Media releases

August 2017

17/08/17 MCEC named an Employer of Choice by the Australian Business Awards
4/08/17 MCEC farewell Chairman after significant 20 years of service

July 2017

18/07/17 MCEC set for the future with record FY results
17/07/17 Golden victory tastes sweet for MCEC’s pastry chefs
07/07/17 MCEC Chief Executive appointed to AIPC Board
06/07/17 Brumby to Chair Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Trust

June 2017

19/06/17 Club Melbourne continues to drive Victoria’s business events excellence
07/06/17 MCEC helps Starlight Five Chefs Dinner bring back the joy of childhood
05/06/17 MCEC remains Australasia’s undisputed leading meetings and conference centre six years running

May 2017

03/05/17 MCEC named Australia’s best at National MEA Awards

April 2017

15/04/17 Victorian’s flock to MCEC for iconic Good Friday Appeal

March 2017

22/03/17 MCEC trifecta at Victorian MEA Awards
15/03/17 Big conference wins mean big business for Melbourne

February 2017

20/02/17 Bumper year ahead for MCEC in 2017
20/02/17 MCEC expansion on track open for business in mid 2018
20/02/17 MCEC's symphony gives Melbourne the edge

December 2016

19/12/16 MCEC appoints new Senior Manager of Operations
1/12/2016 EEAA names MCEC Best Venue Team in Australia

October 2016

Melbourne continues reign at World Travel Awards

August 2016

16/08/2016 Club Melbourne celebrates new Ambassadors, Fellowship winner and economic contribution

July 2016

MCEC continues to deliver for Victoria’s economy 
House-made ice cream earns MCEC pastry team ‘Best in Class’ at 2016 AFA
Club Melbourne Fellowship finalists revealed

June 2016

CEO’s sleep rough on MCEC steps for homelessness 
MCEC strikes sustainable gold
14/06/2016 Club Melbourne Ambassadors recognised in The Queen's Birthday Honours
Australia to celebrate first ever Global Exhibitions Day at MCEC

May 2016

 29/05/2016 MCEC reveals plans for expansion
 27/05/2016 Starlight Five Chefs feast brightens lives at MCEC
 16/05/2016 MCEC appoints new in-house Security Manager

April 2016

 22/04/2016 MCEC to host inaugural world congress to eradicate malaria
 20/04/2016 Hall of Fame for MCEC technology at National MEA Awards

March 2016

 26/03/2016 A smashing success for Good Friday Appeal at MCEC
 9/03/2016 Clean sweep for MCEC at Victorian MEA Awards

January 2016

 23/02/2016 MCEC goes coastal for AIME 2016 Welcome Luncheon
 22/02/2016 Lorem Ipsum 2016
 22/02/2016 MCEC continues to build for the future
 14/01/2016 Sold on Melbourne – MCEC to auction USD$350,000 worth of meeting room and exhibition space

December 2015

 16/12/2015  MCEC reveals Open Space 2016 speakers
 4/12/2015  MCEC recognised as Best Corporate Citizen at EEAA Awards
 4/12/2015  Giant gingerbread house launches for a great cause

 September 2015

 9/09/2015  MCEC serves up new Executive Chef
 10/09/2015  Club Melbourne celebrates 10th Anniversary with launch of inaugural Fellowship
 15/09/2015  MCEC a key driver of Victoria’s economy

 August 2015

 19/08/2015  MCEC named in 2015 BRW Most Innovative Companies List

 July 2015

 13/07/2015  Gold trifecta for MCEC at Fine Food Awards

 June 2015

 19/06/2015  MCEC hosts Vinnies CEO Sleepout for homelessness

 May 2015

 5/05/2015  MCEC expansion announced in Victorian State Budget
 21/05/2015  MCEC number one in the world for digital infrastructure
 22/05/2015  Starlight Five Chefs create colourful menu at MCEC
 27/05/2015  MCEC takes home two wins at National MEA Awards

 April 2015

 4/04/2015  Another record breaking year for Good Friday Appeal at MCEC

 March 2015

 31/03/2015  New Minister for Tourism and Major Events awards Club Melbourne Ambassadors
 27/03/2015  Hat-trick for MCEC at Victorian MEA Industry Awards

 February 2015

 23/02/2015  $3 million digital makeover of MCEC’s audio-visual system
 23/02/2015  Food trends drive MCEC’s new retail and catering direction
 26/02/2015  MCEC unveils new Plenary identity

 January 2015

 27/01/2015  Club Melbourne Ambassadors awarded in prestigious Australia Day Honours

 December 2014

 4/12/2014  World Cancer Congress finale for record year of conferences in Melbourne
 10/12/2014  MCEC announce speakers for Open Space 2015

 November 2014

 21/11/2014  MCEC best venue team in Australia for AIDS 2014

 October 2014

 09/10/2014  MCEC set to deliver world’s premier gaming festival
 13/10/2014  Melbourne named Worlds Best at World Travel Awards
 21/10/2014  MCEC Plenary to host world’s greatest footballer
 24/10/2014  Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre expansion announced
 28/10/2014  MCEC enters RACV Victorian Tourism Awards Hall of Fame

 September 2014

 05/09/2014  MCEC's biggest month and year in history
 23/09/2014  MCEC's very berry sorbet champion at Royal Melbourne Show
 25/09/2014  Club Melbourne Ambassador announced world president of nuclear medicine and biology
 26/09/2014  MCEC security measures

 August 2014

 05/08/2014  A celebration of Melbourne science at MCEC
 19/08/2014  Ambassador program celebrates bringing the world to Melbourne

 July 2014

 16/07/2014  Another five on the plate for MCEC at Fine Food Awards
 25/07/2014  MCEC announces new Director of People and Culture

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