Bigger, Better

Do you want the latest facts on the Adelaide Convention Centre expansion project? Well you’ve come to the right place… we’ll be dishing the dirt and keeping you up to date with every development right here!

Centre Stage

by The Centre on April 07, 2014

The Adelaide Convention Centre’s expansion project is full steam ahead! We can really see the form of the new building now – a striking shape inspired by the South Australian landscape. It’s becoming a special part of the skyline along the River Torrens. Our development is part of a $3 billion investment in the Adelaide CBD’s northwest with other projects including SAHMRI, the new Royal Adelaide Hospital and the Adelaide Oval. We’ve been excited to see a number of milestones reached around the developing Adelaide Riverbank Precinct in...

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IT'S OFFICIAL - new bar, new suite, best views in town!

by The Centre on February 13, 2012

If you love to be in the hippest most happening places in Adelaide you simply must stand up and pay attention. The NEW Regattas Bistro + Bar and Panorama Suite complex was opened in all of its official glory on Wednesday night (February 8) by the Hon Minister Gago, Minister for Tourism. Of course there was all of the usual pomp and ceremony for such an auspicious occasion b...

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Regattas Bistro + Bar... cooked to perfection!

by Alec Gilbert on January 04, 2012

It’s been a long while since Adelaide’s seen a brand new, designed-from-scratch, stand-alone restaurant. I’ve lived here six years, so it must be at least that long. But it’s opening in a matter of days now – and it’s ours! The new Regattas Bistro + Bar is the first major redevelopment of the Riverbank precinct. It’s much cl...

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Our first billion

by Alec Gilbert on Tuesday, October 25, 2011

A couple of years ago, when we were building our business case for the expansion of the centre, we commissioned Ernst & Young to do some number crunching on the Government’s likely ‘...

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Hear it from them!

by The Centre on Tuesday, September 13, 2011

Last month, Destination SA was held at our Centre. It’s the premier event for showcasing South Australia’s business events and incentive travel industry to a national audience. Duri...

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Build It and They Will Come?

by Alec Gilbert on Monday, July 25, 2011

... It’s a dangerous expectation for any convention or tourism venture.  I’ve seen stunning developments all over the world become white elephants because the operators relied on ...

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We Are Getting Bigger and Better

by Alec Gilbert on Friday, July 15, 2011

YES! At last! The day the South Australian Government announced publicly that the Adelaide Convention Centre expansion would go ahead, I was elated. A $350 million facelift; two stages of construc...

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Our Manifesto

by The Centre on Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Imagine a glass mosaic, representing the beautiful face of a happy person. As you get closer, you can see how each piece of glass contributes to shaping a line, or a curve, or a feature of that im...

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