Our Guide to the Top Virtual and Hybrid Event Spaces

Our Guide to Virtual and Hybrid Event Spaces

In Creative, Digital, Events, Fun, Marketing, News by Alana Hay

We have collated a list of virtual and hybrid event spaces in Australia to hold your next event in 2020.
Here are our picks:

NSW

Austage Events (Mascot, Sydney)
Austage Events Virtual Studios

Austage Events have the resources and the ability to broadcast your event to any online platform, or through a custom created streaming online platform.

With custom-built pop-up studios in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, Austage offer a range of services from pre-records of key messages, live streaming and live virtual events. Read More.

AV1's ControlRoom (Waterloo, Sydney)
AV1's ControlRoom Virtual and Hybrid Events

AV1’s highly controlled, cost-effective presentation studios where team, stakeholder or public information can be securely webcast globally.

With studios in Melbourne, Sydney and on the Gold Coast, AV1 is able to host your virtual event in one of their studios, or from a venue of your choice. Read More.

Four Seasons (The Rocks, Sydney)
Four Seasons Virtual and Hybrid Events

Four Seasons offers virtual and hybrid solutions for meetings and event solutions. 

The hotels in-house audio visual partner, AV Partners offer technological innovations that enable you to engage with both in-person and virtual audiences around the globe. With our state-of-the-art event and technology solutions, the exemplary Four Seasons event experiences extends beyond the Hotel.  Read More.

Harry the Hirer (Botany, Sydney)
Harry the hirer Virtual and hybrid events

Harry the Hirer Productions can provide you and your customers with a full suite of digital services, including webinars and online events to help reimagine your event.

With studios available in Sydney and Melbourne, the team at Harry the Hirer are able to bring the studio to you through a venue of your choice, or use a purpose built in-house studio. Read More.

Hyatt Regency (Sussex St, Sydney)
Hyatt Regency Sydeny Virtual and Hybrid Events

Hyatt Regency has virtual event packages available to host your hybrid event for up to 200 people using the 4 square metre social distancing rule. The venue has thermal imaging cameras for guest temperature checks as well as internal escalators that allow groups to move seamlessly through the venue while social distancing. 

Hyatt Regency Sydney offers three flexible meeting designs to meet the needs of different in-person events; One Room, Multi-room (Broadcast communication) and Multi-room/Multi-venue (Networked Communication). The Multi-room/Multi-venue option allows event planners to host multiple hybrid events from over 20 hotels from Paris to Hong Kong. Read More.

ICC Sydney (Darling Harbour, Sydney)
Hybrid and Virtual Events - ICC Sydney - MEALive Awards

ICC Sydney has introduced Hybrid Event Solutions which allow events to be staged both inhouse and through live streaming platforms.

ICC Sydney held the MEALive Awards at the end of May this year, which was broadcast live to an online audience. The broadcast marked a special occasion, being the first official event for the Australian event industry since the Federal Government’s announcement about restrictions on gatherings. Read More

Innovative Production Services - The HUB (Matraville, Sydney)

Innovative Production Services have introduced The HUB, a new professional broadcast studio space filled with only the best equipment and operated by industry experts. 

The studio has already hosted virtual events including the Head On photo awards and a TEDxSydney event. The HUB offers a COVID-19 risk management plan, segregated presenter area from crew, presenter & talent green room, furniture, live cross to 4 people simultaneously, conference via any platform and a lot more. Read More

Live Productions (Mascot, Sydney)
Live Productions

Live Productions were pioneering live corporate event broadcasting before the high speed internet days. They have live streamed footage from all over the globe – even Antarctica and the Everest base camp.

The Live Productions live studio features 90 SQM black out studio, fully adaptable LED screen, studio lighting, digital audio system, broadcast control, broadcast cameras, green room and more. Read More.

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (The Rocks, Sydney)
Museum of Contemporary Art Australia Hybrid and Virtual Events

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) has beautiful event spaces ready to accommodate hybrid or virtual events.

The space features stunning views across Sydney Harbour, hi-definition LED wall, a styled space with furniture and has catering packages available. By hosting your event at the MCA, you are supporting the work of contemporary Australian artists. Read More.

Prime Audiovisual (Strawberry Hills, Sydney)
Prime Audiovisual

Prime Audiovisual offers event solutions located in Sydney and the Gold Coast, that enable you to live stream your event and maximise your audience.

Not only do they provide event streaming solutions but audio, lighting, staging, event production and international production, Prime Audiovisual has a range of services to offer.

 Read More.

Redback Connect (Haymarket, Sydney)
Redback Connect Virtual and hybrid Events

Redback Connect has studios available for webinars, live event streaming, video on demand and podcast production. 

Milestone Creative recorded a virtual event at the Redback Connect studios in Sydney in May 2020 for an international conference keynote session. Read More.

Scene Change (Artarmon, Sydney)
Scene Change Hybrid and Virtual Events

Scene Change has streaming studios in its Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices.

All have three camera coverage and the switching and media management required for complex streamed events. All studios except Adelaide have LED wall backdrops. More images of the studio can be found here. Read More.

Sightline Studios (Artarmon, Sydney)

Sightline has a studio located in Artarmon, Sydney for virtual and hybrid event solutions.

With broadcast facilities for any scale virtual event, the team offers technical direction, live and pre-recorded video production, content management and streaming services.  Read More.

SMC Conference & Function Centre - ON AIR STUDIO (Goulburn St, Sydney)
ON AIR STUDIO Virtual and Hybrid events

The ON AIR studio is located within the SMC Conference & Function Centre in the heart of Sydney’s CBD. The state-of-the-art studio offers an all-inclusive creative space with high-end audiovisual and virtual event capabilities.

The ON AIR studio is a collaboration between Create Engage, Audio Visual Events and SMC with a goal to keep business operational. Read More.

StreamGate (Annandale, Sydney)
StreamGate

StreamGate, located in Sydney’s Annandale, offers live streaming services for events such as conferences, internal staff updates, town halls, multi language and AGM’s.

With options to monetise your live events with pay-per view or a subscription basis. The team at StreamGate can manage and monetise your premium video content. Read More.

Tribal Live Studio - Fox Studios Australia (Moore Park, Sydney)
Tribal Live

Tribal Live has its own purpose-built live streaming studio and master control room at Fox Studios Australia. 

Some available features include branded live players, monetiseation, broadcast graphics, analytics, connectivity and virtual reality. Read More.

QLD

AV1's ControlRoom (Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast)
AV1's ControlRoom Virtual and Hybrid Events

AV1’s highly controlled, cost-effective presentation studios where team, stakeholder or public information can be securely webcast globally.

With studios in Melbourne, Sydney and on the Gold Coast, AV1 is able to host your virtual event in one of their studios, or from a venue of your choice. Read More.

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (South Brisbane, Brisbane)
Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre Virtual and Hybrid Event Solutions

The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC) has reopened to cater for virtual and hybrid event solutions.

BCEC held the Committee for Economic Development of Australia (CEDA) Queensland State of the State Lunch. The event had 260 in-person attendees and was livestreamed to a virtual audience of over 1500 people with the livestream having interactive features. Read More.

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (Broadbeach, Gold Coast)
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre - Virtual and Hybrid Events

The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC) have announced that they have expanded to include virtual and hybrid event capabilities to the award-winning venue. 

Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre have Live and On-Demand webcasting abilities, multi-site video conferencing services and a state-of-the-art  onsight broadcast studio. Read More.

Prime Audiovisual (Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast)
Prime Audiovisual

Prime Audiovisual offers event solutions located in Sydney and the Gold Coast, that enable you to live stream your event and maximise your audience.

Not only do they provide event streaming solutions but audio, lighting, staging, event production and international production, Prime Audiovisual has a range of services to offer.

 Read More.

Scene Change (Brisbane City)
Scene Change Hybrid and Virtual Events

Scene Change has streaming studios in its Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices.

All have three camera coverage and the switching and media management required for complex streamed events. All studios except Adelaide have LED wall backdrops. More images of the studio can be found here. Read More.

VIC

Austage Events (Port Melbourne)
Austage Events Virtual Studios

Austage Events have the resources and the ability to broadcast your event to any online platform, or through a custom created streaming online platform.

With custom-built pop-up studios in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, Austage offer a range of services from pre-records of key messages, live streaming and live virtual events. Read More.

AV1's ControlRoom (Springvale, Melbourne)
AV1's ControlRoom Virtual and Hybrid Events

AV1’s highly controlled, cost-effective presentation studios where team, stakeholder or public information can be securely webcast globally.

With studios in Melbourne, Sydney and on the Gold Coast, AV1 is able to host your virtual event in one of their studios, or from a venue of your choice. Read More.

Harry the Hirer (Richmond, Melbourne)
Harry the hirer Virtual and hybrid events

Harry the Hirer Productions can provide you and your customers with a full suite of digital services, including webinars and online events to help reimagine your event.

With studios available in Sydney and Melbourne, the team at Harry the Hirer are able to bring the studio to you through a venue of your choice, or use a purpose built in-house studio. Read More.

Melbourne Convention & Exhibition Centre (South Wharf, Melbourne)
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre Virtual and Hybrid Events

The Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre has an award-winning, in-house technical team that has experience in delivering high-quality events. 

Featuring state of the art studios, high-quality production, secure cloud services and customisable platforms. Read More.

**Update: Under current Victorian Stage 4 restrictions, hybrid events are currently not available.

Redback Connect (Collins St, Melbourne)
Redback Connect Virtual and hybrid Events

Redback Connect has studios available for webinars, live event streaming, video on demand and podcast production. 

Milestone Creative recorded a virtual event at the Redback Connect studios in Sydney in May 2020 for an international conference keynote session. Read More.

Scene Change (Port Melbourne)
Scene Change Hybrid and Virtual Events

Scene Change has streaming studios in its Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices.

All have three camera coverage and the switching and media management required for complex streamed events. All studios except Adelaide have LED wall backdrops. More images of the studio can be found here. Read More.

SA

Scene Change (Keswick, Adelaide)
Scene Change Hybrid and Virtual Events

Scene Change has streaming studios in its Adelaide, Brisbane, Melbourne and Sydney offices.

All have three camera coverage and the switching and media management required for complex streamed events. All studios except Adelaide have LED wall backdrops. More images of the studio can be found here. Read More.

WA

Austage Events (Canning Vale, Perth)
Austage Events Virtual Studios

Austage Events have the resources and the ability to broadcast your event to any online platform, or through a custom created streaming online platform.

With custom-built pop-up studios in Melbourne, Sydney and Perth, Austage offer a range of services from pre-records of key messages, live streaming and live virtual events. Read More.