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Venues & Events

The Conference and Events Centre located next to Rydges Southbank Townsville is ideal for hosting any events including weddings, receptions and banquets or galas in addition to business meetings, conferences, trade shows and conventions.

The Conference and Events Centre offers complimentary Wi-Fi and parking.

Speak with our friendly team who are here and excited to assist you with every planning detail.  Impress your delegates with our central location, close to Townsville CBD 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 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.

Rydges Southbank Townsville and Southbank Conference and Event 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.

To book your next Townsville meeting or event, please contact our Conference & Events team using the instant quote/enquiry form or email our Sales Executive Raewyn Dooley at [email protected]


Conference & Events Package 2021


Overnight accommodation is available for your Townsville conference and events at our hotel in our stylish rooms.  Complete 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.

Why choose us:
  • Convention Centre
  • Direct access from Palmer Street (no walking through the hotel & finding the right floor)
  • Events and Sales Team with a combined 30 years of industry knowledge & experience
  • Flexibility in packages
  • A range of flexible event catering options
  • Flexible spaces with various options for setup
  • Spacious breakout areas with natural light
  • Exclusive accommodation rates for delegates
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