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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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Melbourne hosts largest international association conference in Australia this year

November 2016

Melbourne's innovation in the Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS) sector was on show to the world as the 23rd Intelligent Transport System World Congress (ITS 2016) moved into Melbourne last month.

Held at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), ITS 2016 was the largest international association conference held in Australia this year, and the second largest international association conference ever held in Melbourne.

The event held from 10 - 14 October attracted 11,496 visitors, made up of over 4,200 international delegates from 73 countries.

Secured for the city by Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) and ITS Australia, lead by Club Melbourne Ambassador, Professor Dean Zabrieszach, with support from the State Government of Victoria, this was the first time the congress had been held in Melbourne.
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