Melbourne & Olympic Parks

How to host a virtual creative brainstorm

By Lara Burnes, general manager of Premier Events & Experiences at Melbourne & Olympic Parks As many across the events industry begin to find a rhythm of working from home, there are tasks and processes that have had to adapt significantly in order to be done well. Google Hangouts, Microsoft Teams, Skype and Zoom have become ‘the new office’ for many – helping us stay connected, share info...

Melbourne & Olympic Parks reveal preview of newest venue

Melbourne & Olympic Parks has today released a video preview of its newest venue, CENTREPIECE at Melbourne Park. The preview takes the viewer on a virtual fly-through tour of the venue, which is scheduled to open in 2021. The video can be viewed here.    

Time to maximise events house-keeping tasks

By Lara Burnes The events industry is undoubtedly experiencing its biggest challenge to date. In Australia, the term ‘two’s company, three’s a crowd’ has never been more apt, with the Federal Government banning all social gatherings of more than two people for the current time. For events professionals, working from home is the new normal and many across the country are now looki...

New Centrepiece at Melbourne & Olympic Parks

Melbourne & Olympic Parks (M&OP) – home of the Australian Open Tennis Grand Slam Tournament – has unveiled the name of its new function and media centre – CENTREPIECE at Melbourne Park. Located on the south-eastern edge of Melbourne’s CBD, CENTREPIECE at Melbourne Park is scheduled for completion in late 2021. Event bookings are now open for mid-February 2022 and beyond. The venue’s archit...