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Book your Geelong event at GEC and you will receive a 2 night stay at any QT Hotel in Australia. And a $200 food and beverage credit when you spend $15,000 or more. Event bookers spending $30,000... Read more
Book your Geelong event at GEC and you will receive a 2 night stay at any QT Hotel in Australia. And a $200 food and beverage credit when you spend $15,000 or more. Event bookers spending $30,000 or more will receive the ultimate New Zealand experience with a $1,000 Jet Star voucher to explore the South Island, stay at the new QT Queenstown with a $1,000 accommodation voucher, plus you have the opportunity to unwind at the Onsen Hot Pools!
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Description

Geelong Events Centre (GEC) at Rydges Geelong offers contemporary Geelong conference spaces for corporate meetings & conferences, weddings and private events.  Our function venue offers open plan and flexible configurations to suit a large range of events, and are equipped with integrated audiovisual equipment and natural light through retractable...

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Geelong Events Centre (GEC) at Rydges Geelong offers contemporary Geelong conference spaces for corporate meetings & conferences, weddings and private events.  Our function venue offers open plan and flexible configurations to suit a large range of events, and are equipped with integrated audiovisual equipment and natural light through retractable skylights.

Located in the heart of Geelong, our Geelong function rooms are located in the cultural, business and entertainment precinct of Geelong making it the perfect destination for your guests to enjoy easy access to the centre, nearby attractions and accommodation at the 4 star Rydges Geelong hotel. Just an hour’s drive from Melbourne Airport or 20 minutes from Avalon Airport, GEC is the perfect destination for your next event with easy access for delegates.

From trade and retail exhibitions to weddings, our experienced Events Team at Geelong Events Centre will help create a tailored event solution to exceed all your expectations with the ability to truly create a seamless and successful event, every time.  The team at GEC embodies one simple mission to provide an unforgettable experience

Features & Facilities

Facilities

Air Conditioning .glyphicons-heat
Audio Visual Equipments .glyphicons-projector
Business Centre .glyphicons-briefcase
Ceremony On Site .glyphicons-ring
Disability Access .glyphicons-person-wheelchair
Internet Access .glyphicons-globe
Wifi Access .glyphicons-wifi
Outdoor Area .glyphicons-tree-deciduous
Parking Available .glyphicons-cars
Printing Services .glyphicons-print
Stage .glyphicons-keynote
Dance Floor .glyphicons-global
Smoking Areas .glyphicons-smoking
Open 24 Hours .glyphicons-clock
Near Public Transport .glyphicons-train
Easy Parking .glyphicons-cars
City Views .glyphicons-building
Open Plan Space .glyphicons-unchecked
Outdoor Space .glyphicons-sun
Waterfront Views .glyphicons-buoy

Event Guidelines

Birthday Party Milestones .glyphicons-ok-2
Underaged Birthday Parties .glyphicons-ok-2
Underage Events .glyphicons-ok-2
Third Party AV Companies .glyphicons-ok-2
Alcoholic Events .glyphicons-ok-2
BYO Food/Drink .glyphicons-ban
DIY Theming .glyphicons-ok-2
21st/18th Parties .glyphicons-ok-2
Outside Catering .glyphicons-ok-2
Wedding .glyphicons-ok-2

Catering Options

Bar Tab
Private Bar
Gluten Free
Vegetarian / Vegan
Halal
BBQ
Liquor Licence
Mobile Bar
Restaurant On Site

Frequently Asked Questions

NO, all catering is done onsite.
A room hire charge may apply and is subject to availability.
Car parking is available and is subject to availability. Charges apply.

Event Rooms

The Function Centre

Max 600 people
$1,000 per half-day / $1,500 per full-day

Kardinia And Barwon

Max 400 people
$800 per half-day / $1,000 per full-day

Kardinia

Max 200 people
$600 per half-day / $800 per full-day

Barwon

Max 140 people
$600 per half-day / $800 per full-day

Otway

Max 160 people
$600 per half-day / $800 per full-day

Terrace Ante

Max 110 people
$400 per half-day / $600 per full-day

Terrace

Max 80 people
$300 per half-day / $500 per full-day

Ante

Max 40 people
$200 per half-day / $300 per full-day

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
The Function Centre
400
215
150
231
130
330
600
160
Kardinia And Barwon
300
165
110
161
85
230
400
120
Kardinia
150
80
60
77
55
110
200
65
Barwon
100
60
40
63
45
90
140
55
Otway
130
65
50
70
45
100
160
55
Terrace Ante
100
60
40
56
40
70
110
45
Terrace
60
45
20
40
25
50
80
25
Ante
20
-
-
-
15
15
40
-
Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
The Function Centre
400
215
150
231
130
330
600
160
Kardinia And Barwon
300
165
110
161
85
230
400
120
Kardinia
150
80
60
77
55
110
200
65
Barwon
100
60
40
63
45
90
140
55
Otway
130
65
50
70
45
100
160
55
Terrace Ante
100
60
40
56
40
70
110
45
Terrace
60
45
20
40
25
50
80
25
Ante
20
-
-
-
15
15
40
-

Accommodation

Superior Queen Room

47 Rooms
2 Adults

Superior Twin Room

32 Rooms
4 Adults

Family Room

12 Rooms
4 Adults

Bayview King Room

18 Rooms
2 Adults

Bayview Twin Room

23 Rooms
4 Adults

Apartment Room

4 Rooms
2 Adults

Suite

2 Rooms
2 Adults

Packages

Full Day Delegate Package

Full Day Delegate Package Starting at $60 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of Morning and Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

  • Note Pads And Pens
  • Mints
  • Chilled Water
  • Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

 

$70 per person

Full Day Delegate Package

Full Day Delegate Package Starting at $60 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of Morning and Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

  • Note Pads And Pens
  • Mints
  • Chilled Water
  • Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

 

$65 per person

Full Day Delegate Package

Full Day Delegate Package Starting at $60 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of Morning and Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

  • Note Pads And Pens
  • Mints
  • Chilled Water
  • Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

 

$60 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Morning Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$60 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$60 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Morning Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$55 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$55 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Morning Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$50 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$50 per person

Wedding Package - Cocktail

Cocktail Package

$119 per person
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Full Day Delegate Package

Full Day Delegate Package Starting at $60 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of Morning and Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

  • Note Pads And Pens
  • Mints
  • Chilled Water
  • Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

 

$70 per person

Full Day Delegate Package

Full Day Delegate Package Starting at $60 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of Morning and Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

  • Note Pads And Pens
  • Mints
  • Chilled Water
  • Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

 

$65 per person

Full Day Delegate Package

Full Day Delegate Package Starting at $60 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of Morning and Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

  • Note Pads And Pens
  • Mints
  • Chilled Water
  • Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

 

$60 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Morning Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$60 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$60 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Morning Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$55 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$55 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Morning Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$50 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$50 per person
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Full Day Delegate Package

Full Day Delegate Package Starting at $60 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of Morning and Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

  • Note Pads And Pens
  • Mints
  • Chilled Water
  • Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

 

$70 per person

Full Day Delegate Package

Full Day Delegate Package Starting at $60 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of Morning and Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

  • Note Pads And Pens
  • Mints
  • Chilled Water
  • Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

 

$65 per person

Full Day Delegate Package

Full Day Delegate Package Starting at $60 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of Morning and Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

  • Note Pads And Pens
  • Mints
  • Chilled Water
  • Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

 

$60 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Morning Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$60 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$60 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Morning Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$55 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$55 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Morning Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$50 per person

Half Day Delegate Package

Half Day Delegate Package Starting at $50 per person Read more

Includes Chef Selection of  Afternoon Tea, Working Style Lunch, Fresh Fruit, and a Selection of Tea & Brewed Coffee.

Our Day Delegate Package Also Includes:

Note Pads And Pens

Mints

Chilled Water

Standard AV Including Screen, Whiteboard & Flipchart

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Complimentary Onsite Parking (Subject To Availability)

$50 per person
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Wedding Package - Cocktail

Cocktail Package

$119 per person

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