Illawarra

The South Coast features the popular destinations of Wollongong and Kiama amongst many other delightful villages such as Berry, Gerringong, The Kangaroo Valley, Jarvis Bay. Wollongong is the major city in the Illawarra region of the NSW South Coast and is just over 1 hours drive south of Sydney. Wollongong has a proud association with industry including coal mining and steel manufacture and is home to a large industrial port facility. Wollongong also features a large and well respected University that has over 20,000 students. In recent years Wollongong and the South Coast has become a thriving centre for the arts with many excellent local galleries and artisans.

Conference organisers will appreciate the wealth of experiences available in the area, from amazing beaches, bays and rivers to the rainforested hinterland, providing opportunities for Team Building and tourism activities. No matter the size or requirements of your conference, accommodation or venue needs; the South Coast’s collection of great venues, beautiful destinations and experienced staff are waiting to impart their local knowledge and friendly service guaranteeing your next conference will be a memorable event.

Illawarra Venues

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Novotel Wollongong Northbeach is a 4.5 star beachside conference venue located on the south coast of NSW just over 1 hour drive from Sydney Airport. This conference venue features a large pillarless ballroom with 'drive in access' and a selection of smaller rooms, some with natural light, that are well suited to workshops, breakout sessions, board meetings. The venue also offers ample space for Trade Displays and Exhibition booths. Novotel Wollongong features comfortable and spacious accommodation some with ocean views along with restaurant, bar, day spa and on-site parking.
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  • 400+
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The Chifley Hotel Wollongong offers conference organisers a modern conference venue with 4.5 star catering and accommodation located on the South Coast of NSW. The venue is just 90 minutes drive from Sydney making it a great choice if you need to have your meeting away from the office but still easily accessible. The Hotel offers a selection of Meeting Rooms, the largest can seat 400 delegates, while the smaller rooms are ideal for breakout sessions, work shops, board meetings and residential conferences. The location of this venue gives meeting planners lots of options for Team Building Activities
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Delegate Packages from: $69
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  • 200+
  • Four & a Half Star
Mercure Resort Gerringong By The Sea is a high quality, executive retreat-style conference venue that is well suited to smaller meetings and events, the conference rooms feature natural light, the accommodation is spacious and comfortable, the resort also boasts and award winning restaurant. Gerringong is a beautiful and quiet small coastal town just 2 hours drive south of Sydney and an excellent destination for your next out of town conference.
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The stylish 4.5 star The Sebel Harbourside Kiama enjoys a picturesque location overlooking Kiama harbour and reflects both the modern and the historic aspects of Kiama. By combining the beautifully restored 1889 heritage-listed, bluestone building as a conference and meeting centre with contemporary waterfront accommodation, brassiere restaurant and bar, the resort is the perfect year-round holiday, recreational and event getaway.
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Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong is a 4 star Apartment Hotel and Conference venue in the heart of the Wollongong CBD and just a short stroll from City Beach, Crown Street Mall, WIN Entertainment Centre and the city's popular beachside golf course. Adina Apartment Hotel Wollongong offer conference organisers a choice of 3 meeting rooms that feature natural light and open onto a balcony where groups can take tea breaks.
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Delegate Packages from: $70