stage as part of the Mackay Festival of Arts, the first
event to open the city’s new convention centre
It will offer many versatile spaces including a 1090-seat theatre, 100-seat studio space, two plenary halls that when fully extended seat 1800 people, two dedicated foyers, bars, breakout rooms, and extensive front-of-house and backstage amenities.
Convention Centre to be completed in July 2009
The manager of convention precinct, Mark Fawcett, has said the centre will soon become a leading player in Australia’s growing regional convention market.