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Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre
1 Convention Centre Pl, South Wharf VIC 3006

Opening days and hours

Tuesday 12 March 2024 09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 13 March 2024 09:00 - 17:00
Thursday 14 March 2024 09:00 - 17:00
Friday 15 March 2024 09:00 - 15:00 



When and where is APPEX 2024 being held?

APPEX 2024 will be held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre between 12-15 March 2024.

What are the opening hours?

Tuesday 12 March 2024 09:00 - 17:00

Wednesday 13 March 2024 09:00 - 17:00

Thursday 14 March 2024 09:00 - 17:00

Friday 15 March 2024 09:00 - 15:00

How can I get there?


To ensure you arrive safely we have organised a courtesy shuttle bus to assist with pick up from the airport. Book in your spot on the shuttle bus by filling in the form here


The closest station is Southern Cross. Once you exit the station, you can catch the 96, 109 or 12 tram routes and arrive at MCEC in just a few stops. For train timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.


Tram routes 96, 109 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will take you to our Clarendon Street entrance. Otherwise, tram routes 48 and 70 (Stop D5) take you to Flinders Street. From there, it’s just a short walk up Clarendon Street until you reach MCEC. For tram timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.


From Monday to Friday, bus route 237 goes via Southern Cross Station to Lorimer Street, which is roughly a five-minute walk to MCEC. For bus timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner.


Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has a car park located within the Exhibition Centre. Additionally, there are secure car parks located in and around South Wharf including, South Wharf Retail Car Park, Siddeley Street Carpark, Freeway Carpark and Montague Street Carpark.


Ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance. There are two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place.

Do I need to register to attend the exhibition and how much does it cost?

Registration to attend the Exhibition is free. 

Tickets to the Leaders' Forum are paid and seating is limited.

I am a student, can I attend?

Tertiary-level students are encouraged to attend and explore the industry in which they plan their career.

Who can I contact with general queries?

Please email and our friendly team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Who can I contact about exhibiting at the show?

Contact Alana and a member of our friendly team will get back to you as soon as possible.

Alana Smith 
Sales Executive
+ 61 3 9321 6750

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