With its multipurpose design, Etihad Stadium caters for a breadth of entertaining needs, making it the perfect choice for conferences, exhibitions, product launches and corporate dinners.Boasting award-winning catering, great views and an unrivaled location in the heart of Melbourne, a function at Etihad Stadium is sure to make a brilliant impression. Its 15 function rooms can be extended into 21 breakout spaces, which makes it perfect for hosting events for as few as 20 guests or as many as 3000 guests. Venue highlights - Largest retractable roof in the Southern Hemisphere - Proximity to the central business district - Ease of public transport - Undercover car parking - Versatile function rooms - Natural light - An array of catering options Event types - Conference and seminars - Business forums and presentations - Gala dinners - Cocktail functions - Trade shows and product launches - Award ceremonies - Private occasions Arena mode The secret to Etihad Stadium lies in both its unique flexibility and world-class facilities. Etihad Stadium has further enhanced its functions and conferences offerings with the new 'Arena Mode' feature. By draping the stadium arena with 16-metre high drapes, an exciting addition to Melbourne's conference and conventions landscape is created. The Arena Mode can accommodate over 5000 delegates for a conference or a gala banquet. Experience the Stadium arena in a new and exciting way. Technical facilities Audio Visual Dynamics (AVD), a team of audio visual personnel with extensive industry experience supports the functions department at Etihad Stadium.This experience along with comprehensive knowledge of Etihad Stadium means that AVD can add that edge in professionalism and quality that you have been looking for. Catering facilities Delaware North Companies Australia is the venue's catering provider. They are renowned for high-quality dining and excellence in customer service. Their entire catering personnel, from the Executive Chef to the function organisers will work closely with you to create and deliver a function that will delight your guests and meet your budget. Parking facilities With 2500 car parks located directly under Etihad Stadium, parking couldn't be easier. Both the carpark and the internal service road operate 24-hours, seven days a week.