Event Services

Event Planning Services

All our customers have a dedicated event coordinator for their event. Your event coordinator will work closely with you to support the success of your event.

Their knowledge and expertise will provide you with advice on a range of operations including catering, technology, deliveries and room set ups just to name a few and will help to oversee the planning and delivery of your event. 

For detailed information on all operational aspects of holding your event at the Darwin Convention Centre, view our  Event Planning Guide

International Bid Support

The Darwin Convention Centre plays a key role in attracting international conventions to Darwin. We lead and manage international convention bids for the city, working closely with the Northern Territory Business Events and offer a range of services to local and national organisations wishing to bid for and host international and regional/Asia Pacific conferences in Darwin.

Bid Strategies

Tailoring bid strategies to ensure Darwin has an advantage over competing countries
Assisting with international decision makers

Research and Support

Securing support from key government, tourism and industry leaders
Providing case studies to showcase the success of previous conferences held in Darwin

Bid Presentation

Assist with preparation and presentation of bid document, materials and other activities
Lobbying and conference promotion

Site Inspections

Organise and host site visits for key national and international decision makers
Marketing activities to boost delegate attendance
A team approach to marketing on behalf of Darwin and the Top End to assist the host organisation and individuals to ensure maximum delegate numbers

Contact us to find out more



Darwin is home to a talented field of professional local companies that can support your organising committee with the planning and implementation of any aspect of your conference or special event at the Darwin Convention Centre.

From professional conference organisers and event management services companies, exhibition and furniture hire, technical services, signage and graphic design through to videographers, photographers, entertainment, Master of Ceremonies, accommodation, transport and touring options, our local Darwin suppliers have in-depth knowledge and extensive experience to assist with your event requirements.

Please refer to NT Business Events for a list of event related suppliers.

For an array of marketing material to inspire your delegates, speakers and sponsors, please download your NT Event Kit.

Please refer to Tourism Top End for accommodation and tourism related enquiries.


Tourism Top End (TTE) can deliver a BOOK NOW tile on your conference website which will link directly to a personalised page on the TTE website which offers a handy 'Ten Things To Do in Darwin'. These tiles can be supplied in any format or size as required and we can include the event logo. Alternatively these can be placed on your confirmation emails to delegates.

For more information contact Tourism Top End on 1300 138 886 or visit



Darwin Welcome DelegatesWith a vibrant, multicultural community made up of 60 nationalities, Darwin businesses and locals are ready to share their beautiful city with delegates and accompanying partners and family to ensure they have an enjoyable visit to the Top End.

The ‘Darwin Welcomes Delegates’ program is an extension of the city’s warm and genuine hospitality. This exciting joint initiative spearheaded by the Darwin Convention Centre, Northern Territory Business Events and Tourism Top End, showcases local businesses as informed and friendly hosts, offering insider knowledge and assistance to delegates to ensure a memorable visit to Darwin.

The ‘Darwin Welcomes Delegates’ program is one of the many benefits of hosting a business event at the Darwin Convention Centre. On arrival in Darwin, delegates will be able to enjoy a range of privileges and special offers, discounts or bonus gifts, which are available at a variety of participating retail outlets, restaurants, hotels and tourist attractions.

Tourism Top End will work with conference organisers to develop a personalised landing page that outlines all the participating businesses and their special offers, which can be distributed to delegates in advance of the conference. On arrival in Darwin, delegates will also receive a pass for their lanyard sleeve, which they present at the time of redemption. All participating business will display the 'Darwin Welcomes Delegates' decal in their shop window or on the counter, for easy identification by delegates. 

Visit Darwin Welcomes Delegates for more information, or call Tourism Top End on 1300 138 886 or visit

Download Darwin Delegates Decal

Helping People Achieve (HPA)

HPA is the only Australian Disability Enterprise in Darwin, providing supported employment to people with a disability since 1963. Ausdesigns (an Enterprise of HPA), designs and manufactures an amazing range of conference bags, lanyards, souvenirs and gifts made exclusively from local, Indigenous design fabrics right here in the Top End. They also supply work wear, embroidery, screen and digital printing all in house with a great range of ideas and options for any business.

 For all your conference needs please think of HPA, you’re not just purchasing quality products you are Helping some amazing individuals Achieve.  Check out the product range now.


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Plan an Event

The Darwin Convention Centre is a premier venue to host your next conference, meeting, function or exhibition.
Why not plan your event with us?

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