Venue Guide

Host An Event at the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre is a beautiful and spacious venue located on the Swan River, boasting a floor space of over 172,000 sq ft and able to cater for up to 5,000 delegates. It contains state-of-the-art facilities including 6 exhibition pavilions, 23 meeting rooms and a 2,500 seat theatre.


Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre—Key Info

Are you considering holding your next big event at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre? If so, look no further as we have compiled all the key information you’ll need to decide whether this venue is right for you.

Venue Address

12 Mounts Bay Road, Perth WA 6000

Venue Website






Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre Capacity

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre has space to host events for thousands of delegates. Here are some sample rooms from the venue and their capacities.



BelleVue Ballroom 1

1000 (theatre)

Pavilion 4 + 5 combined

5,200 (theatre)

Vocus Suite

45 (classroom)

River View Room 4 +5 combined

540 (theatre)

Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre Facilities

In House Catering Available


In House Audio & Visual Facilities


Wifi Provisions

Wifi Available


The main drop-off and pick-up location is via the Plaza entry adjacent to the Adina Apartment Hotel Perth and provides direct access to Level 1, where the exhibition halls, Vocus Boardrooms and speaker preparation rooms are.

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Getting to the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Air Travel

PCEC is only a 20 minute drive away from Perth Airport, an international airport that has incoming flights from all over the world.

Airport shuttles are also available to transport you from the airport to hotels, motels and hostels around Perth. Tickets for a shuttle can be purchased at both the Domestic and International Airport Terminals.

Both domestic and international airports have taxi ranks and rideshare pick up points.

The average domestic airport to city fare is $32
The average international airport to city far is $40

Train Travel

PCEC is located adjacent to the Swan River, Elizabeth Quay train station and bus port or 10 minutes to Perth Underground train station.

PCEC is less than 20 minutes from Perth Railway Station on foot, with hotels on the way there to stop off at.

Train services operate from 5 am to midnight daily (2 am on Saturday and Sunday). On weekdays, trains run every two to fifteen minutes until 7:30 pm, after which they run every 20 minutes. On weekends and public holidays, trains run every fifteen minutes, post-midnight on Saturday and Sunday trains run every hour until 2 am.

Local Travel

Hire Cars are available from Avis, Budget, Eurpcar, Hertz, Redspot and Thrifty.

PCEC is a nominated Cab Spot location, and the Cap Spot number is 1088.

There is a free bus service, CATS (central area transport service) that operates around Perth CBD and stops at points of interest in the city. These buses are colour coded, and a blue CAT stop is located at the Elizabeth Quay Busport adjacent to the PCEC.

A Free Transit Zone (FTZ) also operates in the city and provides free public transport within the Perth city boundaries. Bus stops that are part of this zone can be identified with the FTZ logo.

Nearby Parking

Secure parking managed by the City of Perth is available and conveniently located beneath PCEC, accessible via 3 lifts providing direct building access.
This car park is open 24/7 and is accessible via Mill St, Mounts Bay Rd, or the Riverside Dv off-ramp from Mitchell Freeway. Guests can pay using cash, credit card or City of Perth Parking Card Centre access, which grants direct access to PCEC during opening hours via central foyer lift and staircases. Visitors can contact 1300 889 613.

Hotels and Accommodation near Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Delegates have a wonderful choice of 4 and 5-star city hotels with panoramic views of the Swan River, as well as self-catering and budget hostels within walking distance of the Perch Convention and Exhibition Centre. Over 2,000 rooms are available within a 1km radius, expanding to approximately 8,000 within the wider Perth Central Business District.

The closest accommodation to PCEC is the Adina Apartment Hotel Perth, which boasts a 4-star rating and over 100 rooms at prices starting at prices around $130, and is barely a 5-minute walk from PCEC.

Other hotels close by include the Parmelia Hilton Perth, the Citadines St Georges Terrace Perth, and the InterContinental Perth City Centre, an IHG Hotel.

Bars & Restaurants around Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

There is a range of restaurants and bars for delegates to choose from, including the refined C Restaurant in the Skin and the well-loved and modern Mount Street Breakfast Bar. On the waterfront there are also places such as Amberjacks fish and chips restaurant, Oyster Bar Elizabeth Quay and Gusto Gelato ice cream. Inside PCEC is @Liberty Cafe & Bar.

Past Events Held at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

Thanks to the versatility of the many spaces at PCEC, a range of successful events have been held here in the past, including:

  • Kingdomcity
  • Oz Comic Con
  • Perth Home Show
  • Supanova Pop Culture Expo
  • Channel Seven Perth Telethon which ran from 2005 to 2019
  • Casino Royale in Concert

The Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre Reviews

241 reviewers gave the Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre 4 out of 5 stars on Tripadvisor.

How To Hold An Event At Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre

You can find out more about hosting an event at Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre by contacting the venue directly here:

Phone: +61 8 9338 0362

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