Rooms & Spaces
You can choose from a range of flexible floor plans and spaces at the National Convention Centre Canberra. Extensive spaces accommodating thousands are available, as are small spaces for more intimate gatherings.
The National Convention Centre is award winning. We've celebrated many wins over many years, including for sustainability efforts, special events, meetings and venue space and the excellent work of individual members of our team, including our Executive Chef.
You have a lot of choice for your conference, with our rooms and spaces offering. We offer a collection of more than 15 spaces over two floors and exclusive use of individual floors. We also offer flexibility extending beyond floor plans. There are no set areas, just spaces that can be adapted to your program and objectives.
We're in the heart of Canberra's Central Business District. We're just a short 7 km drive from the airport. We're also within walking distance to the capital's largest shopping precinct, restaurants, bars and a wide range of accommodation. We also offer easy access to Canberra’s cultural icons.
10 - 650 guests
Our ballroom is a versatile space, conveniently located on the first floor. It's suitable for cocktail events and gala dinners, as well as major exhibitions and plenary sessions. The ballroom has up to 762 square metres of pillar-free space, a 4.5-metre high ceiling and loads of natural light.
10 - 2000 guests
Our Exhibition Hall is the most adaptable events space in Canberra. It's an ideal setting for large-scale exhibitions, gala dinners, cocktail parties, awards ceremonies and product launches. It offers 2,000 square metres of space, a ceiling height of 9 metres and vehicle access height of 3.9 metres.
10 - 1000 guests
These areas are the core of the National Convention Centre Canberra. Spacious area ideal for networking and socialising (They're 1,100 square metres) or even for additional trade booths. They're flooded with natural light and accommodates up to 1,000 people comfortably.
10 - 512 guests
We offer five highly adaptable rooms, varying from 90 square metres to 170 square metres. These rooms are perfect for breakout rooms, training sessions, workshops, seminars to cocktail parties, intimate dinners to VIP entertaining. These rooms are flooded with natural light and are supported with inbuilt screens, data projectors and dual motorised blinds.
100 - 2460 guests
This elegant space offers plush tiered seating suitable for plenary sessions, concerts, gala dinners and awards presentations. It's the largest, multi-function tiered-seating theatre in Canberra, and can accommodate 2,478 guests in tiered seating and flat floor seating. The Royal Theatre can accommodate up to 3,378 guests in tiered seating and general admission. (749 square metres).
10 - 300 guests
We offer four theatres varying in size. These are perfect as breakout rooms and for training, smaller conferences and seminars. Pillar-free spaces offer clear line of site for delegates and speakers, with ceiling heights for each theatre ranging from 3.2 to 3.3 metres. All theatres include screens and PA systems. Our foyer accommodates up to 200 delegates.