Whether you’re planning a product launch, awards night or EOFY party, choosing the right venue will help you set the tone for an unforgettable corporate event. And here on the South East Coast, the options are endless – from boutique hotels to luxury yachts, rooftop bars and industrial warehouses.
If you need some venue inspo for your upcoming corporate function, look no further than these 15 epic event venues on the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Byron Bay below!
The Calile Hotel, Brisbane
The Calile Hotel has quickly become one of the most iconic event venues in Brisbane. Ideally situated in Fortitude Valley, this boutique hotel is the perfect backdrop for modern luxe celebrations, offering a range of stylish indoor and outdoor spaces for hire along with bespoke accommodation options for your guests. Think: intimate poolside parties, glamorous gala dinners, and unique business retreats.
The Lussh, Brisbane
The Lussh is a stunning warehouse-style event venue located in Woolloongabba, Brisbane. This unique building has been recently renovated, offering a light-filled interior space (complete with sweeping high ceilings, statement arches and polished concrete floors) along with an outdoor courtyard. Ideally suited for functions of all sizes, this versatile event venue is the perfect backdrop for corporate parties, exhibitions, fashion shows and pop-up retail events.
Howard Smith Wharves, Brisbane
Situated on the Brisbane River underneath the Story Bridge, Howard Smith Wharves offers a range of unique event spaces for your next corporate function in Brisbane. Choose from heritage-listed buildings, riverfront restaurants, breweries and boutique houses, each featuring stunning waterfront views and a rugged cliff backdrop.
The Island, Surfers Paradise
Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, The Island Gold Coast is home to five captivating event spaces including the Rooftop, the Penthouse, the Pool Deck, Goldie’s and the Glasshouse. Featuring glass-panel walls and high ceilings, the greenery-filled Glasshouse commands over 600 square metres with a state-of-the-art kitchen and spacious alfresco bar area – perfect for large celebrations, conferences, exhibitions and gala dinners.
Beach Byron Bay
If you’re looking for coastal vibes, ocean views and delicious food, Beach Byron Bay ticks all of your boxes! Positioned with absolutely beach frontage, this beautiful Byron Bay events venue has hosted luxury brands such as Volkswagen, Westpac and Tourism Australia. Impress your guests with a range of bespoke menus showcasing fresh local produce, with on-site event managers to ensure everything runs smoothly.
The Beach House East Coast, Ballina
Located on the far north coast of New South Wales, The Beach House is a boutique coastal events venue overlooking Angels Beach. Offering a range of distinctive event spaces set over two acres, this secluded venue (just 30 minutes from Byron Bay) is surrounded by stunning natural scenery and unique photographic locations. As an added bonus, the venue directly donates a portion of their hire proceeds to a local coastal-based conservation cause.
Brisbane Racing Club
From seminars and conferences to trade shows and exhibitions, Brisbane Racing Club can cater for a range of functions and events. With a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces across both Doomben and Eagle Farm Racecourse, these multipurpose venues are helmed by an experienced events team and perfectly blend old-world heritage charm with modern facilities. Enjoy beautifully manicured grounds, contemporary furnishings and exceptional hospitality for your upcoming event!
The Borrowed Nursery, Mermaid Beach
Centrally located at Mermaid Beach, The Borrowed Nursery offers a completely unique event experience. Housed in an old mechanic workshop, this industrial light-filled space is filled with an array of lush plants and fresh greenery contrasted against white brick walls and splashes of colour. With iconic painted doors and endless photo opportunities, this intimate space is ideally suited for workshops, cocktail parties and other corporate functions.
Kirra Hill Community Centre, Gold Coast
The Kirra Hill Community and Cultural Centre is a multipurpose Gold Coast venue with a rich history. Originally established as a school, this charming oceanfront building has since been restored as an open-air venue with a variety of hireable spaces.
Featuring direct ocean views and a large grassed lawn (perfect for marquees, tipis and tents), this iconic local venue offers a beautiful indoor-outdoor flow for your event. The space is a complete blank canvas, allowing you to customise your event design and bring your vision to life!
The Joinery, Brisbane
Located in Brisbane’s vibrant West End, The Joinery is the perfect blank canvas for dynamic events. Architecturally-designed with a lattice facade and modern warehouse interior, this contemporary venue can be transformed for a range of special events – from large corporate functions to intimate celebrations. The venue also partners with local caterers who can create a tailored menu to suit your event. Check out our Havana launch party at The Joinery here!
Elements of Byron, Byron Bay
Elements of Byron is one of the most sought after event venues in the Northern Rivers region. With a picturesque beachfront location, dedicated events team and luxury on-site accommodation, this premium venue can host events of all shapes and sizes. Choose from a range of exclusive spaces including the Heart of the Bay, Banksia Pavilion and Belongil Pavilion, and enjoy world-class facilities and food and beverage offerings. Perfect for group retreats, gala dinners, conferences and cocktail parties!
Secret Garden, Byron Bay
The Secret Garden is a lush events venue centrally located in Byron Bay within walking distance to the beach, shops and local accommodation. This eclectic property is set on half an acre of sub-tropical garden, and surrounded by majestic palm trees, cacti gardens and a canopy of sparkling festoon lights. The space also features an outdoor cabana, garden hut and all-weather pavilion, with plenty of hidden nooks and photo backdrops.
Gold Coast Turf Club
Located in Bundall, Gold Coast Turf Club offers a range of premium function rooms paired with top-notch facilities, excellent service and delicious food and beverage options. Choose from indoor lounges, mezzanines, terraces and event centres, with the capacity to host groups from 25 to 3500+! This Gold Coast venue is perfect for race day events, Christmas parties, EOFY parties, gala dinners and more.
The YOT Club, Gold Coast
The YOT Club is the world’s first Super Yacht entertainment venue licensed for up to 400 guests. Designed over two luxurious levels, this show-stopping venue is the ultimate backdrop for your upcoming product launch, corporate function or special occasion. With flexible private charter options available, the space features a fully customisable floor plan, multifunction stage and two cocktail bars with stunning water views.
The Valley Estate, Currumbin
The Valley Estate is a brand new events venue tucked away in the Currumbin Valley. Set on nine acres of lush European-inspired gardens, this elegant venue is suited for daytime events as well as lavish evening occasions. Available for exclusive use, The Valley Estate offers a range of unique spaces including The Manor, The Glasshouse and The Terrace, along with premium food and beverage offerings.
We’d love to help you deck out your upcoming event! Based in Tweed Heads, we regularly service corporate events and functions across the Gold Coast, Brisbane and Byron Bay. Our team specialise in creating modern event hire concepts to suit your vision, guest list and budget. Get in touch with us here to receive a copy of our latest hire catalogue, or check out our latest event galleries for more inspiration.