There are several hotel options near the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, ranging from 5-star to budget accommodation.
The Conference Hotel is the new Novotel Melbourne South Wharf, 7 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC 3006, which is adjoining the convention centre. The conference organisers have made a block booking with a negotiated a discounted group rate of $270 including breakfast, but with other conferences on at the same time, these rooms will book out quickly.
To book now visit: https://book.passkey.com/go/nationalsportsconvention2018
For information on booking other accommodation visit: https://www.hotelscombined.com.au/Place/Melbourne_Convention_and_Exhibition_Centre.htm?languageCode=EN