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Best 16 Board Meeting Venues in Auckland
by Raashka Mannie | 25 Jun 2021
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' dedicated boardroom is permanently set up with a large central table, ideally seating 10 to 12 people. Catering 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. 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.
Victory Convention Centre
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It's in the name: Victory Convention Centre. This is a multipurpose venue with style, modelled around functionality and a modern atmosphere for your board meeting. Moments away from Victoria Park, this Auckland venue comes equipped with the latest audiovisual technology. They also feature a professional events team to help with the planning and running of your function. Their spaces include the Theatre, Foyer, Harbour View Rooms 1 and 2 (which can be combined if needed), and Executive Lounge. The Victory Convention Centre can accommodate up to 2,400 guests, making it as flexible as it is fabulous. They boast plenty of on-site parking, breakaway rooms and tons of natural light. Your board meeting will be a roaring success in an Auckland venue designed for nothing less.
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A company that specialises in board meetings, seminars and other vital events is the Generator. They have several comfortable meeting venues available around Auckland Central. They provide a 40″ LCD panel in every room, alongside flip charts, whiteboards and more. They even offer an electronic whiteboard for a blend of the old and new. Skype video conferencing, Polycom conference phones, and high-speed Internet is accessible as required. Their AV team can help you set up, and their team of baristas can provide you with all the coffee you need to get the gears working.
Choose between The Square and The Lounge at Stanbeth House, Generator's Customs St. East location. With flexibility, plenty of natural light and a view of the Britomart precinct, this board meeting room makes for a great space to share ideas and connect.
12 Madden St.
As the name suggests, 12 Madden St. is situated in the heart of Wynyard Quarter. This Auckland venue is a favourite in the corporate world when it comes to hosting a perfect board meeting. Their spaces include The Generator, The Powerplant, The Workshop, The Accelerator and The HQ.
Found at 11 Britomart Place, Generator Britomart is a stylish spot that overlooks the Auckland waterfront. Choose to have your board meeting in any one of their available spaces, including The Assembly, The CEO Bar, Executive Boardroom or The Bridge.
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.
The Ever Room
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Boasting a space dubbed The Meeting Room, you can't go wrong with The Ever Room. This Auckland venue is a cosy corporate space that has a whole lot of character and flexibility. It has stunning natural light all day and the option to blackout the room for digital presentations. High-speed WiFi is available; they also offer optional extras, including whiteboards, markers, projectors, and other audiovisual equipment. Oh, and a stag head (pictured above), an obvious essential to every board meeting. The K-road location is easy to get to and has long since been a hub of culture and food. The Ever Room is known for its flexible nature and sleek, modern look. This Auckland venue lends itself to productive and creative board meetings with a talented team at the helm.
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.
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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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You're going to be making a statement when you host your board meeting at one of the city's most iconic venues: the Auckland Museum. Featuring a plethora of spaces to choose from, from their Auditorium to Origins Gallery, this Auckland venue hosts up to 600 guests in sublime style. The latest in audiovisual technology is available to ensure any speeches or presentations made during your board meeting will go flawlessly. The most exciting part of hiring out Auckland Museum as your board meeting venue is that your guests can explore select exhibitions with a private guide! After all, there's nothing like exclusivity to make your function stand out.
Commercial Bay Meeting and Event Suites
Corporate spaces in exquisite style. Commercial Bay Meeting and Event Suites is an Auckland venue that specialises in board meetings. They boast over 10 spaces for you to choose from, including the Toroa Room, Makorā Rua, Executive Boardroom and more. Designed to make board meetings a seamless, productive affair, all of their rooms are kitted. This means top-of-the-range audiovisual equipment, floods of natural light and modern finishes. Accommodating up to 150 delegates, Commercial Bay Meeting and Event Suites is one of the larger board meeting-centric venues. Their locations are two-fold in the bustling city centre. Under the stewardship of the Generator, their goal is collaboration, character growth and creativity. With this in mind, it's easy to see why they're a premier option for your next board meeting.
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.
Chancery Rooftop Chambers
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Chancery Rooftop Chambers is the character space you've been after for your upcoming board meeting. The terrace is a combination of decking, pebble and trellis gardens. It features a gazebo, which does its best work adorned with festoon lighting. Hiring the Rooftop Terrace includes the Norman Shieff meeting room, which opens onto the terrace through a set of French doors. Also included is the use of another small meeting room with a kitchen and plenty of space for storage. The outdoor terrace comes with outdoor furniture, sun umbrellas and heaters. It's the perfect venue for intimate board meetings, allowing for a free flow of ideas and opinions with its relaxed atmosphere and private location. Chancery Rooftop Chambers is available for exclusive hire and rests within the heart of Auckland City.
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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.