Plan an event
ILT Stadium Southland is one of Invercargill's most flexible event spaces. Our versatile venue incorporates the SIT Zero Fees Velodrome, creating a unique space for a conference or event.
From gala dinners to large conferences to concerts, our main events arena is transformable. We also boast one of Southland's largest exhibition spaces.
Nothing beats southern hospitality and much pride is taken in providing a venue that will exceed your expectations. Our team of dedicated professionals are ready to make your job easier and to help you host a fantastic event.
Our exclusive catering partner Ascot Park Hotel have a dedicated and experienced team and cater for any function, whether it’s a wedding, conference dinner, corporate breakfast, or a multi-day convention.
Whether you need to cater for 10 or 100, our team will work with you to create the most intimate setting.
Our private Legends Lounges are situated on the top floor of ILT Stadium Southland. These four modern rooms have the ability to function as stand-alone rooms or connecting doors can open to create a larger space.
Lounges 1 - 3 overlook our main event arena, while Lounge 4 is situated on the north side of the venue with a superb view of the Surrey Park Athletics Oval. Perfect for a meeting, presentation, intimate dinner or cocktail function, one of our lounges is sure to meet your needs.
$30 per hour, per lounge
$150 per day, per lounge
Book our Jungle Birthday Party Area!
Perfect for hosting your child's party after Clip 'N Climb or the Play Pods! Hire the area, bring your own food and drink, or get Ascot Park to cater.
(T&Cs apply, please see in booking form)
If you are wanting to use a catering company, you MUST use our EXCLUSIVE caters, Ascot Park Hotel Catering. We also do not allow commerical takeaways to be brought into the venue.
Room Hire: $35 for 45 minutes, or $65 for 1.5 hours.
After completing the form below, our reception team will contact you to check availability and your confirm your booking!
Whether you need to cater for 50 or 1000, our team will work with you to create the most intimate setting.
From gala dinners to a black tie ball, ILT Stadium Southland will wow and amaze your guests. Our main events arena is designed to be completely transformable and we guarantee your guests will find it hard to believe they are in a sports facility.
Whether you need to cater for 50 or 1000, our team will work with you to create the most intimate setting. We will provide you with the perfect blank canvas for creating a spectacular event.
We have a state of the art in-house lighting and sound system which will further enhance your evening. Be sure to ask about the use of our special star cloth that will make your evening sparkle.
Our team are excited to work with you to create an evening that your guests will be talking about for years to come.
The versatility of the space will impress you and your delegates.
The versatility of our space will impress you and your delegates. Alongside our four corporate rooms, our main events arena can be utilised as your main plenary or for your gala dinner. All of our court areas can be carpeted and our main events arena can be sectioned off by our theatre drapes, creating an intimate reception.
ILT Stadium Southland provides a transportable seating unit which can be utilised in the community court area. We also have the flexibility of moving our squash courts walls. This allows for a further break out space for workshops or speakers.
We have a movable trussing system above court one which gives the ability to vary the size of the space, as well as design a lighting set up specific to your needs. Our in-house venue technician will work alongside you and your team to meet your every sound and lighting requirement.
ILT Stadium Southland and the SIT Zero Fees Velodrome provide a distinctive venue for your next conference or event. Our team of experienced events managers are ready to work with you to create a conference that will have your delegates talking for months to come. To get in touch with one of of event managers to discuss your conference of 100+ guests please click through below and we will get back to you soon.
For smaller conferences or multiday workshops our corporate lounges are ideal and suitable for groups ranging from 5 guests through to 100 guests depending on the layout required. To enquire or book our corporate lounges please click through below and complete the booking form.
This space is extremely flexible and will meet your every need.
ILT Stadium Southland boasts one of the largest trade and exhibition spaces in Southland at 3850 square metres. If trade is an important component of your conference, you won't be able to look past ILT Stadium Southland as your chosen venue.
Our community court space is 100m x 38.5m, an open span floor with no pillars, this space is extremely flexible and will meet your every need. Roller door access to the community courts on the east side of the building provides easy access for your set up.
If you are looking for a slightly smaller exhibition space, you must take a look at our main events arena. 1665 square metres is available for you with one of ILT Stadium Southland’s most valuable assets hanging from the roof above you. The four-sided monster screen can be of great benefit to trade shows and exhibitions to showcase stall holders and sponsors.
We also have space available in the SIT Zero Fees Velodrome which can accommodate your trade space if you wish to utilise the ILT Stadium Southland side for your conference breakout rooms.
ILT Stadium Southland and the SIT Zero Fees Velodrome provide a distinctive venue for your next conference or event. Our team of experienced events managers are ready to work with you to create a trade show that will have everyone talking for months to come.
Whether you are looking to host a seated concert or a standing room only gig, ILT Stadium Southland can accommodate.
ILT Stadium Southland has played host to some of the biggest names in entertainment including Sol3 Mio, Six60 and Billy Connolly.
Whether you are looking to host a seated concert or a standing room only gig, ILT Stadium Southland can accommodate. Not sure of numbers just yet? Our venue has the ability to grow with the size of your event. The room will always look at capacity as we are able to utilise our theatre curtains to create the space you require, as spacious or as intimate as you need.
With a capacity of over 2000, you won't find a venue bigger in Southland to stage your show. Whatever the size and scale of your event, the team at ILT Stadium Southland are ready to accommodate and get on board with you to ensure the success of your event.
Book your wedding reception at ILT Stadium Southland!
ILT Stadium Southland is Invercargill's most versatile reception venue. We provide the perfect blank canvas for your speial day. A large venue with a state of the sound and lighting system, our event Managers can work with you to create a beautiful and intimate setting.
Whether you are sharing your day with 50 or 500 guests, choosing ILT Stadium Southland as your reception venue allows you to share your special day with all your friends and family without having to worry.
Our team are excited to work with you to create a reception your guests will be talking about for years to come!
A wide range of food and beverage menus are offered to meet your requirements
ILT Stadium Southland provides the services of our exclusive caterer, Ascot Park Hotel to meet all your catering needs. The Ascot Park Hotel has extensive experience in catering for large events, including corporate functions, gala dinners, public and sporting events.
A wide range of food and beverage menus are offered to meet your requirements, including breakfast, morning & afternoon teas, lunches, dinners and suppers.
The team at Ascot Park Hotel are more than happy to meet with you and discuss in detail exactly what you require and your food and beverage expectations. Bryan, Simon and the team take great pride in their food and their service. They will impress.
(03) 219 9310
18 Surrey Park Road Invercargill, 9810