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Why your next event should be at Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

Short of sites for your next MICE shindig? Here’s a handy guide to one of the world’s best convention centres.

If a range of options, central location, award-winning hospitality and experience excellence are the qualities most important to you when choosing the site of your next Australian conference or event, you should consider hosting it at the country’s most awarded convention centre.

Awarded Meetings & Events Best Meeting Venue in the MEA Awards in 2019, Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) sets new standards for hosting events of all sizes, from intimate meetings to gala events with more than 40 meeting rooms and event spaces, offering the ultimate in flexibility and sophistication.

Great Hall Conference
Great Hall conference

BCEC is the only convention centre in Australia with a dedicated boutique event hub. A unique collection of event spaces, designed for smaller and medium sized special occasions, such as the centre’s very popular Sky Room with private terrace and bar and spectacular city skyline views and Boulevard Room with its LED canopy and a kaleidoscope of lights for that ‘wow’ factor.

BCEC’s Plaza Gallery (the gold standard for VIP functions) is another option for those small- to medium-sized events. The Plaza Gallery, known as Brisbane’s best private dining room, is one of a kind – a unique and intimate event space surrounded by a priceless collection of Indigenous Art. The space can seat between 20 to 160 guests.

BCEC Plaza Gallery
Plaza Gallery dinner

The Centre’s brand new offering – the Tasting Room – takes your choice of unique venues to a whole new level of sophistication. With a warm colour scheme and ambient lighting, the room’s high end quality finishes include a 6 metre wine wall, 24 seat native wood table for private dining, and a matching chef’s finishing table and bar.

Regional maps showcase the provenance of food and beverages you can enjoy from executive chef, David Pugh’s expertly crafted menus.

Tasting Room
Tasting Room

What’s more, BCEC also caters to time-specific events through a catalogue of packages. The Christmas Package is one of these offering contemporary spaces for parties of every size; world-class service and support from Brisbane’s event experts; BCEC’s award-winning catering, Christmas-themed cocktail, designed especially for the occasion, and the advantage of onsite security and 24-hour parking.

Boulevard B1-3 Concourse
Boulevard B1-3 Concourse

The Boardroom Package also affords small-sized events at one of four intimate, purpose-built boardrooms fit for up to 18 guests. With privacy ensured, each room is also fully equipped with a screen, computer, wireless mouse and keyboard. For meals, event planners can select the chef’s daily selections or their own custom designed menus. And with parking for 1500 cars and located in the heart of a transport hub, easy access is assured.

Plaza Ballroom Dinner
Plaza Ballroom dinner

The location is just as impressive as the venue. The centre sits at the heart of Brisbane’s bustling South Bank’s cultural and entertainment precinct, with the Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art on its doorstep, with countless bars, cafes and restaurants loved by locals and visitors alike. Now with the recent opening of new hotels to the precinct visitors can choose from 916 hotel rooms all within a few minutes walking distance of the centre.

BCEC Sky Room
Sky Room & Terrace dinner

So, what are you waiting for? Take advantage of the world-class offering at BCEC and book your next event there now by calling (07) 3308 3063, emailing sales@bcec.com.au, or visiting the website.

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