Venue & Accommodation

26 - 28 October 2022

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Melbourne, Victoria

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre


With the best and brightest practitioners

About Melbourne

Melbourne is an international cultural centre and the city serves as Australia’s cultural capital, with prominent offerings in the form of major events and festivals, drama, musicals, comedy, music, art, architecture, literature, film and television. The climate, waterfront location and nightlife make it one of the most vibrant destinations in Australia.

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre

Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is located in South Warf, Melbourne and has established itself as a hub for Australian exhibitions’ and events.

MCEC is the first convention centre in the world to be awarded the 6-star Green star environmental rating by the Green Building Council of Australia. They strive to be leaders in sustainable business practice

Address: Clarendon Rooms, 1 Convention Centre Place, South Wharf, Victoria 3006
Located closest to the Crown Complex

Getting There

Whether you arrive by driving, walking or public transport, the MCEC is very easy to get to.


Both Melbourne domestic and international airports are 40min drive from the Centre.

When you arrive from Melbourne Airport (also known as Tullamarine Airport), you have three options. You can catch a taxi from outside your terminal or request an Uber by following the signs outside your terminal to the pick up zones.

You can also get the Skybus, which has a service called the Southbank Docklands Express that stops at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC.

Public Transport

There are multiple modes of public transport from the airport to Melbourne City and the MCEC, from trams to buses. Please visit https://mcec.com.au/visit/visit-information for more information.


If you’re driving in, there is an abundance of convenient secure car parking available around MCEC. Nearby options include the South Wharf RetailSiddeley StFreeway and Montague Street car parks.

If you prefer to park onsite, Wilson Parking operates a secure underground car park at MCEC that offers a range of flexible rates. Click here for more information.


Melbourne Taxis are a convenient way to travel and when travelling from the airport to your destination, are available from designated taxi ranks only. Taxi ranks are located on the ground floor outside Terminal 1 and between Terminal 2 & 3.

If you’re heading to the Exhibition Centre, ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance.


IAP2 have reserved a number of rooms at a discounted rate with the Crowne Plaza Melbourne, Crown Promenade and Crown Metropol for the duration of the IAP2 Australasia Conference 2022. You can book and pay for accommodation through the registration system.

Crown Promenade

8 Whiteman Street
Southbank VIC Australia

The Standard King at Crown Promenade Melbourne offers a large 34 square metres, with soft muted tones and custom made beds. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide an abundance of natural light. In-room features include a king size bed, desk, window seat, large walk in shower, free internet and convenient amenities.

Room Only $250.00
Room & Breakfast for 1 $272.50
Room & Breakfast for 2 $295.00

Crown Metropol

8 Whiteman Street
Southbank VIC Australia

The Luxe King at Crown Metropol Melbourne has a huge custom made bed, chaise lounge, desk, floor-to-ceiling windows, fast and free internet, individual climate control, and boutique bath amenities.

Room Only $260.00
Room & Breakfast for 1 $292.00
Room & Breakfast for 2 $324.00

Crowne Plaza Melbourne

1/5 Spencer Street
Melbourne VIC Australia

Enjoy central accommodation in the heart of Melbourne; featuring large windows that offer spectacular views of Melbourne city and the large heated outdoor swimming pool. This spacious 25 sqm room has a luxurious king bed, a 42″ flat screen TV, work station, free WiFi access and generous modern bathroom with all the necessary amenities.

Room Only $250.00
Room & Breakfast for 1 $275.00

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