Discovering Melbourne’s hidden gems
When it comes to location, it doesn’t get much better than one of the world’s most livable cities. Set on the banks of the iconic Yarra River, MCEC is just a short walk away from the city centre, providing the ideal starting place to uncover Melbourne’s world-famous laneways, restaurants, galleries and boutiques.
We are the only centre in Australia to offer onsite accommodation, with the five-star Pan Pacific Melbourne and Novotel directly connected via private internal walkways. There’s also a huge range of accommodation just a short walk away – 6,000 rooms to be exact!

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10% off dining in South Wharf
South Wharf is home to a diverse mix of bars and restaurants for you to discover.

Attend an event at Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre and show your event lanyard or ticket to receive 10% off at any of the restaurants and bars listed below.

Terms and conditions: One transaction per person. Not valid with any other offer.
Aerial Bohemian General Assembly Novotel South Wharf Shed cafe logo
Akachochin Charlie Lovett Goldfields Cafe Orr
Bangpop Common Man Meat Market Plenary Cafe
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