Wednesday 21 February 2024

Your day starts with a Welcome presentation and tour of an IACC members facility, Cliftons Freshwater Place.

Opening Presentation: AI’s Transformative Influence on the Hospitality and Events Industry: Unveiling the Innovations that Redefine Guest Experiences.

Cliftons Freshwater Venue Tour.

IACC Ideas Academy Session.

Spend the afternoon at the Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event (AIME) at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC). AIME is the leading trade event for the meetings and event industry in the Asia Pacific region and connects high-quality event planners (buyers) with exhibitors worldwide. Enjoy a private tour of the MCEC and hear from the event industry’s regional thought leaders.

Returning to Cliftons, partake in drinks and canapés while watching the Australia Asia Pacific leg of the IACC Copper Skillet competition.

Thursday 22 February 2024

Experience Australia’s finest wines on a winery tour in the Mornington Peninsula. Just an hour’s drive from Melbourne, the Mornington Peninsula is also home to over 50 boutique cellar doors.

Meet the peninsula vintners, who will tell you about their famed Pinot Noir and celebrated chardonnay, and let you know the secrets of the newer regional varietals, including Pinot Grigio, Pinot Gris and Shiraz.

Dinner at Red Spice Road Restaurant, Melbourne.

Friday 23 February 2024

Explore 4 exceptional conference facilities in and around Melbourne CBD, including IACC members Karstens and more. Here, you will tour each venue and hear presentations on topical issues of the day, which include;

  • Unleashing the Power of Technology: Crafting Immersive Events
  • Orchestrating Emotional Engagement – Maximising Technology’s Impact (& ROI) in Face-to-Face and Hybrid Conferences
  • Compelling In-Person Events: Creating Unmissable Experiences that Leave Audiences Eager for More

Join the IACC Australia Asia Pacific Study Tour

Experience three days exploring some of the finest conference facilities in Melbourne’s CBD and the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria. This study tour brings together professionals of the meeting industry community and offers industry insights, networking opportunities and tastes of delicious local food & wine.

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