Venue & Host City


WRFC10 will be held at the stunning Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC), located in the heart of Melbourne on the Yarra River.

The MCEC is Melbourne’s premier conference venue, and throughout the year, it hosts everything from meetings, conventions, and exhibitions, to concerts, trade shows, and gala dinners.

Getting to the MCEC

From getting to the venue by public transport, car, plane or on foot, get all you need to know here. 

Delegate safety is paramount

MCEC implements a Covid-19 VenueSafe plan. These measures are in place to keep delegates safe and are outlined here.

Great Minds Live Here!

Melbourne: Premier Conference Destination

Melbourne has been voted Australasia’s Leading Meetings and Conference Destination at the World Travel Awards (2013-2019).

The 10th World Recreational Fishing Conference, being held at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, will be a truly international conference, welcoming a diverse audience of around 400 speakers and delegates from across 20 countries.

Delegates will have access to uniquely Australian experiences. Melbourne has consistently ranked one of the world’s most liveable cities in the world (#2 in 2019), and is well known for its vibrancy, delicious food and coffee, and famous cultural and sporting events. A visit to Australia will truly inspire and delight. February is a great time to visit Melbourne. As the summer season continues, delegates can expect warm conditions and low humidity with temperatures averaging 26°C/79°F.