Parramatta has an extensive range of venues for hire within close proximity to the CBD and major transport hubs.
The City welcomes thousands of conference and event-goers every week with its central location make it an excellent alternative to the Sydney CBD for large corporate functions, expos, weddings, meetings and major events.
Check out some of the amazing venues available for booking to host your next conference.
Bankwest Stadium has ten internal spaces and nine external exhibition areas.
Featuring multi-purpose function rooms with soundproof moveable walls, five star in house catering as well as function rooms that boast natural light. You'll also get behind the scenes access. There are over 500 onsite parking spaces and the venue is within close proximity to bus, train and rivercat. Located next to the World Heritage-listed Parramatta Park and external precinct areas.
Club Parramatta features six event rooms ranging in size from 10 person capacity to 400 person capacity.
First class catering is also available, and use of the bowling greens can be arranged for team building or social activities where required.
Elizabeth Farm provides a marvellous setting for business events, cocktail parties, dinners and wedding ceremonies.
The dining and drawing rooms are perfect for elegant, intimate dinner parties while pre-dinner drinks can be served on the sandstone verandah and the lawns. The original fireplaces are operational and the rooms accommodate up to 20 guests.
Holiday Inn Parramatta
The Holiday Inn Parramatta features seven function/meeting rooms boasting abundant natural light with broadband high speed internet access and can accommodate up to 170 guests/delegates.
It can host a range of functions from corporate conferences/trainings, weddings, birthdays, ceremonies, formals, dinners etc.
Holiday Inn's dedicated events team will tailor a package to suit your requirements and needs and will ensure your event goes off without a hitch.
Lachlans and Old Government House
Old Government House is Australia's oldest public building and offers a full range of venue hire.
The beautiful backdrop is ideal for wedding parties while the courtyard makes for an excellent cocktail reception location. All catering is provided by on-site caterer Lachlans Restaurant.
Mantra Parramatta Hotel
Mantra Parramatta Hotel boasts exceptional function and conference facilities and is the ideal venue for company meetings, seminars and private events.
With three main meeting rooms, representing a choice of Gold, Silver and Bronze rooms, Mantra Parramatta offers business travellers the choice of booking rooms separately or combined to host conferences for up to 200 delegates. For special occasions, including weddings, choose a cocktail party for up to 200 guests or a seated banquet for up to 150 guests.
Alternatively, the hotel also has one boardroom accommodating up to 8 people for more intimate meetings. Mantra Parramatta can cater for functions large and small.
Mercure Sydney Hotel
Mercure Sydney Parramatta caters for business, boutique, conference or leisure visits.
The venue offers three large rooms that can allow for up to 50, 100 or 150 guests. The spacious and comfortable space also features catering by award winning M Restaurant that includes alfresco dining in the warmer months, delicious buffet breakfasts and hearty dinners.
Nesuto Parramatta Apartment Hotel
Nesuto Parramatta is ideally located on the fringe of Parramatta's central business district, directly opposite the Rosehill Gardens’ Racecourse and 15 minutes from the world-renowned Sydney Olympic Park. Nesuto Parramatta offers a range of flexible options for all your conferencing and function needs with three flexible function rooms, all with natural light, high speed WiFi internet access, AV equipment, various catering options and well-priced function packages.
Offering a variety of fully self-contained apartments, Nesuto Parramatta also offers exclusive recreation facilities with an outdoor heated swimming pool, spa and gymnasium, secure undercover parking (charges apply), high speed WiFi and Exacta Restaurant and Bar.
The Novotel Sydney Parramatta boasts 11 state of the art versatile conference rooms, including a large pillarless ballroom for up to 550 delegates.
From the intimate Boardroom to the expansive pillarless Lennox Ballroom, this impressive Sydney hotel has conference facilities to suit all types of events.
ParkRoyal Sydney Parramatta
ParkRoyal Sydney Parramatta offers ample parking facilities and ease of access to Parramatta's main retail, entertainment and business precinct. A variety of venues and state-of-the-art facilities can deliver intimate spaces to a full-fledged conference venue or a company celebration.
Parramatta City Motel
Parramatta City Motel is conveniently located right next door to Westfield Shopping Centre. The function rooms boast scenic views over Parramatta and offer delicious on-site catering.
Riverside Theatres boasts state-of-the-art production facilities and a ‘total event’ management team including backstage and technical crew, front-of-house and hospitality staff. A choice of venues and services to suit every need. This venue is also leadership in the arts when it comes to access inclusion.
The award-winning Rosehill Gardens offers a wide selection of versatile indoor and outdoor areas which can be designed to meet any request.
Offering a contemporary suite of spaces, Sydney’s prestigious racecourse has the ability to cater a diverse range of events from intimate meetings to large scale lifestyle exhibitions, trade shows, product launches, weddings, corporate events and outdoor festivals.
Rydges Parramatta boasts 13 conference/event venues catering from 2 - 400 guests.
Rydges Parramatta's mezzanine level is exclusive to conferences and functions with convenient access to hotel lifts, accommodation rooms, bars and restaurants. Rydges Parramatta also offers the service of your own Conference Concierge and in-house Audio Visual Company.
Skye Hotel Suites
Skye Hotel Suites is situated in the heart of Parramatta CBD with stunning views, high-design and three elegant function rooms that can be combined into one venue to accommodate larger conferences. Fully tailored service is available via a dedicated meeting planner. At the end of the day, a visit to the rooftop bar on level 26, Nick & Nora's is a must-do.
Sydney Olympic Park
From intimate groups of 10 to a convention for 21,000, Sydney Olympic Park venues offer adaptable function spaces, suitable for training, meetings, seminars, conferences and conventions. The venues offer separate breakout rooms, options for using both natural light or blackout and equipped with state of the art audio-visual infrastructure and in-house technicians.
Toongabbie Sports Club
Toongabbie Sports Club is an affordable, local venue that can cater for meetings and functions, including seated dinners for up to 200 or smaller more intimate gathering as small as 30. Once you have booked your function, each room has its own large 70″ LCD screen perfect for presentations, direct from your USB or laptop.
Uniting Venues North Parramatta
Only a short distance from Parramatta’s CBD, Uniting Venues North Parramatta provides a refreshing change in natural park-like grounds. This is an ideal venue for your next group function, planning meeting or team building day with modern conference facilities and accommodation.
Waterview - Bicentennial Park
Waterview is a boutique conference centre within the picturesque setting of Bicentennial Park within Sydney Olympic Park precinct. The venue is purpose-built for day conferences, conventions, exhibitions, business events, product launches, gala dinners, cocktail celebrations and corporate events and can be hired in part or its entirety. It accommodates groups from 144 to 912 in seated banquet style however many other styles are available (eg cocktail) and offers complimentary onsite parking, onsite commercial kitchen facilities, Executive Chef, kitchen and venue operations team as well as state of the art audio-visual equipment and service. Call (02) 9764 9900 for bookings.
Western Sydney University - Parramatta Campus
Western Sydney University offers an extensive range of modern facilities, with venue space available for events from 10 up to 1000 people. The broad range of facilities and services are suitable for a variety of activities including performing arts events.
175 One Hotel
Whether you are looking to host a petite breakfast meeting for 10 or a large 80 person all-day seminar, 175 One Hotel has space for you. Featuring 144m² of conference space, 175 has the technology you require and its perfect location makes it the right choice for your next event.
Specialist Heritage Venues
Old Government House
This elegant Georgian mansion with stunning interiors, one of the nation’s most important historic houses, is set in 200 acres of parkland on the Parramatta River. Old Government House was built by 1816 and is the oldest surviving public building in Australia, set within Parramatta Park with sweeping views of Parramatta River. The beautiful stately home is not only considered an Australian treasure but is now also on the World Heritage List. Old Government House was home to the first ten colonial governors and now holds one of the nations' most outstanding collections of Australian colonial furniture.
Philip Ruddock V Heritage Archaeology Display Centre
Private function, event, school and educational group bookings available at this fascinating heritage centre. The museum houses evidence of Parramatta’s foundations as a penal settlement, or ‘Gaol Town’ in 1790.
Whitlam Institute at the Female Orphan School (Western Sydney University)
Private group guided tours can be booked in to visit Whitlam Institute at the Female Orphan School, so your guests can experience the oldest three-storey structure in Australia, built-in 1813 to shelter the colony's young girls from the depravity of Sydney Town. This is a great add on to any function or conference held at Western Sydney University.