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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 via mobile

We came here from Melbourne to see the wizard of oz .. Centre was well organized and there was plenty of signage . Staff were in every corner and were extremely helpful and friendly .. Right in the city district easy to get to .....More

Thank Frano66
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Massive centre, got everything one expects from such a venue, good signposting and announcements of current sessions via a few electronic noticeboards and screens. Great location alongside the river and Docklands. Hate to think how much it costs to air condition this vast built space...

Thank BoneandBtwo
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As far as convention centres go it ticks most of the boxes. Large, vast spaces to stage expos like the one I attended. Easy to get to being on the Yarra river & next to Southbank. Tram stop outside and walking distance to central Melbourne...More

Thank icantgetadamdname
Reviewed 23 September 2017

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is popularly known as Jeff's Shed, named after Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett, who promoted its establishment. The MCEC is used for conferences and trade shows, amongst other things.. The MCEC is in easy walking distance of the Crown...More

Thank Jeffry B
Reviewed 17 September 2017

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 15 September 2017 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 9 September 2017

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 26 August 2017

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 25 August 2017 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
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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
1 February 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