Kentico Connection 2014

Conference at the Sydney Masonic Centre

Sydney Masonic Centre

Sydney Masonic Centre (SMC) provides a convenient and state-of-the-art function centre located in the heart of Sydney, Australia.

Built in the 'brutalist' style which features striking geometric angles and exposed concrete and timber textures that was popular from 1950s to 1970s, it provides a modern and stylish centre for your next function or conference in Sydney.

SMC Conference & Function Centre in Sydney is an ideal venue for your next event. Located in Sydney’s CBD, our centre offers a complete conference solution with modern facilities including a superior internet solution so you can “stay connected”.

Getting there

We have taken all of your needs into account, from venue comforts to accessibility. The SMC Conference & Function Centre building entrance is located at 66 Goulburn Street. The Centre is a short stroll from both Museum and Central Stations.  See you there!


The venue lies only 7.3 kilometres from Sydney Airport, Australia’s busiest. The airport itself is located approximately 6 kilometres south of the city and offers both, international and domestic flights.

A taxi can take you directly to the venue. The journey typically takes approximately 16-20 minutes and costs about AUD 36-AUD 40, depending on the traffic.

Alternatively, you can catch a train from within the airport for a direct line to the city that runs every ten minutes or thereabouts. You can take the train from platform 1 at the airport to Museum Station. Stay on the train till you reach the Museum Station stop. Take the Castlereagh Street exit from Museum station, then turn left heading south down Castlereagh Street. At the first intersection (Castlereagh & Goulburn St.) turn right heading west down Goulburn Street 20 metres to the entrance of SMC Conference & Function Centre. From the airport, the travel time by train is approximately fifteen minutes.

There is also a shuttle bus available from in front of the arrivals hall that costs AUD 26.50 per person each way. The travel time by shuttle is approximately 25-30 minutes.


The City Circle is Sydney’s underground railway. It provides an easy and inexpensive way of skirting around the main city area. Museum Station is a 3-minute walk from the venue.


Sydney buses travel through and beyond the city almost 24 hours a day. Journeys are "prepaid only". There are ticket outlets all over the city and you can usually find one near bus stops. Museum Station stop is a 3-minute walk from the venue.

Sydney Buses operate services in the following four regions:


  • sections 1-2 single = AUD 2.20
  • sections 3-5 single = AUD 3.60
  • sections 6+ single = AUD 4.60

There is also a free Sydney CBD shuttle bus (Route 555) that operates every 10 minutes on a circuit from Central Station to Circular Quay, along George and Elizabeth Streets arriving at Town Hall Station. From Town Hall Station it is a 7-minute walk to the venue. The service operates from 9.30am to 3.30pm on weekdays (with a late finish at 9pm on Thursday evenings) and from 9.30am to 6pm on weekends.
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Sydney has a vast metropolitan train network with services running 20 hours a day. The closest station to the venue is Museum.
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Accommodation in Pullman Hyde Park Sydney

The Pullman Sydney Hyde Park offers first-class hospitality with a lavish modern feel, technologically enhanced facilities, and notable elegance.
Why not stay and treat yourself to some of the finest hotel comforts in the world? Enjoy a spacious room with a sleek designer interior, exquisite wining and dining, and a fully equipped fitness centre, outdoor pool, spa, steam room, and sundeck, all of which possess a breathtaking view of Sydney’s Skyline and Woolloomooloo Bay. Finally, indulge in true fine dining at Windows Restaurant, meet your colleagues at Café 36 for a barista-made coffee, or alternatively, enjoy a refreshing cocktail at Bar Rendezvous. Come and stay for our special rate.


  • Concierge
  • Porter
  • Currency exchange
  • Coffee/tea making facilities
  • Dry cleaning/ironing service
  • Secure undercover parking
  • Wi-Fi and broadband
  • iPod docking and recharge station
  • Safe deposit box at reception
  • Copy/print service available
  • Fax machine
  • Self-service business centre
  • Business centre with support staff
  • Rooftop recreation deck
  • Well-equipped fitness centre/gym
  • Heated outdoor pool
  • Jacuzzi/spa/spa bath
  • Sauna

Hotel Information

  • 36 College Street - Sydney NSW 2010 – Australia
  • +61 (0)2 9361 8400
  • Fax: +61 (0)2 9361 8599

Stay at the Pullman Sydney Hyde Park for Kentico Connection at our special rate of AUD 259!
Contact hotel reservations via:
+61 2 9361 8400

  • Quote code: IDE020614 please note this code can only be used when booked directly with the hotel, not via their website.
  • Rate is AUD 259.00 including breakfast for 1 in a Superior East Village View Room (per room per night)
  • Rates are valid from the 3rd – 6th of June 2014

Social event in the Pavilion Restaurant

Pavilion Restaurant

After a full day of learning, sharing, and networking in sessions, come join us for some exquisite wining and dining thereafter. Enjoy an authentic Australian wine-tasting experience in the picturesque landscape of the beautiful, leafy Pavilion Restaurant, which neighbours the Royal Botanical Garden. Most importantly, take advantage of the unique opportunity to learn from our experts while sharing insights and valuable information with other professionals such as yourself. Let’s make a toast!

Situated in the Domain on the edge of Sydney’s Royal Botanic Gardens, The Pavilion is an inviting venue boasting a leafy outlook, flexible outdoor terrace and deck areas, and views of the city skyline. One of Sydney's landmark destinations, The Pavilion is a 5 minute walk from the CBD making it an ideal location for business functions, corporate lunches, private events and weddings.
The Pavilion restaurant serves excellent modern Australian food utilising the best in fresh seasonal produce.