Top Workshop Venues Canberra for Hire

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Best Canberra Workshop Venues for Hire

1 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601

300 Seated • 400 Standing • $$$

17 London Circuit, Canberra ACT

80 Seated • 200 Standing • $$$

Menindee Dr, Barton ACT 2600

48 Seated • 60 Standing • $$$

1 Elouera St, Braddon ACT 2612

16 Seated • $$

1 Binara St, Canberra ACT 2601

100 Seated • 130 Standing • $$

Anz Building, 17 London Circuit, Ca…

50 Seated • 200 Standing • $$$

1 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601

50 Standing • $$$

Anz Building, 17 London Circuit, Ca…

160 Standing • $$$

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Canberra Workshop Venue Hire Guide

As one of the top business centres in Australia, Canberra is naturally filled with amazing event spaces, meeting rooms and workshop venues. And because it's one of Australia's favourite destinations for a leisurely getaway, it also has heaps of hotels, bars, cafes and tourist attractions that your guests will surely appreciate.

Planning a workshop in Canberra? Here's our quick guide to finding the best workshop venues in this beautiful city.

Where can I find the best workshop venue in Canberra ACT?

Start the search for your ideal workshop venue in these Canberra locations:

Canberra CBD

The Canberra central business district (CBD) or Civic is considered the main retail, commercial and financial region in Canberra. Canberra CBD is home to many venues that are ideal for organising workshops. There are also plenty of pubs, restaurants, cinemas and other recreational facilities that your team can visit during their free time.

One of which is the Crowne Plaza Canberra. The Crowne Plaza Canberra is a popular hotel in the CBD that offers function spaces for hire. The hotel has over 11 conference and meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 300 guests. It is close to the National Convention Centre, office buildings, shops and restaurants. Parliament House and major attractions are a short drive away, making it an ideal conference venue.

North Canberra

North Canberra is a great location for workspace venues because it's close to popular tourist destinations like the Australian War Memorial. There are also plenty of cafes and restaurants for your guests to visit, so your workshops can take place in a central location.

Northbourne Avenue is one particular stretch where you'll find many fantastic event spaces for your workshop. Northbourne is a major road in North Canberra that's the site of numerous facilities like office spaces, conference centres and function rooms for seminars, workshops and similar events.

Barton

Barton is home to many federal government departments and is a great place to hold business events. There are plenty of function spaces, conference rooms and boardrooms available for hire in Barton.

One particular venue that's perfect for hosting workshops is the Boat House. Minutes from the city, yet nestled in its own gardens on the lakefront, The Boat House offers the ideal location for your corporate event or private celebration. 

Narrabundah

Narrabundah is a suburb in the south-east of Canberra, close to the airport and major highways. The area is popular with businesses because it's close to the CBD and city centre but also has plenty of green space. There are also many retail outlets and restaurants nearby, making it an ideal location for workshops.

One particular venue that would be perfect for your workshop is Hotel Realm. Hotel Realm is a 5-star hotel with function spaces that can accommodate up to 400 guests. The hotel is close to the airport and has easy access to major highways, making it an ideal venue for business events.

South Canberra

You'll find plenty of function venues in the suburbs of South Canberra that are perfect for seminars, workshops, product launches, training sessions and conferences. Some of the suburbs that have venues with excellent facilities include Deakin, Barton, Kingston, Forrest and Hughes. Landmark buildings in this area are often used as venues because they're equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment, air conditioning and many other amenities.

The South Canberra region also features a large number of open public spaces for tourists and residents to enjoy. There are also many shopping malls, cafes and restaurants in this area so you can ensure your guests will be comfortable during their stay.

Acton

Acton is a suburb in the inner north of Canberra, close to the CBD. The area is home to many government departments and businesses. Acton is also close to popular tourist attractions like the National Gallery of Australia and the Australian National University.

QT Canberra is a hotel in Acton that would be perfect for your workshop. The hotel has function spaces that can accommodate up to 220 guests. It is also close to many shops, restaurants and cafes, making it an ideal venue for your event.

What should I look for in a Canberra conference venue?

When choosing a place to hold a workshop, you should first make a list of what you need out of the venue. This will make your search a lot easier. You can check out our "How to make a memorable corporate event" guide to help you. Also, consider the following things when looking for conference venues in Canberra:

Size of the group

What type of workshop are you holding? As different events and activities have different space requirements, make sure the venue has the capacity to accommodate what you will need. The venue should have enough space for all the attendees and for any activity you've got planned for the workshop.

Location

The venue's location is important for two reasons. First, it should be in a convenient location for all your attendees. Second, the location will affect the cost of hiring the venue. If you're holding a workshop that requires participants to travel, then you'll need to find a venue that's centrally located and easily accessible.

Flexible Space

If you're hosting a workshop, there's a good chance you'll need the function room to be flexible enough for you to break out into groups and rearrange tables and chairs.

Amenities

Besides size, look at the basic amenities you'll need such as toilets and parking. Ensure there's enough space for your group to move around, with room for breakout areas if needed. Think about your food and drink requirements too. Check if the place offers packages that include catering options, decor and accommodations. Be sure to check with your guests to see if the menu can accommodate dietary requirements.

Accessibility

Look for a venue that's accessible to your guests. You need to make sure they can come to the venue easily, comfortably and in time for the event. Look for venues that are close to transport facilities within walking distance, or at least have good public transportation links.

Discover excellent workshop and conference venues Canberra ACT has on offer

Hosting a workshop can be a stressful job. Finding the right venue alone can be difficult if you don't know where to look. VenueNow is your one-stop-shop for all kinds of venue hire for all your meetings and events in Canberra ACT 2601 and beyond. Get in contact with our team of event booking experts who are here to support your venue hire needs. Send us an enquiry today.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much do Canberra workshop venues cost?

Based on VenueNow's historic data, on average, Canberra workshop venues cost between 85 per hour and 120 per hour. For example, a 8 person workshop would cost approximately 680-960. Costs may differ based on your food and beverage requirements, AV requirements, event date and time and the type of venue you decide to book.

What are the top Canberra workshop venues?

Here are some of our favourite Canberra workshop venues: 1. Victory Offices 73 Northbourne Av 2. QT Canberra 3. Rydges Canberra 4. Hotel Realm 5. Crowne Plaza Canberra 6. Two24 Conferencing 7. Midnight Hotel Autograph Collection 8. Ovolo Nishi 9. Victory Offices 1 Constitution Place 10. Mantra on Northbourne

How do I find and book Canberra workshop venues?

Finding and booking a Canberra workshop venue is easy with VenueNow, simply follow these steps: 1. Enter Canberra as your location and workshop as your event type into VenueNow's search engine. 2. Narrow down your search results by entering more filters such as number of people, event date, room layout and budget. 3. Send enquiries to venues to request pricing and availability (we recommend sending 3-5 enquiries to different venues to ensure you get the best price). 4. Review your quotes and connect directly with your favourite venues to book a site visit and finalise your booking. 5. Host your event!

How far in advance should I book a Canberra workshop venue?

On average, VenueNow customers book a Canberra venue 90 days in advance of the event. For larger events and event dates in December we recommend allowing additional time as there may be limited availability.

Can VenueNow help me find a Canberra workshop venue?

We sure can! VenueNow's team of Venue Booking Experts can help you find the perfect venue, collect quotes from multiple venues on your behalf, negotiate the best price with venues and book venues, all for free. Simply send us your event brief and our team will be in contact with venue recommendations within 24-48 hours.

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