Pick The Right Venue For Your Next Corporate Event
Think outside the box: unique venues
When you've got a theme in mind but the venue that would match it perfectly is unavailable and/or unaffordable, it's time to consider getting looking for, and booking unique venues that meet your particular theme.
There are some amazing alternative venue locations available for your corporate event if you're willing to think a little laterally, and to travel outside the capital cities, too.
Unique venues and locations
Swallowfield Vineyard, Gembrook, VIC
Just an hour from Melbourne is this family-owned Yarra Valley vineyard, offering you beach, rustic, and garden theme-matching with its two lakes, pine forest, rolling fields and the vineyard, as well as the winery, with up to 100 guests for a sit-down event. They even have an in-house stylist, Danielle from Wild Heart Events.
Driving distance from Melbourne CBD: Approximately 65km.
Kidogo Arthouse, Fremantle, WA
Built in 1884, the limestone building on the edge of the Indian Ocean has been a kerosene storehouse, warehouse and a shipwright's shed. It became a potter's studio in 1975 and was launched as a unique venue space in 2012. Hire this for your beach, rustic or vintage theme event if you have up to 90 people seated, 130 for cocktails.
Driving distance from Perth CBD: Approximately 20km.
Babalou, Kingscliff, NSW
When you don't want sand in your toes but you want a knockout glamorous, beach corporate event, check out the revamped venue Babalou on top of Kingscliff Hotel. Its floor-to-ceiling windows, hardwood floors, stylish decor and festoon lighting tick so many theme "boxes". Perfect if you're having up to 140 guests.
Driving distance from Brisbane CBD: Approximately 115km; from Coolangatta Airport: approximately 17km
Maleny Manor, Maleny, QLD
This beautiful Sunshine Coast hinterland venue is a destination location in its own right and with the stunning landscape, a wonderful garden venue. Much-loved by wedding planners, it's the right venue if you want to create a festival-themed boho style corporate event too. Even better? It includes six accommodation suites too, making it easier for VIP guest to stay the night.
Driving distance from Brisbane CBD: Approximately 90km; from Sunshine Coast Airport: approximately 45km
Uraidla & Summertown Show Society Hall, Uraidla, SA
This 24-metre long x 12-metre heritage hall, 20 minutes from the Adelaide Hills, offers you an incredible blank space for up to 220 guests to decorate any way you wish. The white walls, exposed rafters and large barn-style doors do hint at it being perfect for a rustic or vintage affair.
Driving distance from Adelaide CBD: Approximately 18km
Complement your theme with these out-of-the-box locations
|Corporate event theme||Typical theme location||Unique theme location|
|Beach||Beach, sailing club, surf club, yacht club, marina||
Lake, harbour island, aquarium, yacht, boat-building yard
|Destination||Italian, French, Chinese restaurant etc||
Airport, hangar, shipping terminal
|Garden||Garden, park, courtyard||
Orchard, roof-top garden, lavender field, olive grove
|Glamour||Five-star hotel function room||
Art gallery, state library, city hall, penthouse
|Rustic||Barn, farm, old pub||
Shearing shed, underground wine cellar, factory, distillery, dairy
|Vintage||Historical estate||Museum, church, convicts quarters|