2023 Festival Venues

We look forward to seeing you at one (or more) of the following venues for our in-person events.

(Venues are listed in city order, not date order)

Adelaide - The Highway

Wednesday 18 October 2023
8.00am to 5.30pm
(followed by the optional extra networking drinks 5.30pm to 7pm)

Function Room One & Two
The Highway
290 Anzac Highway, Plympton SA 5038

There are 200 complimentary parking spaces available at the venue or they are a short walk from tram and buses.  The hotel is centrally located, 6 kilometres from the city, Glenelg and Adelaide International airport.

Auckland - GENERATOR @ GridAKL

Monday 16 October 2023
5.30pm to 9.30pm
(Presentations, drinks and nibbles)

12 Madden Street, Wynyard Quarter, Auckland

Parking is availble at the Jellicoe Street Open Air Car Park (37-55 Madden Street) or the Wynyard Carpark (110 Pakenham Street West, Wynyard Quarter).

Brisbane - Hilton

Wednesday 18 October 2023
8.00am to 5.30pm
(followed by the optional extra networking drinks 5.30pm to 7pm)

Queens Ballroom 
Hilton Brisbane
190 Elizabeth St, Brisbane City QLD 4000

Onsite Valet Parking is available for approx $58 per day.
Other options nearby include:

Secure Parking – Wintergarden Car Park
4 mins walk from the venue
162 Elizabeth Street Brisbane
Open 24 hours
Queens Plaza Car Park
3 mins walk from venue
250 Edward St, Brisbane City
Open 24 hours
Melbourne - Rydges Melbourne

Thursday 19 October 2023
8.00am to 7.00pm (including networking drinks)

Centre Stage Conference Room
Rydges Melbourne
186 Exhibition Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000

The newly refurbished Rydges Melbourne is now one of the city’s largest conference and event venues.   The brand-new state-of-the-art Centre Stage conference room offers best-in-market sound, lighting, and music systems with local design.

Located in the heart of Melbourne CBD, Rydges Melbourne provides the ultimate event experience.



Parking at the Rydges Melbourne hotel is limited and subject to availability.  Alternative local parking may be used when full. There is a height restriction of 1.9m. Hotel guests pay $35 per day with unlimited exits.  Evening parking costs $8 per hour (maximum $27) – enter after 5pm and leave before 12:00am. Please note you may be required to leave your keys with parking attendants during peak periods.

Perth - Mecure Perth

Thursday 19 October 2023
8.00am to 5.30pm
(followed by the optional extra networking drinks 5.30pm to 7pm)

Orelia and Georgiana Rooms
Mecure Perth
10 Irwin Street, Perth WA 6000


Parking to be advised

Sydney - Rydges World Square

Friday 20 October 2023
8.00am to 7.00pm including networking drinks

Ballroom 2 & 3
Rydges World Square
389 Pitt St, Sydney NSW 2000

Our new Sydney meetings and events venue with state-of-the-art technologies and natural light offer seven rooms with 600 square meters of flexible space that can accommodate up to 550 people. Whether hosting an executive boardroom meeting, elegant cocktail party, wedding ceremony and reception, or spirited holiday party our function venue will suit your needs.


Self car parking is available at the Hotel. Please contact the hotel on 02 8268 1888 to reserve a car space as spots are limited.