InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto | Meeting and Event Spaces

Melbourne Meetings & Events


Melbourne Events Specialists

InterContinental Melbourne The Rialto is ideal for your next meeting, event or conference. Centrally located on Collins Street, this advantageous location ensures a smooth experience for all your guests. With 11 private meeting rooms on a dedicated conference floor, excellent restaurants on-site and comfortable accommodation, everything you need for a successful event is right here. Your delegates will have easy access to convenient undercover car parking, Melbourne’s free tram zone and Southern Cross Station.


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Group activities, offsite events and event spaces and menus to delight.

Welcome and Closing Functions

It’s all about a warm welcome and a strong closing. Alongside our meeting rooms, try our unique spaces for your cocktail receptions to showcase a truly Melbourne experience for your delegates.

  • Bluestone Wine Lounge – maximum of 70 people
  • Market Lane Bar – maximum of 100 people
  • Alluvial Restaurant – maximum 150 people
  • The Secret Laneway –  maximum 180 people


Our dedicated conference floor provides a variety of meeting and function rooms for you to choose from. Our rooms each feature state-of-the-art facilities including audio visual and catering plus residential availability with 253 guest rooms only steps away. Our specialised events team will help you from seamless planning to flawless execution.



• Fresh fruit bowl on arrival
• Freshly brewed coffee and selection of teas each break
• Chef’s selection sweet or savoury morning and afternoon tea items
• Your selection of the networking lunch with option of sit down lunch in Alluvial Restaurant (subject to numbers)
• Stationery and refreshments (includes note pads, pens, water, mints)
• Daily newspapers

Audio Visual Package

from $650 per room

• Client or presenter provided laptop with VGA or HDMI output
• Laptop stand (plinth)
• High definition ceiling mounted data projector
• Motorised screen in widescreen (16:9) aspect ratio
• Lectern with attached microphone
• Laptop or iPod audio connection
• PA (speaker) system
• 8’ x 6’ (~2.4m x ~1.8m) stage
• Setup of all equipment
• Assistance with a technician
• Pack down


Signage & Product Displays

The hotel can accommodate a variety of displays in various locations and has a number of features to enable smooth running of your event.

Digital event signage screens are located at both the Collins Street and Flinders Lane entrances of the hotel and outside each meeting room to allow for easy navigation for your delegates.

Large displays including cars, can be displayed in the lobby. The maximum width is 170cm to allow access through the front doorway. Bump-in is available from loading dock accessed via Flinders Lane.

Gala Dinners

Celebrate success with an elaborate gala dinner in one our event spaces.

Alternatively, we can assist you with planning a gala dinner with one of our offsite partners. Merchant by Guy Grossi is located on the Ground Floor of the hotel and Vue de Monde by Shannon Bennet is right next door on the 53rd floor of the Rialto Towers. These venues can cater for up to 150 people with exclusive venue use.

Deluxe Accommodation

The hotel comprises of 253 luxurious guestrooms from standard King Deluxe rooms to the sumptuous Iconic Suites with access to Club InterContinental. The hotel also features a 24 hour gym, indoor heated rooftop swimming pool, jacuzzi spa, sauna and Botanica Day Spa.

Negotiated group accommodation rooms rates extended for a minimum of 10 rooms per night, inclusive of standard internet and breakfast for one.

Build Team Engagement

InterContinental Insiders Collection

The Insider Collection is unique to the InterContinental brand.

The five elements of the Insider Collection are Insider Locations, Insider Speakers, Insider Community, Insider Interactions and Insider Breaks.

There are many ways we can help you create a meeting with a difference. The hotel offers its own selection of experiences, ensuring your delegates are guaranteed to come away with a better understanding of Melbourne and of each other.

From discovering the art of the perfect Melbourne espresso coffee to uncovering the hidden creativity of our city with a laneway street art tour and stencil art class your delegates will come away with a more enriched understanding of Melbourne.

Industry specialists

Our diverse and dedicated team have experience across a variety of industries, read more about planning your next event here:

What To Do & How to Get Here

Located on bustling Collins Street there is a host of places to explore and activities for your delegates to do during breaks and at the end of the day. Go shopping at Emporium Melbourne, discover the hidden cellar bar underneath State of Grace or walk along the Yarra River and explore Southbank.

The hotel is a block and half from Southern Cross Station and within the free tram zone, so getting here is easy. Parking is also available at the Rialto Car Park located at 476 Flinders Lane, giving delegates straight entry into our hotel. Alternatively, valet parking is $50 per car per day through our friendly Concierge team.

Like What You See? Join us for our Open Day

We regularly open our doors for an open day. You are invited to experience our Meetings and Events spaces, meet our team and check out our unique hotel. Secure your spot today by emailing Nga Nguyen on or calling 03 8627 1422.

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