Venue & Event Details

Frame Australia attracts delegates from around the world for exchange of ideas and information, at a new and larger venue in Melbourne’s bustling Southbank precinct.

Conference program

Monday 15 June

7.30 am – 8.30 am Delegate Registration
8.30 am – 12.30 pm Program Sessions
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm Lunch break
1.30 pm – 5.30 pm Program Sessions
5.30 pm – 7.00 pm Delegate Hospitality

Tuesday 16 June

7.30 am – 8.30 am Delegate Registration
8.30 am – 12.30 pm Program Sessions
12.30 pm – 1.30 pm Lunch break
1.30 pm – 5.00 pm Program Sessions
5.00 pm – 6.00 pm Delegate Hospitality

NOTE: Catering is provided on both days for delegate arrival, morning and afternoon breaks, and lunch.

Delegate Registration
On-line Delegate Registration will be available on the website in February 2020. To indicate your interest in attending please go to Contact Us page and send your email address for notification when on-line registration is available. And save by taking advantage of Early Bird rates.

Who should attend

Frame Australia brings together delegates from the following sectors:

Building design & construction

  • Architects
  • Building Designers
  • Engineers – structural, fire, acoustics.
  • Building Professionals (Quantity Surveyors, Building Surveyors, and others)
  • Developers of residential and commercial building projects
  • Builders of housing and multi-residential construction projects

Timber & engineered wood

  • Producers, importers and distributors of structural timber products
  • Manufacturers and distributors of engineered wood panel products

Timber pre-fabrication

  • Prefabricators of timber frames, floor systems, and roof trusses
  • Prefabricators of panelised products and mass timber building construction
  • Suppliers of manufacturing equipment and production systems for prefabrication

Building materials supply

  • Manufacturers and distributors of building materials
  • Trade suppliers of timber and building materials


  • Professional and Industry associations
  • Universities and Educational institutions
  • Government departments and building regulators


Conference Venue

The conference will be held at Crown Promenade Hotel Melbourne, centrally located in bustling Southbank precinct and part of Australia’s largest purpose-built convention hotel offering state of the art conference facilities.

Venue location:

Crown Promenade Hotel Melbourne – Level 1
Cnr Queens Bridge & Whiteman Streets (8 Whiteman St)
Southbank, Vic 3006
Tel: (03) 9292 6688


Accommodation is available in Crown Promenade rooms directly above the conference area at special event discount rates.

Room rate:
Standard room only daily rate AUD$220.00
Standard room with one breakfast AUD$253.00
Standard room with two breakfasts AUD$286.00
(Premium in-room Wi-Fi access provided)

Crown Promenade Melbourne accommodation bookings:
On-line bookings can be made at the following link:
Tel: +61 3 9292 6688
Toll Free: 1800 776 612 (within Australia only)

How to arrive at Crown Promenade Hotel

Using Google Maps is easy - you enter "Crown Promenade Hotel" or "Corner Whiteman St & Queens Bridge St Southbank" from your location.

On Foot

Please allow time to arrive at Crown Promenade Hotel from the following locations:

  • Crown Multilevel car park – 8 minutes
  • MCEC (Melbourne Conference and Exhibition Centre)  – 8 minutes
  • Tram no 58 Casino East/Queens Bridge St stop – 5 mins
  • Tram along Clarendon St outside MCEC – 8 minutes
  • Southern Cross Station – Taxi – 10 min,  Walking – 18 min, Tram 12 or 96 or 109 – 15 min 
  • Flinders Street Station – Taxi – 10 min,  Walking – 18 min, Tram 70 or 75 then walk along Queens Bridge St – 14 min

On arrival at Crown Promenade Hotel

  • Take the escalator up to Level 1 from the ground floor located to the right of the Crown Promenade Reception.
  • Enter the glass doors on your right and turn right again to the FRAME/TOC Registration Desk

By Public Transport

By Car

Where to park

Enter Crown Multi-level Car Park from Clarke St or Haig St. Southbank.

Parking is on any level of the Multi-level Car Park to receive complimentary parking for FRAME /TOC.

Using Google Maps is easy - you enter "Crown Multi-level Car Park" from your location.

How to arrive at Crown Promenade Hotel from Multi-Level Car Park

Map from the Multi-level Car park to the Crown Promenade Hotel

  • Note the level and car park section for your reference.
  • Locate the Lift/elevator
  • Take the elevator to Level 1
  • Exit elevator and walk towards your right past GUESS retail store
  • Turn right at GUESS and cross the airbridge until you locate the Events Directory Board on your right announcing FRAME/TOC Level 1
  • The FRAME/TOC conference/Exhibition is on your left through the glass doors.
  • (Do not take the escalator downstairs). 

Please allow 8 mins to walk from the Multi-level car park to the Crown Promenade Hotel Level 1.

Where to validate parking ticket

There is no charge to Delegates if you park in the Multilevel Car park.

Parking ticket to be validated at the Coffee Café within the Exhibition Booth Display area

The Multi-Level Car park is for Day parking only and NOT for in-house guests. It is complimentary as part of your attendance at conference.

In-house hotel guests staying in Crown have Valet Parking at $42.00 per day.

LOST? – please ask a Crown support staff member or phone FRAME event management team on 0411 187 106.

Crown Promenade Melbourne
1 Parliament Pl, East Melbourne, VIC 3002
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