Mainstreet Australia National Conference 2024

What is the Mainstreet Australia National Conference 2024?

The Mainstreet Australia National Conference 2024, "Creating Tomorrow’s Destinations," is a premier event bringing together professionals and organisations from Australia and abroad. The conference focuses on the success and sustainability of main streets and town centres.

When and where will the conference be held?

The conference will take place from 31 July to 2 August 2024 in Malvern, Melbourne.

What are the main events at the conference?

The full conference includes:

- a Masterclass on "Developing a meaningful brand for your mainstreet" on 31 July
- The main conference sessions on 1 August;
- and local Main Street Tours on 2 August.

Are there any hotel accommodation discounts close to the Malvern Town Hall?

Most of the hotels in proximity to the Malvern Town Hall can be found in and around South Yarra, a short tram ride from the Conference Venue. Mainstreet Australia has also arranged special discounts for delegates at the following hotels:

Ovolo Hotel, South Yarra

To access a 15% off the flexible rate of the day, delegates can:

1. Visit their website:
2. Enter the hotel and travel dates required and click ‘book now’ – a new page will load
3. Once the new page has loaded, enter OVOLOXBIZ in the ‘promo code’ space and hit ‘apply
4. Rates will then load. All bookings are to be made online.

Como Hotel, South Yarra

To access a discounted flexible rate of the day, delegates can:

1. Visit website:
2. Enter The Como Melbourne and travel dates required
3. Under Special rates, enter EVENT1 in the ‘promo code’ space, hit Confirm and click Search

Can I attend virtually?

No, not at this time. We are focussed on delivering an in person conference that’s educational and encourages networking, connecting and having fun.


How much do the tickets cost?

Refer to the pricing table on the website here for pricing information. Note the prices listed exclude GST.

Are there any discounts available?

Yes, early bird discounts are available for those who book before Friday, 28 June at 12pm. Mainstreet Australia members also receive discounted rates.

Exclusive Offer for Local Councils: Purchase four tickets for the Mainstreet Australia National Conference 2024, and receive the fifth ticket free. This offer is designed to enable local councils to provide an additional ticket to business association staff or committee members who may not typically have access to such developmental opportunities. Contact once you have purchased the four tickets and - we will then provide you with a code for the free ticket.

What does the conference ticket include?

The Masterclass ticket includes light lunch on arrival.

The Conference ticket includes pre-conference welcome drinks, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea and a post-conference networking event.

All tickets (except for Masterclass only ticket holders) include the option to attend the Day 3 walking tour.

How can I book a ticket?

You can book tickets online using our secure ticketing platform Humanitix here

If you wish to pay via Purchase Order/Invoice please select that option and you will be invoiced directly for your order.

Please ensure you complete your booking before the sales end on Monday 29 July at 12pm.

Can I become a Mainstreet Australia member to get the discounted rates?

Absolutely! If you're not already a member, you can sign up to become a Mainstreet Australia member and then book your conference place at the exclusive member rates.

When is the deadline to purchase tickets?

Ticket sales will close on Monday 29 July at 12 pm. Please note that there will be no door sales.

For any further enquiries, please contact We look forward to seeing you at the conference!

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