MCEC hosts 247 events in 2018/19

Melbourne, 11th July: The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), now celebrating its 10th anniversary, has posted some record results in the one year since the venue expansion at MCEC was completed.

MCEC, which open in July 2009, has hosted more than 7,000 events and welcomed millions of visitors to the venue. Since the new expansion was completed in July 2018, the venue has hosted 247 events including meetings, conferences and exhibitions.

MCEC’s Chief Executive, Peter King, stated, “In the 2018/19 year, we have contributed more than A$1.1 billion (US$767 million) in economic impact to the state of Victoria… In the last seven years we’ve more than doubled our revenue and we are on track to exceed A$100 million (US$70 million) next year.”

Source: MCEC news release