9 of the Best Conference Venues on the Gold Coast!

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Looking for a premium conference venue on the Gold Coast? From luxury waterfront hotels to rooftop function rooms, there’s no shortage of unique corporate event venues to choose from!

We’ve been lucky enough to work at some of the Gold Coast’s most popular conference venues over the years, and are often asked for our venue recommendations. So, without further ado, here are 9 of the best conference venues on the Gold Coast for your upcoming function.

Sheraton Marina Mirage, Main Beach

Located in prime waterfront position overlooking Main Beach, Sheraton Marina Mirage is one of Australia’s most popular conference, meeting and event venues. Whether you’re planning a multi-day conference or a more intimate function, this premium Gold Coast events venue has plenty of spaces available for hire.

Choose from 14 flexible meeting rooms – or, for a large-scale event, the Mirage Grand Ballroom. Complete with ocean views, state-of-the-art lighting and on-site catering, this beachfront conference venue is sure to impress your guests.





QT Hotel, Surfers Paradise

For a unique and sophisticated event, look no further than the chic QT Hotel located in bustling Surfers Paradise. This boutique hotel offers a range of flexible function spaces for conferences and events, including the spacious QT Ballroom, a number of intimate meeting rooms, and private outdoor terraces.

Enjoy the highest quality tech, on-site catering and seamless event coordination, with a dedicated team to help you execute a flawless conference experience.



The Island Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise

In the heart of Surfers Paradise, The Island Gold Coast offers a naturally beautiful location for your next Gold Coast conference. With an array of function rooms (each with their own unique charm!), this bespoke Gold Coast hotel is sure to deliver an unforgettable guest experience. Ideally suited for multi-day conferences, choose from a number of meticulously appointed event spaces including the Glasshouse and Island Rooftop.

With 98 boutique rooms for travelling guests, on-site parking and state-of-the-art audio visual facilities, The Island has everything you need to deliver a memorable function.





Gold Coast Turf Club, Bundall

The Gold Coast Turf Club is a fantastic venue for conferences of all sizes, with the capacity to host groups from 25 to 3500. Enjoy a range of premium function rooms including indoor lounges, mezzanines and terraces, paired with top-notch facilities and delicious catering options. 

The venue also features a 2000sqm on-site convention centre for large-scale events, featuring conference rooms boasting spectacular views from Main Beach to Broadbeach.



Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Broadbeach

Located just a stone’s throw away from the beach, the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) is Australia’s largest regional convention centre, offering maximum convenience and flexibility for your conference. The venue features over 10,000sqm of exhibition space, a 6000 seat arena, and 22 different meeting rooms to choose from.

Whether you’re planning an international conference or a more intimate function, you’ll be sure to find a suitable space to suit your needs. Plus, enjoy on-site parking, high-tech audio visual equipment and a variety of catering options to feed your guests.


Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove, Hope Island

Intercontinental Sanctuary Cove Resort is a world-class conference venue on the Gold Coast, with 15 state-of-the-art indoor and outdoor event spaces. From grand ballrooms to unique lagoon sands and intimate boardrooms, you’ll be spoilt for choice when designing your event.

The venue offers on-site event planning with an audio visual team to ensure your conference runs smoothly without a hitch, along with optional one-of-a-kind experiences to impress your guests (think illusionists, paddle-board yoga and more!).



JW Marriott Hotel, Surfers Paradise

Located at the northern end of Surfers Paradise you’ll find the stunning JW Marriott Resort. Featuring a range of flexible function rooms and meeting spaces, this beautiful hotel offers a premium backdrop for conferences of all sizes – boasting 2000 square metres of event space.

Choose from the striking JW Ballroom or take advantage of 10 customisable spaces to create a memorable conference experience. As one of the Gold Coast’s top event destinations, you’ll be in safe hands to plan a spectacular conference event, with cutting-edge technology, high speed wifi and onsite accommodation.



The Star Gold Coast, Broadbeach

Treat your conference guests to the epitome of modern luxury at The Star Gold Coast! The Event Centre at The Star is one of Australia’s largest event spaces, and can host up to 2300 guests. Offering a number of flexible function spaces (including a ballroom and gallery), The Star also features 9 restaurants, 6 bars, a world-class casino and theatre.

With high-impact audio visual equipment and a professional in-house team to expertly manage your event, The Star is sure to leave a lasting impression on your guests.



RACV Royal Pines Resort, Benowa

RACV Royal Pines Resort is an idyllic Gold Coast conference and function venue, offering a number of versatile conference facilities and onsite accommodation. With options for anywhere from 8 to 1800 guests, the venue features a pillarless ballroom and a number of breakout rooms, boardrooms and event spaces.

If recreation options are important to you, take advantage of the venue’s onsite golf course, tennis courts and day spa. The resort also features 333 accommodation rooms, 8 restaurants and bars, and state-of-the-art audio visual facilities.





Currently planning your corporate conference on the Gold Coast?

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Get in touch with our team here to learn more about how we can help you design a conference to remember with our range of event furniture hire. Based on the Gold Coast, we are conveniently located to help you furnish your event!

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