1. What is CommBank SmallBiz Week 2024?

CommBank SmallBiz Week 2024 is Australia’s largest small business event, bringing together small business owners, leaders, and experts to learn, network, and grow their businesses.

This year, CommBank SmallBiz Week is moving to a bigger venue, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, to accommodate the doubling the number of attendees, speakers, and exhibitors.

CommBank SmallBiz Week 2024 will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, 1 Convention Centre Place, Southbank VIC 3006. 

Entry to the expo is via Door 7 located at the east end of the concourse. 

There are three ways to get to the expo: 

By public transport 

Tram – Tram routes 96, 109 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will take you to our Clarendon Street entrance. 

Train – The 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. 


Ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance. There are two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place. 


If you’re driving to the expo, there are five car parks available nearby: 

  • Melbourne Exhibition Centre Parking: undercover parks accessed off Normanby Road with a height restriction of 2.2 metres. 
  • South Wharf Parking: open air parks accessed off Normanby Road. 
  • Freeway Parking: partially covered parks located at Munro Street under the Westgate Bridge. 
  • Montague Street Parking: open air parks accessed via Munro Street followed by Montague Street. 
  • Siddeley Street Parking: undercover parks located just across the river with a height restriction of 1.9 metres. 
We welcome journalists and bloggers to our event. To register for a media pass, please click here.

Professional photography and video are not permitted, unless you have a media pass.

You are more than welcome to capture the event on your mobile devices and post to social media. Tag us #commbanksmallbizweek #smallbizweek2024!

Yes, there is hot food and beverages available to purchase inside the venue with vegetarian, gluten free and vegan options.
Unfortunately pets are not permitted, however service dogs are allowed.


CommBank SmallBiz Week is Australia’s leading Business to Business Expo, Conference, Educational & Networking Functions for Small Business Owners, Entrepreneurs & Start-Ups. If you are serious about starting or growing your business, this is a must-attend event for you.