Spacious in design, the Sunshine Convention Centre is perfect for large-scale exhibitions, trade shows and forums.

It features seminar rooms, a tiered auditorium, a dining room and a large foyer suitable for catering breaks.

The centre is centrally located between the Melbourne CBD and Melbourne Airport, with easy access from the Western Ring Road.

There is plenty of metered parking available on site. Public transport is close by and Albion train station is 10 to 15 minutes' walk away.

Floor plan & seating

The Sunshine Convention Centre offers approximately 508m2 of meeting space.

It boasts the following spaces:

  • a tiered auditorium with seating for 200 people, with a stage and integrated AV (audio visual) system
  • seminar rooms which can accommodate up to 75 guests in workgroups
  • a dining room which seats up to 20 guests in a U-shape arrangement
  • small rooms to use as a meeting space or as breakout rooms.

The foyer is primarily used as a catering space to the auditorium, seminar and dining rooms, and can also be booked for cocktail parties.

The numbers below reflect comfortable seating arrangements per room, not the maximum seating capacity.

  Cabaret Workgroups U-shape Boardroom Theatre Dining Cocktail
               
Auditorium NA NA NA NA 200 NA NA
Foyer 120 NA NA NA NA 150 250
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2* 65 60 40 40 120 80 110
Seminar Rooms 1, 2 & 3* 80 70 NA NA 140 100 130
Dining Rooms 1 & 2* 40 40 25 30 60 50 90
Syndicate Rooms 3 & 4* 40 35 25 30 55 50 80
Syndicate Rooms 1 & 2* 25 15 15 20 35 30 40

Rooms marked with * have bi-fold walls, and can be split into breakout rooms if required.

Room hire

The rates below are based on Monday to Friday bookings between 9am and 5pm. They allow 30 minutes for bump in and 30 minutes for bump out.

Additional charges for extending beyond the booked time are $100 per hour. Weekend and public holiday rates are available on request.

Space hired Half-day rate
(0-4 Hrs)
Full-day rate
(4-8 Hrs)
Entire Venue $1890 $3060
Auditorium $700 $1140
Seminar Rooms 1 & 2 $400 $650
Seminar Rooms 1, 2 & 3 $440 $730
Dining Rooms 1 & 2 $370 $500
Syndicate Rooms 1 & 2 $230 $360
Syndicate Rooms 3 & 4 $340 $450

Audio visual facilities

We have a range of AV (audio visual) equipment available to enhance your event, including:

  • microphones
  • speakers
  • projector
  • electronic whiteboard.

If your requirements exceed what we offer in-house, we can externally source equipment. Please ask us for further details.

AV lectern package (incl. lectern, microphone, screen, data projector, MicPro Audio System) $60 $80
Laptop $20 $30
Whiteboard One complimentary, additional $15 each One complimentary, additional $15 each
Flipchart with butcher paper & markers $20 $30

Location & parking

Parking is available on campus. See more information about parking your car.

Address

Gate 1, 460 Ballarat Road
Sunshine, VIC 3020

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Contact us

Sunshine Convention Centre, Sunshine Campus

Phone: +61 3 9919 7100
Fax: +61 3 9919 7199
Email: [email protected]