Open Forum - Light filled Atrium space

55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand ·
Min. 4 hours
AUT Events

Hosted by AUT Events

SpacetoCo Host since May 2020

Featuring tasteful design and a myriad of choices for your occasion, AUT Events offers a versatile and spacious venue with a multitude of bookable spaces across the expansive campus.

About this space

Boasting a feature green wall and a high glass ceiling, the light-filled Open Forum offers ample space to host cocktail events for 350 guests and seated dinners for up to 200 guests.

This easy- to- transform venue is an ideal space for your event, be it an exhibition, award ceremony, fashion show, eat street style events and more.

Venue hire includes chairs and tables, as well as basic in-room audio visual consisting of:

  • 2 x LED Wall screens (4x4 main screen and 3x3 secondary screen)

  • In-house PC running windows for presentations

  • WiFi

AUT Events in-house AV team also offers an extensive range of technical services, including Live streaming, Videography and editing, Lighting design, Staging and LED video wall.

With fresh food prepared daily from seasonal, organic and free-range products, we offer full-service catering at our venue, as well as delivered to you. Select from our extensive range of menus or contact us to arrange a unique, tailor-made menu perfect for your special event.

Booking schedule

1 AM
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11 AM
12 PM
1 PM
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4 PM
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6 PM
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11 PM


Tables Screen WiFi Chairs/Sofas Outdoor Area Toilets Public Transport Accessible Heater Sound System Available Staff Projector Whiteboard Wheelchair Friendly Computer Playground/ Playspace Stage

Suitable for

Dance Exhibition Film Performance Photoshoot Birthday General Celebration Baby Shower Community Group Gathering Counselling Engagement Marriage Proposal Wedding Ceremony


55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand

Opening times


6:00am - 11:00pm


6:00am - 11:00pm


6:00am - 11:00pm


6:00am - 11:00pm


6:00am - 11:00pm


6:00am - 11:00pm




Minimum 4 hour (or 1/2 day) hire period.
External catering and audio visual providers are not permitted.
Food and drink is permitted inside this space. However, no food and drink is allowed in lecture theatres or classrooms.
We are completely smoke free, with designated smoking areas outside our premises.

Additional details

Host's Cancellation Policy
100% refund on cancellations up until 60 days before your booking. After that, there are no refunds on cancellation.
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