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Mice Net : February 2009
sydney & surrounds Dining room, Sergeant’s Mess. Australian Technology Park The Australian Technology Park Conference Centre at Eveleigh near Redfern is described as the most original conference and exhibition venue in Sydney. It has a wonderful atmosphere that is reflected in the historic building in which it resides. The centre hosts more than 400 events annually thanks in part to its central location. The venue has wireless electronic and video conferencing equipment, contemporary landscaped grounds, security, and an abundance of parking. Outdoor areas and sporting facilities for corporate team-building activities include tennis courts, a basketball court and a sizeable oval. In-house catering with attractively priced menus can be tailored to a client’s needs ranging from simple lunch boxes to gourmet banquets. All services are complemented by an expert event management support team who provide personalised co-ordination services. In its short new history the ATP Conference Centre has quickly gained a reputation for being a venue of distinction suitable for a variety of uses. Multi-day conferences, annual general meetings, exhibitions, gala events, awards ceremonies, product launches, video and press conferences have all been held at the centre. For further details visit www.atp.com.au. Sergeant’s Mess Sydney event planners are preparing for an exciting new venue in Mosman, just over the other side of the Sydney Harbour Bridge, when Seargent’s Mess opens in August. With Sydney Harbour in front and a national park behind, Sergeant’s Mess is owned and operated by Manuel Spinola of both The Tea Room QVB and The Tea Room Gunners’ Barracks. The venue will offer an elegant backdrop for events of all styles – gala banquets for 200, theatre-style breakfast presentations for 300, or cabaret seating for 170. The upper level room combines 350 square metres of unobstructed floor space plus an expansive harbour deck with spectacular views. For business or pleasure, the lower level of the venue offers prestigious private dining in the Sergeant Majors’ Room. This versatile space includes a private eastern harbour deck and seats up to 20 guests for a boardroom meeting, 40 guests for a fine dining banquet, or 80 for theatre-style presentations. All areas of the venue are equipped with 118 mice.net the latest audio-visual and sound technology. With a commitment to the environment, consultants have been engaged to ensure daily practices reach the best possible environmental standards. With award-winning chefs Mark Holmes and Robert Crichton, of acclaimed Salt Restaurant and MG Garage respectively, heading a team of highly sought after industry professionals, Sergeant’s Mess will deliver what the operators are calling a world class dining experience. Visit www.sergeantsmess.com.au for further details. Citigate Central Sydney Recently refurbished, the Citigate Central Sydney offers stylish and spacious Sydney CBD accommodation. The popular Sydney CBD hotel offers deluxe accommodation including 255 spacious guest rooms, each with individually controlled air-conditioning, and some rooms offering private balconies and great views over Sydney’s CBD. As well as high quality guest rooms, the Citigate Central Sydney has excellent meetings facilities with 14 modern and flexible function rooms with a capacity to cater for up to 350 guests. A heritage-listed outdoor terrace is great for break-out morning and afternoon teas. The venue also has top quality dining options, with market-fresh ingredients supported by modern Australian menu items and some old fashioned favourites. For delegates who want to keep themselves active during their stay the property has a pool overlooking the Sydney skyline. Those who prefer a little time out should check out the rooftop sky garden. Visit www.mirvachotels. com for further details. Opera Point Events It is hard to go past hosting an event in Sydney’s most iconic venue, The Sydney Opera House. Since its creation, Opera Point Events has gone about raising the bar for special events in this venue, with a variety of spaces available to local, national and international groups. There are now four distinct venues suitable for a range of functions including The Utzon Room (previously called the Reception Hall), the Concert Hall Northern Foyer, the Opera Theatre Northern Foyer, and the Opera Point Marquee. The Utzon Room features massive concrete structural beams which rise from the ground to the ceiling,