On 24–26 February 2017 Melbourne hosted the fifth Australian Romance Readers Convention. ARRC2017 brought together romance readers, authors and publishers and provided an opportunity to talk about all things related to romance fiction.
The convention was an international event, featuring award-winning authors Kylie Scott, Courtney Milan and Kristen Callihan as keynote speakers. It also included a special Skype Q&A with Thea Harrison. Panel members included best-selling romance authors from around Australia.