Venue: Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre | MCEC
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf 3006
The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is superbly located on the banks of Melbourne's Yarra River, close to the heart of the CBD and just 30 minutes from Melbourne's International Airport. The new Convention Centre has received worldwide acclaim for achieving a 6 Star Green Star environmental rating by the Green Building Council of Australia, the first in the world for a convention centre.
The modern complex is a landmark in the area, perched on the south bank of the Yarra River, and surrounded on all sides by trams, trains, buses, taxi ranks and ample car parking. A short stroll along the iconic Southbank Promenade places you in the heart of Melbourne city – Australia's culture, cuisine and events capital – where visitors can enjoy a perfect café latte or award-winning local wine at any time of day or night.
The venue is an easy walking distance from a range of accommodation options, which will be available to delegates to book at the time of registering for the Conference.
By partnering with some of Australia’s leading charities across health, housing and food sustainability, MCEC believe they can make a real impact to people in need.
By choosing local produce, MCEC support the growth of small businesses, decrease their food miles and put Victorian producers on the world stage for visitors like you to enjoy.
The MCEC sustainability and community approach includes:
- Maximum natural light – 18 metre tall glass façade
- Energy efficient lighting
- Displacement ventilation
- Solar hot water
- Sustainable use of building materials
- Ongoing community engagement
Acknowledgement of Country
We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land, the Wurundjeri people, on which Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is built. We pay our respects to their Elders, past and present.
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