More than 20 Melbourne restaurants are offering exclusive discounts to people attending AIME
2009, 17th AsiaPacific Incentives & Meetings Expo, in Melbourne next February. The Dine Around Melbourne program is an initiative of Melbourne Convention + Visitors Bureau (MCVB) and its
members. The discounts are available on the evening of Tuesday 17 February 2009 only. Bookings are recommended and an AIME badge must
be shown on arrival at the restaurant to receive the special offer.
AIME delegates can dine at some of Melbourne’s best restaurants including eight located in the Crown Entertainment Complex such as
the world famous Nobu, Silks, a superb Chinese restaurant, Koko’s for the Japanese cuisine, and JJ’s, No 8, Breezes, Brassiere and Conservatory.
“Melbourne is a very multicultural city with some of the best dining experiences in the world. We are delighted to be able to offer everyone
attending AIME from exhibitors and Hosted Buyers to all our trade visitors the opportunity to enjoy some of Melbourne’s most exclusive
restaurants,” said Sandra Chipchase, CEO, MCVB.
Acting Event Director, Elizabeth Sarian, said the Dine Around Melbourne program had proven to be very popular.
“The Dine Around Melbourne program adds another dimension to networking opportunities at AIME. This program allows the AIME community
to develop business opportunities in a relaxed environment and at the same time experience Melbourne dining at its best,” Ms Sarian
Many of Melbourne’s leading hotels are also supporting the program. Participants include: Amora Hotel Riverwalk Melbourne; Citiclub Hotel;
Crowne Plaza Melbourne; Hilton Melbourne Airport; Holiday Inn Flinders Melbourne; The Langham Hotel; Jasper Hotel; Radii Restaurant & Bar;
Park Hyatt Melbourne; Quality Hotel Batman's Hill on Collins; Rydges Bell City; The Sebel and Citigate Albert Park; The Westin Melbourne;
Grand Hotel (managed by Sofitel); ACMI Lounge and Tjanabi at Federation Square; RACV Conference & Banquet Centre, Vibe Savoy Hotel
AIME 2009 will be held on 17
and 18 February at the Melbourne Exhibition Centre.
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