The VANA Industry Awards Night will be held on Saturday, 21 April 2018 at MCEC Melbourne Room 1. This annual event is a celebration of talent, success and achievement in the newsagency industry.

The following awards will be announced on the night:

  • My Local Community Newsagent
  • VANA Legends Award
  • Newsagent of the Year (Distribution)
  • Newsagent of the Year (Retail)
  • Lottery Agent of the Year
  • Employee of the Year 

This gala event will provide guests a good opportunity to mingle and network with industry stakeholders and fellow peers.

Each ticket includes:

  • A sumptuous 3 course meal
  • 5 hour beverage package
  • canapes and a cocktail on arrival

Guests will be entertained with a live band, a floor show, and a photo booth that will guarantee you and your guests lots of laughs.

  • Saturday 21 April 2018 to 22 April 2018 07:00 PM - 01:00 AM
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Getting here

BY TRAM: Tram routes 96, 109 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will all take you to our Clarendon Street entrance. Otherwise, tram routes 48 and 70 (Stop D5) take you to Flinders Street. From there, it’s just a short walk up Clarendon Street until you reach us. For tram timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY TRAIN: Our closest station is Southern Cross. Once you exit the station, you can catch the 96, 109 or 12 tram routes and arrive at MCEC in just a few stops. For train timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY CAR: If you’re being dropped off at the Exhibition Centre, our Clarendon Street entrance is the closest entrance. If you’re getting a lift to the Convention Centre, the entrance near DFO is the closest drop off point. If you’re driving in, our Exhibition Centre car park can be accessed via Normanby Road. You can view more parking options below.

BY BUS: From Monday to Friday, bus route 237 goes via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street, which is roughly a five-minute walk to MCEC. For bus timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.

BY TAXI OR UBER: If you’re heading to the Exhibition Centre, ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance. If you’re going to the Convention Centre, ask your driver to drop you off at Convention Centre Place, next to Pan Pacific Melbourne and DFO South Warf. We have two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place.

When you arrive from Melbourne Airport (also known as Tullamarine Airport), you have three options. You can catch a taxi from outside your terminal or request an Uber by following the signs outside your terminal to the pick up zones. You can also get the Skybus, which has a service called the Southbank Docklands Express that stops at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC. Receive 5% discount on purchasing tickets online by entering the promotional code ‘MCEC’.