Melbourne, 20-22 March 2018

The race is on! Book your flights now

In 2018, the #UDIACongress coincides with the Australian Grand Prix, Melbourne will be abuzz (literally)! Stay a few extra days to enjoy the excitement of the Grand Prix, but be aware that flights will likely rise so we recommend booking now.

Please note the option to pay via EFT/Direct Debit with Tax Invoice will be disabled 1 month prior to the conference. Online credit card payments will still be available

Congress Registration

Full Congress registration is now open and includes:

  • Attendance to all congress sessions being held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
  • Welcome Reception
  • Social Night Functions
  • UDIA National Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner
  • One Study Tour of your choice

Please note that the Laneway Bar Tour is an extra event and not included in the full registration fee. To receive the Group Rate you must be registering a minimum of 3 delegates from the one organisation. * To receive the member rate, you must be a member of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) at the time of registration.

Full RegistrationStandard
UDIA Member*$3,295.00
Non Member$3,795.00
Full Member Group Rate per registration$2,995.00
Full Non Member Group Rate per registration$3,595.00

Day Registration

Day Registration is permitted for one single day only. If you would like to attend more than one day, a Full Registration must be purchased.

Please note that the Laneway Bar Tour is an extra event and not included in the full registration fee. Please note that Day Registrations do not include any Social Functions. Tickets to these need to be purchased in addition to the day registration rate. * To receive the member rate, you must be a member of the Urban Development Institute of Australia (UDIA) at the time of registration.

Day RegistrationStandard
UDIA Member*$1,250.00
Non Member$1,500.00
Group Rate per registration$1,185.00

Social Program Registration

The UDIA National Congress 2018 incorporates some great networking events:

  • Welcome Reception
  • Diversity Breakfast – diversity in australia’s sporting capital
  • Social Night
  • Laneway Tour
  • UDIA National Awards for Excellence Gala Dinner

If you are unable to attend the Congress however wish to attend any of these Social Functions, please select this within the registration portal. Details for each of the Social Functions will be released soon.

Note there are no early bird prices available or member rates for Social Functions.

Welcome Reception$170.0020/03, 7.30pm
Diversity Breakfast$140.0021/03, 7.30am – 9.30am
Social Night$180.0021/03, 7:30pm – 9.30pm
Laneway Tour$90.0021/03, 9.30pm
Gala Dinner$290.0022/03, 7.00pm

Accommodation Options

The UDIA National Congress are pleased to offer the following accommodation options in Melbourne. Please note that availability is limited and it is recommended bookings are made early due to the Grand Prix event in Melbourne.

Crown Metropol Melbourne

The ultimate in contemporary luxury, Crown Metropol Melbourne rooms feature specially commissioned works of art, bespoke fittings and designer furniture to deliver a truly unique hotel experience.

March 201815 – 22
23 – 25
Luxe Room$290.00$473.00
Luxe Room Inc. One Breakfast$323.00$506.00
Luxe Room Inc. Two Breakfasts$356.00$539.00

Crown Promenade Melbourne

Stylish, welcoming and thoroughly modern, Crown Promenade Melbourne contemporary guest rooms ranging from standard rooms to studio suites. Featuring floor to ceiling windows giving amazing city views of Melbourne, all rooms are furnished in natural tones and feature original art by local artists.

March 201815 – 22
23 – 25
Standard Room$275.00$420.00
Standard Room Inc. One Breakfast$305.00$450.00
Standard Room Inc. Two Breakfasts$335.00$480.00

Crowne Plaza Melbourne

Crowne Plaza Melbourne is recognised as one of the best hotels in Melbourne for business travelers as it is centrally located. Guests have access to a modern pool and gym, in-house business centre, healthy in-room dining and 24 hour hotel service from concierge and reception, ensuring a comfortable experience for all.

March 201815 – 22
23 – 25
Standard Room$295.00$395.00

Pan Pacific Melbourne

In the heart of South Wharf, the stylish Pan Pacific Melbourne hotel is just 12.4 miles/20 km from the airport and conveniently close to the city center. On the South Bank of the beautiful Yarra River, the hotel offers easy access to the Docklands, Southbank dining precinct and Etihad Stadium.

March 201819 – 22
Deluxe Twin Room$336
Deluxe King Room$336
Premier King Room$366
Premier King City Skyline View Room$386