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Turn your special occasion into an event by drawing on the expertise and local knowledge of your own onsite conference planner. With the capacity to host exhibitions, product launches and special events, the Marlborough Convention Centre offers a purpose built, specialist event space to cater to a wide range of requirements. This is complemented by an excellent food offering that the region is renowned for.

Facilities & services

Set in the heart of Marlborough at the top of the South Island, the Marlborough Convention Centre is convinently located in the centre of Blenheim. This flexible and functional venue is designed specifically for conferences, events, exhibitions and banquets. The Marlborough Convention Centre is a purpose-built, modern facility and is only a few minutes' walk from the CBD and major hotels.

The Marlborough Convention Centre offers:

  • Three large, multi-purpose spaces that can be opened to make one Grand Hall 
  • Capacity for up 350 people seated Banquet style
  • Spacious and versatile foyer with bar area
  • Onsite catering utilising local products
  • Professional, friendly, helpful and experienced team
  • Built in data projector and screen
  • In house sound system
  • Pillarless, carpeted spaces allow for flexible and versatile setup options
  • Light and temperature controlled by the centre’s smart in-house system

Marlborough Convention Centre has professional planners on hand to help guide you through the planning process and ensure your event is a resounding success. Our on-site, full time conference team make planning your event a breeze and will ensure it runs smoothly.

The Marlborough Convention Centre is only a short drive to the airport, wineries, the sounds and is surrounded by brilliant activities and attractions. Our team can also assist with booking any transportation and offsite activities you may like to experience during your time in the region.

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For more information about the venues facilities and services, download the Marlborough Convention Centre Conference Pack.