Be drawn by the spirit of long-gone gold diggers to a region rich in heritage and modern-day treasures – Ballarat and Bendigo.
With a lively combo of regional centres Bendigo and Ballarat, plus a nestegg of charming villages all swathed in rich cultural heritage, this region raises the meeting bar.
Major freeways and rail links put the Goldfields region within an hour of Melbourne and once you arrive, it’s easy to get around.
Bendigo effortlessly caters for groups up to 3,000 with a cache of leading edge venues and smaller, more intimate spaces. Ballarat boasts boutique hotels, heavenly vineyard resorts and a generous convention centre with capacity for 1,000 delegates.
Set your group free from the conference room into a world steeped in gold rush heritage, from Bendigo’s beautiful streetscapes and galleries to Ballarat’s award-winning Sovereign Hill.
Other leisure treasures include mountain biking, bush walking, retail therapy, gold panning, golf, fishing or living up the region’s flavours at swank restaurants and funky cafés.
Whether you’re planning a national conference or a cosy product launch, this region promises you’ll do it in style.