11-13 September 2019

Melbourne Convention Centre, Level 1

Melbourne Convention Centre


1 Convention Centre Place
South Wharf, VIC 3006

The internationally renowned Melbourne Convention Centre (MCEC) brings people together to deliver world-class events and create memorable visitor experiences.

Hosting over 1000 events each year, MCEC spans more than 66,300 square metres including exhibition bays stretching almost half a kilometre, 52 meeting rooms and the spectacular centrepiece, Plenary.

Home to the largest kitchen in the southern hemisphere, MCEC’s team of skilled chefs create their award-winning dishes in-house and source locally from Victorian producers, farmers and winemakers.

MCEC’s world-leading technology capabilities bring events to life, creating an unforgettable live experience for visitors. Stay connected to the world with access to free Wi-Fi and join the online conversation via @MCEC’s social media channels.

MCEC is located on the banks of the iconic Yarra River. Nestled next to South Wharf Promenade, it’s surrounded by some of the city’s best bars, restaurants and shopping precincts.

On-site accommodation is easily accessible, with an internal link to the Pan Pacific Melbourne via a private walkway.

With numerous public transport options surrounding MCEC and a wide range of parking and taxi services, travelling to and from the venue is easy.


Dive in to discover the distinct fortes and flavours of Melbourne destinations.

Spend some time in the city centre and you’ll discover it’s neatly divided into little pockets for you to explore. Find art, bars and restaurants up and down in the laneways, retail therapy for any budget in Bourke and Collins streets, and creative outlets on show in Flinders Quarter. St Kilda Road means galleries and gardens, while neighbouring Yarra Precinct and Docklands deliver waterside views by the boatload.

Just a tram ride away, the eclectic neighbourhoods on the city fringe offer endless possibilities. Take your fixie for a spin in the tooth-achingly cool northern suburbs Collingwood, Fitzroy, Brunswick and Northcote.  Flex your plastic in retail meccas South Yarra, Prahran and Toorak. Take your beach towel (or yacht) to bayside St Kilda, Port Melbourne and South Melbourne, and go west for more fabulous food and beaches.

Melbourne airport FAQ

Melbourne international and domestic airport is located approximately 30 minute drive (25km) from Melbourne CBD.

Private transfers

Privately operated hotel transfers can be organised via Southern Cross Corporate Cars.  Book here: Southern Cross Corporate Cards online booking portal

Airport Shuttle

Melbourne Sky Bus operates a return express airport shuttle service 24/7, including all public holidays, from Melbourne Airport (Tullamarine) to either Melbourne CBD Southern Cross Station or to 5 stops within the Docklands and Southbank precincts. Tickets are available to purchase online, or via the ticketing booths at either Melbourne Airport or Southern Cross Station. There is free wifi available on the airport shuttle.

For details on their departure times, check pick up/departure locations, or to book tickets please visit the Sky Bus website.

Hotel Transfers

Sky Bus also operate a free city hotel shuttle from a variety of hotels in Melbourne between 06:00 – 22:30 weekdays and 06:00 – 19:00 on weekends. For more information about the Free city hotel shuttle please visit their website.

Taxis & Ride Share

Taxi ranks are conveniently located across each terminal at Melbourne airport. A trip from Melbourne airport to Melbourne CBD will cost approximately $65-$62 AUD one way (traffic dependent). Estimate your fare here. 

Uber is regularly available within Melbourne. Uber drivers pick up travellers from two locations at Melbourne Airport, for Qantas, International and Virgin Australia passengers, the ride-share pick up zone is lane 1 of the forecourt. For Jetstar, TigerAir, Rex or AirNorth passengers, the pick up zone is level 2 inside the T4 Ground Transport Hub.

For more information see the Melbourne Airport website.



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