You will find Claudelands set amongst 34 hectares of beautiful parkland, only a short 10 minute walk from Hamilton’s CBD. This convenient location means easy access to the city’s accomodation facilities, as well as the thriving cafe and nightlife scene.
Centrally located within the Waikato region, Claudelands is within close proximity to other major North Island cities including Auckland, Tauranga, Rotorua and Taupo, as well as other stunning attractions such as the Hamilton Gardens, Waitomo Caves, Hobbition Movie Set and the black sand beaches of Raglan.
Claudelands’ linked rooms and spaces can be expanded, reduced or used in combinations – meaning spaces can be tailored to suit exact requirements. The conference centre is capable of hosting 1,200 or more delegates. It offers 11 breakout spaces, on-site audio-visual services, ultra-fast fibre optics, award-winning catering and complimentary delegate parking. The main conference space, the Heaphy Room, can seat 900, with the option of dividing the room into three seperate spaces. Standing alongside the conference centre is a further 10,000sqm of integrated indoor/outdoor exhibition space – ideal for conferences with an exhibition components.
Claudelands offers a range of spaces that are ideal for before-and-after functions. These spaces are unique in design, provide fantastic views of Claudelands Park and located within close proximity to the main conference areas. Several meeting rooms, which are ideal for small business meetings of up to 50 delegates, are also available. Many of these spaces offer ease of access to other areas of Claudelands. They also offer dimmable lighting, wireless internet, air conditioning and integrated audio-visual solutions.
Adjacent to the conference and exhibition centre is the 6,000 capacity Claudelands Arena. This stunning auditorium is ideal for larger seated banquets, gala dinners, exhibitions and conference plenary sessions.
To complement the high quality of the venue, Claudelands maintains an exclusive partnership with industry-leaders Montana Food & Events, along with a preferred partnership with Vidcom New Zealand Ltd. Based on-site, these professionals provide optimum service in catering and audio-visual, communications and equipment for all conferences and functions.