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Brisbane Showgrounds


Why you'll love Brisbane Showgrounds

  • World-class and lifestyle precint
  • 1.5 kilometres from city CBD
  • Home to the Royal International Convention Centre

The Brisbane Showgrounds is a world-class events and lifestyle precinct located just 1.5km from Brisbane CBD and 15 minutes from Brisbane Airport.

It's home to the state-of-the-art Royal International Convention Centre, a four and a half star Rydges Hotel and vibrant King Street dining and retail hub.

Events come in all shapes and sizes, and in styles that vary as much as the companies and people organising them. The Brisbane Showgrounds comprises a unique range of venues and outdoor green spaces, suitable for a huge range of events.

Events are staged throughout the year at the sprawling venue, extending from music festivals to trade shows, sporting and cultural events to intimate private functions. The Brisbane Showgrounds is now home to Brisbane's newest convention centre which has fast gained a reputation for offering a personalised, boutique event experience, with exceptional menus offered by an internationally experienced team of chefs. Located on the fringe of the Brisbane CBD, the Brisbane Showgrounds offer versatility, flexibility and support from our team of dedicated and experienced professionals.

Brisbane Showgrounds Function Rooms

Large Scale Outdoor Event Space - Main Arena

Large Scale Outdoor Event Space - Main Arena

The magnificent open space of the Main Area invokes a sense of the spectacular. From music festivals and sports days to large scale dinners and expos, this space is one of the most well-known and historically significant spaces in Brisbane....

18000
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Elegant Outdoor Venue - Stockmans Rest

Elegant Outdoor Venue - Stockmans Rest

Easily the most picturesque outdoor venue The Stockman's Rest is one of Brisbane's best kept secrets. The garden area is bordered by six majestic fig trees, providing a shady backdrop for a relaxed daytime function; or a dramatic centrepiec...

300
600
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Stockmens Bar And Grill

Stockmens Bar And Grill

Take your event in a whole new direction and add some character, by holding it at Stockmen's Bar and Grill. With flexible indoor and outdoor areas on offer at the venue, it’s perfect for a party or wedding. The space also features kitchen f...

200
1000
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The Overlooking Governors Pavilion

The Overlooking Governors Pavilion

With its high ceiling windows, great views overlooking the Main Arena and adjustable lighting, the Governors Pavilion adds an intimate feel to your event. The tinted windows allow natural light to flood the room during daylight hours. A ful...

62
80
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The  Unique Range Expo Place 2

The Unique Range Expo Place 2

This venue is an open plan space for outdoor event space and can be booked privately as an event space.

1200
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The Unique Range Expo Place 1

The Unique Range Expo Place 1

This venue is an open plan space for outdoor event space and can be booked privately as an event space.

3914
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John Reid Pavilion

John Reid Pavilion

With its soaring ceilings and inspired architectural design, John Reid Pavilion provides a unique blank canvas for events of all sizes and themes. Event planners from a variety of industries have kept this versatile venue in high demand.

1477
2000
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The Marquee

The Marquee

Marquee 1 is a large undercover space located in Sideshow Alley. It’s a well-known music festival venue and is also perfect for exhibitions. The Marquee is easily accessible via Bowen Bridge Road and O'Connell

7380
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Royal ICC - Hall A, B & C

Royal ICC - Hall A, B & C

This International Convention Centre is a state-of-the-art convention centre located just 1.5km from Brisbane’s CBD and 15 minutes from Brisbane’s domestic and international airports. It’s the only convention centre in Australia that can o...

3176
3213
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The Magnificent and Classic Showring 2

The Magnificent and Classic Showring 2

Magnificent 100 year old fig trees line the perimeter of this picturesque venue, lending a classic feel to your event. Showring 2 provides plenty of open space, perfect for marquees, expos, music and corporate events.

5000
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 Carnival Attractions Sideshow Alley

Carnival Attractions Sideshow Alley

More than 100 years ago Sideshow Alley was home to carnival attractions. These days the area offers event planners a large and flat bitumen space limited only by the imagination. This venue can be booked privately as an event space.

14400
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The Flexible Open Outdoor Space - The Plaza

The Flexible Open Outdoor Space - The Plaza

The Plaza features 1,500m2 of flexible open space that can be utilised for outdoor exhibitions and functions. It’s also ideal for pre-dinner cocktails, before guests make their way inside the Royal International Convention Centre.

500
1400
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The Exhibition Building Space

The Exhibition Building Space

Everything you need for a well-organised event lies within the Exhibition Building. From the loading dock - accessed via Gregory Terrace for a trouble free set up - to the private organiser's office overlooking the exhibition area, this ven...

3176
4000
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Royal ICC - Hall A

Royal ICC - Hall A

Hall A can be combined with Hall B and C for a larger space. Key features include three flexible halls, seven meeting rooms and two boardrooms opening onto a 1,500 square metre open outdoor landscaped plaza; world class catering facilities...

660
850
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Royal ICC - Hall B

Royal ICC - Hall B

Hall B can be combined with Hall A and C for a larger space. Key features include three flexible halls, seven meeting rooms and two boardrooms opening onto a 1,500 square metre open outdoor landscaped plaza; world class catering facilities...

783
850
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Royal ICC - Hall A& B Combined

Royal ICC - Hall A& B Combined

Hall A^ B can be combined with Hall C for a larger space. Key features include three flexible halls, seven meeting rooms and two boardrooms opening onto a 1,500 square metre open outdoor landscaped plaza; world class catering facilities o...

1476
1700
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Royal ICC - Meeting Rooms 1-7

Royal ICC - Meeting Rooms 1-7

Key features include three flexible halls, seven meeting rooms and two boardrooms opening onto a 1,500 square metre open outdoor landscaped plaza; world class catering facilities offering contemporary Australian cuisine with global influenc...

105
90
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Royal ICC - 2 Meeting Rooms Combined

Royal ICC - 2 Meeting Rooms Combined

Key features include three flexible halls, seven meeting rooms and two boardrooms opening onto a 1,500 square metre open outdoor landscaped plaza; world class catering facilities offering contemporary Australian cuisine with global influenc...

210
180
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Royal ICC - 3 Meeting Rooms Combined

Royal ICC - 3 Meeting Rooms Combined

Key features include three flexible halls, seven meeting rooms and two boardrooms opening onto a 1,500 square metre open outdoor landscaped plaza; world class catering facilities offering contemporary Australian cuisine with global influenc...

270
270
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Royal ICC - Board Room 1 or 2

Royal ICC - Board Room 1 or 2

Key features include three flexible halls, seven meeting rooms and two boardrooms opening onto a 1,500 square metre open outdoor landscaped plaza; world class catering facilities offering contemporary Australian cuisine with global influenc...

10
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Royal ICC - Board Room 1 and 2 combined

Royal ICC - Board Room 1 and 2 combined

Key features include three flexible halls, seven meeting rooms and two boardrooms opening onto a 1,500 square metre open outdoor landscaped plaza; world class catering facilities offering contemporary Australian cuisine with global influenc...

20
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Royal ICC - Upper Foyer

Royal ICC - Upper Foyer

The versatile and spacious Upper Foyer can be used for delegate registrations, arrival refreshments, coffee breaks, stand-up luncheons and trade displays. Large amounts of natural light make this space pleasant and welcoming.

600
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Royal ICC - Upper Concourse

Royal ICC - Upper Concourse

The Upper Concourse provides direct access to Halls A and B as well as the seven Meeting Rooms and two Board Rooms. This space can be used for catering purposes and trade displays. It has natural light from skylights, making it pleasant and...

680
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