Rydges Geelong

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Description

Geelong Events Centre (GEC) at Rydges Geelong offers contemporary Geelong conference spaces for corporate meetings & conferences, weddings and private events.  Our function venue offers open plan and flexible configurations to suit a large range of events, and are equipped with integrated audiovisual equipment and natural light through retractable...

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Geelong Events Centre (GEC) at Rydges Geelong offers contemporary Geelong conference spaces for corporate meetings & conferences, weddings and private events.  Our function venue offers open plan and flexible configurations to suit a large range of events, and are equipped with integrated audiovisual equipment and natural light through retractable skylights.

Located in the heart of Geelong, our Geelong function rooms are located in the cultural, business and entertainment precinct of Geelong making it the perfect destination for your guests to enjoy easy access to the centre, nearby attractions and accommodation at the 4 star Rydges Geelong hotel. Just an hour’s drive from Melbourne Airport or 20 minutes from Avalon Airport, GEC is the perfect destination for your next event with easy access for delegates.

From trade and retail exhibitions to weddings, our experienced Events Team at Geelong Events Centre will help create a tailored event solution to exceed all your expectations with the ability to truly create a seamless and successful event, every time.  The team at GEC embodies one simple mission to provide an unforgettable experience

Features & Facilities

Facilities

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Audio Visual Equipments .glyphicons-projector
Business Center .glyphicons-briefcase
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Disability Access .glyphicons-person-wheelchair
Internet Access .glyphicons-globe
Wifi Access .glyphicons-wifi
Outdoor Area .glyphicons-tree-deciduous
Parking Available .glyphicons-cars
Printing Services .glyphicons-print
Stage .glyphicons-keynote
Dance Floor .glyphicons-global
Smoking Areas .glyphicons-smoking
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Near Public Transport .glyphicons-train
Easy Parking .glyphicons-cars
City Views .glyphicons-building
Ocean Views .glyphicons-buoy
Open Plan Space .glyphicons-unchecked
Outdoor Space .glyphicons-sun

Event Guidelines

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Underaged Birthday Parties .glyphicons-ok-2
Underage Events .glyphicons-ok-2
Third Party AV Companies .glyphicons-ok-2
Alcoholic Events .glyphicons-ok-2
BYO Food/Drink .glyphicons-ban
DIY Theming .glyphicons-ok-2
21st/18th Parties .glyphicons-ok-2
Outside Catering .glyphicons-ok-2
Wedding .glyphicons-ok-2

Catering Options

Bar Tab
Private Bar
Gluten Free
Vegetarian / Vegan
Indian
Halal
BBQ
Liquor Licence
Mobile Bar
Restaurant On Site

COVID Safe

Hand Sanitizer Available
Infrared Thermometers Available On Request
Rooms & Surfaces Cleaned Frequently
Separate Entry & Exit
Contactless Payments
COVID Signage
Compliant With Government COVID-19 Procedures

Frequently Asked Questions

NO, all catering is done onsite.
A room hire charge may apply and is subject to availability.
Car parking is available and is subject to availability. Charges apply.

Event Rooms

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
The Function Centre 462m² 4973ft²
400
215
150
231
130
330
600
160
-
Kardinia And Barwon
300
165
110
161
85
230
400
120
-
Kardinia 128m² 1378ft²
150
80
60
80
55
110
200
65
-
Barwon 108m² 1163ft²
100
60
40
63
45
90
140
55
-
Otway
130
65
50
70
45
100
160
55
-
Broadside
100
60
40
56
40
70
110
45
-
Portside
60
45
20
40
25
50
80
25
-
Starboard
20
-
-
-
15
15
40
-
-
Ms. Nautica
48
-
16
21
18
30
50
-
-
Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
The Function Centre462m²
400
215
150
231
130
330
600
160
-
Kardinia And Barwon
300
165
110
161
85
230
400
120
-
Kardinia128m²
150
80
60
80
55
110
200
65
-
Barwon108m²
100
60
40
63
45
90
140
55
-
Otway
130
65
50
70
45
100
160
55
-
Broadside
100
60
40
56
40
70
110
45
-
Portside
60
45
20
40
25
50
80
25
-
Starboard
20
-
-
-
15
15
40
-
-
Ms. Nautica
48
-
16
21
18
30
50
-
-

Accommodation

Superior Queen Room

47 Rooms
2 Adults
From A$180.00

Superior Twin Room

32 Rooms
4 Adults
From A$180.00

Family Room

12 Rooms
4 Adults
From A$195.00

Bayview King Room

18 Rooms
2 Adults
From A$210.00

Bayview Twin Room

23 Rooms
4 Adults
From A$210.00

Apartment Room

4 Rooms
2 Adults
From A$250.00

Suite

2 Rooms
2 Adults
From A$380.00

Packages

Wedding Package - 2 Course Set Menu

Set Menu Read more

Gold Package includes the following:


Chef’s selection of hot & cold canapes served with pre-dinner drinks for 30 minutes

Two Course Set Menu

Wedding cake cut and served with cream & coulis

“Simple" beverage package for 5 hours (inclusive of pre-dinner drinks)

Complimentary room hire up to 5 hours (minimum 80 adult guests)

Complimentary menu tasting for the bride & groom 6 weeks prior

Table Centrepiece for each guest table

Parquetry dance floor (Otway Room)

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Overnight accommodation including room service breakfast in a Suite for the bride & groom and complimentary onsite parking (subject to availability)

A$139 per person

Wedding Package - Platinum

Wedding Package - 2 Course Alternate Read more

Package  includes the following:


Chef’s selection of hot & cold canapes served with pre-dinner drinks for 30 minutes OR Grazing Table

Two Course Menu (two alternate selections) or Buffet menu

Wedding cake cut and served on platters

“Something Simple” beverage package for 5 hours (inclusive of pre-dinner drinks)

Complimentary room hire up to 5 hours (minimum 80 adult guests)

Complimentary menu tasting for the bride & groom 6 weeks prior

Table Centrepiece for each guest table

Parquetry dance floor (Otway Room)

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Overnight accommodation including room service breakfast in a Suite for the bride & groom and complimentary onsite parking (subject to availability)

 

A$149 per person

Wedding Package - Cocktail

Cocktail Package

A$119 per person

Wedding Package - 2 Course Set Menu

Set Menu Read more

Gold Package includes the following:


Chef’s selection of hot & cold canapes served with pre-dinner drinks for 30 minutes

Two Course Set Menu

Wedding cake cut and served with cream & coulis

“Simple" beverage package for 5 hours (inclusive of pre-dinner drinks)

Complimentary room hire up to 5 hours (minimum 80 adult guests)

Complimentary menu tasting for the bride & groom 6 weeks prior

Table Centrepiece for each guest table

Parquetry dance floor (Otway Room)

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Overnight accommodation including room service breakfast in a Suite for the bride & groom and complimentary onsite parking (subject to availability)

A$139 per person

Wedding Package - Platinum

Wedding Package - 2 Course Alternate Read more

Package  includes the following:


Chef’s selection of hot & cold canapes served with pre-dinner drinks for 30 minutes OR Grazing Table

Two Course Menu (two alternate selections) or Buffet menu

Wedding cake cut and served on platters

“Something Simple” beverage package for 5 hours (inclusive of pre-dinner drinks)

Complimentary room hire up to 5 hours (minimum 80 adult guests)

Complimentary menu tasting for the bride & groom 6 weeks prior

Table Centrepiece for each guest table

Parquetry dance floor (Otway Room)

Cake table & cake knife

Gift table

Overnight accommodation including room service breakfast in a Suite for the bride & groom and complimentary onsite parking (subject to availability)

 

A$149 per person

Wedding Package - Cocktail

Cocktail Package

A$119 per person

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