convention centre


The paranaple convention centre is a contemporary conference and events venue in the heart of North-West Tasmania.

The spacious and flexible venue offers modern facilities and professional staff, all within a stone’s throw of accommodation, restaurants, artisan markets, activities and attractions. The main auditorium of the paranaple convention centre has floor to ceiling windows to take advantage of the waterside location with spectacular view of the mouth of the Mersey River and Bass Strait.



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square meter led screen

Our Rooms

Dimensions: 40m x 22m (800m2) height 6m
Seating: Theatre: 800, Classroom: 320,  Banquet: 400, Cocktail: 400, Trade booth: 50

Large single room (over 800m2) with north facing floor to ceiling windows. The main auditorium can be configured into 3 separate rooms with sound insulated walls. 21m2 LED screen with multi-panel configuration options, In-house industry standard Audio-Visual equipment and in-floor power and data traps. Event manager’s room with live-stream, kitchenette, office and toilet facilities. Freight elevator, Back-of-house private elevator. Nearby 500 space carpark, taxi rank and bus zone. On-site catering from Elevated Catering.

BREAK OUT – We have a number of plenary rooms available for hire at the paranaple centre and neighbouring paranaple arts centre, along with our 407 seat proscenium arch Town Hall Theatre in a gorgeous 1902 heritage building.

Torquay Room

The Torquay Room is the Eastern most room of the paranaple convention centre. DIMENSIONS: 12.5m x 22m x 6m high.
The Torquay room has commanding views over the Mersey River and can seat 200 people Theatre style, 120 Banquet or 150 Boardroom style.

Mersey Room

The centre room of the main auditorium is the Mersey Room with north facing floor to ceiling windows and the largest floor space of the three rooms. DIMENSIONS: 15m x 22m x 6m high. The Mersey Room can accommodate up to 250 people Theatre style, 150 Banquet or 200 Boardroom style.

Formby Room

At the western end of the main auditorium is the Formby Room. The Formby room has floor to ceiling windows and great access from the paranaple centre. DIMENSIONS: 12.5m x 22m x 6m high. The Formby Room holds up to 200 people Theatre style, 120 Banquet and 150 Boardroom style.

Devonport & the paranaple precinct

The 1.8ha paranaple precinct is in the heart of Devonport and the paranaple convention centre is located on the top floor of the paranaple centre. Next door is the paranaple arts centre which houses the Devonport Regional Gallery, our Visitor Information Centre and the 400 seat proscenium arch Town Hall Theatre.

Across the Market Square with is 6×3.5m outdoor LED screen is Providore Place, an alfresco market areas with restaurants, eateries and bars. Parking is provided by the multistory 500 space car park and everything is a short stroll to the picturesque Mersey River.  

Our Services

Exclusive event manager concierge service, Onsite Catering, Full AV set up and lots, lots more...

enquire about holding your next event at the paranaple convention centre.

  • +61 3 6420 2900
  • 137 Rooke Street, Devonport TAS 7310
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