Markovina Vineyard Estate offers a unique location for your next company conference or seminar. The flexibility of our function room enables us to hold medium and larger groups, with areas for breakout spaces also available.
During breaks in the program, your guests can explore and relax in our expansive garden and covered courtyard areas.
Once the formalities are over, we can easily transform your learning space into a relaxed area to provide an enjoyable end of function facility if you are looking to end the day with festivities.
Only 20 minutes from the CBD we are just a short drive from the northwestern and northern motorways, making for easy travel to and from the event.
When we book a seminar or conference we book the venue exclusively for your event. We take bookings for events of 60 or more however depending on the time of year some dates may have a larger minimum guest number.
Our venue can cater for 200 guests seated at tables or over 300 guests seated theater style.
We also offer a breakout area for guests to get away from the main seminar room for meals and breaks.
On a warm summers day your delegates have the freedom to explore the gardens and enjoy the sun which is a great way to recharge the energy levels before the next session.
On a winters day we also have a fully enclosed wet weather breakout room where guests can warm up by the fire and be able to get away from the learning space. You also have the option to seat 200 guests theater style in this events space.
Markovina Estate is located on 10 acres in Kumeu, only a short 20 minutes from Auckland’s CBD but offering multiple garden locations and pond features.
Exclusively yours when you book a seminar with us your delegates have the freedom to explore and with music in the gardens it helps set the relaxed atmosphere needed between sessions.
You are also welcome to arrange other team building activities.
When planning a seminar or conference we work with you to create a menu to suit your requirements. Our experience is that it is important not to have heavy meals for guests early on during your seminar as you want guests to have energy while in sessions.
However there must be a focus on great quality meals that your guests enjoy.
When hiring our facility as part of your package you are able to use the key elements that we have to offer at no extra charge. These include:
When hiring our venue for a Seminar or Conference you are hiring the entire venue for your stay so pricing does change depending on the day and how many guests you are looking at. We operate a busy events business so our weekend dates are usually less available for booking a seminar or conferences.
Each of our packages are priced once we have the full details of what our clients require, their expected guest numbers and date required however as an indication for our larger conferences booked on a weekday would cost from $79 + GST pp including venue hire, use of our facilities, food & beverage (juice, water, lunch plus morning & afternoon tea).
We can cater for events for 50 or more however the most cost effective numbers for our clients is if you have a group of more than 80.
We can cater for conferences of approximately 200 seated at tables or approximately 300 seated theater style.
We have two main events spaces at our venue, so when breaking out you can split your group into these two areas so you can spread out. We also have a separate smaller room available for private meetings.
Yes, we have a number of customers that have their day event and then a formal or themed dinner event during the evening.
Yes, we do have specific dishes available in each of our menus to cater for these requirements. We can also cater for other specific requirements when requested.