Plan Your Arrival


  • 7:30am Registration Opens
  • 8:30am Plenary Commences
  • 9:00am Exhibition Opens
  • 5:30pm Exhibition Closes
  • 5:30pm Networking Receptions Commence (Monday & Tuesday Only)
  • 7:00pm Gala Dinner Offsite (Wednesday Only)


Melbourne Showgrounds


The Melbourne Showgrounds is located just 7km from Melbourne CBD and 15 minutes from Melbourne Airport, Melbourne Showgrounds is easily accessible by public transport or car.

Arriving by Car / Taxi / Uber

Parking is available at the Melbourne Showgrounds for a fee, please check the Melbourne Showgrounds website for the latest pricing. Exact gates for entry will be advised to delegates by email closer to the event.

Arriving by Bus

  • Bus No. 472 (Williamstown to Moonee Ponds) stops along Langs Road.
  • Bus No. 404 (Footscray to Moonee Ponds) stops on the corner of Epsom and Ascot Vale Roads.

Arriving by Tram

Route 57 tram (West Maribyrnong to Elizabeth Street, City), stops at stop 32 (Showgrounds Village Shopping Centre on Epsom Road). Please note that the previously serviced stop 33 is no longer in use. Please listen to onboard announcements or check with your tram driver.


IMARC has secured a number of discounted accommodation options for delegates. Please complete your registration and we will send you the discounted options via email.


International visitors that are non-Australian passport holders will require a visa to enter Australia. To see requirements for your country you can visit the Australian Government's website here otherwise we recommend checking your local government's website or speaking with your travel agent for further information.
Delegates attending IMARC can request a letter of invitation to support your visa application by emailing [email protected].  

Invitation letters will only be provided to paying delegates with no outstanding balance. Invitation letters cannot be provided to complimentary investor pass holders, expo pass holders nor gala dinner pass purchasers.