SMC Conference & Function Centre in Sydney is the ideal venue for your next event. Located in Sydney’s CBD, the purpose built centre offers a complete conference solution with modern and stylish facilities. The architecturally significant building features striking geometric angles, exposed raw concrete and warm timber textures.
The 16 flexible rooms and foyers, all 100% accessible, available for hire offer a range of unique spaces and can accommodate individual 1 to 1 meetings, workshops and training sessions, conferences of up to 600 delegates with ample exhibition space and multiple concurrent sessions, awards dinners for up to 300 or a stylish evening cocktail function of up to 1,100 VIP guests.
Delegates will enjoy the convenience of easy access from Museum Station, affordable parking can be found at Secure Parking diagonally opposite and we are surrounded by 3 to 5 star hotels.
At SMC we take your event seriously and we offer complimentary wireless internet throughout the venue. We can also offer wired internet and premium wireless networks capable of achieving speeds of up to 100mbps, through fibre optic cabling. In April 2016, this network will be upgraded to 400mpbs.
To assist you even further with your successful event, we offer a full in-house audio visual solution and a business centre is available onsite providing access to a variety of tools and services. Our chefs have created a diverse selection of delicious and healthy menus suitable for every occasion, with particular attention paid to dietary requirements. SMC is a fully licensed premise.
We invite you to explore SMC Conference & Function Centre and look forward to hearing from you if you would like a quote or have any questions.
SMC Conference & Function Centre has recently been named as the winner of the Sydney City region of the NSW Business Chamber Business Awards 2015 for Excellence in Sustainability.
The Business Awards, run by the NSW Business Chamber, recognises and celebrates business excellence across NSW. SMC was the only venue nominated as a finalist in the Excellence in Sustainability category. it is an honour to be recognised for our venue’s sustainability efforts, which are core to our operation, by such a preeminent industry body and highly-regarded awards program.
All spaces can be fitted with state of the art AV equipment to suit your requirements. When it comes to internet, we recognise that fibre-optic internet is quickly becoming the industry standard. Taking this standard seriously, SMC invested in a fibre-optic backbone and has the capability of providing clients speeds of up to 100 mpbs which is ideal for live streaming and delegates making use of social media and digital applications.
Click on the hotel icon in the above map to see each hotel’s address, phone number and website, or download SMC’s Hotel Partner fact sheet.
Date: Aug - Sep 2015
Event Type: Annual Meeting, Conference and Workshops
SMC Conference & Function Centre’s (SMC) versatile spaces provide an elevated level of accessibility to all types of events via extensive accessible design, including direct access for unassisted entry, and indirect access compatible with assistive technology such as hearing loops.Read more ...
Date: 13 February 2015
Event Type: ACEL Inaugural Hedley Beare Memorial Lecture
Key achievements: Effectively managed a high profile, high risk national event
The objective of this event was to bring educators across the nation into an open forum, inclusive of a Q&A with the Australian Minister for Education and Training, and to be briefed on the release of the Teacher Education Ministerial Advisory Group (TEMAG) report.Read more ...
Date: 8 November 2014
Event Type: NSW Australian Cinematographers Society Awards Event
Key achievements: Delivery of the third consecutive award event for ACS
The Australian Cinematographers Society Awards are held annually in every major state. The NSW Awards were held on 8 November 2014 at the SMC Conference & Function Centre (SMC) Banquet Hall. There were 20 categories and 200 people in attendance including 80 nominee finalists, sponsors and members.Read more ...
Date: 20 October 2014
Event Type: Starlight Children's Foundation Volunteer Thank You Event
Key achievements: SMC Conference & Function Centre’s Marble Foyer facilitated one of the largest groups of volunteers as part of the Starlight Children’s Foundation’s communityRead more ...
Date: 5 — 9 September 2014
Event Type: Australian Medical Students' Association 10th Global Health Conference, workshop, social events
Key achievements: SMC Conference & Function Centre's (SMC) Plenary Hall facilitated the largest ever AMSA global health conference. AMSA engaged a wider than ever range of speakers including, for the first time, a webcast featuring a high profile speaker from the UKRead more ...