Accommodation will be held at the following hotels. We recommend you book at least 60 days prior to the conference as hotels require unsold rooms to be released at 90,60, 45 and 30 days prior.

Within 30 days of the conference you will need to contact the hotel directly to see if the Conference rates are still available and whether there is any availability.

All rates are per room, per night and do not include breakfast, unless otherwise specified.


The online registration form allows you to book available rooms. You need to provide credit card details, which will be forwarded to the hotel to guarantee your booking.

Please email us your accommodation requirements if you have already registered for the Conference.

Extended Bookings

Please email us if you wish to extend your accommodation booking before or after the Conference. This is subject to availability and additional charges may apply.


Accommodation and incidental expenses need to be settled using a credit card when you check out.

You can arrange to pay your accommodation using a third-party credit card, by completing the Credit Card Authorisation form and emailing it to your confirmed hotel 30-days prior to the conference.

Please email us if you wish to be invoiced for your accommodation with your registration. Any pre-payments made to Conference Design will be forwarded to your hotel. Pre-payments need to be received 30 days prior to the conference.

Changes and Cancellations

Please note the cancellation policies listed for each hotel. Cancellations and no-shows will attract a fee of at least one night’s accommodation. However, each hotel’s policy varies and late cancellations and no-shows may be charged for all the nights booked.

Please email us any cancellations and date changes.

Early Check-in Requests

Early check-in and late check-out requests are subject to availability on the day and cannot be confirmed by Conference Design.

You can enter special requests for early check-in in the “Special Requests” field of your reservation. The hotel will do its best to accommodate your request on the day. Please enquire about the status of your request at the front desk upon check-in.

Pullman Albert Park

65 Queens Rd, Melbourne, VIC 3004

Conference Venue

Pullman Guest Room – $235 per room per night 

Mercure Guest Room – $185 per room per night 

With its attractive location, Pullman Melbourne Albert Park offers a wide range of facilities, such as Windows Restaurant, the Espresso Bar and the Atrium Bar and the Lounge, a pool, sauna and fitness centre.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations between 72 and 24 hours of arrival will incur 1 night’s accommodation charge.

Cancellations within 24 hours of arrival and no-shows will be subject to 100% cancellation fee for all nights booked.

Mantra St Kilda Road

Mantra Studio

568 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, VIC 3004

6 minute walk to conference venue

The hotel has a minimum 2 night stay policy.

Studio Room (King Bed or 2 Single Beds) – $159 per room per night

*maximum occupancy 2 people

1 Bedroom Executive Apartment (Queen Bed) – $179 room per night 

*maximum occupancy 2 people

 2 Bedroom Apartment  (King Bed + 2 Single Beds) – $199

*rate quoted is based on standard occupancy of up to 4 people, maximum occupancy is 5 people

Mantra St Kilda Road boasts large, full serviced apartments that feature gourmet kitchens, spacious bedrooms, and balconies with spectacular views across Albert Park Lake and the city from select apartments.

Hotel rooms contain iPod docking stations, WiFi and broadband internet (fees apply), LCD TV with digital channels, and climate controlled air conditioning.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations between 30-15 days prior to arrival will incur 1 nights’ accommodation charge.

Cancellations or no-shows between 14-0 days prior to arrival will be subject to 100% cancellation fee for all nights booked.


Seasons Heritage

Seasons-Heritage-Melbourne-Room-Landing website image

572 St Kilda Rd, Melbourne, VIC  3004

6 minute walk to conference venue

1 Bedroom Apartment – $145 per room per night

2 Bedroom Apartment – $290 per room per night 

Old-world charm meets modern convenience at Seasons Heritage. Set back from leafy St Kilda Road, the historic façade of this beautifully restored heritage-listed building sets it apart from its newer neighbours. A stay with Seasons Heritage is like stepping back in time, without giving up any modern creature comforts.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations within 30 days prior to arrival will incur one night’s accommodation charge.

Cancellations within 21 days or less prior to arrival is subject to the entire accommodation charge for each night cancelled.