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Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC)


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Against a backdrop of 20 years of hosting successful events, the calibre of the 2014 G20 Leaders Summit voted ‘best ever’, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre has earned an enviable track record. The knowledge and experience gained means providing an unmatched capability and unique depth of industry skills and know-how. BCEC celebrates this milestone by raising the bar even further to deliver next level events to its clients.

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  • The Centre is located in the heart of Brisbane in the riverside convention and cultural riverside precinct at South Bank.
  • Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre was the successful host venue for the ‘best ever’ 2014 G20 Leaders Summit.
  • The Centre’s boutique expansion, BCEC on Grey Street, designed specifically for small and medium sized conferences and events offering a unique collection of boutique event spaces.
  • BCEC is the only convention centre in Australia with three stand-alone tiered auditoria.
  • With a total of 44 meeting rooms, BCEC is capable of hosting meetings and events of every size from 8 to 8,000 people and can accommodate 5 concurrent conferences.
  • 20,000 sqm of dedicated exhibition space.
  • BCEC is the only Centre in Australia to offer a free conference app, including wayfinding.
  • The Centre has all its facilities under the one roof offering a wide range of in-house services.
  • The Centre has established a permanent art gallery space for its museum quality collection of Indigenous art, providing an intimate event space in a private art gallery environment.
  • Australia’s most awarded convention centre, BCEC has 156 industry awards including 64 catering awards.
  • Named Worldwide Convention Centre Team of the Year – C&IT Excellence Award 2012.
  • Green credentials are demonstrated through our EarthCheck Gold accreditation, AIPC Gold certification and AEG 1Earth partnership.
  • There are 66 hotels within three kilometres of the Centre including two directly adjacent to the Centre.
  • Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre is operated by the leading international venue management group, AEG Ogden.