Virtual Site Inspections

RACV Noosa Resort

RACV Noosa Resort

 

 

Looking at hosting an event on the Sunshine Coast? RACV Noosa Resort has 7 flexible-format rooms with an abundance of natural light, along with inviting alfresco and undercover spaces for breakouts, displays, workshops and pre/post-event gatherings! This venue is perfect for small to medium sized conferences of up to 150 delegates. 

Situated on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast and overlooking a pristine wetlands sanctuary, RACV Noosa Resort is just 30 minutes’ drive from Sunshine Coast Airport and 90 minutes from Brisbane Airport. It provides a secluded and relaxed location for your event, while still being close to Noosa’s iconic Hastings Street, pristine beach and national park. Delegates can access these with ease utilising the resorts complimentary shuttle bus operating every half hour on the hour between 8am and 6pm. 

RACV Noosa Resort also offers team building activities to boost team morale, they have a range of seasonal activities to choose from and are also open to custom ideas. Onsite, they have Dazza’s Bar with a contemporary menu and a range of local and imported beers and wine as well as Arcuri Restaurant and an outdoor terrace which is located opposite the pool and perfect for private events.

The contemporary resort offers 52 one-bedroom apartments, 75 two and three-bedroom apartments and 50 multi-storey three-bedroom villas, totalling 338 bedrooms with their own private bathrooms. As the complex was originally built to be a high-end residential village, the apartments are full-sized and much bigger than your average accommodation. They have a number of recreation facilities such as a gym, day spa, heated swimming pool, floodlit tennis courts, plunge pool and bike hire. Perfect for executives wanting to bring their families for a pre/post conference holiday.

Nearby you will find beautiful walking trails, Fraser Island, Australia Zoo and markets, galleries and shops. There is something for everyone! 

If you want more information or need help finding the perfect venue for your next business event, contact us today and utilise our free venue sourcing service.

The Robertson Hotel

The Robertson Hotel

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Have you been watching The Traitor on TV lately? Let us introduce you to the location that it was filmed at, The Robertson Hotel.

The Robertson Hotel is steeped in history. Built in 1924 and located in the picturesque Southern Highlands, this hotel remains true to much of its original ambiance, however has a fresh and modern twist. If you are searching for a venue for an upcoming corporate getaway, team building activity or a business meeting that offers delegates charm with a welcoming atmosphere, continue reading or contact us today for more info! 

Boasting 39 guest rooms ranging from their cosy heritage rooms with shared bathrooms, through to their beautiful King Deluxe rooms, and two and three bedroom suites for larger groups, The Robertson Hotel has something for any occasion. Aside from accommodation and conference spaces, they have an enticing restaurant, Gatsby-style bar, cafe and expansive, majestic gardens. The Robertson is donned with stunning high ceilings and opulent open fireplaces, sure to transport you and your delegates to a bygone era of old world charm.

The Robertson Hotel also offers a beautiful ballroom complete with a sparkling chandelier. With endless options of activities, experiences, quality accommodation and dining options, The Robertson Hotel is the ultimate Southern Highlands location for your next corporate event! Imagine hosting your next business event at a location that you have been watching on TV every week.. 

For free venue sourcing, contact us today and let us relieve some of the stress of event planning! 

Top Queensland venues: part two!

Top Queensland venues: part two!

Queensland is home to so many beautiful venues and event locations, at The Conference Shop we take all the research out of it and show you venues that suit your needs that we personally love and endorse! Below is part two of QLD venues we loved and can suit conferences of all types! For part one, check out this blog post.

 

Peppers Blue

Located on the water’s edge of Magnetic Island marina, this intimate hotel is ideal for incentive and small groups. In a convenient location, Peppers Blue is adjacent to the ferry terminal and is in walking distance to shops and restaurants. With two pools and an onsite spa, this venue is the perfect location for those looking for somewhere with a tropical vibe.

 

Rydges

Sitting in the heart of Townsville on Palmer Street, this hotel provides a full range of facilities incorporating the adjacent Southbank Convention Centre. Offering a selection of guest accommodation, these budget rooms don’t skimp on comfort.  They are well appointed and recently refurbished.  The Convention Centre gives off laid-back Queensland charm, but is all efficiency when it comes to your event. Rydges Townsville is a flexible space that can cater for board meetings to large functions in the 500 pax Grand Ballroom.

 

Mercure

A beautiful resort style hotel that is located close to the city and only 2km from the airport! This venue is set lakeside amidst 11 acres of lush tropical gardens. The hotel offers 162 great accommodation rooms and has 13 meeting spaces with a maximum capacity of 500 guests. Making it an ideal location for events of all sizes.

 

The Banquet Centre

This stunning venue dates from 1889 and exudes historic charm with exposed brick and moody opulence. The space can cater for cocktail parties of up to 400 delegates, sit down banquets for up to 180 delegates and conferencing for 200 delegates. It is truly an intimate blank canvas with endless possibilities!

 

If you saw something you liked or are still looking for some inspiration for your next event, don’t be shy and contact our friendly team today! Our venue sourcing service is completely free and designed to help you. Email us at enquiry@theconferenceshop.com.au or use this form!

 

Top Queensland venues: part one!

Top Queensland venues: part one!

Looking for an event venue in Queensland? The Conference Shop have you covered! Keep reading for part one of some brilliant Queensland venue suggestions that our experts have personally viewed and loved, there is one to suit every event – of all sizes and needs!

 

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Flinders Lane

Situated in the heart of Townsville’s CBD, this freshly refurbished indoor/outdoor event space will deliver the ultimate mix of industrial chic with modern amenities. Flinders Lane is a wonderful alternative to the “norm”, where there are so many options to activate this unique space for your event. It can cater for large corporate functions for up to 200 delegates and is a blank canvas for your needs! For more intimate meetings, Flinders Lane can accommodate groups as small as 10 delegates. 

 

 

Shorehouse

Shorehouse is on one of Townsville’s most iconic locations, the Strand. This venue showcases panoramic views across Cleveland Bay to Magnetic Island. Focusing on fresh locally sourced produce with intention to share, guests have glorious water views while enjoying the casual but oh-so delectable dining experience!

 

 

Queensland Country Bank Stadium

Centrally located with 25,000 seats and easy access via transport, this award winning designed stadium can offer meeting space for small to very large groups and, of course, give your delegates a unique experience in a venue humming with atmosphere and energy.  This event space also offers corporates a bold branding opportunity sure to wow your attendees!

 

 

The Ville

The Ville Resort and Casino is a newly refurbished property set on the water with stunning views of nearby Magnetic Island. This beautifully presented hotel boasts 14 state-of-the-art conference spaces with The Pavillion ballroom giving your guests a taste of a tropical oasis even while in session! A light, bright and airy pillarless space offering water views and a lovely grassy lawn area where guests can relax and unwind during breaks.

 

 

Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre

Townsville Entertainment and Convention Centre is a versatile facility within a very short walking distance from The Ville! This multi-purpose venue can accommodate nearly every type of event requirement, from small to large.

 

Want more Queensland venues? Part two is coming soon! Alternatively, if you’re interested in more information don’t hesitate to contact our team for expert venue sourcing advice. Click here for our contact us form or email us at enquiry@theconferenceshop.com.au

Venue Spotlight: Moss Manor

Venue Spotlight: Moss Manor

Moss Manor is a luxurious boutique art hotel that offers a unique experience in Moss Vale, NSW. Within a 90 minute drive from Sydney and Canberra and only 60 minutes from Wollongong, this venue is ideal for those planning a small and intimate conference and want to create a memorable event. ??

The venue has fascinating history and magnificent culture, the 2 storey Georgian-style building was developed in the 1890s and was originally the mayor’s residence. It features gorgeous high ceilings, comfortable lounge areas and hidden courtyards that are just stunning.

Moss Manor offers fully curated corporate stays which include board meetings, team building, corporate gifting, in-house activities or even just a beautiful room for daytime meetings. The building has 8 guest rooms, all with marble ensuites and heated bathroom floors. They also have the architecturally designed Glass Room, which was created specifically to imbue the interior with the tranquil and creative energy of the outside trees and garden with the added options of internal break out spaces or gorgeous garden areas. The Glass Room can be configured as an intimate board and meeting room, it is easily transformed to accommodate a seated dinner or lunch for up to 25, or 50 if you are hosting a more casual event. They also have outdoor options available.

Moss Manor provides such a warm and creative atmosphere and is the perfect location for small conferences looking to treat their delegates. Contact us today if you’re interested in hosting your next event at the stunning Moss Manor or if you need assistance sourcing your perfect venue!

Moss Manor features:

  • The Glass Room, a stunning function area and internal break out spaces and garden areas
  • 8 luxurious guest rooms
  • Heated bathroom floor
  • Wifi and air conditioning in all guest rooms
  • Stunning high ceilings
  • All guests receive a wonderful two course breakfast, afternoon tea, and a wine tasting on arrival
  • Garden areas shaded by weeping cherry trees, plums and birches

 

If you’re interested in hosting your next event at Moss Manor or would like more info, contact us today!

Venue Spotlight: Manly Pacific

Venue Spotlight: Manly Pacific

 

Manly Pacific was another stand out from Lorna’s site inspections that we cannot wait to share with you!

Manly Pacific was previously a Novotel, but the hotel has gone through a $15million refurbishment and transformed into an M Gallery. The brand is known for its bespoke interiors which reflect the hotel’s stunning location. Even the pool is iconic, the entire venue is just stunning and elegantly designed.

Their several conference spaces are light and bright, a great reflection of the wide-open feel of Manly beach and with brand-new in-house AV and a wide selection of dining areas, it really has everything all in one place. Perfect if you want to get out of the CBD, but still close enough to be convenient and surrounded by an amazing atmosphere! ??

By taking advantage of breathtaking ocean views and contemporary design elements, Manly Pacific provides a memorable atmosphere for all types of conferences and meetings. Whether you want to exhibit, engage, entertain or educate, they have an innovative solution to suit your individual event and conference needs.

Manly Pacific features:

  • Venue space for up to 550 delegates
  • 9 flexible function rooms
  • 6 conference rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows
  • 36-meter, ocean-facing terrace for breaks, cocktail events and more
  • Pillar-less ballroom
  • AV solutions, event staging and lighting by industry leader Encore
  • Exclusive health & wellness services by Manly Health Beach Club
  • Custom team-building activities from BeChallenged
  • 213 gorgeous beachside guest rooms

 

Interested in more information on Manly Pacific or want help finding your perfect venue? Contact us here!

Venue Spotlight: Coogee Bay Hotel

Venue Spotlight: Coogee Bay Hotel

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Coogee Bay Hotel

For 150 years, Coogee Bay Hotel has hugged the stunning coastline of Coogee Beach. This beachside oasis is thriving hub of food, drink, accomodation, entertainment and is an excellent venue for conferences and events located in a bustling seaside community.

Approximately 20 minutes from Sydney CBD and Coogee Beach right on your doorstep, scores of unique retail stores, delicious eateries, access to the stunning coastal walk, the Coogee Bay hotel is the perfect blend of seaside relaxation, convenience and adventure. Perfect for delegates of all kinds.

The Coogee Bay Hotel features:

  • 11 gorgeous flowing indoor and outdoor spaces to suit a range of events and needs
  • Flexible function spaces that are ideal for intimate board meetings and breakout rooms, as well as larger rooms that can host up to 734 delegates
  • The latest audio-visual equipment, seasonal food and beverage offerings
  • 23 balcony rooms at the property with a spectacular seaside view
  • They offer 2 distinct accomodation styles which deliver unique seaside experiences. The property has 51 guest rooms located in the Boutique Hotel and another 23 guest rooms located in the Heritage Hotel, all recently refurbished
  • Marra Bar & Grill, their onsite restaurant boasts a delicious menu which draws on local and sustainable produce, hand-selected wines and an enticing cocktail list
  • A beautiful garden space, central to the hotel

If you’re interested in learning more about this beautiful seaside oasis, please contact us at (02) 4861 5973, fill out our contact form here or email enquiry@theconferenceshop.com.au.

 

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Spotlight: The Kyah Boutique Hotel

Spotlight: The Kyah Boutique Hotel

The Conference Shop recently visited and reviewed the revamped motel-come-hotel, which emerged reinvented as The Kyah. They have now finalised phase two of their update and their meeting and event capabilities have expanded plus extensive landscaping has resulted in a number of new outdoor highlights for guests. Located in the World-Heritage listed Blue Mountains and only a 90 minute drive from the Sydney CBD, this 46-room property is in one of the most picturesque places on the planet! For the stunning location alone, this is a venue worth considering for your next event!

 

Keep reading for more information on The Kyah and their event spaces and accomodation..

BRIGHTLANDS EVENT SPACE:

Capacity: up to 80 seated / 120 standing

The Brightlands room is the largest of their event rooms and features an abundance of natural light. The brand new, state-of-the-art AV offering includes an 85-inch screen with ClickShare, making it a stress-free option for conferences and business retreats. In addition, there are break-out spaces and kitchen facilities adjacent to the Brightlands room. The space also works exceedingly well for standing cocktail functions, private dinner events and celebratory occasions.

EVANS EVENT SPACE

Capacity: up to 16 seated / 20 standing

The Evans Room is well-suited to small groups requiring a meeting/conference room with the added bonus of a brand new 75-inch screen and ClickShare functionality available for presentations. Private dinners and intimate cocktail functions are also welcome.

BRIGHTLANDS & EVANS

Capacity: up to 120 seated / 140 standing

The Brightlands and Evans rooms are split by a moveable wall partition. With the wall in place, Brightlands and Evans are two completely private spaces but open them up and you have a larger space for conferences and events. Both rooms have new screens (85 inch in Brightlands, 75 inch in Evans) and ClickShare capacity for presentations. With plenty of natural light, this is a generous and appealing space for your larger function and event requirements.

BLAQ

Blaq is a gorgeous restaurant and bar space. Blaq can be booked for private and semi-private dinners, cocktail events and full-venue functions. For a semi-private event, the Retreat is a great option; it’s set slightly to the side of Blaq’s main floor and has a capacity of up to 45 seated / 60 standing. Blaq restaurant and bar can seat up to 120 seated / 200 standing, or 160 seated / 250 standing should you wish to include their beautiful covered terrace.

Blaq has been collecting several industry and media accolades over the past twelve months. The prestigious 2022 Wine List of the Year awards bestowed Blaq with two wine goblets for their innovative wine list while the restaurant secured Best NSW Wine List in a Regional NSW Accommodation Venue at the 2022 NSW Sommelier’s Wine List Awards. Blaq was also listed as one of five recommended Blue Mountains restaurants in the 2023 Good Food Guide, cementing its reputation as one of the best dining experiences in the region.

ACCOMODATION

The Kyah has 3 guest wings and 46 beautiful rooms in total, including a range of different suites. For more information on this gorgeous venue, contact us today! Don’t forget, if you book and host your event by June 30th, you also go into the draw to win an amazing all-inclusive 2 night getaway at Spicers Tower Lodge!

 

Venue Spotlight: The Bundanoon Guest House

Venue Spotlight: The Bundanoon Guest House

Recently, The Conference Shop had the pleasure of exploring The Bundanoon Guest House. A beautiful venue ideal for a range of corporate events such as conferences, team building exercises, workshops and even your end of year Christmas party! The Guest House can be booked for your exclusive use, ensuring your group absolute privacy and sole use of all break out areas and other amenities.

Surrounded by gorgeous gardens and old-world charm, this venue is located in the Southern Highlands of NSW, half way between Sydney and Canberra. The drive time from both Sydney and Canberra is approximately 90 minutes and The Bundanoon Guest House is easily accessed from the Hume Highway. Keep reading for more information on their spectacular charm and their wonderful facilities and accomodation..

Conference facilities 

The Guest House specialises in hosting corporate groups of up to 16 delegates, providing each delegate with their own ensuite accomodation, however larger groups can be accommodated if required. The conference room is conveniently located in the main guest house and has direct access to their beautiful garden and car park. There are flexible room configurations available, ranging from casual relaxed seating around the perimeter of the room through to formal board room style, which can be easily adapted depending on your needs! The room also has multiple windows which provide an abundance of natural light.

Their conference facilities include:

  • A large conference room
  • Audio visual equipment including a large format Smart TV with HDMI connectivity
  • Flip charts
  • White boards
  • Multiple break out areas
  • Fast Wi-Fi
  • Printing and photocopying facilities
  • A projector and pull-down screen are also available for hire upon request

Apart from the conference room, locations available for break-out meetings include:

  • Main lounge
  • Guest lounge
  • Large dining room
  • Private dining room
  • Bar area
  • Covered verandah
  • Garden areas front and back of the guest house

 

Accommodation

Accomodation comprises of 14 guest rooms in the main house, consisting of 4 King Spa rooms, 7 Queen Ensuite rooms, 2 Twin Ensuite rooms and a Family room. All rooms in the main house have private ensuite bathrooms.

In addition to the guest rooms in the main house, there is also a beautiful two bedroom cottage located at the rear of the property.

Other features include:

  • Period features including lead light windows and lovely high ceilings
  • All rooms are air-conditioned (heating and cooling)
  • Electric blankets on each of the beds
  • Wireless internet access
  • Ample off-street parking
  • Hair dryer
  • Ironing boards are also available on request

Added benefits

The Guest House is one of the few remaining original guest houses in Bundanoon. Built in 1925, the venue is recently refurbished however still retains the charm and character of the era it was built. There is a full commercial kitchen with chef, menus can be tailored to your tastes and specific dietary requirements. With a range of activities available in the Southern Highlands, packed lunch and snacks are also available for any off-site team building or exploring. Known for their friendly and quality service, The Bundanoon Guest House is definitely worthy of consideration for your next event.

Are you interested in hosting an event at The Bundanoon Guest House? 

Get in touch with us today to be matched with the perfect venues for your event. You can do this by clicking the button below or feel free to give us a call at (02) 4861 5973.

Don’t forget if you book and hold your event by June 30th, you will go in the draw to win a lavish, all-inclusive getaway at Spicers Tower Lodge valued at $3998!

The Sebel Yarrawonga, a picturesque event location

The Sebel Yarrawonga, a picturesque event location

With six flexible meeting spaces ranging from function rooms, terrace, restaurants and boardroom, The Sebel Yarrawonga offers 600sqm of dynamic space accommodating up to 500 guests, featuring modern conference and presentation facilities including fully integrated audio, video and fixed projection equipment and WiFi access.

Only located an hour’s drive from Albury Airport or a three hour drive from Melbourne, this picturesque location is definitely one to consider for your next event or conference! It is ideal for a buyout of a group of approximately 60pax and certainly won’t disappoint!

The hotel features:

  • Six flexible meeting spaces
  • Fully integrated audio, video and fixed projection equipment
  • WiFi access
  • SOL Wellness Centre
  • Outdoor infinity-edge pool and bar
  • Gymnasium and tennis courts
  • The 18-hole Championship Black Bull Golf Course, expertly designed by course Architects Peter Thomson and Ross Perret
  • Restaurant celebrating local regional wine and produce and open air dining
  • Conveniently located close to the Albury Airport and just a three hour drive from Melbourne

 

Interested? Here is more information on each sophisticated meeting space that The Sebel Yarrawonga has to offer.

 

photo of the Halburd Room at the Sebel Yarrawonga, perfect venue for a conference

HALBURD ROOM: The Halburd room offers 99 square metres of adaptable space opening onto a covered terrace, including fully integrated audio, video and fixed projection equipment and WiFi access. The Halburd room can be opened up to the adjoining Coghill room to form an even larger space of 198sqm.

 

photo of the Coghill Room at the Sebel Yarrawonga, perfect venue for a conference

COGHILL ROOM: Capturing sweeping views across the spectacular Lake Mulwala, the Coghill room offers 99 square metres of adaptable space opening onto a covered wrap around terrace. Facilities include fully integrated audio, video and fixed projection equipment and WiFi access. The Coghill room can be opened up to the adjoining Halburd room to form one flexible space of 198sqm.

 

photo of the Board Room at the Sebel Yarrawonga, perfect venue for a conference

THE BOARD ROOM: Contemporary boardroom with floor to ceiling glass doors opening onto a terrace with stunning Lake Mulwala views. The Boardroom accommodates up to 10 guests, the perfect venue for your next small business meeting or private and very exclusive inside-outside dining experience.

 

photo of the outdoor terrace at the Sebel Yarrawonga, perfect venue for a conference

OUTDOOR TERRACE: The Sebel Yarrawonga offers alternative settings for your special events and meetings. The terrace offers breathtaking lake views and accommodates large groups with flexible seating arrangements. They can tailor their offering to suit the needs of your event.

 

photo of the theatre setting at the Sebel Yarrawonga, perfect venue for a conference

THEATRE SETTING: There are two rooms available for flexible theatre settings to cater for all your needs. A single room can accommodate over 32 chairs plus a coffee & tea station.

 

The Sebel Yarrawonga is the ideal venue for a range of events and conferences. If you’re interested in more information or for help finding your perfect venue, please contact us on 02 4861 5973, email enquiry@theconferenceshop.com.au or use this link!

Mercure Melbourne Doncaster

The newly built Mercure Melbourne Doncaster stands proudly on the elevated hills of Doncaster, just a 25-minute drive north-east of Melbourne CBD and 45 minutes from the airport. With multiple event spaces, elegant styling, and stunning views of Melbourne City and the Yarra Ranges, this venue has a lot to offer corporate groups.

Mercure Melbourne Doncaster features:

  • 183 sophisticated guest rooms and deluxe suites
  • Six meeting and private dining spaces (largest capacity 300 pax theatre style)
  • State-of-the-art AV facilities
  • Expansive rooftop terrace
  • Secure parking for delegates
  • Chido Chido Bar and Cantina serving modern Mexican cuisine
  • Conveniently located adjacent to Westfield Doncaster
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Complimentary high-speed wifi for guests.

Enquire about this property

Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets

Located next to the lively Adelaide Central Market, this bold and modern new hotel is inspired by the eclectic suburb it calls home. With stylish and unique accommodation, two great restaurants, boutique event spaces, and the highest rooftop bar in Adelaide, there is a lot to love about Hotel Indigo Adelaide Markets.

The hotel features:

  • 145 rooms including 25 suites with views over Adelaide city, the hills, and the ocean.
  • Each room enjoys a king bed, two head rainfall showers, Biology amenities, and complimentary Wifi
  • 24/7 gym facilities
  • Infinity pool heated to 26 degrees year-round
  • Two board room style spaces, one private and one semi-private that can hold up to 8pax  (Sloan Room) and 16 pax (Vicars Room).
  • Large flatscreen TV, Chromecast, Policom and conference amenities (additional AV available on request).
  • The Mezzanine can be used as a function space for 80pax and the Merrymaker rooftop bar can accommodate 96pax.
  • Two onsite restaurants: Market & Meander Bar & Eatery (modern Australian cuisine) and Merrymaker rooftop bar and restaurant.
  • Adelaide Convention Centre is just a 20-minute walk or a 7-minute drive.
  • Adelaide Airport is a 15-minute drive.

Enquire about this property

A by Adina Sydney

Just seconds away from the hustle and bustle of Sydney’s Australia Square, A by Adina Sydney offers delegates the comfort, space, and amenities of a high-end private apartment mixed with the convenience of the inner-city location.

An ideal venue for conference accommodation, corporate dinners, and drinks, Dean & Nancy on 22 is the hotel’s cocktail bar, inspired by the moody swinging bars of the 1950s.

A by Adina Sydney features:

  • 194 beautifully appointed rooms
  • Studio, one and two-bedroom apartments, and premium ‘Destination A’ apartments, all with city views through the floor-to-ceiling windows.
  • Luxe Dreamcatcher bed with premium linen, pillow menu, and block-out blinds for the perfect sleep experience.
  • Separate lounge-dining areas fully equipped kitchen and laundry in the apartments.
  • Espresso machines & pods and ‘Tea Drop’ premium tea selection
  • Dean & Nancy on 22- cocktail bar from the global award-winning Maybe Sammy team.
  • Complimentary unlimited high-speed Wi-Fi
  • Amenities on demand: take the most-loved items from your stay home with you.
  • 24-hour reception
  • An indoor heated mineral pool and hotel gym.
  • Dry cleaning available
  • Secure parking at 109 Pitt St Sydney (special rates for guests).
  • Located just minutes away from the Ivy precinct, Cliftons, and The Fullerton Hotel for nearby conference and meeting facilities.
  • ‘Clean Touch’ Covid -19 health and hygiene protocols

 

Enquire about this property

Hobart for conferences and events

Hobart is a unique and dynamic destination due to its rich history, picturesque harbour, rugged mountains, gourmet food and wine experiences, and a daring arts scene. With all of the infrastructure and appeal of a modern city, but without the big city interruptions, Hobart is an excellent choice for conferences and events of up to 1,100 delegates.

Did you know – Hobart is one of the only major cities where you can see the southern lights year-round.
HOT TIP – Kunanyi/Mount Wellington lookout has the best views!

Snapshot of Hobart & surrounds

Getting There 

  • Hobart International and Domestic Airport is approximately 20 minutes drive from the Hobart city centre. There is an airport shuttle bus that meets all flights coming into Hobart as well as taxis and rideshare available.
  • Direct flights are available from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Canberra and New Zealand.

Highlights of the region

  • A picturesque harbour
  • Gourmet food and wine experiences (with exceptional fresh seafood!)
  • Kunanyi (Mt Wellington) – amazing lookout and hikes.
  • Salamander Markets – featuring over 300 stallholders of fine local food, jewellery, art and collectables.
  • MONA (Museum of Old and New Art)- the world’s largest collection of private art.
  • Yacht and luxury catamaran rides.
  • Scenic helicopter rides over southern Tasmania
  • Mount Field National Park (90-minute drive)
  • Bruny Island by ferry – a foodie’s paradise and home to unspoilt wilderness.
  • Port Arthur – the world heritage listed, best-preserved convict site in Australia (a scenic 90-minute drive from Hobart).
  • Award-winning wines, whisky, spirits and craft beers at a variety of cellar doors and breweries in the region.

Venues and Accommodation

Accommodation options in Hobart are vast and constantly expanding with new hotels The Tasman- a Luxury Collection Hotel, Crowne Plaza, Mövenpick Hotel and Vibe Hotel all opening their doors during the pandemic.

There are event venues to suit all needs and budgets, including conference facilities for up to 1,100 delegates, flexible exhibition spaces for trade shows and exclusive, boutique retreats for smaller corporate and incentive groups.

To see all of your Hobart venue options, check out Business Events Tasmania’s interactive map.

Would you like to know more?

If you are planning a conference or event in Hobart Tasmania and would like some help, please give us a call on (02) 4861 5973 or contact us here.

Launceston for conferences and events

 

Bursting with Colonial and Victorian architecture and century-old parks, Launceston is a delightful riverside city ideal for conferences and events under 1000pax, with all the amenities of a much larger metropolis but walkable, intimate, and friendly.

Did you know – Launceston is the oldest city in Tasmania, with European settlement dating back to 1806.

 

Snapshot of Launceston

Getting There 

  • You can fly directly into Launceston Airport from Sydney (1 hour 45 minutes), Melbourne (1 hour 5 minutes), and Brisbane (2 hours 35 minutes).
  • The airport is just 15km south of Launceston CBD with taxis, rideshare, and shuttle buses (to and from the airport) all available.

 

Highlights of the region

  • Vibrant food and wine scene
  • Historic estates
  • Rich colonial history, museums, and art galleries
  • Picturesque Tamar River and boardwalk
  • Scenic river cruises
  • Hot air balloon rides over the city
  • Cataract Gorge – a natural oasis just a 15-minute walk from the CBD, with charming parks and gardens to walk and hike.
  • Tamar Valley wine region (excellent cool-climate wineries)
  • James Boag Brewery
  • Historic towns of Longford and Evandale are just a 20-minute drive from Launceston
  • Narawntapu National Park- Aboriginal heritage and wildlife.
  • Two of the world’s top golf courses — Barnbougle Dunes and Lost Farm.
  • Bridestowe Lavender Estate and café, just a 45-minute drive away.
  • A very easy-to-navigate city with most venues and attractions a walkable distance from one another.

 

Venues and Accommodation

Accommodation ranges from colonial cottages, unique reinventions of historic landmarks such as Peppers Silo Hotel and sophisticated city hotels like Sebel Launceston and Peppers Seaport.

Launceston Conference Centre can seat up to 950pax for larger conferences and events. Or for something a little different, historic estates, wineries, museums, and river cruises are good choices for offsite dinners and events.

To see all of your venue options, check out Business Events Tasmania’s interactive map.

 

 

Would you like to know more?

If you are planning a Launceston conference or business event and would like some help, please give us a call on (02) 4861 5973 or contact us here.

Melbourne for conferences and business events

 

Known for being Australia’s cultural capital, Melbourne is a destination where creativity and innovation come together to deliver great events. With a world-famous food and arts scene and new, exciting hotels opening regularly, there is a lot to love about Melbourne!

Did you know – Melbourne won Oceania’s best Meetings and Conference Destination at the 2020 World Travel Awards

 

Snapshot of Melbourne

Getting There 

  • Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport is the main airport for Victoria, offering plenty of domestic and international flights each day.
  • The Melbourne CBD is only a 20-30 minute drive from the Melbourne Tullamarine Airport (dependant on traffic) with a number of transfers available, including the ‘SkyBus’.
  • Victoria’s second-biggest airport ‘Avalon’ is closer to Geelong and takes approximately a 50-minute drive to reach Melbourne CBD.
  • You can also travel to Melbourne city via rail from both Sydney and Canberra using the NSW Trainlink services. Both daytime and overnight journeys are available.

 

Highlights of the region

  • Free public transport in the city centre, thanks to Melbourne’s famous tram network
  • A very multicultural community with origins from over 200 countries, Melbourne is well known for its dynamic and diverse food scene.
  • A thriving culture of laneway restaurants and rooftop bars.
  • Iconic sporting venues and stadiums such as the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Marvel Stadium, Rod Laver Arena, and Margaret Court Arena are all within 10 minutes of the city.
  • The ever-changing outdoor gallery of street art. Check out murals around the city including Hosier and ACDC Lane!
  • Crown Casino precinct at Southbank, just a few minutes’ walk from the MCEC.
  • The best pizza, pasta, and gelato in the Italian precinct of Lygon St, Carlton
  • Local fashion boutiques, live music, and creative bars and cafes in the suburbs of Fitzroy, Collingwood, and Brunswick.
  • Scenic St Kilda Esplanade and beach.
  • Activities like scenic helicopter rides or hot air balloon flights over the city.
  • Galleries and museums such as the National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne Museum, the Lume (digital gallery), and ACMI (film).
  • The Melbourne Zoo and Melbourne Aquarium
  • The Royal Botanic Gardens of Victoria (Melbourne)- 38 hectares, including more than 8,500 species of plants and multiple event spaces.
  • More than 800 wineries and 600 cellar doors across five nearby wine regions.
  • The city is a ‘Top 10 Sustainable Global Destination’ (Global Destination Sustainability Index).

 

Venues and Accommodation

Melbourne has a huge range of venues and accommodation for corporate events of any scale. In fact, there are 10,000 hotel rooms within just a fifteen-minute walk of the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre (MCEC).

As there are so many options to choose from, send us your event requirements for a personalised venue sourcing experience.

 

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If you are interested in planning an event in Melbourne? Please give us a call on (02) 4861 5973 or contact us here.

Adelaide for conferences and events

 

Adelaide is a vibrant and cosmopolitan city bursting with culture, flavours, events and entertainment. Known as one of Australia’s most walkable cities, you can find world-leading venues, hotels, dining and leisure experiences all within a short walk.

Or if you choose to venture outside of the CBD,  in less than 30 minutes you can be swimming in pristine beaches, wandering historic towns or sipping wine in of the well-known South Australian wine regions.

 

Snapshot of Adelaide and surrounds

Getting There 

  • Adelaide International Airport is just a 15-minute drive from the CBD and offers frequent and direct international and domestic flights.
  • Regional areas surrounding Adelaide are also extremely accessible by car, with Adelaide Hills just a 3o minute trip, Barossa Valley 1 hour, McLaren Vale 1 hour, and Kangaroo Island 3 hours from the city.

 

Highlights of the region

  • A thriving food and restaurant scene in the city with a number of laneway bars and restaurants (check out Leigh Street, East end, and Peel street).
  • Adelaide Central Markets is one of the largest and most dynamic food markets in the Southern Hemisphere.
  • Adelaide Zoo (home to the only pair of Giant Pandas in the Southern Hemisphere).
  • National Wine Centre of Australia
  • Sky city casino and entertainment precinct
  • Adelaide Oval (which you can climb as a group as well as host events at the oval).
  • Adelaide is the science and research hub of Australia with BioMed City located on the riverbank. This makes the region a great place for science and medical industry events.
  • Pristine beaches and scenic cruises in Glenelg.
  • Over 200 cellar doors within one hour drive of the city (including the iconic Penfolds Magill Estate).
  • The modern a’Arenberg Cube in McLaren Vale
  • Unspoilt wilderness, adventure activities and eco retreats in Kangaroo Island.

 

Venues and Accommodation

For accommodation, Adelaide has you sorted with around 6,500 hotel rooms available in the city centre and options for all tastes and budgets. In fact, over the past 12- 18 months a number of stunning new hotels have opened up across the city including Sofitel, EOS by SkyCity, Crowne Plaza and Oval Hotel.

Event spaces are also aplenty with options ranging from boutique and unique spaces, to larger purpose-made venues like the Adelaide Convention Centre, which has a capacity for 5,000 people.

To find the perfect options for your event needs, send us your event requirements today.

 

Would you like to know more?

If you are interested in planning an event in Adelaide or the surrounding regions, please give us a call on (02) 4861 5973 or contact us here.

Southern Highlands Conferences and Events

Located just over an hour south of Sydney, the picturesque Southern Highlands of New South Wales is the perfect destination to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city.

Known for its heritage architecture, manicured estates, cool-climate wineries, and restaurants showcasing the area’s fine local produce, the Southern Highlands is truly a one-of-a-kind destination for your next conference or business event.

 

Snapshot of the Southern Highlands 

Getting There 

  • This region is easily accessible from Sydney, Canberra & Wollongong by road & rail.
  • The Southern Highlands is just a 90-minute drive south of Sydney CBD and 2 hours drive north of Canberra.
  • Hire coaches operate between Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra.
  • Sydney trains and NSW Trainlink services stop at various Southern Highlands towns daily. It is roughly a two-hour train ride from Sydney’s Central Station.

 

Highlights of the region

  • English Landscape, National Parks & Waterfalls (check out Fitzroy Falls)
  • Boutique stores, cafes and historic landmarks at Australia’s best-preserved Georgian town of Historic Berrima Village (1831)
  • The iconic Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame in Bowral.
  • Bowral’s famous colourful tulip gardens during spring (also known as ‘Tulip Time’).
  • Cool climate vineyards, 17 cellar doors and Sydney’s Pinot Trail
  • Fabulous local produce and first-class restaurants
  • Paddock to plate tours.
  • Home of Australia’s best pies & and the renowned ‘Pie Trail’.
  • Beautiful gardens & 7 picturesque golf courses
  • A playground of nature-based pursuits such as hikes, cycling, canoeing or treetop ziplining at Illawarra Fly Tree Top Walk.
  • Elegant country-style resorts and estates that are unlike any other destination.

 

Venues and Accommodation

The Southern Highlands has over 4000 beds, with everything from historic country guesthouses to quality resorts and hotels.

This region is also home to over 40 unique meeting spaces ranging from more purpose-built conferencing spaces to unique offerings such as wineries, rustic barns, and farms. To provide you with options that are perfect for your event needs, send us your event requirements for our personalised venue sourcing service.

 

Business Events Grants

NSW Regional Business Event Development Fund is taking applications for business events held in regional NSW.

  • Up to $15,000 (ex GST) for a business event with up to 150 delegates (projected attendance)
  • Up to $30,000 (ex GST) for a business event with over 150 delegates (projected attendance)

Applications close 5:00 pm AEDT 31 January 2022, or when funds have been fully expended. If you would like more information on this grant or need help in applying please contact us.

 

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If you are interested in planning a conference or event in the Southern Highlands and would like more information on this destination, please contact us here

Yarra Valley for conferences and events

 

Melburnians have long adored this region as a nearby getaway haven from the capital. Today, the Yarra Valley is equally revered as one of Victoria’s best destinations for hosting a conference or event of any shape and size.

With picturesque scenery, incredible venues, feel-good activities, tempting incentives, and a world-class food and wine culture what’s not to love!

 

Snapshot of Yarra Valley & Surrounds

Getting There 

  • The Yarra Valley is a 50-minute drive northeast of Melbourne CBD. There is no public transport to the Yarra Valley itself, so the best way to get there is by hire car or private bus.
  • Melbourne’s Tullamarine Airport is the main airport for Victoria, offering plenty of domestic and international flights each day.
  • From Melbourne Airport, you can be in the Yarra Valley in a one-hour drive. Airport transfers are available.

 

Highlights of the region

  • Over 80 cellar doors to choose from including Rochford wines and Domaine Chandon.
  • Unique group experiences in the vineyards such as segwaying through the vines, grape stomping, orchard tours, or wine and cheese matching.
  • Local breweries and artisan cider producers (check out Innocent Bystander and Watts River Brewing).
  • Award-winning gin distillery at Four Pillars, offering tours, tastings and group classes.
  • Healesville Sanctuary zoo which specialises in native Australian animals.
  • Hot air balloon rides over the valley (best experienced at dawn).
  • High ropes courses, archery, cycling or rainforest walks.
  • Famous Puffing Billy steam train through the mountains in the nearby Dandenong Ranges, with first-class dining options onboard and event spaces available at some stops.
  • Superb golf courses in the region including the Greg Norman-designed course at The Eastern Golf Club.
  • Premium retreats, resorts, and lodges in the region that have everything you need on-site including event facilities, accommodation, and team-building experiences.

 

Venues and Accommodation

Homesglen at Eidon is an award-winning, purpose-built events retreat situated on 660 acres of stunning surrounds. Or for a premium event venue and accommodation in a vineyard setting check out Rochford wines.

However, there are many other conference venues and accommodation options across the Yarra Valley to choose from. For help finding the perfect option for your events, send us your event requirements today.

 

Business Events Grants

Victoria’s National Business Events Program provides funding to event organisers hosting new business events held in regional Victoria. Applications are now open and close on 31st Dec 2021.

If you would like more information on this grant or need help in applying please contact us.

 

Would you like to know more?

If you are interested in planning a conference or event in the Yarra Valley and would like more information, please contact us here

 

Darwin Conferences & Events

 

Treat your tastebuds and indulge your sense of fun and adventure in the Northern Territory’s tropical capital city. From the sparkling harbour and WWII history to the city’s Asian-influenced food and tropical outdoor lifestyle, Darwin is an events destination that has so much to offer!

Home to a tropical climate, Darwin’s wet season is from November to April. So for the best conditions for outdoor activities, visit Darwin during its dry season (May to October).

 

Snapshot of Darwin & Surrounds

Getting There 

  • Darwin International Airport offers daily flights from all Australian capital cities. International flights arrive from Singapore, the Philippines, and Indonesia.
  • Airport transfers – There’s a 24-hour shuttle service from the airport to the city and back, plus taxi options.
  • The Ghan luxury train travels between Adelaide and Darwin.

 

Highlights of the region

  • The famous Mindil Beach Sunset Markets, with international cuisine from over 60 food stalls, including Indonesian, Malaysian, Sri Lankan, Turkish, Greek, Cambodian, and Japanese
  • Crocodile sight cruises (or up-close encounters with baby crocs).
  • Scenic flights over the wetlands
  • Sunset harbour cruises.
  • Museum and Art Gallery of the Northern Territory, with incredible Aboriginal art, maritime history, Cyclone Tracy history and the opportunity for a selfie with Sweetheart – a five-metre saltwater crocodile.
  • Nearby Litchfield and Kakadu national parks
  • George Brown Botanic Gardens
  • Darwin war museum
  • Plus so many tour options to choose from such as; adventure, safari and fishing tours, camping and eco-tours, Aboriginal culture, heritage and walking tours

 

Venues and Accommodation

The waterfront Darwin Convention Centre caters for up to 1,200 delegates, offering a number of flexible indoor and outdoor event spaces. Plus there are many more small and unique spaces across the city for more intimate events.

Accommodation is aplenty with a number of accommodation options overlooking the picturesque Darwin harbour including Vibe Hotel Darwin Waterfront, DoubleTree by Hilton and Adina Apartment Darwin Waterfront, plus much more.

To match you with the best venue or accommodation for your events, send us your event requirements today.

 

Business Events Grants

NT Business Events Support Fund is now taking applications for Darwin business events. If you would like more information on this grant or need help in applying please contact us.

 

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Byron Bay Business Events

 

The Byron Bay region is not only a must-see for tourists but a fantastic destination for corporates. Known for its pristine beaches, scenic hinterland, and unique creative culture unlike anywhere else in Australia, this region could be the perfect place for your next conference, incentive, or retreat.

Did you know... Cavanbah, the Aboriginal name for Byron Bay actually means ‘meeting place’ as traditionally the area was a favourite meet-up place for the Arakwal people and other Bunjalung nation tribes.

 

Snapshot of Byron Bay & Surrounds

Getting There 

  • Ballina Byron Gateway Airport located in Ballina offers daily flights from most major Australian cities. The town of Byron Bay is just a 30-minute drive from the airport with transfer shuttles and car rentals available.
  • Gold Coast Airport located in Coolangatta QLD is the closest international airport, just a 45-minute drive to Byron Bay.

 

Highlights of the region

  • Beautiful beaches (with many great surf spots)
  • Byron Bay hinterland (secluded retreats and scenic hikes)
  • Stunning resorts and retreats with unique eco offerings
  • A great offering of wellness and mindfulness activities.
  • Robust local food culture with a strong focus on local, organic produce.
  • Views from the Cape Byron Lighthouse – the most easterly point in Australia.
  • The ‘Big Prawn’ located in Ballina
  • Plenty of talented creatives, entertainers, and artists in the region.
  • Character-filled rural villages surrounding Byron.

 

Venues and Accommodation

As a major tourist destination and the site of many large festivals, the event facilities and accommodation in this region are truly world-class. For example, Byron Events Farm (the home of the iconic Bluesfest) is a 300-acre purpose-built event site, ideal for larger conferences, product launches, and events. Or for a luxury experience surrounded by nature, you have the incredible 5-star resorts Elements of Byron and Byron at Byron from the Crystalbrook Collection.

To match you with the best venue or accommodation for your events, send us your event requirements today.

Quick tip – this destination is best suited to business events from May – October as accommodation can quickly fill up over summer and during the annual music festivals.

 

Business Events Grants

NSW Regional Business Event Development Fund is taking applications for business events held in regional NSW.

  • Up to $15,000 (ex GST) for a business event with up to 150 delegates (projected attendance)
  • Up to $30,000 (ex GST) for a business event with over 150 delegates (projected attendance)

Applications close 5:00 pm AEDT 31 January 2022, or when funds have been fully expended. If you would like more information on this grant or need help in applying please contact us.

 

Would you like to know more?

For more information on the Byron Bay region or for help with venue sourcing your next event contact us here

 

Geelong & Great Ocean Road Business Events

 

 

Starting in the city of Geelong, located less than one hour from Melbourne and traveling all the way down the Victorian coast to the infamous Great Ocean Road. This is a region that’s perfect for business events with loads of venues, activities, and iconic attractions at your fingertips.

Did you know... The Great Ocean Road was constructed by thousands of returned World War I soldiers from 1919-1932. The Memorial Arch at the eastern end of the road is a tribute to the Australian soldiers that lost their lives at war.

 

Snapshot of Geelong & Great Ocean Road

Getting There 

  • Melbourne’s second international airport (Avalon) is just a 17-minute drive from Geelong with regular flights connecting Sydney, Adelaide, and the Gold Coast.
  • Geelong is also less than a 1 hour trip from Melbourne by road, train, or ferry.
  • Driving the scenic Great Ocean Road is an experience within itself with the main townships equipped for business events being Torquay, Anglesea, and Lorne.

 

Highlights of the region

  • Geelong’s sparkling waterfront hotels and restaurant scene.
  • The Geelong area’s food and wine trails with growers, wineries and craft breweries to visit.
  • Werribee Open Range Zoo (40-minute drive from Geelong)
  • Iconic 12 Apostles lookout, plus many other picturesque lookouts along the journey (including Teddy’s lookout at Lorne and Loch Ard Gorge at Port Campbell).
  • Bells Beach at Torquay – the home of Australian surfing.
  • Erskine Falls and Great Otway National Park (ideal for leisurely walks or treetop ropes courses)
  • Split point lighthouse (who remembers the show Round the Twist?)
  • World-class golf courses

 

Venues and Accommodation

As mentioned there are so many event venues and accommodations for you to choose from. In Geelong, you have Novotel Geelong which features a dedicated conference level and amazing views across the bay. Or further down the coast you have a selection of resorts that are well suited for events such as Peppers The Sands Torquay, RACV Torquay Resort and Mantra Lorne.

For help finding the perfect venue for your Geelong or Great Ocean Road event, send us your event requirements today.

 

Business Events Grants

Business Events Support Fund is offering grants for business events held in Geelong and the Great Ocean Road region, with eligible events of any size receiving up to $50 per delegate.

If you would like assistance in applying for this grant feel free to contact us.

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For more information on these regions or for help with venue sourcing your next event contact us here

Uluru For Business Events

 

Home to one of Australia’s most recognisable landmarks and natural wonders of the world, Uluru is truly a one-of-a-kind destination for events.

This region has dry, sunny weather all year round however, like the rest of the Northern Territory it can get very hot in the summertime. So for ideal conditions, visit Uluru between May and September, when the maximum temperature during the day is usually between 20°C and 30°C.

Did you know... The majestic Uluru is 600 million years old and sits at 348 metres tall – that’s 48 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower!

 

Snapshot of Uluru & surrounds

Getting There 

  • The Uluru region has its own airport – Ayers Rock/Connellan Airport. There are regular direct flights from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Darwin, Adelaide, and Alice Springs.
  • Uluru to Alice Springs takes around 4.5 hours by car.

 

Highlights of the region

  • Uluru (Ayers Rock) is the main attraction and is particularly beautiful to experience at sunrise or sunset.
  • Kata Tjuta (also known as the Olgas)
  • Indigenous cultural tours and experiences (check out the Uluru-Kata Tjuta Cultural Centre).
  • Kings Canyon and the Watarrka National Park
  • A great range of tours to explore the region including helicopter, motorcycle, camel rides, segway or walking tours.
  • Clear night skies – perfect for dinner under the stars.
  • Unique Australian fauna and flora

 

Venues and Accommodation

There is a surprisingly vast range of accommodation options in the region to suit events of all sizes and budgets. For example, 5 Star Sails in the Desert Hotel is one of the larger options with numerous event facilities and 228 rooms and suites to choose from. Or for something a little different try luxury glamping at Longitude 131 where you can enjoy views of Uluru from your bed. A fantastic option for corporate incentives!

For help finding the perfect venue for your Uluru event, send us your event requirements today.

 

Business Events Grants

The Northern Territory Business Events Support Fund (NTBESF) is currently providing funding for some events held in this region. To find out if your event is eligible or for assistance in the application process, feel free to contact us directly.

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The Tweed and Far North Coast business events

 

For our first destination famil we head to the far north corner of NSW to explore the Tweed and Far North Coast. This spectacular region is characterised by a mix of picturesque coastal towns, riverside villages, and lush hinterland valleys. With a sub-tropical climate and a very mild winter, this region is wonderful to visit all year round.

Did you know... the town Tweed Heads is sometimes referred to as the place where you can change time zones – even celebrating New Year twice within an hour by crossing the street into QLD!

 

Snapshot of the Tweed & Far North Coast 

Getting There 

  • Gold Coast Airport is just a 10 minute drive to Tweed Heads and offers daily domestic and international connections.
  • Ballina Byron Airport is a 45 minute drive and has daily services to and from Sydney and Melbourne
  • Public Transport, bus, and coach access is plenty with services available via Greyhound Australia, Premier Motor Services, and New South Wales Trainlink

 

Highlights of the region

  • River cruises and canoe trails
  • World Heritage-listed rainforests, mountain ranges, and scenic lookouts.
  • Picturesque coastal towns with a thriving café and restaurant scene.
  • Local food producers (tropical fruit, cheese, craft beer, gin, coffee)
  • Vibrant art community and attractions

 

Venues and Accommodation

The region has a vast range of event venues to suit conferences and events of any size. From large, purpose-built facilities like Twin Towns Conference & Event Centre to smaller, unique venues such as local distilleries and restaurants.

There are also many accommodation options to choose from in the Tweed, like Peppers Salt Resort & Spa and Mantra Salt Beach Kingscliff just to name a few!

For help finding the perfect venue for your event, send us your event requirements today.

 

Would you like to know more?

For more information or assistance in planning an event in this region, please give us a call on (02) 4861 5973 or you can contact us here

Bangalay Luxury Villas, South Coast

Set amongst the pristine backdrop of the coastal national park and Shoalhaven Heads golf course, Bangalay Luxury Villas is a peaceful seaside sanctuary.

Located an easy two-hour drive south of Sydney, this boutique property is home to the award-winning Bangalay Dining restaurant and has a number of signature South Coast experiences both onsite and nearby. So if you’re planning a high-end retreat, incentive, or a board meeting outside of the hustle and bustle of the city, this is the perfect venue for you.

The property features:

  • 14 x one bedroom and 2 x two bedroom self-contained luxury villas with air-conditioning, gas fireplaces, north facing private decks, under-floor heating and luxe Aspar products. (Additional Beach House accommodation available if required)
  • Heated swimming pool and picturesque landscaped gardens
  • Award-winning Bangalay Dining bar & restaurant with exclusive-use packages for up to 120 guests. (Minimum spend applies)
  • Conference facilities and high-speed WiFi
  • Customised, original, team-building itinerary assistance
  • Onsite Event Coordinator
  • Private transport to local attractions and venues (conditions apply)
  • Two minute walk to Seven Mile Beach and Shoalhaven Golf Course
  • Accessible accommodation and mobility aids

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Pullman Magenta Shores, Central Coast

Located just 90 minutes from Sydney and only 20 minutes north of Terrigal, Pullman Magenta Shores Resort is a 5-star golf, spa and corporate retreat resort offering apartment-style accommodation and a unique beachfront setting for conferences and events on the Central Coast.

The Pullman Magenta Shores features:

  • 50 modern, spacious apartment style accommodation rooms including: studio apartments and one, two, three and four bedroom villas.
  • Barretts Restaurant and Shallows Bar
  • 7 spacious meeting rooms filled with natural light and capacity for everything from 11 guests in a boardroom up to 400 guests for stand-up cocktail
  • Award winning Vie Spa offering 6 luxurious treatment rooms
  • Two outdoor swimming pools, indoor heated pool, steam room, fitness centre and two tennis courts
  • 18 hole championship golf course
  • On site free car parking
  • Direct beach access to Magenta Beach

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Peppers Silo Hotel, Launceston

Located on the King Street Wharf overlooking the junction of the Esk and Tamar Rivers, Peppers Silo Hotel is a piece of Launceston history that has been converted into an architectural triumph.

The Hotel features:

  • Grain of the Silos restaurant on-site, as well as casual dining in the cafe, lounge or outdoor deck
  • Four meeting rooms catering for 10 – 180 people, as well as an outdoor deck that caters for up to 500 people, cocktail-style
  • 108 rooms and suites
  • River cruises, mountain biking and food and wine trails on the hotel’s doorstep
  • Fully equipped gym and on-site day spa

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Adina Apartment Hotel Melbourne Southbank

Only moments away from Melbourne’s bustling Southbank and a short walk from the vibrant dining and entertainment options of the CBD you will find Adina Apartment Melbourne Southbank.

When you stay here, Melbourne is quite literally at your doorstep, with the vibrant St Kilda Road, the Royal Botanic Gardens nearby, the Crown Casino Complex and the Melbourne Convention Centre within easy walking distance.

The Adina Apartment Melbourne Southbank features:

  • 220 rooms including studios, one and two bedroom apartments with combined lounge, dining and work areas, a fully equipped kitchen, laundry and tea and coffee making facilities.
  • Three meeting rooms (two with natural light, as well as a boardroom) that can host up to 80 people seated theatre-style.
  • Pre-function area with balcony overlooking the hotel lobby.
  • On-site catering.
  • Ceiling mounted screen and data projector, inbuilt audio system, free WiFi and additional AV upon request. 
  • Indoor swimming pool and gym.

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Lilianfels, Blue Mountains

Just 90 minutes’ drive from Sydney CBD, Lilianfels Blue Mountains Resort & Spa is a renowned haven for relaxation and a delight for gourmets in one of Australia’s most beautiful destinations, picturesque Jamison Valleys and escarpments, abundant wildlife and a scenic attractions right at your doorstep.

Lilianfels, Blue Mountains features:

  • 89 spacious guest rooms and suites.
  • Multi-award winning Hatted Darley’s Restaurant & Bar is a fine dining restaurant offering modern Australian cuisine served as a la carte or degustation menus with specially selected local and imported wines. There is also The Lounge for high tea, The Lounge Bar and The Orangery.
  • Lilianfels Day Spa has four spacious treatment rooms.
  • Four meeting spaces with full AV capability: The Banksia Room, The Wollemi Pine Room, The Camellia Room and Echoes Private Dining Room.
  • Dedicated conference and events coordinator on-site.
  • Indoor and outdoor pool
  • Access to a range of team building events including bush walking and abseiling.

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Parklands Country Garden and Lodge, Blue Mountains

Just 1 hour and 45 minutes’ drive from Sydney CBD, Parklands Country Garden and Lodge is a secluded retreat within 28 acres of manicured grounds, reminiscent of a European great estate, in one of Australia’s most beautiful destinations, with the picturesque Grose Valley and Govetts Leap lookout, abundant wildlife and a scenic attractions right at your doorstep.

Parklands Country Garden and Lodge features:

  • With 28 spacious guestrooms spread across seven garden cottages.
  • Parklands Day Spa features two spacious double treatment rooms with private facilities and two spacious single treatment rooms and a private steam room to cater for individuals relaxation, couples, special occasions – hens and bridal parties, conference and event groups. 
  • The Karawerra function room is located on the ground floor and enjoys natural light, wireless connectivity and features floor to ceiling windows and French doors, which lead out to an enclosed glass gazebo and outdoor courtyard area with fireplace, BBQ and water fountain. Ideal for groups of 30 to 70 people.
  • On-site restaurant, as well as relationships with sister properties, The Hydro Majestic, Lilianfels and Echoes.

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