For the sixth year, Melbourne was voted as ‘Oceania’s Leading Meetings and Conference Destination’ at the World Travel Awards 2019.
In 2018-2019 financial year Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) secured business events worth $507 million to the Victorian economy.
MCB Acting Chief Executive Officer, Julia Swanson said Melbourne is always top of mind for the big international conferences worldwide, driven by an array of success factors that make the city an ideal host for meetings and incentive groups.
“This award validates our excellence in the business events sector, recognising our outstanding infrastructure, knowledge capital, cross-collaboration and limitless options to experience the destination.”
“We are proud to be continuously recognised as the leading destination in the sector. Melbourne’s reputation for its collaboration is one of the many reasons we constantly secure and deliver high profile conferences for the state, which showcase Melbourne on a global stage.”