Saturday, 14 January 2012

Victoria Secures Another $23.5 Million Worth of MICE

The Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau (MCVB) has managed to secure eight major congresses for Melbourne, worth an estimated A$23.5 million (US$24.3 million) to the Victorian economy.

The one national and seven international business events, all scheduled to take place at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre over the period 2013-2017, are expected to attract approximately 7,150 delegates from across the globe.

The event wins for 2013 include: the International Conference on Care and Housing for the Ageing 2013; IEEE International Conference on Power Electronics – ECCE Asia 2013; Inaugural Broadband World Congress 2013; The Mental Health Services Conference 2013.

MCVB CEO Karen Bolinger
Events lined up in 2014 and beyond include: the International Symposium on Information Theory and its Applications 2014; International Congress on Noise Control Engineering 2014; Congress of the Asia-Pacific Federation of Coloproctology 2015; and AFMC International Medicinal Chemistry Symposium 2017.

MCVB CEO Karen Bolinger said: “All of these wins relate directly to the excellent standard of Melbourne’s conferencing facilities and also demonstrate the appeal of our city to major associations.”

The wins follow the recent announcement that Melbourne will host the International AIDS Conference in 2014, the largest medical conference ever to be held in Australia

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