9 New Function Venues Coming to Brisbane in 2018 - Event Associates
9 New Function Venues Coming to Brisbane in 2018

9 New Function Venues Coming to Brisbane in 2018

Brisbane, so many exciting new venues are coming your way in 2018! Our river city is about to get a fresh dose of variety as several new luxury hotels open, plus an array of unique new venues, food truck parks, laneways, and more. We’ve saved you the trouble of researching, so get in early to secure your bookings at the hottest new venues coming to town!



 With remarkable views of the Story Bridge and city skyline, and an impressive portfolio of event spaces, Howard Smith Wharves is Brisbane’s ultimate venue for every kind of special event. The precinct features two unique indoor event spaces and unrivalled options for outdoor events, from rooftop terraces, pop up marquees and intimate private venues nestled amongst the cliffs. Howard Smith Wharves can cater for as little as 10 or as many as 1000 people at each event, with the core philosophy of showcasing the best of Queensland’s food and drink. With onsite parking and accommodation, the cutting-edge event spaces are perfect for any corporate or private event ranging from conferences, trade shows, meetings, gala dinners, Christmas parties, intimate corporate dinners, team-building events, weddings, social events and private celebrations. Howard Smith Wharves is now taking bookings for late 2018.



 Make it a momentous affair to remember when W Brisbane transforms your gathering from just something on the calendar to an invitation to inspire. Set the scene in one of our dynamic event spaces that total more than 1,100 square metres. Opt for the 595-square-metre pillarless Great Room, which can be divided into three venues. Or choose a versatile Studio Room with a balcony overlooking the Brisbane River. Flooded with natural daylight, the foyer allows a striking skyline view, and outdoor terraces are vibrant spaces for large cocktail receptions. W Brisbane opens March 15, 2018.



Located in the $600m Southpoint precinct, Emporium Hotel South Bank will set a spectacular new standard in exquisite boutique luxury accommodation and award-winning service. Ideally positioned at the southern entrance to Brisbane’s premier lifestyle precinct, Emporium Hotel South Bank provides exquisite style and convenience. Whether you are planning a residential conference, require an all-inclusive day delegate package, or hosting a gala ball or intimate cocktail event, our state of the art conferencing and event facilities can be tailored to suit any size requirement.


The Calile


The Calile will offer a luxury urban oasis above the bustling strip of James Street. A mix of ground floor boutiques and eateries will give way to a podium level designed to be a raised urban landscape – complete with pool, poolside cabanas, a poolside restaurant, day spa, fitness centre and business centre. The podium level will also house a divisible function room with capacity to host round-table banquets for up to 300 guests, while much needed basement parking will be provided for 220 vehicles. The Calile is due for completion in Spring 2018.


The New Greek Club


Brisbane’s iconic Greek Club is undergoing major renovations in 2018, with complete refurbishment of the ground floor and a new terrazzo stone top balcony bar. The Greek Club’s chic new ground-floor function space is ideal for smaller, more intimate weddings. With guests anywhere from 50-110, this room can be transformed into the ultimate fairy tale reception space. Indulge your guests with our fine modern Australian cuisine, before inviting them to dance the night away on our generous dance floor.  The addition of the Grand Balcony on our upper level is the perfect space to host mid-week corporate dinners. The New Greek Club will open its doors in mid-2018.


Welcome to Bowen HillsWELCOME TO BOWEN HILLS

If you are looking for a unique venue guaranteed to impress, the new food truck park Welcome to Bowen Hills offers a new permanent indoor/outdoor space dedicated to food trucks, in the Dairy Hall and Sugar Buildings, Bowen Hills. Licensed for 1000 people, the entire venue is available for hire, and a private gin bar caters for more intimate affairs. Expect rotating food stalls, an endless supply of international eats, and cocktails galore. WTBH opens at the end of February 2018.



Novotel Brisbane South Bank is currently under construction, set for completion in late 2018. In a prime position opposite the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, the new hotel will feature two meeting rooms, a restaurant and bar as well as on-site car parking. Stay tuned for further updates on this exciting new property!



The inspiring city centre location of The Westin Brisbane provides a spectacular setting for truly memorable events. Eight versatile function venues, including the Ballroom, total almost 700 square metres and can seamlessly accommodate intimate cocktail parties, sales conferences, annual meetings, and extravagant weddings. The exclusive spaces cater from 6-400 people, with the latest in AV technology. The Westin Brisbane opens November 5, 2018.


e'cco NewsteadE’CCO NEWSTEAD

e’cco Bistro’s new location is a multi-faceted function venue with a state of the art kitchen and contemporary function spaces. This is the perfect place to host your event in 2018, with spaces seating between 6-35 and up to 200 for exclusive venue hire. e’cco Newstead opens March 2, 2018.

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