About Us

Venue Hire

Venue Hire

SSE has a dynamic space for hire that is perfect for events, meetings, workshops, and functions. Centrally located in a thriving innovation and education precinct, SSE can accommodate groups of up to 160 people.


Room Set-up and Capacity

Our venue space, Parquetry Hall, features two distinct spaces: a multi-purpose reception area for guest registration/catering and a larger dynamic event space.

Room Set-up

Maximum capacity

Theatre Style


Classroom Style


Group Tables


 *Depending on room configuration


Venue Facilities

  • Wi-Fi

  • Data projection and a large high-definition screen

  • AV & IT systems (incl. Zoom video conferencing)

  • Microphones (handheld, lapel, and headset)

  • Furniture (chairs, tables, and whiteboards available)

  • Professional catering kitchen (incl. oven, fridge, freezer, and ice maker)

  • Accessible toilets



 Time Period (Weekdays only)

Parquetry Hall

½ day


Full day (09:00-17:00)


Evening (17:00-21:00)


Day and evening



All prices are quoted excl. GST.

Security is required for events with 100+ guests and at all times when alcohol is served. Additional fees apply in these instances.

The history of SSE's Building J

Find out more

The SSE building, started its life as Sydney’s Technical Bootmaking School in 1940. In 2017, life returned to Building J when SSE took over the lease of the building, continuing the legacy of teaching innovation, business growth, creativity, and craft.


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Floor plan

Download our floor plan to view the layout of our spaces.


Floor Plan