Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
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MCEC is Melbourne’s home for extraordinary events and experiences. We host more than 1,000 events each year, each one like no other. We have beautiful spaces, innovative menus and the best people in the business. Discover the difference at MCEC
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  • Kufunda
    9 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    A memorable Convention
    I attended the Rotary International Convention and returned with memories of a wonderful networking experience. The place is well-suited for large conferences, clean, clean, with a tram system that takes you to the front of the complex. At no time did I feel lost because of the clear signage. The Exhibition Hall area was well laid out, and a helpful IT support system supported the breakaway rooms. During the breaks, restaurants are nearby, and one can walk along the Yarra River bank with its backdrop of the city and splendid architecture. Well worth the visit!
    Visited May 2023
    Travelled on business
    Written 2 July 2023
  • Debadrita M G
    Melbourne, Australia18 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    MCEC - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center
    MCEC - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center. This is a massive infrastructure, organizes public events and Exhibitions. All sorts of corporate events, celebrity events are taken place. My husband and I enjoyed Shreya Ghoshal's show there. Huge centre right on the Yarra River it is well served by public transport and is just across the river from the CBD.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 6 July 2023
  • Traveller
    Melbourne, Australia17,365 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    BBC Studios Seven Worlds, One Planet
    My wife and I visited this place to attend the following exhibition: Quote from their website: "Travel the natural world and journey across the seven continents in one epic experience narrated by David Attenborough. This immersive exhibition brings together state of the art audio visual technology and breathtaking footage from BBC Studios Seven Worlds, One Planet on an unrivalled scale. The BBC EARTH EXPERIENCE is not to be missed." The show was spectacular. Melbourne is the first city outside of the UK to host this Exhibition, so it was a privilege to be able to attend, albeit by paying an entry fee.
    Visited November 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 11 November 2023
  • Jeffry b
    Essendon, Australia13,420 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Good for trade shows and exhibitions
    Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center (MCEC) is suited to trade shows and other exhibitions. It is a big area, which can accommodate a large number of exhibitors. The MCEC is adjacent to the Crown Entertainment complex. The tram stops outside the MCEC complex.
    Visited September 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 22 November 2023
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,420 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Friends
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center (MCEC) is suited to trade shows and other exhibitions. It is a big area, which can accommodate a large number of exhibitors. The MCEC is adjacent to the Crown Entertainment complex. The tram stops outside the MCEC complex.
Written 23 November 2023
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Traveller
Melbourne, Australia17,365 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
My wife and I visited this place to attend the following exhibition:

Quote from their website:

"Travel the natural world and journey across the seven continents in one epic experience narrated by David Attenborough. This immersive exhibition brings together state of the art audio visual technology and breathtaking footage from BBC Studios Seven Worlds, One Planet on an unrivalled scale. The BBC EARTH EXPERIENCE is not to be missed."

The show was spectacular. Melbourne is the first city outside of the UK to host this Exhibition, so it was a privilege to be able to attend, albeit by paying an entry fee.
Written 11 November 2023
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Michael B
Folkestone, UK144 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Family
Brilliant venue. We visited the BBC Earth with David Attenborough. It was amazing, as BBC Wildlife filming always is. Exceptional.
Written 1 November 2023
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Debadrita M G
Melbourne, Australia18 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Couples
MCEC - Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Center. This is a massive infrastructure, organizes public events and Exhibitions. All sorts of corporate events, celebrity events are taken place. My husband and I enjoyed Shreya Ghoshal's show there. Huge centre right on the Yarra River it is well served by public transport and is just across the river from the CBD.
Written 6 July 2023
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Kufunda
9 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Business
I attended the Rotary International Convention and returned with memories of a wonderful networking experience. The place is well-suited for large conferences, clean, clean, with a tram system that takes you to the front of the complex. At no time did I feel lost because of the clear signage. The Exhibition Hall area was well laid out, and a helpful IT support system supported the breakaway rooms. During the breaks, restaurants are nearby, and one can walk along the Yarra River bank with its backdrop of the city and splendid architecture. Well worth the visit!
Written 3 July 2023
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Andy Z
Antwerp Province, Belgium131 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2023 • Business
Was here for a scientific conference. Nice rooms, good infrastructure, friendly staff, an excellent lunches.
Written 20 May 2023
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Traveller
Melbourne, Australia17,365 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023
My wife and I visited this place to see the Exhibition called "Monet and Friends" at The Lume, which is located at the far end corner of the Exhibition Centre, near the Factory Outlets.

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is a very large building. Be prepared to do a lot of walking. It is an excellent infrastructure asset for Melbourne to have.
Written 27 January 2023
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Jeffry b
Essendon, Australia13,420 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is an impressive space devoted to exhibitions and public events. The building is massive, it can handle all sorts of shows. MCEC is easily accessible by public transport. It has made Melbourne a more interesting place for visitors and residents alike. By the way, the distinctive architecture, reminiscent of modernist Soviet era public buildings, helps the MCEC stand out.
Written 17 October 2022
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Tony W
Sydney, Australia4,584 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
This centre being custom built for large events certainly can provide a great show for exhibitions and the people attending. Huge centre right on the Yarra River it is well served by public transport and is just across the river from the CBD.
Written 24 July 2022
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Mary H
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2022
Very stressful using the convention centre carpark for the children's disability expo. Limited disabled parking. Steep hill and sharp turns. Ended up on the base of the pole when trying to do a sharp turn. $36.45 for 3 hours even though we used the convention centre no discounts. Won't be back. Mary
Written 18 June 2022
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Hi Mary, we are sorry to hear you've had a negative experience. MCEC car park rates are independently controlled & managed by Wilson Parking. You can also contact management directly at: wmel@wilsonparking.com.au or +61 3 9224 0301 for further feedback.
Written 27 July 2022
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