Upcoming Events


Melbourne: More than a game

02 May 2019

Legends Room, Melbourne Cricket Ground


ACBC Victoria invites you to our event ‘More than a game’. At this event we’ll discuss the benefits that sports and related industries bring to the Victorian economy and how to get involved in this growing sector.

With the third annual AFL Match scheduled for 2 June in Shanghai between St Kilda and Port Adelaide, the excitement is building.  We are pleased to bring you sector experts who will hold an in-depth panel discussion about the business of sport, the China market and share their success stories.

This forum will focus on topics including:

  • Victoria’s export of various sports
  • The allied businesses associated with sporting industries
  • The impact of sports industries on the Victorian economy
  • How organisations can leverage opportunities that arise from major sporting events

At this event you’ll hear from


  • Matt Finnis, CEO St Kilda Football Club
  • Simon Davenport, General Manager - Marketing, NBL
  • Bart Campbell, Executive Chairman, Melbourne Storm
  • Caroline Ralphsmith, Executive General Manager for Customer Engagement, Victoria Racing Club 


  • David Stevenson, GM China & India, Head of Audiences, Products & Innovation, AFL

And a case study from:

  • Enda Cunningham, Head of On Site Revenue, Tennis Australia
  • Michelle Lopes, Tourism Manager, Tennis Australia

Date: Thursday 2 May 2019 
Time: 11.45am for 12.00pm – 2.00pm 
Venue: Legends room, Melbourne Cricket Ground 
Cost: $66 ACBC Members $99 General Admission (+GST and online booking fee) 
Sit down light lunch to be provided 

This event is proudly supported by Global Victoria