The biggest city in the Bay of Plenty region, Tauranga has grown rapidly in the last few years, with a new face and structure of a cosmopolitan city, coupled with a laid-back ambiance. With close proximity to the city airport, and direct flights connecting to Christchurch, Wellington and Auckland, Tauranga has become a frequent travel destination for business purposes, thanks to its main hospitality area right on the waterfront. Given the wide range of corporate function venues in this region, it’s can be hard to know which venue to select. Here’s some help, and remember if you want your event to be a success, you will need to think about booking bus charter in Tauranga to serve your logistic needs.

 

Hotel Armitage and Conference Centre

Tucked neatly in the heart of Tauranga Central Business District, the Hotel Armitage and Conference centre is a short walk away from the hurly burly of the city. This centre is a short leisure drive from the white sandy beaches, with 24-hour service, and spacious accommodation area. Apart from the massive corporate function venue, there is a poolside restaurant situated on the ground floor offering an international bite of flavours and tastes.

There is a total of 5 function rooms to choose from, with each of them having their own unique characteristic. The friendly conference team will assist you in making your event a big success. Additional facilities include a pool table for socialising and Clipper Lounge Bar with a grand piano.

Trinity Wharf Tauranga

Capturing the very essence of New Zealand Hospitality and reaching out to the ever-changing waters of Tauranga Harbour, this 4.5-star urban retreat is a unique corporate function venue on the water’s edge, radiating a welcoming and relaxed ambience. Trinity Wharf Tauranga is situated in the sunny Bay of Plenty region, surrounded by various range of entertainment and leisure activities. There are 6 versatile event venues, 24-hour reception, free car parking and a waterfront restaurant and bar.

Being an ideal place for in-house residential conference, the Trinity Rooms also have immediate access to the pontoon, enabling guests to make their way to a boat transfer. For more intimate gatherings or corporate meetings, there are Pool House Rooms with a capacity of 80 people, opening on to infinity edge pool and expansive views of the harbour. The massive exhibition hall is fantastic for trade shows and product launches.

Mills Reef

Considered as one of the premium conference and corporate function venues in Bay of Plenty and Tauranga, the Mills Reef Winery is an ideal place to host an event. The flexibility to meet individual client needs implies a wide range of corporate functions including garden parties, expositions, gala dinners, cocktail parties, conferences, meeting seminars and product launches. The menu includes forked buffets, canapes, afternoon teas, corporate working-style lunches and other kind of buffet. However, conference catering can be personalised as per your requirement.

There are 4 main conference venue room hire options, including the Elspeth Room, The Vine Room, The Restaurant and the combination with the Vine Room. In addition to these, you also have Aged Wine Cellar, The Barrel Room and The Tasting Room.

Eagle Ridge

Providing state-of-the-art event facilities and high quality service, this secluded country estate is beautifully nestled in the hills above Tauranga, offering unmatched panoramic views of the Mount Maunganui and the Bay of plenty. The exceptional hospitality and stunning location makes it an ideal choice for corporate events and special functions.

The massive function centre can accommodate up to 250 people, providing an ideal backdrop for meetings, conferences, cocktail functions, gala dinners and product launches. With delectable cuisine to sum up the entire setting, Eagle Ridge should be your go-to choice, anytime of the year.

Charlemagne Lodge

Offering a unique taste of the past with all the conveniences of a modern-day venue, the Charlemagne Lodge overlooks the adjoining I’Anson Reserve. Situated in the sunny side of Tauranga, this beautiful Victorian house is a landmark building in the Bay of Plenty Region. Imagine having a corporate event in the high sunshine hours with beautiful countryside and stunning beaches. At this function venue, personal care is taken for all your requirements, right from the dinner reservations to a welcoming glass of drinks.

With an exceptional boutique style backdrop, it is an ideal spot for corporate events. The massive function room is within the trimmed grounds, next to a pond and patio, with capacity of up to 120 guests. This elegant building is just a 10-minute drive from the Tauranga CBD, bustling with fine dining and bars.

Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club

If you are looking to plan a corporate event, something different from the convention, the Tauranga Yacht and Power Boat Club is the perfect choice. This affluent venue has an extensive 180 degree view of the Tauranga Harbour looking towards the Mauao, Matakana Island and the entrance of the harbour that creates an amazing backdrop to your special event. Enjoy a drink while relaxing on a large deck, soaking up the unhindered view.

The function rooms can cater up to 300 guests with large meeting spaces, and there is enough complimentary parking to suit the purpose. State-of-the-art event facilities are provided to cater each and every possible requirement of the client, so that you are not left behind in creating a good impression.

ASB Baypark

Delivering the best of both the worlds, the ASB Baypark in a beachside setting is probably the coolest function venue one can have in any part of the world. Located in the fastest growing city of New Zealand, its right at the doorsteps of Mount Holiday Beach. Combine it with the natural region of Tauranga, and the conference facility is near to the Tauranga airport. Both indoor and outdoor activities can be accommodated in the multi-use portfolio, including the likes of corporate gatherings, business events, leisure and entertainment.

Here, corporate events including gala dinners, trade shows, meets and conferences are catered to. There is also a dedicated in-house management team, audio-visual facilities and acclaimed catering services to enhance the experience and quality served at ASB Baypark.

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