Wellington Conference Venues | Meetings | Rydges Wellington


Hire a comedian. Get a magician. Rope in a palm reader. Or just have your next conference with us.  

Rydges Wellington offers guests the ideal event solution, centrally located downtown on Featherston Street. Our vicinity to the heart of the city, close to Shed 6, TSB Bank Arena, Westpac Stadium and Wellington Convention Centre, ensures guests will experience the vibrancy of the capital.

Our self-contained conference centre can cater for up to 230 conference guests. Everything you need is located on the one floor including five conference spaces, a dedicated catering kitchen and an on-site audio visual technician.

At Rydges Wellington, we pride ourselves on our professionalism, attention to detail and friendly service – it’s a great choice for your next event.

functions_wellington@rydges.com or ph: 04 498 3777

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Equipment & Support

Our Wellington venue hire offers state-of-the-art equipment and technical support for all your conference needs.

Our Rydges Wellington venue hire conference and events are supported by our in-house audio visual company AV Media. AV Media is based onsite 24/7 - leading the way in the latest technology, digital integration and technical conference support.

From electronic whiteboards, flipcharts to your state-of-the-art high lumen HDMI data projectors, AV Media can deliver seamless conferencing audio and visual support for your Wellington venue hire. High-impact, cost-effective solutions, and end-to-end technical support — it’s all at our Wellington hotel.


AV Media
From beginning to the end we'll look after you.

1. We work seamlessly with our venues to provide 24/7 service and technical support
2. We have competitive pricing
3. We provide state of the art technology
    - 3000, 4000 and 6000 lumen projectors
    - 120inch screens / wide screen projecton 16x9
    - Electronic whiteboards
4. We have advice to help you convey the message of your conference / meeting / event

Free Wifi

Planning your next meeting or conference? Rydges Wellington is delighted to now include FREE WI-FI for all events.

Whether you are looking for an intimate venue or hosting a large conference, Rydges dedicated professionals are ready to customise your next event.

functions_wellington@rydges.com or ph: 04 498 3777

Catering Options

The team at Rydges recognised an overwhelming demand from many of our clients for healthy options for break-out’s and lunches to refuel staff in order to get the most productivity out of their conferences. 

Food is something we take extreme pride in at Rydges, and as much as we as event organisers hate to agree, it is quite often the only thing that people are guaranteed to remember. Rest assured, we can confidently cater to Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Meat Free and all other dietary requirements that your heart desires ... without compromising on taste!

Please note that the menus below are samples only and change seasonally. We are also more than happy to work with you to customise your own menus. 

Sample Breakfast Menu

Sample Buffet Menu

Sample Canape Menu

Sample Morning & Afternoon Tea Menu

Sample Plated Menu

Sample Platter Menu

Sample Working Lunch Menu

Sample Ploughmans Lunch Menu

Rydges Wellington Meetings Facilities                 

  • Dedicated conference floor with floor to ceiling natural light
  • 5 conference rooms
  • 250 maximum capacity
  • 3 breakout spaces
  • In-built technology and Audio
  • Free WIFI Internet 
  • Onsite AV technician 24/7
  • 4 event managers

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Room/Space Area Ceiling
Square Metres Banquet Capacity Banquet With Dancefloor Cocktail Capacity Classroom Capacity Boardroom Capacity Theatre Capacity U-Shape Capacity
Grand Space n/a 2.8m 325m² 230 n/a 230 120 60 230 50
Pre-function Space n/a 2.8m 116m² N/A n/a 150 N/A N/A 80 N/A
Space 1 n/a 2.8m 59m² 40 n/a 60 29 20 40 22
Space 2 n/a 2.8m 54m² 40 n/a 50 20 20 40 22
Space 3 n/a 2.8m 62m² 40 n/a 70 30 20 50 25