Incentive travel to Melbourne made easy

Incentive travel to Melbourne made easy with the Melbourne Convention Bureau

Thinking about your next meeting, event or incentive destination? Choose Melbourne, a city where innovation and creativity meets, delivering a multitude of ever-changing and exclusive experiences to accommodate every group.

Not sure where to start? Speak to the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB). They live and breathe the city and the surrounding regions and provide a free one-stop-shop service to help you create the most memorable Melbourne meeting or event possible.

From organising your next corporate reward program and designing a bespoke WOW itinerary, to sourcing conference and meeting spaces, MCB will connect you with the right people, places and products to ensure your event is planned and executed with ease.

Unless you’ve personally had experience with a convention bureau, you may not know what one even is and what support services they can provide for time-poor event planners.

Quite simply, a convention bureau can step in and help you find the perfect products you need for your event. That might include transport options from the airport, accommodation within a set budget, off-site dinner venues, a yoga teacher for a morning yoga session, a group team activity that is adrenalin-charged or more relaxed, and right through to sourcing special locally made gifts for attendees or speakers.

With over 50 years’ experience, the MCB works with the best suppliers to ensure you have flexibility, certainty, and peace of mind with running your next event in Melbourne.

Five reasons for working with the MCB

There are actually dozens of reasons to work with the Melbourne Convention Bureau on planning your next meeting, event or reward program but here we’ve selected five of the best:

  1. Services are complementary: MCB provides a free one-stop-service to creating memorable events in Melbourne. The MCB team has a wealth of experience in executing memorable events using state-of-the-art facilities and innovative suppliers to ensure every event yields successful business outcomes.
     
  2. Create a unique and unforgettable event: From laneway activations to gala events in unconventional locations like Old Melbourne Gaol or the State Library of Victoria, event planners will be spoilt for choice in bringing their event to life with access to MCB’s expertise in working with different suppliers and what they can offer event planners. In addition to the highest concentration of conference facilities in Australia, including the Melbourne Convention and Exhibitions Centre (MCEC)  – the largest space in the country –  Melbourne’s vibrant arts and live music scene and a delectable culinary dining experience doesn’t go astray to indulge a variety of clients!
     
  3. Access to contacts across industry sectors and more. Convention bureaux have access to a variety of experts in specific industry fields and government contacts that may align with your event. MCB has the support of the Victorian State Government as well as excellent networks in academia, medicine and research institutions to name a few. You want a local speaker that aligns with your program? Ask the MCB.
  1. Provide advice and referrals to suppliers: Partnering with 150+ suppliers, MCB connects you to leading venue, accommodation, catering, entertainment, transport, tourism experiences and itinerary development options to best meet your event brief and budget.
     
  2. Access to free marketing materials: MCB can help organise print and digital destination information for delegate boosting – including visitor guides, maps, images, videos, itineraries and website content.

Whether you’ve already settled on Melbourne for an upcoming meeting or event but you need help on accommodation, venues and attractions, or if you’re still considering whether the city is going to fit your brief then you should speak to the team at the Melbourne Convention Bureau.

Want to learn more? Discover how your event can come to life in Melbourne or contact the Melbourne Convention Bureau team at [email protected]

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