Located on the south bank of the Yarra River and just 20 minutes walk from the city centre is the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), Australia’s largest and most versatile convention and exhibition facility. As the world’s first 6-Star Green Star environmentally rated convention centre, MCEC continuously raises standards in technology and sustainability, and sets the benchmark for venue service. MCEC has over 4,000 hotel rooms at its doorstep, and another 13,000 within a 15 minute tram ride. 

Visitors looking for a truly Melbourne experience will find it here at the MCEC - art, entertainment, culture, food and wine – all encapsulated by outstanding, award-winning architectural design.

WHY MCEC IS THE RIGHT CHOICE FOR WD2022

SOUTH WHARF PRECINCT

The bustling South Wharf Precinct is located on the doorstep of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre. In addition to the DFO shopping centre, South Wharf is home to an array of great waterside dining housed in restored heritage sheds on the southern bank of Melbourne’s Yarra River. Delegates will be able to enjoy international cuisines such as Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Bavarian and modern Australian with over 15 restaurants serving the best local produce.


South Wharf is a leisurely ten-minute walk along the river from Southbank and Federation Square, or a short stroll over the Seafarers Bridge from Northbank and Docklands.

CENTRAL LOCATION

In the midst of bustling restaurants, hotels,

shopping and entertainment. Only 20

minutes from Melbourne Airport

ACCOMMODATION

Fully integrated with the Pan Pacific

Melbourne and Novotel Melbourne South Wharf

INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION EQUIPMENT

Simultaneous interpretation and translation

equipment is available

SUSTAINABILITY

6-Star Green Star environmental rating,

sustainable design and operations

LATEST TECHNOLOGY

State-of-the-art audio visual,

communications and IT and free Wi-Fi

ACCESSIBILITY

MCEC’s environment is inclusive and

addresses the access needs of all venue

users. MCEC’s full Accessibility Action Plan is

available at www.mcec.com.au