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Submitted by todd on Mon, 12/21/2009 - 09:16Tweet
Is your group looking for Ontario, Canada event facilities for your next meeting? Consider the University of Waterloo, in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, provides a refreshing and one-of-a-kind venue for day groups of up to 2500 guests. There are many reasons to choose the UofW. From first sight, you'll realize that this is a modern campus with clean and very comprehensive facilities. Waterloo is just big enough to provide everything you and your guests may want or need, yet small enough to still feel comfortable, friendly and familiar. The perfect balance struck, your guests will be at ease, able to give their best to your meeting, seminar, conference, or other group event!
Amongst the many amenities on the campus are a large lap pool, a hardwood floor basketball court, a massive indoor ice skating and hockey rink, and a very large health and fitness club, complete with treadmills and weight machines! The catering services are also diverse, offering everything from boxed lunches and snacks to a formal sit down full-service banquet. The campus is completely WiFi enabled. Additionally, there is a multi-media classroom Computer labs are also available, for those who don't have a laptop with them. The university offers meeting room facilities and catering all year long. During the summer months, between May and August, they also offer convenient and affordable accommodations in their residence halls. The campus is so very close to the heart of Waterloo, Kitchener, St. Jacob's market and all of the wonderful opportunities for recreation, cultural and shopping experience - the farmer's market, for example! The university is a great choice for gatherings of any kind. Tourists are welcome to rent lodgings during the summer months too!
Proximity is always a concern for an event organizer. The University of Waterloo is very near, just 65 miles from Toronto or London, 45 form Hamilton, and a mere 20 minutes' drive from Waterloo International Airport! Your out-of-town guests will be thrilled to find such a warm, welcoming venue so near to major flight destinations, and those who live nearby will likewise be pleased that such an awesome place was chosen so nearby!
There are 25 meeting/event rooms available on campus. The largest classroom seats 500, while the largest tiered theatre style provides seats for 700. The maximum number, which can stay overnight on campus, is 1500. Nearby hotels offer more lodgings, including rooms with private baths.
Take a few minutes to chat with a representative from the University of Waterloo's Conference Facilities department. Or better yet, if you're in the area, make arrangements to see the campus in person! You're sure to be very pleased with what you find! Waterloo is a wonderful town, and the University a wonderfully one-of-a-kind venue!
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