17 McLachlan Street, Fortitude Valley is the home to two of Brisbane’s most versatile and beautiful events and function venues: Cupo & Concept.

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Creative Hire at Cupo + Concept

As well as being versatile venues for corporate functions, weddings and events, Cupo and Concept are ideal for use as a creative event or rehearsal space. Creativity is the heartbeat of these venues so they have been designed with versatility and artistic expression in mind.
Creatives love our venues because they are so flexible, offering the space to stretch out and explore creativity with no restrictions, as well as being conveniently located in Fortitude Valley, Brisbane's popular entertainment hub.


A range of local Brisbane dance schools and clubs call our creative venues home, including Elements Collective, Jay Radford, Orawgi and Street Groove.

Regularly hired by local and touring artists and creatives for events and workshops, our venue hires have included:

  • Exhibitions
  • Live performances
  • Dance rehearsals and workshops
  • Pop-up markets
  • Creative project developments
  • Photoshoots and film shoots
  • Yoga classes
  • Craft and cooking workshops
  • Seminars

Want to arrange a viewing?

You’re more than welcome to inspect the creative studios for hire to see what’s possible. Fill out the form at the bottom of the page and a member of our team will provide you with more information.

Your options are endless

Let your imagination run free

Having your creative event at Cupo or Concept gives you the flexibility to style the venue as you wish and let your character shine through. Our venues have been designed with flexibility in mind which you can refine to your liking. Whether that’s doing it all yourself or utilising our in-house theming elements, furniture and catering services.

Should you require anything additional for the day, our staff are happy to assist you with entertainment and equipment hire. We are constantly working alongside some of Brisbane’s leading event suppliers and are happy to connect you with any services needed.

Contact us to discuss how you’d like to use the venue and a friendly member of our staff will be in contact to provide more information.

What our clients say


Great venue and even greater staff! Very professional and accommodating to your needs.


Great space for dance training, dance workshops and even dance auditions!


I am one of the organisers of Sabayan who held the Sagala Fashion show at Cupo. We had an amazing time and thank you for helping us out with all the technical and lighting.


We held an evening of talks at Cupo and it was an awesome venue! The team were really helpful and accommodating, and the versatility of the space made for a great evening.


They were very flexible, gave us plenty of time to set up and were extremely accommodating and helpful.


Creative studios at Concept

Downstairs you have the option of two more intimate studio spaces that can host up to 80 guests, ideal for art exhibitions, auditions, creative project developments, cabaret nights and photo shoots. Concept’s urban warehouse style with industrial beams, concrete flooring and warm festoon lighting is an ideal space for non-traditional and creative events.

Plus, these event spaces border our newly renovated Foyer Bar, where guests can have a refreshing drink and relax before and after your event.

Concept Room
Cupo Event Hire Room Fortitude Valley

Creatives studios at Cupo

Upstairs is an expansive, modern loft space studio which can host up to 200 people, making it perfect for seminars, fashion and film shoots, pop-up markets, dance workshops and rehearsals and much more. Boasting polished timber floors, natural lighting and full-length mirrors, Cupo offers you a blank canvas with the freedom to furnish and style as you wish.

Additionally, creative venue hire at Cupo includes a host of event-friendly amenities, including block-out curtains, room dividers, air conditioning and PA systems to name a few.

Want to know more?

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Fill and submit the form below to find out more about our venues and packages. A friendly member of our team will be in contact with you.

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