Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre


The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is Melbourne’s destination for big ideas and inspirational events. Showcasing an incredible range of spaces, innovative design and jaw-dropping food, they are home to the most spectacular local and international events and have everything you need to help your event.

Seafood Directions 2019 will be held on level 1 of the MCEC with the Gala being held in the Melbourne Room which offers unparalleled views of the city as well as the stunning Yarra River.

Address1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006




The events capital of Australia Visitors will find Melbourne an exciting city to explore. Modern architecture and design are juxtaposed with heritage buildings reflecting Australia’s cultural history. But beneath the city’s impressive façade, lies the true heart and soul of the city; laneways which snake the city grid to reveal cafes and bars, fashion houses, boutiques, innovative cuisine, galleries, theatres and museums.

Melbourne has a lively passion for social eating and drinking, which is reflected in the thousands of restaurants serving up gastronomic experiences from around the world. Everywhere you look you will uncover a vast array of fashionable cafes, where you can enjoy Melbourne's existential coffee and cafe culture to the fullest. Melbourne is a style-setter with some of the best shopping and nightlife in Australia. Whether you are searching for haute couture or vintage clothing, sparkling chardonnay, über-chic bars, clubs or jazz venues, Melbourne has it all.

Within an hour’s drive of the city, visitors can enjoy some of Australia’s most spectacular coastlines, wildlife reserves, wineries, temperate rainforests, surf beaches and historic townships.

Melbourne is also Australia's most user-friendly city for holding major events and conferences. It stands as the cultural capital of Australia and is authenticated in a non-stop program of festivals, major art exhibitions and musical extravaganzas. The city boasts many sporting spectaculars and a range of crowd-pleasing events



Novotel Melbourne South Wharf

7 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC 3006

  • -17% discount off the hotels full daily rates (01 – 31 OCT 2019)

  • Rates are dynamic and will change based on demand levels

  • Room types are also subject to availability

  • All rooms rates include:

§  Hotel Wi-Fi access

§  Complimentary in room bottled waters

§  24/7 access to hotel gym 


·         Additional hotel information:

  • Buffet Breakfast – can be selected during the booking process / or at any time during the stay from $35per person / per meal

  • Parking – The hotel is directly connected to DFO multi deck car park:

§  Self-parking @ $24 per exit with a validated parking ticket from the hotel reception

§  Valet parking @ $50 per 24 hours.  Bell staff are located at the hotel entrance who can park/ collect vehicles on request    


Pan Pacific Melbourne

2 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf VIC 3006

Rooms:             Standard Twin Rooms @ $250

                         Superior King Rooms @ $270