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Why Melbourne?

As the retail hub of Australia, we could think of no better place to host an event evolving the sector! Featuring Australia’s largest concentration of retailers, we’ve made it easy for the entire sector to attend. The Melbourne Convention Centre is large enough to host 3000+ delegates and connect them to the innovators and thought leaders in the retail sector through our interactive expo. Centrally located within minutes walk of Southern Cross Station, you’ll find it easy to get to New Retail ‘19 through many transport options.

As the retail hub of Australia, we could think of no better place to host an event evolving the sector! Featuring Australia’s largest concentration of retailers, we’ve made it easy for the entire sector to attend. The Melbourne Convention Centre is large enough to host 3000+ delegates and connect them to the innovators and thought leaders in the retail sector through our interactive expo. Centrally located within minutes walk of Southern Cross Station, you’ll find it easy to get to New Retail ‘19 through many transport options.

How To Get There

New Retail ’19 will be on February 25 – 27, 2019 at Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre (MCEC). To get there, Tram routes 96, 109 and 12 (Stop 124A Casino/MCEC) will all 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 us.

 

For tram timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner

Our 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.

 

For train timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner

If you’re being dropped off at the Exhibition Centre, our Clarendon Street entrance is the closest entrance. If you’re getting a lift to the Convention Centre, the entrance near DFO is the closest drop off point. If you’re driving in, our Exhibition Centre car park can be accessed via Normanby Road. You can view more parking options below.

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.

 

For bus timetables or further trip planning, use Public Transport Victoria’s Journey Planner

If you’re heading to the Exhibition Centre, ask your taxi or Uber driver to drop you off at MCEC’s Clarendon Street entrance. If you’re going to the Convention Centre, ask your driver to drop you off at Convention Centre Place, next to Pan Pacific Melbourne and DFO South Warf. We have two nearby taxi ranks – Crown, Clarendon Street and DFO, Convention Centre Place.

When you arrive from Melbourne Airport (also known as Tullamarine Airport), you have three options. You can catch a taxi from outside your terminal or request an Uber by following the signs outside your terminal to the pick up zones. You can also get the Skybus, which has a service called the Southbank Docklands Express that stops at the Clarendon Street entrance of MCEC. Receive 5% discount on purchasing tickets online by entering the promotional code ‘MCEC’.

Official Accommodation Partner

Delegates may secure accommodations directly with the official accommodation partner, Crown Melbourne. Guests need to quote New Retail Accommodationto secure group rates and provide credit card details to guarantee a reservation.

Crown Tower Melbourne

Crown Towers Melbourne / Crown Promenade Melbourne

 8 Whiteman St, Southbank VIC, 3006 Australia

+61 3 9292 6868

reservations.mct@crownhotels.com.au

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