Melbourne wins huge international convention

Melbourne, 14th March: Melbourne won the bid the host the 2023 Rotary International Convention. It is expected to draw tens of thousands of visitors.

The bid was led by the Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB) and supported by the Victorian and Australian governments. Approximately 20,000 Rotary members from over 200 countries and regions will inject over A$88 million (US$63 million) into the Victoria state economy. The convention will be hosted across two venues – Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) and Rod Laver Arena at Melbourne & Olympic Parks.