Kristen Whittle (Architect and Director, Bates Smart) and VRC Chairman Amanda Elliott will present the Club Stand's progress to date and unveil the next stunning set of venues, including the Members’ Bar, Members’ Lawn, Seating Decks and amazing Rooftop Garden. There will also be the opportunity to ask questions afterwards.

Taking place on Recognition Raceday, Saturday 22 July, the event will be held in the Skyline, Level 3 of the Hill Stand. The main presentation and opportunity to ask questions will take place prior to the start of the racing program for any Members who wish to catch the first race at 11:50am. The racing program will be available on screen at the rear of the venue (without audio).

Complimentary light refreshments will be available upon arrival and after the presentation and will continue to be served until 12:20pm for any Members who wish to remain until the conclusion of the event.

The event will be recorded and posted to our website at a later date for Members who are unavailable to attend. Please note that the content of this event relates to the Members’ Bar, Members’ Lawn, Seating Decks and Rooftop Garden only.

The next Meet the Makers event will take place next year, where we can reveal more information regarding the exquisite world class dining venues.

Please note: Allocation is exhausted - no seats available.

DATE: Saturday, 22 July 2017
TIME: 10:50am – 12:20pm
LOCATION: Skyline, level 3, Hill Stand, 448 Epsom Road, Flemington
TICKET COLLECTION & ENTRY: Wristbands will be issued after registration via the post until 2:30pm Monday 17 July. After this time Members are requested to nominate their preferred entry point (Members Main Gate, Hill Gate or Train Station) to collect their wristbands upon arrival. Members will be asked to present their wristband to Event Staff at the door. The recommended entry point is the Hill Gate, located off Leonard Crescent.
T&C’s: View the Members' Events terms & conditions (PDF)


Award-winning designer Kristen Whittle, director at Bates Smart, has led his team in designing and building some of the most recognisable projects in Melbourne, notably the Royal Children's Hospital and Crown Metropol.  

Photography and Videography: Footage and photographs of Members may be taken at this event and may appear in Club publications, brochures and videos. Please advise the photographer and videographer if you do not wish to be photographed. Photographers and Videographers are asked to respect Members’ wishes in this regard, but any Member may nevertheless be incidentally included as part of a crowd or background. VRC photography courtesy of Honeygem Creative and VRC videography courtesy of Tofu Digital.