SMC Spaces

Spaces

16 flexible spaces for your event.

SMC Location

Location

Sydney CBD facilities at your doorstep.

SMC Menus

Menus

Tailored menus to suit any occasion.

SMC Gallery

Gallery

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SMC Case Studies

Case Studies

Making your event a success.

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Regarded as one of Sydney's most architecturally significant buildings and a prime example of the 'Brutalistic' style, designed by Joseland Gilling.

SMC Conference & Function Centre is one of Australia’s premier event venues. Inside this striking architectural icon SMC manages 16 fully accessible event spaces that can cater for small workshops and training sessions, lavish conferences, VIP dinners and cocktail events.

Having earned a reputation for delivering innovative event solutions, SMC regularly  plays host to politicians, international luminaries, charitable institutions and some of Australia’s most high-profile organisations.

The venue’s Executive Chef provides tailored menus and serves delicious fresh, locally sourced cuisine, cooked and prepared on site within a fully licensed venue. SMC is equipped with the latest state-of-the-art fibre optic internet for lighting fast connectivity, as well as a superior in-house audio visual offering.

Your delegates will enjoy the convenience of Sydney’s bustling CBD on SMC’s doorstep, with impressive access via public transport (train, light rail, bus) and cost-effective parking options nearby.

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 acknowledges the Gadigal of the Eora Nation, the traditional custodians of this land and we pay our respects to the Elders both past and present.

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Business Awards 2015 Regional Winner


Business Awards 2015 State Finalist

 

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.

Audio Visual and Broadband Internet

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 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 400 mpbs which is ideal for live streaming and delegates making use of social media and digital applications.

More information and technical specifications are available in these tech sheets:
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pdfConnectivity217.45 KB

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Parking

SMC and Secure Parking have teamed up to offer you 15% off ALL parking products at the World Square Carpark when booking online.
At the Secure Parking World Square booking page, click “BOOK NOW” next to any of the products and apply the promotional code: SMCFC16.

Arriving by train? The closest is Museum Station (300 metres or 4 minute walk) and then Central Station (700 metres or 8 minutes). To walk from Museum Station, simply take the Castlereagh Street “EXIT”, then turn LEFT heading south down Castlereagh Street. At the first intersection (Castlereagh & Goulburn Streets), turn right to SMC main entrance on Goulburn Street.

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SMC Hotel Partners

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.

**Access the SMC discount of 10% off the Best Available Rate using the following link at: Vibe Hotel Sydney, Travelodge Sydney, Adina Apartment Hotel Sydney, Central and Rendezvous Hotel Sydney Central.

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SMC the Leading Venue for Accessibility

Event Highlights

Date: Aug - Sep 2015

Event Type: Annual Meeting, Conference and Workshops

Delegates: 600

Introduction

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.

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ACEL Inaugural Hedley Beare Memorial Lecture

Event Highlights

Date: 13 February 2015

Event Type: ACEL Inaugural Hedley Beare Memorial Lecture

Guests: 169

Key achievements: Effectively managed a high profile, high risk national event

Introduction

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.

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NSW Australian Cinematographers Society Awards Dinner

Event Highlights

Date: 8 November 2014

Event Type: NSW Australian Cinematographers Society Awards Event

Delegates: 200

Key achievements: Delivery of the third consecutive award event for ACS

Introduction

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.

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Starlight Children's Foundation

Volunteer Thank You Event

Event Highlights

Date: 20 October 2014

Event Type: Starlight Children's Foundation Volunteer Thank You Event

Delegates: 120

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 community

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Australian Medical Students' Association

10th Global Health Conference

Event Highlights

Date: 5 — 9 September 2014

Event Type: Australian Medical Students' Association 10th Global Health Conference, workshop, social events

Delegates: 720

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 UK

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