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The Ideal Event Venue? With Two Maine Campuses the answer is... University Of New England!

The Ideal Event Venue? With Two Maine Campuses the answer is... University Of New England!

The University of New England offers two beautiful and picturesque settings in Biddeford and Portland, Maine. Both campuses are ideal for hosting meetings, events and overnight conferences of almost any kind.  The Office of Conference Services is a certified “One-Stop Shop,” which assures clients that there is only one point of contact to take care of everything, allowing attendees to relax and enjoy their time on campus.  So, whether it is coastal Maine or quintessential New England that best suits your requirements, the University of New England has the perfect space for you.

Southern Maine‘s New England charm offers unspoiled landscapes, stately lighthouses, outdoor adventures, exceptional shopping, and so much more!  The University of New England’s Biddeford campus is close to some of Maine’s most popular beaches including Old Orchard Beach and Ocean Park.  The Biddeford campus is also conveniently located near the popular tourist towns of Saco, Kennebunkport, Wells, and Old Orchard.  UNE’s Portland campus is located just minutes from downtown Portland and the historic Old Port district that offers visitors fantastic area entertainment, galleries, shopping, and delectable local cuisine.

The University of New England can accommodate groups of many sizes; whether it’s a large gathering of 1,000 or a small intimate meeting of 10. UNE proudly offers lecture halls, meeting rooms, computer labs, and special function rooms that are sure to fit your needs.  All meeting spaces come equipped with full media technology at no extra cost.  Conference Services works closely with clients to ensure that the most proper space is reserved and necessary services are arranged for every event.  UNE’s athletic fields are also available for summer sports camps and recreational use. Space is now available in the University’s premier athletic facility, the Harold Alfond Forum. This venue offers both an NHL size hockey rink and over 20,000 sq. ft. of performance courts with a partially rubberized floor making it the perfect space for your next athletic practice or tournament, tradeshow, fair or keynote address.

Being uniquely positioned as an educational institution, The University of New England has contributed to research and innovation by providing initiatives for environmental sustainability.  By practicing environmental stewardship, UNE is doing its part to provide a cleaner and healthier environment.  These on campus initiatives include a Zipcar program and a substantial recycling agenda. The Office of Conference Services is pleased to be involved with the University’s environmental endeavors and now offers green meeting alternatives, which promote environmentally friendly practices for events of all kinds.

The University of New England has the location you desire, the event space that you require, and a staff with a creative edge to ensure that your event is a complete success.  To learn more about UNE’s Conference Services special offers, green initiatives, meeting packages and announcements check them out on Facebook, Twitter or by visiting their Unique Venues’ profile page!
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