Bringing the world to Melbourne

The Club Melbourne Ambassador Program unites and supports leading Victorians to establish, secure and host international conferences that promote our state's expertise around the world, boost our economy and bring thought leadership to Victoria.

With the Governor of Victoria as Patron-in-Chief and the Premier of Victoria as Patron, Club Melbourne harnesses the passion of our city's elite thinkers, bringing together leaders in diverse fields with a common goal to contribute to Victoria's economic growth and international reputation.

Owned and led by Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre with collaboration and support from the Melbourne Convention Bureau and the Victorian State Government, the program has delivered 120 international conferences worth over $685 million to become one of the world's most influential Ambassador programs.

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Club Melbourne Fellowship winner Associate Professor Sarah Spencer

Associate Professor Sarah Spencer of RMIT University becomes first recipient of Club Melbourne Fellowship.

When Sarah Spencer found out she won the Club Melbourne fellowship, she said it came as a surprise.

“It was definitely a surprise. The funding situation in Australia is very competitive for any type of grant or fellowship, so I was excited just to be shortlisted.”

2016 marked the first time a Club Melbourne Fellowship was awarded. The program was launched in celebration of Club Melbourne’s 10th anniversary and aims to support the next generation of Melbourne’s research leaders and potential Club Melbourne Ambassadors.

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