Located less than a 10-minute walk from the Gold Coast’s alluring golden beaches, the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is a premier destination for some of Australia’s biggest showcases. The venue can host up to 6,000 people within its 10,000 square kilometres of exhibition space and has won numerous industry awards, including the 2010 Meetings and Business Tourism Category at the Qantas Australian Tourism Awards.
Check out the jam-packed calendar to see what upcoming events coincide with your visit to the Gold Coast. Along with conventions, conferences and exhibitions, the centre hosts live concerts and sports. Previous performances include Human Nature, 2Cellos and David Byrne.
You can also visit during one of the special events, which range from pet expos to Melbourne Cup celebrations and Christmas festivities. The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre also offers gourmet food and wine service headed by Executive Chef Garry Kindred, 22 various-sized meeting rooms and 2,000 square metres of surrounding parkland.
The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is next to the Broadbeach North light rail and bus stations. It’s about 19 kilometres from the Gold Coast Airport and just over one hour’s drive from Brisbane. There are more than 1,400 undercover car parks on site.