The centre was custom-built to meet all event needs. It is a smart building, adaptable to the most advanced technology and has been designed to provide unsurpassed conferencing and exhibition facilities and services. It is a unifying space, where people come together to interact, to learn and to exchange new ideas. The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is where you will experience the difference.
The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is the largest regional convention centre in Australia. It has been crafted as a central business force for the Gold Coast. It is a place that cultivates enterprise. It embodies the prestige and confidence of a destination that is the resort capital of Australia. The Centre is exclusive in size and is purpose designed and developed to ensure maximum flexibility and seamless flow in conferencing and meetings.
Below are some of the key features and services the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre offer:
- 6,000-tired seat Arena, divisible into 3 spaces
- 6,345 square metres exhibition hall, divisible into 4 halls
- 18 meeting rooms of varying size
- 10,000 square metres of total exhibition space across the ground floor
- 2,000 square metres of parklands and external space
- Picturesque foyers and terraces
- Natural light
- Green Globe Silver Accredited
- Dedicated onsite Box Office and Ticketek
- On-site audio visual team
- Cutting-edge wireless technology
- Over 1,400 undercover car parks
Dedicated organizers offices, registrations desk, exhibitor lounge, green rooms and support rooms. The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre has set a new benchmark for conferencing and meetings in Australia and is where you will experience the difference.
The GCCEC provides access to an on-site Parent's Room that is conveniently located on the ground floor of the building near the main entrance. Parents are provided with basic facilities and there is additionally a drop down nappy station located in the bathroom next door.
GCCEC Disability Features
The GCCEC is designed to ensure that people with a disability have equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from the Centre’s services and facilities.
Wheelchair access is available to all areas of the building, including wheelchair lift access from the car park where ample disability bays are located beside the elevator on the first basement level. Specially designed bathrooms are also located on all levels. In the Arena, wheelchair access seats are available in the cross-aisles which are designed with glass barriers for easy viewing. The Centre offers a height adjustable wheelchair lift for the Arena stage should this be required for events.
Public bathrooms and lift facilities throughout the Centre have Braille signs, and a mobile hearing augmentation system ensures clearer reception throughout the venue. Tactile warning indicators to stairs, ramps and other changing conditions comply with all laws governing safety.
Wheelchair hire is also available through the Centre. For further information regarding special requirements, please do not hesitate to contact the GCCEC.