top of page

10 Conference Planning Tips from MCEC

Welcome to March! As we enter a new season, things are ramping up in the events world.

This month, Melbourne comes alive with comedy, fashion, fast cars and food festivals. Our city is the perfect backdrop for your next event, and we are front and centre.

Keep reading to find out our top tips for planning your next conference in Melbourne and a guide to our best large event spaces that will set your next event up for success.

And make sure you check out our piece on David Howie, MCEC’s Customer Service Manager who’s been elevating the event attendee experience for 20 years!

See you soon,


If you’re new to the game or fancy seeing our take on things, we’ve put together our top 10 tips on organising a conference. Follow our guide to make your next event seamless.

Read On

David Howie is the definition of a people person. He’s been making sure everyone visiting MCEC has a good time for 20 years. Go behind the scenes of his dynamic, multifaceted role.

See What He Gets up To

We’re made for large-scale events and have many versatile spaces to make your next event momentous. Check out this run down of seven rooms at MCEC that make a big impression.

Get the Info

See what inspiring events are coming up at MCEC

View all events

General Enquiries

+61 3 9235 8000


+61 3 9235 8210

Built on the banks of the Birrarung (Yarra River), 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.

We recognise the significance of the Birrarung to Traditional Owners as a life source and a meeting place and seek to honour a 40,000-year tradition of building community and exchanging ideas on these lands.

bottom of page