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A fantastic opportunity to network with venue management peers, experience some of the best venue’s in our country and learn directly from industry leaders.

The VMA hosts After 5! Functions in Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth and New Zealand throughout the year. To find out when we are coming to you, follow us or subscribe here.


After 5! Brisbane

When: Wednesday 13 December 2017

Time: 5.30 – 7.30pm

Where: Queensland Cricketers’ Club

The Mirror Room

Entry is down the QCC walkway at 411 Vulture Street, East Brisbane, just up the street from Gate 4.

Parking: 87 Linton Street, Brisbane (see attached map).

Alternatively, those catching an Uber/Taxi can be dropped off into the loading zone on Vulture Street just outside Gate 4 at the end of the walkway.


After 5! Melbourne

When: Wednesday 11 October 2017

Time: 5.30 – 7.30pm

Where: Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf

Melbourne Room Foyer, Level 2 – access is via Stair 1

Parking: Normal parking around the precinct can be viewed here.

Insert the validation ticket into the auto pay ticket machines after inserting the short term ticket you received on entry into the car park. Do not exchange the entry ticket with the validation ticket. This information is also printed on the ticket.

You can obtain a $17 discount ticket for use in the Wilson Car Park underneath the MCEC, off Normanby Road. (Please note, this ticket cannot be used at the South Wharf Car Park or any other car parks surrounding the centre.)

Speakers: Darren Southurst, Operations Interface Manager, MCEC and Steve Harper, Director of Arenas, MOPT & VMA Chair, presenting on “The Nexus Between Design and Management”