Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) Acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Narrm, the Wurundjeri Woi Wurrung people of the Kulin Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past and present, and to Elders of all First Nations communities that visit MCEC.

Sustainable events guide

Looking to integrate sustainability into your event? Explore the simple yet impactful ways we can help you infuse sustainability into every aspect of your event – whether it's food choices, setup, transportation, energy use, or waste management. Plus, discover how our team is working to fulfil our sustainability goals and what our eco-friendly venue has to offer.

What you can do

What we do

Creating carbon-neutral events

Registered consultants can assist in calculating and offsetting your event's carbon footprint. Carbon neutrality is possible through the Australian Government's Climate Active certification program. Certification comes with a recognisable "stamp" for your communications and collateral.

To start:

  1. Find suppliers and resources at .

  2. Engage a registered environmental consultant to help you achieve carbon neutral certification. OR

  3. Explore carbon calculators like South Pole's Climate Calculate or Climate Compensate tools.

  4. Connect with our MCEC Sustainability Manager to receive an excel-based event carbon calculator (not valid for offsets).

Sustainable Events Guide to Create Carbon Neutral Events