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Venues
9 available
Capacity
Max 600

Transform your corporate events into exceptional experiences at Rydges Geelong, where excellence is the norm. Our purpose-built venue, situated in the heart of Geelong Central Business District, is among the city’s largest conference and events facilities. Designed with state-of-the-art audiovisual technology and complimentary Wi-Fi, ensuring unparalleled connectivity for engaging experiences with clients, colleagues, and friends.

Our venues are capable of hosting multiple separate events, with plenary options for 15 to 600 delegates, flexible configurations and staging capabilities. Our pillarless neutral rooms, equipped with cutting-edge technology, create the perfect atmosphere for productivity. Conveniently adjacent to Rydges Geelong Hotel with 138 well-appointed rooms, and on-site parking facilities.

Events are elevated with refreshingly local menus to enhance all occasions. Indulge in healthy day delegate packages or feast on elegant banquets featuring local produce, paired with an Australian-led beverage list.

Elevate your corporate gatherings with Rydges Geelong. Contact us today at +61 3 5223 6250 or email [email protected] for a tailored proposal. 

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Let our dedicated and passionate team assist in making your meeting, presentation, workshop or corporate training a memorable one for all the right reasons –  state of the art audio visual technology, versatile event spaces & the most delicious local produce presented by attentive service.

For further information or to make an enquiry about your next meeting or event, please call (03) 5223 6250 or email [email protected]

Residential Conferences

Events by Rydges Geelong is the perfect venue for your next conference with 138 accommodation rooms, bar & restaurant facilities, workout space and outdoor solar heated swimming pool. For further information or to make an enquiry about your next conference or event, please call (03) 5223 6250 or email [email protected]

7 Venues

Capacities
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Room/space Area Ceiling height Capacity Banquet Theatre Classroom U-shape Boardroom Cocktail Cabaret
Rydges Geelong Events Centre
462 m2 4.5 m 600 330 400 215 150 130 600 231
Barwon
98.6 m2 4.5 m 140 90 100 60 40 45 140 63
Kardinia
128 m2 4.5 m 200 110 150 80 60 55 200 80
Otway
120.87 m2 3.7 m 160 100 130 65 50 45 160 70
Portside
78.4 m2 2.7 m 80 50 60 45 20 25 80 40
Starboard
38.4 m2 2.7 m 40 15 20 N/A N/A 15 40 N/A
Ms. Nautica
42 m2 N/A N/A 30 48 16 18 16 50 21
Rydges Geelong Events Centre
chair 400
man 600
Area: 462 m2
Max Capacity: 600
chair 400
man 600

The largest venue at GEC, The Wedding Centre features 556m2 of pillar-less floor space and a built in stage – creating the perfect dance floor. With an abundance of natural light from the retractable skylights, the space offers flexible setup options and modern furnishings throughout. The Wedding Centre features a private entrance from Myers St that opens up to a large foyer.

Barwon
chair 100
man 140
Area: 98.6 m2
Max Capacity: 140
chair 100
man 140

Barwon Room is accessible via Myers St and features a spacious reception area, idea for pre or post event drinks or catering breaks. Our venues all feature in-built audio visual, individually controlled climate control and retractable skylights. Barwon makes up one third of The Wedding Centre, and can be connected to adjoining rooms Kardinia and Otway to accommodate larger groups.

Kardinia
chair 150
man 200
Area: 128 m2
Max Capacity: 200
chair 150
man 200

Kardinia makes up one third of The Wedding Centre and is equipped with state of the art audio visual equipment, flexible configuration and provides access to the function foyer, ideal for pre or post event cocktails. This stylish venue boasts natural light from retractable skylights and can be combined with neighboring rooms Barwon and Otway to provide a larger space.

Otway
chair 130
man 160
Area: 120.87 m2
Max Capacity: 160
chair 130
man 160

Otway Room provides modern furnishings and state of the art audio visual with direct access to the onsite outdoor pool & spa, ideal for post event cocktails. The venue makes up one third of The Function Room can be connected with neighbouring rooms Kardinia and Barwon to accommodate larger groups or offer multiple break out rooms.

Portside
chair 60
man 80
Area: 78.4 m2
Max Capacity: 80
chair 60
man 80

Portside can be used separately or combined with adjoining room Starboard to offer a spacious room with an abundance of natural light. Portside is located within the Rydges Geelong Hotel with direct access from the hotel reception foyer. Fitted with state of the art audio visual and the flexibility to expand, making this space ideal for an intimate ceremony or reception.

Starboard
chair 20
man 40
Area: 38.4 m2
Max Capacity: 40
chair 20
man 40

Starboard can be used separately or combined with adjoining room Portside. Alone, this venue is the ideal space for a bridal party to reset and relax in between reception. Located within the Rydges Geelong Hotel, Starboard can be accessed directly from the hotel reception foyer.

Ms. Nautica
chair 48
man 50
Area: 42 m2
chair 48
man 50

Ms. Nautica is a stylish, versatile space featuring an abundance of natural light. Located within the Rydges Geelong Hotel, Ms. Nautica can be accessed directly from the hotel reception foyer. Flooded with natural light this private dining room is the ideal space to compliment your wedding celebrations.

'Booking events here are always seamless, Kerrie is fantastic to deal with, I have always come back here purely for the experience and excellent customer service Kerrie has, Lou is also very efficient and always gets back to me in a timely manner.'
'We thought it was a really successful event and feedback from the carers who attended has been very positive. The staff were amazing and nothing was too much trouble for them. We wanted to spoil the carers in attendance and your team certainly made them feel very spoilt!'
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  • 90 mins from Melbourne Airport
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