Conference Package

min of 20 mid week and 150 weekends

Room Hire -  including pads/pens/mints/water, flip chart and whiteboard

Welcome Break - Tea, coffee and biscuits

Morning break - Tea, coffee and juice served with Chef's daily selection of sweet & savoury items and a seasonal fruit crate

Choice of Lunch

Gourmet Sandwich Buffet: Selection of sandwiches, wraps and rolls, salad bowl, seasonal fresh fruit platters, tea, coffee and juice; or

Chef's Working Buffet: Hot and cold buffet designed daily to create a menu based on seasonal produce and with your dietary requirements in mind, gourmet bread rolls & butter, three hot dishes and two salads, seasonal fresh fruit platters, tea, coffee and juice

Afternoon break - Tea, coffee and juice served with Chef's daily selection of a sweet item and a seasonal fruit crate

Special Diets - All breaks and lunch will automatically include a vegetarian, gluten free and dairy free option

* Inclusive of plenary only; room offered dependant on delegate numbers

 

 

Sustainable, Safe and Refillable Water Bottles - $5.00 per bottle

Ideal for one day events or the first day of a multi-day conference, your attendees can refill their own personal bottle throughout the day at the many water coolers throughout the venue, and then take them home after the event!

The 690ml translucent drink bottles are made from BPA free Tritan, feature leak free secure screw cap lids and are shatter, odour and stain resistant.

 

Networker Conference Package

Minimum of 300 persons

Is delegate networking key to the success of your event?

If so, amuse & amaze your delegates with one hour roving entertainment (magician, themed character) or a photo booth.

The Networker Conference Package includes:

  • One hour roving entertainment or photo booth
  • 30-minute complimentary drinks
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Welcome coffee
  • Morning tea
  • Buffet lunch
  • Afternoon tea
  • Room hire, flip chart and whiteboard
  • Pads, pens, mints and water

* Inclusive of plenary only; room offered dependent on delegate numbers

 

Audio Visual and Broadband Internet

All spaces can be fitted with state-of-the-art AV equipment to suit your requirements. Every room (except the larger Banquet Hall and Grand Lodge) has a ceiling mounted projector available for hire and a screen, flip chart and whiteboard are included. Banquet Hall and Grand Lodge have the capabtility of one or two screens either in 16:9 or 4:3 format, front or rear projection, depending on your set up and budget.

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 their own private preimuim network reaching speeds of up to 500 mpbs. This is ideal for live streaming and delegates making use of social media and digital applications. SMC also offers free Wi-Fi throughout the entire venue and a wired in connection in every room.

More information and technical specifications are available in these tech sheets:

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Parking

SMC and Secure Parking have teamed up to offer you 15% off ALL parking products at the Secure 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 station is Museum Station (300 metres or a 3 minute walk) and then Central Station (700 metres or 7 minutes). To walk from Museum Station, simply follow the Castlereagh Street exit signs inside the station, then turn left heading south down Castlereagh Street. At the first intersection (corner of Castlereagh & Goulburn Streets), turn right to come to the SMC main entrance at 66 Goulburn Street.

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SMC Hotel Partners

 

Located within a stone’s throw of the venue are a range of quality affiliated hotels that makes SMC an attractive option to organisers hosting delegates for multi-day events.

Click on the hotel icon in the above map to see each hotel’s address, phone number and website, or download SMC’s Accommodation Fact sheet.

 

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Sydney University Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference

Event Highlights

Date: 5-9 March 2018

Event Type: International Conference

Delegates: 350

Key achievements: Fully flexible venue use, high speed, large-volume internet usage and special requests.

Introduction

The Learning Analytics and Knowledge Conference (LAK) was held for the first time in Australia in March 2018. Sydney University brought the event to Australia after a winning the bid to host the conference.

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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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