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Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre

The Gold Coast is home to some of Australia’s most beautiful beaches and year-round sunshine. It is truly a unique place to do business away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolis. 

The award-winning facilities of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) make the Gold Coast the perfect place to mix business and pleasure.

Concert at the Convention Centre
The AUD$167 million venue offers the flexibility of catering for 10 to 6,000 people, specialising in all events from small meetings and gatherings to corporate and association conferences, national and international incentives, banquets, exhibitions, concerts and sporting and special events.

On-site multi-award-winning catering supported by state of the art technology and culinary expertise makes for an unforgettable experience for the taste buds.

The Centre is located within walking distance of more than 3,000 Broadbeach accommodation rooms, the surf beach and the chic Broadbeach precinct featuring more than 100 restaurants and cafés, so finding a nearby place to eat, play and sleep is never hard. The Centre is also conveniently linked via an undercover walkway to The Star Gold Coast, the Gold Coast’s award-winning hotel-casino complex.

Entertainment at the Convention Centre

The Centre is synonymous with entertainment on the Gold Coast, attracting a diverse mix of entertainers and events including big acts such as Powderfinger, Pink, Mariah Carey, numerous sporting events including the netball and basketball in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, as well as an extensive list of corporate and industry conferences. Catch the Supernova Pop Culture Convention, World Travel Expo, the Lifeline Bookfest, and plenty more conventions and expos to cater to all tastes.

An industry-leading venue located within one of Australia’s most attractive tourist destinations. Where else would you book your next event but at GCCEC?

Quick Facts About The GCCEC

  • The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is located 18.3km from Coolangatta airport, 3.5km from Surfers Paradise and walking distance from more than 3,000 accommodation rooms and the beach.
  • The venue features a 6,000 seated arena, 4 exhibition halls and 22 meeting rooms, as well as naturally lit spaces ideal for cocktail party-style setups.
  • Centre highlights include onsite Box Office and Ticketek, award-winning cuisine, in-house audio visual services, marketing and public relations support and professional event management.
  • The Centre is purpose designed to cater for a wide variety of events ranging from 10 to 6,000 people. Small meetings, seminars and banquets are welcome.
  • Australia's largest regional centre, the GCCEC offers total wireless technology capable of sustaining up to 3,000 concurrent users, enabling delegates and visitors to log on to email and the internet from wherever they are in the venue.
  • The GCCEC is a benchmark sustainable venue and the first convention centre worldwide to be awarded EarthCheck Platinum Certification recognising the venue's commitment to operating at the world’s highest environmental standards for 10 years.

More Information

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
Cnr Gold Coast Highway and TE Peters Drive,
Broadbeach QLD AUSTRALIA 4218

Phone: +61 7 5504 4000
See what's on at GCCEC

Images courtesy Tourism & Events Queensland, Tourism Australia, Destination Gold Coast & Getty Images


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