Looking to host a unique conference event that your guests won’t be likely to forget anytime soon? We’re here to help – check out our list of our favourite non-conventional conference spaces in Brisbane.

Turbine Platform, Brisbane Powerhouse

This industrial-style room in Brisbane Powerhouse is a unique space sure to wow up to 175 guests. Its buzzy atmosphere and open floor space facilitate guest interaction and the AV facilities ensure a functional conference experience.

  • Venue: Brisbane Powerhouse
  • Address: Yagara Country, 119 Lamington St, New Farm QLD 4005
  • Capacity: 175
  • Event Type: Conferences, Networking, Parties, Presentations, Team Activities, Weddings

Sunset Marquee, Riverlife

With waterfront views overlooking the city, up to 300 conference guests can enjoy sit-down dining or a cocktail-style event in this gorgeous outdoor space. Strings of lights and gorgeous vantage points for the sunset makes the Sunset Marquee an unforgettable location for a conference.

  • Venue: Riverlife
  • Address: Naval Stores Kangaroo Point Cliffs Drive, Kangaroo Point QLD 4169
  • Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Conferences, Networking, Parties, Private Dining, Weddings

Lookout Room, Southbeach

Access to an exclusive bar and sprawling views of Streets Beach, the Brisbane city skyline and the Brisbane River make for a one of a kind conference space. The Lookout Room can host up to 100 guests and offers access to AV facilities.

  • Venue: Southbeach
  • Address: 30aa, Stanley St Plaza, South Brisbane QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 100
  • Event Type: Conferences, Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Parties, Presentations, Private Dining, Team Activities, Weddings

The Grand Ballroom, The Greek Club

The Grand Ballroom inside The Greek Club is a vast ballroom with 4 metre high ceilings and breathtakingly elegant interiors. Up to 400 guests can enjoy a functional conference event in this space with its full suite of AV equipment and stunning views of the Brisbane skyline.

  • Venue: The Greek Club
  • Address: 29 Edmondstone St, South Brisbane QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 400
  • Event Type: Conferences, Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Parties, Presentations, Private Dining, Weddings

Exclusive Hire, Blackbird Bar

Hire out the entire Blackbird Bar in the heart of Brisbane for a huge conference of up to 400 attendees cocktail-style. The space’s 180-degree views from the Story Bridge to the Kangaroo Point cliffs will have guests talking about the event for years to come.

  • Venue: Blackbird Bar
  • Address: Riverside Centre, 123 Eagle St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 400
  • Event Type: Conferences, Networking, Parties

The Deck, The Grove Rooftop

Although not a typical location for a conference, The Deck at The Grove Rooftop is an incredible space to host a conference event. The space can accommodate up to 200 guests and is in the heart of Brisbane, giving attendees easy access to public transport. Audio equipment is also readily available for organisers.

  • Venue: The Grove Rooftop
  • Address: Level 32/480 Queen St, Brisbane City QLD 4000
  • Capacity: 200
  • Event Type: Conferences, Meetings and Workshops, Parties, Private Dining, Weddings

Exclusive Venue Hire, The Joinery

The Joinery in Brisbane’s West End can be transformed into a stunning conference space for up to 300 guests. The ginormous windows offer leafy, green views and the exposed brick and polished concrete floors give the space an industrial, modern feel.

  • Venue: The Joinery
  • Address: 244 Montague Rd, West End QLD 4101
  • Capacity: 300
  • Event Type: Conferences, Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Parties, Presentations, Studio, Team Activities, Weddings

Exclusive Hire, Smoked Garage

Smoked Garage in Fortitude Valley features multiple event spaces available for hire – but for larger conferences, we recommend hiring the entire venue for up to 600 guests. This unique, 100-year-old venue has a private bar, dining area and an array of motorcycles on display.

  • Venue: Smoked Garage
  • Address: 126 Wickham St, Fortitude Valley QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 600
  • Event Type: Conferences, Meetings and Workshops, Parties, Presentations, Studio, Weddings

Exclusive Venue Hire, Northshore Harbour

Northshore Harbour is a beautiful, versatile venue that can accommodate up to 180 attendees. The incredible dining and unparalleled views of the river and its own private beach will undoubtedly wow guests.

  • Venue: Northshore Harbour
  • Address: 285 MacArthur Ave, Hamilton QLD 4006
  • Capacity: 180
  • Event Type: Conferences, Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Parties, Presentations, Private Dining, Weddings

The Guineas Ballroom, Eagle Farm Racecourse

Up to 400 guests can enjoy this event space at Eagle Farm Racecourse in Ascot. The classy interiors, AV equipment and convenient parking and public transport facilities make for a seamless event experience.

  • Venue: Eagle Farm Racecourse
  • Address: 230 Lancaster Rd, Ascot QLD 4007
  • Capacity: 400
  • Event Type: Conferences, Meetings and Workshops, Networking, Parties, Presentations, Private Dining, Team Activities, Weddings

For more event inspiration or for assistance planning an incredible conference, contact our team today.

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