Accommodation bookings are now closed for the conference rates at the Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre, Best Western Plus Ballarat Suites and Sovereign Park. If you would like to made a booking via Iceberg Events, and have any enquiries, please contact Event Assistant Bella Vardanega: or phone 07 3876 4988.  

Please note that any bookings outside of the conference dates (the conference dates being in 12 November 2017, out 15 November 2017) will be subject to the accommodation properties availability and best available daily rate.

Mercure Ballarat Hotel and Convention Centre

(Conference Venue)
Address: 613 Main Road, Golden Point VIC 3350 Australia
Room type/rate: Single Room with Breakfast for 1 - $159.00 per room per night

Breakfast is served in Billy’s Bistro & Bar, from 7am – 10am, which is situated in the main reception building.

Best Western PLUS Ballarat Suites

Address: 525 Main Road, Ballarat VIC 3350 Australia
Distance to conference venue: 3 minute walk
Room type/rate: King Suite (room only) - $177.00 per room per night

Sovereign Park

Address: 223 Main Road, Ballarat VIC 3350 Australia
Distance to conference venue: 17 minute walk or 2 minute drive
Room types/rates: 
Deluxe Single Room (room only) - $180.00 per room per night
Deluxe Double or Deluxe Twin Room (room only) - $200.00 per room per night


**Non-payment does not constitute a cancellation**

Hotels impose strict release dates of 30 days prior to arrival on group block bookings held for conferences and therefore any bookings made after Monday, 9 October 2017 will be subject to availability. Iceberg Events and the Conference cannot be held responsible if all rooms at special rates are unavailable. As there is limited space available at each hotel, it is important that you book early. Accommodation will be allocated strictly in order of receipt of registration and payment.


Hotels will also be enforcing strict cancellation policies for any rooms booked over the period of this event. Accommodation cancellations may or may not incur fees, it is dependent on the hotel's group policy. All cancellations must be made in writing to the conference organisers, Iceberg Events: There will be no cancellation refunds after Monday, 9 October 2017. Please note cancelled bookings or failure to arrive at the hotel on the designated date of arrival (no-show) will incur penalties. Non-payment does not constitute a cancellation. Iceberg Events and the Conference take no responsibility for cancellation fees incurred.

Full payment for your entire stay must be received before accommodation will be confirmed.  If payment for bookings has not been received 30 days out from the event, your accommodation booking will be released.