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Best 16 Board Meeting Venues in Auckland
by Raashka Mannie | 07 Jun 2022
What's the key to a successful board meeting? The venue, of course. You want contemporary, you want well-equipped, you want professional - and we've got the choices for you. Packed with all the audiovisual necessities and assistance you could ask for, as well as impeccable service and style, these venues make board meetings something to look forward to. Be it an inner-city option with all the bells and whistles or something that allows you and your delegates to break the routine, Auckland has a host of options for your next board meeting. If you're after our complete guide to Auckland venues, click here.
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Auckland City's go-to option for seamless events is, unsurprisingly, Cordis. This board meeting venue provides high-speed WiFi and cutting-edge audiovisual technology in every space. They also offer a dedicated AV team on site that can help with the setup of your function or any unexpected hiccups. Cordis' two dedicated boardrooms are permanently set up with a large central table, ideally seating 10 to 12 people. A banquet service can be provided by the Cordis team, with set and tailored menu options available. Its central location grants easy access to the building. Since the venue is also a hotel, there is plenty of accommodation for guests travelling from far and wide, including their new stylish building, the Pinnacle Tower. With its range of faultless facilities, cosy day spa treats, warm service and more, Cordis distinguishes itself as one of the best board meeting venues in Auckland.
East Street Hall
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East Street Hall is an Auckland venue that prides itself on its adaptability. As a multipurpose hall with a multitude of uses, it offers several spaces for your upcoming board meeting. Once a community hall part of a Samoan church, this Auckland venue now functions as a mid-century modernist building that hosts corporate and personal events. Catering for up to 250 guests, it is filled with natural light and has all the amenities you're after. These include audiovisual supplies, on-site catering options and attentive service. East Street Hall features a total of 4 spaces for hire for your Auckland event, including the Courtyard, Canteen, Summer Deck and Bar. If you're keen for a more exclusive board meeting, you can hire out the entirety of the venue and go to town. With a menu inspired by the food culture of Tel Aviv, you can rest assured that all your delegates will be taken care of across the board.
Woodhouse Mountain Lodge
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Add a touch of splendour to your board meeting with Woodhouse Mountain Lodge. Spanning 100 acres of private land known as Kōurawhero Estate, this is an intimate Auckland venue that is chock-full of all the amenities you could ask for, including catering options, on-site parking and audiovisual requirements. Resultantly, it is one of Auckland's preferred venues for board meetings that want a sense of exclusivity, surrounded by gorgeous views, fresh air and a sense of serenity. Woodhouse Mountain Lodge features on-site accommodation options for up to 36 guests; it has a maximum capacity of 60 guests overall. Spend your board meeting with views of the Hauraki Gulf, breathtaking from end to end.
Bruce Pulman Park
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Take a quick trip to South Auckland to swing by Bruce Pulman Park for your board meeting. This Auckland venue is the centre of its community with reason, credit to its flexibility, friendly team and community spirit. As a result, hosting meetings at this venue is a downright breeze. Boasting 10 spaces to choose from, including the Pulman Lodge Tui Lounge, Pulman Arena Conference Centre, PNC Main Lounge and more, this Auckland venue is awash with choices for your upcoming board meeting. Their facilities are seemingly endless, including cosy on-site accommodation, audiovisual supplies and assistance, bespoke catering options and plenty of parking for you and your guests. Bruce Pulman Park prides itself on being a spacious, comfortable option for everyone, local and otherwise. This Auckland venue is surrounded by a stunning 64 hectares of greenery and fresh air.
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If you want to get away for your board meeting, The Riverhead is a perfect choice. Just a half hour's drive from Auckland and bordered by greenery and tranquil waters, The Riverhead is a private and flexible venue. Outdoors, indoors or a nice mix, this Auckland venue is all about giving you options amidst cosy beauty and convenience. With your catering taken care of by on-site suppliers, plenty of natural light and multiple spaces to choose between, The Riverhead is one of the finest locations on the fringes of Auckland. Their spaces include The Boat House and Deacon's Kitchen, as well as exclusive hire of the venue. When it comes to board meetings, you won't be disappointed. They take care of all your audiovisual needs, have tons of on-site parking and, best of all, boast an experienced and friendly team to help you with all your corporate requirements.
Gracehill Vineyard Estate
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Want a serene escape for your upcoming board meeting? Gracehill Vineyard Estate is an Auckland corporate venue that brings you just that. Ideal for all corporate events, it boasts everything you need and more to host an incredible board meeting. This includes on-site catering options, audiovisual supplies and assistance, plenty of parking and more. Their facilities are polished to perfection, poised to help your event transcend boundaries. Gracehill Vineyard Estate has a total of 3 spaces for individual hire: the Lakeview Room, accommodating up to 100 guests; The Vineyard Room, accommodating up to 50; and the Terrace, an outdoor area for up to 100. On the fringe of Auckland, this board meeting venue allows for both productivity and peace.
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Hilton has picture-perfect options for your event on the water's edge, from large-scale board meetings to small-scale functions. This Auckland venue features a series of meeting day packages that make planning your board meeting so much easier. The basic meeting package includes the room, WiFi, flip chart and markers, and all-day non-alcoholic beverage service. Other add-ons are available that can provide full on-site catering (with set and bespoke options available) and screens, monitors, or projectors if required. The Hilton Auckland is conveniently located adjacent to some award-winning restaurants, including Euro, Wildfire, and Bellini. You also have the option of on-site accommodation, recreation and more. With a professional and helpful team on hand, Hilton's board meeting rooms are some of Auckland's finest.
Kauri Bay Boomrock
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Escape to the Hauraki Gulf with Kauri Bay Boomrock. Cloaked in sparkling beauty with views from a clifftop and the ocean extending as far as the eye can see, your board meeting will be a thing of beauty. The team at Kauri Bay Boomrock specialises in event management and hosting. They are dedicated to helping your event achieve unprecedented levels of success with their prowess. Settled on a gorgeous 500-acre property in Clevedon with panoramic views of the Hauraki Gulf, Kauri Bay Boomrock is unrivalled in its versatility and can cater for up to 200 of your guests. Their facilities include sumptuous catering, team building activities, audiovisual supplies and more. At this Auckland venue, your board meeting will be an experience that no one will soon forget.
The Grounds at Whoa! Studios
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Entirely fitting of the name, this Auckland venue offers several spaces for board meetings and other corporate events. Get ready to take full advantage of their theatre, film studio, expansive outdoor area and beautiful restaurant. With a capacity of 60 for board meetings, The Grounds at Whoa! Studios allow for both partial and exclusive hire. They boast a dedicated team on hand to make sure that your board meeting runs exactly according to plan. This Auckland venue features plenty of natural light, top-notch audiovisual technology and on-site parking. When it comes to catering, all you have to do is chat with the team to iron out the details for your board meeting, whether you're after canapés or a full dining experience to celebrate all of your hard work.
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Dip into old-world festivities with Warkworth Hotel. An hour's drive from central Auckland, this hotel may be off the beaten path, but it's a getaway worth taking. Sporting comfortable accommodation options, divine catering, attentive staff and more, this is an Auckland meeting venue that goes the extra mile for its guests. Warkworth Hotel has a total of three different spaces for hire, including their private dining room, lobby and courtyard; if you're taking things to the next level, you can hire out the entire venue. Packing plenty of style and experience, this Auckland venue is a perfect choice for conferences, seminars, meetings, and much more.
Parkside Hotel and Apartments
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It's all about location, location, location with Parkside Hotel and Apartments. Settled in the middle of Auckland City, right beside a flourishing park, this board meeting venue offers all you could need and want. Choose between their 4 spaces for your event, including the Tongariro, Rakiura, Abel Tasman and Kahurangi Rooms. This Auckland venue hosts up to 100 guests. When it comes to board meeting facilities, Parkside Hotel and Apartments has got you covered. They feature on-site catering, cosy accommodation options, a committed events team and more. You can rest assured that your board meeting will be in safe hands with this central venue, poised to help you in every way possible.
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Centred on offering an adaptable, reliable and modern space for meetings and conferences, Karstens is an ideal Auckland venue. Their space in Auckland is centrally located on Queen St., serving as a fantastic board meeting venues. Karstens has quickly become one of Auckland's favourite board meeting spots. Their facilities feature in-house gourmet catering, state-of-the-art audiovisual technology, a committed and professional events team, and so much more. Karstens also boasts breakout rooms for your delegates to unwind, plenty of natural light, fibre optic WiFi, teleconference and videoconference technology, ergonomically designed furniture and even spaces dedicated to meditating. It's no wonder that this Auckland venue has grown so quickly in such a short amount of time and is a perfect pick for your next board meeting.
The Sapphire Room
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Welcome to The Sapphire Room at 4 Brown St. - the perfect spot for hosting your board meeting in unruffled style. The Sapphire Room's Meeting Room comfortably seats 10 people around a large rustic table. The space is fully air-conditioned, and large barn doors can be closed off for added privacy. You also have full access to the many delicious food vendors of Ponsonby Central to provide catering for your board meeting. Doused with natural light and featuring an on-site kitchen, The Sapphire Room also features a third space tucked behind a soundproof wall for added privacy. This tiny space can serve as a little breakout room, cloakroom, or simply somewhere to hide all the cords from your equipment. Perfect for intimate board meetings, this Auckland venue is cosy but convenient and contemporary.