8 Unique Corporate Event Venues Brisbane

by | Jul 29, 2022 | News


Looking for a unique corporate event venue in Brisbane? You’ve come to the right place! We don’t do boring, and neither does this line-up of distinctive function spaces in the River City. From intimate cellars and lovingly restored warehouses, to open-air rooftops and large activation sites, we’ve got something to suit your business needs. Check out our round-up of 8 of the best unique corporate event venues for 2022. You’re welcome.

1. Rooftop, The Calile Hotel

After a brief covid-induced hiatus, The Calile Hotel re-opened its’ doors in July 2020, better than ever. The five-star hotel got back to business, offering multiple event spaces catering for small-group meetings and poolside launches through to networking events and conventions. It’s their rooftop causing a stir though, boasting spectacular views of the nearby city and uniquely Brisbane outlook over the leafy suburb of New Farm. Complete with catering facilities and custom marquee, guests can bask in the warmth of sunset whilst indulging in a live gourmet experience. The Rooftop caters for up to 180 banquet or 250 cocktail style, and is perfect for corporate cocktail functions, sit-down dinners, and high-end launches.

2. Rose Room, Fortitude Valley

The Rose Room is the Valley’s newest blush pink wonderland, housed at the base of The Constance Hotel. The entrance is lined with rose gold champagne bottles, the walls are adorned with rose murals, and 144 dimmable Turkish lights hang gracefully from the ceiling. Café by day and function room by night, the opulent pink design allows for a variety of room setups. The Rose Room can accommodate 100 cocktail style, 52 on long tables, 36 seated u-shape, or 74 theatre style on ghost chairs. Babes in business is a thing, and we know the ladies love this instagrammable space! We envisage workshops, presentations, and product launches being popular corporate event choices with full audio visual capabilities on offer at the Rose Room.

3. The Workshop, Factory51

The Workshop is Factory51’s industrial chic function space. From an intimate group of 10 through to 200 stand-up, Factory51 accommodates corporate events from meetings and conferences to product launches and gala dinners. The sound engineered space will ensure no outside distractions or echoing, making it suitable for quiet meetings or loud music. Take advantage of the ceiling mounted projectors, electronic screen, wireless microphone, and surround sound system. Enjoy boutique beverages from the private marble bar and lovingly crafted Italian cuisine. With exposed red brick, a crystal chandelier, and polished concrete floors, Factory51 is a unique corporate event venue in Brisbane. Contact us today for a tour or to receive a customised quote!

4. Riverfront Event Space, Northshore 

The Northshore Riverfront Event Space is a 23,781m2 event and activation site, situated on 150m of absolute river frontage in Hamilton. Set against a stunning backdrop of priceless city views, the location is ideal for large-scale entertainment and exhibition show events. The fully fenced blank canvas is part of a cultural and entertainment destination unlike anything Brisbane has seen before. With endless possibilities, Riverfront Event Space needs only your imagination to dream up a corporate experience like no other. What’s more, the Brisbane Cruise Terminal, hotels, serviced apartments and Portside Wharf are all within 100m of the event space. 

5. Great Room, W Brisbane

We all love a pillarless room and this 595sqm space certainly lives up to its name! The Great Room is one of nine function venues on offer by the luxurious W Brisbane. The five-star hotel is located on the edge of the iconic Brisbane River, exuding cosmopolitan finesse and eclectic vibes. Accommodating up to 450 guests banquet style or 750 stand-up, Great Room can be divided into three individual spaces. Featuring the latest and greatest in audio-visual technology, statement lighting and LED walls make for captivating corporate presentations. Stay connected with fully adaptable event equipment and customised table-mapping technology. Great Room can be transformed to deliver any event from inspiring meetings to memorable charity functions.

6. Private Cellar, City Winery Brisbane

City Winery Brisbane is located in a converted Fortitude Valley warehouse, in the heart of the city. With private dining for 20-30 people through to stand up events for 200, City Winery Brisbane is a versatile space that can be configured for groups of all sizes. The Private Cellar is their intimate function space seating up to 22 people comfortably around a large central dining table. Of course it wouldn’t be a cellar without hundreds of bottles of wine surrounding your guests! City Winery Brisbane offers unique corporate event experiences by way of wine blending workshops, grape stomping, and cooking classes. Now that’s a team building exercise we can get onboard with!

7. Grand Balcony, The Greek Club

The Greek Club has been a staple in the Brisbane event scene since it first opened in 1975. Having a much-need makeover, the newly renovated space is Greek minimalism at its best. Think bright white exteriors balanced with warm brickwork accents and crisp greenery. The addition of the Grand Balcony adjoining the upstairs Ballroom means guests can enjoy sweeping views of Brisbane’s city skyline. With a capacity of 60-200 people, the Grand Balcony is ideal for sophisticated dinner events, swanky cocktail parties, and conference break-out activities. Delicious Greek cuisine, coupled with over 40 years’ event hosting experience, makes The Greek Club a premier unique corporate events venue in Brisbane.

8. Marquee 1, Brisbane Showgrounds

We finish off our corporate venues round-up at the historic Brisbane Showgrounds. Joining their array of halls, meeting rooms, boardrooms, Plaza, Concourse, and Foyer, is Marquee 1. A large 5500m2 undercover space located at the infamous Sideshow Alley, with standing space for 7380 guests. There’s no set up required for this permanent structure. Marquee 1 can be used with walls open or closed, giving it an indoor/outdoor feel, perfect for our warm Queensland climate. Marquee 1 is ideal for conventions, exhibitions, trade shows, markets, or one impressive corporate Christmas party. It’s easily accessible via Bowen Bridge Road and O’Connell Terrace, and located just a stone’s throw from the CBD.

If you’re looking to design an effective corporate experience, start by selecting the right venue. Unsure what other factors to consider? Check out our guide to choosing a corporate event venue.


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