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.

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