Gala Dinners and Cocktails

Searching for a venue for your gala dinner or ball, cocktail function, awards night, graduation ceremony or school formal on the Gold Coast? GCCEC can create an event that’s as wildly extravagant as your imagination or as intimate and elegant as a relaxing wind-down over cocktails and canapés.

Executive Chef Garry Kindred and his award-winning team can tailor a menu to complement your theme or choose from our five-star food and beverage packages.

GCCEC’s inhouse teams will work in harmony to amplify the mood and get your party started. From staging and entertainment with state-of-the-art light and sound, personalised theming with table decorations and centrepieces, to a menu that fits perfectly with your crowd, leave it to the experts.

Key:
W/S = With Stage  N/S = No Stage  N/S/D = No Stage or Dancefloor
pax = Person  m2 = Metre Squared


Arena 1

Arena 1
Theatre (W/S)
2500 people
Classroom (W/S)
580 people
Exhibition Booths (3m2)
55 booths
Banquet (N/S/D)
700 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
900 people
  • Suitable for 2500 delegates auditorium-style
  • Custom-designed technology solutions and support
  • Free Wifi for browsing, up to 3000 users
  • Multipurpose room with adjustable walls and retractable seating to allow a flat floor space for dinners, cocktail parties and exhibitions
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Arena 1
Arena 1A and Arena 1B

Arena 1A and Arena 1B

Arena 1A and Arena 1B
Theatre (W/S)
1250 people
Classroom (W/S)
291 people
Banquet (N/S/D)
330 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
450 people
  • Plenary suitable for 1250 delegates auditorium-style
  • Custom-designed technology solutions and support
  • Free Wifi for browsing, up to 3000 users
  • Multipurpose room with adjustable walls and retractable seating to allow flat floor space for dinners, cocktail parties and exhibitions
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Full Arena

Full Arena
Theatre (W/S)
6020 people
Classroom (W/S)
1620 people
Boardroom
157 people
Exhibition Booths (3m2)
120 booths
Banquet (N/S/D)
1640 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
2600 people
  • Suitable for 6020 delegates auditorium-style
  • Custom-designed technology and support
  • Free Wifi for browsing, up to 3000 users
  • Multipurpose room with adjustable walls and retractable seating allowing a flat floor space for banquet dinners and exhibitions.
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Full Arena
Arena 2

Arena 2

Arena 2
Theatre (W/S)
3500 people
Classroom (W/S)
930 people
Exhibition Booths (3m2)
70 booths
Banquet (N/S/D)
1020 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
1280 people
  • Suitable for 3500 delegates auditorium-style
  • Custom-designed technology solutions and support
  • Free Wifi for browsing, up to 3000 users
  • Multipurpose room with adjustable walls and retractable seating to allow a flat floor space for dinners, cocktail parties and exhibitions.
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Central Rooms

Central Rooms
Theatre (W/S)
1360 people
Classroom (W/S)
714 people
Exhibition Booths (3m2)
55 booths
Banquet (N/S/D)
800 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
1070 people
  • Suitable for 1360 delegates theatre-style
  • Custom-designed technology and support
  • Free Wifi for browsing, up to 3000 users
  • Also suitable for banquet dinners up to 500 guests and 50 exhibition booths
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Central Rooms
Central Room A

Central Room A

Central Room A
Theatre (W/S)
750 people
Classroom (W/S)
378 people
Exhibition Booths (3m2)
30 booths
Banquet (N/S/D)
340 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
550 people
  • Suitable for 750 delegates theatre-style
  • Custom-designed technology and support
  • Free Wifi for browsing, up to 3000 users
  • Also suitable for banquet dinners for 340 and 30 exhibition booths
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Central Room B or C

Central Room B or C
Theatre (W/S)
290 people
Classroom (W/S)
147 people
Exhibition Booths (3m2)
12 booths
Banquet (N/S/D)
160 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
260 people
  • Each suitable for 290 theatre-style
  • Custom-designed technology and support
  • Free Wifi for browsing up to 3000 users
  • Also suitable for banquet dinners up to 160 guests
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Central Room B or C
Halls 1 to 4

Halls 1 to 4

Halls 1 to 4
Exhibition Booths (3m2)
330 booths
Banquet (N/S/D)
4600 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
6245 people
  • Suitable for exhibitions for 50 to 330 trade booths
  • Custom-designed technology solutions and support
  • Free Wifi for browsing, up to 3000 users
  • Multipurpose room with walls that can be adjusted to suit the size of your exhibition
  • Retractable seating to allow for a flat floor space for theatre-style plenary and banquet dinners
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Halls 1 and 2

Halls 1 and 2
Classroom (W/S)
2080 people
Exhibition Booths (3m2)
170 booths
Banquet (N/S/D)
2390 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
3270 people
  • Suitable for dinners of 2390 or cocktail functions for up to 3270 people
  • Custom-designed technology and support
  • Free Wi-Fi and browsing, up to 3000 users
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Halls 1 and 2
Halls 3 and 4

Halls 3 and 4

Halls 3 and 4
Classroom (W/S)
1920 people
Exhibition Booths (3m2)
156 booths
Banquet (N/S/D)
2210 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
3000 people
  • Suitable for dinners of 2210 or cocktail functions for up to 3000 people
  • Custom-designed technology and support
  • Free Wi-Fi and browsing, up to 3000 users
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Meeting Rooms 5, 6, 7 or 8

Meeting Rooms 5 to 8
Theatre (W/S)
200 people
Classroom (W/S)
102 people
U Shape
41 people
Boardroom
30 people
Banquet (N/S/D)
120 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
160 people
  • Each suitable for 200 delegates theatre-style
  • Custom-designed technology and support
  • Free Wifi for browsing, up to 3000 users
  • Adjustable walls allow for flexibility of space for larger plenary sessions or breakout rooms
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Meeting Rooms 5 to 8
Foyers E and F

Foyers E and F

Foyers E and F
Banquet (N/S/D)
400 people
Cocktail (1pax/1m2)
1000 people
  • Suitable for dinners up to 400 people and cocktail functions for 1000
  • Natural light
  • City and river views
  • LED coloured lighting
  • Custom-designed technology and support
  • Free Wifi for browsing, up to 3000 users
  • Also suitable for small hospitality areas
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