The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) is conveniently located in the heart of Melbourne. Just thirty minutes from Melbourne International Airport and with public transport on the door step, the MCEC is easily accessible for all visitors.
Please visit the Public Transport Victoria website for timetable details.
From Monday to Friday, bus route 237 goes via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street, which is roughly a five-minute walk to MCEC.
Route Map: https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/route/view/8177
Melbourne is famous for its iconic trams and getting to the MCEC by tram is convenient and easy. Tram routes 96, 109 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will both stop directly outside the Clarendon Street entrance.
Route Map: https://www.ptv.vic.gov.au/stop/view/18185/
Driving to the Exhibition Centre? If you’re getting dropped off, the Clarendon Street entrance is the closest entrance. Otherwise if you’re driving in, the Exhibition Centre car park can be accessed via Normanby Road. Parking fees apply.
Arriving by taxi or Uber? Ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance.
2 Clarendon Street, South Wharf, Victoria
Overseas visitors may need to apply for a visa to enter Australia.
There are several types of visa that may be applicable depending on what you plan to do while in Australia, and where you are travelling from. Please click on the links below for more information.
All international visitors who require a visa should lodge their visa applications at least 6 to 8 weeks prior to the intended date of travel. This will permit a suitable period of time for the department to process the visa applications.
To assist in the streamlining of the visa process, all visa applicants should ensure that their applications are completed fully, and that all documentary and evidentiary requirements are addressed and met.
Travel and Accommodation Booking
MICE2020 has partnered with FBI Travel in order to assist our exhibitors with getting the most suitable exhibition rates when booking travel and accommodation. FBI is a privately owned Australian travel agency with over 20 years industry experience. They pride themselves on their personalised local expertise and service. Together with their strong buying network and local industry partners, they can assist in creating your customised travel itinerary whether it be for your first or return trip to Melbourne/Australia.
Click HERE to fill out the FBI Travel enquiry form, after which a consultant from FBI Travel will be in contact to discuss options.
Letter of Invitation
You may require a Letter of Invitation to accompany your visa application. To request a Letter of Invitation, please send a copy of your passport and confirmation of your MICE ticket purchase to: email@example.com
Please refer to the document below for important information on customs and bringing goods into Australia.