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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC),
1 Convention Centre Pl,
South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia
Tel: +61-3-9529-4300

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Conference Venue

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is a group of three adjacent buildings next to the Yarra River in South Waharf an inner city suburb of Melbourne. The centre uses a range of features in order to achieve a 6 Star Green Star environmental rating and to become the first convention centre in the world with that rating. A conference at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is bound to be an unforgettable experience. While choosing our venue we keep in mind availability of best possible facilities and ease of access. We hope our attendees will appreciate our selection of venue.

PS: Access to the conference room is available only to registered participants

Near by Fascinating Places

  • Melbourne Aquarium 2.0km
  • Melbourne Cricket Ground 4.5km
  • AAMI Park 4.3km
  • Eureka Tower 2.7km
  • Port Melbourne Beach 3.0km
  • Melbourne Central 3.0km
  • Old Melbourne Gaol 4.7km

  • Transportation

    • Onsite car park*
    • Luxury chauffeured car service*
    • Car hire*
    • Shuttle bus service *
    • Melbourne taxi service*
    • *Charges apply

    Route Map

    Spotlight on Melbourne

    Set on the shores of picturesque Port Phillip Bay, the southern-most city of mainland Australia is rich in aesthetics, with its beauty enhanced by the meandering Yarra River, immaculate parks and gardens, public art, classical buildings and innovative design. Melbourne’s charm is characterised by its enchanting laneways, stunning waterfront precincts and trendy neighbourhoods, and provides an endless choice of shopping hot spots and culturally-diverse, award-winning restaurants, cafés and bars in weird and wonderful locations. There are plenty of things to do in Melbourne. Easily navigated on foot, the city’s confidence and success are infectious; whether closing a deal or relaxing with colleagues and new friends, Melbourne is the perfect destination.

    City Attractions

    • Melbourne Aquarium
    • Federation Square
    • Eureka Tower
    • Brighton Beach
    • Royal Exhibition Building
    • Old Melbourne Gaol
    • Gippsland
    • St. Kilda
    • Melbourne Cricket Ground and Museum
    • Grampians National Park

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