The MECC - Whitsundays
The MECC is a perfect place to see some of the big names from the entertainment industry around the world as well as local homegrown talent. There are plays and concerts, art exhibits and poetry readings. This truly is a well loved, well cared for and well used centre with something for everyone.
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The MECC (Mackay Entertainments and Convention Centre) is a $29 million state-of-the-art facility for conferences, exhibitions concerts and banquets, and also the winner of numerous tourism awards.
The MECC provised an all round purpose built entertainment centre functioning for events from children's theatre to mining conferences and music and arts festivals. With an history of providing entertainment as Mackay's first theatre the area is a locals favourite. The building itself was built with the contributions of residents amounting to one million dollars, showing the determination to make the business work.
With meeting rooms from 30 to 2,500 people and a 1,090 seat theatre the space here is enormous and a perfect place to hold big business conferences and plays. A short distance away from the city centre the MECC is in an ideal location to visit, take in some live music or theatre and find out why the locals love the place so much.
Monday: 9am - 4.30pm
Tuesday: 9am - 4.30pm
Wednesday: 9am - 4.30pm
Thursday: 9am - 4.30pm
Friday: 9am - 4.30pm
Saturday: 10am - 1pm