Located on Brisbane’s South Bank in the heart of the CBD, Podium Conferencing and Events Centre is a 12m dollar luxury function venue in the Rydges Hotel. The hotel itself features 304 stylish rooms, including 64 one-bedroom suites. The Podium function room offers space for up to 400 seated guests and 600 standing. The venue offer maximum flexibility with dividing walls that create four separate meeting rooms, which open onto a terrace area. Floor-to-ceiling windows provide sweeping skyline views, and decorative touches from crystal lights to geometric patterned carpets. Also located on the Podium Level is one of the hotel's private boardroom’s ‘Podium 5’, suitable for meetings of up to 12 guests. The level 12 rooftop provides Brisbane River and city views with space for 250 banquet-style and 300 for cocktails. The space can be split into two private areas with a shared pre-function space that are well-suited to business meetings or a product launch.