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South Australia: conference or convention location

If you’re planning a conference or event, there are venues to suit your every need. South Australia’s facilities make it perfect for conventions.

Holding a corporate event in South Australia
South Australia is the perfect location to hold a conference or convention. Hold your corporate event in the city of Adelaide or a nearby wine region, such as the Barossa, Adelaide Hills or McLaren Vale on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Choose from a wide range of conference venues for small to large gatherings. 

Regattas Bistro, Adelaide

Regattas Bistro & Bar is part of the Adelaide Convention Centre and overlooks the River Torrens.

Adelaide Convention Centre

The Adelaide Convention Centre is a stone's throw from major hotels and other city accommodation facilities. The centre boasts views over the River Torrens, parklands and the spires of St Peter's Cathedral. Adelaide Convention Centre's state of the art conference facilities offer serviced meeting rooms for break-out sessions, along with a Plenary Hall that can seat up to 3,500 delegates.

National Wine Centre of Australia, Art Gallery and Museum
Located on the city's fringe, on the edge of the Botanic Gardens, the National Wine Centre of Australia's eye-catching architecture makes it an attractive conference venue. The multi-award winning centre can cater for 10 to 1,000 guests in its naturally-lit function rooms.

Hold your next conference at the Art Gallery of South Australia or South Australian Museum. Located on North Terrace, both the gallery and museum have distinctive buildings and conference rooms that are perfect for large gatherings or smaller meetings.

Adelaide Oval
The iconic Adelaide Oval has recently been renovated and now boasts a diverse range of rooms. It can cater for as few as five to as many as 3,000 guests and specialises in meetings, seminars, conferences and cocktail parties.

Adelaide Town Hall
The Adelaide Town Hall is a landmark heritage building that can seat up to 1,100 delegates. In the heart of Adelaide City, the Town Hall is a prestigious conference venue.

Adelaide Zoo
Adelaide Zoo has a range of indoor venues for functions, along with theatre and exhibition space. For a unique backdrop, hold your function in the Bamboo Forest Pavilion, home to the pandas, Wang Wang and Fu Ni.

Various Adelaide hotels cater for small to large events, offering boutique rooms, ballrooms and dedicated conference rooms.

Beyond the big smoke
If you are looking for a conference venue away from the city yet with all of the conveniences, regional South Australia has something that is sure to tick all the boxes. The Novotel Barossa Valley Resort, just over an hour's drive from Adelaide and nestled among the vines, can cater for up to 250 delegates with state of the art presentation technology. They can arrange off-site activities at near-by wineries. 

Escape to the luxury and privacy of the multi-award winning Southern Ocean Lodge on Kangaroo Island. Where luxe chic meets raw nature, Southern Ocean Lodge caters for conferences and retreats of up to 40 delegates in a fully equipped meeting lounge, with a range of memorable team building and off-site experiences also available.  

With Port Lincoln as its hub and boasting world class seafood, the Eyre Peninsula offers a smorgasboard of modern conference venues, unique locations and iconic interactive experiences to make your next event one delegates will definitely remember. The team at Events Eyre Peninsula can help tailor a function to your specific requirements.

Need help with planning a conference or convention?
The Adelaide Convention Bureau offers a free service, assisting event organisers with planning a conference or convention in Adelaide. It is the peak body for business events in South Australia. The Adelaide Convention Bureau's local expertise can help event organisers to get in contact with venues, caterers, tour operators and other relevant businesses.

The Adelaide Convention Bureau runs an "Incentives Adelaide" program that provides behind the scenes access and VIP treatment for corporate event delegates. Guests can enjoy blending their own wine with guidance from world-renowned winemakers, swimming with blue fin tuna, riding with the stars of world cycling or even cage driving with great white sharks. 

Pre and post conference tours in South Australia
There are many pre and post conference tour options for delegates throughout Adelaide and South Australia. If you are holding a conference or convention in Adelaide, you will be close to wine regions the Barossa, Adelaide Hills and McLaren Vale on the Fleurieu Peninsula. Organised tours regularly depart from Adelaide. Tailored event packages can also be arranged through the various tour operators.

Travel further afield to the Clare Valley for wine tasting at boutique cellar doors. Escape to Kangaroo Island and see Australian wildlife in its rugged, natural environment. Explore Australia's outback and the dramatic landscape of the Flinders Ranges.

Other areas of interest include the Eyre Peninsula, known for its big game fishing and excellent seafood; Australia's red wine centre, the Coonawarra on the Limestone Coast; Murray River and Yorke Peninsula.

Corporate hospitality and corporate boxes
Entertain your guests with a corporate hospitality package or corporate box. Corporate hospitality packages are available at major events such as the Santos Tour Down Under, Adelaide 500, Adelaide Fringe and Adelaide Festival.

Corporate hospitality packages and corporate boxes are also available at sporting events, such as the Australian Football League (AFL), A-League soccer, cricket, basketball, netball, tennis, swimming and events held at the Adelaide Oval.

The Adelaide Entertainment Centre, Adelaide Festival Centre and Her Majesty's Theatre also offer corporate hospitality packages for music and theatre productions.

Adelaide Visitor Information Centre

Stroll down Rundle Mall and stop by the Adelaide Visitor Information Centre in James Place, just opposite the Myer Centre, for information about transport, events, activities and attractions. Collect brochures, maps and some great holiday ideas.

James Place (off Rundle Mall), Adelaide
Telephone: 1300 588 140 


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