Perth, Australia Meeting Planning Overview
With endless sandy beaches, crystal blue skies, a laidback attitude, and excellent meeting and conference facilities, Perth is the ideal place to combine work with pleasure. The metropolitan region has accessible transportation links amid its integrated bus, rail, and ferry system, many of which are free. Guests arriving by air are welcomed by the rapidly growing Perth Airport.
Just a 20-minute drive from the airport, Perth's major meetings venue, the Perth Convention Exhibition Centre, finds a home next to the majestic Swan River in the heart of Perth's central business district. Capable of hosting 5,000 delegates, the three levels of this stunning venue boast glass-fronted reception foyers overlooking the river and the city beyond. World-class facilities include six exhibition pavilions, the 2,500-seat tiered Riverside Theatre, 12 meeting rooms, and the 1,560-capacity BelleVue Ballrooms.
With its delicious eateries, lively bars, and entertaining attractions, Perth is sure to make visitors long for some free time to explore the attractions that wait outside the meeting room. Why not bring the fun to attendees by hosting a meeting at a museum, concert hall, or zoo? For a venue worth its weight in gold, Perth Mint offers a number of function rooms and outdoor settings. Groups can hold a meeting at the 1,731-seat auditorium in the majestic Perth Concert Hall, or gather for a function or teambuilding exercise at the fun Perth Zoo, among many other unique venues. Groups can also gather over a meal at such fantastic restaurants as the revolving C Restaurant in the heart of the city center, an elegant space that boasts amazing views of of the city and Swan River.