Venue Hire & Event Space
GridAKL/Wynyard Quarter/Innovation Precinct


We know events, and have designed and crafted venues with your every need in mind. Affordable, functional and stylish, right in the heart of Auckland’s Innovation Precinct. Our event spaces are perfect to hire for your conference, seminar, workshop, roundtable, cocktail event, panel event, exhibition or product showcase.

GridAKL / John Lysaght Building & Tech Café

Capacity: 10 – 150 people

Designed to make life easy, the event spaces within the Startup Hub at GridAKL / John Lysaght can host events from 10 – 150 people.

These all expenses included, plug n’ play event spaces are perfect for your next event, workshop, product showcase, meet up, industry get-together or any event where your attendees would love to rub shoulders with some of New Zealand’s brightest start-up talent.

Make use of the suite of flexible furniture, AV setup including projector, microphone, and screen, stage, wireless internet and kitchenette included in your hire. Bring your own catering, or talk to us about our easy to use and affordable on-site catering packages and cafe.

The Startup Hub is open to all, but we are particularly keen to support events that connect, inform, educate and inspire the tech and innovation community in Auckland.

GridAKL / 12 Madden Street Events

Capacity: 4 – 299 people

12 Madden Street is New Zealand’s finest purpose-built coworking and events space, designed to give innovative companies of all sizes the best possible working or event environment in which to prosper.

Positioned in the heart of the Wynyard Quarter Innovation Precinct in Auckland CBD, 12 Madden Street encapsulates the whole innovation precinct philosophy within a single building. We have created a venue that people will thrive in; stunning event spaces with a full range of services, IT and AV support to ensure your event will be a resounding success.

Venue spaces available to host from 4 to 299 guests. Choose from our 4 x special event spaces or numerous meeting rooms.

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A great easy to use plug and play AV set-up that has all the bases covered.


Flexible furniture perfect for everything from a workshop to a cocktail event, or panel discussion.


Onsite cafes and fully-serviced kitchens, meaning great quality food and coffee when you need it.


Versatile spaces that have everything covered, from cocktail events for 299 through to intimate roundtables for 20 or less. We can tailor our services and spaces to meet your needs.


Catering options that work for you. From DIY through to local restaurants and onsite professional catering options.

Need more Information? Please contact us!

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