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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

1 Convention Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9235 8000
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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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1 Convention Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
+61 3 9235 8000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

It does the required job very well but difficult to find any beauty. It is a very functional building and good for the variety of exhibitions it holds - also very convenient for access . close to most forms of transport.Can't be compared though to...More

Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I attended a convention here and couldnt get over the size of the venue. The convention used both the exhibition and convention sections. The staff were polite and helped guide people to the right areas.

Thank Bryan P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is an asset for Melbourne and a pity it is not bigger but it falls short when compared to similar places such as in Hong Kong or San Diego. It does the job well and provides a great display place for exhibitions and it...More

Thank Oldjack
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a conference about 4-5 days at here. My first impression is this building is so big and modern. The technology inside the hall is amazing, which they can merge it and become a big hall, or can separate to few halls. You also...More

Thank NIs888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great Venue place whatever ocassion would be. I've been to different expo and out christmas party for the past 2 years was held in Melbourne Exhibition centre. Accessable with public transport and very convinient.

Thank Amy H
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Arrived 7.20pm For a concert at the plenary. Only one out of five toilets in the toilet block I used had toilet paper. One lady was passing loo paper to others under the cubicles. The staff then misdirected us to our seats sending us off...More

Thank melw615
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Recently attended MCEC for a work related conference and dinner. What a great venue. Meals and service for dinner in the plenary was amazing!!

Thank Kathleen K
Reviewed 22 June 2017

We attended a convention and it was great. The building was well planned. Lots of people to guide us and direct us. Really good

Thank redvfr750
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

The size and space inside the centre is indescribable. From the outside it is iconic set against the banks of the Yarra. Cloak room and excellent space for conferences it is a sight to behold

Thank Eddie O
Reviewed 30 May 2017

This place is huge, they can hold many conventions at once and they all seem well organised, plenty of parking as well

Thank vampslayer01
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7 March 2017|
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Response from AALtravelbuddy | Reviewed this property |
I have been to a play there and it was awful. You can only see the stage from the big Rv screens, so it is definitely not worth spending that sort of money for distant seats. The only seats worth having are up close.
Aimee B
31 January 2017|
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Response from MCEC M | Property representative |
Hi Aimee, It depends entirely on your preferred viewing experience and the type of production you are seeing. On average, the best sound and sight lines are from around Gala Seating Rows D-G (normally in front of the... More