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Whether you’re after a venue set amongst Tasmania’s most picturesque natural locations or near the city’s famous dock, Hobart has a venue for every event.
Hobart boasts world-class conference venues and waterfront function spaces, as well as award-winning vineyards and historic buildings that provide ideal options for off-site events.
Further north, Launceston has event spaces for up to 600 people, while regional areas can accommodate more intimate groups of up to 100 guests.
Gather at Australia’s largest private museum or on Hobart’s waterfront
A short ferry trip from Hobart, the Museum of Old and New Art (Mona) is an excellent choice for a business event with a contemporary edge. Mona is Australia’s largest private museum with three levels of underground galleries and is also home to two wineries and a brewery, several bars and restaurants - so there are endless possibilities for your business event. Mona can accommodate up to 450 guests for a cocktail function in the purpose-built function rooms or opt for a more unique experience in The Void, located 13 metres (42 feet) underground.
For a premium venue on Hobart’s Elizabeth Street Pier, consider the Hobart Function and Conference Centre, spanning 100 metres (328 feet) out over the sparkling water of the Derwent. The venue features six event spaces with floor to ceiling windows so guests enjoy breathtaking views of the harbour. The venue can host up to 350 people seated or 600 for a cocktail function.
Set in a vineyard homestead, the Frogmore Creek Winery is located just 20 minutes’ drive from the Hobart city centre. Here, groups can be inspired by the views of the vineyard and sample the brand's wine variety. The venue can accommodate groups big and small, with various spaces on the estate available for private functions catering up to 210 seated guests.
Alternatively, The Glass House is Hobart’s premium dining bar perched at the end of Brooke Street Pier with sweeping water views of Sullivan’s Cove and the Derwent River. The venue offers exclusive use for up to 120 seated guests and 160 for a cocktail function, and semi-private dining options for up to 40 seated guests and 50 cocktail-style.
Meet at Tasmania’s premier conference and events venue
The Hobart Convention & Exhibition Centre (HCEC) is Tasmania’s largest conference venue. The centre overlooks Hobart’s picturesque waterfront and is just eight minutes’ walk to the city centre.
HCEC has 11 meeting rooms in total, including an auditorium, two large ballrooms, and an exhibition space of 2,000 square metres (21,527 square feet). It is suitable for a range of large scale business events including conferences, meetings and seminars, accommodating up to 1,000 delegates for theatre-style events.
As part of The Hotel Grand Chancellor, there are over 240 accommodation rooms onsite, so delegates can unwind in their private rooms after the conference.