Visitor Information

REGISTRATION

This is an industry only event. All visitors must register to attend The Big Design Trade. To be notified when registrations open in May, subscribe to our mailing list here.

DATES AND TIMES

Thursday 2 August 2018, 10:00am – 6:00pm
Friday 3 August 2018, 10:00am – 6:00pm
Saturday 4 August 2018, 10:00am – 5:00pm 

VENUE

Meat Market, 42 Courtney St North Melbourne.
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Meat Market is an historic building located just north of Melbourne’s CBD in the suburb of North Melbourne.

meat market exterior

GETTING THERE

BY CAR
If you are travelling to the event by car please be aware that Meat Market has no public parking. There is a secure park opposite the venue as well as a limited number of 2 hour paid parking available in the surrounding streets. 

Blackwood Street Secure Park
14-20 Blackwood Street, North Melbourne 
Open 7:00am – 7:30pm daily
$10 all day rate on weekdays
$5 on Saturday when you use the discount code ‘TRADE2018’
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As parking is limited we strongly suggest alternative transport options such as trams, buses, ride sharing services such as Uber or Taxify or our free shuttle bus.

FREE SHUTTLE BUS SERVICE
A free shuttle bus service will operate between Meat Market, North Melbourne and the Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton every half during show hours starting at 10:30 outside Meat Market.

PUBLIC TRANSPORT OPTIONS
Tram 59 leaves from Melbourne's CBD on Elizabeth St, stopping at Royal Melbourne Hospital (stop 14) which is only a 3 minute walk from the venue.

DISABILITY ACCESS

Meat Market is wheelchair accessible.