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National Convention Centre Canberra (NCCC)

Canberra has a distinct convention, conference and residential meetings solution.Managed by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), the National Convention Centre Canberra (NCCC) and Crowne Plaza Canberra, provide a unique offering.

The combination of the National Convention Centre Canberra and Crowne Plaza Canberra, both managed by InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), deliver unrivalled conference facilities in size and scope, with host hotel accommodation a mere 150m apart.

NCCC is equipped to deliver events of all sizes including meetings, breakouts, conferences, exhibitions and concerts for up to 2,448 delegates.

Crowne Plaza Canberra as host accommodation provider can accommodate smaller, executive meetings or intimate social gatherings for organisers and VIP’s alike.


With more than 15 flexible spaces over two floors, the NCCC features a compact and logical design with extensive natural light, and a layout that keeps delegates contained without distraction.


NCCC is CBD located, a short 7km drive from the airport, walking distance to Canberra’s largest shopping precinct and many restaurants and bars. Easily accessible to Canberra’s national treasures, these include Australia’s Parliament House, National Gallery of Australia and the Australian War Memorial.


The National Convention Centre Canberra is award winning. From sustainability to special events and exemplary staff, multiple awards are celebrated.


In an increasingly connected world, on-demand digital connectivity is paramount. Complimentary Wi-Fi is offered for all delegates for email and website browsing; best connectivity in Canberra for meetings content. State-of-the-art hybrid and virtual conferencing services available at your finger tips in partnership with Encore Event Technologies.



The Royal Theatre is the perfect venue for conferencing and entertainment. Standout features include tiered seating, a flat floor section in front of the stage, backstage support rooms and AV control room. Numerous, flexible configurations are possible including vehicle access to flat floor sections, makes it a standout for meeting planners and delegates.


NCCC features four Theatrettes varying in size, accommodating up to 287 people. The newly refurbished spaces feature excellent lines of sight, in-built data projectors, screens and PA systems.


The Ballroom is one of Canberra’s largest. With natural light, a 4.5m ceiling height and 658m² of pillar-less space it is perfect for meetings, functions, cocktails and galas.


The Exhibition Hall is a spacious and versatile setting for large scale exhibitions, gala dinners, cocktails, award ceremonies and is the most adaptable space for special events in Canberra. The 2000m² pillar-less Exhibition Hall can hold up to 120 exhibitor booths with a ceiling height of 9m and a vehicle access height of 3.9m. Full length windows provide an abundance of natural light.


The Gallery Rooms present the ideal space for intimate gala dinners and breakouts. All five rooms have natural light, have comfortable seating and are suited for smaller meetings, seminars and exhibitions. They can be used individually, or combined creating larger spaces, providing flexible options galore.
Please note: all capacities are subject to change as per COVID Safe Government guidelines.

Download NCCC Room Capacities & Floor Plans 


Address 31 Constitution Avenue, Canberra ACT 2601
Phone 02 6276 5200
Linkedin National Convention Centre Canberra
Facebook @CanberraNCC



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