Business Event Sponsorship VIC

Business Event Sponsorship provides businesses and organisations with funding to help with the costs of hosting business events within the City of Melbourne.

The grant is no longer available

What you get?

Funding of up to $10,000.

Who is this for?

Victorian businesses and organisations.


This program provides funding to support businesses and organisations intending on holding a business event, including conferences, showcases, workshops, seminars and networking functions, within the City of Melbourne.

The proposed event must encourage business development and capacity building in the following sectors:

  • life sciences (Medtech, biotech)
  • finance, including fintech and funds management
  • information and communication technology (ITC) and digital innovation
  • energy and environment.

Check if you can apply

To be eligible, you must:

  • propose to deliver a business event, including multi-day programs, of at least 100 people that achieves the key objectives of this program
  • deliver the event within the City of Melbourne municipality
  • have an Australian business number (ABN)
  • be an Australian registered business, sole trader, company, business cooperative or partnership and provide documented evidence of its legal structure
  • provide evidence of current public liability insurance and professional indemnity insurance policies when requested and maintain these insurances when delivering the event
  • deliver the business event within the eligibility dates (before 30 June 2023) and demonstrate how any COVID-19 restrictions may impact delivery of the event.

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Apply for the Business Event Sponsorship VIC

Find out more about your eligibility and how to apply.