Melbourne is a vibrant city with a rich culture. This heritage and other social functions are celebrated at the Melbourne City Conference Centre (MCCC) every month. Regardless of your event type, Melbourne’s Central Business District offers a unique choice.
It’s convenient for organizing dinners, funeral service receptions, anniversaries, and conferences. Other organizers for events like weddings, birthdays, and cocktail parties can use this venue. Here are some reasons to hold events at this conference centre.
The Relaxing Atmosphere
Since the Melbourne City Conference Centre is close to the train station, access for guests and celebrants is easy. Also, they can use extra parking spaces at the State Library. The CBD is a warm and friendly environment for educational, corporate and social activities. Planning an event might be stressful, but you could chill out for a cup of coffee during a visit to this city centre. The area has good restaurants, hotels, bars, and many amenities.
Options of Space for Events
The Price Hall
The MCCC’s Price Hall is ideal for organizing events for small groups of people. It has a seating capacity and theatre-style arrangement for about 40 guests. However, people with disabilities can’t access the hall from Swanston Street. Access for wheelchair users is only through Little Lonsdale Street.
It might be a small hall with ample space, but there’s provision for kitchenette services. Also, there are separate bathrooms for disabled, male, and female users. Celebrants and event planners can use built-in AV systems like sound, projectors, and screen. Events at this MCCC venue include lectures in classroom setups and meetings.
The Chapel Hall
The MCCC’s Chapel Hall is attached to the Price hall, but with a bigger space and more amenities. As a multi-venue conference centre, its facilities are friendly to handicappers. There’s a kitchen with safety installations like fire extinguishers. This section of the conference centre can accommodate about 1,000 guests.
Common events at the Chapel Hall include seminars and workshops. You can access its main entrance from the Chapel’s basement. If you are organizing a corporate event, guests can take coffee breaks in the auditorium beside this hall. Other amenities on this open floor plan hall are the kitchen and retractable display screens.
The MCCC’s auditorium seats over 700 guests, and it’s close to the Chapel. It has great aesthetic interior design and functional space. Apart from it’s an ideal choice for concerts, this auditorium has digital audio-visual equipment. The technological features like PreSonus Studio Live 24.4.2 and structural design of this hall create a comfortable ambience for event guests. If you need to drop extra equipment for your event, use Knox Lane because it’s more accessible to this auditorium.
Also, this hall is well-illuminated and the light effects can be controlled from the AV Booth. You can use the high-speed broadband internet service to post live feeds on social media during your seminar.
Wedding at the Chapel
Couples can’t forget the memories of their wedding ceremonies in this Chapel. It’s decorated with Victoria architecture like other notable heritage structures in Melbourne. The Chapel’s Gothic architecture reminds couples of wedding vows similar to past centuries. It’s a rich heritage that Australians preserve. However, it’s open for the public to share memories with this Chapel Hall. When guests and couples arrive, they can use the AV (audiovisual) facilities in the 1863 worship hall.
The 180-seat hall has ample space to move around and use common places like the aisle, and bathrooms. At the Melbourne City Conference Centre’s Chapel, religious organizations also perform their meetings and church activities.