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National Convention Center

31 Constitution Ave, Canberra 2601, Australia
+61 2 6257 4905
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Very good venue

This Convention center nicely accommodated around 1400 people including vendors, for a multitask... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2017
Deborah F
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Columbia, Maryland
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Terrible

I have just left a conference at this facility. It is without a doubt the worst convention centre I... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2016
Steven T
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  • Excellent4%
  • Very good45%
  • Average23%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible19%
22 Mar 2017
“Very good venue”
23 Nov 2016
“Terrible”
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31 Constitution Ave, Canberra 2601, Australia
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Reviewed 23 March 2017

This Convention center nicely accommodated around 1400 people including vendors, for a multitask meeting. Traffic flow in and out of the main area worked well, and the wide hallways likewise allowed easy movement between sessions. The restrooms seemed quite adequate to the attendee needs and...More

Thank Deborah F
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I have just left a conference at this facility. It is without a doubt the worst convention centre I have ever attended in my 35 year business career. The food was appalling with far less than adequate provided. Patrons were directed to queues to empty...More

2  Thank Steven T
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

It's a convention centre, airy, comfortable seats in theatres but not in meeting rooms. Applause for having enough toilets! We'll set up, wifi available but a bit weak.

Thank Deb L
Reviewed 26 October 2016

The Nation's Capital has one of the worst conference facilities in Australia. I've been there a few times, this week most recently, and it is a venue that needs so much work that it's crazy to think that it's a relatively new building. I found...More

1  Thank Queenslanderabroad
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The convention centre was a great location for a conference. There were many rooms and theatres for break-out sessions. It was within close walking distance to accommodation venues also.

Thank Shazlex
Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Excellent venue for a conference. Range of theatres and meeting rooms. Excellent main theatre & exhibition Hall. Food was good & service was friendly.

Thank jamesrobertedward
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

I go to a lot of conferences and have visited centres of all shapes and sizes. While the national convention centre is certainly not the largest of them all, it is a great size and is well designed with break away rooms of all shapes...More

Thank ozvpm_andy
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

John Cleese and Eric Idle were brilliant, but the facilities and parking at the National Convention Centre were abominable. Long queues for everything, no pedestrian or traffic management. Yes, it's all part of the interminable Constitution Avenue redevelopment, but even a little bit of effort...More

Thank 81happytraveller735
Reviewed 20 February 2016 via mobile

Attended the food and wine expo and found the venue to be large enough, filled with natural light and well maintained. First time at the convention Centre and would be happy to come back for other events in future!

Thank Evei87
Reviewed 18 February 2016

We went to a conference here - yes the place has good lecture rooms and seating. But when it came to everything else (ballroom dinners, reception and catering) the staff were not very friendly. At one point a urinal in the men's toilets got blocked,...More

1  Thank Rebecca N
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