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We'll help your event take shape
  • Meeting, conference, exhibition and banquet spaces for events of all sizes.
  • One point of contact for events up to 250 people.
  • Parking, public transport and accommodation at our doorstep.
  • Views of Melbourne and the Yarra River.

We make event planning easy

For meetings, conferences, galas or everything in between, a little support goes a long way. Your dedicated event advisor will help design your event and ensure everything runs to plan.

We can provide all the event tech and support

Included in your room hire is in-built event technology which immediately sets you up with all the essentials, including free Wi-Fi. Our team will also be available throughout the day to make sure everything runs without a hitch.

Spectacular food for every occasion

Our Melbourne-inspired menus have been designed by our award-winning chefs to ensure every one of your guests enjoys an exceptional food experience.

Melbourne’s best meeting spot

With plenty of parking, public transport and accommodation at our doorstep, we’ll ensure your guests’ needs are met from beginning to end. Overlooking the Yarra River in the heart of Melbourne’s vibrant South Wharf, MCEC provides the perfect destination for an exciting event.

Event planning guides

Event Planning Guide

Our Event Planning Guide is a step by step guide, referencing insights and recommendations from our event planners who organise over 1,000 events per year.

Floor plans and space capacities

There's a space to suit any style of event. Our Floor Plans and Space Capacities Guide provides an overview of all spaces within the venue.


From the first morning coffee to the last evening wine, treat your guests to award-winning food made from the best local produce Melbourne has to offer.

Event Technology Guides

We provide pre-installed technology, included as part of your room hire and can help you to further tailor your AV and technology requirements to amplify your event.