Essendonians Function Space at NEC Hangar - Essendon Football Club

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32 Watson Drive, Melbourne, 3045
Melbourne Airport

About this space

Essendonians Function Space can cater to gatherings ranging from 10 to 300 people.

As you enter, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the expansive NEC Hangar facility, with its two ovals, providing guests with a unique opportunity to observe team training sessions, pending events, and training schedules through the magnificent floor-to-ceiling windows.

The room layout is highly flexible, allowing us to configure the space according to your specific needs. Whether you're planning a small conference, a productive meeting, an interactive workshop, an intimate gathering, or a larger cocktail party, our suite of facilities can be tailored to suit any type of event.

Our goal is to provide a seamless experience for you and your guests. The space is thoughtfully designed to offer both functionality and aesthetics, ensuring that your event is not only successful but also visually appealing. We understand the importance of creating the right atmosphere, and our team is dedicated to making your vision a reality.


Prices

Sunday
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Per day
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 11:00 pm. Extension available. All prices include GST.
Monday
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Per day
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 11:00 pm. Extension available. All prices include GST.
Tuesday
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Per day
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 11:00 pm. Extension available. All prices include GST.
Wednesday
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Per day
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 11:00 pm. Extension available. All prices include GST.
Thursday
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Per day
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 11:00 pm. Extension available. All prices include GST.
Friday
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Per day
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 11:00 pm. Extension available. All prices include GST.
Saturday
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Per day
8:00 am – 10:30 pm
from $1375 hire fee per day
Note: Alcohol licence until 11:00 pm. Extension available. All prices include GST.

Capacity

Standing
up to 300
Dining
up to 200
Theatre
up to 200
Cabaret
up to 160

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Whiteboard
PA system / speakers
Air conditioning
Natural light
Free parking is available on-site (250 spaces)
Free on-street parking
Paid parking facilities available nearby
Breakout Space (Additional Fee)
Flatscreen TV
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Storage space
Quiet space
Accommodation available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
Bring your own DJ
Noise restrictions

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible
Disabled access toilets
Disabled parking space available
Lift to all floors
Cargo lift

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Promoted and ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Host rules

- Outside catering is not permitted
- No smoking at the venue
- Access only to the hired and public areas - further restrictions may apply

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Show cancellation details

The NEC Hangar provides a state of the art facility for elite professional sport, home to the Essendon Football Club and its five teams, across AFL, AFLW, VFL, VFLW and VWFL, while also sharing facilities with Western United Football Club and Paralympics Australia.

Located in Melbourne Airport, the NEC Hangar features two ovals, one the size of the MCG and one the size of Marvel Stadium, indoor training facilities, offices and the Essendonians Function Space. Also open to the public are the Club’s Glory and Fame Museum, Hall of Fame, Bomber Shop Merch store and Jack Jones Café.

With on-site parking and accessible access points, the NEC Hangar provides the perfect location for fans to come and watch training, colleagues to meet for a coffee and much more.


Other spaces and event packages at this venue

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hire fee / per session
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hire fee / per session

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