Special Events

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 any special event. 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:

  • Dining for 30 to 350 people
  • Exhibition area for 50 trade booths
  • Spacious and versatile foyer with bar area
  • Catering on site meaning special events, 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
  • Sound and lighting 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 special event is a resounding success. Our on-site, full time 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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