Venue & Location

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 

1 Convention Centre Pl, 
South Wharf, Victoria 3006
Phone: +61 3 9235 8000 
Fax: +61 3 9235 8001

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is located on the banks of the Yarra River, only a short walk from Melbourne's central business district.

The MCEC is located in the heart of South Wharf, a new leisure precinct that is home to 60,000sqm of retail shopping, waterfront bars and dining and the Polly Woodside Tall Ship. 

Taking Public Transport to the MCEC

Route 96 - St Kilda to East Brunswick
Route 109 - Port Melbourne to Box Hill
Route 12 - St Vincent's Plaza to St Kilda
The MCEC is a short walk from the Casino/MCEC tram stop

Southern Cross and Flinders Street stations are both a short stroll from the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. These stations are major hubs for suburban, regional and interstate rail services. Directions and ticketing information is available from Centre staff.

For the Convention Centre ask driver to drop off at Convention Centre Place, next to the Hilton South Wharf Hotel.
Click here to estimate a taxi fare.

Parking Information

There are three car parks available for visitors to the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. Please visit the MCEC website for all parking information (scroll to the bottom left of the page).


Melbourne is the Capital City of the State of Victoria. It has a population of approximately 4 million people. Melbourne is commonly referred to as the cultural capital of Australia. It is the pre-eminent centre for arts and culture, education, fine food and dining and shopping. Sport is also a city focus. Melbourne is home to many of the world’s most famous sporting events F1 Grand Prix, Australian Tennis Open, AFL Grand Final and Melbourne Cup Horse Race.

Things to see and do

fed square

Federation Square - Since opening in 2002, Fed Square has become one of the most visited attractions in Melbourne with close to 10 million visits in 2012. Click here for more information.

queen vic market Queen Victoria Market - Opened in 1878, the Queen Victoria Market is more than just Melbourne's shopping mecca. This 19th century market is a historic landmark, tourist attraction and an institution for all Melburnians. Click here for more information.
eureka tower

Eureka Skydeck - Two dedicated lifts propel visitors to Level 88 in under 40 seconds. Only Skydeck 88 can take you to "The Edge", a switchable glass cube which slides out from the building, with you inside! Click here for more information.

mel aquarium

Melbourne Aquarium - The Melbourne Aquarium is a short stroll from the MCEC and features a 360 degree Oceanarium which houses giant sharks and stingrays, majestic King and Gentoo Penguins in their Antarctica exhibit and many more exhibits. Click here for more information.

crown complex

Crown Entertainment Complex - Featuring one of the largest casinos in the Southern Hemisphere and boasting over 40 restaurants, cafes and bars, cinemas, an indoor amusement park plus a live entertainment theatre and two nightclubs. Click here for more information.

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