MCEC

Our awards

 2016

Australian Food Awards

Best in Class: Hazelnut ice cream
Gold: Hazelnut ice cream and torrone confectionary
Silver: House-made vanilla yoghurt and very berry sorbet
Bronze: Mango and lime sorbet and pink grapefruit sorbet

2016

Gold EarthCheck Certification

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre achieved its Gold EarthCheck Certification following five years of continuous Silver accreditation.

2015

World Travel Awards - Australasia

Australasia’s Leading Meetings and Conference Destination 

2015

2015 BRW Most Innovative Companies List

2015

Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards - six medals awarded

Gold: House-made vanilla yoghurt, very berry sorbet and pistachio ice cream.
Silver: House-made mandarin and passionfruit sorbet, blueberry and lemon sorbet, and mandarin and passionfruit variegate ice cream.

2015


National MEA Awards

Meeting Venue 500 Delegates or More
Cause-Related Event of the Year
In-House AV Services

2015

National MEA Awards Hall of Fame - In-House AV Services

2015

Victorian MEA Awards

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was awarded the following awards:
Meeting Venue 500 Delegates or more 
Banquet and Catering 
In-house AV Services
Cause-Related Event of the Year
Operations Person of the Year - Libby Buick, Operations Manager

2015

INCON Digital Infrastructure Award

2014

RACV Victorian Tourism Awards - William Angliss Institute Award for Business Tourism  (Hall of Fame inductee)

2014

World Travel Awards – Australasia

Australasia’s Leading Meetings and Conference Destination

2014

Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards - five medals awarded

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was awarded the champion sorbet trophy for our very berry sorbet.

Gold: Very berry sorbet
Silver: House made vanilla yoghurt and mandarin and passionfruit sorbet
Bronze: Chocolate caramel ice cream and berry Fior di Latte splice sorbet

2014

EEAA Awards for Excellence – Best Venue Team

2013

National MEA Awards

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was awarded the following awards:
Banquet and Catering 
In-house AV Services 

2013 

Victorian MEA Awards

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was awarded the following awards:
Meeting Venue 500 delegates or more 
Banquet and Catering 
In-house AV Services 
Business Development Person of the Year - Prue Rogers, Assistant Director of Sales 

2013

Victorian Tourism Awards

William Angliss Institute Award for Business Tourism

2013

World Travel Awards – Australasia

Australasia’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre

2013

Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards - eight medals awarded

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre’s pastry team won four silver and four bronze medals for their house made ice cream, sorbet, macarons, danishes and muesli.

2013

Digital Screenmedia Association Industry Excellence Awards

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was awarded 'Best Government Deployment – Digital Signage'

2012

National MEA Awards

Business Development Person of the Year - Prue Rogers, Assistant Director of Sales

2012

RACV Victorian Tourism Awards

William Angliss Institute Award for Business Tourism

2012

World Travel Awards – Australasia

Australasia’s Leading Meetings and Conference Centre

2012

Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards - seven medals awarded

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was awarded the champion yoghurt trophy for our vanilla yoghurt along with seven other awards at the Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards.
Gold: vanilla yoghurt; traditional torrone (nougat); mango and lime sorbet; exotic fruit sorbet
Silver: natural labna in Salute Olive Oil; very berry sorbet
Bronze: vanilla plum and meringue ice cream

2012

Victorian MEA Awards

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was awarded the following awards:
Meeting Venue 500 delegates or more
Banquet and Catering
In-house AV Services
Business Development Person of the Year - Prue Rogers, Assistant Director of Sales

2012

Micenet Australia Readers' Choice Awards

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was voted the best Australian convention centre in the micenet Australia Readers’ Choice Awards for the second year in a row.

2011

Victorian MEA Awards

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre's technology team were award the 'In-house AV Services Award'.

2011

Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards - eight medals awarded

Gold: mandarin and passionfruit sorbet
Silver: natural labna in Salute Olive Oil; Campbells Rutherglen Muscat Sabayon ice cream Bronze: MCEC vanilla yoghurt; MCEC natural yoghurt; quince and spiced vanilla ice cream; rum and raisin with caramelised almond ice cream; yoghurt strawberry ripple sorbet

2011

Micenet Australia Readers' Choice Awards

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was awarded the winner of the best Australian convention centre in the micenet Australia Readers’ Choice Awards.

2010

Melbourne Design Awards - Graphic Design: Corporate Identity and Branding

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre's branding and way finding system was recognised with a Melbourne Design Award.

2010

Interior Design Excellence Awards - Best Institutional Design and Highly Commended Sustainable Project

The Interior Design Excellence Awards showcases the best of Australia design.

2010

National Architecture Awards - Public Architecture Award

After being awarded the 2010 Victorian Architecture Medal in June 2010, MCEC, Joint Venture Architects Woods Bagot and NH Architecture accepted the award for Public Architecture. The National Architecture Awards recognise and celebrate outstanding achievements and excellence in architecture.

2010

Australian Event Awards - Best Achievement in Catering

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre won ‘Best Achievement in Catering’ for their innovative work on the 2010 Good Food and Wine Show.

2010

Victorian Architecture Medal

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre was presented with the William Wardell Award for Public Architecture; the Sustainable Architecture Award; the Melbourne Prize; and the esteemed Victorian Architecture Medal for successfully crossing design boundaries.

2010

Australian Construction Achievement Award

The Australian Construction Achievement Award reflects world's best practice in the construction industry.

2010

Australian Interior Design Award

- Environmentally Sustainable Design
- Best of State Commercial Design

The Australian Interior Design Awards recognise and celebrate interior design excellence. This is done via a credible, industry-based program backed by the Design Institute of Australia, the professional body representing Australian designers.

2010

Urban Development Institute of Australia National Environmental Excellence Award

The National Environmental Excellence Award was presented for the centre's exceptional environmental features. This includes the use of radiant slab heating and cooling; solar panelling; a black water treatment facility; the use of low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs); an abundance of natural light; and an extensive waste separation program.

2009

Urban Development Institute of Australia Environmental Excellence Award

The Environmental Excellence Award was presented for the centre's exceptional environmental features. This includes the use of radiant slab heating and cooling; solar panelling; a black water treatment facility; the use of low Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs); an abundance of natural light; and an extensive waste separation program.

2009

BPN Sustainability Award

Winner of the Public Building and Urban Design Award and names as the ‘Overall Winner'. The BPN Sustainability Awards recognise excellence in a range of Australian industries and celebrate the achievements and contributions of outstanding companies and individuals.

2009

SmartCompany Web Award

Awarded in the category of ‘Best Design' for the MCEC website's design simplicity and ease of use.

2009

Australia Property Institute Excellence in Property Awards - Investa Environmental Development Award

Awarded for outstanding leadership in terms of sustainable development for successfully integrating exemplary sustainability design principles in the operation of the convention centre, and in its construction and development.

2009

Australian Property Institute's President's Award

Awarded to the nominee for demonstrating world class achievement in its field and delivering a project that is an outstanding addition to the built fabric of Melbourne that will generate considerable economic benefit for Victoria.

2009

Banksia Foundation Built Environment Award

The Banksia Environmental Foundation is the leading national not-for-profit organisation that promotes environmental excellence and sustainability. Banksia's National Awards are regarded as the most prestigious environmental awards in the country. This award recognises the convention centre's outstanding environmental features.

2009

IMEX Green Meetings Industry Council Award

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre won this leading global business events industry award for its environmental excellence and innovation. Developed to recognise individuals and companies who make outstanding contributions to the development of the meetings and incentive travel industry the award reflects the centre's efforts in energy efficiency, air and water quality, water conservation, waste minimisation, how it purchases goods and produce, commitment to change, the community and conservation.

2008 and

2009 AIME Best Environmental Supplier Award

  Awarded two years in a row for recognition of MCEC's ongoing efforts to ensure AIME is a sustainable event by providing first class operations and a range of green event options focusing on recycling, waste handling and waste minimisation.

2008

9th Australian Graphic Design Association National Biennial Awards

Awarded in the ‘Digital Media' category for the design of the overall website and the Interactive Centre Guide.

2008

Web Marketing Association's Web Award - International Business Standard of Excellence

Awarded in the ‘Digital Media' category for the design of the overall website and the Interactive Centre Guide.

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