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Conference rooms – Australia and New Zealand

Our conference venues provide a dedicated and professional space for discerning clients who value a business environment without the distractions that come with multi-purpose venues.


Meeting Rooms – Australia and New Zealand

Our flexible and comfortable meeting rooms provide privacy, technology and services to make your next business meeting a success.


Function rooms – Australia and New Zealand

Plan your next function with peace of mind. Our function venues provide a range of layouts and audio/visual and catering options to meet any business requirement.


Mediation rooms – Australia and New Zealand

Our comfortable and discreet mediation rooms provide a private and secure environment for successful mediation.


Hybrid Conference – The Best of Both Worlds

Work and collaborate better with our in house Logitech Conferencing technology.




Customize your event to perfection with our adaptable offerings at Karstens venues. We cater to your specific needs, providing a variety of flexible seating arrangements, audio/visual setups, and gourmet catering choices to match your event’s unique requirements.
Understanding that plans can change, we offer the flexibility to adjust your booking to a smaller or larger room, accommodating any changes in the number of attendees as your event date approaches*. Experience the ease of personalization and adaptability with Karstens, where your event’s success is our priority.


Comfort and space

Discover the ideal setting for productivity and relaxation at Karstens venues, where each room is bathed in natural daylight, creating a warm and inviting atmosphere. Our spaces are designed for comfort, featuring cozy breakout areas perfect for unwinding and networking.
Stay connected with complimentary Wi-Fi access, and enhance your experience with our premium offerings, including Nespresso coffee and a variety of exquisite teas. Karstens venues are tailored to provide an environment that is both refreshing and conducive to professional interactions, ensuring a memorable and enjoyable experience for all guests.


In-house catering

We prioritize exceptional culinary experiences, emphasizing the importance of quality in every dish we serve. Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our in-house catering, where we provide a diverse selection of healthy menu options. Indulge in the finest ingredients and expertly crafted meals, tailored to elevate any event with a touch of sophistication and flavor.
Choose us for a catering experience that truly values quality, offering a delectable range of choices to satisfy discerning palates.


Central CBD locations with on-site parking

Discover the perfect meeting spot in the city’s centre with our strategically located venues, nestled in the bustling heart of the CBD. Surrounded by a vibrant array of hotels, cafes, restaurants, and shopping options, our locations provide the ultimate convenience. Additionally, each venue boasts easy access to public transportation, ensuring a hassle-free experience for attendees.
We also provide the benefit of ample on-site or nearby parking facilities, guaranteeing a smooth arrival and departure for all your guests. Choose our centrally positioned venues for effortless access and exceptional convenience.


Fully renovated, modern and high-tech

Experience state-of-the-art event spaces at our venues, designed with modernity and executive needs in mind. Each room is outfitted with the latest technology, ensuring a seamless and productive experience.
Enjoy the comfort of ergonomic chairs designed for eight-hour use, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, and ultra-fast fibre optic internet connections.
Our facilities also offer advanced hybrid conferencing options in every room, available upon request. Elevate your meetings and events with our cutting-edge infrastructure and superior amenities.


Dedicated point of contact

Enhance your event planning experience in Australia and New Zealand with our exclusive Conference Coordinator service, available for all your bookings. Our dedicated coordinator is committed to ensuring that every aspect of your event runs smoothly, from beginning to end. Simplify the process of re booking or organizing a road show with our effortless coordination.
We can replicate your previous event or schedule the same event across all Karstens venues, making it easy to maintain consistency and quality in every location. Trust our expert coordination for a stress-free and successful event planning experience.


Easy booking process

Say goodbye to the hassle of dealing with lengthy Terms and Conditions forms. With our streamlined process, confirming your event is now as simple as clicking a link. Included with your quote, you’ll find a straightforward confirmation form. Just fill it out, and your event is instantly confirmed.
This efficient, user-friendly approach saves you time and effort, allowing you to focus on the finer details of your event. Embrace the ease and convenience of our modern booking system, designed to make your event planning experience smoother than ever.


No deposit needed

Experience the convenience of hassle-free bookings with Karstens, where we stand out from other venues by not requiring a deposit for bookings under $5,000.00. This unique approach eliminates the need for multiple payments and streamlines the approval process, saving you valuable time and effort.
With Karstens, there’s no need to worry about organizing payments before your event. We simplify your experience by invoicing you only after the event concludes, allowing you to focus on planning and enjoying your event without the upfront financial hassle of organizing pre-payments. Choose Karstens for a seamless, efficient event booking process.

Explore Our Venues

Karstens Melbourne

Extending over five spacious floors, Karstens Melbourne is one of Australia’s most impressive and refined business venues.

Karstens Sydney

Located in the iconic Quay West building in Sydney’s historic The Rocks, Karstens Sydney is minutes from Wynyard and Circular Quay Stations and provides a modern sun-lit space with Opera House views.

Karstens Brisbane

Centrally located in Brisbane’s CBD and elevated on Level 24, Karstens Brisbane provides a contemporary space with expansive views of Brisbane and its surroundings.

Karstens Perth

A brand new venue adjacent to Brookfield place in the heart of Perth CBD. Located at 111 St. Georges Terrace this is the latest addition to the family of Karstens venues.

Karstens Auckland

Located in one of Auckland’s premium office precincts, Karstens Auckland is a modern and elegant space equipped with the latest technology.

Karstens Perth
Based on 227 reviews
Wow, what a venue. Did a 5 day course at this location. Food and service was next level. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly. Highly recommend using this facility.
The venue was immaculate and classy. The food served was fresh and delicious. The teaching room was fully set up and had all that was required to run any class smoothly. Front of house staff (Sonnie) was exceptionally helpful and available. Would recommend this venue for any teaching/conference needs.
Karstens Sydney is a great place to conduct graduation ceremony, Excellent work by the venue team, Samual and Norra. Team goes beyond with their expectations. Elegant space, clean, modern and easy access to the transportation and parking. Thank you from the VIT team.
Attended this conference centre during an event management course over a week. Catering was excellent every day and had great range of choices. Staff are always lovely and happy to help. Facilities are very clean, comfortable and appealing. Great venue and I highly recommend them!
Nice venue, clean and well appointed. Staff very professional. Food great. A little bit of noise from neighbouring room but not overly distracting.
Phil and Sam were excellent in ensuring connectivity, webinar, and sound was perfect for our event, even though it didn’t start til after 5pm. Venue perfect, and staff were fab! Thanks.
Amazing venue with a great selection of options for catering
Loved the venue, great layout for private meetings/conferences. Food was amazing, staff were very helpful and friendly. PERFECT
We chose this meeting venue not only because of the location but also the fact that we had some potential security issues. The venue manager Tanya was awesome in helping us coordinate over the meeting duration the attendees and also security. Nothing was too difficult and made my job so much easier. It’s a really nice venue and the food is surprisingly good (for this type of thing). We liked it so much, we have booked it again.
Thank you guys for such a great venue with second to none customer service from Tania, Chloe and the crew. We had quite a few last minute adjustments and were handled with the upmost professionalism.
Absolutely loved my experience at Karstens Conference House. The layout of the space was perfect for large group sessions and kept in a clean, tidy and minimalist manner. The facilities and IT support were great along side the fantastic staff. I had a very personalised experience which made the experience even better. 100% recommend!
I have run a number if training sessions here and they really know how to go the extra mile. Great location, great venue, great food and especially great service.
Very clean , professional staff and the food is superb well done !
Good Training areas, great staff & good food provided. There again, well presented with excellent staff.
You’ll never need another event venue again.The team are amazing, the setup is world class and don’t get me started on how amazing the food is.Everyday I spend with the Karstens Team is a great day!
Always pleasure to be at Karstens Brisbane. Tanya Miles and Chloe are customer-focused and committed to providing excellent service. Thank you team!
Great support and fab food!
Recently had a GP conference organized at Karstens,very impressed with the service we had, catering was great, andperfect location to go into the town afterwards!
Fantastic hospitality, services and facilities!
Very good customer service and catering would highly recommend.
Great service, friendly staff. Had several conferences here and it has been too class each time.
Great location, fantastic service. Thumbs up to Lenny our friendly host
Awesome setup, morning tea and lunch were amazing.
Excellent food, coffee, drinks and service!
Brilliant catering.
Great conference facility. Excellent service and food. Use it every year
Amazing service, very tidy and clean place. Thank you Lenny!
Great service everyday, thank you Lenny👏
Great hospitality, couldn’t rate the manager any better. He is very attentive and always wearing a friendly smile. The food and coffee on offer are awesome. Great venue to host.
Lenny has benny looking after us on level 4, goes out of his way and is always happy to help, keep up the great work.
Great location, Lenny on level 4 is a great operation manager. The rooms and venue is always to the points. Thanks Mate.
This is a great place for a conference and excellent staff
My experiences at Karsten’s has been fabulous. The staff are delightful and super helpful, with nothing being too much trouble. The venue itself is great – technology works well, the rooms are light and bright and it has a spacious “lounge” and break-out area, and the food and coffee facilities are great. Having facilitated at numerous venues in Perth city, this is one of my favourites and definitely beats hotel venues. I will definitely be recommending my clients consider Karstens.
Our course was very well catered. Delicious gluten free food for a coeliac and different options everyday.
Great facilities, service and food!
Great facilities and outstanding customer service.
What a fantastic place to hold an event. Great service. Toilets were sparkling clean and I love that. Lenny was also so helpful and hospitable. Thanks you for a good day in a great place. PS the food was also great. The doughnuts were soooo good. PS also love the use of Maori language on your signs. Kia Ora for acknowledging our national language.
Excellent and friendly service.
Great experience. Lenny is awesome 👍👍
Excellent facility and service. Seamless experience for organiser, presenter and participants. Thankyou Karstens team, especially Sunni (in Perth) for such responsive service.
Thank you for the service and nice ambient
Amazing, nothing was difficult.We had everything we needed and had a great event, staff are great
Great venue with good food and excellent and attentive service. Highly recommended
Great team and facilities
Lovely rooms, delicious food
Great experience overall
Good catering and pleasant service
Great food and very accommodating 😁
Extremely good service and great food
Great friendly staff and awesome food
Amazing experience and service with Karstens
We’re always looked after really well and absolutely love the team!!
Absolutely incredible service, Lenny was a great representative to work with. A++++
We have always enjoyed hosting events at Karstens. Especially yesterday when we showed up (with an accidentally cancelled booking). Luckily they had a room free and they were able to set up all the tables and organise morning tea for us at short notice. Thanks team 🙂
Beautiful vibe, awesome food, keep up the fantastic work! Very suportive atmosphere to learn 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Professional setting and Delicious food
Always have our mangers meeting here for the last 3 times! Has always been good and lovely service! ☺️
I cannot speak highly enough of the venue and the team at Karstens Perth.Wonderful environment, responsive and welcoming and a lovely client experience. Thank you!Liz VV (The Linchpin Assistant)
Highly recommend! If you would like a successful event, this is the space to be. The venue is built for meetings & events combined with professional and amazing staff.
Wonderful venue, staff extremely helpful, food was fantastic. Would love to come back for my next training session
The team are lovely and provide a stellar service
Great food and great facilities!
Lovely staff, great space
Tanya and the team are always so friendly and inviting. The catering was also fantastic and nutritious. Thank you
Tanya, Chloe and the team at Karstens Brisbane are EXCEPTIONAL!The service was so friendly and helpful and the food was next level! Best catering for an event I’ve had in a long time. Thanks team.
Quality training space with the best catering and friendliest people.
Friendliest staff ever!
Karstens team Jethro and Brian are fabulous, always helpful and supporting
Awesome venue, great service!
Great customer service
Good venue for meetings and staff is friendly and helpful. Venue is clean and equip.
Excellent venue for meetings, food was very tasty and had so many options. Such friendly and respectful service, very quick to respond to any queries, and helpful in catering for specific dietary requirements.
Attended a group interview here, the venue is great with friendly and helpful staff members. Location is very convenient, with a nice view of the opera house at the lobby.
Wonderful venue, rooms were had everything we needed.The staff there are lovely and helpful, at reception and the staff assigned to our rooms. The coffee machines available are great, as was the food.They catered to all our groups needs.
Clean & comfortable for meetings , catering is fresh & simple . Easy for parking and transportation.
Amazing space and hospitality! Highly recommended.
Great food for meetings, have good amenities. Their food spread is delicious and has many options.
The Karstens facilities and team are first rate. I love working there and my attendees were very impressed.
Great function spaces and ease of access.
Best place for meetings and events in heart of CBD, close to all transport issue with technology or amenities.
The BEST place for corporate meetings and events, excellent venue, excellent catering and excellent service – 10 out of 10 – highly recommend
I have been a trainer for 20yrars and worked at countless venues.Kartsens was one of my top experiences.The venue was clean, modern and spacious, as well as having a relaxed and welcoming energy. There is also lots of natural light.What made this venue stand out however, was the super superier customer service. The whole experience throughout the day was seamless and I was supported by the staff who always seemed one atep agead of me. They constantly checked in with me and nothing was too much trouble.Location is also very convenient with a parking garage (reasonably priced for the city – check early bird rates) and you are 2 mins walk from Circular Quay.
I recently attended a 2 day workshop training at Karstens Brisbane. It was my first time attending training at the venue and I must say I was impressed. From the moment I arrived I felt welcomed by Tanya and all staff. Thank you for such friendly and down to earth service.I enjoyed the extra strength coffee pods , delicious coconut yoghurts (thank you I am dairy -free!) and my favourite was the sliders.The space was really comfortable and I enjoyed using the common lounge area at lunch. I just wanted to thank all the Brisbane Karstens staff for their hospitality . I’ve been to a few Brisbane venues the past year and this has been the best, thank you.
Sonny is a legend. We’ve had a few workshops at Karstens this month and he’s gone over and above to accomodate us…including providing a stash of his own English Breakfast tea. It’s the small things. Thanks Sonny and the Karstens crew.
As a trainer, I loved the quality of the facilities, the lovely staff were attentive to all our requirements. The food provided at our breaks and lunch was lovely, and varied each day. Loved it, made my job more enjoyable. Thanks.
I attended a security development training conference here and I was extremely impressed with the venue, the food and the staff! It’s a very professional environment and really makes you feel the part.
Great Training facility. Good amenities, easy access, close to Train stations
I’ve completed a number of training sessions this year at Karstens Sydney, it’s a great location and in my experience the team are super-supportive and helpful.
Elmer, Operations Manager, and his team are excellent to work with and very accommodating – a great customer experience is a major focus for them and nothing is an issue as they are very committed to ensuring your training/conference day is successful. Karstens is a great venue in Sydney’s CBD – easily accessible by public transport and parking close by. There are a variety of different room sizes for use depending on your needs, facilities are available to enhance your presentations ie whiteboards, flip charts, projectors etc, tea and coffee facilities available and, if required, catering can be arranged and provided. If you’re looking for somewhere to run a training session, a conference or an event it would definitely be worthwhile checking out their website for more details and other interstate locations!
Tania and her team were amazing. As a presenter they made everything easy, big smiles, super organised. Wonderful. Thanks so much
Attended a Professional Development session today. I am so impressed by the facilities and the catering at Karstens. We were given morning tea, lunch, AND afternoon tea, along with tea and coffee etc. The food was absolutely delicious and very well thought through. I raved about the chia pudding and freshly baked warm pastries! The facilities were modern and clean with gorgeous interior design. Highly recommend!
Very nice people and very helpful
Great facility for conferences and meetings with a modern, professional feel to it. The location is excellent, too.
Excellent service provided.
Our function was perfect!
The facilities were modern and in excellent condition. They suited our meeting needs perfectly and the staff and room set up was very professional. I suggest that you specify any catering requests as our morning tea was not really touched by attendees – cheesecake was an odd choice for morning tea and in hindsight we should have requested a savoury item.
Great facilities, lunch room well stocked with coffee machines,tea options. ..snacks and lunch were plenty . They take care of vegetarian options as well.
Extremely professional – east set up for presenter – perfect timing for tea/meal breaks. Very impressed.
I would like to thank the staff Karstens Sydney venue, they were outstanding, service and professionalism at its best; they were there at my beck and call the entire time, five-star service !Congratulations on your brilliant Team!Timber Development Association
All great during our event, friendly staff
All great during our event.
Cornerstone Performance Management held a two day Knowledge Share conference for our people at Karstens Sydney at the end of July. Nothing was a problem, every last minute issue was fixable, the venue and their wonderful team were utterly professional and incredibly accommodating. We had two days of back to back sessions with lots of external presenters and feedback across the board from staff and guests was glowing. Thank you Bea and Lucy in Sydney, and Sara in Melbourne, for your hard work and fantastic support. If you are looking for a professional venue with world class staff I highly recommend Karstens, they are brilliant.
Great venue and great customer service.
Exceptional service, professional rooms and punctual catering
Booked the venue for a workshop last week. I have presented there before. The staff are always really helpful, the food is good and plentiful and the rooms are set up well. Plus for the CBD the low price is also a deciding factor. Very happy with all the above. One problem that I hope they attend to is the disabled bathroom facilities. I have presented there in a wheelchair and a participant this time was in a wheelchair. The only toilet is nowhere near the conference room and very difficult to access. For somewhere offering so many rooms they need to better cater for people with disabilities
Great facility. Very professional staff who provided our staff with everything needed.
The venues are of a good quality, the food is always substantial and the service from our Account Manager is second to none.
Great venue, lovely food and incredibly helpful staff. Shout out to Sonny for being so available and helpful.
Great for internal events, ie if you don’t need to impress anyone like clients. We were in adjoining rooms1202 or something like that. Very low tech. No plugs for lap tops at the tables, no lectern and when it arrived it didn’t have an integrated microphone, and the speaker’s computer would slide off so they had to leave it on the table next to them and bend over to read. No lapel microphones so the speakers had to hold a big microphone the whole time. It’s a tired old building but it’s been tarted up well enough. The toilet seats have deteriorated and smell like old plastic akin to BO. Staff were great, food was pretty good, nespresso machine is always a bonus! Chairs were decent for a 6 hour day. Great location. Really well lit, so you don’t feel like you’re in a time warp.
Great location and facilities are clean and modern. It lacked x factor in service but was good. Reason for 4 stars not 5 is lack of x factor and capsule coffee…
Great venue of meetings with your team. Central city location, good audio visual and food as well.
Really happy with the servicerooms are a little tired but functionalstaff are AMAZING!!!
Very well organised and professional. Also – beautiful break-out lounge area.
Very good service, food quality and room set up.
Very good venue
We held a technical conference here for 3 days earlier this month for approx 80 people, across 5 rooms plus a computer lab. The venue was great and the staff were awesome, they were SO helpful and incredibly quick to assist with all our requirementsOnly small problem was that we had intermittent issues with the public wifi
Nice facilities. Have done a lot of training here and the staff are always very friendly

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