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.

Goldfields Event Space


Goldfields Event Space is a stunning and modern room that's completely scalable, flexible and adaptable. Accommodating up to 980 people, the stylish area offers all the space you need for sophisticated gala dinners, long lunches or inspiring exhibitions. Featuring adjustable walls that let you configure the room to your needs, this space is perfectly designed for a range of bespoke events.

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Capacity range

  • Theatre

    980 people

  • Classroom

    525 people

  • Cocktail

    1251 people

  • Banquet

    740 people

  • Cabaret

    600 people

  • Event space

    1501 sqm

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Room details

Room features
  • Adjustable acoustic walls

  • Access to foyer for pre-event registration and catering

  • Organiser office and hospitality suites

  • Floor pits (power, data, water, waste, air)

  • Support of a dedicated event planner

  • Goldfields Café + Bar, exhibition bays and meeting rooms nearby

  • Close to car parks, taxi and ride share zones.

Accessibility features
  • Space is on ground level

  • Accessible parking and lift at Door 10, Exhibition Centre Basement Car Park  

  • Braille door signage

  • Entry via automatic sliding door

  • Guide dog friendly

  • Flexible seating available

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

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

  • Wheelchair accessible toilets nearby

  • Ambulant toilets nearby

  • Prams and strollers must be stored in the Cloak Room at the Customer Service desk next to Goldfields Café

Room location