Whether you want to inspire a sales team, reward a loyal customer base, or enrich a workplace culture, you’ll find that Ballarat’s combination of living history and visitor services never fail to inspire and delight.
As well as boasting all the facilities, services and accommodation every event needs, Ballarat has a unique sense of living history that makes every event memorable.
Gold mining built Ballarat’s fortune in the 19th Century, however the city’s 21st Century prosperity is due to much more. Ballarat is a dynamic regional centre with a strong economy and positive growth in health, education, manufacturing, information & communication technology and agribusiness.
Ballarat’s economic growth is underpinned by the presence of large corporate organisations including IBM, McCain Foods, Mars, Maxitrans, and Gekko Systems.
Situated 75 minutes north-west of Melbourne, Ballarat is easily accessible. Located just over an hour’s drive from Victoria’s two major airports, Melbourne Tullamarine and Avalon airport, Ballarat is also serviced by rail with V/Line offering frequent, high speed services.
We offers a wide variety of venues, from boutique hotels, modern convention centres and the idyllic haven of a tranquil resort, Ballarat has a place to suit your group.
Unique experiences await and can be incorporated into your event. Get caught up in gold fever at Sovereign Hill and enjoy pre dinner drinks underground in a mine, enjoy a twilight guided tour and cuddle a koala at the Ballarat Wildlife Park, or join a guided tour and have your gala dinner at the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
Ballarat is also on the doorstep of the famous Pyrenees wine region. With over 20 quality wineries in the area, thee Pyrenees is the ideally located for day trips and overnight stays.
We also offers a multitude of accommodation choices and boast over 5000 accommodation beds in the region.
Visit Ballarat Events can provide you with a range of services:
o Source venues to suit individual requirements
o Coordinate familiarisations and site inspections
o Liaise with council departments for any required permits
o Pre and post touring options
o Supply promotional material for event participants such as bags, tourism collateral, souvenirs and maps
o Provide accommodation booking service for event attendees
With its many venues and activities set in a city steeped in history, Ballarat is the ideal location for your next business event or incentive group.
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