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Frequently asked questions

What is MicDrop?

MicDrop is located inside all 5 CreativeCubes.Co locations. Whether it’s an intimate or large event, MicDrop offers a unique combination of event spaces, differing in sizes and layouts, that provide the ultimate flexibility when hosting anything from team offsites and workshops, to seminars and conferences, even networking and celebratory functions.

Do you only hold corporate events?

MicDrop South Melbourne, Richmond and Hawthorn are for corporate events only. MicDrop Carlton and Collingwood can accommodate both corporate and private events!

Do you work with preferred suppliers?

Yes, MicDrop has a range of preferred suppliers for catering, coffee carts, photographers, videographers, audio visual, service staff, furniture and equipment hire. Please ask your event manager if you would like to proceed with a preferred supplier.

When can I view the space?

Tours are available but must be pre booked with your event manager, as the event space may be in use.

Can we BYO food and beverages/alcohol or go through an external caterer?

Yes, however MicDrop endeavours to advise preferred catering suppliers for all event bookings. MicDrop takes no responsibility for BYO or external caterers and a buyout fee applies. There is no access to onsite kitchen facilities. It is the external caterer and/or client’s responsibility to coordinate delivery, all products for preparation and service and the removal of all leftovers at the end of the event. Fees apply should anything be left behind.

How much does it cost?

After submitting an enquiry, the event manager discusses and requests confirmation of the event specifics before giving a quotation. This quotation is dependent on the scale, nature and requirements of the event. All MicDrop bookings require a venue hire fee.

What amenities does MicDrop include?

Male and female toilets, accessible toilets, high-speed wifi, still and sparkling water station and A4 standing signage to direct guests upon arrival.

How do I hold a date?

Please send an enquiry to request availability. If the date is available and all requested details are confirmed, we will offer a 7 day soft hold as the contract is generated. A hold is not secure until an e-signed contract is returned and 50% deposit processed. In the event that another party is interested in the venue before we receive these items, we will offer you a deadline to submit the contract and deposit before releasing the hold to the other party. If the date you requested has an existing hold, we will offer the previous party a deadline and then contact you when the deadline is over.

Do you have breakout rooms available?

Yes, we have meeting rooms across all locations that can be booked in conjunction with the MicDrop Event Space. Please ask your event manager to check availability and pricing, based on your requirements.

What are the terms of payment?

To confirm a booking, an e-signed contract and 50% deposit is required. All event details i.e. contract details and final payment are due no later than 7 days prior to the event. Any changes after this date will incur an administration fee.

What forms of payment are accepted?

We accept credit card payment and bank e-transfer.

Can we arrange a time for set up and packdown?

All event bookings include a 1 hour complimentary bump in and 1 hour bump out. Pre booked venue access can be arranged for an additional venue hire fee. Please check with your event manager for full or half day venue hire rates. Additional access cannot be guaranteed unless the venue has been pre-booked.

Can we bring in additional AV equipment?

You are welcome to bring in additional audio visual or PA equipment. Please confirm with the event manager before any additional AV equipment is brought onsite. All additional AV equipment must be removed from the venue at the conclusion of the event.

Can we bring in a DJ or live band?

You can certainly have music or a DJ in the venue. Please discuss any requirements or entertainment to be organised as some restrictions may apply with timing and noise levels.

Can we bring in decorations?

You are welcome to bring in banners, promotional materials, notepads, pens, floral arrangements, balloons and/or any decorative items that are free-standing on the day of the event. This means nothing hung from the ceiling and walls or stuck to the floor. All decorative items must be removed from the venue at the conclusion of the event. Storage is not available onsite.

Is there any free parking on site?

There is public transport, paid car parks and street parking within surrounding areas for all venues. Unfortunately, none of our venues provide free car parking.