Deakin Management Centre

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Nicol Drive South
Waurn Ponds, VIC 3217


Deakin Management Centre is a purpose-built residential conference venue dedicated to the art and science of conferencing.

We consistently deliver superior conference outcomes, because that's all we do. It's our pure discipline, our pure focus.

Perfectly positioned within the distraction-free landscape of Deakin University's Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Deakin Management Centre offers you a pure conference experience; a peaceful haven that seems a world away from Melbourne, yet is within easy reach.

Conference space for up to 200 delegates and accommodation for 114, superb cuisine and an intuitive service team . all enhanced by our unique culture and physical environment that are custom - engineered to nurture higher learning and achieve best-possible conference outcomes.


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Venue Capacities

Accommodaton Rating:4 star
Number of Rooms - Accommodation: 57
Maximum Capacity - Accommodation: 114

Notes Relating to Accommodation:

All 57 rooms are well appointed and provide ensuite bathrooms, with a choice of double or twin accommodation. Two special executive suites, and one room with disabled access are also available.

Minimum Capacity 10Cocktail party - 3 hours food & beverage$
Maximum Capacity 200Lunch or Dinner - 4 hours food and beverage$
Maximum Standing 200Conference - Day package$65
Maximum Table Seating 120ACCOMMODATIONFROM
Maximum Theatre 180Per Room$

Notes Relating to Venue Capacities:

All of our meeting and syndicate rooms are complete with fixed data projection, screen, flipchart, audio including facilities for ipod and whiteboard. Free video conferencing equipment is available in selected conference rooms.  All functions of the meeting room can be controlled through an automated AMX panel or touch screen lectern.  Our meeting rooms have controllable lighting and individual climate control as well as natural light and direct external access.

ROOMCocktail Cocktail with Dance Floor Banquet Banquet with Dance Floor Theatre Theatre with Dance Floor Classroom U-Shape Style Boardroom Style Area (M2) Ceiling Height (M)
Conference Room 1          180    50  46  50  198  6
Conference Room 2          80    24  28  24  90  6
Syndicate Room 1          35    16  14  16  37  4
Syndicate Room 2          35    16  14  16  37  4
Syndicate Room 3          40    28  16  26  56  4
Syndicate Room 4          35    16  14  16  37  4
Syndicate Room 5          35    16  14  16  37  4
Syndicate Room 6          48    32  20  28  62  4
Dining Room      120                
Lounge  200                    

Event Suitability

Conference:  yes
Corporate:  yes
Social:  yes
Wedding Receptions:  yes
Wedding Ceremonies:  yes
Training Events:  yes
Sporting Club Events:  
21st Birthdays:  
Deb Balls and School Formals:  
After Parties:  
Underage Events:  
18th Birthdays:  
Religious Events:  
Dinner Dances:  
Exhibition/Product Launch:  
Hens & Bucks Nights:  

Food & Beverages

Catered:  yes
Allow External Catering:  no
Licensed:  yes
Allow External Beverages:  no
Licensed Hours:  

Other Requirements

AV - Sound Lighting, Staging Etc.:  yes
Views:  yes
Parking:  yes
Outdoor Facilities:  yes
Disabled Access and Facilities:  yes
Public Transport Nearby:  yes

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