Stay on the Gold Coast

GCCEC is conveniently located within walking distance to thousands of accommodation options. Choose from five-star hotels, luxury resorts, apartments and motels, many of which are located beachside with breathtaking views. Wherever you stay along the coastline, you’ll find the famous Gold Coast nightlife and restaurant scene, happening right on your doorstep. Whatever your budget, it’s easy to find the perfect place where you can relax and soak up everything there is to love about Australia’s leisure capital.


The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre sits right in the heart of Broadbeach, the Gold Coast’s leisure and dining precinct.

Destination Gold Coast

That puts a huge range of accommodation options - more than 8,000 beds – within strolling distance, everything from beachfront hotels and serviced apartments to budget options.

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Just six minutes away via the G:link tram service is the iconic Surfers Paradise, with another multitude of coastal accommodation choices.

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GCCEC opens right onto Broadbeach’s chic dining strip – a hub of the Gold Coast’s best-reviewed cafes, bars and restaurants.

That means no matter what pace your guests want to move at, there’s a high-quality option within walking distance.

Gourmet burgers?

High-end gastronomy or Asian fusion?

Morning café catchup?

Local seafood?    


Broadbeach also offers a classy selection of bars to suit any gathering, from intimate bars for quiet drinks to luxe destinations with million-dollar fit-outs.

Don’t take our word for it, scan the style blogs and you’ll see Broadbeach’s after-dark options noted on all the right “10 coolest” lists.

Hmm, let’s go through this from the top… the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, top accommodation choices, and the Gold Coast’s best bars and dining – all within a stroll of each other.

Delegates or guests will be beyond thrilled when you tell them the Gold Coast is the destination for your next event.

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