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17, Dukes Walk, South Wharf, Victoria, 3006, Australia

Corporate Functions & Events at Aerial in South Wharf Melbourne

Nestled on the banks of the Yarra River in South Wharf within walking distance of Melbourne’s CBD, Aerial is a convenient, exclusive hire venue that serves as an exceptional space to hold your next corporate function. Walk through the ground floor entrance and up the large floating staircase to a bright, cavernous room flooded with natural light from the tall windows that offer 180-degree Melbourne city views.

With modern, neutral décor, Aerial can be decorated and designed in a way that suits your event best – including an elegant curtain system that can divide the space to create distinctive areasIt’s a great space for something as extravagant as an annual gala or Christmas party in Melbourne or something as casual as a workshop or corporate training event.

Aerial boasts integrated AV, lighting, and a PA system, with the option to hire extra equipment for conferences and presentations.

The fare at Aerial is perhaps its biggest point of difference from other corporate function venues in Melbourne. The renowned Showtime Event Group runs the venue and offers tailored, modern Australian menus from experienced chefs


Aerial Corporate Function & Event Highlights:

  •    Unrivalled Melbourne city fringe location
  •   Walking distance of CBD and Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre (MCEC)
  •   Large adaptable venue with contemporary blank canvas interiors
  •   State-of-the-art technology and in-built audiovisual
  •   Innovative catering and impeccable service from Showtime Event Group
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standing Up to 900 Standing
theatre Up to 312 Theatre
classroom Up to 160 Classroom
dinner Up to 468 Dinner & Dance


Accommodation Onsite
Rooms Available N/A
Onsite Car Parking
Available Spaces N/A

Spaces At This Venue

Aerial by Food and Desire event space

Exclusive Venue Hire

600sqm / sqft

Aerial is an exclusive hire venue with one large function room that can be divided with an elegant curtain system to create distinct zones. The venue boasts panoramic city views and contemporary, sophisticated décor.


The location of Aerial

Nearby Hotels

  • Pan Pacific Melbourne
  • InterContinental Melbourne
  • The Hotel Windsor

Nearby Attractions

  • SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium
  • Crown Melbourne
  • IceBar Melbourne

Frequently Asked Questions

Aerial can host up to 300 guests for weddings and events with a seated dinner format; or up to 900 for a cocktail-style standing reception.

Yes, Aerial can host impressive corporate functions with AV and state-of-the-art technology available.

Hotels near Aerial  include: 

  • Pan Pacific Melbourne
  • Novotel Melbourne South Wharf
  • Crowne Plaza Melbourne

Parking is available at the DFO South Wharf multi-level car park, and 50% discount tickets are provided to event guests on departure.


Expect mouthwatering menus from Melbourne’s renowned Showtime Event Group. The catering options are almost endless — choose from roving hot and cold canapés, plated multi-course meals featuring modern Australian, European, and Asian influences, gourmet food stations championing cultural cuisines, as well as plant-based menus for vegetarian and vegan diners.


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Amelia Scatigno

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Amelia Scatigno is our lovely Melbourne event and wedding expert. She's been in the industry since 2015 and absolutely loves the entertainment components of events, whether that's live drummers and dancers or a big fireworks show at the end of the night.

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