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Conferences, meetings & events

Palmerston North is a great place for conferences and both international and local events. Our central north island location is easily accessible and our centrally located venues can host 1600 people for a conference.

The Conference and Function Centre features:

  • Sophisticated audio-visual, communications and information technology for professional events with lower costs
  • Onsite caterers
  • Free CBD car parks for all delegates
  • An onsite technical manager and dedicated client liaison

The Central Energy Trust Arena is also used for conferences and large events. Located just seven minutes’ walk from the town centre, the Arena is set up for events drawing a large crowd, with 27 indoor and outdoor venues within the 18-hectare site.

The Arena features:

  • Connecting rooms and spaces that can be expanded, reduced or used in combination
  • First class catering
  • Free onsite parking
  • Modern audio-visual equipment and high-speed internet
  • An experienced team to help with anything else you need

Conference and Function Centre Room Capacities (PDF)
Daily Delegate Package (PDF)


Below are our best rooms for Conferences, meetings & events

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