BRISBANE UNIQUE VENUES GUIDE

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BRISBANE UNIQUE VENUES GUIDE

BRISBANE UNIQUE VENUES GUIDE

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Welcome A fresh scent of opportunity. Unexplored tracks to wondrous places. New experiences that will delight and amaze. This is Brisbane. Australia’s new world city. A flourishing garden of ideas and inspiration, people, places and spaces for out-of-the-ordinary events.

Be Inspired This guide will take you on a trip through Brisbane and into the secret spaces that set the scene for stunning events. From beautiful botanic backdrops to venues that enchant the imagination, you will meet the unique, unusual

and intriguing of Australia’s new world city. You’ll also meet the exceptional artists of Brisbane’s business events industry – the service suppliers who make the vision come to life. Ready to be inspired? Read on.

Cloudland

CONTENTS Venues No. of Meeting Rooms/ Spaces

Page

Name

2

551 Restaurant & Bar

2

200

100

-

3

ARIA Restaurant

1

250

130

-

4

Australia Zoo

6

115

-

5,000

72

5

Birdees

3

900

200

250

2

32

1,000

300

465

8

1,000

800

1,544

6 7

Bond University Function Centre Brisbane City Hall and King George Square

Cocktail Banquet

Theatre KM CBD

Page

Name

1

31

Lightspace

0

32 33

1

500

300

300

2

7

400

450

1,190

25

3

120

400

-

12.5

2

800

420

480

6

86

35

Moreton Island Adventures

3

650

350

350

18

0

36

Niche Event Spaces

6

250

200

200

5.5

Old Government House

Brisbane Polo Club

4

200

120

130

0

37

Brisbane Powerhouse

10

425

320

525

3.5

38

10

Brisbane Racing Club

18

1,000

300

400

6.5

11

Broncos Leagues Club

4

550

400

500

4

12

Brookwater Golf & Country Club

5

500

220

170

35.5

13

Byblos Bar & Restaurant

4

500

300

-

6

2

-

135

-

0

2

600

400

-

2.5

15

Theatre KM CBD

Moda Events Portside

9

Cha Cha Char Wine Bar & Grill Cliffs Café & Function Space

Cocktail Banquet

34

8

14

Logan Entertainment Centre Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary

No. of Meeting Rooms/ Spaces

39 40 41

Queensland Art Gallery | Gallery of Modern Art Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) Queensland Rail Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre QUT Precincts – Brisbane City

6

150

60

88

0

10

600

250

220

1.5

10

200

170

2,000

1.5

1

600

120

-

-

5

350

250

200

13

4

350

110

393

0

43

QUT Precincts – Kelvin Grove

3

2,000

180

100

2

44

Regatta Hotel

6

500

104

140

4

45

River City Cruises

2

80

42

-

0

46

RNA Showgrounds

10

4,000

3,000

20,000

2.5 0

42

16

Cloudland

7

500

280

300

1

17

Customs House

5

300

200

300

0

18

Dreamworld | WhiteWater World

8

5,000

1,000

750

54

47

Roma Street Parkland

10

10,000

500

1,200

19

Edmund Rice Performing Arts Centre (ERPAC)

4

200

120

1,500

3.5

48

Room with Roses

3

75

50

60

0

20

Emporium Hotel

6

280

160

240

2

49

Royal on the Park Brisbane

8

800

420

700

0

21

Euro / Urbane / Laneway

4

180

70

-

0

50

Saké Restaurant & Bar

3

-

24

-

0

22

Freestyle Toút – Emporium and West End

2

-

100

-

2

51

Schonell Functions & Catering

4

500

400

500

8

23

Greek Club

11

1,400

800

1,200

2

52

Siana City

6

140

84

-

0

24

Hillstone St Lucia

4

1,500

650

500

6

53

Siana Valley

6

200

76

-

2

25

Hotel Urban Brisbane

4

200

120

180

0.5

54

Sirromet Winery

3

-

200

120

30

26

Il Centro Restaurant & Bar

3

30

100

-

0

55

Skilled Park

4

600

450

400

80

27

Ipswich Civic Centre

4

400

270

780

40

56

Sky Room and Terrace

1

300

160

325

1.5

28

Jellyfish

3

200

140

-

0

57

Sono Portside and Nagomi Eagle Street Pier

2

300

150

-

6

6

300

-

214

1.5

58

South Bank

5

6,000

500

2,100

1.5

5

180

150

150

0

59

South Bank Surf Club

2

400

200

-

1.5

29 30

Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts Kookaburra River Queens

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Services No. of Meeting Rooms/ Spaces

Page

Name

60

State Library of Queensland

13

61

Stokehouse

3

400

160

-

1.5

62

Story Bridge Hotel

5

500

200

100

3.5

63

Studio @ The Prop House

1

Cocktail Banquet

300

150

150

60

Theatre KM CBD

264

100

3

200

130

145

2.5

65

Summit Restaurant, Bar & Function Venue

4

400

220

200

11

Suncorp Stadium

17

900

750

800

3

-

-

-

-

-

68

Tall Ship Cruises & McLarens Landing Tangalooma Island Resort

Type of Service

85

ARIA Catering

Catering

86

Blue Shadow Group

Audio-Visual

87

Caxton St Catering

Catering

88

Flight Simulator 737

Team Building

89

j2 ideas & events

Event Management

90

Jenny Gaskell

Event Management

91

Lindsay Bennett Marketing

Event Management

92

Lolly Who

Event Staging

93

Moreton Hire

Event Staging

94

Neals Hire and Special Events

Event Staging

3

Summit Events Centre

67

Name

1.5

64

66

Page

7

350

250

180

32

95

Nomadic Tents Brisbane

Event Theming

69

Tattersall’s Club

8

400

300

350

0

96

Off-Site Connections Event Management

Event Management

70

The Gabba

7

1,400

700

900

2

97

Staging Connections

Event Staging

71

The Groove Train

3

600

450

-

0

98

Staging Dimensions

Event Staging

72

The Hi-Fi

2

600

120

450

3

99

Staging Rentals & Construction Services

Event Staging

73

The Landing at Dockside

3

1,500

500

80

3.5

100

The Prop House

Event Theming

74

The Pavilion Function & Conference Centre

3

250

200

220

4.5

101

Wine & Dine’m Catering

Catering

75

The Plough Inn Tavern

3

700

90

-

1.5

102

Zen Catering

Catering

76

The Strand at Rugby Quay

2

500

320

300

0

77

The Villager Hotel

4

120

64

80

0

78

Treasury Casino & Hotel

5

120

80

100

0

8

150

80

100

0

8

1,000

480

600

2

79 80

UQ Business School Downtown Victoria Park Golf Complex & Function Venue

81

Watt Restaurant + Bar

4

400

160

70

3.5

82

Wilsons Boathouse

1

300

180

-

6

83

XXXX Ale House, Brewery Tours & Visitor Centre

2

300

170

50

2.5

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Venues

4.5 star boutique hotel overlooking Roma Street Parkland.

551 RESTAURANT & BAR

Our newly refurbished 551 Restaurant & Bar is a modern space best suited for corporate dinners, social gatherings and parties. Large bi-fold windows encapsulate both natural lighting and the stunning view overlooking the Roma Street Parkland and the city lights, as well as Mount Coot-tha and beyond. It’s the perfect atmosphere for any celebration.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Ideal for social gatherings, parties and gala dinners

address 551 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill 4000 postal 551 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill 4000 phone (+61 7) 3058 9333 fax (+61 7) 3058 9350 email [email protected] web www.watermarkhotelbrisbane.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Paid km airport 14.5 km cbd 1

• Flexibility to hire the full venue exclusively for 200+ guests or the different venues separately

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

• Beautiful views of Roma Street Parkland Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

• Accommodation packages available

NAME OF ROOM

Catering

551 Restaurant & Bar

215

2.6

200

100

-

N

• Provides an array of catering options and tailor-made packages to suit all tastes and budgets

Pool Deck

60

-

60

-

-

N

• Indoor and outdoor dining options

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ARIA – exceptional dining in a stunning location.

ARIA RESTAURANT

The dining experience at ARIA is relaxed yet elegant, with an innovative and contemporary menu designed by chef Matt Moran using the freshest Australian produce. This, coupled with an extensive wine list showcasing many of Australia’s iconic wineries, and seamless service, provides an experience for diners for every occasion.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 postal Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 phone (+61 7) 3233 2555 fax (+61 7) 3233 2500 email [email protected] web www.ariarestaurant.com transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

• One, two and three course lunch, à la carte dinner and seven course tasting menu

DIMENSIONS

• ARIA is available for private hire for private events catering for up to 250 guests

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Private Dining Room

-

-

60

40

-

Y

Restaurant Exclusive Use

-

-

250

130

-

Y

NAME OF ROOM

• Private dining room with stunning views across the river suitable for 40 to 60 guests

• ARIA Catering available for off-site events, product launches and boardroom lunches

Catering • Matt Moran’s award-winning contemporary Australian menu uses only the finest seasonal produce • Wine list with a range of over 550 wines showcasing many of the great Australian wine styles

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Crikey! It’s not just a conference; it’s a wildlife adventure!

AUSTRALIA ZOO

Australia Zoo invites you to leave the concrete jungle behind and take on the ultimate wildlife adventure for your corporate function. We offer flexible package options accommodating groups from 10 to 90, with catering and theming available. For more unique venue ideas, why not try Australia Zoo Adventure Cruises or the Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment plus great room flexibility

address Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah 4519 postal Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah 4519 phone (+61 7) 5436 2000 fax (+61 7) 5494 8604 email [email protected] web www.australiazoo.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary km airport 74.5 km cbd 72

• Breakout options include unforgettable tours of Australia Zoo and the hands-on Wildlife Extravaganza • Unique venue for corporate events, product launches, incentive options or team building • Assistance from Australia Zoo’s experienced event team to design a conference that suits you

Catering • Australia Zoo has a massive 2,000 seat food court with an extensive menu • Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea options available

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Australia Zoo Adventure Cruises

-

-

115

-

-

N

Australia Zoo Wildlife Hospital

-

-

50

-

100

Y

Crocoseum

-

-

-

-

5,000

Y

Ocean

-

2.7

30

-

40

Y

Outback

-

2.7

30

-

40

Y

Wetlands

-

2.7

25

-

34

Y

Wetlands, Ocean & Outback

-

2.7

90

-

88

Y

NAME OF ROOM

Renowed for its style and space, Birdees complements any event.

BIRDEES

Birdees offers complete function and event packages suited to all occasions, from intimate gatherings of 10 guests up to whole venue events for 900 guests. Each function area brings its own individual atmosphere to your event, with quirky theming and state-of-the-art audio facilities making your event memorable.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 608 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley 4006 postal PO Box 261, Fortitude Valley 4006 phone (+61 7) 3257 3644 fax (+61 7) 3257 4611 email [email protected] web www.birdees.com.au transport Bus, Train & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 14 km cbd 2

• The Aviary is an impressive area featuring a marble bar, lounge booths and a chandelier

DIMENSIONS

• The tiki-inspired Beer Garden overlooks the pool and spa area and includes three lounging bungalows

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Beer Garden

320

5

400

200

250

Y

Main Bar

280

3

200

80

100

Y

The Aviary

300

3

300

150

200

Y

-

-

900

-

-

-

NAME OF ROOM

Whole Venue

• The Main Bar is the entertaiment heart of the venue with a 250 capacity dance floor • Birdees is ideally suited to birthday and Christmas parties, corporate functions and events

Catering • Innovative menu options to suit your style of event and budget • Catering for small intimate gatherings to large whole venue events

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Sandstone arches, lakeside settings and landscaped grounds.

BOND UNIVERSITY FUNCTION CENTRE

Bond University Function Centre is the ideal venue for cocktail parties, conferences, exhibitions, corporate events and social functions. Our banquet and conference facilities are specifically designed to cater for everything from large conventions, seminars and new product launches to corporate meetings, training and incentive programs.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Extensive range of 32 meeting and function rooms

address University Drive, Robina 4226 postal 14 University Drive, Bond University 4229 phone (+61 7) 5595 4124 fax (+61 7) 5595 5009 email [email protected] web www.bond.edu.au transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary km airport 97 km cbd 86

• State-of-the-art audio-visual systems • Sporting and recreational facilities and beautiful views of Lake Orr and the water fountain • Outdoor areas available for team building activities and breakout areas

Catering • Flexible catering options for conferences, school formals, cocktail parties and dinners • We are able to tailor a menu to suit your event

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

NAME OF ROOM

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Case Study 1 or 2

-

3

-

-

-

N Y

Cerum Foyer

-

-

180

-

-

Cerum Theatre

465

9

-

-

465

Y

Don’s Tavern

850

2.9

1,000

150

50

N

Princeton 1

310

4.5

300

150

200

Y

Princeton 2

220

4.5

150

60

100

Y

Princeton 1 & 2

530

4.5

450

300

400

Y

Seminar

48

3

-

-

48

N

Theatres 2, 3 & 4

150

5

-

-

150

Y

University Club

348

3

180

100

100

Y

A Heritage-listed venue in Brisbane city with superb event facilities.

BRISBANE CITY HALL AND KING GEORGE SQUARE

In January 2010, Brisbane City Hall closed for three years for critical restoration work designed to preserve this iconic venue’s beauty and history. Future event enquiries are still being taken during the restoration period. In addition, the adjoining King George Square remains available for a wide range of outdoor events during the closure of City Hall.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address King George Square, Brisbane 4000 postal GPO Box 1434, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3403 8888 fax (+61 7) 3404 5325 email [email protected] web www.brisbane.qld.gov.au/cityhall transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

• King George Square lends itself to festivals, outdoor exhibitions and public gatherings

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Balmoral

349.5

4.85

100

100

100

N

Brisbane

362.5

4.75

250

220

170

N

Hamilton

277.4

3.95

200

160

150

N

Ithaca Auditorium

420.5

4.7

300

250

414

N

King George Square

3,000

-

-

-

-

N

King George Square Deck

400

4.5

400

100

200

N

849.5

26.5

1,000

800

1,544

N

111.4

4.45

100

50

100

N

NAME OF ROOM

Main Auditorium Windsor

• The large deck area in King George Square is ideal for corporate presentations and cocktail events • Regular updates on City Hall’s new facilities and services are available on the website

Catering • Clients are welcome to engage their preferred catering suppliers for events at King George Square • Catering for City Hall events will be subject to new operational arrangements after reopening

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Elegant, unique and private setting in prime central city location.

BRISBANE POLO CLUB

Built in 1889 and refurbished to the National Trust standards, Naldam House, home of the Brisbane Polo Club, effortlessly captures the ambience of a bygone era. Offering exceptional service and attention to detail, this venue is perfect for all occasions. The first floor Dining Room’s stunning décor makes for a grand occasion and is bound to impress.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Four versatile function spaces available

address Naldham House, 1 Eagle Street, Corner Felix & Eagle Streets, Brisbane 4000 postal PO Box 7865, Waterfront Place, Brisbane 4000 phone (+61 7) 3229 3766 fax (+61 7) 3229 5207 email [email protected] web www.brisbanepoloclub.com.au transport Bus, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

• Specialised and professional functions team • Audio-visual and staging equipment available

DIMENSIONS

• Convenient and central location

Catering • Variety of menu options and beverage packages are available including sit-down meals and canapés • Tailoring every aspect of your event to ensure the day flows seamlessly from start to finish

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CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Dining

-

-

200

120

130

N

Inchcape

-

-

40

32

30

N

Kingston

-

-

120

80

120

N

Wine Cellar

-

-

75

40

50

N

NAME OF ROOM

A multi-arts, dining and conference venue set on the Brisbane River.

BRISBANE POWERHOUSE

The former power station has become a distinct landmark, both as a stunning industrial creation and as a hub for everything creative.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 119 Lamington Street, New Farm 4005 postal PO Box 364, New Farm 4005 phone (+61 7) 3358 8622 fax (+61 7) 3358 8611 email [email protected] web www.brisbanepowerhouse.org transport Bus, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Complimentary km airport 14 km cbd 3.5

• Offering unique spaces for meetings, exhibitions, private parties, conferences and product launches

DIMENSIONS

• Located just 10 minutes from the city • Data projectors and electronic whiteboards

CAPACITY (MAX)

• Highly skilled staff will ensure events are both memorable and enjoyable

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Graffiti Room

42

3.9

25

15

20

N

Catering

Park Mezzanine

56

8.2

40

25

40

N

• By working with our catering partner, food and beverage is made easy

Performance Lawn

Outdoor

-

-

-

-

N

Plaza

Outdoor

-

-

-

-

N

Powerhouse Theatre

458

9

425

320

525

N

Rooftop Terrace

132

3.2

150

80

100

N

Stores Studio

209

8

180

80

120

N

Turbine Platform

250

11

150

80

150

N

Turbine Rehearsal Room

156

3

150

80

120

N

Visy Theatre

72

4.7

-

-

200

N

NAME OF ROOM

• An array of catering options and tailor-made menus to suit any event

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Diverse venues capturing the quality, prestige and charm of racing.

BRISBANE RACING CLUB

Spanning 88 acres of manicured landscaping, the Brisbane Racing Club offers quality service and tailored event coordination. Close to Brisbane’s city centre and airport, the vast outdoor spaces lend themselves perfectly to festivals and exhibitions, while inside the heritage racing venues are more than 18 spaces perfect for conferences or awards nights.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Eagle Farm and Doomben’s heritage character and modern refurbishments will showcase your function

address Eagle Farm Racecourse, 230 Lancaster Road, Ascot 4007 postal PO Box 817, Hamilton Central 4007 phone (+61 7) 3268 2171 fax (+61 7) 3868 2410 email [email protected] web www.brc.com.au transport Bus, Train & CityCat/Ferry parking Complimentary km airport 7

’ Expansive spaces with close proximity to the central business district and Brisbane Airport

DIMENSIONS

km cbd 6.5

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

160

-

180

160

-

N

Chief de Beers

160

-

140

100

60

N

Hall of Fame Bar

430

-

400

200

100

Y

Catering

Satchel

450

-

300

250

330

N

’ Flexible catering options with menus designed by the Brisbane Racing Club’s own Executive Chef

The Guineas

700

-

500

300

400

N

The Laboratory

120

-

120

50

-

N

’ Fully-licensed with a quality selection of beverages

The St Leger Stand & Lawn

750

-

1,000

250

350

Y

’ Tailored coordination matched with superb hospitality, delivers memorable events with ease ’ The Brisbane Racing Club’s versatility makes it the perfect choice for any event imaginable

NAME OF ROOM 10,000

The Terraces The Tote The Vice Regal

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-

-

150

150

50

N

460

-

300

150

200

Y

80

-

80

60

50

N

Broncos Leagues Club is the ideal functions centre on the city fringe.

BRONCOS LEAGUES CLUB

Located in the inner-city suburb of Red Hill overlooking Gilbert Park, Broncos Leagues Club offers the perfect function centre with four modern and versatile rooms suitable for 10 to 600 guests. Outstanding day delegate packages with dining in all new, The Buffet, are on offer with professional function staff to assist you with your event requirements.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Fulcher Road, Red Hill 4059 postal Fulcher Road, Red Hill 4059 phone (+61 7) 3858 9000 fax (+61 7) 3858 9070 email [email protected] web www.broncosleagues.com.au transport Bus parking Complimentary km airport 17 km cbd 4

’ Competitive full-day and half-day delegate packages

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Auditorium

395

-

550

400

500

N

Boardroom

70

-

30

16

20

N

Captains

180

-

120

100

180

N

Darcey Mitchell

145

-

80

80

120

N

NAME OF ROOM

’ Audio-visual equipment in every room, a performance standard stage and wireless Internet ’ Assistance with theming and entertainment solutions and accommodation options nearby ’ Fully-licensed venue offering five bars, café, The Buffet and TAB

Catering ’ Our menus are prepared by our Executive Chef and his team, using only the best and freshest produce ’ Choose from any one of our set menus or have one specifically tailored upon request

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For a relaxed drink, delicious meal or business meeting.

BROOKWATER GOLF & COUNTRY CLUB

The Brookwater Clubhouse boasts modern fixtures and furnishings, state-of-the-art meeting facilities, a lounge bar, casual dining areas and signature restaurant, all with breathtaking views of the golf course. Brookwater Golf & Country Club is open to the public.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• State-of-the-art meeting facilities with full access to audio-visual equipment

address 1 Tournament Drive, Brookwater 4300 postal 1 Tournament Drive, Brookwater 4300 phone (+61 7) 3814 5500 fax (+61 7) 3814 5700 email [email protected] web www.brookwatergolf.com transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary km airport 56.5 km cbd 35.5

• Ability to tailor any package to suit catering, golf and equipment needs • Huge floor-to-ceiling glass walls provide panoramic views of the course and native bushland • Two executive boardrooms with audio-visual equipment

Catering

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Augusta

51

2.9

40

40

40

N

Augusta & Savannah

121

-

100

96

90

N

NAME OF ROOM

• Our food and beverage team take particular pride in food and presentation

Augusta & Terrace Area

-

-

30

-

-

N

• Cuisine features fresh, local produce

Augusta, Savannah & Lounge

169

-

200

160

170

N

Augusta, Savannah & Restaurant Area

213

2.9 - 4.1

250

200

170

N

Bar & Terrace Area

-

-

100

-

-

N

Full Clubhouse

-

-

500

220

-

N

243

2.9 - 4.1

80

40

80

N

-

-

100

64

80

N

70

2.9 - 4.1

60

56

50

N

Lounge Restaurant Savannah

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Lebanese / Mediterranean food in luxurious surroundings.

BYBLOS BAR & RESTAURANT

This award-winning venue, located in Hamilton on the beautiful Brisbane River, is the ideal location for a quiet dinner, a celebratory cocktail or a special event.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton 4007 postal Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton 4007 phone (+61 7) 3268 2223 fax (+61 7) 3268 2224 email [email protected] web www.byblosbar.com.au transport Bus & CityCat/Ferry parking Complimentary km airport 8.5 km cbd 6

• Full range, world-class cocktail bar with national award-winning bar team

DIMENSIONS

• Intimate dining room with formal dining or riverside alfresco dining areas available • Gorgeous cocktail lounge area with private seating available

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Alfresco Dining Area

-

-

120

100

-

N

Entire Venue

-

-

500

300

-

N

Harem Lounge

-

-

120

-

-

N

Phoenician Dining Room

-

-

100

80

-

N

Riverside Boardwalk

-

-

80

60

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

• Breathtaking views of the Brisbane River and city lights

Catering • We offer the nation’s largest collection of rare and unique spirits and liqueurs • Our multi-award-winning Lebanese/Mediterranean cuisine is available for lunch and dinner

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Brisbane’s signature steak restaurant.

CHA CHA CHAR WINE BAR & GRILL

After fifteen years at the top, this much-loved specialty steak restaurant has undergone a renovation and now boasts an expanded kitchen that produces some of the country’s best beef dishes. It’s harder than you think to get a great steak onto a plate. Owner John Kilroy sources the beef direct from producers who supply only first-class products.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Central city location with stunning river views

address Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 postal Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 phone (+61 7) 3211 9944 fax (+61 7) 3211 9947 email [email protected] web www.chachachar.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

• Separate bar and private dining room • Extensive wine list including prestigious cellar list

DIMENSIONS

Catering

NAME OF ROOM

• Full à la carte and special function menus available

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CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Main Dining

-

-

-

135

-

N

Private Dining

-

-

-

50

-

N

The Cliffs Café offers one of Brisbane’s most spectacular views.

CLIFFS CAFÉ & FUNCTION SPACE

Perfectly perched on top of the Kangaroo Point Cliffs in the newly developed parklands, this venue offers award-winning catering and one of Brisbane’s most spectacular views. The Cliffs is available for exclusive hire after-dark and is the perfect choice for your next event.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 3 River Terrace, Kangaroo Point 4169 postal PO Box 712, Annerley 4103 phone (+61 7) 3393 1209 fax (+61 7) 3217 4144 email [email protected] web www.cliffscafe.com.au transport Bus & CityCat/Ferry parking Paid km airport 16 km cbd 2.5

’ Minimalist, covered outdoor space with modern, chic feel

DIMENSIONS

’ Dedicated team of experienced function coordinators

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Park space

600

-

600

400

-

Y

Venue space

175

-

150

120

-

Y

NAME OF ROOM

’ Ability to cater for events of all styles including cocktail, buffet, fine-dining and banquet

Catering ’ Our exclusive award-winning caterer, Zen Catering, offers a broad range of menus to suit all events

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Glass retractable roof, wall-climbing plants and a 10 metre waterfall.

CLOUDLAND

Dining at Cloudland is luxe with a menu designed to complement the experience, offering everything from tapas to an à la carte menu. Anyone who steps inside the doors at Cloudland will leave with a lasting impression of what a 21st century venue should be like.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Brisbane’s newest and most prestigious venue with first-class service and food to impress

address 641 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley 4006 postal PO Box 261, Fortitude Valley 4006 phone (+61 7) 3872 6600 fax (+61 7) 3872 6699 email [email protected] transport Bus & Train parking Paid km airport 14 km cbd 1

’ Four level venue with private event spaces and outdoor terraces

DIMENSIONS

’ Extensive wine and cocktail list ’ Close to central business district and parking

Catering ’ Menus for events at Cloudland are designed by the Executive Chef

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web www.cloudland.tv

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Alice

172

3.5

300

114

180

N

Cellar

160

3

120

50

70

N

Chrystal Palais

300

3

250

-

-

N

Heritage

176

4

300

120

140

N

NAME OF ROOM

Madame Hedges

50

3

500

280

220

Y

Moon

172

3.5

300

144

180

N

Rainbow

350

3

400

220

300

N

One of Brisbane’s heritage icons overlooking the Brisbane River.

CUSTOMS HOUSE

Behind the grand Corinthian columns are exquisite boardrooms, a stunning ballroom, seminar rooms and a licensed restaurant. With quality food and a team of dedicated professionals, Customs House is regarded as one of Brisbane’s premier function venues. Impress your guests and have your next function at Customs House.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 399 Queen Street, Brisbane 4000 postal GPO Box 2223, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3365 8999 fax (+61 7) 3365 8900 email [email protected] web www.customshouse.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ Unique facility for all function styles

DIMENSIONS

’ Five function/meeting rooms and an award-winning restaurant ’ Audio-visual equipment available ’ Personalised service

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

The Art Gallery Room

120

4

130

70

-

N

The Lady Thiess Room

100

4

100

60

70

N

’ Catering from six to 200 persons for a seated dinner or 300 persons for a stand-up cocktail function

The Long Room

352

10

300

200

300

N

’ Quality food with an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce

The Sylvia Jones Boardroom

67

4.85

-

23

-

N

The Reid Room

19

4.85

-

10

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

Catering

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Dreamworld | WhiteWater World create unique events for any size group.

DREAMWORLD | WHITEWATER WORLD

From intimate dinners at Tiger Island to massive beach party extravaganzas around the Cave of Waves, guests can celebrate amongst some of the tallest, fastest and wildest rides in the world. There is a wide range of dining options including cocktail parties, themed buffets, plated menus, gala dinners and stand-up style events.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Versatile open spaces which create interesting and unique backdrops for events

address Dreamworld Parkway, Coomera 4209 postal Dreamworld Parkway, Coomera 4209 phone (+61 7) 5588 1150 fax (+61 7) 5556 1199 email [email protected] web www.worldsinone.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary km airport 60 km cbd 54

• Indoor and outdoor covered spaces with seating for 50 to 1,000 guests • Private access to rides, characters and experiences after hours • Ideal for private dinners, corporate events, product launches, gala dinners and Christmas parties

DIMENSIONS NAME OF ROOM Billabong Restaurant

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

-

3.6

500

250

400

N

Catering

Cave of Waves

-

-

2,000

1,000

-

Y

• Fully-licensed with a wide range of catering options

Events Central

400

3

1,000

500

750

Y

FlowRider

-

-

200

80

-

Y

Full use of Dreamworld

-

-

3,000

1,000

-

Y

Full use of WhiteWater World

-

-

5,000

1,000

-

Y

Main Street

-

-

3,000

1,000

-

Y

Ocean Parade

-

4.9

400

300

-

Y

1,500

-

3,000

1,000

-

Y

-

-

250

60

-

Y

• Can cater from 10 to 5,000 guests in any setting

The Shell Tiger Island

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Modern performance and meeting facilities in a superb location.

EDMUND RICE PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE (ERPAC)

The Edmund Rice Performing Arts Centre (ERPAC) located at St Laurence’s College combines picturesque views of the city with versatile presentation, performance and meeting facilities in an educational setting. Close to Brisbane’s cultural precinct and South Bank, host your next event in style at Brisbane’s newest performing arts and educational centre.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 82 Stephens Road, South Brisbane 4101 postal 82 Stephens Road, South Brisbane 4101 phone (+61 7) 3010 1111 fax (+61 7) 3010 1188 email [email protected] web www.slc.qld.edu.au transport Bus, Train & CityCat/Ferry parking Paid km airport 22 km cbd 3.5

• 1,500 seat performance auditorium with large back-of-house facilities including four green rooms

DIMENSIONS

• Meeting rooms, foyers and forecourt with exclusive front-of-house support

CAPACITY (MAX)

• Full audio-visual facilities and Internet access with on-site technical support available

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Auditorium

1,620

-

-

-

1500

N

Boardroom

100

-

60

50

50

N

Foyer

200

-

200

120

200

Y

Catering

Hall of Fame

230

-

200

120

100

N

• On-site catering available via an array of acclaimed caterers

NAME OF ROOM

• Adjacent secure undercover parking for 1,500 vehicles

• Variety of flexible menus available to suit all tastes and budgets

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Stand out from the crowd at the awardwinning Emporium Hotel.

EMPORIUM HOTEL

Exquisite events. Exclusive facilities. Emporium Hotel’s function centre caters for events of up to 280 people and is ideal for product launches, gala dinners, cocktail parties, conferences and boardroom bookings. The exquisite Cocktail Bar’s stunning décor, featuring interior pieces flown in from around the world, is guaranteed to impress.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Rooftop terrace featuring outdoor heated lap pool, sauna and gymnasium

address 1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley 4006 postal PO Box 2600, Fortitude Valley BC 4006 phone (+61 7) 3253 6999 fax (+61 7) 3253 6966 email [email protected] web www.emporiumhotelevents.com.au transport Bus, Train & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 14 km cbd 2

’ 24-hour in-suite dining and Belle Époque Patisserie open daily from 7am until late ’ Stunning Cocktail Bar featuring exquisite interior pieces sourced from exotic locations around the world ’ Evening turndown service, 24-hour reception and Concierge service including valet parking

DIMENSIONS Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Boardrooms

22

Cocktail Bar

205

NAME OF ROOM

CAPACITY (MAX) Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

2.7

-

-

-

N

3

120

-

-

N

Catering

Conference 1

57

2.7

50

30

40

N

’ Fine cuisine tailored to the individual needs of clients

Conference 1 & 2

112

2.7

100

70

80

N

Conference 1, 2 & Dining

170

2.7

170

120

200

N

Conference 2

55

2.7

50

30

40

N

Conference 2 & Dining

113

2.7

100

80

100

N

Dining

58

2.7

50

30

40

N

Frangipani Ballroom

222

2.7

280

160

240

N

’ Daily delegate packages available

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Unique cuisine and outstanding service with multiple dynamic venues.

EURO / URBANE / LANEWAY

Recently refurbished central business district restaurant, Urbane has received industry-wide acclaim for its cuisine and service. Whether it’s lunch, dinner or a corporate function, this diverse venue now offers three distinct areas – fine-dining, a brasserie and rooftop bar. Urbane will surpass all your expectations!

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 181 Mary Street, Brisbane 4000 postal GPO Box 719, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3229 2271 fax (+61 7) 3229 5926 email [email protected] web www.urbanerestaurant.com transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ Urbane – intimate fine-dining restaurant, classic décor, European cuisine, international wine list

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

’ Sub Urbane – ultimate private dining experience in Urbane cellar for up to 30 guests

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Euro

120

3

180

70

-

N

Laneway Bar

35

3

70

-

-

N

Sub Urbane

48

2.4

50

30

-

N

’ Laneway – contemporary rooftop cocktail bar with a canapé and hearty bar menu available

Urbane Restaurant

60

2.9

-

65

-

N

Catering

NAME OF ROOM

’ Euro – humming brasserie and bar, traditional European cuisine for exclusive hire or small groups

’ Organic, seasonal and local produce grown and supplied exclusively for Urbane ’ European cuisine inclusive of degustation, à la carte and canapé menus

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Freestyle Toút – dessert parlour and restaurant.

FREESTYLE TOÚT – EMPORIUM AND WEST END

Freestyle Toút is Brisbane’s most iconic dessert restaurant with two locations – Emporium in Fortitude Valley and Melbourne Street in West End. The perfect place to catch up for a drink, lunch, dinner or our famous desserts and jug cocktails. Think delectable and wicked desserts from warm puddings to creamy crème brulées and much more.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Speciality dessert function menus for all occasions – high tea and afternoon delectable desserts

address 1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, Qld 4006 postal 1000 Ann Street, Fortitude Valley, Qld 4006 phone (+61 7) 3252 0214 fax (+61 7) 3666 0537 email [email protected] web www.freestyletout.com.au transport Bus & CityCycle parking Complimentary km airport 12.5 km cbd 2

• Private function rooms – Ann Street (Emporium) and The Red Room (West End) • Freestyle Toút is also available for school and hospitality educational tours

Catering • Freestyle Toút is headed by a team of experienced chefs specialising in areas of savoury and sweet • The menu is tailored to suit the palates of dining and ‘after 8’ patrons

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Ann Street

30

3.5

-

24

-

N

Red Room West End

-

-

-

100

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

The Greek Club has stunning views and refurbished function spaces.

GREEK CLUB

Apart from the stunning views and beautiful, newly refurbished function spaces, the fantastic food and service makes the Greek Club an ideal venue for all kinds of events including conferences, seminars, social functions, product launches, award dinners and unique, themed events.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 29 Edmondstone Street, South Brisbane 4101 postal PO Box 5067, West End 4101 phone (+61 7) 3844 1166 fax (+61 7) 3844 9032 email [email protected] web www.thegreekclub.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary km airport 17.5 km cbd 2

’ 11 function spaces for 10 to 800 people banquet style

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

’ Close to the city, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, public transport and free street parking ’ Professional service with friendly and approachable staff

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Acropolis 1

88

2.7

50

50

55

N

Acropolis 1 & 2

210

2.7

120

120

120

N

Catering

Acropolis 2

120

2.7

50

50

55

N

’ A fantastic, well-priced, modern Australian menu is offered as standard

Aegean

560

4.8

500

300

600

Y N

NAME OF ROOM

Boardroom

45

2.7

25

20

30

1,000

4.8

1,400

800

1,200

Y

Ionian 1

190

4.8

100

100

130

Y

Ionian 2

160

4.8

100

90

120

Y

Olympus

180

2.7

120

100

120

N

-

2.7

250

200

-

N

Grand Ballroom

Olympus Taverna

’ Flexible and professional management

’ Willing and able to create menus to suit any theme – try ‘Zorba Night’ for a truly memorable evening

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Queensland architecture with modern facilities and impressive views.

HILLSTONE ST LUCIA

In addition to venue space, Hillstone St Lucia also caters for the casual diner with award-winning alfresco bar and restaurant, the Hundred Acre Bar. Also benefit from Hillstone’s unique style of hospitality with its outside catering service – Hillstone Catering.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• A unique parkland venue, located six kilometres from Brisbane’s central business district

address St Lucia Golf Links, Carawa Street, St Lucia 4067 postal St Lucia Golf Links, Carawa Street, St Lucia 4067 phone (+61 7) 3870 3433 fax (+61 7) 3371 4331 email [email protected] web www.hillstonestlucia.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary km airport 21 km cbd 6

• Luxurious, column-free rooms • Expansive views over the adjoining golf links from every room

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

1,388

2.4 - 4.2

1,500

-

-

Y

• Contemporary styling and landscaping

NAME OF ROOM

Catering

Entire Venue

• Restaurant-quality modern Australian food with a wine list to match

Grand View & Victoria Long Bar

608 + 84

3.7 - 5.5

800

650

500

Y

• Award-winning and recently refurbished restaurant and bar on-site

Hundred Acre Bar

400

4.2

-

-

-

Y

Library Bar

105

2.4

120

60

70

Y

Rosewood

191

3.7

200

140

120

N

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Close to the city, a chic accommodation and meeting venue for you.

HOTEL URBAN BRISBANE

A dazzling star amid the urban lights, the function areas within Hotel Urban Brisbane provide some of the most spectacular views across the city. Offering five unique spaces each with its own personality, there is a venue to suit all occasions from intimate corporate dinners to international conferences, product launches and special events.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 345 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill 4000 postal 345 Wickham Terrace, Spring Hill 4000 phone (+61 7) 3831 6177 fax (+61 7) 3831 6363 email [email protected] web www.hotelurban.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Paid km airport 14 km cbd 0.5

• The Gazebo Restaurant & Bar – complete with stylish extended outdoor area – is available seven days

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Panorama

75.6

2.6

160

80

50

N

Parkland

137

2.7

200

120

180

N

40.4

2.3

35

22

27

N

-

-

90

-

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

Sky Boardroom The Loft

• Hotel features a gym and gorgeous 10 metre outdoor pool set in resort-style surrounds • Premium amenities including Bang & Olufsen sound system and aromatic oil burners in public areas • 24-hour reception, secure undercover car parking and complimentary Internet access in lobby

Catering • The iconic Gazebo Restaurant & Bar has been designed to add a touch of tropical glamour to the hotel • Extensive and delicious range of menus for conferences, cocktail receptions and dinners

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Italian restaurant and bar that has been delighting diners since 1992.

IL CENTRO RESTAURANT & BAR

Home to the legendary sand crab lasagne, the multi-award-winning restaurant is as equally renowned for its hospitality as it is for its menu which features Queensland’s best seafood, prime cuts and fresh local produce. Enjoy indoor or alfresco dining with spectacular Story Bridge views.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Lunch and dinner sittings for groups of up to 50

address Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 postal Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 phone (+61 7) 3221 6090 fax (+61 7) 3221 6130 email [email protected] web www.il-centro.com.au transport Bus, Train & CityCat/Ferry parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

• À la carte or special function menus available • Disability access

Catering • Superior venue for VIP functions, corporate dining or private parties • Outstanding selection of Australian and international wines

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Bar

30

3.5

30

-

-

N

Indoors

180

3.5

-

100

-

N

Outdoors

80

3

-

40

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

Versatile rooms, central location, on-site catering and skilled staff.

IPSWICH CIVIC CENTRE

Just 40 minutes west of Brisbane, Ipswich combines rich heritage with the energy of being the hub of today’s growth region in South-East Queensland. Functions, conferences, meetings or receptions, the Ipswich Civic Centre has the space, technology and professional staff to meet all needs.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Corner Limestone Street & Nicholas Streets, Ipswich 4305 postal PO Box 191, Ipswich 4305 phone (+61 7) 3810 6699 fax (+61 7) 3812 3547 email [email protected] web www.ipswichciviccentre.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary & Paid km airport 67.5 km cbd 40

’ Vehicle access to stage area in George Hogg Auditorium

DIMENSIONS

’ Dedicated Account Manger to assist with planning and the successful delivery of your event

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Auditorium

412.5

3.5

400

270

780

Y

Cunningham

NAME OF ROOM

’ State-of-the-art technical production equipment and on-site technicians ’ Simultaneous telecast to all venues within the centre is available

251.2

2.9

180

150

200

N

Catering

Lockyer

182

2.4

100

70

80

N

Logan

52

2.6

-

-

30

N

’ On-site catering services offering a range of flexible options tailored to meet your requirements ’ Outdoor undercover area ideal for pre-dinner function or refreshment breaks

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Beautiful fresh fish served simply.

JELLYFISH

We source and serve a selection of eight to 14 fish species daily. Our thorough understanding of the various textures and qualities of each species, allows our experienced team to recommend the best way to cook and serve your fresh fish. For the ultimate dining experience be sure to ask about our Chefs ‘special’ sauces which compliment each meal.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Private Dining Room with audio-visual capabilities

address Riverside Boardwalk, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 postal Riverside Boardwalk, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 phone (+61 7) 3220 2202 fax (+61 7) 3220 1112 email [email protected]fishrestaurant.com.au web www.jellyfishrestaurant.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ Absolute riverfront location, with stunning views of the Story Bridge ’ Brand new separate bar

DIMENSIONS

Catering

NAME OF ROOM

’ Eight to 14 kinds of fresh fish cooked the way you like it ’ Full à la carte and special function menus available

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CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Bar

-

-

40

-

-

N

Main Dining

-

-

200

140

-

N

Private Dining

-

-

50

35

-

N

300 seat theatre for conferences, launches and presentations.

JUDITH WRIGHT CENTRE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS

The Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts is situated in the heart of Brisbane’s bustling Fortitude Valley, one of Australia’s most famous live music and entertainment hotspots. The Centre hosts a unique blend of contemporary dance, music, visual arts, circus, multimedia and screen culture.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 420 Brunswick Street, Fortitude Valley 4006 postal PO Box 954, Fortitude Valley 4006 phone (+61 7) 3872 9000 fax (+61 7) 3872 9001 email [email protected] web www.judithwrightcentre.com transport Bus & Train parking Paid km airport 14.5 km cbd 1.5

• State-of-the-art lighting and sound equipment

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Combined Meeting Room

48

2.4

40

-

30

Y

Multi-purpose Room

29

3

-

-

15

Y

Music Rehearsal Room

75

3.6

60

-

50

Y

Performance Space

336

7

300

-

214

Y

Shopfront

129

4.2

80

-

80

Y

Theatre Rehearsal Room

133

3.6

80

-

80

Y

NAME OF ROOM

• 214 retractable seat performance space • Data projectors and electronic whiteboards – audio-visual capabilities • An experienced team of event specialists and technical experts

Catering • The Centre has a well-stocked, licensed bar • Staff can advise on superb catering options from one of many nearby establishments

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Invite clients aboard these paddlewheelers for a unique experience.

KOOKABURRA RIVER QUEENS

Take a trip back to a time when life moved more slowly! Enjoy a leisurely cruise through the inner-city reaches of the Brisbane River aboard authentic timber paddlewheelers. Choose from a range of catering options to suit all budgets.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Fully-licensed premises with numerous bars

address Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4001 postal PO Box 7138, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3221 1300 fax (+61 7) 3229 6334 email [email protected] web www.kookaburrariverqueens.com transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ Choice of a private, intimate boardroom and multiple decks ’ Each vessel has the capacity to hold 350 passengers ’ Large bathrooms and wheelchair access on selected vessel

Catering ’ Extensive catering available from cocktails to morning and afternoon tea to full seafood buffet ’ From simple parties to extravagant events, the Kookaburra River Queens can cater to all occasions

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

KRQ I (Main Deck)

113

3

160

130

-

N

KRQ I (Upper Deck)

120

3

180

150

150

N

KRQ II (Boardroom)

40

3

75

40

-

N

KRQ II (Main Deck)

110

3

150

130

-

N

KRQ II (Upper Deck)

120

3

160

130

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

2

The ideal blank canvas for any function you can imagine.

LIGHTSPACE

With ample open space, the venue can be booked as one 660m2 room or two distinct spaces. These can be further subdivided into smaller areas for more intimate functions and events.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 30 Light Street, Fortitude Valley 4006 postal 30 Light Street, Fortitude Valley 4006 phone 0418 982 725 fax (+61 7) 3391 7809 email [email protected] web www.lightspace.net.au transport Bus, Train & CityCycle parking Complimentary & Paid km airport 12 km cbd 2

’ Lofty warehouse space with rustic industrial design

DIMENSIONS NAME OF ROOM Lightspace

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

660

4.2

500

300

300

Y

’ Open, flat space, iron pillars, polished concrete floors and high ceilings ’ Air-conditioning, excellent access, store room/green room and plenty of street parking ’ Large main space and lounge bar with adjoining outdoor terrace

Catering ’ Lightspace’s catering partners can serve up a range of menus for various applications and budgets

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Logan City’s largest versatile venue located 30 minutes from Brisbane.

LOGAN ENTERTAINMENT CENTRE

The Centre offers state-of-the-art event technology, a professionally-equipped kitchen, multi-purpose auditorium, computerised ticketing system, intimate meeting and breakout rooms, and outdoor areas. The Centre is a focal point for Logan’s diverse entertainment, cultural, community and commercial events and is easily accessible and affordable.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Experienced and dedicated events team and production specialists

address 170 Wembley Road, Logan Central 4114 postal PO Box 3226, Logan Central 4114 phone (+61 7) 3412 4770 fax (+61 7) 3412 4777 email [email protected] web www.logan.qld.gov.au/lec transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary km airport 35 km cbd 25

• Two bars, a kiosk and Limelight Bistro & Bar • Comprehensive audio-visual and lighting equipment available for hire

DIMENSIONS

• Facilities for people with disabilities

Catering • Catering for 25 to 450 guests, from cocktail parties to sit-down three course dinners • Limelight Bistro & Bar offers mouth-watering, affordable meals, sweet treats and smooth coffee

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CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Auditorium Flat Floor

960

-

-

450

950

Y

Auditorium Flat Floor & Balcony

1,210

-

-

450

1,190

Y

Auditorium Tiered Seating

682

-

-

-

638

Y

Meeting 1

64

-

100

30

50

N

Meeting 2

64

-

100

30

50

N

Meeting 3

64

-

100

30

50

N

Meeting 4

64

-

100

30

50

N

Meeting 1, 2, 3 & 4

256

-

400

120

180

N

Pre-function

252

-

400

-

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

Unique and iconic Aussie venue with hands-on wildlife experiences.

LONE PINE KOALA SANCTUARY

Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary is situated just 12 kilometres from Brisbane’s central business district. Guests will be surrounded by exotic Australian wildlife and have the opportunity to cuddle a koala and handfeed kangaroos. With fully-licensed venues and delicious dining options, your event will be one to remember!

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 708 Jesmond Road, Fig Tree Pocket 4069 postal 708 Jesmond Rd, Fig Tree Pocket 4069 phone (+61 7) 3378 1366 fax (+61 7) 3878 1770 email [email protected] web www.koala.net transport Bus parking Complimentary km airport 27.5 km cbd 12.5

• Dine with the koalas in our koala forest

DIMENSIONS

• Hands-on experiences with Australian wildlife, including koala cuddling photos • Three fully-licensed venues with free WiFi Internet

CAPACITY (MAX)

• Other animal programs and photo opportunities available

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Koala Forest

-

-

120

80

-

Y

Catering

Riverside

-

-

-

400

-

Y

• Breakfast, lunch and dinner options available

Sanctuary

-

-

-

270

-

Y

• Delicious banquet menus that can be tailored to your needs

Sanctuary & Koala Forest

-

-

-

350

-

Y

• Professional staff to attend to your needs

NAME OF ROOM

• Fully-licensed venue with a range of dining options

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Sought-after, prized venue located a short drive from the city centre.

MODA EVENTS PORTSIDE

Renowned for its style, exquisite food, wine and service, Moda Events Portside (formerly Gianni Events at Portside) is the perfect venue for your next event. This highly sought-after venue is superbly located on the top of the Brisbane Cruise Ship Terminal at Portside Wharf in Hamilton and offers breathtaking views of the city and the river.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• One large flexible function area or two specialty rooms, both with adjoining private balcony space

address Level 2, Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton 4007 postal Level 2, Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton 4007 phone (+61 7) 3868 3600 fax (+61 7) 3868 3644 email [email protected] web www.modaevents.com.au transport Bus & CityCat/Ferry parking Complimentary km airport 8.5 km cbd 6

• Fully-licensed venue and state-of-the-art kitchen facilities • Modern lighting and audio-visual system available

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Full Venue

-

Riverview

-

Viewing

-

NAME OF ROOM

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Cocktail

Banquet

-

800

420

480

N

-

400

270

400

N

-

200

120

80

N

• Complimentary parking facilities on-site

Catering • Award-winning chef creating restaurant-quality menus to suit your event • Comfortably catering for 50 to 800 guests for a stand-up cocktail function

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We create extraordinary events in very unique locations.

MORETON ISLAND ADVENTURES

Moreton Island Adventures creates fantastic corporate events on our ship Micat and unique experiences on pristine Moreton Island. With three unique deck levels, Micat is ideal for large corporate entertaining and product launches as it cruises along the Brisbane River, while our events on Moreton Island incorporate stunning surrounds with eco-sensibilities.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 14 Howard Smith Drive, Port of Brisbane 4178 postal PO Box 249, Wynnum 4178 phone (+61 7) 3909 3333 fax (+61 7) 3895 1015 email [email protected] web www.moretonislandadventures.com.au transport Bus parking Complimentary & Paid km airport 18 km cbd 18

• Three unique deck levels incorporating the Vehicle Deck, Blue Lagoon Lounge and Observation Deck

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

• Bars located on middle and lower deck of vessel • Ability to accommodate large equipment, vehicles and machinery for product launches

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Blue Lagoon Lounge

595

2.1

300

176

192

N

• Capacity of 650 for Brisbane River cruising

Observation Deck

340

2

100

-

156

N

Catering

Vehicle Deck

986

3.9

650

350

350

Y

• Specialising in innovative fresh cuisine in all styles aboard Micat

Whole Venue

-

-

650

-

-

-

• Beach barbeques incorporating fresh Queensland seafood

NAME OF ROOM

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Centrally located, one of Brisbane’s most versatile venues.

NICHE EVENT SPACES

Combining contemporary style, modern art, eclectic furnishings and five unique state-of-the-art event spaces, Niche provides a versatile venue for any style of event. Specialising in corporate meetings, dinners, seminars and trade shows, Niche also offers the perfect space to celebrate special events, birthday parties, Christmas parties and school formals.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Five event spaces

address 433 Logan Road, Stones Corner 4120 postal 433 Logan Road, Stones Corner 4120 phone (+61 7) 3394 8304 fax (+61 7) 3394 8305 email [email protected] web www.nicheeventspaces.com.au transport Bus km airport 21 km cbd 5.5

• On-site café facilities • Public business lounge with complimentary wireless Internet and power ports for laptops

DIMENSIONS

• Dedicated event coordinator

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

CAPACITY (MAX) Cocktail

Catering

NAME OF ROOM

• Vast range of catering options suited to any event

Boardroom

-

-

-

Cornwall

-

-

250

Juliette

-

-

180

Manhattan

-

-

140

Terrace

-

-

120

The Nook

-

-

50

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Theatre

Vehicle Access

16

-

N

200

200

Y

88

100

N

70

100

N

90

100

Y

30

40

N

Banquet

Grand elegance of Queensland’s most important historic building.

OLD GOVERNMENT HOUSE

Old Government House has been restored to its former glory and its unforgettable elegance is the perfect setting for any function or event requiring a high level of distinction.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Qut Gardens Point, 2 George Street, Brisbane 4000 postal GPO Box 2434, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3138 7750 fax (+61 7) 3138 4462 email [email protected] web www.ogh.qut.edu.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ Corporate and VIP functions with cocktail, banquet or theatre style in a range of elegant settings

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

230

-

300

160

220

N

The Billiard Room

-

-

-

-

-

N

The Dining Room

66

-

75

50

64

N

The Drawing Room

66

-

75

50

64

N

The Hall

98

-

150

60

100

N

The Nursery

-

-

-

-

-

N

The Wine Cellar

-

-

20

20

-

N

NAME OF ROOM Lower Floor (Combined)

’ Board meetings and private dining in The Billiard Room and The Dining Room ’ Functions and events in the main reception rooms and outdoor areas of the House

Catering ’ Recommended caterers can be supplied on request ’ Option to tailor catering to suit individual needs

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Magnificent art, spectacular architecture and stunning views.

QUEENSLAND ART GALLERY | GALLERY OF MODERN ART

Queensland Art Gallery’s quiet elegance and the Gallery of Modern Art’s dynamic modernism complement each other gracefully. Each building offers an unforgettable backdrop for events that will be remembered for their beautiful surrounds, functionality and privacy.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• The Long Gallery and River Room provide beautiful spaces for banquets and cocktail events

address Stanley Place, South Bank 4101 postal PO Box 3686, South Brisbane 4101 phone (+61 7) 3842 9945 fax (+61 7) 3844 4827 email [email protected] web www.qag.qld.gov.au/venue_hire transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 17.5 km cbd 1.5

• The Roof Terrace boasts panoramic views – the perfect venue for any event • The versatile Watermall in QAG provides an elegant setting for dinners and cocktail receptions

DIMENSIONS NAME OF ROOM

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

• The Cinemas at GoMA are state-of-the-art venues suitable for screenings, presentations and seminars

Cinema A (GoMA)

-

-

-

-

220

N

Cinema B (GoMA)

-

-

60

-

110

N

Catering

Lecture Theatre (QAG)

• A range of catering options are available through the Gallery’s exclusive caterer, Caxton St Catering

Long Gallery (GoMA)

• Provides a professional and personalised service, ensuring individual needs are met

River Lounge (GoMA)

Members Lounge (GoMA)

4

-

-

100

N

18

600

250

-

N

-

-

50

-

-

N

294

3.3

350

120

-

N

River Room (GoMA)

236

18

250

-

-

N

Roof Terrace (GoMA)

342

4.5

200

200

200

N

Seminar Room (GoMA) Watermall (QAG)

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32 453

-

-

-

-

40

N

210

10.6

500

250

-

N

The quality facilities of QPAC provide unique spaces for any event.

QUEENSLAND PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE (QPAC)

Whether you’re hosting an AGM, a large scale gala opening night party or a corporate evening of entertainment, you’ll find the venues and services at QPAC ideal. Experienced staff are on hand to assist with all of your requirements.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Corner Grey & Melbourne Streets, South Bank 4101 postal PO Box 3567, South Bank 4101 phone (+61 7) 3840 7444 fax (+61 7) 3846 5768 email [email protected] web www.qpac.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 17.5 km cbd 1.5

• Multiple venues available • Unique Rooftop Function Room featuring spectacular views of the city and river • Creative theming can transform any room

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Concert Hall

-

-

-

-

1,800

Y

Cremorne Theatre

-

-

-

-

300

Y

Lyric Theatre

-

-

-

-

2,000

Y

Lyric Theatre Lounge

120

2.4

100

70

70

Y

NAME OF ROOM

Playhouse

-

-

-

-

850

Y

Playhouse Lounge

130

2.4

100

70

70

Y

Roof Terrace

210

-

120

120

120

Y

Rooftop Function Room

95

2.7

80

70

70

Y

Studio One

250

5.2

200

170

150

Y

Studio Two

210

5.2

180

150

150

Y

• Expert production staff and state-of-the-art audio-visual and technical equipment

Catering • A range of on-site catering options provided

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For an event with a difference, why not charter your own train?

QUEENSLAND RAIL

Hire a train and enjoy the ever-changing scenery as we connect you and your destination. Looking for a unique venue? Transport your guests to the historic Platform 3 at Roma Street for an intimate or elaborate cocktail party or dinner. Tailored itineraries, themed carriages, onboard catering, entertainment and audio-visual options are all available.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Large undercover area suitable for cocktails and dinners

address 97 Grey Street, South Brisbane 4101 postal PO Box 3609, South Brisbane 4101 phone (+61 7) 3235 1150 fax (+61 7) 3235 7384 email [email protected] web www.qr.com.au transport Train

’ Customised private charters available on our city network and long distance services ’ Choice of unique function settings onboard a train or at one of our locations

DIMENSIONS

’ Professional and friendly service

NAME OF ROOM

Catering

Platform 3

’ Our catering department offers a range of catering solutions ’ We are able to tailor packages to suit your event’s needs

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CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

320

-

600

120

-

Y

A world-class athletics facility and unique location to host events.

QUEENSLAND SPORT AND ATHLETICS CENTRE

With an array of well-appointed and versatile rooms overlooking Brisbane’s most famous athletics track, Queensland Sport and Athletics Centre is the perfect place for your next social event, corporate team building party, staff training session or gala dinner.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Kessels Road, Nathan 4111 postal Kessels Road, Nathan 4111 phone (+61 7) 3405 7511 fax (+61 7) 3405 7507 email [email protected] web www.qsac.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary km airport 27.5 km cbd 13

• Five corporate function and event spaces

DIMENSIONS

• Ample parking available on-site • Equipment and room set-up available for all functions

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Javelin

333

-

250

200

200

N

Relay

100

-

-

-

80

N

Sprinters

204

-

150

100

10

N

Track & Field

612

-

350

250

200

Y

Victors

20

-

-

-

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

Catering • Professional catering for all types of events, tastes and budgets • Gourmet food, fine wine and exceptional service will make your next function one to remember

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Set in central Brisbane, cradled by the Botanic Gardens and the river.

QUT PRECINCTS – BRISBANE CITY

QUT Precincts – Brisbane City is home to four unique and multi-purpose venues – Gardens Theatre, Gardens Theatre Foyer, QUT Art Museum and the historic Old Government House.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Gardens Theatre – modern venue with a large performance stage, rehearsal studio and tiered seating

address 2 George Street, Brisbane 4000 postal GPO Box 2434, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3138 7750 fax (+61 7) 3138 4462 email [email protected] web www.gardenstheatre.qut.edu.au/venuehire transport Bus, Train & CityCat/Ferry parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

• Gardens Theatre Foyer – versatile space boasting natural light and views of the Botanic Gardens • Old Government House – an elegant setting for functions and any event requiring distinction • QUT Art Museum – a sophisticated, contemporary space with the ambience of ever-changing art exhibits

Catering • Recommended caterers can be supplied on request • Option to tailor catering to suit specific needs

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

NAME OF ROOM

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Gardens Theatre

140

6.15

-

-

393

Y

Gardens Theatre Foyer

228

5.5

350

110

120

Y

Old Government House

-

-

300

160

220

Y

QUT Art Museum

450

2.7

50

-

-

Y

QUT’s Creative Industries Precinct is set near Brisbane’s city centre.

QUT PRECINCTS – KELVIN GROVE

This unique location contains three technology-driven world-class venues, with versatile spaces perfect for exhibitions, performances, trade shows, film shoots and unique corporate and private events.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Corner Kelvin Grove Road & Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove 4059 postal Corner Kelvin Grove Road & Musk Avenue, Kelvin Grove 4059 phone (+61 7) 3138 7750 fax (+61 7) 3138 4462 email [email protected] web www.ciprecinct.qut.edu.au/venues transport Bus parking Paid km airport 14.5 km cbd 2

’ The Block – a fully-equipped, interactive exhibition space, fully-wired for dense multimedia display

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

The Block

273

9

400

180

-

Y

The Glasshouse

105

4

100

-

75

Y

The Loft

210

9

-

-

100

N

NAME OF ROOM

’ The Glasshouse – a highly flexible space ideally suited for conferences, presentations and launches ’ The Loft – ideal for live experimental work integrated with new media and cinematic capabilities

Catering ’ Recommended caterers can be supplied on request ’ Option to tailor catering to suit individual needs

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Only minutes from the city and overlooking the mighty Brisbane River.

REGATTA HOTEL

The Regatta Hotel is the Grand Lady of the Brisbane River, standing sentinel over the city since 1886. Following a huge renovation in early 2011, the hotel offers extraordinary venues and experiences. The ornate laced verandahs, Heritage-listed rooms, grand bar areas and spectacular position make this hotel one of the country’s most famous venues.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Newly renovated, a perfect venue with excellent facilities, staff and surrounds for any occasion

address 543 Coronation Drive, Toowong 4064 postal 543 Coronation Drive, Toowong 4064 phone (+61 7) 3871 9504 fax (+61 7) 3871 9965 email [email protected] web www.regattahotel.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Complimentary km airport 19 km cbd 4

’ Individually air-conditioned rooms with latest sound system, televisions and in-house audio-visual ’ Rooms can be opened up to allow extra space and also have access to the verandah areas ’ The main bar areas are at the very heart of this historic venue, and can be reserved throughout

Catering ’ A fully-operational kitchen with a skilled team of chefs and wait staff to suit any occasion ’ Menus are available on request and can be custom created for specific meeting requirements

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht M

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

70

3

100

-

-

N

540

3.65

500

104

140

N

Gailey

15

3.65

20

10

10

N

Gazzard

25

3.65

40

20

25

N

NAME OF ROOM Cellar Bar Entire Floor

Thornton

35

3.65

50

32

35

N

Verandah Bar

20

3.65

100

40

-

N

Winterford

85

3.65

10

40

50

N

Boutique-style vessel offering ever-changing scenery.

RIVER CITY CRUISES

The classic MV Neptune is a boutiquestyle vessel offering a unique venue option for up to 80 guests. Cruising along the Brisbane River, guests will be delighted by the ever-changing scenery. This is a venue that’s perfect for corporate events, group scenic cruises and parties.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address River Lookout Cruise Terminal, Jetty A, South Bank 4101 postal PO Box 8161, Cleveland 4163 phone 0428 278 473 fax (+61 7) 3206 2152 email [email protected] web www.rivercitycruises.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

• Multiple deck areas – spacious upper deck, seating for 42 in main saloon and intimate outdoor areas

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

• Modern, comfortable interiors on our boutique vessel • Capacity of 80 guests with fully-licensed bar

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Main Saloon

50

2.5

50

42

-

N

Upper Deck

50

2.5

36

36

-

N

Catering

Whole Venue

90

2.5

80

-

-

N

• Various menus available ranging from a stand-up cocktail menu to buffets

NAME OF ROOM

• Comprehensive sound system on board with audio-visual equipment available

• Daily cruise offers devonshire teas, light lunches and refreshments

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Book Brisbane’s most iconic and versatile venue for your next event.

RNA SHOWGROUNDS

The RNA Showgrounds is minutes from Brisbane’s central business district, with the Brisbane Airport, public transport and accommodation close at hand. In 2011, construction on the RNA Showgrounds regeneration commenced. The $2.9 billion, 15-year project will provide world-class facilities while preserving the unique heritage of the RNA Showgrounds.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Diverse range of facilities including over 60,000m2 of exhibition space

address 600 Gregory Terrace, Bowen Hills 4006 postal Locked Bag 1010, Albion 4010 phone (+61 7) 3253 3900 fax (+61 7) 3257 7206 email [email protected] web www.rnashowgrounds.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Paid km airport 13 km cbd 2.5

• Versatile auditorium seating 600 banquet style or 900 theatre style • Purpose-built facilities to suit any budget • Some buildings will become unavailable, however new structures will be built to accommodate events

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

NAME OF ROOM

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Amusement Area

20,000

-

-

-

-

Y

• Diverse range of catering options available

Commerce Building (Upper)

1,736

5-8

1,500

800

1,125

Y

• Able to cater for any size event including exhibitions and music festivals of 50,000

Exhibition Building (Upper)

4,745

5.5

4,000

2,500

2,500

Y

• Choose from an extensive range of culinary specialists to cater at corporate or private functions

Exhibition Dome

5,000

4.5

4,000

3,000

-

Y

1,737

4.5 - 8

2,000

800

1,500

Y

20,000

-

-

-

20,000

Y

8,000

-

-

-

-

Y

1,170

3 - 4.2

600

300

350

N

Catering

John Reid Pavilion Main Arena Oval Number Two Stockmen’s Bar and Grill The Auditorium The Avenues

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846

3.5

900

600

900

N

6,224

3.3 - 4.9

4,000

1,000

1,500

Y

An idyllic setting for a boutique function or a community festival.

ROMA STREET PARKLAND

The Parkland is full of vivid colours and subtle shades all year round, providing exceptional settings for events. Parkland sites offer panoramic city views and tranquil lake settings.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 1 Parkland Boulevard, Brisbane 4000 postal PO Box 13146, George Street, Brisbane 4003 phone (+61 7) 3006 4545 fax (+61 7) 3006 4546 email [email protected] web www.romastreetparkland.com transport Bus, Train & CityCycle parking Complimentary & Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ Beautiful event sites able to accommodate 50 to 10,000 guests

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

170

-

150

100

-

Y

Celebration Precinct

4,700

-

10,000

-

-

Y

Forest Meadow

1,200

-

1,000

500

-

Y

NAME OF ROOM Carriage Deck

Frangipani Court

-

-

50

-

-

Y

Harry Oakman Pavilion

230

-

200

100

55

Y

Lake Precinct

4,700

-

2,000

-

-

Y

130

-

100

65

-

Y

1,500

-

1,000

-

-

Y

300

-

150

50

-

Y

-

-

-

-

1,200

Y

Palm Tree Court Spring Hill Corner Sunset Glade The Amphitheatre

’ Purpose-built undercover events pavilion ’ Experienced on-site coordination staff ’ 24-hour security with disabled access throughout

Catering ’ Private caterers welcome ’ On-site caterers available for a range of function styles from cocktail to traditional banquet

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Renowned for elegant French-inspired surrounds and homemade fare.

ROOM WITH ROSES

The Chandelier Room is Room with Roses’ private function room – the perfect venue for high tea functions, cocktail parties and other special events. Overlooking Adelaide Street, guests enjoy lovely natural lighting as well as delicious old fashioned food made from the highest quality ingredients.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Venue can be set up for small or large functions over the two venue spaces

address 160 Queen Street Mall, Brisbane 4000 postal Gallery Shop 32, Brisbane Arcade, Brisbane 4000 phone (+61 7) 3229 7050 fax (+61 7) 3831 2312 email [email protected] web www.brisbanearcade.com.au transport Bus, Train & CityCat/Ferry parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ Sit-down meals, cocktail events or theatre style presentations ’ Located within a central business district heritage shopping arcade with intimate atmosphere and friendly service

DIMENSIONS Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Balcony

27

2.3

35

28

-

N

Chandelier Room

59

4

75

50

60

N

Dining Room

35

3

40

30

-

N

’ Audio-visual equipment available

Catering ’ Fully-licensed with a range of catering menus to choose from ’ Gluten free and other special dietary requirements can be catered for

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CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

NAME OF ROOM

An ideal venue for events, opposite the City Botanic Gardens.

ROYAL ON THE PARK BRISBANE

Royal on the Park is the perfect central business district venue, with eight function rooms catering from four to 400 guests banquet style and up to 800 guests cocktail style. With AAA Tourism Green Star accreditation, our experienced staff provide passionate, professional service and enjoy a strong reputation for delivering successful events.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Corner Alice & Albert Streets, Brisbane 4000 postal GPO Box 1173, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3221 3411 fax (+61 7) 3229 9817 email [email protected] web www.royalonthepark.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ The Walnut Restaurant and Lounge Bar offer à la carte menus and an impressive beverage selection

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Avro

142

3.4

120

80

120

Y

Avro & Bristol

NAME OF ROOM

’ Wireless broadband service throughout hotel ’ 24-hour reception, Concierge, in-room dining, gymnasium and Business Centre ’ Valet and undercover car parking on-site

284

3.4

300

200

286

Y

Catering

Boardroom

22

2.5

-

-

-

N

’ Innovative cuisine including three course dining, themed buffets and cocktail menus

Bristol

142

3.4

120

80

120

Y

Catalina

106

3.4

80

60

84

Y

Catalina & Dehavilland

213

3.4

200

150

200

Y

Dehavilland

106

3.4

80

60

84

Y

Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith Ballroom

576

3.4

800

420

700

Y

Southern Cross Pavillion

146

2.5

150

80

120

N

Terrace

44

2.5

40

30

30

N

’ Tailored menus available to suit any occasion and budget

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Saké Restaurant & Bar is a contemporary Japanese restaurant.

SAKÉ RESTAURANT & BAR

Along with a chic designer setting and an outstanding à la carte menu created by Head Chef Shinichi Maeda, Saké has a distinct local flavour, drawing on Maeda’s extensive knowledge of regional produce to deliver a sensational bar menu and seasonal additions to the main menu.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Saké is ideal for upmarket events and launches, private parties, corporate meetings and conferences

address Eagle Street Pier, 45 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 postal PO Box 37, Millers Point 2000 phone (+61 7) 3339 0999 fax (+61 7) 3339 0995 email [email protected] web www.sakerestaurant.com.au/brisbane transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ There are five separate private dining rooms available and exclusive events are available on request

DIMENSIONS Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Ita-Mae Private Dining

-

-

-

6

-

N

Kawa Private Dining

-

-

-

24

-

N

Washi Private Dining

-

-

-

12

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

’ Saké Bar serves up a new-concept Otsumami menu created especially for Brisbane

Catering ’ Saké offers banquet menus for group bookings and à la carte menus by chef Shinichi Maeda ’ Catering can be personalised to suit diners’ specific needs

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CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

’ Conveniently located at Eagle Street Pier in Brisbane’s central business district

Located on the scenic grounds of The University of Queensland.

SCHONELL FUNCTIONS & CATERING

Schonell Functions & Catering is set against a backdrop of picturesque lakeside views and offers affordable room hire and catering packages. Our four multi-purpose function rooms have capacity for up to 500 guests and can be arranged to suit your individual requirements.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Level 4, UQ Union Building 21, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072 postal Level 4, UQ Union Building 21, The University of Queensland, St Lucia 4072 phone (+61 7) 3377 2206 fax (+61 7) 3377 2221 email [email protected] web www.schonellevents.com.au transport Bus & CityCat/Ferry parking Complimentary & Paid km airport 20 km cbd 8

• Free parking on weekends

DIMENSIONS NAME OF ROOM Heath Holt Innes 1

• Close to public transport • In-house bar

Catering

CAPACITY (MAX)

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

-

450

300

450

N

-

-

500

400

500

N

178

2.7

200

100

200

N

Size m -

2

Innes 2

89

2.7

100

30

80

N

Innes 1 & 2

267

2.7

300

160

300

N

• Catering packages starting from just $7 per person • Full range of options including light lunches, sit-down dining and cocktail services

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Stunning waterfront venue specialising in international Asian cuisine.

SIANA CITY

Innovative in terms of dining options, Siana appeals to the most discerning clientele. The menu reflects our own unique style of Asian cuisine with function options including dining or cocktail parties on the terrace, or stylish gala events in the main bar and terrace.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Exclusive VIP Lounge

address Upper Level, Riparian Plaza, 71 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 postal GPO Box 839, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3221 3887 fax (+61 7) 3221 3554 email [email protected] web www.sianacity.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ Interior and exterior waterfront function areas with lift access ’ Function facilities available for riverside fireworks celebrations

DIMENSIONS

’ Exclusive and VIP/limousine access available

CAPACITY (MAX)

NAME OF ROOM

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

’ Cocktail catering for up to 300 guests

Bar and Banquet (interior)

186

3.5

140

84

-

Y

’ Meetings, cocktail parties, product launches and themed events

Terrace (exterior)

210

-

120

84

-

Y

VIP Lounge (interior)

110

3.5

40

24

-

Y

Catering

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Exciting new function space designed for all styles of events.

SIANA VALLEY

Sister venue to Siana City, dedicated function spaces offer culinary influences from across Asia for corporate or social hospitality. Siana Valley offers a dazzling constellation of bars, dining facilities, lounge area and private dining or meeting space across 770m2.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Corner Wickham & Brookes Streets, Fortitude Valley 4006 postal GPO Box 839, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3252 9960 fax (+61 7) 3252 9937 email [email protected] web www.sianavalley.com.au transport Bus, Train & CityCycle parking Complimentary km airport 11.5 km cbd 2

• Unique function areas suitable for 30 to 1,200 guests

DIMENSIONS

• Exclusive VIP Pool Room and Private Dining Room • Sole use of Lounge and Bar available for private functions on private floor level

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Banquet Tables

77

3.5

84

52

-

N

Catering

Casual Dining

182

9.6

200

60

-

N

• Asian cuisine menu with delicious set banquets or design your own

Exterior Cocktail

80

9.6

96

-

-

N

Private Dining Room

52

3.5

60

24

-

N

240

3.5

200

76

-

N

30

9.6

30

-

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

Private VIP Lounge Area VIP Pool Room

• Exclusive and VIP/limousine access available

• Innovative cocktail menus to sophisticated gala dining functions

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Offering unique function rooms, award-winning cuisine and fine wine.

SIRROMET WINERY

Sirromet will cater to individual needs and requirements. This state-of-the-art winery is designed to be flexible and professional. Clients can experience everything from formal sit-down functions to conferences, product launches and even corporate team building activities such as laser skeet shooting, human foosball and segway rides through the vines!

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Unique and flexible meeting, event and conference areas and team building activities are available

address 850 Mount Cotton Road, Mount Cotton 4165 postal PO Box 1332, Capalaba 4157 phone (+61 7) 3206 2999 fax (+61 7) 3206 0900 email [email protected] web www.sirromet.com parking Complimentary km airport 35 km cbd 30

• Spaces cover intimate, private dining to the large Barrel Hall catering for up to 120 people • Perfect for boardroom meetings, conferences, functions, cocktail parties and product launches • Fully working winery with Cellar Door tours and tastings, Restaurant Lurleen’s and outdoor spaces

Catering • Sirromet’s multi-award-winning Restaurant Lurleen’s will create an unforgettable dining experience • Everything from breakfast to cocktail parties and canapés to the ultimate in fine-dining is on offer

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Barrel Hall

-

-

-

100

120

Y

Private Dining

-

-

-

28

-

N

Restaurant Lurleen’s

-

-

-

200

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

Arguably Australia’s best regional sporting and entertainment stadium.

SKILLED PARK

Brimming with atmosphere and purposebuilt to suit life on the Gold Coast, Skilled Park is available for hire whether you wish to stage your own event, host a function or simply purchase a corporate box during an A-League or NRL match.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Centreline Place, Robina 4226 postal PO Box 4897, Robina Town Centre 4230 phone (+61 7) 5554 9200 fax (+61 7) 5554 9222 email [email protected] web www.skilledpark.com.au transport Bus & Train km airport 15 km cbd 80

’ 101 open-air corporate boxes each accommodating up to 18 people

DIMENSIONS

’ Two 450 seat function rooms

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Centreline

-

-

50

40

50

N

Coast

-

-

600

450

400

N

Goal Line Terrace

-

-

300

230

-

N

Hinterland

-

-

600

450

400

N

NAME OF ROOM

’ 25 corporate suites each accommodating up to 18 people

Catering ’ Michael O’Brien Catering offers award-winning and professional services ’ Menus are created from the highest quality ingredients, matched with exceptional presentation

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Brisbane’s most sophisticated boutique event space.

SKY ROOM AND TERRACE

Located on the top level of the new Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre on Grey Street, with panoramic views of the river and city, the Sky Room and Terrace is the ultimate venue for exclusive banqueting, cocktail or celebratory events. The Sky Room offers guests a unique gala experience including acclaimed service and international award-winning catering.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Brisbane’s finest function venue with spectacular views

address Corner Merivale & Glenelg Streets, South Bank 4101 postal PO Box 3869, South Bank 4101 phone (+61 7) 3308 3063 fax (+61 7) 3308 3523 email [email protected] web www.bcec.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 17.5

’ Extensive terrace area for cocktails overlooking the Brisbane River and city skyline

DIMENSIONS

’ Stage area and dance floor ’ On-site audio-visual professionals with the latest event production and technical equipment

Catering ’ Winner of 52 catering awards and judged Australia’s best function venue ’ Menus designed using only the best local seasonal produce including a range of organic menu options

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NAME OF ROOM Sky Room and Terrace

km cbd 1.5

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

270

-

300

160

325

N

Immerse yourself in the ultimate Japanese journey for your next event.

SONO PORTSIDE AND NAGOMI EAGLE STREET PIER

Experience the imagination of Sono and Nagomi Events – Japanese venues blended with Western elements that offer you an encounter beyond your imagination. Sake tasting, Teppanyaki cooking, origami folding, Japanese calligraphy, koto playing – experiment in a way you have never before by taking your guests overseas – without needing a passport!

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton 4007 postal Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton 4007 phone (+61 7) 3268 6655 fax (+61 7) 3268 7765 email [email protected] web www.sonorestaurant.com.au transport Bus & CityCat/Ferry parking Complimentary km airport 8.5 km cbd 6

’ Experience river views, Japanese influenced interior design including private Tatami rooms

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Private Room

-

-

120

36

-

N

Sono Portside Bamboo

-

-

-

80

-

N

Sono Portside Exclusive

-

-

300

150

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

’ Experience sake tasting, Teppanyaki cooking, sushi and sashimi making live in front of your guests ’ Experience your guests being greeted by Geishas on arrival serving Japanese beers and premium wines ’ Experience interactive activities with your guests such as Origami making and Japanese calligraphy

Catering ’ Modern Japanese cuisine with a Western influence – Teppanyaki cooking, sushi and sashimi making ’ Canapé menus from $30 and three course menus from $65 – impeccable service from award-winning staff

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Our spaces are like nowhere else in Queensland.

SOUTH BANK

A day or night at South Bank will reveal endless authentic and surprising experiences. South Bank, incorporating Little Stanley Street, Grey Street and the Parklands, has become one of South-East Queensland’s major tourist destinations and plays host to community events, performances, festivals, concerts, gala dinners and corporate functions all year round.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ 17 hectares of riverfront parkland featuring 20 landscaped areas as well as the man-made beach

address Ground Floor Reception, South Bank House, Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank 4101 postal PO Box 2001, South Bank 4101 phone (+61 7) 3867 2000 fax (+61 7) 3844 9436 email [email protected] web www.southbankcorporation.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 17.5 km cbd 1.5

’ An array of over 80 restaurants featuring contemporary and international cuisine

DIMENSIONS

’ Dedicated and experienced event production specialists

NAME OF ROOM

’ A magnificent and multi-purpose amphitheatre – Suncorp Piazza

Cultural Forecourt

Catering

Nepalese Pagoda

’ Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre offers award-winning professional catering services

Streets Beach

’ Option for external catering

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CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

8,500

-

6,000

-

-

Y

370

-

200

80

-

Y

1,350

-

1,000

-

-

Y

Suncorp Piazza

995

10

720

500

2,100

Y

Various Grassed Areas

-

-

1,500

-

-

Y

Restaurant, bar and function space with a relaxed atmosphere.

SOUTH BANK SURF CLUB

Located just paces from Streets Beach, the Surf Club’s casual approach to waterfront dining caters for everyone from families and couples to corporates. Open seven days for lunch and dinner, the venue has a traditional beach vibe and a terrific atmosphere. With Executive Chef, author and television presenter Ben O’Donoghue at the helm, great food is assured.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 30AA Stanley Plaza Parklands, South Brisbane 4101 postal 30AA Stanley Plaza Parklands, South Brisbane 4101 phone (+61 7) 3844 7301 fax (+61 7) 3844 1274 email [email protected] web www.southbanksurfclub.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 17.5 km cbd 1.5

’ Restaurant seats 110 people with all tables enjoying spectacular beach, river and city views

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Lookout

-

-

75

50

-

N

Restaurant

-

-

400

200

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

’ Elevated Lookout area can be utilised as a private function space for 75 cocktail or 50 sit-down ’ Situated just a stroll up from Streets Beach in picturesque Stanley Plaza at South Bank Parklands ’ More than just fish and chips, there’s a beverage list to please any considered quaffer

Catering ’ Menus by Ben O’Donoghue use Queensland produce where possible and seafood from sustainable sources ’ Function menus with canapés, share plates and à la carte options, plus flexible drink packages can be created

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Amazing spaces and an experienced event team for unforgettable events.

STATE LIBRARY OF QUEENSLAND

The State Library of Queensland, where knowledge, sophistication and inspiration unite, is Brisbane’s architectural masterpiece, offering exceptional events in an unforgettable location. Perfect for creating your special event, meeting or reception for four to 300 guests.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Five stunning levels, with 13 indoor and outdoor spaces to choose from

address Stanley Place, South Bank 4101 postal PO Box 3488, Stanley Place, South Brisbane 4101 phone (+61 7) 3840 7249 fax (+61 7) 3840 7933 email [email protected] web www.slq.qld.gov.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 17.5 km cbd 1.5

’ Auditoriums, a function terrace and a range of meeting rooms, ideal for conferences and events

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

’ 10 minute walk from the city and a short stroll to galleries, cafés, parklands and public transport

NAME OF ROOM

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

’ Experienced and dedicated events team

Meeting Room 1A

39

2.4

-

-

35

N

Meeting Room 1B

69

2.4

-

-

70

N

Queensland Terrace

210

6

300

150

100

N

Red Box

45

2.4

40

40

-

N

River Decks

42

Open air

50

40

-

N

SLQ Auditorium 1

350

6

-

-

264

N

SLQ Auditorium 2

109

6

-

-

108

N

SLQ Boardroom & Deck

160

Open air

40

25

-

N

The Studio

266

2.4

150

120

100

N

Catering ’ Catering for cocktails, banquets and events can be arranged through one of our six caterers ’ Our diverse range of caterers allows you to select the style of menu best suited to your event

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Contemporary Australian design meets relaxed, vibrant fine dining.

STOKEHOUSE

The iconic St Kilda Stokehouse Restaurant is expanding to Brisbane and will have the view, cuisine and experience to ensure your event is a success. With unsurpassed views across Brisbane River the new Stokehouse is sure to hit the mark with its stylish yet relaxed sophistication.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

email [email protected] web www.stokehousebrisbane.com.au transport Bus, Train & CityCat/Ferry parking Paid km airport 17.5 km cbd 1.5

• Mezzanine – this space offers style and discretion with sweeping river views

DIMENSIONS

• Outdoor Dining – enjoy the best of Brisbane’s riverscape

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Mezzanine

-

-

80

50

-

Y

Outdoor Dining

-

-

80

60

-

Y

Stokehouse Bar and Deck

-

-

100

-

-

Y

Stokehouse Exclusive

-

-

400

160

-

Y

NAME OF ROOM

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• Stokehouse Bar and Deck – for your casual, relaxed event • Stokehouse Exclusive – yours for either cocktail or sit-down events

Catering • Corporate lunches, degustation dinners, intimate cocktails and everything in between

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This iconic hotel provides a unique, adaptable venue for your event.

STORY BRIDGE HOTEL

Memorable events are created in a unique venue. Provide a point of difference to your corporate event, dinner or meeting against a spectacular backdrop of the city skyline. This, combined with our commitment to providing quality food and service, will ensure your event is unforgettable.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Seven different areas provide event spaces with various atmospheres

address 200 Main Street, Kangaroo Point 4169 postal 200 Main Street, Kangaroo Point 4169 phone (+61 7) 3391 2266 fax (+61 7) 3393 0926 email [email protected] web www.storybridgehotel.com.au transport CityCat/Ferry parking Complimentary km airport 17 km cbd 3.5

’ Intimate cellar, large open-plan dining room and private Heritage Room ’ Fully equipped audio-visual facilities are available in rooms for small meetings and conferences ’ Close to accommodation, parking and activities such as the Story Bridge Adventure Climb and Riverlife Adventure Centre

Catering ’ Innovative, award-winning cuisine provides lasting impact ’ Flexible menu options and event packages

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

50

2.5

30

20

-

N

Deery’s Restaurant

300

3.5

400

200

-

N

Heritage Room

156

4

200

50

30

N

Martini Bar

156

4

200

30

-

N

Shelter

300

5

500

-

100

N

NAME OF ROOM Cellar

Brisbane’s most unique venue – a blank canvas perfect for any event.

STUDIO @ THE PROP HOUSE

The Studio is nestled within The Prop House, Brisbane’s boutique event theming and display company. A perfect venue for product launches, fashion shows, photo shoots, art exhibits and small soirees. Theme to your heart’s content from The Prop House’s vast library or make use of the monochrome colour scheme. This is Brisbane’s best kept secret, until now.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Corner Leopard & Vulture Streets, Woolloongabba 4102 postal PO Box 5846, West End 4101 phone (+61 7) 3392 4000 fax (+61 7) 3392 1200 email [email protected] web www.theprophouse.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary km airport 18 km cbd 3

• A blank canvas ready to be dressed by your imagination

DIMENSIONS NAME OF ROOM The Studio

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

130

3.3

150

60

100

Y

• Choose from The Prop House’s vast selection of centre pieces, props, specialty linen and furniture • On-site event stylists can assist you with the style and design of your event

Catering • The Prop House’s catering partners can design a menu that will impress guests and suit all budgets

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Boutique events centre with a strong emphasis on customer service.

SUMMIT EVENTS CENTRE

Perfectly located on level one of the iconic Iceworks building in the heart of Paddington, opposite Suncorp Stadium. Our four unique function rooms create a relaxed and welcoming setting with a contemporary and innovative décor.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Spectacular floor-to-ceiling windows offer beautiful natural light

address Iceworks Building, Level 1, 157 Given Terrace, Paddington 4064 postal Iceworks Building, Level 1, 157 Given Terrace, Paddington 4064 phone (+61 7) 3512 7820 fax (+61 7) 3368 2449 email [email protected] web www.summitevents.com.au transport Bus, Train & CityCat/Ferry parking Complimentary km airport 17 km cbd 2.5

’ State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment is included in all events ’ Complimentary undercover parking available ’ Ideal location for corporate hospitality and before and after events at Suncorp Stadium

DIMENSIONS Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

45

-

30

20

30

N

The Polar

83

-

70

40

60

N

The Summit

104

-

150

90

110

N

The Summit Extended

149

-

200

130

145

N

The Chill

Catering

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

NAME OF ROOM

’ Customised menus and tailored packages ’ Catering for six to 200 guests

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A unique and impressive location; a great alternative to city venues.

SUMMIT RESTAURANT, BAR & FUNCTION VENUE

Summit Restaurant is located at Brisbane Lookout, Mt Coot-tha – the most beautiful vantage point to view Brisbane and its surrounds by day and a place that transforms into a fairyland of glittering lights and starlit skies by night. Bring your team up to see the big picture, at a venue with an edge where the possibilities are endless.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 1012 Sir Samuel Griffith Drive, Mt Coot-tha 4066 postal PO Box 606, Toowong 4066 phone (+61 7) 3369 9922 fax (+61 7) 3369 8937 email [email protected] web www.brisbanelookout.com transport Bus parking Complimentary km airport 25 km cbd 11

’ Fountain View Room – private facilities and a covered courtyard offer your guests complete privacy

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

124.6

2.65

120

80

100

Y

22

2.7

30

16

-

N

Summit Restaurant

270.3

2.9

400

220

200

N

Summit Restaurant Deck

-

-

60

-

-

N

NAME OF ROOM Fountain View Pavilion

’ Kuta Café – situated adjacent to the Summit, offering an informal atmosphere with alfresco dining ’ Pavilion Room – located on the restaurant deck, this glass encased room is ideal for intimate groups ’ Summit Restaurant – open-plan with tiered seating opening onto an impressive deck

Catering ’ Our chefs will devise a menu of contemporary modern cuisine using fresh Australian produce ’ A selection of menu and beverage packages to suit all tastes and budgets

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Set close to Brisbane’s city centre; an iconic Australian venue.

SUNCORP STADIUM

Imagine an event where guests can enjoy a pitchside champagne reception overlooking the hallowed playing field or venture into the players’ dressing rooms for a motivational speech by a former Origin great. This unique venue is overflowing with atmosphere and never fails to deliver.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Choice of 17 rooms and suites ideal for events from meetings and conferences to large banquets

address 40 Castlemaine Street, Milton 4064 postal PO Box 1658, Milton BC 4064 phone (+61 7) 3331 5000 fax (+61 7) 3331 5001 email [email protected] web www.suncorpstadium.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 3

• Room hire includes air-conditioning, room furniture, standard staging and audio-visual • Professional and experienced function coordinator • All types of functions are welcome

Catering • Award-winning The Mode Group is the official corporate caterer for Suncorp Stadium • Modern cuisine with a unique sense of style and sophistication

DIMENSIONS

Banquet

1,350

-

800

500

-

N

280

-

100

-

50

N

74

-

80

50

90

N N

Concourse Areas North & South Dressing Rooms

In Goal Club North & South

Theatre

Vehicle Access

47

-

50

40

-

Members Dining

1,139

-

900

750

800

N

Milton

409

-

350

250

300

N

Paddington

415

-

350

250

300

N

-

-

150

-

-

N

200

-

130

80

100

N

101

-

110

80

160

N

Rooftop Terraces North, South, East & West Skyline Lounges Terrace Grills North & South

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Cocktail

Size m2

Hirer’s Suite

CAPACITY (MAX)

Ceiling Ht m

NAME OF ROOM

Ultimate off-site events in paradise or onboard a river cruise.

TALL SHIP CRUISES & MCLARENS LANDING

Set sail for Australia’s most desirable, diverse and exclusive destination for off-site events, easily accessible from Brisbane. Select from one of our many magnificent vessels and experience the magic and exclusivity of our hidden tropical island paradise, McLarens Landing, on South Stradbroke Island.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Shop 5, Mariners Cove Marina, 60–70 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach 4217 postal Shop 5, Mariners Cove Marina, 60–70 Seaworld Drive, Main Beach 4217 phone (+61 7) 5532 2444 fax (+61 7) 5591 2484 email [email protected] web www.tallship.com.au transport Bus & Train

’ An impressive and unique off-site venue located on South Stradbroke Island ’ Four different dining areas set in an idyllic and natural setting – a theme within itself ’ All-weather venue with private broadwater views for 45 to 2,000 guests ’ Luxury catamaran for calm water cruising with air-conditioning, bar and seating

Catering ’ Fantastic chefs can tailor packages to suit including buffet, plated, cocktail, food stations or table grazing ’ From casual welcome functions to plated gala nights, McLarens Landing can cater for any occasion

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Journey across Moreton Bay where Tangalooma Island Resort awaits.

TANGALOOMA ISLAND RESORT

Tangalooma is the perfect destination for delegates seeking a unique adventure, educational or nature-based experience in a truly relaxed environment, right on Brisbane’s doorstep. The resort features more than 80 activities, many of them water and nature-based, with the Resort’s star attraction being handfeeding wild bottlenose dolphins at night.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Two resort pools and a private pool for Deep Blue Apartment guests

address Tangalooma Island Resort, Moreton Island 4025 postal PO Box 1102, Eagle Farm 4009 phone 1300 652 250 fax (+61 7) 3268 6299 email [email protected] web www.tangalooma.com transport Ferry parking Paid km airport 20 km cbd 32

• Five dining options and three bars with nightly entertainment • Massage Hut and Beauty Room offering luxury treatments • Kids Club programs incorporating educational tours and activities

Catering • Extensive range of function menus available including themed and designer options • Quality food with an emphasis on fresh seasonal produce

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

NAME OF ROOM

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Alfresco/Marquee Beachside (max)

-

-

350

250

-

N

Beachfront Patio

185

4.5

150

110

-

N

Beachfront Rotunda 1 or 2

105

3.5

100

70

65

N

Kallatina

185

3

200

128

180

Y

Mirapool Boardroom

20

3.9

30

18

30

Y

Rotunda 1 & 2 with Foyer

300

3.5

300

250

-

N

Wadsworth

100

3.5

120

90

100

Y

A jewel in the heart of the city.

TATTERSALL’S CLUB

Combine excellent rates with exceptional service, tables adorned with silver cutlery and cruets, crisp fine linen, printed and bound menus and 18 spacious accommodation suites and the result is the quality of the Tattersall’s Club. Many unique rooms are available ranging from the old-world style of the Chandelier Room to the modern Ballroom.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 215 Queen Street, Brisbane 4000 postal GPO Box 124, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3331 8881 fax (+61 7) 3221 8827 email [email protected] web www.tattersallsclub.com transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ Tattersall’s accommodation offers 18 spacious suites that echo the elegance of the Club

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Chandelier

90

2.8

-

22

-

N

Grand Ballroom

357

3.4

400

300

350

N

Holdway

105

3.4

80

60

80

N

Members’ Bar

210

4-5

350

160

250

N

Members’ Dining

175

10

150

110

100

N

Reading

15

2.5

-

10

-

N

Templeton

147

3.4

110

80

100

N

Williams

105

3.4

70

50

80

N

NAME OF ROOM

’ All styles and types of events can be supported ’ Eight meeting rooms ’ Audio-visual and staging equipment available

Catering ’ Breakfasts, lunches, dinners, cocktail receptions, meetings, presentations and conferences ’ Catering packages tailored to suit all occasions

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An icon of the Brisbane landscape located two kilometres from the city.

THE GABBA

The Gabba has a range of function and meeting spaces overlooking the hallowed turf of the Brisbane Lions AFL team and the Queensland Bulls state cricket team. Available for hire throughout the year, The Gabba is the ideal venue to host your next function.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Modern and stylish corporate suites with a variety of dining and bar facilities

address Vulture Street, Woolloongabba 4102 postal PO Box 8059, Woolloongabba 4102 phone (+61 7) 3249 2000 fax (+61 7) 3217 4639 email [email protected] web www.thegabba.com.au transport Bus & Train km airport 18 km cbd 2

’ Award-winning catering services that create a unique function or match day experience ’ Nine well-appointed function rooms overlooking the famous Gabba, suitable for 100 to 1,400 guests

NAME OF ROOM

’ Professional service and state-of-the-art facilities

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Champions 1

-

2.5

200

100

100

N

Catering

Champions 2

-

2.5

150

100

100

N

’ Michael O’Brien Catering offers award-winning and professional service

Champions 3

-

2.5

300

150

150

N

Full Champions

-

2.5

500

450

400

N

Full Legends

-

5.6

1,400

700

900

N

Gabba Room

-

2.5

400

220

200

N

Legends 1

-

5

900

450

700

N

Legends 2

-

2.5

300

130

300

N

Members’ Dining

-

2.5

200

150

100

N

’ Menus are created from only the highest quality ingredients, matched with exceptional presentation

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The Groove Train has three venues, all promoting a relaxed atmosphere.

THE GROOVE TRAIN

All of The Groove Train sites are centrally located. Our King George Square venue has views over Brisbane City Hall, complimented by an upstairs deck with limitless function options. Our Riverside Restaurant is on the banks of the river with scenic views and our CH4 Bar provides an alfresco dining experience doused with fairy lights and ambience.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address King George Square, 100 Adelaide Street, Brisbane 4000 postal King George Square, 100 Adelaide Street, Brisbane 4000 phone 0404 222 777 email [email protected] web www.groovetrain.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ We can provide everything you need for a successful function from DJs to theming options

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

’ Corporate audio-visual equipment, PA sound system hire and additional technology requirements

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

CH4 Bar

-

-

150

150

-

Y

King George Square

-

-

600

450

-

Y

’ Cocktail parties, à la carte dining, off-site catering – we can tailor our menus accordingly

Riverside

-

-

500

200

-

N

’ Breakfast meetings, late-night dining and private function areas

NAME OF ROOM

Catering

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Unmatched technical features, accessibility and experienced staff.

THE HI-FI

The Hi-Fi in West End was purpose built in 2009 with a multimillion dollar renovation. The design boasts unparalleled sightlines and world-class sound and lighting facilities. Located in West End, the venue is close to the city centre, easily accessible by public transport and located in a rapidly growing precinct with a strong community culture.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Suitable for cocktail functions, sit-down dinners, product launches, live performances and more

address 125 Boundary Street, West End 4101 phone 1300 843 443 fax (+61 7) 3255 1260 email [email protected]fi.com.au web www.thehifi.com.au transport Bus, Train & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15 km cbd 3

• Split over two levels including the main room on ground level and mezzanine section that’s perfect for VIPs • In-house digidesign sound system, lighting and stage facilities, unmatched in Queensland • Dedicated Event Manager will handle all of your event needs

Catering • Seasonal and tailored menus for all occasions • Catering for 100 to 600 for a stand-up cocktail event

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Main Room

230

7

600

120

450

N

Mezzanine

95

3

200

40

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

The ideal space to showcase everything Brisbane has to offer.

THE LANDING AT DOCKSIDE

Catering for cocktail receptions for 30 to 1,500 guests and dining events for 30 to 500, The Landing can tailor an event to suit. Think launches, presentations, training days, corporate bonding, trivia, comedy, cabaret, music events, Christmas parties and birthdays.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 44 Ferry Street, Kangaroo Point 4169 postal 44 Ferry Street, Kangaroo Point 4169 phone (+61 7) 3217 3646 fax (+61 7) 3391 1830 email [email protected] web www.landingatdockside.com.au transport Bus & CityCat/Ferry parking Complimentary & Paid km airport 16.5 km cbd 3.5

• The venue boasts three unique spaces, four bars, two dance floors and private garden areas

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Entire Venue

-

-

1,500

500

-

N

The Garden Room

-

-

150

70

50

N

The Harbour Room

-

-

750

250

40

N

The River Room

-

-

750

200

80

N

NAME OF ROOM

• Each room includes a sound system, roving microphone and projection screen • On-site coordinators can arrange all of your event needs from audio-visual to entertainment • Four accommodation options in Kangaroo Point and within easy reach of the central business district

Catering • Large range of menus to suit any event • Tailor a menu specific to your tastes and budget

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The Pavilion is one of Brisbane’s most appealing boutique venues.

THE PAVILION FUNCTION & CONFERENCE CENTRE

This modern, private facility boasts superb views, ample free parking and is located just seven minutes from Brisbane’s city centre and 15 minutes from the Brisbane Airport.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Choice of two private first-class rooms with views over the leafy Allan Border Field

address Allan Border Field, 1 Bogan Street, Breakfast Creek 4010 postal PO Box 575, Albion 4010 phone (+61 7) 3292 3155 fax (+61 7) 3862 6291 email [email protected] web www.thepavilion.net.au transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary km airport 11.5 km cbd 4.5

• Outdoor areas available for team building activities and breakout sessions • State-of-the-art audio-visual system

DIMENSIONS

• Friendly, professional staff and service

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

216

3

250

200

220

N

Century

165

2.6 - 2.9

110

110

140

N

Keepers Bar

200

-

250

50

-

Y

Catering • The Pavilion can cater for groups from 25 to 250 guests • Flexible indoor and outdoor catering options for conferences, cocktail parties and product launches • Ability to tailor menus to suit any requirements

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CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

NAME OF ROOM Captains’

Set in the scenic South Bank Parklands with easy access to the city.

THE PLOUGH INN TAVERN

The Plough Inn is an iconic Queensland pub with a modern twist and relaxed atmosphere. The Deck and Heritage Room verandah overlook the South Bank Parklands and Streets Beach, and offer panoramic views of the city. With multiple entertainment areas, it’s the perfect venue for any function.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank 4101 postal Stanley Street Plaza, South Bank 4101 phone (+61 7) 3844 7777 fax (+61 7) 3846 5788 email [email protected] web www.ploughinn.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 17.5 km cbd 1.5

’ Unique function areas suitable for 30 to 700 guests

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

’ Complimentary room hire with minimum catering spend ’ Spectacular views of the Brisbane River and city skyline

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

33.5

3.8

50

30

-

N

Catering

Sole Use

-

-

700

-

-

N

’ Menus available for all styles of functions including corporate and social events

The Deck

120

3.8

200

90

-

N

The Heritage Room (Including Verandah)

149

3.8

160

90

-

N

NAME OF ROOM Boardroom

’ Sole use available

’ Steakhouse Restaurant and other function venues available seven days a week

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The Strand at Rugby Quay, the latest event venue addition to Brisbane.

THE STRAND AT RUGBY QUAY

Located in the heart of Brisbane, adjacent to the prestigious Riverside Centre in Eagle Street. The Strand at Rugby Quay offers banquet seating capacity for up to 320 guests and provides 5 star boutiquestyle dining and service. It also showcases panoramic views of Brisbane’s Story Bridge, the Kangaroo Point Cliffs and the Brisbane River.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Central business district location, close to internationally-recognised hotels

address Plaza Level, Rugby Quay, 123 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 postal GPO Box 403, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3031 6061 fax (+61 7) 3031 6099 email [email protected] web www.strandrugbyquay.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 12 km cbd 0

’ Accommodates up to 320 banquet or 500 cocktail style ’ Adjacent to CityCat ferry terminal and paid car parking and walking distance to rail

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

’ Striking contemporary décor

NAME OF ROOM

Catering

The Strand

485

2.5

500

320

300

N

The Strand North

335

2.5

350

220

200

N

The Strand South

150

2.5

120

100

80

N

’ Innovative menus for every occasion ’ From business breakfasts and corporate lunches to stylish cocktail receptions and gala dinners

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The Villager Hotel – Gastrobar and Supper Club.

THE VILLAGER HOTEL

Newly renovated, The Villager offers a place to retreat amongst the hustle and bustle of the city. Eclectic furniture adds to the New York warehouse-like charm of this Heritage-listed building. Located behind the Treasury Casino and close to accommodation, public transport and parking, The Villager provides a relaxed atmosphere in a friendly environment.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address 185 George Street, Brisbane 4000 postal PO Box 12122, George Street 4003 phone (+61 7) 3211 1300 fax (+61 7) 3003 1966 email [email protected] web www.thevillager.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ The Gastrobar is a flexible space for any function with an open kitchen, main bar and banquet dining

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Gastrobar

150

5

100

Library

35

5

25

60

2.5

50

24

-

N

Catering

200

5

120

40

80

N

’ The Villager provides food blending modern Australian with traditional British tastes

NAME OF ROOM

Mezzanine Supper Club

Theatre

Vehicle Access

64

-

N

-

15

N

’ Supper Club offers a collective display of worn leather Chesterfields and battered antique armchairs ’ The Library next to the Supper Club is an intimate setting perfect for meetings or a breakout room ’ The Villager can accommodate parties of 10 through to cocktail receptions of 120

’ Open for breakfast, lunch, dinner and a late-night supper seven days a week

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Brisbane’s ultimate entertainment destination.

TREASURY CASINO & HOTEL

Set within the grandeur of two of Brisbane’s most iconic heritage buildings in the heart of the central business district sits the Treasury Casino & Hotel. With five bars, six restaurants, 130 5 star hotel rooms, five functions rooms, live music, 80 gaming tables and over 1,300 gaming machines, it is Brisbane’s 24/7 ultimate entertainment destination.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Individually appointed rooms and suites, each with large marble bathrooms and modern conveniences

address Top of the Queen Street Mall, Brisbane 4000 postal GPO Box 2488, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3306 8888 fax (+61 7) 3306 8880 email [email protected] web www.treasurybrisbane.com.au transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ 24-hour reception and Concierge, luxury bathrobes, in-room safes and executive desk with Internet ’ Six dazzling restaurants and five spectacular bars to satisfy every need

Catering ’ From canapés to three course dinners, full catering is provided for corporate and social events ’ Menus can be tailored to your individual requirements with expert advice from our chefs

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DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

114

5.4

-

18

-

N

Court Lounge

114

5.4

50

-

80

N

Map

153

5.4

120

80

100

N

Ryan’s Private Dining

180

5.4

100

70

80

N

Surveyors’

118

5.4

80

50

80

N

NAME OF ROOM Cabinet

Award-winning interior design and a world-class facility.

UQ BUSINESS SCHOOL DOWNTOWN

After entering a stunning foyer with views of the Story Bridge, be welcomed into one of our private seminar rooms which feature natural light. Our facility is fully-equipped with state-of-the-art information technologies and audio-visual infrastructure and we offer unique and flexible 5 star catering.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Level 19, Central Plaza One, 345 Queen Street, Brisbane 4001 postal PO Box 5721, Central Plaza, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3346 7111 fax (+61 7) 3346 7199 email [email protected] web www.business.uq.edu.au/downtown transport Bus, Train, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Paid km airport 15.5 km cbd 0

’ Nine unique spaces including a stunning boardroom, tiered theatre and flexible seminar rooms

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Auditorium

220

2.55

150

80

150

N

Boardroom

48

2.55

70

-

50

N

Boardroom/Foyer

90

2.55

150

-

-

N

Large Meeting Room

19

2.55

-

-

20

N

120

2.55

-

-

58

N

Meeting Rooms

19

2.55

-

-

10

N

Seminar Room East

120

2.55

100

48

100

N

Seminar Room West

100

2.55

60

32

60

N

The Hub

100

2.55

-

-

-

N

NAME OF ROOM

MBA Theatre

2

’ Full audio-visual services including video conferencing and wireless network ’ Exceptional service provided by dedicated event staff for the duration of the function ’ Fully-equipped with access and facilities for guests using wheelchairs

Catering ’ Full range of options including breakfasts, light lunches, sit-down dining and cocktail services ’ Menu options can be tailored to suit your requirements

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Style | Views | Elegance | Detail

VICTORIA PARK GOLF COMPLEX & FUNCTION VENUE

Situated just two kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, Victoria Park Golf Complex & Function Venue is an inner-city sanctuary combining state-of-the-art golf and function facilities in one stunning setting. Victoria Park has quickly become one of Brisbane’s premier function locations.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

• Multifaceted venue, offering eight unique function spaces with spectacular views of the city skyline

address Herston Road, Herston 4006 postal PO Box 256, RBH PO, Herston 4029 phone (+61 7) 3252 0666 fax (+61 7) 3257 2552 email [email protected] web www.victoriaparkfunctionvenue.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary km airport 14.5 km cbd 2

• Each room is equipped with a private bar, courtyard and state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment • Impressive 18 hole putt putt course with private function room that’s ideal for team building • Also features a golf course, floodlit driving range, golf retail shop and Caddy Shack Café

DIMENSIONS NAME OF ROOM

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

CAPACITY (MAX) Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Alabaster

170

2.7

180

120

80

N

Ballroom

617

4.8

700

320

300

N

Driving Lounge

42

2.4

30

-

-

N

Catering

Garden Marquee

200

4

150

80

100

Y

• Seasonal menus to suit any event, designed by our experienced Executive Chef

Marble Bar

350

4.8

300

130

140

N

• Catering for up to 480 banquet style and 1,000 cocktail style

Marquee

450

5.5

1,000

480

600

Y

Putting Lounge

109

2.2

70

-

-

N

Quartz

155

2.8

120

60

50

N

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Perched alongside the Brisbane River offering charming alfresco dining.

WATT RESTAURANT + BAR

Overlooking the picturesque Brisbane River, Watt Restaurant + Bar is the perfect waterfront venue for your next event. Located next to the Brisbane Powerhouse, Watt boasts beautiful views across the river, a spacious open forecourt and private dining areas to accommodate events for all occasions.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Brisbane Powerhouse, 119 Lamington Street, New Farm 4005 postal PO Box 2274, Fortitude Valley BC 4006 phone (+61 7) 3358 5077 fax (+61 7) 3358 3050 email [email protected] web www.wattrestaurant.com.au transport Bus, CityCat/Ferry & CityCycle parking Complimentary & Paid km airport 14 km cbd 3.5

’ Park Lounge – a dynamic waterfront and alfresco event space

DIMENSIONS NAME OF ROOM Entire Venue

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

’ Private dining room – available for exclusive use, meetings or conferences ’ Meetings, presentations, product launches, cocktail parties or dinner events ’ Sunday Sessions – our DJs spin smooth, relaxed tunes from 3pm on Sundays at the Park Lounge Bar

1,000

-

400

160

-

Y

Modern Dining (Indoor)

135

3

100

80

-

N

Modern Dining (Outdoor)

’ Flexible indoor and outdoor spaces with a wide range of food and beverage options

110

2.5

120

80

70

Y

Park Lounge

65

-

80

-

-

Y

’ Watt Restaurant + Bar is part of the award-winning Trippas White Group with seven other iconic venues

River Terrace (Marquee)

245

-

150

150

-

Y

Catering

restaurant + bar

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Award-winning restaurant offering the best seafood in Brisbane.

WILSONS BOATHOUSE

Award-winning Wilsons Boathouse Seafood Restaurant offers the best seafood in Brisbane. With spectacular views of the Brisbane River overlooking the city, an incredible menu and a huge selection of quality wines to match, your dining experience at Wilsons Boathouse Seafood Restaurant will be one to remember.

Services & Facilities

Contact Information

’ Perfect for a corporate event with private dining room or event catering for up to 180 guests

address Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton 4007 postal Portside Wharf, 39 Hercules Street, Hamilton 4007 phone (+61 7) 3868 4480 fax (+61 7) 3868 4481 email [email protected] web www.wilsonsboathouse.com.au transport Bus, Train & CityCat/Ferry parking Complimentary km airport 8.5 km cbd 6

’ Oyster Bar ’ Private dining room ’ Spectacular water views

DIMENSIONS

CAPACITY (MAX)

Catering

NAME OF ROOM

’ Award-winning ‘Best Seafood Restaurant Brisbane Four Years’ with some of Australia’s best chefs

Full Venue

-

-

300

180

-

N

Private Dining

-

-

-

40

-

N

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Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

Unites the heritage of the XXXX Brewery with the tastes of Queensland.

XXXX ALE HOUSE, BREWERY TOURS & VISITOR CENTRE

The history of the iconic site is reflected in the copper and timber décor. Experienced, down-to-earth staff assist with the planning of your event, offering attentive service, quality food and beverage options and state-of-the-art audio-visual facilities.

Contact Information

Services & Facilities

address Corner Black & Paten Streets, Milton 4064 postal GPO Box 44, Brisbane 4001 phone (+61 7) 3361 7597 fax (+61 7) 3369 1529 email [email protected] web www.xxxxbrewerytour.com.au transport Bus & Train parking Complimentary & Paid km airport 16 km cbd 2.5

’ Indoor/outdoor space with full climate control

DIMENSIONS NAME OF ROOM Ale House Bar Ale House Theatre

’ 50 seat theatre available for hire by arrangement, which is perfect for presentations and product

CAPACITY (MAX)

Size m2

Ceiling Ht m

Cocktail

Banquet

Theatre

Vehicle Access

280

5.5 - 3.7

300

170

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’ Combine a brewery tour with your event for an entertaining and educational experience ’ State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment available within room hire

Catering ’ Delicious menus ranging from canapés to premium sit-down dinners ’ For a unique function we can incorporate beer and food matching with menus

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Services

Inspired event catering with exceptional food and service from ARIA.

ARIA CATERING

ARIA Catering will make your event a truly memorable experience with contemporary menus designed by Matt Moran, using the finest seasonal produce. With innovative theming, polished service and professional management, we offer finely tuned bespoke events and private functions.

Contact Information

Services Provided

address Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 postal Eagle Street Pier, 1 Eagle Street, Brisbane 4000 phone (+61 7) 3233 2555 fax (+61 7) 3233 2500 email [email protected] web www.ariacatering.com.au

• Full service catering, supplying event management, food, beverage, staff and equipment • Catering for large outdoor events, cocktail parties, boardroom lunches or intimate dinner parties • Innovative menus designed by Matt Moran using only the very best seasonal produce • Sommelier service – wine tasting events, personal cellar selection, extensive wine list • Fully-licensed, accredited Gold Licence Caterer • Exceptional levels of personal service and seamless management covering all aspects of your event

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BLUE SHADOW GROUP

Blue Shadow Group – total audio-visual and event solutions. Blue Shadow Group is a boutique 5 star audio-visual and event production house. The passion our team has for creating the perfect event, shows in everything we do. From audio-visual hire and web-streaming for conferences to theming concepts for dinners, we have everything covered. From small to large scale events, we are your total event solutions team.

Services Provided

Contact Information

’ Complete audio-visual services for conferences, gala dinners and special events

address 3/4 Henry Street, Logan 4219 postal 3/4 Henry Street, Logan 4219 phone 1300 767 755 fax (+61 7) 5537 4088 email [email protected] web www.blueshadowgroup.com

’ Our young, dynamic team can offer fresh ideas utilising the latest in audio-visual technology ’ A huge range of outdoor inflatable cinema products – the perfect addition to any outdoor dinner ’ Customised and creative theming concept designs for gala dinners ’ We can work with you in any conference or event venue in South-East Queensland ’ Work with a company that shares your passion in creating that perfect event

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Taking the notion of catering far beyond the box!

CAXTON ST CATERING

Creating extraordinary catering and event experiences is what makes our heart beat. For us, no space is too small; no venue too large; no idea un-doable and no concept clumsy. It’s our job to realise the potential of your challenges. We have partnered with some of the world’s biggest – Cirque du Soleil, Bulgari, Gucci, and hundreds more call us a partner.

Contact Information address 32 Berwick Street, Fortitude Valley 4006 phone (+61 7) 3252 3363 fax (+61 7) 3252 3265 web www.caxtonstcatering.com.au

Services Provided postal PO Box 1126, Fortitude Valley 4006 email [email protected]

• Personalised and experienced attention to your event • Full service catering offering food, beverages, staffing, hire equipment and logistics • Broad range of exclusive and unique venues and event spaces • Comprehensive event management service available • Expertise in coordinating large events • Members of professional event organisations and accredited Gold Licence Caterer

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FLIGHT SIMULATOR 737

Fly a B737 Jet Simulator, the ultimate experience – you’re the pilot. Take the controls for a once-in-a-lifetime experience. For the very first time, Australia’s leading Airline Pilot Training Centre, through Flight Simulator 737 is opening its Boeing 737 simulator to the public. For most people, flying a highly expensive, high-tech airline simulator is only a dream, now this experience can be yours.

Services Provided

Contact Information

• A unique opportunity for anyone with no experience to fly a training B737 Jet Simulator

address Simulator Centre Hangar 3, Qantas Avenue Archerfield Airport, Archerfield 4108 postal 7/621 Coronation Drive, Toowong 4066 phone (+61 7) 3371 5737 email [email protected]flightsimulator737.com.au web www.flightsimulator737.com.au

• Corporate group experiences, catered, guided interactive fun and learning • Incentive packages tailored to individuals or groups – give a rewarding experience • Gift certificates for clients, colleagues, family and friends – the ultimate experience and fun • Team-building experience with goals and outcomes that transfer to any work place • Experienced instructors and staff make for an unforgettable event

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A creative agency delivering exceptional event and marketing concepts.

J2 IDEAS & EVENTS

j2 is a nationally award-winning creative agency offering a range of unique event and marketing services. With a reputation and flair for delivering event and communication projects with impact, the j2 team are specialists in the delivery of public celebrations, festivals, conferences, sporting and corporate events, fundraising and community projects.

Contact Information

Services Provided

address Unit D1A, Jetstream Business Centre, 5 Grevillea Place, Brisbane Airport 4007 postal PO Box 3031, Hendra 4011 phone (+61 7) 3860 6790 fax (+61 7) 3860 6799 email [email protected] web www.j2.net.au

• Event concept design, styling and theming • Event management including logistics, technical, stage management, travel and itinerary services • Entertainment and speaker negotiation and contracting • Venue, gifting and catering selection • Preparation of event feasibility studies, risk assessments and coordination of event approvals • Event marketing including copywriting, scripting, print production, advertising and media relations

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20 years experience in various corporate projects and fashion events.

JENNY GASKELL

Assisting your business with tailored events, this business prides itself on attention to detail, creative vision and motivation, providing services of creative direction and styling to celebrities, small businesses and major brands. Jenny Gaskell’s event management and visual design will produce the required effect to reflect the message you require.

Services Provided

Contact Information

• Project management – providing a schedule of events to drive business

address 47–49 Hampstead Road, Highgate Hill 4101 postal PO Box 101 BC, Coorparoo 4151 phone 0419 731 803 fax (+61 7) 3394 1162 email [email protected] web www.jennyg.com.au

• Fashion event management – casting, styling, music, host presentation and production management • Corporate events – public relations, external suppliers, venues, catering and technical support • Styling – men and women for both personal or business wardrobe, individual or group workshops • VIP events – planning and hosting entertainment packages for clients or staff recognition • Creative events – building entertainment and visual packages for launches and key events

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A full service public relations and event management organisation.

LINDSAY BENNETT MARKETING

With extensive experience in major events, public relations and promotional campaigns including Queensland’s premier fashion event, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Festival, LBM has the expertise and creativity to manage every project successfully. We provide creative marketing solutions in the fashion, retail, tourism, hospitality, property and corporate arenas.

Contact Information

Services Provided

address 24 Annie Street, Kangaroo Point 4169 postal PO Box 2082, New Farm 4005 phone (+61 7) 3891 7751 fax (+61 7) 3891 7752 email [email protected] web www.lindsaybennett.com.au

• Major public relations, promotional campaigns, corporate events and product launches • Media relations and VIP management with targeted up-to-date guest lists • Show-stopping fashion extravaganzas, lavish gala dinners or intimate cocktail receptions • Brand positioning, strategy development and targeted marketing collateral • Creative invitations, unique venue selection, room décor, catering and entertainment management • Full stage management and audio-visual, sound and lighting production

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One-of-a-kind event planning and theming for all events.

LOLLY WHO

One stop, must have, everything you can think of, simply adore, can’t live without planning, theming, product hire and sales for corporate and private events. Lolly Who Director, Jeannie Sheppard, is one of Brisbane’s most experienced and awarded event managers. Allow Jeannie and her team to create an event that is seamless, unique and creative.

Services Provided

Contact Information

• Professional, award-winning event planning for both corporate and private events of any size

address 12 Bailey Street, West End 4101 postal 12 Bailey Street, West End 4101 phone 0401 268 484 fax (+61 7) 3319 7286 email [email protected] web www.lollywho.com

• Imaginative and creative event styling with a flair for the unique and a sense of adventure • Complete event hire from marquees to linens, decorations and one-of-a-kind pieces to wow your guests • Huge 300m2 showroom brimming with hire products, event items for sale, theming ideas and more • Limited bookings available in our unique event space for fashion, private and corporate events • Strong focus on events with our planet in mind – recycle, reuse and re-love is the Lolly Who mantra

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Experience is everything – turning your vision into reality.

MORETON HIRE

With more than 40 years experience, Moreton Hire is one of Australia’s largest event and exhibition suppliers – servicing over 1,500 events, exhibitions and trade fairs annually. Our specialist team has a proven track record in putting together everything from corporate, community and major sporting functions to weddings and private parties.

Contact Information

Services Provided

address 31 Paringa Road, Murrarie 4172 postal PO Box 624, Cannon Hill 4170 phone (+61 7) 3307 4444 fax (+61 7) 3307 4449 email [email protected] web www.moreton.net.au

’ Temporary pavilions, structures and Pagodas© provide flexibility of location and a unique venue ’ Access to a large range of stylish and contemporary European-designed furniture ’ Design professionals working on-site and collaborating to ensure the greatest attention to detail ’ Individual tailoring of events to reflect a company’s identity, brand and style ’ Signage and graphic design with eye-catching effects can be created to capture themes

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NEALS HIRE AND SPECIAL EVENTS

Professional company specialising in the hire of quality equipment. Neals Hire and Special Events is one of South-East Queensland’s premier event companies, specialising in the temporary supply of quality marquees, flooring, linen, tablewares and catering equipment.

Services Provided

Contact Information

• Pavilions, structures and Pagodas® provide protection from the elements in truly unique locations

address 228A Lavarack Avenue, Eagle Farm 4009 postal PO Box 1194, Eagle Farm BC 4009 phone (+61 7) 3260 1133 fax (+61 7) 3260 1344 email [email protected] web www.nealshire.com.au

• Extensive range of quality furniture, catering equipment, linen and fencing • Dedicated managers who work with clients throughout the entire project to create a seamless event • On-site professionals can create computerised design layouts of your event • Temporary flooring solutions can be placed either inside marquees or out in the open • Theming and decorating of events to reflect the client’s identity and style

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Specialising in versatile and unique freestyle tents.

NOMADIC TENTS BRISBANE

Nomadic Tents Brisbane transforms ordinary events into amazing events. The unique design of our tents allows them to be installed with any number of sides up or down, and they can be attached to existing structures if required. Our tents come in a large range of colours and sizes to suit any style of event and are installed by our highly qualified staff.

Contact Information

Services Provided

address 2/36 Devlan Street, Mansfield 4122 postal 19 Saint Andrew Place, Wishart 4122 phone 1300 488 563 fax (+61 7) 3849 1012 email [email protected] web www.nomadictentsbrisbane.com.au

• Tables, chairs, flooring, lighting and other hire equipment available • The more you hire, the more you save, with our great package deals • Capacity to host events ranging from 40 to 1,500 guests • Moroccan theming complete with carpets, lanterns, hookah pipes and draping

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OFF-SITE CONNECTIONS EVENT MANAGEMENT

Meeting and event solutions – production, theming and entertainment. The OSC team can provide a range of event solutions including event and conference production, stage set design, theming and décor, entertainment and speakers. OSC can assist with your event in any Brisbane venue and can assist with venue selection and catering.

Services Provided

Contact Information

• Event design including venue selection, catering, audio-visual production, décor and entertainment

address Level 1, 7 Hudson Road, Albion 4010 postal PO Box 484, Albion 4010 phone (+61 7) 3262 2938 fax (+61 7) 3262 5903 email [email protected] web www.offsiteconnections.com

• Technical production including conference or event stage set, audio-visual design and management • Overall event management or solutions for just a few components of the event or conference • Any size or style of event, conference, award, cocktail party or roadshow in Brisbane or Australia

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Integrated event solutions; audio-visual, styling, design, webcasting.

STAGING CONNECTIONS

Creating unforgettable events for more than 25 years means we know how to bring your vision to life and seamlessly deliver any style of event. Only Staging Connections offers an integrated event solution from audio-visual, styling, theming, set design and multimedia through to webcasting and innovative, new digital event services.

Contact Information

Services Provided

address 18 Babdoyle Street, Loganholme 4129 postal 18 Babdoyle Street, Loganholme 4129 phone (+61 7) 3442 9999 fax (+61 7) 3442 9900 email [email protected] web www.stagingconnections.com

’ Technical production management – a flawless production timeline through to seamless event execution ’ Audio, vision, lighting – compellingly convey your message through vision and sound ’ Styling and theming – transport guests from the ordinary to the extraordinary ’ Props, accessories and linen – inspire the imagination with a touch of uniqueness ’ Set design and screen content – transform your event creating an individual environment ’ Webcasting – the evolution of live events, taking your event from stage to screen

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STAGING DIMENSIONS

The premier event staging company, with 21 years of event excellence. Staging Dimensions offers the complete event solution from concept to reality. Specialists in event management, design and production, operating from the largest event production facility in Queensland. We can custom design or style spectacular themes utilising the largest theatrical hire collection in Queensland. No event is too big or small.

Services Provided

Contact Information

• Event design, production and management for corporate, government and private clientele

address 30 Millway Street, Kedron 4031 postal 30 Millway Street, Kedron 4031 phone (+61 7) 3350 1144 fax (+61 7) 3350 1699 email [email protected] web www.stagingdimensions.com.au

• Hire of props, scenery, stages, curtains, backdrops, glow bars, furniture and exhibition stands • Queensland’s largest inventory of inflatable décor hire from two to 15 metres • Theatrical lighting design and hire including architectural and landscape lighting • Table décor department including glow tables, linen, chair cover and table centrepiece hire • Full service scenery workshop, scenic art and prop making

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Australia’s leading supplier of staging, drapes and event construction.

STAGING RENTALS & CONSTRUCTION SERVICES

Established in 2004, Staging Rentals Queensland provides excellence in staging products, advice and service. Bob Bell, State Manager, Queensland has decades of experience in delivering high-end event solutions. He has inspired the branch’s extensive rental range and carpentry skills allowing them to deliver flexible and innovative staging solutions.

Contact Information

Services Provided

address 25 Helen Street, Newstead 4006 postal 25 Helen Street, Newstead 4006 phone (+61 7) 3854 0699 fax (+61 7) 3854 0644 email [email protected] web www.stagingrentals.com.au

’ AllySTAGE, the aluminium platform system ’ Most extensive range of fire-retarded drapes available in Queensland ’ Circular, triangle and square staging platforms as standard stock for hire ’ Staging lids available in perspex, carpet, timber and acrylic ’ Custom props, catwalks, revolving stages, sets and stage pieces ’ Hire of bars, lecterns and much more

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“One of the best parties Queensland has ever seen” – ABPG

THE PROP HOUSE

Creativity is our background and together with our service-orientated approach and professionalism, we guarantee that you as our client will have the best possible visual result. No matter how big or small the event, let The Prop House team of event stylists work with you to create success.

Services Provided

Contact Information

• Specialists in corporate and private event theming including prop, linen and furniture hire

address Corner Vulture & Leopard Streets, Woolloongabba 4102 postal PO Box 5846, West End 4101 phone (+61 7) 3392 4000 fax (+61 7) 3392 1200 email [email protected] web www.theprophouse.com.au

• Creators of spectacular displays, distinctive exhibition stands and visual merchandising with impact • Christmas decoration specialists, providing the best quality designs and decorations in Queensland • Skilled staff members ensure personalised, innovative and unique service for each customer • Showroom overflowing with themes, displays, props, specialty linen and retail products

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Professional catering services for the corporate and private markets.

WINE & DINE’M CATERING

Wine & Dine’m Catering has been servicing a broad spectrum of events throughout South-East Queensland since 1999. From intimate occasions to casts of thousands, we provide full service catering to corporate and private clients. Our team of event and catering professionals make the function come alive.

Contact Information

Services Provided

address PO Box 3897, South Brisbane 4101 postal PO Box 3897, South Brisbane 4101 phone (+61 7) 3844 7810 fax (+61 7) 3844 9964 email [email protected] web www.winendinem.com

• Sole caterer at Queensland Performing Arts Centre and The University of Queensland Business School • Ideal caterer at Old Government House, South Bank, State Library of Queensland and Summit Events Centre • Small to large corporate or private events • Fully-licensed • Corporate partners to the Queensland Ballet, Queensland Orchestra and Queensland Theatre Company • Brunch, lunch, nibbles, drinks and dinner

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Best Corporate Caterer 2009 and 2010, with restaurant-quality cuisine.

ZEN CATERING

With an emphasis on simplicity, attention to detail and service, Zen Catering creates an experience that guests remember long after the event. Zen Catering is an industry leader recognised for exciting menu design, flawless customer service and hosting many private and corporate events in Queensland.

Chairman’s Circle Art Dinner, October 2009, Long Gallery, Gallery of Modern Art, Photograph: Ray Fulton, Queensland Art Gallery

Services Provided

Contact Information

• Experienced function coordinators specialising in event planning

address PO Box 712, Annerley 4103 postal PO Box 712, Annerley 4103 phone (+61 7) 3393 1209 fax (+61 7) 3217 4144 email [email protected] web www.zencatering.com.au

• Creative team of chefs dedicated to innovative and customised menu design • Enthusiastic, flexible staff ready to make any event a success • Proven partner to many unique venues such as the Brisbane Powerhouse and Gallery of Modern Art • Capacity to host events ranging from 20 to 3,000

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