Melbourne

 

 

 

Venue

Sydney, Conference Venue

Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Australia

Address: Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, 25 Collins St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Each Sofitel draws inspiration from local culture and tradition while celebrating innovation and the French art de vivre to offer a one-of-a-kind, luxurious hotel experience. From design details to exhibitions and events, discover what makes this hotel so unique.

The Sofitel on Collins will showcase elegantly chic and versatile 12 venue spaces that offers a range of configurations from events for 1,000 in their illustrious Grand Ballroom to executive meetings with endless views of the Treasury and Fitzroy Gardens or Port Philip Bay.

 

Host City

Sydney, Host City

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Melbourne, the capital of Victoria, is situated on the picturesque tree-lined banks of the Yarra River. Melbourne is located on the south-east coast and is the 2nd largest city in Australia. Over 3.5 million people live in the city, which has been voted The World’s Most Liveable City on a number of occasions. It is a thriving and cosmopolitan city with a unique balance of graceful old buildings and stunning new architecture surrounded by parks and gardens. Melbourne is Australia’s leader in the arts, sport and fashion, and has some of the finest restaurants in the country.

Melbourne is renowned for its festivals and sporting events, staging an exciting variety of entertainment each year including the Formula One Australian Grand Prix, the Australian Open Tennis, the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival, the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the Melbourne Film Festival, the Boxing Day Test Cricket, the AFL Grand Final, the Heineken Golf Classic, and the Spring Racing Carnival.

The recent Docklands development has seen Melbourne city embrace the beauty of the Bay, converting old port authority sheds west of the city into a vibrant residential, business, sporting and entertainment precinct by the water.

For the night cats, Melbourne has the most live music venues in Australia and a burgeoning number of chic and groovy inner city bars for every level and style of socialising imaginable. Melbournians are also spoilt by the quality and range of gastronomic delights available to them. And for the shop-a-holics Melbourne fashion is the envy of many, from the Paris end of town in ritzy Collins Street to the urban cool of Chapel Street in South Yarra.

For more information on Melbourne including maps and guides, please visit www.whatson.melbourne.vic.gov.au. You can also get tailored advice once you have arrived by going to the Melbourne Visitor Centre at Federation Square, open 0900 to 1800 7 days a week. Visit Melbourne.