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Glen Erin – The Perfect Place to Enjoy the Macedon Ranges

Glen Erin – The Perfect Place to Enjoy the Macedon Ranges

The Macedon Ranges region of Victoria is known for its outstanding natural beauty and unspoilt scenery. Located within a convenient drive of the Melbourne CBD, the area is a perfect spot for a wedding, quiet retreat or corporate function. Glen Erin at Lancefield offers the best in accommodation and facilities for anyone wanting to enjoy the Macedon Ranges in luxury and style. Here are some of the things that are on offer at Glen Erin. Conference facilities Whether you are planning a one-off meeting or organising a residential corporate...

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Thinking About Hosting a Conference in Victoria? 5 Reasons Why It’s the Perfect Place To Put On An Event

Thinking About Hosting a Conference in Victoria? 5 Reasons Why It’s the Perfect Place To Put On An Event

With every passing year, Victoria increases its popularity and presence as one of the most important tourist destinations in Australia. According to the National Visitor Survey results for the year ending June 2017, domestically, they welcomed 23.2 million overnight visitors (an increase of 9.2%) while international guests were responsible for a $7.5 billion cash injection into the state economy, showing growth in both markets is strong. Critically, Victoria is also growing at a rate which exceeds that of its rivals New South Wales and...

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Christmas Function Packages

Christmas Function Packages

With just over 4 weeks until Christmas – have you left your Christmas function plans to the last minute. Glen Erin at Lancefield is the perfect venue for your end of year celebration with friends, family or staff. We can accommodate small and large groups in their own private function space with great food, wine, entertainment and accommodation options to make your function truly memorable. Contact us now on 03 5429 1041 to discuss your requirements or to get further information on our Christmas function packages.

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Win your dream wedding!

Win your dream wedding!

Glen Erin and the Australian Bridal Industry Academy (ABIA) are offering you a chance to WIN your Dream Wedding. 1 lucky couple will WIN $10,000 in Wedding Cash to spend on participating suppliers. 1 couple from each state will WIN $1,000 in Wedding Cash to spend on participating suppliers. 34 Brides and Grooms-to-Be will WIN over $42,000 in Lots of Love Runner-Up prizes. Enter at: www.abia.com.au/bag #abiabag #abiaaustralia

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10 reasons why you should encourage staff to attend conferences

10 reasons why you should encourage staff to attend conferences

It may seem like a big loss of productivity to your business if staff happen to be absent from the office because they are attending a conference.  But perhaps it’s actually a blessing in disguise – here’s 10 top reasons why it’s actually a wise investment in both your business and your employees to attend conferences. Networking It’s either something people love or loathe, but regardless, networking is a great way to mix and mingle with likeminded people in your industry. Conferences are the ideal answer to gathering together...

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New Year’s Eve – Afternoon Jazz in the Vines

New Year’s Eve – Afternoon Jazz in the Vines

This year Glen Erin at Lancefield will be hosting a Jazz afternoon on New Year’s Eve – Sunday 31st December 2017. You can spend a peaceful afternoon in a picturesque vista enjoying music, refreshments and food. The event will start at 5.00pm and ease through to 9.00pm with ‘Kind of Blue Jazz Duo’ playing a selection of Jazz favourites. Whilst sitting back and relaxing you can enjoy an early dinner of three course shared platters prepared by the Glen Erin chefs. And of course take the chance to share a few pre-midnight...

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How to become a professional conference organiser

How to become a professional conference organiser

Would you call yourself creative and a collaborator? Are you a good listener and always thinking two steps ahead? Are you always meticulously organised yet possess the flexibility to think on the run? If these traits sound familiar, there’s a very good chance you’d make a superb professional conference organiser. Here’s how you can take this next step in your career and start planning conference and events for clients Australia wide. What does a conference organiser do? A conference organiser – also known as an event planner – is the...

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Processing information post-conference

Processing information post-conference

It is common to walk out of a conference feeling completely re-energised and inspired – your mind buzzing with new ideas and connections. You have attended presentations, engaged in discussions, networked and made new contacts, caught up with old colleagues. Perhaps you’ve even presented a talk yourself. You may also be feeling somewhat overwhelmed by the influx of new information – your brain working overtime as you start thinking about how to incorporate new ideas, changes and improvements into your own workplace. If you find yourself...

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How to run a successful conference

How to run a successful conference

Anyone who has worked behind the scenes knows running a successful conference involves months of planning, preparation and hard work. Conference planning requires a significant investment of time, money, energy and brainpower. There is also the inevitable on-the-spot trouble-shooting and problem solving that takes place on the day – perhaps a speaker doesn’t turn up on time, or the projector decides to malfunction at the worst possible moment. If you are currently in the planning stages of your next conference, here are a few helpful tips...

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Reasons you should host a conference

Reasons you should host a conference

Hosting a conference takes an investment of money and time, and also quite a bit of organising. So why do companies do it? There are many reasons why hosting a conference might be the best idea for your company, here they are: Bonding There is huge benefit from hosting an internal conference that is just for your staff. Finding the right conference venues in Victoria and booking a retreat will be so much more valuable than simply holding a staff meeting to motivate your team. There is nothing quite like the bonding that can happen over the...

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