Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) Acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Narrm, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and to Elders of all First Nations communities that visit MCEC.

International Women’s Day Longest Lunch

International Women’s Day Longest Lunch 2024
  • Fri 8 March, 12:00pm - 3:00pm

Aligning with the 2024 theme ‘#inspireinclusion’, we are thrilled to announce that our guest speaker will be none other than Sarah Walsh, former Matilda star and now Australia’s Head of Women’s Football, whose mission it is to reform the game to ensure the future culture of the sport is an inclusive arena for all women. With the recent World Cup and approaching Paris Olympics, few teams have captured the hearts and minds of the Australian public like the Matildas, and Sarah plans to leverage this momentum to create programs and policy that is fit for purpose and legacy building for the sport and the broader community. We invite all members to join us and encourage you to consider the gender split of your invitees and guests in support of our 40:40:20 initiative when planning for what will be a celebration of the incredible contribution that women have made to our industry. It will be a fun and inspirational event (not to mention networking heaven) and we can’t wait to welcome all members. Block out the day and book now to avoid missing out.




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