Conferences, meetings & exhibitions

The Mackay Entertainment & Convention Centre (MECC) is a purpose built venue, catering for a broad range of events, including meetings, conferences, product launches, award dinners and exhibitions.


The centre is equipped with the latest audio visual technology and world-standard acoustic systems. To assist with the successful delivery of presentations, all rooms are fitted with a wireless network system to provide advanced and reliable services.

Web broadcasting is available, allowing audio, data and video conferencing services to be streamed across the internet and delivered to viewers in HD quality.

Our dedicated team of technical experts can assist you with all of your requirements from resetting your room, installing and operating your audio and lighting equipment through to rigging your theming.


Our professional team prides themselves in delivering a high quality selection of menus inspired by local and regional produce. Fresh quality produce combined with exquisite presentation and outstanding service provides a winning recipe for your event.

Seasonal menus are created to showcase fresh local and regional produce and are available as standard, deluxe or premium package selections.

Catering to special dietary requirements on application, our caterers can prepare food for persons with special requirements and are careful to label food at buffets, managing risks of possible allergic reactions.

View our catering compendium here.


The MECC has high speed Wi-Fi available for delegates, performers and hirers of the venue. High-speed NBN lines are also available.

Our competitively priced facility includes:

  • 10 dedicated meeting rooms under one roof
  • Meeting rooms available for 30 – 2500 people
  • Seating for up to 1800 delegates
  • Flat floor space that can accommodate 2500 people
  • Wheelchair accessibility
  • Full stage and technical facilities including wireless internet plus state-of the-art sound and lighting equipment
  • Adjacent car parking
  • Large foyer registration area
  • Dedicated professional team of event coordinators assisting in coordinating all operational, technical and catering requirements
  • Full range of business facilities

Find out more

kit  MECC event planners guide
MECC Exhibitions Guide MECC exhibitions guide
about  About us
fees  MECC fees, charges & capacities
maps  MECC venue maps
cateringMECC catering compendium
207580Terms & conditions
207579Photo gallery
207578MECC online venue hire enquiry