Success Stories


Bay City Events celebrates 30 years

Bay City Events celebrates the 30th anniversary of its signature event, The Blues Train.


Retreats and corporate events on the rise in 2024

Local wellness and corporate retreat operator, Revitalise Escapes, has reported a boost in the number of retreats by 33% over the past 12 months.


Geelong MICE product stand out at the 2023 Victorian Tourism Awards

Four of Geelong’s notable MICE products took home multiple awards at the VTIC Victorian Tourism Awards Gala Ceremony on Thursday 30 November.

Geelong industry sets sights on Kiwi event planners

Business Events Geelong partnered with RACV Conference and Events and Business Events Victoria to host a luncheon in Auckland, New Zealand this week with local event planners to showcase the region’s many event offerings.


Lon Retreat features on the Conde Nast 2019 Hot List

Conde Nast Traveller has recognised Lon Retreat and Spa in its 2019 Hot …


Business Events Geelong treats top event planners to a ‘roaring’ good time

Eighty of Melbourne’s top event managers, EAs and PAs were whisked away to …

85-year-old embarks on Great Ocean Road skydive

Ossie LeMarquand proved that age is just a number this month, when he decided to step out of a plane 15,000 feet in the air for a tandem skydive this month for his 85th birthday.


Geelong’s Provenance Wines Scoops Major Wine Award

Geelong based Provenance Wines has been named the “Best Value Winery in Australia’ by the prestigious 2019 James Halliday Wine Companion.


Five minutes with Julia Roache, General Manager, Geelong Mums

We sat down with Geelong Mums General Manager Julia Roache to learn a little more about the not-for-profit, and what you can do to help if you’re conferencing in Geelong and The Bellarine.