Canberra, the purpose-built capital of Australia, is an enclave of New South Wales set around a man-made lake. Sitting amid beautiful bushland, booking a hotel in Canberra will allow you to do business as well as enjoy the best of outdoor Australian life. Naturally, it’s an important centre for commerce and politics in the country, and it caters to its professional crowd with excellent dining and entertainment options. Many Canberrans work in the travel, communications and technology companies based here.
Why is Canberra such a good place for me to do business?
Canberra Airport is but a 10-minute drive from the centre of town with tree-lined streets giving way to the grand avenues of Australia’s seats of power. Lake Burley Griffin splits the city neatly in half. Most administration buildings sit to the south, and the district known as ‘Civic’, the commercial zone, is in the north. Civic offers a concentrated shopping, hotel and business district with a pedestrianised area along the City Walk. Here you’ll find a large selection of shops and al fresco dining establishments as well as the National Convention Centre. Cycling is a popular activity along Canberra’s well-designed roads. It’s possible to appreciate the natural beauty of the region while enjoying the many choices for dining and entertainment.
Where do I meet other business people in Canberra?
The National Convention Centre in Civic is the city’s premier location to network at the nation’s biggest business events. Alongside catching music and fashion shows, you can book seminars and conferences in a state-of-the-art facility. The Canberra Convention Bureau in the south west of the city is an equally excellent venue for business events. It frequently draws speakers from the big names of commerce in Australia and beyond. Booking a hotel in Canberra puts you on the doorstep of a wealth of networking opportunities in a particularly easy-to-navigate city.
What else can I enjoy when I book my hotel in Canberra?
For the active business traveller looking to make the most of their time after work, taking in the attractive natural surroundings is a singular experience. Nearby mountain bike trails offer a striking view of some of Australia’s most attractive scenery. A hotel in Canberra is also a great place to sample some of the country’s finest wines including Jeir Creek and Lark Hill at the nearby wineries.