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» How does Business Events Victoria work?

Business Events Victoria (BEV) is a collective group of conference venues, accommodation providers, tour operators, local councils, regional tourism organisations and service providers.

BEVís aim is to market Victoriaís meetings, conference and events industry by working collaboratively to demonstrate the quality and diversity of conference venues, services and settings in regional Victoria.

» Why hold your Business Event in regional Victoria?

You do not need to compromise quality or service to hold your event in Regional Victoria.

Less distractions

Your conference delegates will be relaxed, refreshed and wonít have any of the usual distractions often present when conferencing in an urban centre.  You can provide an ideal learning environment at the same time as offering a memorable and uplifting experience.

Accessibility

We have fantastic destinations within an easy 1 hour drive from Melbourne CBD.

Airports - regional hubs. We also have three regional airports that compliment Tullamarine, Melbourne:

  • Avalon Airport Ė is located 20 km from Geelong CBD.
  • Mildura Airport Ė Qantas, Regional Express and Virgin Australia all fly to Mildura.
  • Albury Airport is located just 5 km from central Albury / Wodonga.  Services are provided by Qantaslink, Regional Express, Virgin Australia and Brindabella.
  • Tullamarine Melbourne Ė Opens up many areas to the north and east of Melbourne including Yarra Valley and Daylesford  areas, The Victoria Goldfields, further north to Shepparton and the central Murray and south east to Phillip island and the greater Gippsland region.

Train Ė V-line offers regular and cost effective services to major regional Victorian centres.  Make this a unique and memorable start to your conference.

Teambuilding

Regional Victoria is especially well serviced by dedicated team building companies that will travel to any area of the state and many properties have on-site team building facilities ready to go.

How do I get assistance with venue finding?

You can utilise the extensive venue finding area of the BEV website.  These lists all current business events focussed venues within our 10 regions and will help identify the best region for your event along with the associated  venues and services available within that region.

You can also enlist the help of BEVís Business Development Manager to work with you to quickly identify your need and recommend the best region and venue to hold your event. ITíS FREE!

» What are the support services available to me for holding an event in regional Victoria?
  • Coordinate request for proposals
  • Expertise on business event and conference suppliers
  • Venue and professional support service recommendations
  • Venue finding and supplier service
  • Support for incentive programs
  • Tailor made bid documents
  • Coordinate destination proposals
  • Familiarisations
» Can BEV organise and run my conference like a professional conference organiser?

No, BEV acts as a venue finding and support service to assist venues and suppliers attract business events into regional Victoria.  It does not co-ordinate or organise business events in an operational capacity.

» I am a venue or supplier; can I receive asistance from BEV?

Yes, BEV is available to assist in any area of industry development and is in a unique position to provide advice on maximising your opportunities in attracting business events into your area or venue.

» How do I get assistance with venue finding?

You can utilise the extensive venue finding area of the BEV website.  These lists all current business events focussed venues within our 10 regions and will help identify the best region for your event along with the associated  venues and services available within that region.

You can also enlist the help of BEVís Business Development Manager to work with you to quickly identify your need and recommend the best region and venue to hold your event. ITíS FREE!

» If I am a professional conference organiser, can I use the venue finding service?

Yes, the services of BEVís venue finding and request for proposal service is totally free of charge.  BEV offers an unbiased service funded by the Victorian State Government.  You are guaranteed expert advice in finding the most suitable venue for your next event.

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