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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

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Address: 1 Convention Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
Phone Number: +61 3 9235 8000
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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre understands connections are what...

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre understands connections are what make an event memorable.It’s about having the right spaces for people to connect. Leading technology to drive creativity. Fresh award-winning food made in-house. Teamed with people who have the skills and experience to help you bring it all together. MCEC is the place to connect people and ideas. Our multi-functional Plenary, 52 meeting rooms and 30,000 square metres of pillar-less exhibition space are just the beginning. We’ve hosted everything from meetings, conventions and exhibitions to concerts, tradeshows and gala dinners.Connect with success at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

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They have conventions down to a fine art. Great catering and friendly staff.

I go to a number of conventions and expos here every here. This particular convention supplied food and drink via morning tea and lunch to over 1000 participants. The gluten free... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Australia to attend PAX, hosted at the convention center. It was incredibly easy to get to, with trams parking right outside. It was a huge venue with a modern feel.

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

I go to a number of conventions and expos here every here. This particular convention supplied food and drink via morning tea and lunch to over 1000 participants. The gluten free options were notably fabulous. There was a large choice of savoury and sweet goodies at morning tea with excellent staff keeping the "Dietary Requirements" food for those with dietary... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is a great place to hold or attend a conference. The Convention Centre is located on the Yarra River in South Wharf and on the tram line as well. You can get to within one stop of the Convention Centre on a free trams from the Melbourne CBD but its also within walking distance.... More 

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Feilding, New Zealand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

Incredible venue - right on the river which is very pleasant to get outside in between sessions. Very close to the DFO which is a must visit for great shopping. The venue has two pop up type of coffee places which is needed for a decent coffee.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Very spacious. Set up for a large function perfect. Large stage Great back wall for broadcasting speaker and data Waiting staff ..hhmm quick to take your plate but very efficient serving water and srinks. Food served was really nice Good selection Desert lovely Coffee served after

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

I have used these facilities on several occasions, every time I have been very impressed by the staff and facilities

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Nice convention centre, come here for a convention and then an awards night shindig. The place is huge and makes a great event

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

On 5th Oct 2016, I have visited Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. The reason for my visit was All-Energy Australia Exhibition & Conference 2016 which was free event. The conference rooms designed very well that can fit large number of people in that. enough space for walk around. Beverage and drinks arranged which was impressive.

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Exhibited here . Great venue, very good facilities however quite difficult to access loading dock as signage is poor. Even harder with large truck and trailer too. Once inside all good. Close to cbd, and hotels and restaurants too.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

On the 26th of September 2016 I had the distinct pleasure of seeing the Louis Theroux live show. The seating was comfortable with plenty of leg room. The Acoustics and visuals for the show were very well performed. The stars in the venue were helpful and courteous. The toilets were kept clean. I had the misfortune of leaving my wallet... More 

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