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For all media enquiries use the below contact details
Laura Chodowski Communications Advisor
Phone: +61 3 9235 8439
Mobile: +61 435 659 082

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  • Melbourne International Film Festival

    Earlier this year, we were lucky enough to host the opening weekend of the Melbourne International Film Festival (MIFF). Run over three days, the event kicked off in our Plenary with the Opening Gala night.

  • 15 Essential tasks to plan an event

    At Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), we know that organising an event can be daunting, and that’s why we’ve made a big task smaller with our top tips for planning an event from start to finish.

  • Dessert Day with MCEC Executive Pastry Chef Alessandro Bartesaghi

    To celebrate Dessert Day on October 14 we’ve asked MCEC Executive Pastry Chef Alessandro Bartesaghi to create one of our most popular desserts from the kitchen, a Warm Dark Chocolate Cake with salted hazelnut and local fresh berries. Here is the recipe you can follow at home. We can tell you from experience it is delicious, enjoy!

  • Sweet taste of success for MCEC pastry chef at Valrhona competition

    MCEC Executive Pastry Chef, Alessandro Bartesaghi has been named the winner of the Regional Semi Finals Asia Selections, in the C3 Valrhona Chocolate Chef Competition, held in Hong Kong on 30 September.

  • Menu planning – top three considerations for success!

    We recently sat down with Senior Manager Food & Beverage, Neil Mather and Executive Chef, Peter Haycroft to find out their top tips for designing a stand out menu.

  • Introducing our Peer Support Network

    In 2018 MCEC introduced the Peer Support Network, which involved 30 employees across a range of levels and departments, undertaking mental health first aid training.