Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre
SPLASH! has secured more than 5,000 square metres of exhibition space across the ground floor, large spacious foyers showcasing 180 degree views of the Broadbeach skyline and over 1,400 undercover car parks. The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre provides the flexibility to stage SPLASH! under the one roof.
How to get there
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 Queensland regional centres. Regular bus and shuttle services are available from Gold Coast Airport to Broadbeach.
When traveling southbound from Brisbane (78km) take the Broadbeach Motorway Exit and follow the directions to Broadbeach. Just after the Pacific Fair Shopping Centre turn left at the next set of lights. This will bring you out onto the Gold Coast Highway. The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre is situated on the corner of the next street, just after The Star Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast is 900km north of Sydney and is accessible by either the Pacific Highway or the inland New England Highway. There are a wide range of coach / bus transfers, taxi and hire car services available from the airports. Stretch and sedan limosines are also an affordable option.
The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre’s car park entrance is at the northern end of the building, accessible from traffic lights off the Gold Coast Highway and the main driveway off TE Peters Drive.
Undercover car spaces are available for short-term parking.
A $12 inclusive of GST flat rate is charged for car parking at the centre.
Local bus, coach, taxi and limousine companies operate regular services to all major attractions, hotel and shopping centres.
To get to and from the Brisbane Airport, the closest train station is called Nerang. It is about 15 minutes by taxi or you can also catch a Surfside bus.
There is a bus stop directly in front of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Gold Coast Highway. There are also taxi and limousine ranks at the main entrance.
You can also access the rail line to Brisbane via a bus from The Star Gold Coast.
Looking for travel and entertainment ideas outside your time at SPLASH! expo?
The Gold Coast Traveler mobile edition is free of charge to the city’s visitors and locals. The app is a comprehensive guide to all the fun to be had throughout the region.
There is also a 5% discount available to all SPLASH! visitors should you wish to make ticket purchases through the app. Upon the check out of your purchase use your event discount code GCCONV (please note, this is case sensitive) to access your discount.
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