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Working together to amplify your show
We partner with some of the best minds in the entertainment industry to deliver electrifying experiences for both the people on stage, and in the seats. By collaborating directly with your suppliers we’re able to increase your opportunities – from sourcing the latest technical innovations to merchandising and promotional activities. We’re all about finding ways to elevate your guests experience while maximising your revenue.
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Food to please your audience’s appetite
With two onsite cafes, pop up kiosks and a new restaurant and bar on the way, all your guests’ food needs can be met under one roof. Showcasing the best of Melbourne’s food scene, our tailored food and drink options are designed to accompany your event and keep your guests satisfied. We even offer additional catering options for VIP guests – an easy way to upgrade their experience.
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Where the best seat in the house is yours
From large scale sporting arena to cosy concert hall, no show is too big or too small for Plenary. Combining its world renowned design with immersive acoustics, Plenary makes a big impact while still feeling intimate, enriching the experience for both performers and the audience. Best of all, Plenary’s innovative architecture means you can shape the room exactly to your requirements, bringing your show to life in the best possible way.
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Taking your tour to the country’s arts and culture capital
MCEC has become an iconic venue for performers and guests alike, hosting some of the world’s biggest names and sporting events. Nestled besides the Yarra River in the heart of Melbourne’s South Wharf, we’re just a short walk from some of the city’s favourite eateries and are the only centre in Australia to offer 5-star accommodation onsite. And with plenty of parking and public transport at our doorstep, attending your event couldn’t be easier.

Plenary
Plenary
  • Standing and seated set-up available
  • Dressing rooms, a green room and VIP suites
  • Foyer space for box office and merchandise sales
  • The latest tech and sound design
Combining world renowned design with immersive acoustics, the Plenary makes a big impact while still feeling intimate, enriching the experience for both performers and the audience.
Plenary (1 or 3)
Plenary (1 or 3)
  • Standing and seated set-up available
  • Dressing rooms, a green room and VIP suites
  • Foyer space for box office and merchandise sales
  • The latest tech and sound design
Boasting all the same features of the full Plenary, this intimate configuration provides the perfect environment for everything from single speakers to full-scale productions.
Goldfields Theatre
Goldfields Theatre
  • Free WiFi
  • Technical support
  • Pre-installed technology included in room hire
Available from 1 July, this incredibly versatile theatre features 1,000 automated retractable seats and adjustable soundproof walls. Perfect for educational sessions and keynote speakers, Goldfields Theatre comes fully equipped with the latest technology, stage lighting and rigging facilities.