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Conference Venue - Function Venue In New Plymouth

Planning a conference or a corporate function in New Plymouth? The Devon Hotel has eleven conference rooms, more than any other hotel in Taranaki, and three beautifully landscaped gardens that make it the perfect venue for your event. Not only do we have the versatility to host conferences, seminars, meetings, exhibitions and presentations for up to 750 guests but we also offer a sophisticated catering service and the best luxury accommodation, all under the same roof.

Why Host Your Conference in New Plymouth?

New Plymouth is a vibrant city in the Taranaki region, named Second Best Region in the World to Visit by Lonely Planet. Tucked away on the West Coast of the North Island, many call Taranaki “New Zealand's secret paradise”. A place where nature, art and food complement each other to create the perfect pre and post-conference experience.

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Conferences in New Plymouth

Conferences New Plymouth
Conferences New Plymouth
Conferences New Plymouth

We take pride in the level of experience and professionalism we can offer you in planning your next conference in New Plymouth. We have 11 conference rooms with different capacities and facilities for you to choose. From small meetings to large-scale conferences, conventions, plenary sessions and concurrent sessions to exhibition spaces–our function coordinators can take care of everything.


Our expert team can offer you creative menu solutions to suit your exact requirements, from morning tea, to cocktails and canapés in one of our landscaped gardens or a served banquet. We are experienced in catering to all dietary requirements and can create personalised menu choices created by our experienced team who love to showcase the regions produce.


Conferences are supported by all of the latest audio-visual equipment, wifi and high-speed broadband. We also have plenty of free car parking on site to allow easy access for all guests. Whatever the event, The Devon Hotel New Plymouth is the perfect destination!

Conference Pack

In our Conference Pack you’ll find detailed information with all you need to know about our 11 conference rooms: capacity chart, floor plans, accommodation options, delegate packages, menu options and beverage list with prices.

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Whatever the occasion, we have the venue and the experienced team to look after you; be it a birthday celebration, relaxed drinks and nibbles in one of our gardens or a formal dinner or event.


We pride ourselves on using only the freshest produce in our innovative dishes and give priority to sourcing items locally to ensure only the best quality and minimise our carbon footprint. Our expert team can offer you creative and personalised menu solutions, and are experienced in catering to all dietary requirements.

Function Managers

All functions are overseen by one of our dedicated and experienced function managers and can be tailored to fit your exact requirements. 

If your event is off-site...

Wherever the venue we can cater your conference or function. Be it an informal gathering with drinks & nibbles, a product launch or a corporate function we have numerous options. We have the expertise to create a menu to suit your theme and make your event truly memorable.


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I stayed at the Devon as one of around 200 people. First impressions count and that certainly proved true for the lounges, bar and general facilities of the Hotel. The hotel staff were friendly and coped well with the large influx of visitors.

We are still receiving considerable feedback from individuals and branches from all parts of the country saying how they enjoyed and appreciated the conference and being in New Plymouth. The Conference Centre is an asset to New Plymouth with its comfortable and lively surroundings.

Out of all the events I have organized, this has been the easiest and this is largely due to your help. Jan and all of the support staff on the night were excellent and made for a smooth running event. I look forward to working with you again.

Jan, the way you hosted and organised Saturday night was outstanding, even with all the curve balls we threw your way. The room was set up just perfect and the attention to detail was clear for everyone to see. I, along with the guests, were thoroughly impressed and grateful