Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is Melbourne’s destination for big ideas and inspirational events.

Showcasing an incredible range of spaces, innovative design and jaw-dropping food, MCEC is home to the most spectacular local and international events and have everything you need to inspire your guests.

Key highlights

  • The largest convention and exhibition venue in Australia
  • Waterfront location at Southbank along the scenic Yarra River
  • A short walk from the city centre
  • Variety of multi-functional spaces with 40,000 square metres of pillar-less exhibition space
  • The first convention centre in the world to be awarded a 6-Star Green Star environmental rating.

A location that pulls out all the stops
Located only 20 minutes from the airport in Melbourne’s buzzing South Wharf Precinct, MCEC is in prime position for city exploring. Delegates can visit the adjacent DFO shopping centre and enjoy an array of great waterside dining in restored heritage sheds overlooking the Yarra River and city skyline. And with the Pan Pacific Melbourne and Novotel Melbourne South Wharf on-site as well as parking and public transport on our doorstep, you can expect record numbers at your next event.

Melbourne also has a superb range of accommodation to suit all budgets and delegate needs, with over 4,300 rooms within a short walk of MCEC.

Food inspired by Melbourne
Inspired by Melbourne’s dining scene, every dish on the MCEC menu provides a feast for the eyes and taste buds. But don’t just take their word for it. Arrange a private menu tasting and their seasoned chefs will work with you to create food and beverages that are perfect for your event.

Creating the perfect atmosphere
MCEC don’t just provide space, they create environments that are tailored around your event. With access to the latest technology, their team will help you find AV, lighting and design solutions that will leave your guests in awe.

Perfect partnerships
From the moment you set the date, MCEC will be on call to offer guidance on everything from entertainment and lighting right down to entrées and canapés. So whether you’re seeking advice and inspiration or know exactly what you want, the team of experts at MCEC have the skills to bring your vision to life.