Spotlight on: Sharks Events Centre, Gold Coast


We catch up with the Sharks Event Centre team to find out more about the Gold Coast venue.

Located in the heart of Southport on Queensland’s Gold Coast, Sharks Events Centre is a leading conference and events facility known for its modern spaces and award-winning service.

The centre is designed for a wide range of events, and has the capacity for up to 1000 guests. What’s more, the venue sits alongside a 120-room Mantra hotel, offering delegates the ultimate convenience during their events.

Here, we catch up with the Sharks Event Centre team to find out more about the venue:

What are the venue highlights? 

What makes Sharks Events Centre so unique is that it’s a fully integrated entertainment precinct on the Gold Coast, providing delegates with accommodation, entertainment and variety of dining options to complement the conference.

We also have a large focus on conscious conferencing, providing sustainable conferencing solutions that draw on the health and wellbeing aspects of events.

The pillarless event spaces with 5.5-metre ceilings and natural light are also a highlight for event planners.

Sharks Event Centre also proudly hosts sell-out event The Annual Celebrity Sports Lunch, with more than 600 guests. In 2020, comedian Arj Barker will feature at the lunch – it’s set to be a showstopping event!

What is your sustainable conference package all about?

The Sustain. Health. Knowledge package is designed to provide delegates with fresh, healthy menu choices and a revitalising conference experience.

It aims to provide tips on life balance and encourage people to get fresh air, move their bodies while being environmentally mindful. It’s the perfect way to incorporate the beautiful Gold Coast location into your events.

Sustain. Health. Knowledge package includes:

  • On-demand barista coffee service
  • Refreshing morning tea and afternoon tea with the unique Ray of Light lunch
  • Meals in environmental boxes and served outdoors in the sunshine
  • 5-minute shoulder massages
  • Personal movement screen test
  • After-lunch 10-minute revitalisation session

The package also include complimentary meeting room set to your specifications, environmentally friendly conference amenities, pencils, sharpeners, recycled paper note pads, as well as a green apple for each delegate.

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What is one thing event planners might not know about the venue?

One thing planners might not know about our venue is that Sharks Events Centre is the third largest hotel events centre/ballroom on the Gold Coast!

Enquire about hosting an event at Sharks Event Centre here.

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