National Business Events Program VIC

This program provides events organisers with funding to host business events in Melbourne and regional Victoria.

Close date: 31 Dec 2021.

What do you get?

Funding of up to $90,000 for events to be held in Melbourne and up to $25,000 for events to be held in regional Victoria.

Who is this for?

Business events organisers.


The program provides business event organisers with funding to support actual costs for hosting their event, including accommodation, venue hire, transport and other event costs.

There are 2 funding streams available:

  • events held in Melbourne
  • events held in regional Victoria.

What are the eligibility criteria?

To be eligible, the business event must:

  • have a minimum 2-day business event program (with one-night stay)
  • be a business to business (B2B) event
  • be held prior to 31 December 2023
  • have not yet contracted a venue.

How do you apply?

Find out more about eligibility and how to apply at National Business Events Program.