Ann Harding Conference Centre

A stylish and light-filled location, the University of Canberra's Ann Harding Conference Centre includes a large entry foyer, main multi-purpose conference room and two adjacent seminar rooms. The venue can seamlessly transform from a professional meeting space or high-end exhibition hall to an intimate environment for your special occasion. The Ann Harding Conference Centre can comfortably host between 10 and 250 guests and can be booked along with a selection of affordable catering packages.

Our main conference room is a generously sized auditorium, offering a range of versatile layout options. Whether you’re looking to host a conference, presentation evening or gala dinner, it can be easily configured to suit your event requirements. Furnished with state-of-the-art audio–visual equipment included in your hire cost; our conference room offers exceptional value for money.   

Conference room venue hire includes: 

  • Dual screen projectors with split-screen projection option
  • Fixed computer with DVD facilities
  • Lectern microphone plus four wireless roving microphones and two wireless lapel microphones
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi for guests
  • Automated lighting and blinds
  • Video conferencing capabilities

Want to know more? View our catering options and get in touch for details on venue availability, room specification, hire costs and bookings. 

The Ann Harding Conference Centre set up for a wedding. There are multiple round tables with floral centrepieces and candles. Lighting and tulle is draped from the ceiling.
Multiple round tables with chairs around them in a large room. Each chair has a notepad and glass in front of it. The UCX logo is displayed on projector screens at the front of the room
The foyer of the Ann Harding Conference Centre. One glass wall allows the space to be naturally lit and very open. Multiple cocktail tables with candles on top can be seen in the space.

The Conference Centre foyer offers a unique function space, with large glass walls providing an open and airy atmosphere. Easily accessible and containing a built-in speaker system, the foyer is perfect for cocktail events and exhibitions, or as a catering space for your conference or meeting. The foyer can be booked on its own for an individual event or with other rooms as part of a larger itinerary.

Want to know more? View our catering options and get in touch for details on venue availability, room specification, hire costs and bookings. 

The two seminar rooms adjacent to the conference room can be used for standalone workshops or as breakout rooms for conferences. A removable wall between the zones also allows you to create one large space for up to 170 guests. 

Seminar room venue hire includes:

  • Projector
  • Fixed computer with video conferencing and DVD facilities 
  • Lectern microphone
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi for guests
  • Hot and cold zip tap
  • Automated lighting and blinds

Want to know more? View our catering options and get in touch for details on venue availability, room specification, hire costs and bookings. 

Ann Harding Conference Centre seminar room set up with blue chairs and tables in a classroom style. The chairs and tables face a television displaying the UCX logo

UCEventsx offers a wide selection of catering packages to suit your event, including canapes, banquet-style refreshments, or individual meal options. Whether you’re hosting an early morning conference with coffee and croissants, a light finger food lunch or formal three-course dinner, we’ll work with you to make sure your guests enjoy excellent quality food and beverage choices which also cater to their dietary requirements.  

Please contact us to discuss our catering options.

Comfortable and convenient, the Ann Harding Conference Centre apartments are perfect for your out-of-town guests. Located next door to the Ann Harding Conference Centre, there are four apartments available, each featuring a queen-sized bed, bathroom, kitchen, lounge and dining area. Tea and coffee making facilities, a hair dryer, and an iron and ironing board are also included for your convenience.

the exterior of the Ann Harding Conference Centre. Three separate entrances can be seen amongst a nature filled backdrop

Contact us for more information about booking the Ann Harding Conference Centre, including venue availability, room specifications, set-up options and hire costs.