As the nation’s capital, Canberra offers access to some of Australia’s most prestigious venues including national galleries, museums and government buildings. So to help you with planning your next business event in Canberra, here are a few interesting venues and ideas for you to consider.
Canberra has the kind of venues that are only ever found in a nation’s capital! Why not host cocktails and dinner under the wings of an authentic Lancaster Bomber at the Australian War Memorial. Or combine a private tour of the Collection at National Gallery of Australia with your event? You can host a gala event in the Great Hall at Parliament House, one of the few such buildings in the world available for private use. Or hold a private film screening or take your group on a Tim the Yowie Man ghost tour at the National Film and Sound Archive, there is really so many unique options for a business event in Canberra!
In Canberra there are loads of local teambuilding suppliers, one of which is Sabre HQ. They offer a range of options like high energy sport-based activities at the Australian Institute of Sport or on Lake Burley-Griffin. As well as more chill options like animal encounters at The National Zoo & Aquarium and Jamala Wildlife Lodge.
Food and beverage experiences
Lake George to the north of Canberra is home to a number of award-winning wineries including Clonakilla and Lark Hill. This area is also home to Poacher’s Pantry where they cure and smoke their own meats.
The food scene within the city has also exploded over the past few years. Some of the stand out options including Pilot (a finalist Gourmet Traveller’s New Restaurant of the Year 2020) perfect for small group degustation dining, or Courgette for classic fine dining. Finally, Pialligo Estate offers a country experience that could be styled like a grower’s market or picnic on the lawn, something unique for your delegates.
While Parliament is sitting, occupancy is very high but if you can plan around this, you have the most extraordinary volume and range of accommodation available to you. Some of our favourites include Hotel Realm which is within walking distance to Parliament House or the truly unique and architecturally designed Ovolo’s Hotel Nishi.
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