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Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Awarded for F&B

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC) was the winner of two major industry awards on Tuesday (Feb 25) at the  Victorian Meetings & Events Industry Awards (MEA), held at the RACV Club in Melbourne.

The aptly named Frank Burger (left) and Shaun Bowles
(right) have been awarded for dishing out yummies
at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre 

MCEC’s Event Operations Manager Chris Connelly won the MEA award for Operations Person of the Year, a testament to his exceptional leadership qualities and operational and management skills.

Connelly heads operations for the hundreds of events the MCEC holds each year.

“Chris’ efforts have been instrumental in securing significant accolades and accreditations for the MCEC, and this commitment and initiative has gained him enormous respect with his colleagues and the meetings and events industry in general,” said MCEC chief executive Leigh Harry.

“Chris and his team are the key players in ensuring the seamless opening of the Melbourne’s new convention centre this year which will be the most advanced convention and exhibition space in the Southern Hemisphere.”

MCEC’s F&B manager Frank Burger and executive chef Shaun Bowles collected the MEA award for Banqueting and Catering.

“The MCEC is at the forefront of business events catering with its own experienced in-house chefs, dedication to quality produce from local producers, support of the Victorian wine industry and continuous interaction with clients to ensure the success of every event,’ Leigh said 

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