Social Functions

Welcome Reception and Banner Exchange

Date: Wednesday 11 April 2018
Time: 1730-1900
Venue: Ground Floor, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Dress code: Smart Casual or National Costume
Cost: Included in Registration Fee

What better way to start the Convention than meeting with old and new friends in a relaxed and informal environment whilst enjoying drinks and canapés overlooking the Yarra River. We promise a truly Australian experience for the opening night, with a few surprises and plenty of photo opportunities. To fully appreciate this 1.5 hour function, we recommend you arrive on time.

Friendship Dinner

Date: Thursday 12 April 2018
Time: 1900-2200
Venue: South Wharf Promenade - Venue adjacent to MCEC.
Dress code: Smart casual, comfortable shoes, light jacket/pashmina for warmth
Cost: Included in Registration Fee

Walk your way through the Progressive Dinner, featuring delicious food choices from the best restaurants in the precinct. The South Wharf Progressive Dinner will offer authentic local and international dishes with local wines to match. Located on the doorstep of the Convention Centre, Melbourne’s oldest but newest riverside neighbourhood, South Wharf, is delighted to welcome a dining experience with a difference for the Friendship Dinner. Buskers and street performers will welcome you as you make your way through the sights and smells of live cooking stations and tapas style food. A street party atmosphere will ensure a great time is had by all.

Gala Dinner

Date: Friday 13 April 2018
Time: 1900-2230
Venue: Melbourne Room, Level 2, Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
Dress code: A touch of glam or National Costume
Cost: Included in Registration Fee

Celebrate the famous Melbourne Cup, the race that stops the Nation, in style at the Gala Dinner. ‘Dress to Impress’ will be the theme of the night; think of a bright field of colour on display for the signature social occasion. Don’t miss this unforgettable evening featuring local produce. Australian dishes will feature on the menu matched with some world class Victorian wines. A live band will take to the stage after dinner for those who wish to dance the night away.

Inner Wheel Golf Day

Date: Friday 13 April 2018
Time: Bus transfer from Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre at 0630 Hit-off 0800
Venue: Woodlands Golf Club
Cost: $220.00
Inclusions: Green fees for 18 holes of Ambrose Golf, motorised golf carts, club hire, Aussie BBQ lunch, prizes, bus transfer.

The hit off time will be 8am on Friday 13 April 2018 at the Woodlands Golf Club, one of Melbourne’s beautiful sandbelt courses. After the event there will be a great Aussie BBQ and prize giving. We are looking forward to hosting a memorable event for all golfers no matter what their handicap.