Venue

GMHBA STADIUM


Higher Mark at GMHBA Stadium is regional Victoria’s largest event venue and is located in the heart of Geelong. It offers a unique and memorable event space, catering to all types of business events and social functions.


Inviting the outdoors inside, external terraces and sweeping floor to ceiling windows flooded with natural light connect the venue to its surrounds. GMHBA Stadium features a contemporary design and stunning views over surrounding parklands, Geelong's skyline and playing field. Our premium 32 event spaces and can be adapted to suit all event sizes wit facilities for 2 to 2,450 guests.


Food and beverage options with Higher Mark will impress all guests. Our experienced chefs offer a range of creative menus, with a focus on local produce to bring your event to life. 


At Higher Mark, our ambition is to take your event to new heights. With “exceptional” as a benchmark, delivering premium, tailored experiences for our clients is a priority.

 

Key Features

Impressive 32 event spaces

Dedicated culinary team

Free of charge on site parking

Day and night event capabilities

Dedicated on-site AV provider  

Wi-Fi provided

Event management capabilities      


Convenient, central location:

55 minutes to Melbourne CBD

25 minutes to Avalon Airport

Walking distance to Geelong CBD, South Geelong train station and other public transport options Close proximity to accommodation facilities 

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Our Rooms

President's Room

A grand atrium entrance leading to the stadium's largest capacity and most premium event space comprises of sweeping floor to ceiling windows overlooking the ground.

CAPACITY - 2450

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Geelong Social Club

This versatile, modern event space, catering for a variety of events is located on Level 2 of the prestigious Charles Brownlow Stand, offering superb views of the ground.

CAPACITY - 600

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Captains' Room

A private entrance leads to the level 3 Captains’ Room which embraces floor to ceiling windows that overlook GMHBA Stadium and the city skyline.

CAPACITY - 400

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Executive Suites

These suites create a flexible area for smaller events and functions while still maintaining ease with pre-function and lounge areas.

CAPACITY - 30

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Alex Popescu Room

The level 2 function area situated in the Hickey Stand provides the ideal space for stand up cocktail functions or more casual events at GMHBA stadium.

CAPACITY - 600

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Fred Flanagan Room

A function room full of club history which overlooks the stadium from the Ford Stand, the Fred Flanagan Room is a unique and versatile function and event space.

CAPACITY - 500

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Charles & Co. Cafe

Easily accessible and exclusively overlooking the player warm up area providing a unique insight to the inner sanctum of the club, the Charles and Co. Café is an simple yet distinct function venue.

CAPACITY - 100

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Auditorium

The ultimate Inner Sanctum event space, the auditorium is situated inside the Geelong Cats Costa Brothers Football Department and usually plays home to AFL players and coaches.

CAPACITY - 70

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Room Capacities

Event Space BANQUET CABARET USHAPE  THEATRE BOARDROOM COCKTAIL EXHIBIT BOOTHS
President's Room 1000 800 70 680 80 2450 60
Geelong Social Club 300 240 - - - 600 28
Executive Suites - - 9 15 18 20 -
Captains' Room 300 250 86 320 95 400 12
Fred Flanagan Room 400 320 100 300 100 400 20
Alex Popescu Room230 90 40 50 24 500 -
Charles & Co. Cafe 30 24 26 42 34 50 -

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
events@highermark.com.au

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