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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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At Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) we’re passionate about creating environments that inspire. We foster curiosity, creativity and collaboration, and it’s these values that allow us to deliver exceptional experiences. We partner...more
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1 Convention Centre Pl, Melbourne, Victoria 3006, Australia
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+61 3 9235 8000
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"conference venue"
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"huge venue"
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Reviewed yesterday

This week I was in the Convention Centre for the Workplace Health & Safety Show and it was very well set up inside with heaps of rooms for the vendors, seminars and shows. The convention centre is centrally located ...and very easy to get to....More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This venue is great for conferences and is a calm and quiet area with air conditioning and amazing cinemas

Thank sepantasadafi
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great venue. Wide open and spacious whilst the conference rooms are large enough yet compact enough to ensure a conference is interactive. Great catering. Great staff. Great amenities. All round great venue. Can’t wait to go back!

Thank FeeU68
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I came here in August 2017 for scentsy family reunion, it was a great experience, large centre with lots of toilets, food and drinks on the bottom floor in the middle but the one at the end cafe part wasn't operating whilst we were there...More

1  Thank Steph S
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Reviewed 19 April 2018

Although most convention centres are cavernous halls, and although the Melbourne Convention is also large with big rooms, it's also got some practical charm. Leaving aside exhibitions themselves, the building is practical, appealing to look at and very practical to use. Its location is superb...More

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Excited about our Gala dinner tonight. Pity it was ruined by a band and sound engineers that thought they were more important than the cultural exchange the dinner was meant for. Sick of music that is so loud you can’t think, and people are driven...More

Thank Yvonne B
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Reviewed 30 March 2018

Visited on Saturday 3rd March. Whilst we were walking around we ventured inside to have a look, what a massive structure and well placed in the City close to public transport and with plenty of car parking available as well.

1  Thank Michael-4551
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Reviewed 29 March 2018

The MCEC is incredibly large venue where multiple events are held simultaneously. But be prepared to walk long distances and there are no travelators and the convention center warrants a walk through almost the entire exhibition center before walking some more to the entrances in...More

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Reviewed 23 March 2018 via mobile

Here for a seminar having flown in the day before. A simple hand held carry on not allowed to remain with me. Very rudely told we couldn’t take them with us. That would be fine if we had previously known and we’re able to lock...More

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Reviewed 22 March 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend best place in Melbourne we are goi g again in may my girls are 18 and 13 and keep asking us to take them back

Thank tracelea76
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Jessica S
6 May 2018|
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Response from Darrin S | Reviewed this property |
Yes the pan Pacific we found better good rooms good service and close to everything u would love it Jessica. The south wharf dfo is beautiful .lots to see .not sure airport services as we live in melbourne vic
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MOLLY_CHICK
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.
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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
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