Media releases archive

 June 2014

 02/06/2014  Starlight Five Chefs shine at MCEC
 10/06/2014  Queen’s Birthday Honours for Club Melbourne Ambassadors
 19/06/2014  MCEC safety workshop leads the way for Melbourne

May 2014

 01/05/2014  Melbourne's international minds honoured at Club Melbourne Awards
 06/05/2014  MCEC announces new Chief Financial Officer
 09/05/2014  MCEC’s employee intranet ranked seventh in the world
 19/05/2014  Technology and catering wins for MCEC at National MEA Awards
 23/05/2014  MCEC number two in the world for digital infrastructure
 29/05/2014  MCEC prepare to host world renowned physicist Dr Michio Kaku

April 2014

 01/04/2014  Clean sweep for MCEC at Victorian MEA Awards
 07/04/2014  The Future of Work already in motion at MCEC
 24/04/2014  Good Friday Appeal breaks record at MCEC for the kids

March 2014

 25/03/2014  MCEC strengthens commitment to Victorian producers

February 2014

 17/02/2014  Ambassador program reaches half a billion milestone
 17/02/2014  Book your free ticket to Open Space
 17/02/2014  MCEC brings events to life with IMAGINE
 17/02/2014  MCEC launches new customer-focused website
 21/02/2014  MCEC inspires innovation at Open Space 2014

January 2014

 29/01/2014  Club Melbourne Ambassadors awarded Australia Day honours

December 2013

 18/12/2013 MCEC announce speakers for Open Space 2014

November 2013

 14/11/2013 Good Friday Appeal telethon moves to MCEC 
 12/11/2013 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre wins Victorian Tourism Award
October 2013

October 2013

 02/10/2013 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre shines at World Travel Awards
September 2013

September 2013

 26/09/2013 Club Melbourne Ambassadors mark World Heart Day

August 2013

 29/08/2013 Melbourne’s world leading Ambassador program relaunched
 14/08/2013 A worthy sleep out for MCECs Director of Human Resources
De Bortoli announce collaboration at MCEC producer hour

July 2013

 03/07/2013 Open House Melbourne and MCEC

June 2013

 11/06/2013 Queen’s Birthday honours for Club Melbourne Ambassadors
 05/06/2013 Starlight Five Chefs shined on at MCEC

May 2013

 08/05/2013 MCECs Prue Rogers named National Business Development Person of the Year
 07/05/2013 The Graeme Clark Oration at MCEC: an end to global poverty?

March 2013

 26/03/2013 Date announced for Open Space 2014
 21/03/2013 Book a smooth sailing event for $98 per person
 21/03/2013 MCEC chefs and farmers serve up a taste of Victoria at MFWF
MCEC celebrates at the 2012 Victorian MEA Awards
MCEC put safety first in collaboration with Australian venues

February 2013

 20/02/2013 Expect the unexpected at Open Space
Feast from the earth at MCEC’s Melbourne Food & Wine Festival event

January 2013

 30/01/2013 Australia Day honours for Club Melbourne Ambassadors

November 2012

 20/11/2012 MCEC wins Tourism Award

October 2012

 22/10/2012 The best in Australasia – MCEC celebrates new accolade

September 2012

 28/09/2012 Who makes the best vanilla yoghurt in Australia
 27/09/2012 MCEC puts regional Victoria on world stage

August 2012

 15/08/2012 MCEC finalists at Victorian Savour Restaurant & Catering Awards
 06/08/2012 Suzana Bishop returns to head up Club Melbourne
 01/08/2012 Melburnians declare their love for MCEC

July 2012

 31/07/2012 New executive chef Tony Panetta breaks the mould at MCEC

June 2012

 29/06/2012 MCEC up for world's best convention centre

May 2012

 17/05/2012 Katie Noonan and The Ten Tenors entertain at MCEC’s night of nights

March 2012

 14/03/2012 In-house AV team winners at the Victorian MEA Awards

February 2012

 20/02/2012 MCEC announces appointment of new Marketing Manager
 20/02/2012 MCEC first to launch web app

December 2011

 12/12/2011 MCEC announces new Chief Executive

November 2011

 24/11/2011 MCEC Director of Sales and Marketing elected to the Meetings & Events Australia National Board
 15/11/2011 Melbourne's newest meeting place: South Wharf Meetings & Events

October 2011

 28/10/2011 A record one week in September at the MCEC
 28/10/2011 Scientific leaders gather at the MCEC

September 2011

 28/09/2011 MCEC win eight medals at Royal Melbourne Fine Food Awards

August 2011

 18/08/2011 Club Melbourne welcomes 16 new Ambassadors
 02/08/2011 Leigh Harry to depart Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

July 2011

 22/07/2011 MCEC executive chef and Philippe Mouchel create Tour de France menu
 13/07/2011 Governor and Premier revealed as new patrons of the Club Melbourne Ambassador Program
 06/07/2011 MCEC launches a new look website

March 2011

 24/03/2011 MCEC hosts gala farewell dinner for the Governor of Victoria
 17/03/2011 MCEC celebrates at the 2010 Victorian MEA Awards
 17/03/2011 MCEC congratulates all Victorian MEA award winners
 17/03/2011 MCEC’s Samantha Fowler takes out Victoria MEA youth scholarship
 16/03/2011 Clients tempt the palate and select MCEC’s feature Victorian wine
 10/03/2011 MCEC hosts the 2011 Graeme Clark Oration

February 2011

 15/02/2011 Gen Y takes the stage with Rohit Talwar
 15/02/2011 MCEC wins the micenet AUSTRALIA reader’s choice

January 2011

 17/01/2011 Free Wi-Fi for all at the MCEC

December 2010

 23/12/2010 MCEC staff give to SecondBite and Hanover for the holiday season
 17/12/2010 Leigh Harry announced MEETINGS: Review Personality of the Year
 07/12/2010 MCEC e-book brings menu planning to life
 01/12/2010 MCEC Director of Sales and Marketing elected to the Meetings & Events Australia National Council

November 2010

 29/11/2010 MCEC receives further design industry accolades at IDEA
 19/11/2010 MCEC suited up and rode for youth mental health
 03/11/2010 MCEC announces new Deputy Chief Executive
 01/11/2010 MCEC’s design brilliance recognised at National Architecture Awards

October 2010

 29/10/2010 Expansion of MCEC exhibition space revealed
 15/10/2010 MCEC wins prestigious national catering award

June 2010

 30/06/2010 MCEC awarded highest Victorian architectural honours
 26/06/2010 Local industry an integral part of the Melbourne Convention Centre’s magnificent ‘Plenary’
 22/06/2010 Award-winning Melbourne Convention Centre turns one!
 20/06/2010 AIPC excellence in convention centre management for the MCEC
 10/06/2010 Nation’s most revered chefs give MCEC the culinary ‘tick’
 02/06/2010 End of an era as the MCEC's Director of Operations steps down

May 2010

 24/05/2010 Melbourne Convention Centre named Australia's most outstanding construction
 19/05/2010 MCEC dedicates new micro-site to innovative food and wine philosophy
 13/05/2010 MCEC's Leigh Harry recognised with prestigious AHA Award
 06/05/2010 Melbourne ‘hard act to follow' after hosting inaugural international event on nature and health
 05/05/2010 Victoria's premier venue showcases Victoria through unique menu concept

April 2010

 27/04/2010 MCEC’s chief executive Leigh Harry wins MEA Award for Excellence

March 2010

 16/03/2010 Another major environmental win for the Melbourne Convention Centre

February 2010

 02/02/2010 MCEC throws weight behind Convention 2020 global study
 01/02/2010 Club Melbourne Ambassadors recognised at 2010 Australia Day honours

January 2010

 19/01/2010 Spiritual leaders leave world’s largest interfaith gathering on high note

December 2009

 14/12/2009 Victorian producers reap benefits of MCEC's food and wine philosophy
 10/12/2009 Another environmental win for the MCEC

November 2009

 29/11/2009 Melbourne Convention Centre wins the cream of the crop at BPN Sustainability Awards
 17/11/2009 Melbourne’s new Convention Centre – a step ahead of the rest
 06/11/2009 MCEC's website wins SmartCompany Web Award for Best Design

October 2009

 20/10/2009 MCEC shortlisted for major international architectural award
 19/10/2009 The award-winning Melbourne Convention Centre: unbeatable in every way
 12/10/2009 MCEC Delegate Day Packages - outstanding value for money

September 2009

 14/09/2009 Melbourne Convention Centre collects another two awards

July 2009

 28/07/2009 Melbourne Convention Centre wins prestigious national environmental award
 22/07/2009 Victoria centre stage at prestigious environmental awards dinner at the MCEC
 20/07/2009 Jim Molan to be named as this year’s Australian Thinker of the Year

June 2009

 22/06/2009 The new Melbourne Convention Centre - showcasing Melbourne’s heritage
 18/06/2009 MCEC turns on culinary charm for Australian Tourism Exchange
 16/06/2009 Business events industry throws weight behind Australia’s newest venue
 05/06/2009 Melbourne Convention Centre officially opened with fitting tribute to World Environment Day

May 2009

 21/05/2009 Australia’s most advanced business events venue, Melbourne Convention Centre, to be officially opened by Premier
 21/05/2009 Award winning sales professional takes top sales role at MCEC

April 2009

 21/04/2009 A fresh approach to food and wine

February 2009

 18/02/2009 MCEC awarded Best Environmental Supplier at AIME 2009

November 2008

 10/11/2008 Accolades continue for the MCEC's award-winning website

October 2008

 22/10/2008 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre releases its spectacular ‘M Green’ micro-site

September 2008

 25/09/2008 MCEC website picks up prestigious 2008 WebAward
 05/09/2008 MCEC awarded Australia’s first ‘Gold’ AIPC Quality Standards Certification

August 2008

 18/08/2008 MCEC - Just about as green as it gets
 14/08/2008 Club Melbourne Ambassadors kick major ‘business events’ goals for Melbourne

June 2008

 12/06/2008 The quest for sustainable native timber to build new Melbourne Convention Centre

May 2008

 28/05/2008 Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre pitches in for a worthy cause
 26/05/2008 Melbourne lauded as host of largest environmental event of its kind in Australia
 21/05/2008 MCEC sets environmental benchmark for events industry

February 2008

 18/02/2008 Australia’s newest convention centre reveals bold new identity

December 2007

 03/12/2007 New convention centre secures Melbourne's status as Australia's business events capital

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