A Guide to the Top Four Exhibition Centres in Australia

If you are staying in Oz for business this time round and you’ve got an excellent serviced apartment booked with http://www.apartmentsofmelbourne.com.au, all you will need to have is your travel sorted out and you are good to go. Grab a MyKi card from the local shop so you can hop on and off the tram around town and save some money on a cab. If you’re fortunate enough to be in walking distance of where you want to be, great, stretch your legs and take in the sights while you are here.

light-1284441_640If you’re a company holding an event or expo, having a fantastic space is what you need. You want great food, great acoustics and great light and below we have detailed four of the great exhibition centres across Australia. Sydney Exhibition Centre is located on Glebe Island, SEC was opened in 2014 and hosts exhibitions, trade shows and special events. 20,000m2 of space the size of 5 football fields and built right on the waterfront with natural light flooding in through the four massive halls. Sydney Exhibition Centre has alfresco dining spaces to enjoy the views from Glebe Island, and coffee stations and cafeterias are located inside for convenience. If you’re hosting a big event, Dockside Group are the official caterers offering stunning café-style food. They also are able to cater for full meals with menu packages from basic to deluxe. On the other side of the country you have the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre. With 158 major industry awards, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre is always committed to and succeeding in providing high quality event space and service to clients. Located in the South Bank Precinct, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition centre is the only Centre in Australia to offer a free conference app, including wayfinding. With 44 meeting rooms it’s capable of holding meetings and events for 8-8,000 people. There are 66 hotels within 3km of the centre itself which is perfect for delegates and visitors to exhibitions and conferences.

Adelaide Convention Centre is almost 30 years old and has held over 700 individual events and hosted over 200,000 people over the years. Christmas functions, weddings and large careers fairs have been central over the years and at the forefront of this is great catering services. While it isn’t close to serviced apartments like http://www.apartmentsofmelbourne.com.au, Adelaide Convention Centre created Soils and Seasons, a way to see how their food is sourced and presented from start to finish; it’s an excellent conversation piece! They even offer a ‘vitality menu’ for your conference delegates to stay engaged during an event. The menu is full of wholegrains and low GI carbs to keep the brain ticking over during events. Over in Melbourne, the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre resides. A huge 30,000m2 of space, floor to ceiling windows to allow for natural light, this is one of the biggest and best spaces for exhibitions in Melbourne.

The technology alone allowing for a memorable live experience for delegates can be managed by the onsite social media team so lighting and screen directions can be coordinated to taste. Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre is actually a 6 star green star rated building and has solar hot water, energy efficient lighting, displacement ventilation and many other features allowing the venue to be at its maximum best with minimum damage to the environment. It’s located nearby to fantastic accommodation and visiting http://www.apartmentsofmelbourne.com.au will allow delegates and business people to book fantastic home away from home serviced apartments to stay in during their visit to Melbourne and the conference centre itself.

 


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