Welcome to Higher Mark

Boasting the largest event space in regional Victoria, Higher Mark is the epitome of class. The venue’s unique and architectural design offers sweeping floor-to-ceiling windows flooding with natural light, contemporary design features and stunning views over surrounding parklands, Geelong’s skyline and playing field.

Higher Mark has 32 premium event spaces, the versatile venue can be adapted to suit all event size requirements with facilities for two to 2,450 guests. The sophisticated event spaces deliver the perfect venue for all types of events ranging from conferences, exhibitions, business meetings, to social functions, weddings and more.

Our experienced and dedicated culinary team offer a range of creative menus and use seasonal produce to bring your event to life. Our menu has been influenced by Geelong’s vibrant culinary scene and features local wines and beers.

Higher Mark is located in the heart of Geelong with Geelong CBD, public transport, and a range of accommodation facilities all within walking distance.

At Higher Mark, our ambition is to take your event to the next level. With ‘exceptional’ as a benchmark, delivering premium, tailored experiences for our clients is a priority. Allow us to work with you to achieve a Higher Mark in performance for your next event.  

In 2023, Higher Mark has received the following awards for our unmistakable Geelong hospitality: 

2023 Victorian Venue Caterer of the Year (Gold) – Restaurant & Catering Association Awards for Excellence

2023 National Venue Caterer of the Year (Silver) – Restaurant & Catering Association Awards for Excellence

2023 Business Event Venue of the Year (Bronze) – Victorian Tourism Awards

2023 Restaurant & Catering Hostplus Awards for Excellence - 5 Plate Rating

Higher Mark Wins at RC&A National Awards

National Caterer of the Year 2022

Crowned 2022 National Caterer of the Year and 2022 Victorian Venue Caterer of the Year at RC&A Awards.

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Higher Mark wins at Geelong Business Excellence Awards

Tourism and Hospitality Excellence

Higher Mark wins Tourism and Hospitality award at the Geelong Business Excellence Awards 2022.

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Winners! Vic & Tas Caterer of the Year

Major Award Winners

Higher Mark, has won Victoria Venue Caterer of the year and the Major award of Victoria & Tasmania Caterer of the year in the Restaurant & Catering HostPlus Awards for Excellence.

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Gold at Victorian Tourism Awards

Excellence in Business Event Venue

Higher Mark has won Gold in the Business Events Venue category at the Victorian Tourism Awards

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Be Inspired in Geelong

Destination video

Business Events Geelong spotlights Higher Mark as part of campaign "Be Inspired" in Geelong & the Bellarine.

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Memorable Events with Higher Mark

Business & Social Events

Higher Mark's versatile event spaces deliver the perfect venue for events, including conferences, exhibitions, social functions, weddings and more.

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why do clients choose us?

Kylie and the Higher Mark team together with Total Events, made our Staff Excellence Awards this year a sensational afternoon. Their quality of service, support, amenities and delicious food make the venue a must for any large celebration. They have partnered with us for two years running now for this event and the ambiance, view and planning ensure we meet our goal for making it a special event.

Suzie Kelly
The Gordon

Book Your Event Today

Discover how Higher Mark can take your event to the next level today.

Our experienced and friendly team will provide personal support to bring your event to life, ranging from intimate meetings and team building sessions, through to gala dinners, conferences and exhibitions.

(03) 5225 2367