Victorian Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren and Victoria Racing Club Vice Chairman Amanda Elliott will announce record economic impact results for the 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival at Parliament House at 9am on Thursday.
Myer milliners Kerrie Stanley and Kim Fletcher, and two female models in racewear, will be available to highlight the Melbourne Cup Carnival’s boost to the fashion sector.
2000 Melbourne Cup-winning horse, Brew, and the 2015 Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy will also be present.
The home grown Melbourne Cup Carnival is Victoria’s original major event and provides a huge boost to the economy every year.
Melbourne Cup Carnival tickets and hospitality offerings have gone on-sale this week, earlier than ever before, through flemington.com.au. Early bird pricing, offering an average discount of almost 15 per cent, is being offered for the first time.
What: 2014 Melbourne Cup Carnival economic impacts announcement media call
When: Thursday 19 March
Location: Parliament House, Melbourne. Enter through Trade Gate from Albert St
Talent: Victorian Minister for Tourism and Major Events John Eren
Victoria Racing Club Vice Chairman Amanda Elliott
2000 Melbourne Cup-winning horse, Brew
Myer Milliners Kim Fletcher and Kerrie Stanley
Two female models in Myer racewear and millinery
2015 Emirates Melbourne Cup trophy