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  • Unique Melbourne venue spotlight: The MCG

    December 14, 2023

    The MCG (lovingly known by locals simply as ‘the G’), is so much more than Australia’s biggest sporting stadium. Steeped in a rich history, it has been the home of Australian football since 1859 and was the birthplace of Test cricket in 1877. It's hosted Olympic Games, Commonwealth Games, Papal and Royal visits and attracts up to 100,000 fans to the annual Australian Football Grand Final. Many also know of the MCG as a concert venue for international and local performers, held charity events and dinners.

    What does The MCG offer global conference and incentive planners?

    The MCG offers a choice of 29 different event spaces, with MCG Events catering to conferences, meetings, and corporate functions of various sizes overlooking the MCG arena, central business district or Yarra Park.

    It’s the perfect venue to host an intimate meeting, a large conference or a mega gala dinner or event. Premium VIP experiences to sporting and entertainment events held during your conference or as part of your incentive program can also be arranged by the MCG Events team.

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    MCG capacities

    MCG’s maximum reception capacity is 1200 delegates, or 530 for a banquet dinner with stage and dancefloor.

    For conferencing you can find spaces for 60 delegates in a u-shape setup, 1000 delegates in theatre-style and 300 delegates in a classroom setup.

    An unforgettable business event doesn’t always have to equate to a large-scale event and MCG Events proves that small too can be epic. 

    MCG Melbourne events

    In the heart of the coveted Members Reserve is the exclusive Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) Committee Room. Featuring spectacular views towards the hallowed turf and an exceptional range of paintings, photographs and iconic features, the Committee Room depicts the MCG’s long and proud history.

    The Committee Room restaurant is available to book on non-event days. MCG Events has proudly partnered with iconic Melbourne chef Guy Grossi, to elevate your business event with an exclusive Guests of the Grossi Dining Experience.

    MCG Melbourne Guy Grossi 

    Guy Grossi is renowned as Australia’s most respected master of Italian food. Bookable for 20-80 guests, the Grossi Dining Experience includes a four-course meal with matched wines in the Committee Room, and an appearance from Guy Grossi to provide an insight into his approach to ingrained Italian traditions with Australian culture.

    Find out more about hosting a business event at the MCG with MCG Events

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    Include Melbourne in your next bid opportunity or incentive program

    Find out more about the Melbourne Convention Bureau’s free services and get in touch with the friendly MCB team for advice and assistance.