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.

Melbourne Room


Melbourne Room is the ideal location for your next gala, ceremony or banquet - with a difference. Its super wide window lets you treat dinner guests to a view in the twinkling night sky or benefit from natural sunlight at your luxury luncheon. Our tech team can help you create a unique atmosphere with stunning customised lighting options and audio designs. Melbourne Room also features its own foyer overlooking the city’s skyline, perfect for spectacular pre-dinner drinks or event registration before the main event.

Explore our floor plans and space capacities guide

Capacity range

  • Theatre

    2232 people

  • Classroom

    864 people

  • Cocktail

    2007 people

  • Banquet

    1450 people

  • Cabaret

    1160 people

  • Event space

    2408 sqm


Room details

Room features
  • Natural light with stunning views of Melbourne and Yarra River

  • Customisable lighting, audio and digital displays

  • Dressing rooms and cloaking facilities

  • Adjacent foyer space for pre-event registration and catering

  • Support of a dedicated event planner

  • Specialist lighting, vision, audio, multimedia and rigging support

Accessibility features
  • Room is on level 2 of Convention Centre with a lift access nearby

  • Accessible parking and lift at Door 6 and 10, Exhibition Centre Basement Car Park

  • Braille door signage

  • Entry via automatic door, activated by push button

  • Guide dog friendly

  • Hearing assisted devices available for hire

  • 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 allowed

Technology features

Pre-installed technology:

  • Intelligent lectern with fixed microphones and presentation computer

  • High definition projector and screen

  • Vision control system

  • PA system for sound amplification

  • Audio control desk

  • Basic stage lighting with control

  • Multifunction touch panel

  • Large Stage

Optional extras:

  • Wireless microphones

  • Display screens

  • Recording or streaming equipment

  • Lighting and rigging

  • Lectern branding

  • Wireless internet

Please note this space requires a minimum of two operators.

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