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.

Clarendon Room


Clarendon Room offers stunning panoramic views of our iconic steel blade, from Melbourne's South Wharf to the CBD, through floor-to-ceiling windows. Ideal for up to 100 people, it's perfect for cocktail parties, smaller dinner events, breakfasts, lunches, meetings, lectures or keynote speeches. Our event experts will help create a unique lighting, audio and multimedia experience. With state-of-the-art technology and breathtaking views, Clarendon Room will make a lasting impact.

Explore our floor plans and space capacities guide

Capacity range

  • Theatre

    109 people

  • Classroom

    42 people

  • Cocktail

    97 people

  • Banquet

    80 people

  • Cabaret

    64 people

  • Boardroom

    36 people

  • U-shaped boardroom

    36 people

  • Event space

    116 sqm


Room details

Room features
  • Views of Melbourne and the Yarra River

  • Support of a dedicated event planner

  • Technical advice and support

  • Close to public transport and parking

Accessibility features
  • Room on level 4 of Exhibition Centre with lift access nearby

  • Accessible parking and lift at Door 1, Exhibition Centre Basement Car Park

  • Guide dog friendly

  • Flexible seating available

  • Wheelchair seating can be arranged, depending on chosen room layout

  • Wide seats

  • Seats with armrests available, depending on setup chosen

  • Stage ramp or stage lift available, depending on chosen stage setup and room layout

  • Wheelchair accessible toilets nearby

  • Ambulant toilets nearby

  • Prams and strollers allowed

Technology features

This room is a blank canvas that can be custom fitted with technology to suit your unique event requirements.

Room location