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.
  • Views of Melbourne and the Yarra River.
  • Parking, public transport and accommodation at our doorstep.

We make event planning easy.

Whether you’re planning for 10 people or 100, a little support goes a long way. When you’re ready to start organising your next meeting, conference, exhibition or gala event, your dedicated event advisor will partner with you to design your event and ensure everything runs to plan.

We provide the tech and the support.

Included in your room hire is pre-installed technology which sets you up with the basics, including free Wi-Fi, so we can help design your event from here! Our team will also be available throughout the day to make sure everything runs without a hitch.

Spectacular food for every occasion.

As an organiser, you’ve already got enough on your plate - that’s why we’ve made the catering as simple as possible. Consisting of nothing but crowd favourites, our menus are designed by our seasoned chefs to ensure every one of your guests enjoys an exceptional food experience.

Melbourne’s ideal meeting spot.

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

Event Planning Guides

Event planning guide

Our Event Planners 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 guide

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.

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.