Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

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Melbourne Convention center
ChainIndependent / Other
Total meeting space11,000 sq. m
Guest rooms
1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf
Melbourne 3006

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

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Melbourne Convention center


Cocktails or Coffee

11/01/2019 – 06/30/2021

Canapes on arrival

11/01/2019 – 06/30/2021

Prosecco bar on arrival

11/01/2019 – 06/30/2021

100 Mile Shared Dinner

11/01/2019 – 06/30/2021

Get the party started

11/01/2019 – 06/30/2021


2019 Australian Food Awards - Best in Class, Gold, Silver & Bronze 2019 Victorian MEA Awards - Banquet & Catering 2018 EEAA Awards for Excellence - Best Corporate Citizenship 2018 Victorian MEA Awards - Meeting Venue 500 delegates or more / Banquet & Catering 2018 Melbourne Award - Contribution to Profile by a Corporation 2017 National MEA Awards - Meeting Venue 500 Delegates or more 2016 Gold Earthcheck Certification For a full list of our awards visit


Room features and guest services

  • Internet access
  • Luggage storage
  • View (Ocean or water)
  • View (Urban)


  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Space (Private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Business center
  • Video conference

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Portable walls
  • Staging area

Photo Gallery


Meeting Space

Total meeting space11,000 sq. m
Meeting rooms63
Largest room39,000 sq. m
Second largest room5,564 sq. m
Space (Private)Available
Exhibit Space39,000 sq. m


Local Attractions

10% Off Dining in South Wharf

1 minute away
South Wharf is home to a diverse mix of bars and restaurants for you to discover. Receive 10% off at participating restaurants and bars, when you show your event lanyard or ticket for an event at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Terms and conditions: One transaction per person. Not valid with any other offer.
South Wharf Promenade
South Wharf, AU 3006

Café’s, Restaurants and Bars

1 minute away
Whether you are starting your day with a batch brew coffee, fine dining, or simply looking for lunch nearby, we have you covered with a range of food and wine destinations for any occasion.


1 minute away
Between our world-famous art galleries to catching a game of Australian Football, we’re certain Melbourne has an experience to match any interest.

Regional Victoria

1 hour away
Get out of the city and explore the broader sights and experiences Victoria has to offer. From world class wineries to historic country towns; from breathtaking nature hikes to iconic Australian beaches, whatever you’re looking for, we have an adventure to match.

Getting Here

Just a short stroll from Melbourne’s city centre, we’re conveniently close to all of Melbourne’s favourite bars, restaurants and attractions. 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.


  • Paid parking
  • Bus parking

Distance from airport

  • 24 km from venue


At Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, they know that organising an event can be daunting, and that’s why they’ve made a big task smaller, by making it as easy as possible. From specially crafted menus designed to suit everyone, to smart technology that lets you personalise your space, they’ll help you create an environment that leaves your guests inspired. Event planning made easy. Whether you’re planning for 10 people or 1000, a little support goes a long way. When you’re ready to start organising your next event, your dedicated event advisor will partner with you to design your event and ensure everything runs to plan. MCEC provide the tech and the support. Included in your room hire is pre-installed technology which sets you up with the basics. The team will also be available on the day to ensure everything runs without a hitch. Spectacular food for every occasion. Consisting of nothing but crowd favourites, MCEC’s menus are designed by seasoned chefs to ensure every one of your guests enjoys an exceptional food experience. Melbourne’s ideal meeting spot. Overlooking the Yarra River in the heart of Melbourne, MCEC provides the perfect destination for an exciting offsite event.

Facility Restrictions

Operations Manual Please click here ( for a copy of the 2019 MCEC Operations Manual, the A-Z guide to running your event at the MCEC.

Additional Information

We are always working to find innovative ideas that provide better outcomes for our community, our customers and our environmental footprint. We will continue to deliver creative solutions for our customers and collaborate with industry partners to ensure Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is a truly sustainable event destination.


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