Why choose the MECC?

  • A boutique-size convention centre, the MECC offers affordable, world-class facilities delivered with small town hospitality and excellent customer service
  • It's situated in one of Australia's most vibrant and picturesque regional cities
  • Mackay offers an estimated 2000 rooms of 3.5-star standard and above, with more than six 4-star quality hotels located within easy walking distance of the MECC
  • The MECC Convention Precinct includes the award-winning Artspace Mackay (Mackay Regional Art Gallery), the Town Hall (City Centre Art Deco heritage building) and the Civic Lawn, for additional meeting space or off-site event functions
  • Mackay is strategically located as a central meeting point within Queensland - ideal for events drawing a State-wide audience or those from further afield
  • The huge 66,484 square kilometre Mackay Region offers diverse destination experiences, complemented by an enviable climate. Average daily temperatures range from just over 22C in the winter months of June-August, up to 30C during the summer months December-February.

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