gold coast convention centre

The 2018 National Architecture Conference will take place 6 – 8 June 2018 at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre.

On Wednesday 6 June, fringe and social activities will take place including the official opening party. For details on the other exciting fringe events, visit the events page.

On Thursday 7 June and Friday 8 June, the main conference sessions will be in Arena A at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (GCCEC).

Conveniently located in the heart of Broadbeach, just 500 metres from pristine white sand beaches, the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition centre is close to many styles of accommodation, great restaurants and bars.

Positioned on the corner of the Gold Coast Highway and TE Peters Drive, the main entrance is accessible from the roundabout of TE Peters Drive

The Gold Coast Airport is just 20 minutes south of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, with regular flights from all capital cities and some region centres in Queensland.

Regular shuttle buses are available from the airport to Broadbeach.

Further information on public transport and on-site parking can be found here.


For those of you who wish to avoid the line-up on Thursday morning, registration will available on Wednesday afternoon between 2pm and 4pm, and the again on Thursday morning from 7.30am. Registration will take place on ground floor at the southern end of the convention centre.
Our fringe and other social activities including the Opening Party will be held at venues across Broadbeach and the greater Gold Coast. For full details on all events being planned, please visit the Events page.