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Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

158 Ferny Avenue · Surfers Paradise, Queensland 4217 Australia

Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa

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Business Events & Meetings Overview

The Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa's unique event spaces, state-of-the-art facilities, fine food and exemplary service cement the internationally-acclaimed property as one of the finest conferencing and event destinations in Australia.

Meeting Space Highlights

  • Over 2,000 square meters of event space, including stunning poolside locations overlooking the resort’s $8 million lagoon area
  • Event spaces that can accommodate small meetings, major conferences and gala events for up to 800 guests
  • A pillarless 700-square-meter Grand Ballroom, complete with spectacular chandeliers, state-of-the-art audiovisual technology and the capability of being divided into two smaller rooms
  • A drive-on lift allowing easy access for motor vehicles or heavy equipment and simplifying exhibition set up
  • Trade exhibition space accommodating up to 50 trade booths, located on the same level as all conference rooms allowing major sponsors to network with the delegates to their full potential
  • Dedicated Event Management Team including the resort’s own in house Floral and Creative Design team
  • Short drive to Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • On-site audiovisual company, Staging Connections
  • 329 newly refurbished guest rooms and suites to accommodate conference delegates
  • Pre function areas and terraces which adjoin several of the meeting rooms, offering breathtaking views of the resort’s landscapes gardens and lagoon area.

Staff Profiles

Our experienced Event Management Team will ensure the success of your business meeting, conference or special event. Organizers can relax knowing their event is in good hands with a specialist and experienced team including a Creative Design Manager and Australia's largest events and staging company, Staging Connections, on-site.


Floral & Creative Design Team


Our on-site Floral and Creative Design Team is overseen by Sharron Richards. The team can create fresh and innovative themed bouquets and centre pieces and will ensure the continuity and flow of your theme from arrival to departure.


Sharron Richards can be contacted on 07 5592 9800 or via email:


Executive Chef


The resort’s renowned Executive Chef, Andrew Fraser, welcomes the opportunity to create personalized menus to suit your particular requirements, dietary needs or budget, whilst reflecting the resort’s five star culinary innovation and creativity.

Directions & Parking

  • Valet parking is charged at $20 per car


Directions from Coolangatta Airport:


Travel North on Gold Coast Highway to North side of Surfers Paradise along Ferny Avenue to #158.


Directions from Brisbane International Airport:


  • From the airport follow the signs for the Gold Coast on the Gateway Arterial Motorway
  • Take the South East Freeway (M1) exit to the Gold Coast
  • Exit at Southport via Smith St. and follow the signs for Surfers Paradise
  • Turn right at the Gold Coast Highway intersection
  • After approximately 4 km turn right at Palm Avenue and then right into Ferny Avenue
  • The resort is approximately 500 meters on the left hand side


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