How to build a customised Request for Proposal (RFP)

To create your customised Request for Proposal select your requirements from the search options in the 'Plan an Event' panel then click 'Search'. You can then also select other items you are interested in the area from the 'Would You Also Like to See?' panel, then follow the stages below. Alternately choose your criteria then click on 'Submit RFP' button to request your Proposal without viewing the search results.


We are your award-winning Convention Bureau to Greater Geelong and The Bellarine region.

As a division of Tourism Greater Geelong and The Bellarine, Business Events Geelong represents over 500 professional businesses in every aspect of the business events industry.

Our role is to support you by locating and connecting you with exceptional venues, unique function spaces, quality accommodation, professional support services and amazing experiences for your next conference or business event. 

Our Services are completely FREE and include:

  • Managing requests for proposals
  • Producing tailored professional bid documents
  • Hosting regional familiarisations
  • Conducting venue site inspections
  • Providing delegate boosting and event promotion support
  • Providing delegate support materials and visitor information
  • Sourcing speaker gifts
  • Assisting with pre and post touring options

Find everything you need to plan a business event, conference or incentive getaway in The Greater Geelong and The Bellarine region on our website. Search for venues and suppliers, explore the region, keep up to date with the latest news, and make use of our event planning tool box.

Feel free to give us a call or send us an email with your event brief and we can work together to make planning for your event simple.

03 5244 7119 

Professional Bid Documents

Let us assist you to pitch for and win the right to host conferences, meetings, conventions, retreats and major events for the Greater Geelong & The Bellarine region. No matter what level of experience you have in event planning, we can assist in bringing your event to Geelong by providing a professional bid document.

The team at BE Geelong also provide free assistance and impartial recommendations based on your event objectives and requirements.

Our professional bid documents are offered to anyone including Professional Conference Organisers, Event Planners and Managers, Executive and Personal Assistance an organising committee or anyone planning an event.


Sample BID Document


Hosting Regional Familiarisations

Business Events Geelong offer regional familiarisation (famil) tours to conference and meeting organisers who wish to increase their product knowledge and experience what the the Greater Geelong region has to offer. Click here to express your interest in a famil program.


Site Inspections

We will arrange and host site inspections at the venues of your choice for key decision makers. Being guided by the regions experts you will have the opportunity to experience the product and services first hand prior to your event. 

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