Melbourne Business School About Us Conferences and Venue Hire

Conferences and Venue Hire

Make the most of our versatile spaces to meet, connect, exchange ideas and relax.

Conferences and Venue Hire

As the University of Melbourne’s graduate school in business and economics, Melbourne Business School is where some of the world’s brightest minds come together to learn, connect and share ideas.

As the University of Melbourne’s graduate school in business and economics, Melbourne Business School is where some of the world’s brightest minds come together to learn, connect and share ideas.

Located in Carlton, just five minutes from the Melbourne CBD, our campus is the ideal venue for important business meetings, conferences, workshops, learning and evelopment programs and corporate events.

We offer a range of exceptional services including catering, from casual to fine-dining options, lunches, regular refreshments and the hire of our versatile lecture theatres and meeting spaces equipped with state-of-the-art AV and multimedia equipment.

Additional catering options include open-air barbecues, intimate cocktail parties and private dinners. It’s the perfect environment for a productive and unforgettable event.

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Meeting Rooms & Venues

Make the most of our versatile spaces to meet, connect, exchange ideas and relax.

Our attentive staff and superb facilities will ensure your event is a great success.

Our day package includes:

  • Hire of a main meeting room, equipped with modern audio and computer technology, as well as presentation aids, such as electronic whiteboard, data projector and flipcharts
  • Arrival, morning and afternoon refreshments
  • Gourmet sandwich, casual grazing style, or seated hot buffet lunch
  • Delegate pads, pens, name badges and tent cards
  • Conference stationery
  • Dedicated Conference Manager
  • Accommodation, breakfast and dinner available upon request.

Your personal Conference Manager

Your personal Conference Manager will assist with all aspects of your meeting, providing complete peace of mind before, during and after your event.

Melbourne Business School - Conferences and Events Room Configurations

Flat-room Configurations and Capacities

  Theatre Classroom Single Clusters Double Clusters U-shape Boardroom Open Boardroom
Theatre 101 Theatre70 Classroom38 Single Clusters45 Double Clusters42 U-shape29 Boardroom30 Open Boardroom38
Theatre 105 Theatre81 Classroom34 Single Clusters45 Double Clusters42 U-shape30 Boardroom40 Open Boardroom40
Murra Theatre Theatre50 Classroom36 Single Clusters44 Double Clusters32 U-shape26 Boardroom32 Open Boardroom40
Grattan Theatre Theatre85 Classroom42 Single Clusters50 Double Clusters48 U-shape29 Boardroom36 Open Boardroom44
Mill Flat Theatre Theatre70 Classroom48 Single Clusters50 Double Clusters48 U-shape30 Boardroom36 Open Boardroom42
Pelham Theatre106 Classroom45 Single Clusters65 Double Clusters54 U-shape36 Boardroom30 Open Boardroom40
Bouverie Theatre60 Classroom30 Single Clusters40 Double Clusters30 U-shape26 Boardroom20 Open Boardroom36
Leicester Theatre25 Classroom15 Single Clusters20 Double Clusters18 U-shape15 Boardroom14 Open Boardroom20

We also have 27 small syndicate/breakout rooms, accommodating 5–10 people each.

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Melbourne Business School Murra Theatre
Melbourne Business School Kearney Boardroom
Melbourne Business School Syndicate Room


Melbourne Business School - Conferences and Events Catering

Fine-dining Options

In addition to a buffet or gourmet sandwich lunch as part of our conference packages, we also offer other costeffective catering options, built around seasonal menus, such as working lunches, courtyard barbecues, cocktail parties or private dinners.

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Melbourne Business School Hub

Melbourne Business School Hub and Courtyard

The Latest Technology

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Outfitted with the latest audio-visual equipment, our spaces are perfect for your next event.

With the flexibility to turn any in-person event into a hybrid event, our six Harvard-style tiered theatres are fully integrated with Zoom and Teams. Using lapel and ceiling microphones, anyone in the room can speak with crystal clear sound quality on the receiving end, while remote participants can be displayed on various screens around the room.

Participants can see both presenters and audience in high definition, with two adjustable Pan-Tilt-Zoom cameras, perfect for Q&A or Town Hall sessions.

Looking for more flexibility?

Our Flat Floor spaces can now also be used for hybrid delivery, supporting all our room configurations.

Participants can see both presenters and audience with two adjustable Pan-Tilt-Zoom cameras, as well as hear everything in the room with wireless handheld and lapel presenter microphones, and wireless table microphones. We support all major videoconferencing options, including Zoom and Teams.

All meeting spaces come with an on-site, on-call technician, with dedicated event technicians available for extra peace of mind.

Accommodation and Residential Packages

Our residential options include a modern, comfortable bedroom, breakfast and dinner.

Each of our 41 cosy bedrooms feature an ensuite bathroom, television, complimentary modem access points, radio alarm clock, individual heating and cooling, complimentary toiletries. Rooms with disability facilities are also available.

Conferences and Venue Hire Enquiry

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