ACCOMMODATION

The Conference Office has selected hotels and apartments in Melbourne at competitive rates. These are easily accessible to the conference venue, and provide a comfortable and enjoyable stay for delegates.

Rooms can be booked via the registration form until Monday 18 September 2017. After this date, new bookings must be directed to the hotel.

How to book accommodation

To book accommodation, please complete the accommodation section on the online registration form. Rooms will be held by the conference organisers on behalf of the delegates until Monday 18 September 2017. After this date, hotel bookings must be made directly with hotels.

Credit card details are needed to secure accommodation. The conference organisers will forward your contact details, reservation and credit card details to the hotels and they may charge the one night deposit 30 days prior to the conference start or at check in.

Room rates

The conference rates below can only be guaranteed when delegates book through the conference registration facilities. Rooms can be booked via the registration form until Monday 18 September 2017. After this date bookings and rates are subject to availability and must be made directly with the hotel.

Rates are in Australian dollars (AUD$) for room only, and inclusive of the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

Congress Hotels

Hotel Room Type Room rate (Room only, per room per night)
Pan Pacific Melbourne
(previously known as Hilton)
2 Convention Centre Place,
(next to venue)
Hilton Guest Room
(one king bed)
$299
Crown Metropol 5
8 Whiteman Street
( 8 min walk to conference venue)
Luxe Room
(one king bed)
$270
Crown Promenade 4
8 Whiteman Street
(12 min walk to conference venue)
Standard Room
(one king bed)
$240

Payment

The rates per room per night are inclusive of Goods and Services Tax (GST), which is charged by the hotel on checkout. The hotels may charge you a surcharge for credit card transaction fees.

The hotel may charge one night deposit at 30 days prior to the conference start or at check in. Delegates must settle the balance of their account and any incidentals upon check out. The deposit for the first night is non-refundable if the reservation is cancelled on or after Monday 18 September 2017, or if you do not arrive on the date specified in your booking.

The credit card details will also be used to pay for all room nights if you cancel within 15 days of your arrival date or do not show up.

Cancellation policy

One night deposit will be deducted from the credit card provided if the reservation is cancelled on or after Monday 18 September 2017.

Please Note: 15 – 0 days prior to your arrival date, all nights/rooms cancelled will incur a 100% cancellation fee.This includes any reductions to total nights booked

No shows will be charged at the full accommodation rate for the duration of the booking. That is, all nights for all rooms booked will be charged directly by the hotel to the credit card provided at the full accommodation rate.

Early/late arrival

Most hotels allow you to check in from 2pm. If you wish to check in earlier, additional charges will apply. If you will be arriving after 6pm, please notify the Conference Office by emailing aipm@thinkbusinessevents.com.au. Failure to advise late arrival may result in your room being released.

Change of booking

Prior to Monday 18 September 2017, changes to bookings must be forwarded in writing to the Conference Office aipm@thinkbusinessevents.com.au. After this date all changes must be directed to the hotel.