The Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) has had a flying start to the 2013/14 financial year with 10 major international conference wins for Melbourne.

These international conferences combined will inject an estimated AU$55 million into the Victorian economy and attract in excess of 10,500 delegates over the next five years, and include:

-       Childhood Trauma: Understanding the Basis of Change (August, 2014)

-       International Feng Shui Convention (November, 2014)

-       ACM International Conference on Management of Data (May, 2015)

-       Annual Conference on Global Economic Analysis (June, 2015)

-       69th Annual Assembly and International Conference of the International Institute ofWelding (July, 2016)

-       International Biotechnology Symposium (October, 2016)

-       Annual World Conference on Carbon (July, 2017)

-       International Union of Phlebology Xviii World Meeting (October, 2017)

-       World Congress on Intensive and Critical Care Medicine (September/October, 2019)

-       World Engineers’ Convention (November, 2019)

“Winning these events for Melbourne is a great start to the financial year and I am thrilled we have been able to achieve these results so early on; this wouldn’t have been possible without the support of MCB’s strategic partners, members, bidding partner organisations and local and state government,” said Chief Executive Officer of the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB), Karen Bolinger.