Brisbane our social scene is finally back up and running after a year that no one could have predicted. Brisbane has new venues popping up everywhere and bookers are making up for the lost events of 2020. It’s time to finally bring all your colleagues together, celebrate the successes over the last year and recognise making it through the tough times. 

To help make your event planning easier, we thought we would share some of HeadBox‘s most unique and exciting venues to hold your next corporate event. Whether you’re planning an End of Financial Year Party, Awards Gala, Christmas Party or any other corporate party, we’ve got you covered. 

1. La Costa

Leave Brisbane behind as you step into a multi-dimensional glamorous Italian Riviera inspired restaurant, bar and rooftop space. Impress your colleagues with an Italian culinary adventure and enjoy a relaxing dining experience at La Costa Restaurant with its seaside sultry palates and fixtures, a seafood hued Italian menu and summery cocktails curated by the award winning Maybe Sammy Team.

Perched above La Costa with a skyline that lends a wow-factor to any occasion, Cielo Rooftop is no better place to raise a toast to a successful year! Located in the vibrant Fortitude Valley, La Costa is available for small or large group bookings, where guests are immediately transported to the sunny Italian seaside, no matter the season.

La Costa
  • Address: Shop 1/209 Brunswick St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Standing Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Private Dining, Networking, Parties, Weddings

2. Smoked Garage 

This historic building is located in the heart of Brisbane’s Fortitude Valley, with custom rustic furniture and walls draped in flora and fauna for an intimate setting to share the happiest moments with your friends and colleagues.

Smoked Garage boasts an extremely spacious multi-level venue, dedicated to hosting private and corporate events in the heart of Brisbane. Featuring a private bar with flexible arrangements to cater for every event type.

With a variety of tailored packages, Smoked Garage has everything you need to create an event to remember!

Smoked Garage
  • Address: 126 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Standing Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Weddings

3. City Winery

What if we said you could hold your event at a winery, in the heart of the city?

City Winery is a working micro-winery located in a converted warehouse in Fortitude Valley. Featuring three incredible function spaces and your own dedicated Event Manager, the team at City Winery will work with you to deliver an impressive and seamless experience for your next corporate function.

City Winery Brisbane is a versatile space that can be configured for groups of all sizes and all occasions from 20 people through to standing events for 200.

Looking to host a private dining experience that is slightly outside of the box? This is the space for you.

City Winery
  • Address: 11 Wandoo St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Standing Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Private Dining, Networking, Parties, Weddings

4. The Tivoli

Grand yet intimate, The Tivoli is perfectly suited to networking events, gala awards dinners, product launches and company celebrations of any size up to 1,500 guests.

Alongside The Tiv’s iconic auditorium space is What’s Golden bar. This vibrant space hosts its own private bar and stage, and is perfect for private dining, networking events, company celebrations, milestone birthdays and engagement parties.

Food is expertly catered by City Winery Brisbane’s award-winning culinary team, led by Executive Chef Travis Crane, who will source and showcase the best local and seasonal produce, freshly prepared on-site.

The Tivoli
  • Address: 52 Costin St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Standing Capacity: 1000
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Weddings, Conferences

5. Customs House

Customs House, one of Brisbane’s premier function venues, has six historic private event spaces sure to impress your guests! Their prominent Queen Street location boasts spectacular views of the Brisbane River and Story Bridge, impressive service and 5 star facilities.

Customs House is rich in history, an iconic Brisbane landmark and a magnificent choice for your next corporate event or private function.

Customs House
  • Address: 399 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Standing Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Weddings, Conferences

6. Motorwagen

At Motorwagen, they thrive on getting people together to enjoy food and fine beverages of all kinds! Centrally located in Brisbane’s CBD, Motorwagen Café & Restaurant reflects the innovation and creativity of Karl Benz, inventor of the world’s first petrol powered vehicle in a bright and modern way. 

With a variety of spaces including the bar area, outside terrace, private dining room or full venue, Motorwagen is the perfect location for your next business meeting, presentation, special occasion or corporate function.

  • Address: 300 Adelaide St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Standing Capacity: 134
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Weddings, Workshops, Private Dining

7. Mr Mista

Located in the heart of Fortitude Valley, Mr. Mista is an L.A. inspired cocktail bar & Asian influenced kitchen that caters for people who love an elegant dining experience but love to celebrate. Exclusive venue hire is the perfect option for groups of up to 100 who want to take advantage of all that Mr Mista has to offer.

With a combination of the luxurious velvet lounges, booth seating, a bar area and a main dining room – Mr Mista can tailor the venue to suit an array of set ups suitable for any style of function including, Christmas parties, and corporate events. Treat your guests to some delicious Asian cuisine and then get ready for a dance floor that you’ll never want to leave!

Mr Mista
  • Address: 757 Ann St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Standing Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Private Dining

8. Riverlife

Rivelife is the perfect venue location for enjoying the beautiful Brisbane weather, nestled in the banks of the river in Kangaroo Point with spectacular views of the Brisbane’s CBD from across the water. Riverlife offers four unique waterfront outdoor venues, a heritage listed function room, and the Kangaroo Parklands for events.

Riverlifes versatile venues are perfect for private functions of any size, from 20 to 800 guests and they have a range of packages that can be tailored every aspect of your event.

  • Address: Naval Stores Kangaroo Point Cliffs Drive, Kangaroo Point QLD 4169
  • Standing Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Conferences, Weddings

9. Bar Pacino

Situated in the CBD, along Brisbane’s Eagle Street Pier overlooking the city’s iconic Story Bridge, Bar Pacino is an Italian-inspired venue offering a sophisticated yet relaxed setting from day to night.

Offering 3 venue spaces, all with amazing views catering fro group sizes of 30- 150 guests, Bar Pacino is the perfect spot for your next corporate event in the best central location.

  • Address: 175 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Standing Capacity: 80
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Conferences, Weddings

10. Neesh Bar

Located in lively Woolloogabba, Neesh Bar is your local friendly neighbourhood cafe by day, and bar by night. Tucked away in East Brisbane, in a cool and laid-back space splashed with bright green accents, Neesh Bar has cultivated a casual and fun vibe at their Stanley Street home.

With two beautiful areas available for hire including a relaxed Courtyard, Neesh Bar can cater for a range of gatherings from intimate dinners to 200 people for exclusive venue hire.

  • Address: 896 Stanley St E, East Brisbane QLD 4169
  • Standing Capacity: 250
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Weddings

Whether you are after a funky, relaxed or contemporary vibe, HeadBox has a venue for your next corporate event. So what are you waiting for? Jump onto HeadBox now to find your most suitable venue or submit your event brief and we’ll do the work for you!


  1. Who can use HeadBox?

Anyone! Whether you’re a corporate booker looking for a private dining room, meeting room, Christmas or EOFY party venue or you’re a social booker looking for the perfect spot to host your birthday party, hens night or wedding – HeadBox has you covered.

  1. What is HeadBox?

HeadBox connects corporate and consumer bookers with venues and suppliers and is the easy way to book, manage and deliver everything in one place. No long searches, no stress, no hidden costs.

3. How do I submit an event brief?

Submitting an event brief is an easy process. Our intuitive brief builder will take you through a series of questions collecting all the necessary details needed to host a great event. We want to know details such as where your event will take place, on what date, how many people are attending, and what your total budget is. Once you submit this information, relevant and available venues will respond to your brief!

4. How long will it take for venues to respond?

Our venues are super quick to respond! You should receive responses or a proposal within 24-48 business hours.

5. What are the top 5 things to consider when choosing a venue?

The cost, the location, style, capacity & catering options.