Conference, Meetings & Trade Shows

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 banqueting offering 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 
  • Exhibition area for 50 trade booths
  • Capacity for up to 560 delegates theatre style and 350 guests banquet style
  • Spacious and versatile foyer with bar area
  • Catering on site meaning conferences, gala dinners and cocktail functions are all catered for with ease and flair
  • Professional, friendly, helpful and experienced team to assist with the planning, preparation and running of your event
  • Wireless internet throughout the centre
  • Sound, light and temperature controlled by the centre's smart in-house system
  • Accomodation booking assistance

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, ful time conference team make planning your event a breeze and will ensure it runs smoothly.

In additional we offer a unique service for booking and managing accomodation requirements for conference delegates from one central point. We have a dedicated person who secures rates and rooms for your group, making the accomodation sourcing and booking a streamlined process for the organiser.

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.