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Your ultimate FREE conference & events booking site: Any Venue, Any Function, Any Location "All in One Place"

  • 1,000s of meeting & event options, Australia-wide & overseas
  • Keep up-to-date with venue specials, promotions & industry happenings
  • Rely on trusted advice, venue reviews & comments - read recommendations from other conference bookers, or connect & contribute your own feedback
  • Save time & reap the many benefits – EARN REWARDS* for bookings placed via the venueshop

PLUS, you can count on the expertise & extra assistance of a helpful, friendly, knowledgable team of independent industry consultants should you like some help in narrowing down your choices – it’s FREE!  Pinpoint the best possible options to ensure your next off-site business event is a success…

Introducing our team...

Benefit from the extensive experience, knowledge & exceptional relationships among each of our four key consultants, each with at least 12 & as many as 25 years industry background & travels to draw upon.  You'll find our independent advice & support invaluable - use us to your best advantage & have us involved in your venue research & negotiations from the start!

As soon as you have a new Conference, Convention, Residential Retreat, even a Corporate Event, Gala Dinner, Reception or Christmas Function to arrange, enquire via, call 1300 843 836 or your preferred consultant for one of our expert "Ultimate" team to assist.
Remember.... we're here to help!

Lisa Roberts: Managing Director, Ultimate Conferences & Founder,

Lisa Roberts - 
Managing Director, Ultimate Conferences & TheVenueShop
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Rebecca Day: National Key Accounts Manager, Ultimate Conferences & TheVenueShopGil Wong: Senior Consultant, Ultimate Conferences & TheVenueShopErin Livingston: Marketing/Events, Ultimate Conferences & TheVenueShopHanna Livock (nee Doherty): Conference and Event Sales Executive, Ultimate Conferences & Sara Cleary: Sales Support/Office Manager, Ultimate Conferences &

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Our Mission

Our team are committed to:

  • ensuring the integrity of this site as an independent resource, clear in its purpose – we strive to become the ‘one stop’ for conference & function/event venues & suppliers, as a resource/directory of choice when researching business events - not just Australia-wide, but also overseas as we continue to expand our services
  • maintaining relevant, accurate, thorough & diverse content in support of our valued business event partners
  • providing the best possible user experience – simplicity & ease of navigation, venue search & communication with our team as needed. Plus of course, ensuring our "best price" guarantee along with an extensive range of exclusive value-added extras & bonus offers, only available to users when booking via the site or through one of our consulting team

To SUBMIT an ENQUIRY for your next conference or corporate event…

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  • Checking availability & often more importantly, the suitability of your chosen venue selection for the nature of event
    • plus recommending alternatives should your 1st choices be unavailable
  • Simplifying quotations submitted by each venue into one easy to use proposal, comparing 'like with like' inclusions (plus most importantly - no surprises!
    • "presentation ready" format, speedy turnaround & only 1 point of contact throughout saving you time & hassle
  • Drawing your attention to relevant SPECIAL offers & promotions, or, negotiating these on your behalf to add further value
  • Arranging any personal site inspections & additional information needed to make your final choice, through to providing contract documentation & final handover to the relevant on-site event coordinator who will work with you on the finer planning details in the lead up to your event
  • With each of our consultants having a minimum 8-10years in the industry, if additional event organisation, group accommodation management or facilitation/team building services, etc are of interest, our consultants can also provide recommendations across a wide range of reputable options & suppliers – please just ask!

Are you pushed for time or appreciate help with expert advice in narrowing down the best options? Then you may prefer to utilise the “full service” & we’ll pull together a shortlist for you to review – best of all, this service is absolutely FREE to use! We effectively become you very own conference concierge or "event PA"

Share your venue experience with others – provide a REVIEW…

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Your feedback is invaluable in assisting other conference bookers, event planners & especially time poor Managers & PAs who don’t always have the chance to inspect venues in person

  • Offering trusted advice from REAL first-hand experience
  • Your privacy is protected but all reviews will be provided in the context of the size & nature of event to add further credibility to the venue’s suitability for similar business events
  • Option to personalise your review by providing any images of the conference or event ‘ín action’

Like to find out more about PROMOTING your VENUE with us?

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  • Enquire about extremely competitive advertising options - home page featured offers, or, based on related search criteria
  • Submit editorial for our NEWS & EVENTS section
  • Explore running a joint promotion, famil or competition with the venueshop to reach thousands of genuine conference & event bookers

Maintaining the most comprehensive, current & relevant business events directory…

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  • Provide any missing or new information & relevant images, especially if your venue has gone through significant changes or upgrades
  • Can’t find a venue you are looking for here?  Perhaps it has been closed, under renovation or rebranded under a different name?  Just in case it is missing, we are certainly keen to continually expand the selection available in an effort to cover the most diverse of business event needs, so please bring to our attention any venues you may like to see listed here…

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Clarion Hotel on Canterbury

A huge success... and lunch was amazing!!

Clarion Hotel on Canterbury Thankyou for making our Planning Day a huge success. The team loved the venue and the lunch was amazing!! A very enjoyable day. I will definitely be recommending your venue to all my colleagues - the experience was fantastic!

Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverley

We all really enjoyed the conference, everything was perfect!

Novotel Melbourne Glen Waverley "Wanted to say thank you so much for the great service and your patience with all our changes throughout. We all really enjoyed the conference, everything was perfect! (Well maybe the coffee machine struggled to keep up with us, but overall, everything was great). The venue set up and lunch was great - the buffet really enjoyable, especially the variety of catering offered.

Fudge by Rich

Absolutely delicious, beautifully packaged...

Fudge by Rich As always, absolutely delicious with amazing feedback from all who tried the product! Beautifully packaged up for us, delivery process fast and reliable, and Nicole couldn't have been more helpful in turning around such a large order on such short notice ensuring we had everything needed for the trade show... Think I have a new favourite flavour too, the Rocky Road is to die for!!

Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach

What a professional events team...

Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach "The events team at Novotel Sydney Brighton Beach are truly professionals at what they do. The organisation in particular of the banquets team - always so helpful and ensure that our seminars run smoothly. The only minor suggestion that I would make is more labels to indicate the types salads and sandwiches that are on offer on lunch buffets."

Rydges Bankstown

Suited our brief perfectly... staff could not do enough for us!

Rydges Bankstown "Rydges Bankstown suited our brief perfectly: close to our sites, an abundance of parking and a great function room with natural lighting. The staff were very friendly and could not do enough for us, I am sure we will use this venue again."


An absolute blast - can't wait to try another amazing VictorsFood experience!

VictorsFood “VictorsFood made our event a truly memorable one. Every one of our team members had an absolute blast making pizzas together with the fun and enthusiastic chefs… We can’t wait to try another one of VictorsFoods' amazing experiences!”

Mantra Bell City

I really appreciated the attention to detail & communication...

Mantra Bell City "Whilst I do not attend these meetings to see the room in person, I certainly had no complaints from any of my management team (no news good news!) The communication from the event co-ordinator in particular was excellent prior to our meeting. It was organised at short notice and she showed such high attention to detail which I really appreciated."

Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne

Really good quality & great value... best external meeting venue in a while!

Rendezvous Grand Hotel Melbourne "The room was appropriately presented, with everything we had requested already in place. Morning tea and lunch were more than ample, and was 'yummy'! Really good quality and great value for money. One of the managers even said it’s been the best external meeting venue he’s been to in a while."


The venue, as well as the staff, location & atmosphere was second to none!

Dockside "We held our Staff Christmas party at Dockside this year - the venue, as well as the staff, location & atmosphere was second to none. From the moment I booked the venue, the service was fantastic. The event organiser kept in contact throughout the year, reminding when things needed to be done. Everything went smoothly on the night of the party, the food was amazing, the staff were excellent & the event manager on the night bent over backwards to help with...

Yarra Valley Estate

Excellent food, fantastic spaces to relax & network, country hospitality - we'll definitely be back again!

Yarra Valley Estate Our team really enjoyed the time spent at Yarra Valley Conference Centre. The staff were friendly and accommodating, the food was excellent and the spaces for the group to relax and network after a hard day's conferencing were fantastic and very well utilised!