$110 – $550

2018 Australian Melon Conference & Field Days

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Mercure Townsville

166 Woolcock St

Townsville, QLD 4812

Australia

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The 2018 Australian Melon Conference & Field Days will be held in Townsville and Ayr on 17-20 September 2018. The event will feature presentations from technical experts and field trials featuring the latest melon varieties. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn and socialise with growers and industry people. Don't miss it!

The Welcome Event in the evening of 17th September will be held on Magnetic Island with a ferry transfer from the city.

The Conference over two days (18 & 19 September) will be held at the Mercure Townsville with an & Industry Dinner on the 18th September.

The Field Day on the 20th September will be held at at Kenrose Co, 156 Johnstone Road, Rita Island, Ayr 4087.

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Townsville is serviced by a number of airlines and the venue is only 10 minutes drive from the airport. Free parking is available at the venue.

The Field Day will have courtesy buses running to the farm or you may drive and park.

What accommodation is available?

There are many accommodation in Townsville. The conference organisers have worked with the Mercure and two other hotels to offer discounted rates to delegates. Please book direct with the hotel of your choice, quoting the event code.

Mercure Townsville

Standard Queen Room - $139.00 per room per night
Standard Twin Rooms (1x queen & 1x single bed – max 3 people) - $139.00 per room per night
Superior Rooms (1x king OR 2x singles on request – max 2 people) - $149.00 per room per night
Premium King Rooms (1x king bed – max 2 people) - $159.00 per room per night
Buffet Breakfast: $10 per person per day, if required.
Inclusions: High speed Wi-Fi access & complimentary onsite car parking

Call 07 4759 4900 and quote "AMA170918", or email res@mercuretownsville.com.au
All rooms will automatically release on Friday 17th August 2018 for re-sale. All bookings made after this date will be subject to rates & availability at the time of booking.

Hotel Grand Chancellor

$143.00 room only, per room, per night
$158.00 includes buffet breakfast (1), per room, per night
$173.00 includes buffet breakfast (2), per room, per night

Call 07 4729 2000 and quote “2018 AUSTRALIAN MELON”, or email groups@hgctownsville.com.au.
Rates are also available 3 days either side of the 18th and 19th September.

The Ville Resort - Casino

Delux room $195 room only, per room, per night
Resort room $225 room only, per room, per night
Executive room $245 room only, per room, per night
Breakfast: $25 per person per day, if required.

Secura Lifestyle The Lakes Townsville

This is a caravan park adjacent to the Mercure.
Cabins are available from $80 per night.
Call 07 4725 1577 or email info.lakes@securalifestyle.com.au

Pre and Post Conference Stay

Peppers Blue on Blue Resort is offering delegates 10% off the Bed & Breakfast rate for accommodation between 12 September 2018 and 26 September 2018, when booking direct or online at MantraHotels.com.

Call 07 4758 2400 or email blueonblue@peppers.com.au. Use the code "AMA18".

Where is the Field Day?

The Field Day will be held at Kenrose Co, 156 Johnstone Road, Rita Island, Ayr 4807.

Where is the Industry Dinner being held?

The Dinner will be a buffet-style meal at the Mercure Townsville.

Where is the Welcome Event?

The Welcome Event will be held on Monday night, 17th September at Peppers Blue Resort, Magnetic Island. A ferry will be conveying guests to the island and a bus service will run from the Mercure to the Ferry Terminal.

Can I visit the farm trials at any time?

No, the Field Day is 20th September. Due to biosecurity concerns, that is the only day that the farm will be open for visitors.

What's the refund policy?

Refunds are available until 10th September 2018.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please bring your ticket.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, visit the event booking page to change details.

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, but you MUST notify us of the change.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

No, your ticket MUST match the person who attends.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Contact Dianne Fullelove 0413 101 646 idp@melonsaustrala.org.au

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Mercure Townsville

166 Woolcock St

Townsville, QLD 4812

Australia

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event

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