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

Plaza Ballroom

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.

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Plaza Auditorium

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 RoomsTheatre Maximum Maximum CapacityClassroom Maximum CapacityBanquet Maximum CapacityCocktail Maximum CapacityGross Metres²
Meeting Room P1*1609090150153
Meeting Room P2*1609090150149
Meeting Room P1 & P2*300195210300302
Meeting Room P3*1085460100103
Meeting Room P4*1085460100103
Meeting Room P5*1085460100103
Meeting Room P3 & P4*200120150200206
Meeting Room P4 & P5*200120150200206
Meeting Room P3, P4, P5*350195210340309
Plaza Terrace Room*10086306501100883
Plaza Ballroom*20001200138020001581
Plaza Gallery*200200350
Meeting Room P61307580110113
Meeting Room P71307580110113
Meeting Room P81307580110113
Meeting Room P6 & P7270160180240231
Meeting Room P7 & P8270160180240231
Meeting Room P6, P7, P8450260280350345
Meeting Room P916099100150143
Meeting Room P1015599100150143
Meeting Room P1116099100150143
Meeting Room P9 & P10330210220300286
Meeting Room P10 & P11330210190300286
Meeting Room P9, P10, P11570340350450430
Plaza Auditorium620

Important Notes

  1. Theatre and classroom capacities include staging for a speaker appropriate to the size of the room.
  2. 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

our BCEC team

Professional experience

From the first point of call to doors open, enjoy an unmatched depth of experience in planning, developing and delivering seamless, successful events.

BCEC IT TEAM

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.

BCEC Dietaries meal

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.

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