The Plaza Level with its sky lit atrium is where BCEC on Grey and BCEC on Merivale connect. This key level features an expansive natural lit foyer, a 630-seat auditorium, the signature Plaza Ballroom and multi-purpose meetings and event spaces to suit events of every size. Plaza Level affords the opportunity for conferences to truly ‘own’ their event space.
Event spaces available for hire
The Centre’s signature gala event and function space. Spacious light filled foyer and concourse allow for pre-dinner cocktails, breakouts or trade displays. The Plaza Ballroom is equipped with the latest in event production and presentation technology.
The Art Gallery located on Plaza level is a unique and intimate event space within a private art gallery. Home to prized collection of Australian indigenous art, the Plaza Gallery is ideal for VIP events, dinner parties and cocktails for up to 160 guests.
A 620 tiered seat auditorium ideal for medium sized conferences, seminars, speakers, theatre, cultural and comedy performances.
Plaza Terrace Room
For banquets, cocktails and meetings with a terrace area and spacious foyer and concourse for breakouts and pre dinner or pre lunch cocktails.
Meeting Rooms P1 – P11
Multi purpose meeting rooms of varying capacities for smaller and medium sized events, equipped with audio visual technology.
|Plaza level Rooms||Theatre Maximum Maximum Capacity||Classroom Maximum Capacity||Banquet Maximum Capacity||Cocktail Maximum Capacity||Gross Metres²|
|Meeting Room P1*||160||90||90||150||153|
|Meeting Room P2*||160||90||90||150||149|
|Meeting Room P1 & P2*||300||195||210||300||302|
|Meeting Room P3*||108||54||60||100||103|
|Meeting Room P4*||108||54||60||100||103|
|Meeting Room P5*||108||54||60||100||103|
|Meeting Room P3 & P4*||200||120||150||200||206|
|Meeting Room P4 & P5*||200||120||150||200||206|
|Meeting Room P3, P4, P5*||350||195||210||340||309|
|Plaza Terrace Room*||1008||630||650||1100||883|
|Meeting Room P6||130||75||80||110||113|
|Meeting Room P7||130||75||80||110||113|
|Meeting Room P8||130||75||80||110||113|
|Meeting Room P6 & P7||270||160||180||240||231|
|Meeting Room P7 & P8||270||160||180||240||231|
|Meeting Room P6, P7, P8||450||260||280||350||345|
|Meeting Room P9||160||99||100||150||143|
|Meeting Room P10||155||99||100||150||143|
|Meeting Room P11||160||99||100||150||143|
|Meeting Room P9 & P10||330||210||220||300||286|
|Meeting Room P10 & P11||330||210||190||300||286|
|Meeting Room P9, P10, P11||570||340||350||450||430|
- Theatre and classroom capacities include staging for a speaker appropriate to the size of the room.
- Banquet and cocktail capacities are the comfortable maximums for each room. Staging and/or dance floors have not been incorporated and will reduce these capacities.
*BCEC on Merivale Street
Enjoy the BCEC Advantages
From the first point of call to doors open, enjoy an unmatched depth of experience in planning, developing and delivering seamless, successful events.
Best in class AV & IT
80+ dedicated audio, visual and production specialists turn complex technology into immersive environments, so you can deliver a sensational event experience.
World's best catering & dining
What truly sets BCEC apart is our Food & Beverage. Internationally rated the World's Best in delivering a catering experience unlike any conference venue.