Venue & Travel


The World Congress on Elite Sport Policy will take place in the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.


Set on the banks of the iconic Yarra River, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is just a 20 minute drive from Melbourne airport and a short stroll to the city centre. MCEC was the first centre in the world to be awarded a 6-Star Green Star environment rating by the Green Building Council of Australia for the Convention Centre’s innovative environmental design and operational features.


Free Wi-Fi is available at MCEC. Click here for more information.



The Conference Dinner on Monday night takes place at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, home to the Melbourne Cricket Club. It is the largest stadium in Australia and the 12-th largest one in the world.







There are a number of options for transport between Melbourne Airport and the center of Melbourne (hotels & conference venue). Two of these options are:

  • Taxis - cost around $50 AUD


For information on public transport and MYKI (which is a compulsory, rechargeable public transport card used in Melbourne metropolitan area), please visit the Public Transport Victoria website.



Melbourne has a superb range of accommodation to suit all budgets, tastes and delegate requirements. The World Congress on Elite Sport Policy 2015 has negotiated special rates for participants of the conference at the hotels below and they are all in a short walking distance from MCEC, making it easy for delegates to make their own way to and from the venue.


To book your accommodation, please follow the booking method instructions and use the discount booking code to make sure you receive the conference discount. In the case that you have any questions please contact the hotel directly with your enquiry.



Travelodge Hotel

Adina Hotel

Rendezvous Hotel



Crowne Plaza









Special offer on room price


10% discount

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10% discount



10% discount







Special Rate


Booking method


Login code: VUCONSPL15

or web link: Book TFE Hotels





Or phone: +61 3 9648-2777, press Option 1 for Reservations, then Option 2 for Existing Reservations (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm AEST)

Booking code: VU1



Booking by web link: Book Hilton


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