Conferences and Meetings

The Marlborough Convention Centre was designed with flexibility in mind. Modern, moveable spaces will transform plenary sessions into intimate breakouts, board meetings or spectacular evening event spaces with ease. This coupled with a tailor-made catering offerings that makes the most of the region's exceptional produce will bring together all of the ingredients for a standout event.

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 to 560 delegates theatre style and 250 delegates cabaret and classroom style
  • Exhibition area for up to 100 trade booths
  • Spacious and versatile foyer with bar area
  • Onsite catering utilising local products
  • Professional, friendly, helpful and experienced team
  • Wireless internet throughout
  • Built in data projectors and screens
  • In house sound system
  • Pillarless, carpeted spaces allow for flexible and versatile set-up options
  • Light and temperature controlled by the venues 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 Marlborough 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.

To take a 3D of our venue and to view our capacities chart click here

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