Function Rooms | Meetings & Events | Rydges Brisbane


Our Brisbane function & conference rooms are stylish and modern 

Following a $12 million refurbishment Rydges South Bank Brisbane boasts some of Brisbane’s most sophisticated, state-of-the-art meeting with natural lighting and conference facilities that can accommodate up to 600 guests.

Delegates will appreciate complimentary secure high-speed WI-FI access in all function rooms. The facility for direct internet connection (50MB) is also available, as well as access to a Business Centre where last-minute details can be taken care of.

Our award winning staff can help plan flexible menus, catering to a range of dietary requirements for your attendees, and customise packages to suit any meeting planner’s budget. 

As a meeting venue, Rydges Southbank Brisbane is in a location convenient to some of the city’s premier shopping, dining, entertainment and transportation venues.The professional staff at our Brisbane function rooms can help plan flexible menus to please all attendees as well as customise packages to fit any meeting planner’s budget. 

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Let Our Award Winning Team Make Your Next Event Extra Special

Events are extra special when held at Rydges South Bank Brisbane. Our unique Brisbane function rooms are perfect for a range of special events including weddings, school formals, corporate gala dinners, product launches and more.

With sweeping views of the Brisbane skyline and river, our Level 12 Rooftop is the ideal setting for Brisbane events that command attention. The space can accommodate 250 people banquet style or up to 300 guests in a cocktail setting.

The Podium Level Function & Events Centre boasts the ability to host up to 600 guests cocktail style or up to 450 guests banquet style.

Your guests can make the most of their time here with an overnight stay at Rydges South Bank. The hotel features two restaurants, pool, gymnasium, sauna and spa and our Concierge are a wealth of information on things to see and do in the area. 

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Two Stunning Venues For Your Brisbane Wedding

It’s time to take Brisbane weddings to the next level, and that’s what Rydges South Bank Brisbane plans to do. Be spoiled for choice with two stunning wedding venues under the same roof.

Rydges South Bank is home to the opulent Podium function room and the Level 12 Rooftop with panoramic 270 degree views of the Brisbane city skyline.

Our dedicated wedding planner will help find the space that is perfect for you and your budget, and make planning your big day a breeze. Enquire about our wedding packages

Hayley will be delighted to assist should you require help with any finishing touches. We have a list of preferred Brisbane wedding suppliers we could recommend for theming, musicians, hire cars and more. 

Deluxe accommodation options are available for all guests attending our Brisbane wedding venues.

Check out our Pinterest Weddings board for inspiration.  

Planning a bridal shower? Bacchus and the Soleil Pool Bar are a popular choices with brides-to-be.

Enjoy high tea in the elegant surrounds of the Bacchus restaurant, or celebrate with champagne and cocktails in the glamorous setting of the Soleil Pool Bar.


Meetings & Events

Stylish, State-Of-The-Art Meeting and Function Rooms

Rydges South Bank has a variety of conference facilities and function spaces that are perfect for accomodating everything from discrete boardroom meetings to trade shows, and gala events for up to 1,000 guests.

Our function rooms can be set up in a number of configurations to meet your exact needs making it one of Brisbane’s most popular event venues.

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  • Direct internal access to the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre
  • Podium Level meeting and conference facilities caters to groups of 30 to 600 people
  • Level 12 Rooftop boasts panoramic views of the Brisbane city skyline and river. Accommodates up to 300 people for cocktail events and 250 people for banquets
  • All event spaces feature natural light and adjacent outdoor terraces
  • Free WI-FI
  • Podium Rooms fitted with state-of-the-art audio-visual technology with iPad controls
  • Two private boardrooms - Executive Boardroom and Podium 5
  • Business Centre facilities available in the Lobby


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Room/Space Area Ceiling
Square Metres Banquet Capacity Cabaret Room Cocktail Capacity Classroom Capacity Boardroom Capacity Theatre Capacity U-Shape Capacity
Podium 1-4 n/a 3.5m 580m² 380 304 600 200 n/a 500 n/a
Podium 1 n/a 3.5m 155m² 80 64 160 50 30 145 35
Podium 2 n/a 3.5m 138.50m² 80 64 140 50 35 145 40
Podium 3 n/a 3.5m 140.50m² 80 64 150 50 40 140 50
Podium 4 n/a 3.5m 147m² 80 64 150 50 40 140 50
Podium 1 & 2 n/a 3.5m 293.5m² 150 120 300 99 n/a 285 n/a
Podium 3 & 4 n/a 3.5m 287.5m² 160 128 300 117 n/a 270 n/a
Podium 5 n/a 3.5m 64m² n/a n/a n/a n/a 16 n/a n/a
Executive Boardroom n/a 2.8m n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a 14 n/a n/a
Level 12 n/a 2.65m 400m² 300 n/a 300 n/a n/a n/a n/a
Level 12 North n/a 2.65m 150m² 80 64 100 60 25 100 35
Level 12 South n/a 2.65m 100m² 60 48 70 40 20 70 30