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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is front and centre in our wonderful city.

Alongside the Yarra River and just a walk from the city’s famous restaurants, bars, shops and arts precinct. The venue has direct access to quality accommodation and parking with public transport options accessible.

MCEC accessibility

Vision impairment

Braille is provided on all room door signage and fixed directional signage throughout the venue. MCEC is guide dog friendly and welcomes any registered assistance dogs into all areas of the building.

Assisted hearing

Most meeting rooms within the Convention Centre are equipped with TTA Hearing Assisted telephones and hearing assisted devices available to hire.

Wheelchair access

There are accessible toilets, ramps and lifts throughout our venue, including lift access from the car parks.

Getting there

Getting to MCEC is easy. Walk along the river from Melbourne’s city centre, catch a tram or train to our doorstep, or drive into one of several onsite secure carparks.

By car

If you’re getting dropped off to the Convention Centre, the entrance near DFO is the closest drop off point.


If you’re driving in, there is an abundance of convenient secure car parking available around MCEC.

Nearby car parks include:

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