Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre

The internationally renowned Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre brings people together to deliver world-class events and create memorable visitor experiences.

Leading technology capabilities, award-winning food made in-house and exceptional customer service are just the beginning at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

Hosting over 1000 events each year, MCEC spans more than 70,000 square metres including exhibition bays stretching almost half a kilometre, 57 meeting rooms and the venue's centrepiece, Plenary.

Location


MCEC is located on the banks of the iconic Yarra River in South Wharf. Plenary is easily found within the Convention Centre, accessed via Convention Centre Place or a short walk down the Exhibition Centre Concourse from the Clarendon Street entrance.

Melbourne Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
2 Clarendon St South Wharf 3006 [map Google] [map PDF]

Includes: Clarendon Auditorium, Goldfields Theatre and Plenary.

Melbourne Plenary | Melbourne Convention Centre | More..
1 Convention Centre Pl South Wharf 3006 [map]

Upgrade Complete


The $205 million expansion and upgrade of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is complete adding 20,000sqm of event space and 9000sqm of new exhibition hall. It also includes the Novotel Hotel and multi-level car park.

Getting There


Arriving by Taxi

For the Exhibition Centre ask driver to drop off at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC.

For the Convention Centre ask driver to drop off at Convention Centre Place next to the Pan Pacific Melbourne.

Arriving by Tram

Tram routes 96, 109 and 12 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will all take you to our Clarendon Street entrance. Otherwise, tram routes 70, 75 and the City Circle (Stop D5) take you to Flinders Street. From there, it's just a short walk up Clarendon Street until you reach us.

Arriving by Train

Train and then tram. Take the train to Southern Cross Station. Go to Spencer St to catch the 96 tram or go to Collins Street to catch the 12 or 109 which all and stop opposite MCEC.

Arriving by Bus

The SkyBus transports visitors direct from Melbourne Airport to Southern Cross Station.

Skybus also has a service called the Southbank Docklands Express that stops at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC.

MCEC is a 10 minute walk from the station or catch tram 96 which stops opposite the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC. Bus route 237 operates to and from Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street. Visit for timetable information.

Melbourne Car Parking

Exhibition Centre Carpark

Company: Wilson Parking Opening hours: 24/7 hours Enter/Exit: Normanby Road Clearance Height: 2.2 metres Please note that our car park can reach capacity early in the day during busy events.

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Siddeley Street Carpark

Company: Care Park Opening hours: 24/7 hours Enter/Exit: Corner of Siddeley Street and Flinders Street, Docklands Clearance Height: 1.9 metres

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Freeway Carpark

Company: Wilson Parking Opening hours: 24/7 hours Enter/Exit: Normanby Road and Munro Street. Collect a validation ticket when making a purchase from DFO and receive a 50 per cent discount on your parking rate.

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South Wharf Retail Carpark

Company: Wilson Parking Opening hours: 24/7 hours Enter/Exit: Convention Centre Place or Munro Street Clearance Height: 2.1 metres

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Montague Street Carpark

Company: Care Park Opening hours: 24/7 hours Enter/Exit: Munro Street

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Melbourne More about Parking inc maps.

Accommodation


Where to stay near the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Hotels

Melbourne Crown Promenade
Melbourne Crown Towers
Melbourne Crown Metropol
Melbourne Quay West Suites Melbourne
Melbourne The Langham Melbourne
Melbourne Pan Pacific Melbourne
Melbourne Novotel Hotel (next door)
Melbourne AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne (New)

Hotels nearby

Melbourne South Wharf & Southbank Area Hotels

❊ What's On ❊


Australian International Furniture Fair 2024 - Wednesday 17 July 2024

Decor + Design 2024 - Wednesday 17 July 2024

Melbourne Craft & Quilt Fair 2024 - Wednesday 24 July 2024

Reed Gift Fairs | Melbourne - August 2024 - Saturday 3 August 2024

AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair 2024 - Saturday 3 August 2024

Electric SUV Expo 2024 - Friday 9 August 2024

Procurement Australia Conference 2024 - Collaborating For Purpose - Friday 16 August 2024

International Mass Spectrometry Conference 2024 - Saturday 17 August 2024

Franchising & Business Opportunities Expo 2024 - Saturday 17 August 2024

PAX Australia 2024 - Friday 11 October 2024

China Clothing Textiles and Accessories Expo 2024 - Tuesday 19 November 2024

Melbourne Design Fair 2025 - Thursday 8 May 2025


❊ Address ❊


 ⊜  2 Clarendon St, South Wharf 3006 View Map
 ✆ Telephone: (61 3) 9235 8000
2 Clarendon St,South WharfVictoria(61 3) 9235 8000




❊ Web Links ❊


Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre 

www.mcec.com.au

www.facebook.com/themcec

MAP (PDF)

❊ Also See.. ❊


South Wharf Promenade


AC Hotel by Marriott Melbourne - Southbank


Plenary | Melbourne Convention Centre


The Tea House


Goldfields Theatre


Clarendon Room, Auditorium and Foyer


Melbourne Convention Bureau (MCB)


The Lume Melbourne: Digital Art Gallery


Cat Lovers Festival 2024


Anthony Douglas: 2022 World Barista Champion


Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years Of Genius



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Accessibility: Contact the venue for accessibility information.


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