Melbourne & Olympic Parks (M&OP) has announced the completion of Rod Laver Arena’s eastern-facing entrance and new food and beverage facilities.
Rod Laver Arena, which stages the Australian Open, has debuted its new three level pod-style guest entrance – which will welcome 700,000 tennis fans to the Open commencing 14 January 2019.
Rod Laver Arena’s new dining spaces will then open to the public and for corporate events from 5 February 2019.
The venue is able to host business events and has several function spaces within its precinct – catering to both large-scale conferences and smaller corporate functions and is within walking distance of Melbourne’s CBD.
“Rod Laver Arena is an iconic Melbourne venue – home to some of Australia’s favourite sporting and entertainment events. We’re incredibly excited to unveil the grand new entry with exciting new bars and dining options, which will give guests even more choice when they come to visit us,” says Lara Burnes, General Manager – Premier Events & Experiences, Melbourne & Olympic Parks.
The Arena will continue its development into 2019, completing the extensive upgrade of the seating bowl and the addition of more food and drink options.