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Does the Centre organise any of its own events?
The Centre does not organise the events that take place in the venue. For information and contact details for specific event organisers, please visit the
' section of this website.
What events are happening at the moment? How do I find details for an event at the Centre?
Please visit the
section of this website for up to date information about events taking place at the Centre.
How do I get to the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre?
The Centre can be accessed by monorail, lightrail, road or sea. To find out how to get to the Centre please visit the
'How to get to the Centre'
section of the website.
What car parking is available at the Centre?
The Exhibition Centre
is located under the exhibition halls and provides easy access to the venue and Darling Harbour.
Does the Centre have a cloakroom facility to leave personal property?
Yes, the main Information Desk located on the ground level of Convention Centre Bayside has a cloakroom facility for delegates. An additional Information Desk can also be found on Level 1 of Convention Centre Parkside, however this only operates when events are scheduled.
I would like to work at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. How do I apply for a job?
Available positions are advertised on this website under '
Who is the Chief Executive of the Centre?
Ton van Amerongen has held the position of Chief Executive at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre since 1994.
Are there any ATM facilities within the Centre?
Yes, there is a Westpac ATM located in the Exhibition Hall foyer. There are also multiple ATM facilities in Darling Harbour just moments from the Centre.
I have noticed outstanding artworks displayed in the Centre. Who is the artist?
The Convention Centre houses an amazing collection of contemporary Australian Art. In 1988, when the Centre opened, distinguished artists were commissioned to create artworks that respond in some way to Sydney, its foreshores and its harbour. The result is a magnificent collection that includes outstanding expressionist imagery by artists such as John Olsen, Charles Blackman, Lloyd Rees, Tim Storrier, John Firth-Smith, Ken Done and Sandra Leveson, with the most notable piece of work being Brett Whiteley's "Sydney Harbour". The pieces sit beside stunning works by renowned Aboriginal artists Ronnie Tjampitjinpa, Charlie Tjapangati and Long Jack Phillipus Tjakamarra.
I would like to hold a small meeting. Do you have space appropriate for my needs?
The Centre caters for small meetings as well as large conventions and exhibitions. Convention Centre Bayside Level 2 is a self-contained event space, perfect for seminars and corporate meetings for 100 to 400 people, offering superb views of Darling Harbour and the city skyline. Research our small meeting rooms in
Does the Centre hold site inspections for student groups?
Yes, the Centre can host prearranged site inspections for groups of up to 15 students. Due to business levels in the Centre site inspections must be organised at least four weeks prior to the date of inspection. Please contact Human Recourses at the Centre on
to discuss booking a site inspection, including details on subjects the students are studying, what areas/information about the Centre would be most beneficial and to ensure that a Centre representative is assigned to your group.
I would like to hold an event at the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, what do I do?
Please contact us! You can register your interest online by visiting the 'Request for Proposal' page on this website, or you can call one of our sales staff on +61 2 9282 5000.
What is the maximum capacity for a conference at the Centre?
The Centre has hosted events for more than 9,000 delegates.
How much exhibition space is available at the Centre?
There is over 30,000 square metres of exhibition space within the Centre, including 6 interconnecting halls.
What facilities and services are available for conferences and exhibitions?
The Centre is dedicated to providing professional and specialist facilities and services to ensure the success of your event. From Event Management expertise to audio visual services and catering, the Centre is able to meet your needs. For more information on the facilities and services at the Centre explore our website or contact our sales department on +61 2 9282 5000.
I would like to hold a small meeting. Do you have a space appropriate to my needs?
The Centre caters for small meetings as well as large conventions and exhibitions. Convention Centre Bayside Level 2 is a self-contained event space, perfect for seminars and corporate meetings for 100 to 400 people, offering superb views of Darling Harbour and the city skyline.
What accommodation is available for delegates?
Sydney has more than 17,000 hotel rooms to choose from, from budget to 5-star options. Many of these world-class hotels are located in and around Darling Harbour, within walking distance of the Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre. Please refer to the
Explore our Location
section of this website for further information.
How many exhibition halls does the Centre have?
The Centre has six exhibition halls.
is the perfect place for a coffee, afternoon tea or your lunch break.
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