Consisting of 7.5m high ceilings and purpose-built stage with VIP Mezzanine Level, whether you are planning an event for 10 or 1000 people, we can create the perfect space for you.

The Dempsey Room is named after Gary Dempsey, Brownlow Medallist and former Southport Sharks/VFL legend. Dempsey drank from his first ever Premiership Cup for Sharks in 1987.

A respectable space, the Dempsey Room accommodates groups of 240-350 people. Featuring a stage with audiovisual capabilities, we are able to tailor the space to either a theatre, cocktail or banquet setting, to best suit your event needs.

Ideal for school formals, graduations, ceremonies, cocktail-style celebrations or functions and gala banquets, there are a range of carefully tailored packages available for this spacious room- whether you’re planning a magnificent wedding and reception, impressive conference and function or memorable celebration, the talented Sharks Events Centre team can tailor a package to you, that is unique as your event needs.

The Dempsey Room size gives you the freedom to get creative and design a completely unique event. Choose from the 3-Course Plated Menu selections, various hot and cold tasty tapas and platters or select one of the delicious buffet-style options- you can rest easy knowing your guests will love the quality of the amazing food, carefully created by our talented team of chefs. Pair your culinary selection with a one-of-a-kind beverage package- there are various options available to accommodate any budget or taste.

Find out more about the Sharks Events Centre Packages or view the Sharks Events Centre Floor Plans & Capacity Cart.