19-22 September, 2023
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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

This years GEC23 event will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre.

1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006
(03) 9235 8000
9am-5pm / 7 days a week

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is the name given to two adjacent buildings next to the Yarra River in South Wharf. Throughout the year, it hosts everything from meetings, conventions, and exhibitions, to concerts, trade shows, and gala dinners. The Convention Centre consists of a 5,564-seat hall (Plenary Hall) that can be divided into three separate theatres, 30 meeting rooms of various sizes, and a grand banquet room. The Exhibition Centre has a pillarless space of 39,000 square metres, all contained on one continuous floor.

Getting here

Getting to the Melbourne Exhibition Centre by bus, train, tram or car is easy! Here are some tips:

Public Transport

Getting to MECC via public transport is easy and efficient with bus, train and tram options available. More information about planning your journey via public transport can be found on the Public Transport Victoria website.

BUS: 232, 235, 605


TRAM: 109, 12, 70, 96


Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has a car park located within the Exhibition Centre. Additionally, there are secure car parks located in and around South Wharf including, South Wharf Retail Car Park, Siddeley Street Carpark, Freeway Carpark and Montague Street Carpark. Visit MCEC website for more information

Closest carparks

Exhibition Centre Carpark

Company: Wilson Parking Opening hours: 24/7 hours Enter/Exit: Normanby Road Clearance Height: 2.2 metres Please note that our car park can reach capacity early in the day during busy events.

For rates or to book ahead and save visit the Wilson Parking website

Siddeley Street Carpark

Company: Care Park Opening hours: 24/7 hours Enter/Exit: Corner of Siddeley Street and Flinders Street, Docklands Clearance Height: 1.9 metres

For rates visit the Care Park website

Freeway Carpark

Company: Wilson Parking Opening hours: 24/7 hours Enter/Exit: Normanby Road and Munro Street. Collect a validation ticket when making a purchase from DFO and receive a 50 per cent discount on your parking rate.

For rates visit the Wilson Parking website


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