BRISBANE'S BEST CO-WORKING & WORKSHOP SPACES
Brisbane’s start-up scene is redefining the traditional working space, creating new venues and giving birth to more creative vibrant function spaces. We know you already have a lot on your plate as an event organiser or start-up (trust us, we’ve been in both pairs of shoes) so we’ve rounded up Brisbane's best venues to hire to give you the low down on some of the best spots for your next workshop, conference or team function.
THE COVE, Newstead
We all know the importance of a good working space, one that lets our creative and entrepreneurial minds gather and become inspired. Enter The Cove, a new office space located in Brisbane’s trendy part of town, Newstead, designed for just that. Apart from its completely sleek (and chic) fit-outs inclusive of custom designed multifunctional work desks, office suites and workshop spaces, the venue is complete with a unique range of services including business concierge and underground parking. And did we mention their enviable courtyard that take's full advantage of our amazing Brisbane weather?! Perfect for your Spring-Summer pop-up outdoor event!
CHRISTIE SPACES, Brisbane CBD
Located in the heart of Brisbane’s stylish and vibrant CBD, Christie Spaces endeavour to foster a flexible work environment to help you achieve balance in life. Whether you’re a small team or in need of hosting a large corporate event, these boutique-gallery, three-level working spaces are private, ready-to-go and have tailored layouts designed for teams of any size. With easy access to public transport and communal facilities, Christie Spaces value flexibility and independence and are committed to reinventing what co-working and co-sharing can be for creative professionals.
RIVER CITY LABS, Fortitude Valley
Whether you’re presenting a pitch, looking for a function space to hire or just wanting to book a space to collaborate with your team, River City Labs offers flexible and decked-out meeting spaces to cater your event’s needs. As one of Queensland’s largest go-to, most dynamic spaces, River City Labs offers three functional meeting rooms (suitable for up to 65 guests), boardrooms (for up to 10 guests) and private office areas (suitable for 3 to 10 guests) perfect for round-table discussions. Dubbed the Silicon Valley incubator of Brisbane, you know this tech-friendly venue is sure to impress.
SOHO SPACE, Fortitude Valley
If you’re in need of a space that will let your creative mind wander, then Soho Space should be at the top of your list. When not in use for regular classes, Soho’s beautiful Fortitude Valley yoga studio is available to hire for retreats, seminars and workshops. This contemporary, light-filled sanctuary allows you to escape the hustle and bustle of Brisbane’s inner-city suburbs and enter a space that is peaceful and private, the perfect co-working environment.
CUPO, Fortitude Valley
Cüpo is one of Brisbane’s most versatile venues for hire. They call it the blank canvas. You are the artist. While Cüpo offers space for large scale events and functions, it also holds a passion for creating a professional and inspirational venue for seminars, networking event, workshops and trainings. The beautifully furnished urban warehouse provides natural lighting, transforming it into a warm and open studio perfectly suited to any event.
BIB’N’BRACE COLLECTIVE, Teneriffe
Bib’N’Brace is one of Brisbane’s best kept secrets amongst the city’s creatives. Located in an industrial warehouse just off Teneriffe’s Commercial Road, this exhibition space converts perfectly to host any workshop, masterclass or launch party. Whether you’re looking for an off-site location for a team day or something a little bigger, this contemporary, minimalistic space will adapt to your needs.
LITTLE TOKYO TWO, Various
This couldn’t be Brisbane’s ‘go-to’ guide for co-working and workshop spaces without a nod to the Little Tokyo Two group. With collaborative co-working spaces across 4 locations in Brisbane, there’s really something for any size business looking to organise their next event. The versatility of The Capital, sitting above the Wintergarden on Queen St, allows for events as large scale as a conference, right down to a cooperative space for corporate teams and groups to collaborate. Petrie Terrace and Springhill also offer unique spaces for casual hire both boast open, interactive spaces are always bustling with activity. The Springfield arm of Little Tokyo Two is a part of the Greater Springfield "IDEA City" precinct, ideal if you’re looking for somewhere to host your event in Brisbane’s western suburbs.
WOTSO WORKSPACE, Chermside & Fortitude Valley
One of our favourite Brisbane function spaces for hire is on Brisbane's north side. WOTSO WorkSpace's offers a large, open plan event space perfect for presentations or networking events. Bringing the outdoors in with their funky, vibrant style this venue adapts to nearly corporate function no matter how big or small. Better yet, it's BYO (like each venue in this list), meaning you can really turn on the charm and put your guests at ease!
PROSPECT STUDIOS, Fortitude Valley
With an exposed brick exterior, timber accents and steel detailing, Prospect Studios offers a venue space oozing with character. Tucked behind the Homemaker Centre in the Valley the studio is an ideal location for your next work function. If you're looking to host a networking event this place would make for the perfect Friday afternoon venue (with a pop-up bar of course), allowing your guests to kick-off on to the ultra trendy James St post event (win-win right?).
SOCIAL CUT STUDIO, Fortitude Valley
Social Cut Studio are the newest kids on the block (literally opening their doors yesterday), offering a boutique co-working experience. Located just off Fortitude Valley's iconic James Street, the studio is the perfect place to host an intimate event, interview or client meeting. Social Cut Studio's vibe is airy and relaxed while still making you feel 100% at home. This little gem is the perfect balance between flexible co-working, with hourly options available and private office hire (without any of the commitment).
COMMON COLLECTIVE, Sunshine Coast
Sunshine Coast, we didn’t forget about you – Common Collective is your go to creative venue. This relaxed, fresh co-working space is seriously Insta-worthy and offers flexible packages that adapt to your needs as an event organiser. If you’re looking for an airy, effortlessly cool vibe to align with your next event, why not make a little stay-cay out of it and head on up the coast?
THE STUDIO UPSTAIRS, Gold Coast
The Studio Upstairs will take you down to the other coast. It’s high ceilings and plenty of natural light make it an ideal location to hold a workshop, training or host an activation for your brand. This Bright space in Burleigh is only a stone’s throw away from the beach and the Gold Coast’s trendiest restaurants – giving you instant cool creds.
To explore more BYO spaces for your next corporate event or workshop in Brisbane, Ipswich, Gold Coast, Byron Bay and Sunshine Coast, view our Venue Page.
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