals, as well as wildlife from the grasslands of Asia, North America and Australia.

    Delegates can experience a private bus tour on the African Savannah, while business event planners have access to spaces such as the African Kia Lawn which  offers an outdoor dining experience. It's an ideal choice for corporate events looking for an atmospheric setting or a dining destination with a difference. The large grassy surrounds are an inviting place for guests to relax but also large enough for corporate games and team building exercises.

    Their Chongola Hut is the perfect place to host an intimate BBQ function and the Slumber Dining Hut is ideal for those looking for a unique conference experience complete with picturesque views. Werribee Open Range Zoo also provides organisations with opportunities for team building, staff professional development and animal encounters.

    Restaurant associates Werribee Zoo 

    Chadstone The Fashion Capital

    Chadstone The Fashion Capital is the southern hemisphere’s largest retail and lifestyle destination and a world-renowned fashion and entertainment hub for locals and visitors. It features over 550 stores, 95 dining and fresh food outlets and more than 40 luxury brands, all under one roof. Conferences and tourist groups are a specialty of Chadstone The Fashion Capital - their Welcome Program for visitors includes lux gift bags and a Tourist Shopping Passport containing more than 100 exclusive deals and value adds. There is also a welcoming Visitor Lounge and the 250 room Hotel Chadstone MGallery by Sofitel connected to this world-class destination.

    Chadstone the Fashion Capital

     Hotel Chadstone Melbourne M Gallery

    A sanctuary of style, the Hotel Chadstone Melbourne M Gallery offers the perfect luxury escape and meeting venue nestled close to the city of Melbourne. Bathed in natural light and with a unique sense of design, Hotel Chadstone Melbourne MGallery is the ideal venue to engage, motivate and inspire delegates. With eight adaptable spaces, across more than 1,000m², their specialist team of event planners can bring to life bespoke events for up to 400 guests. Their ground floor event space features six flexible spaces perfect to host seated events or standing cocktail events.

    The opulent ballroom is ideal venue for company AGM's, seminars, product and car launches, gala dinners, weddings, awards dinners or private celebrations. Altus Events, their skyline private event space, located on Level 12 is a remarkable venue waiting to be discovered. The sweeping views across Melbourne are spectacular day or night. This intimate space can host up to 100 guests for a seated dining experience. Intimate events can also be created in the rooftop bar or one of the two exclusive penthouse suites in conjunction with your events specialist. 

    Hotel Chadstone

    Mercure Melbourne Doncaster

    The award-winning Mercure Melbourne Doncaster delivers the next generation of the global Mercure brand, offering authentic modern Mercure elegance and leading environmental sustainability practices, including elimination of single use plastic bottles in their hotel.

    Located on the elevated hills of Doncaster, 15km east of Melbourne CBD and adjacent to Westfield Doncaster Shopping Centre, the hotel presents 183 sophisticated guest rooms and suites, six fully equipped function spaces, and expansive outdoor terrace areas perfect for social gatherings and meetings.

    Mercure Doncaster Melbourne

    Novotel Melbourne on Collins

    With unparalleled flexibility and a unique and innovative approach to the management of each professional event, Novotel Melbourne on Collins provides an exemplary and personalised meetings experience from start to finish. Eight meeting rooms highlighted by their pillarless ballroom are ideal for conferences up to 180 cabaret-style or 380-theatre style. Novotel Melbourne on Collins also offer private boardrooms and small meeting rooms all in one dedicated conference and event space which opens into their function foyer perfect for breaks, displays or exhibition space. 

    Novotel Melbourne Preston

    Novotel Melbourne Preston is only 20 minutes from the CBD and Melbourne Airport, located in Melbourne's inner north. With 383 guestrooms and suites, plus 15 flexible and modern event spaces, Novotel Melbourne Preston can cater for intimate meetings to large scale conferences and celebrations. Whether it is a cocktail event, fundraising dinner or trade show, their experienced team are ready to offer professional advice and assistance. From their ballroom catering up to 500 people cocktail-style, to more modestly sized meetings, Novotel Melbourne Preston is Melbourne’s premier conferencing destination. Stylish accommodation options, a restaurant and extensive facilities makes it the perfect choice for that overall experience.

    Novotel Melbourne Preston

    Melbourne Convention Bureau

    And lucky last...make sure to catch up with the Melbourne Convention Bureau. Our team of experts will be able to point you in the right direction and provide free advice and assistance to turn your next business event in Melbourne into a huge success. 

    Melbourne Convention Bureau stand at AIME

    How to book an appointment with exhibitors on the Melbourne, Victoria stand?

    If you're a Hosted Buyer you can pre-schedule appointments via the AIME meeting platform/event app. Visitor Buyers can make appointments via this app from 8 February 2024. It’s free to attend as a Visitor Buyer - visit the AIME website to register and we’ll see you at the Melbourne, Victoria stand!