Located on the edge of the city’s vibrant CBD sits Melbourne & Olympic Parks, Australia's premier sporting and entertainment hub. The precinct is notably acclaimed for hosting the Australian Open and Melbourne’s most celebrated national and international, sports and entertainment events. Welcoming around 600 events per year and attracting more than 2.5 million people, Melbourne & Olympic Parks comprises of Rod Laver Arena, John Cain Arena, Margaret Court Arena and AAMI Park at Melbourne Park.
Set against the magnificent backdrop of the city skyline, the unrivalled location is situated between Melbourne’s CBD, the Botanic Gardens and Richmond, bound by the Yarra River. Comprising around 40 hectares, as the name suggests, it joins together the exceptionally unique premises of Melbourne Park and Olympic Park.
Rod Laver Arena
Shining Brightly as Centre Court, Rod Laver Arena has recently revealed a new entrance and food and beverage facilities as part of the Melbourne Park Redevelopment. Spread across 3 levels, the venue houses unique function spaces including a rooftop terrace with incredible views of the Precinct, the MCG and Richmond. Rod Laver Arena is connected to CENTREPIECE via a Central Piazza, making this venue the perfect location for a cocktail party or dinner after your conference. Why not treat your guests to a ‘money cant buy experience’ and book a private tour in Rod Laver Arena that will give your guests a sneak peek into the artist rooms and champions walk.
John Cain Arena
Stage your next premier event at Melbourne’s home of indoor sports, John Cain Arena. Purpose built as a cycling velodrome and boasting the largest floor space at Melbourne & Olympic Parks, this venue can be configured in almost any format, allowing you to transform the arena for your specific event requirements. From an elaborate gala dinner for up to 1,600 guests, to a plenary session for up to 8,500 guests, John Cain Arena is both versatile and unique, offering you the ultimate blank canvas.
Host your next event at the home of rectangular sports in Melbourne. The Olympic Park rooms invite the outside in, with floor to ceiling windows that overlook the playing pitch. Expand your event further and host a cocktail party on the third floor of the stadium. This space is designed with a central bar and uncompromised views of either the Melbourne CBD or Richmond, endless possibilities await. Bespoke options can be arranged to take advantage of the concourse, green spaces or even the athletes changing rooms, for a truly memorable event experience.