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Visit for information and inspiration to assist event planners organising group visits to our region.

Running seamless events in regional Victoria hinges on the relationships you have with locals you can trust.

Though the current pandemic has changed the face of gatherings and events, we’re able to help you to plan for your needs so that your attendees have a safe and enriching experience in our region.

Whether you’re crafting an unforgettable corporate retreat, a bespoke incentive trip, a centrally-located meeting or a first-class conference, here at Southern Grampians, we’re resourced to provide free support.

Council can offer assistance with:

  • Advice & contacts for venues, activities, accommodation, tourism experiences, suppliers & support services
  • Event bids and proposals
  • Site plans, aerial maps and venue information
  • Familiarisation tours and site inspections
  • Pre-and post-event or partner program itinerary suggestions
  • Print and digital tourism information and visual content, including maps, visitor guides, videography & photography.
  • Event promotion support
  • Accessing Council or external funding sources, including letters of support
  • Destination specific corporate gift ideas
  • Accommodation solutions
  • Local contacts and opportunities for keynote speakers, site visits, industry insights and collaboration

To assist in your research and event planning, we have created Meet In Southern Grampians; specifically designed to assist professional conference organisers, meeting planners and those coordinating group travel to our region.

Meet In Southern Grampians is packed with information and inspiration to assist your planning, including 360 degree venue tours, interactive hand-painted maps, themed itineraries, case studies, activity suggestions and group-specific blog posts.

Here you can also gain access to our Regional Planners Guide, which includes detailed information on venue spaces, activity providers and listings of local event suppliers, from local caterers and hire companies to transport providers and videographers.

Meet in Southern Grampians Regional Map

The Southern Grampians (also known as the Greater Hamilton region) is an ideal base for discovering the awe-inspiring views of the Grampians National Park, the waterfalls and dormant volcanoes of Australia’s largest volcanic province, or exploring the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Budj Bim Cultural Landscape to the south. Our team can assist you to put together itineraries including visits to any attraction on your route.

Your perfect fit might be picturesque Dunkeld with its award-winning food and wine experiences and mountain views; Hamilton, boasting venues, accommodation, eateries and attractions side by side; or one of our unique towns and villages.

From volcanoes to wineries, wellness activities to waterfalls, your guests will love heading to the Grampians for your event!

Be inspired by the interactive regional maps at Meet In Southern Grampians and let's start the conversation.

Events Marketing and Development Officer
Phone (03) 5573 0239

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