Widely recognised as a leader in sectors such as health, education, medicine, science, engineering and technology, Melbourne and Victoria continue to drive success bringing about innovation, growth and advancements that are globally held in high esteem.
A strong performer across many fields, Melbourne continues to attract great minds who collaborate, innovate and inspire to deliver success. Connecting and meeting in Melbourne, opens the door to new ways of doing business in a place that consistently delivers excellence.
With an outstanding track record delivering some of the world's largest and most prestigious international conferences, our business events continue to raise the bar, placing Melbourne in the top 10 cities globally for ease of doing business and being awarded Australasia's Leading Meetings & Conference Destination (2018 World Travel Awards).
Our infrastructure paves the way for highly successful conferences and events, with world-leading facilities and venues, a 24/7 international airport, quality accommodation and an extensive transport system.
When Melbourne plays host to your conference, corporate event or incentive group, you will benefit from our wealth of experience, world-class facilities, collaborative network of suppliers as well as our passion and dedication to ensure every event yields successful business outcomes.
Australia was the only western economy to achieve growth during the global financial crisis and continuing 17 years of uninterrupted prosperity
Melbourne is home to one of the world's most harmonious and cultural diverse communities with 140 cultures and 180 languages represented
Melbourne offers the highest concentration of conference facilities in Australia and was named 'Oceania’s Leading Meetings & Conference Destination' in the 2019 World Travel Awards
Melbourne has been awarded the title as the World’s Most Liveable City for seven consecutive years, 2011 to 2017
Victoria is home to over 8,000 technology companies and 13 internationally recognised medical research institutes
Victoria is home to 10 teaching hospitals and 10 universities, two of which sit in the top 100 universities in the world
33 international airlines fly direct to Melbourne from 32 destinations, 425 times per week plus Melbourne provides an extensive public transport network
One of the world’s safest, friendliest and cleanest destinations, accredited as an international ‘Safe City’ by World Health Organisation
A straightforward visa process with support by IECN, a team of immigration experts who facilitate applications for delegates
Melbourne’s city centre has Australia’s largest and fastest free WI-FI network, making it easy for delegates to stay connected
Over 4,300 rooms available within a ten-minute walk of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC)