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Connecting Women Lunch – SAVE THE DATE

May 16, 2025 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm AEST

We’re looking forward to an afternoon filled with inspiration, connection and celebration.

Event details

Date: Friday 16 May 2025
Time (AEST): 
11:45am: Registration opens
12:00pm: Pre-lunch drinks and networking
12:30pm to 3:00pm: Lunch and program
3:00pm to 4:00pm: 
Post-lunch networking function
Format: In-person only
Venue: Sofitel Melbourne on Collins, Grand Ballroom, 25 Collins St, Melbourne 3000
Host: Karen Parr, BioMelbourne Network

Seating arrangements

We encourage you to register colleagues and friends who support women in the workplace, are role models for the next generation and champions of equality.Whether you have bought an individual ticket or purchased collectively as part of a group, all guests will be spread out throughout the room and we cannot guarantee that you will be seated with friends.This provides a powerful opportunity for networking and exploring new opportunities for growth and collaboration.We trust you will enjoy the experience of engaging with like-minded individuals who you may not ordinarily have the opportunity to meet.

Dietary requirements

When booking general release tickets, please ensure you specify relevant dietary requirements for yourself and/or everyone you are booking for (please state dietary needs simply).Given the large number of guests expected at this lunch, we kindly ask that dietary requests are reserved for those with specific food needs or restrictions.Specific food needs may include: vegetarian, vegan, pescatarian, gluten free, dairy free, lactose free, no red meat, no seafood, low FODMAP, Halal (please contact us directly should you require Kosher).Food restrictions (allergies or intolerances): if applicable, please ensure you specify ‘allergy to (food type)’ or ‘intolerance to (food type)’ when booking.Any queries, please contact Nicole Pitcher on npitcher@biomelbourne.org or 03 9667 8181.

Cancellation Policy

General release tickets:
Full refund can be given up to 4 weeks prior to the event.
No refunds will be made within 4 weeks of the event.

Interested in sponsoring this event in 2025, please contact info@biomelbourne.org or 03 9667 8181.


May 16, 2025
12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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BioMelbourne Network
+61 3 9667 8181


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