MCEC Global Exhibitions Day Oration

The first ever ‘Global Exhibitions Day’ on 8 June 2016 will unite exhibition organisers, venues, associations and service providers from across the world in a celebrations to highlight the exhibition industry's benefits for the economy – igniting innovation, trade and economic development.

MCEC Global Exhibitions Day Oration is a free public event designed to celebrate the exhibitions sector and provide you with a different perspective on the Australian exhibition industry.

Delivered by innovator and futurist, Justin Baird, the oration will explore how the changing pace in technology, coupled with the global nature of business, means the growth of the economy requires the power of exhibitions.

Opening dates and times

Wednesday 8 June 2016
6.30 – 7.30pm          Oration
7.30 – 8.30pm          Networking drinks and canapés 


Free entry but RSVP is essential

More information


For more information please contact MCEC on 03 9235 8000

Event type


Convention and
Exhibition Centre

1 Convention Centre Pl,
South Wharf, Melbourne Victoria,
Australia 3006.

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Arriving by taxi

Taxi drop off points are at 1 Convention Centre Place (for Convention Centre) or 2 Clarendon Street, South Wharf (for Exhibition Centre).

Taxis can be booked by contacting Silver Top Taxi (131 008) or Yellow Cabs (13 22 27).

Arriving by tram

Melbourne's tram network services the metropolitan inner-city area with 28 lines. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is serviced by regular services departing every few minutes.

MCEC is stop 124a (Crown Casino / MCEC) for routes 96, 109 and 112 stop opposite the MCEC on Clarendon Street, South Wharf.

Tram numbers 48 and 70 stop at the end of Flinders Street. Walk towards the Yarra River and cross Seafarers Bridge.

Arriving by train

Melbourne’s metropolitan train network operates from the nearby Southern Cross station connecting to all parts of Melbourne.

Exit onto Spencer Street and take trams 96, 109 or 112 to stop 124a, which stops opposite the Exhibtion Centre entrance of MCEC.

Arriving by bus

Bus route 237 operates from Queen Victoria Market, via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street South Wharf from Monday to Friday. Lormier Street is approximately a five minute walk to MCEC. There is also a coach pick up/drop off point at Bay 1, Convention Centre Place (closest to DFO South Wharf).