General Information

Show Dates

Tuesday, 26 November: Pre-conference training workshops
Wednesday, 27 November & Thursday, 28 November:
Conference and exhibition

Exhibition Hall Hours

Wednesday, 27 November: 9.00am-5.00pm
Thursday, 28 November:  9.00am-3.30pm

Networking Drinks

Wednesday, 27 November: 5.00pm-6.00pm
(open to all pre-registered attendees)


Pre-conference Workshops:
Melbourne Convention Centre
Level 2
1 Clarendon Place
South Wharf VIC 3006

Conference and Exhibition:
Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
Entry via Door 5
2 Clarendon Street
South Wharf VIC 3006

T: (61 3) 9235 8000

Getting Here

Our venue is located in the heart of the City is accessible by rail, road and subway.

By Train
Take the train to Southern Cross Station. Tram numbers 96, 109 and 112 travel past Southern Cross Station down Spencer/Clarendon Streets and stop opposite the MCEC. Train timetable information is available from Connex Melbourne on 1800 800 705 or on the website

By Tram
Trams numbers 96, 112 and 109 travel down Spencer/Clarendon Streets and stop opposite the Clarendon Street entrance at MCEC. Tram numbers 48 and 70 stop at the end of Flinders Street. Walk towards the Yarra River, across the new pedestrian bridge. Tram timetable information is available from the Metlink Melbourne website

By Bus
By Bus: Bus route 238 operates to and from Southern Cross Station to Convention Centre Place between the hours of 10am-3pm, Monday to Friday. The coach pick-up/drop off point is coach bay 1, Convention Centre Place (closest to DFO South Wharf).

By Taxi
Taxis take 20 minutes from the airport and cost around $40. Drop off points are at 1 Convention Centre Place or 2 Clarendon Street, South Wharf.


Reduced rate parking vouchers are available from the registration counter for those choosing to parking in the MEC carpark off Normanby Street. Use the card when you exit the carpark to obtain the discounted rate. The discounted day rate is $18.

For information on parking options visit

Patrons are advised that due to increased activity in the South Wharf Precinct, parking under the Melbourne Exhibition Centre (Normanby Road entrance) may reach capacity. Public transport is encouraged. 

There is a range of alternate parking options in the immediate vicinity of Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, including:

Please visit to consider available public transport routes and to view the list of alternate parking options.