The second half of the year presents an exciting range of events in the corporate calendar, including the End of Financial Year (EOFY) Party, the Melbourne Cup, and the Christmas Party. What better way to bring your colleagues together, celebrate successes, boost team morale, and enjoy socialising together again.  

We’ve put together some of our favorite venues for your next corporate function:

1. Merivale – Establishment

With the biggest parties of the year, you want the highest attendance possible and a name like Merivale will help draw in the crowds. The Establishment is the best in business in terms of throwing parties. Boasting a 10M long bar, high ceilings and so central your guests are set to be impressed.

Merivale - Establishment
  • Address: 330 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Standing Capacity: 400
  • Event Type: Conferencing, Parties, Weddings

2. Tilley & Wills – Greenwood Hotel

The lead up to the end of the financial year can be very stressful and a party is a celebration of everyone’s tireless work to ensure your staff feel special. Ensuring the venue reflects this relaxed atmosphere is key which is why the Greenwood Hotel is perfect, a historic drinking and dining institution, located on Blue Street in the heart of North Sydney. They are ideally suited for corporate events and celebrations.

Tilley & Wills - Greenwood Hotel
  • Address: 36 Blue St, North Sydney NSW 2060
  • Standing Capacity: 1200
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Weddings

3. Royal Randwick Racecourse

Situated a stones throw outside of the CBD and with a multitude of spaces to choose from for your events. Colourful decor and balcony views sets this stadium apart from the rest. Staff Parties are all about boosting morale by having fun. Creating this environment is a challenge but can be done with the right venue and Randwick Stadiums’ high quality service allows for this.

Australian Turf Club - Royal Randwick Racecourse
  • Address: Alison Rd, Randwick NSW 2031
  • Standing Capacity: 110
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Wedding

4. Hamptons , King Street Wharf

Hot, sunny, Christmas Parties. There is no better place to be than on a boat. A fresh breeze constantly blowing through the spaces with ice cold drinks readily at hand. Boat parties give the ultimate flexibility of bringing on entertainers and caterers of your choice.

Hamptons - King Street Wharf
  • Address: The Promenade, Lime St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Standing Capacity: 95
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Team Away Days

5. Bathers’ Pavilion

Iconically Australian. Bright, light, waterside and premium. North of the bridge Bathers is the place to be. Sipping cocktails, fresh fish, and soft sounds of a DJ. This is the ultimate place to be for your next summer party.

Bathers Pavilion
  • Address: 4 The Esplanade, Mosman NSW 2088
  • Standing Capacity: 250
  • Event Type: Weddings, Parties, Conferences

6. The Taphouse

The Taphouse has three amazing levels each one different to the other. The venue can be hired exclusively or by floor. Our favourite is the rooftop: funky, cool, and full of great vibes. In the heart of Surry Hills, the Taphouse is an ideal location for fun loving, creative corporates for your next party event.

  • Address: 122 Flinders St, Darlinghurst NSW 2010
  • Standing Capacity: 338
  • Event Type: Networking, Parties, Team Away Days

7. Merlin Entertainments – SEA LIFE

Want to transport your guests to a venue like no other? Head to Sea Life a unique, out of the box dining experience immersing your attendees with the oceanarium backdrop. Whether it’s a corporate lunch, dinner, cocktail party, or networking event, product launch or larger celebration, this amazing venue can cater from 2 – 300 guests.

Merlin Entertainments - SEA LIFE Aquarium
  • Address: 1-5 Wheat Rd, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Standing Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Conferences, Parties, Team Away Days

8. Green Moustache

Guests can dine amongst the treetops in Green Moustache’s beautiful main dining room. Features include natural light from a floor to ceiling glass wall which looks out onto North Sydney’s greenery, a stunning high ceiling and bespoke modern furnishings. Green Moustache can be hired exclusively for groups of 120 for your next private function.

Green Moustache
  • Address: Rooftop, level 10/100 Miller St, North Sydney NSW 2060
  • Standing Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Conferences, Parties, Networking

9. Strike Bowling, King Street Wharf

Strike Bowling King Street Wharf is located in the stunning surrounds of Sydney Harbour, and promises a bowling experience like no other. Guests can start their night with a cocktail at Strike’s waterside bar, grab a delicious old-school sanga courtesy of their pop-up mates at Rando Sandos, and then move to one of the 10 bowling alleys. Strike Bowling, King Street Wharf is a one stop shop for all things fun with bowling, karaoke and escape rooms.

Strike Bowling, King Street Wharf
  • Address: 22 The Promenade, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Standing Capacity: 250
  • Event Type: Parties, Networking, Team Away Days

10. Marble Bar

Brimming with style and character, Hilton Sydney is located in the heart of the city’s shopping, entertainment, and business district. Drink, dance and live the speakeasy lifestyle at Marble Bar, a heritage-listed underground bar and music venue. Marble Bar can hold up to 200 guests and is perfect for parties and networking events.

Marble Bar
  • Address: Level B1/488 George St, Sydney NSW 2000
  • Standing Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Parties, Networking, Private Dining

All these venues are perfect for any corporate celebration, it’s now up you to choose the type of function and experience you are looking for. Make sure you head to HeadBox Australia to book your upcoming corporate functions today.


  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.