Melbourne leads the way in culture, health and sciences, ICT, renewable energy and infrastructure, supported by state-of-the-art venues and conferencing facilities.
Known for its game-changing innovations and initiatives, Melbourne is home to some of the world’s best scientific and creative minds and inventions. It was the birthplace of the bionic ear, and is a leader in HIV research and nanotechnology.
Not only does Melbourne excel in research and development, it also has an outstanding track record for hosting large and prestigious international conferences, including the International Society of Thrombosis and Haematosis in 2019.
Further enhancing Melbourne’s first-class business events capabilities, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is the largest convention and exhibition space in Australia. Spanning more than 70,000 square metres, the centre features a banquet room that can cater for 450 guests and 9,000 square metres of pillar-free exhibition space.