Logan Metro Sports and Events Centre (LMSEC) Frequently Asked Questions
What is LMSEC’s capacity?
The maximum capacity of the venue is 2,100.
How can I hire LMSEC?
LMSEC has several spaces available to hire. The venue is extremely versatile and caters to sporting events, meetings, conferences, expos, gala events and celebrations. To enquire about hiring the space for your venue, fill out the enquiries form found here.
How do I get to LMSEC?
Located at 357 Browns Plains Road, Crestmead, LMSEC is conveniently located between the Gold Coast and Brisbane. Set in natural bushland away from the hustle and bustle but close enough to the major arterials for easy access. LMSEC is:
- 25 minutes to Brisbane City
- 40 minutes to the Gold Coast
- 90 minutes to the Sunshine Coast
- 30 minutes to Brisbane Airport
- 40 minutes to Ipswich CBD
- 90 minutes to Toowoomba
Is there parking onsite?
Yes, LMSEC can cater for up to 300 cars onsite. If the event capacity requires more parking space we can incorporate surrounding areas to increase this number. The LMSEC team will discuss the best options with you.
Is there public transport?
Buses service Browns Plains Road and stop just outside LMSEC. For details on the best route from your location visit Translink.
Kingston or Loganlea train stations are both on the Beenleigh Line and are approximately 7km away each.
Do you have accessible parking? Is the venue accessible?
LMSEC has disabled parking bays or drop off zones with access for people with a disability to safely enter and exit their vehicle and gain access to the entrance to our venue. The venue is fully accessible, with a ramp upon entry and an elevator for guests to access the upper level.
Do you have accessible amenities?
We have several accessible amenities available to patrons. These include wheelchair accessible toilets/bathrooms, low hand basins and water fountains, handrails, lockers and baby change tables.
Do you allow guide, hearing and assistance dogs?
Logan City Council supports the Queensland Government’s Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs Act 2009. Guide, Hearing and Assistance Dogs are welcome at LMSEC. We ask that all dogs wear their working vest identifying their assistance roles.
Are your evacuation procedures accessible?
We have visual and audible evacuation procedures at LMSEC. Our guests’ safety is our highest priority, therefore the correct procedures are in place to ensure the quick and safe evacuation of any patron including patrons with accessible requirements in the case of an emergency.
If you have any concerns or questions in regards to these procedures, please do not hesitate to speak to the Manager on duty at the time of your visit.
Food and Beverage
Can hirers supply their own catering?
Unfortunately, no outside catering can be brought onto the premises and self-catering is not permitted. Let our catering team take care of all your food and beverage needs.
Is LMSEC licensed?
Yes, LMSEC has licensed areas within the venue. LMSEC offers a range of beverage packages for our clients. From non-alcoholic to top shelf beverages, we have a package to suit every occasion. For a full list of beverage packages please click here.
How does LMSEC charge for non-alcoholic drinks?
Beverage packages can be charged on a per person basis or on a consumption basis. Full details of our beverage packages can be viewed here.
Are the food menus custom designed?
LMSEC offers top quality in-house catering in a variety of settings. Choose from one of our catering menus or let us know what you want and we can create a menu to suit. For a full list of current menus please click here
Does LMSEC offer alternate drop menus? If so, is there additional charge.
Yes we do! We offer a plated menu with the option for up to three courses per person. Full details and costs can be viewed here.
Does LMSEC offer tastings for guests to trial the proposed menus/wine?
LMSEC does not offer tastings.
Venue Hire Information
Do hirers ever have to share their space?
LMSEC offers multiple function rooms and spaces for hire. You will have exclusive use of the rooms/spaces you book, and if there are other hirers in the venue using different spaces you will be made aware. You are able to book the entire venue for your event for exclusive use.
Are event staff supplied as part of the venue hire?
Event staff are determined based on the event type and size, including event managers, wait and bar staff and ushers. We reserve the right to charge for staff as required, and will be outlined in the quote once event details are provided.
Does LMSEC offer crockery, cutlery, glassware and napery as part of the venue hire?
LMSEC provides crockery, cutlery, glassware and napery inclusive of the price. This includes white and black colours only. Specific themes and/or settings can be provided for an extra fee. We can look after your event design and theming if required and will quote upon request.
Does LMSEC have preferred suppliers who can provide speciality tableware?
LMSEC works with a number of suppliers to provide tableware and theming to suit your event needs. You also have the option to use your own suppliers.
What are the AV equipment offerings and inclusions?
LMSEC offer AV packages with the meeting/function rooms that include the use of in-built projector and screen, audio system, whiteboards and markers, a lectern and flipchart options. We can work with our suppliers to provide additional AV or production equipment if required. Alternatively, you can provide your own, subject to approval and suitability with the venue’s existing equipment. Please note your equipment must be tested and tagged.
Are cleaning costs included in the venue price?
LMSEC staff will complete a detailed clean as part of our bump out after your event; a cost typically included in venue hire. Hirers are asked to place rubbish in supplied bins. Extra charges can occur if excessive cleaning is required including for removal of gum on seats, or confetti on courts.
What is the maximum timeframe for venue hire per day?
Full day rates are offered from 5:30am until 12am. Hourly rates can be offered for smaller events.
Is there any support offered in set up and pack down or is it all up to the hirer? Is there a time frame for this? If they go over is there additional cost?
LMSEC will take care of the setup of the equipment that we are providing as part of the venue hire such as sporting nets, tables and chairs, carpet and drapes. Any additional setup requirements are the responsibility of the hirer. LMSEC staff can be requested to assist the hirer with their setup. If a function or the bump out goes over the agreed timeframe charges may apply.
Who organises furniture for the event?
LMSEC has an extensive stock of furniture in house for your event needs, including trestle tables, chairs, banquet tables, grandstands, black panelling and staging. Full details can be discussed during the booking process. If additional furniture is required that is not stored onsite, LMSEC can work with our suppliers to bring this in.
Does LMSEC have preferred suppliers?
LMSEC are happy to work with any suppliers and can obtain quotes from a variety of options once requirements are determined.