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Sydney’s Unique Venues Association gets industry relaunch
The Sydney Unique Venues Association (SUVA) - the association that represents distinctive venues able to host events such as bachelor parties, wedding receptions, gala dinners, corporate conferences, film shoots and cocktail functions - has undertaken a relaunch event to highlight the versatility of the 60 unique locations offered by its members.
Held at Luna Park Sydney’s Coney Island the relaunch put the spotlight on charm and uniqueness of each venue, from sparkling harbour views to venues with educational and historical value or beautiful gardens and outdoor facilities. Many are Sydney icons and landmarks that offer a great alternative to traditional function centres, hotels and other venues.
A statement from the Association advises “with something for every occasion, SUVA has an unrivalled wealth of choice when it comes to venues.
“The very nature of SUVA venues often means little theming is required. In many cases you have the opportunity to combine your event with unique activities. Your guests could enjoy their favourite carnival ride, guided tours of the numerous galleries and museums, an afternoon at the races or even an active sporting day. When it comes to the all important business part of the day there is a perfect SUVA venue for your conference or meeting.”
The SUVA website offers an online venue finding service helping event planners, corporations and individuals alike find places ’outside the box’ including art studios or galleries, museums and theatres, entertainment venues, universities, theme parks, sporting grounds, historic sites and parklands.
A not for profit organisation, SUVA is dedicated to the promotion of unique venues as an alternate to traditional convention centres and hotels. The association is lead by a team of dedicated industry professionals who all work in unique venues.
SUVA member venues include:
• Aerial UTS Function Centre
• Art Gallery of New South Wales
• Australian Museum
• Australian National Maritime Museum
• Australian Turf Club
• Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre
• Cell Block Theatre at the National Art School
• Century Venues – Enmore, Metro, & Factory Theatres and The Sydney Comedy Store
• City Recital Hall
• Darling Park
• Eden Gardens
• Fairground Follies
• History House, home of the Royal Australian Historical Society
• HostCo Venues
• iFLY Indoor Skydiving
• Monkey Baa Theatre Company
• Luna Park
• MGSM CBD Executive Conference Centre
• Museum of Applied Arts and Science (MAAS) - Powerhouse Museum
• Museum of Applied Arts and Sciences (MAAS) - Sydney Observatory
• Museum Of Contemporary Art
• National Trust of Australia (NSW), Observatory Hill in The Rocks
• NIDA Parade Theatres
• Paddington Town Hall
• Prince Henry Centre
• Qantas Centre of Service Excellence
• Qudos Bank Arena
• Roslyn Packer Theatre Walsh Bay
• UNSW Roundhouse
• Seymour Centre
• SMC Conference & Function Centre
• St John's College (University of Sydney)
• State Theatre
• Sydney Harbour Islands
• Sydney International Regatta Centre
• Sydney International Regatta Centre
• Sydney Living Museums - Venues
• Sydney TAFE, Ultimo College
• Sydney Town Hall
• Taronga Centre
• The Barnet Long Room, Customs House
• The Concourse Performing Arts Centre, Chatswood
• The Entertainment Quarter
• UNSW Venues and Events
• With a backdrop of technology and innovation, UNSW Australia campus and grounds provide a point
• Whitehouse Institute of Design Australia
• Zest Waterfront Venues
For more information go to www.suva.com.au
Image: Luna Park Sydney
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