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The Centre

World Class Venue

Located on the spectacular Darwin Harbour, the world class Darwin Convention Centre is an iconic landmark in the tropical harbour city of the Northern Territory.

Set within the lush tropical setting of the Darwin Waterfront Precinct, the Darwin Convention Centre is a stunning destination for local, national and international delegates to experience your convention or event.

Since opening in 2008, the Darwin Convention Centre has established a reputation as a modern, multi award winning Centre that consistently delivers outstanding customised event experiences, first class food and excellent personalised customer service.

With a range of multi-purpose and adaptable event spaces, the Centre is large enough to cater for conventions of 1,200 delegates, yet small enough to offer bespoke and unique event experiences. Regardless of size, the dedicated and experienced team of professionals at the Darwin Convention Centre will ensure your event is a special and memorable occasion for event attendees.

The Centre spans 22,900 square metres and offers a range of flexible event spaces including: an Auditorium with tiered seating for 1,200 delegates that can be divided into two equal spaces; four column-free halls with a total area of 4,000 square metres with capacity  for 225 exhibition booths, 2,740 delegates' banquet style or 3,660 delegates' theatre style; three top-level Waterfront Rooms that can cater for up to 560 delegates theatre style or 330 banquet style; and four meeting rooms that can accommodate up to 170 delegates. Light-filled foyers with harbour views and large outdoor spaces in a tropical setting are also utilised to provide a range of special event experiences in one location.

The Centre attracts organisations, associations and corporate businesses that are focussed on thought leadership, sharing innovative ideas, showcasing new and innovative products and services, while taking advantage of the more relaxed atmosphere to get the best out of their delegates. It is also ideal for local and regional businesses, concert promoters, event organiser and individuals who want to host a special event in Darwin's premier venue.

Choosing a special world-class venue like the Darwin Convention Centre adds a level of anticipation and excitement to a business event and gives people a unique taste of Australia’s Top End culture and experiences that they can’t get in other destinations.

Along with its close proximity to Asia, year round tropical climate, innovative business environment and cultural diversity, the Darwin Convention Centre is an ideal business events destination for dynamic organisations, associations and businesses to bring their staff and networks together for business and leisure.