Venue & Accommodation (VIC/TAS)


Located in the heart of Melbourne, Marvel Stadium has welcomed more than 42 million fans through the gates since opening in 2000. Renowned for regularly staging AFL, A-League and BBL action under the famous retractable roof, it is proud to be home to five AFL clubs Essendon, Carlton, North Melbourne, St Kilda and the Western Bulldogs and Big Bash League side the Melbourne Renegades. It has also hosted some of the biggest international sporting events and concerts such as UFC, Soccer World Cup Qualifiers, International Rugby Union tests, U2, Ed Sheeran, Taylor Swift, and Foo Fighters. Marvel Stadium is also currently going through a $225 million upgrade investment by the Victorian Government.


Located right next to Southern Cross Station getting to the conference couldn’t be easier. For all your transport options and directions to the best event entrance point follow the link below.


Movenpick Spencer Street

10 minute walk
Book via link for special discounted rates

Peppers Docklands

5 minute walk

Quest Docklands

3 minute walk
Use promo code QDK2005 at checkout

Savoy Little Collins

10 minute walk
Use promo code PARKSL24 at checkout

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Adorned with art sculptures and apartment buildings, Docklands is a contemporary waterfront dining, retail and entertainment hub. Wander through the pedestrian plazas to admire public murals and light displays. Head to The District Docklands to browse high-end fashion, jewellery and lifestyle pieces in an open-air shopping mall. Soak up the waterfront views, or take your place at one of many premium bars or restaurants to watch the sunset over the shimmering water.

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