About Us

The world class Cairns Convention Centre is everything you would expect from an international purpose-built venue located amidst natures pristine playground.

Cairns is the only place in the world where the ‘rainforest meets the reef’. Home to two of the world’s greatest wonders – the world-heritage listed Great Barrier Reef and the world’s oldest rainforest, the Daintree.

At Cairns Convention Centre your event will be hosted by a team of collaborative and passionate industry professionals with experience across a broad range of disciplines including event management, AV, food & beverages, IT and administration.

But what truly sets us apart is our ability to bring together the people of Cairns (industry leaders, academics, hospitality providers, tour operators and service providers) to join us in staging a truly memorable experience for you and your delegates with the warmest of welcomes.

At the Cairns Convention Centre you’ll never feel like a small part of something bigger. On the contrary, you’ll feel the passion of a whole city behind your event.


The Cairns Convention Centre has an auditorium with seats for 2,300 delegates, an arena with 5,000 seats, additional plenary that can fit 410 delegates theatre style, 23 meeting rooms for breakouts, beautiful ballroom for 500 dinner guests, outdoor plaza, spacious lobby for pre-dinner functions and a stunning terrace with views over Trinity Inlet.


Cairns Convention Centre is owned by the Queensland Government and is proudly managed by ASM Global.  ASM Global is the world’s leading venue management and services company. The company was formed by the merger of AEG Facilities and SMG, global leaders in venue and event strategy and management. The company’s elite venue network spans five continents, with a portfolio of more than 300 of the world’s most prestigious arenas, stadiums, convention and exhibition centres, and performing arts venues. From Aberdeen to Anchorage, and Sydney to Stockholm, its venues connect people through the unique power of live experiences. For more information, please visit


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