Robert Jeston
Regatta Point, Commonwealth Park, Acton, ACT

The Eye at Canberra Business Events Centre

Canberra Business Events Centre is primarily used for business functions but would be a suitable space for acoustic live music/as a teaching space.
Opening Hours of Venue: 
Subject to negotiation
Opening Hours of Office: 
9am-5pm, Monday to Friday
Is the venue closed on any public holidays or other dates during the year?: 
Technical Facilities
Sound system: 
5 x Boston inbuilt speakers + amp.
Sound engineer: 
6 x Hitachi HD Projectors, DVD & Blu Ray capabilities, HP laptop used to control DVD/presentations/Music
Does the venue have any sound restrictions: 
If the venue is not on the ground floor, are there any ramps or lifts for loading heavy equipment: 
Ground floor, fully accessible.
Can event managers bring in their own sound and/or lights: 
General Facilities
Total capacity: 
90 indoor, 43 outdoor
Security provided: 
Door person provided: 
Kitchen options: 
Hudsons Catering provide food options. In house kitchen with stove, fridge, dishwasher.
Bar options: 
Hudsons Catering provide bar service and refreshments.
Air conditioning available: 
Fully climate controlled
Greenroom and dressing rooms?: 
Conference room which may be used as a dressing room.
Cleaning Policy: 
Most cleaning is included but severe damage/excessive mess will be billed at cost.
Number of Toilets: 
6 female and 6 male
Disabled Toilets: 
1 disabled toilet
Fire Exits?: 
Does the venue have available instruments on the premises?: 
Is there a dance floor: 
No but room for dance floor - see floor plan
Parking facilities
What parking facilities are available?: 
Parking facilities are available outside
Is it paid parking?: 
Free 4 hour parking and paid parking facilities
Is the space suitable for a performance, a rehearsal or a teaching venue?: 
Suitable for teaching and non-amplified performances.
Does the venue have a typical market segment: 
Does the venue have a certain style of d├ęcor: 
Corporate, high end with lakeside views
If the venue is a more specific style of establishment, what is it: 
Business/conference centre
Fees and Charges
Hire rates: 
$600 for 2 hours, $795 for a half day, $1000 for a full day
Community discount rate: 
Insurance provided or expected: 
Insurance is not provided - public liability insurance is expected
Cancellation policy: 
If 2-3 months prior, then $350 cancellation fee applies
Disabilities Facilities and Access
Is there a ramp to the building?: 
Yes, fully accessible
Does the building have multiple floors? Are there internal ramps?elevators available?: 
No, ground floor only.
Sound Insulation
Is the venue insulated from the outside noise?: 
Yes sound insulated
Is the venue close to a main/noisy road?: 
Marketing and Ticketing
Does the venue provide its own advertising for performances?: 
What are the requirements for ticketing? Does the venue take a cut? Is there a compulsory company to sell tickets through?: 
Recording Facilities
Are there recording facilities?: 
No recording facilities, but can be brought in by promoter/artists
Teaching Room Information
Size of rooms?: 
approx 7metres x 4 metres
Number of rooms?: 
Closable doors/ sound proofing?: 
Closable door, not sound proofed.
High ceilings: 
High ceiling
Chairs and table available?: 
Yes, usually a board room. Seats 60
Storage facilities?: