Ellen Smiddy Room at Melbourne Polytechnic Conference Centre

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Melbourne Polytechnic, Building U, Melbourne, 3072
Preston Station (450 m)

About this space

The Ellen Smiddy Room is mainly utilized as a catering space as it has direct access off the kitchen.

We can do anything from network style buffet lunches to formal sit down dinners.

During the warmer months, there are large bi-fold doors that can be opened to access the outdoor courtyard.

Contact us to complete your booking.


Event offers and packages

Package per person

Package per person price applies to the catering only.

Venue hires and associated fees are in addition to this fee.

Prices

Sunday
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 + $43 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 10:00 pm. All prices include GST.
* Weekend and public holidays will incur a surcharge. There is a 15% surcharge on a Saturday and a 30% surcharge on a Sunday. There may be additional fees applicable for weekend or after hour hire.
Our catering packages can be customised to suit your event.

Below is an example of our base full day package that can be built on to create your desired catering menu

All Day Package 1 - $43.00 per person | Cont. Tea + Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea

On Arrival
• Assorted biscuits and cookies
• Continuous tea and coffee all day

Morning Tea
• Dips with vegetable stick
• Danishes or muffins
• Selection of fruit juice and water

Lunch
• An assortment of sandwiches, wraps or baguettes
• Fresh fruit platter
• Selection of fruit juices and water

Afternoon Tea
• Assorted biscuits and cookies

* Minimum of 2 guests
Monday
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 + $43 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 10:00 pm. All prices include GST.
* Weekend and public holidays will incur a surcharge. There is a 15% surcharge on a Saturday and a 30% surcharge on a Sunday. There may be additional fees applicable for weekend or after hour hire.
Our catering packages can be customised to suit your event.

Below is an example of our base full day package that can be built on to create your desired catering menu

All Day Package 1 - $43.00 per person | Cont. Tea + Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea

On Arrival
• Assorted biscuits and cookies
• Continuous tea and coffee all day

Morning Tea
• Dips with vegetable stick
• Danishes or muffins
• Selection of fruit juice and water

Lunch
• An assortment of sandwiches, wraps or baguettes
• Fresh fruit platter
• Selection of fruit juices and water

Afternoon Tea
• Assorted biscuits and cookies

* Minimum of 2 guests
Tuesday
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 + $43 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 10:00 pm. All prices include GST.
* Weekend and public holidays will incur a surcharge. There is a 15% surcharge on a Saturday and a 30% surcharge on a Sunday. There may be additional fees applicable for weekend or after hour hire.
Our catering packages can be customised to suit your event.

Below is an example of our base full day package that can be built on to create your desired catering menu

All Day Package 1 - $43.00 per person | Cont. Tea + Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea

On Arrival
• Assorted biscuits and cookies
• Continuous tea and coffee all day

Morning Tea
• Dips with vegetable stick
• Danishes or muffins
• Selection of fruit juice and water

Lunch
• An assortment of sandwiches, wraps or baguettes
• Fresh fruit platter
• Selection of fruit juices and water

Afternoon Tea
• Assorted biscuits and cookies

* Minimum of 2 guests
Wednesday
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 + $43 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 10:00 pm. All prices include GST.
* Weekend and public holidays will incur a surcharge. There is a 15% surcharge on a Saturday and a 30% surcharge on a Sunday. There may be additional fees applicable for weekend or after hour hire.
Our catering packages can be customised to suit your event.

Below is an example of our base full day package that can be built on to create your desired catering menu

All Day Package 1 - $43.00 per person | Cont. Tea + Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea

On Arrival
• Assorted biscuits and cookies
• Continuous tea and coffee all day

Morning Tea
• Dips with vegetable stick
• Danishes or muffins
• Selection of fruit juice and water

Lunch
• An assortment of sandwiches, wraps or baguettes
• Fresh fruit platter
• Selection of fruit juices and water

Afternoon Tea
• Assorted biscuits and cookies

* Minimum of 2 guests
Thursday
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 + $43 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 10:00 pm. All prices include GST.
* Weekend and public holidays will incur a surcharge. There is a 15% surcharge on a Saturday and a 30% surcharge on a Sunday. There may be additional fees applicable for weekend or after hour hire.
Our catering packages can be customised to suit your event.

Below is an example of our base full day package that can be built on to create your desired catering menu

All Day Package 1 - $43.00 per person | Cont. Tea + Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea

On Arrival
• Assorted biscuits and cookies
• Continuous tea and coffee all day

Morning Tea
• Dips with vegetable stick
• Danishes or muffins
• Selection of fruit juice and water

Lunch
• An assortment of sandwiches, wraps or baguettes
• Fresh fruit platter
• Selection of fruit juices and water

Afternoon Tea
• Assorted biscuits and cookies

* Minimum of 2 guests
Friday
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 + $43 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 10:00 pm. All prices include GST.
* Weekend and public holidays will incur a surcharge. There is a 15% surcharge on a Saturday and a 30% surcharge on a Sunday. There may be additional fees applicable for weekend or after hour hire.
Our catering packages can be customised to suit your event.

Below is an example of our base full day package that can be built on to create your desired catering menu

All Day Package 1 - $43.00 per person | Cont. Tea + Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea

On Arrival
• Assorted biscuits and cookies
• Continuous tea and coffee all day

Morning Tea
• Dips with vegetable stick
• Danishes or muffins
• Selection of fruit juice and water

Lunch
• An assortment of sandwiches, wraps or baguettes
• Fresh fruit platter
• Selection of fruit juices and water

Afternoon Tea
• Assorted biscuits and cookies

* Minimum of 2 guests
Saturday
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 hire fee
Per session
8:00 am – 5:30 pm
from $600 + $43 hire fee + per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 10:00 pm. All prices include GST.
* Weekend and public holidays will incur a surcharge. There is a 15% surcharge on a Saturday and a 30% surcharge on a Sunday. There may be additional fees applicable for weekend or after hour hire.
Our catering packages can be customised to suit your event.

Below is an example of our base full day package that can be built on to create your desired catering menu

All Day Package 1 - $43.00 per person | Cont. Tea + Coffee, Morning Tea, Lunch and Afternoon Tea

On Arrival
• Assorted biscuits and cookies
• Continuous tea and coffee all day

Morning Tea
• Dips with vegetable stick
• Danishes or muffins
• Selection of fruit juice and water

Lunch
• An assortment of sandwiches, wraps or baguettes
• Fresh fruit platter
• Selection of fruit juices and water

Afternoon Tea
• Assorted biscuits and cookies

* Minimum of 2 guests

Capacity

Standing
up to 200
Dining
up to 100
Theatre
up to 80
Cabaret
up to 80
Classroom
up to 50

Catering and drinks

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

Facilities

Wi-Fi
Projector
Whiteboard
Flipchart
PA system / speakers
Air conditioning
Natural light
Free on-street parking
Paid parking is available on-site (80 spaces)
Flatscreen TV
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
Ground level

Rules of the space

Allowed events

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

Host rules

Melbourne Polytechnic will provide the client with details of their tentative booking in writing. Tentative bookings will be held for ten (10) working days after the original booking enquiry or until agreed upon by the venue. To confirm a booking a signed copy of the quote, terms and conditions and a 25% deposit is required within that ten (10) working day period. Should written confirmation not be received by the due date, Melbourne Polytechnic reserves the right to cancel the tentative booking and accept other bookings.

Cancellation policy: Custom

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Melbourne Polytechnic’s Conference and Function Facilities are offered at competitive rates and are perfect for corporate meetings and social events.

Our modern facilities are situated throughout Melbourne and are well suited to the needs of corporate conferences, meetings and social events.

The facilities are ideal for strategic planning sessions, annual general meetings, business seminars, conferences, board meetings, product or service launches and general social events that require professional presentation and style.


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