Planning a multi-day conference can be stressful but finding the perfect venue for you and your guests might be the hardest part of all. Often overlooked in this search are colleges and universities who often provide nearly any type of event space you are looking for and a dedicated staff in place to make your event go off smoothly. At Unique Venues, colleges and universities have always been core to our mission of providing non-traditional places to meet and today we have identified some of our Top Picks for places to hold your next multi-day conference or event.
What do you call three campuses, two cities and a one-stop shop? We call it University of Minnesota Conference and Event Services and the home of your next multi-day conference. Nestled along the banks of the Mississippi River, guests will enjoy the beauty of campus while planners will love the over 250 meeting spaces to choose from all complete with state-of-the-art technology. Able to sleep up to 5,000, overnight accommodations include both residence hall and suite/apartment style options along with nearby hotel relationships. There’s never a shortage of things to do in this area as the venue is close to many local nature attractions such as Minnehaha Falls, Lake of the Isles and Chain of Lakes. The University is also just minutes from downtown Minneapolis and St. Paul and all these downtowns have to offer. For more information on what this staff can do for your next event, reach out to Conference & Event Services team today.
Just 36 miles east of Atlanta on the historical original campus of Emory University, the Oxford College Events and Conferences team is ready to host your next multi-day conference. You will be surrounded by historically rich architecture including seven buildings built before 1900 on a tree lined Quad knows as Emory’s “Temple in the Trees.” Despite their age, these buildings, along with numerous recently built spaces are each equipped with the latest in meeting, performance and classroom technology. Able to sleep up to 900, overnight guests will stay in traditional style dorm rooms that come in singles, doubles and triples. There’s also plenty to do during the downtime as nearby attractions include the “Hollywood of the South” offering self-guided tours for movies and television shows shot both locally and on campus. With modern amenities and competitive pricing, be sure to check out Oxford College of Emory University for your next event.
There’s no place quite like Chicago and at East West University, you can enjoy magnificent Chicago views at affordable conference rates. Located in the dynamic South Loop neighborhood near many of the city’s best local attractions, the Student Life Center is versatile and perfect for small and midsized conferences that require a variety of facilities, advanced technology, catering options and high-end amenities. The 17-story building features multiple conference rooms including an auditorium with space for 205 guests and breathtaking views of Lake Michigan from the 17th floor event spaces. Conference goers will be able to enjoy nearby Millennium Park, Navy Pier, shopping and dining on the Magnificent Mile and several beaches on Lake Michigan just within walking distance from the University. Let the experienced team at East West University help you pull off the perfect Windy City conference.
Situated conveniently on the Baltimore and Washington D.C. corridor, University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) Event & Conference Services provides easy access to both of these major metropolitan centers and offers a wide variety of spaces, resources and services for your next multi-day conference. Guests will rest comfortably overnight in suite-style, residence hall or apartment accommodations each with individually controlled heat and air conditioning, high speed internet and free overnight parking. There’s always something to do nearby with UMBC located 20 minutes from Baltimore’s Inner Harbor and 45 minutes from the Nation’s Capital. You will also find retail and dining districts closer to campus in Catonsville, Arbutus and Ellicott City. This one-stop shop, full-service planning team is dedicated to making life easy and the vision for your event a reality so don’t delay, make the call to UMBC Event & Conference Services today!
Check out more of our great college and university locations for multi-day conferences.
|University of Minnesota Conference and Event Services
|University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC)
|The Student Life Center at East-West University
|The University of Tennessee
|Illinois State University
|University of Illinois Conferences & Special Events
|Oxford College of Emory University
|Towson University Event & Conference Services