Productive meetings and memorable weddings flourish at our Rydges Southbank Convention Centre and Hotel

The Townsville function rooms of our Convention Centre, next to Rydges Southbank Townsville are ideal for hosting weddings, receptions and banquets, in addition to business meetings, conferences, trade shows and conventions.


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Our friendly team are available to assist you with every planning detail and your guests will appreciate our proximity to Townsville central business district and Townsville Airport plus a variety of local attractions including Reef HQ, Museum of Tropical Queensland, Cotters Markets, and The Strand. From your base at Rydges Southbank Townsville on lively Palmer Street explore tropical North Queensland from the Billabong Sanctuary to picturesque Magnetic Island.

Our Townsville function rooms offer flexible spaces and modern equipment in a stylish setting. We will meet your needs from executive board meetings of 7 people up to conferences and cocktail parties of 500 in our Grand Ballroom with FREE WI-FI throughout the venue. The cross-cube buffet stations are a work of art for any conference lunch or buffet. The functional pieces comprise of stunning glass and polished steel frames which help reinforce the dining experience offered for all our Townsville events.

Rydges Southbank Townsville and Southbank Convention Centre’s team of seasoned professionals are ready to ensure all of our Townsville events go off without a hitch and are productive. Our team is happy to assist with all aspects of your event, from catering to decorations, and tailor any package to suit your needs and budget.

Overnight accommodation is available for your Townsville events at our hotel in our stylish rooms with FREE WI-FI throughout the hotel and Rydges Dream Beds for the best nights sleep. Guests will appreciate the modern amenities, 24-hour reception, pool and spa, and on-site parking. Join us in the Southbank Bar & Grill and sample the best of local Queensland produce or relax with colleagues for coffee or an ice-cold drink.

Here are a few of the amenities you and your attendees will enjoy when you book with us:

  • Flexible space with various options for setup
  • Event catering available
  • Spacious breakout areas
  • Theming and entertainment available upon request
  • Pre and post conference activities
  • Personalised menus
  • Pads, pens, mints and ice water on tables
  • Natural light
  • FREE WI-FI access
  • Additional audio and visual equipment and presentation aids available upon request

To book your next Townsville function contact our friendly team on [email protected]


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