Sheridan Conference Centre & Residence In Oakville ON
Sheridan Conference Centre & Residence

Sheridan Conference Centre & Residence

Event Types Welcomed

  • Adult Social Events
  • Corporate Social Events
  • Expo/Competitions
  • Family Reunions
  • Leisure Travel
  • Professional Meeting / Training / Conference / Retreats
  • Wedding Ceremonies
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Youth Parties
  • Youth Retreat/Camps


Located in the beautiful lakefront town of Oakville, Ontario, the Sheridan Conference Centre & Residence is a beautiful, functional space with accommodations for a variety of events. The venue boasts 7,000 square feet of event space and provides easy access to Pearson International Airport, downtown Toronto, and Niagara Falls. If you are looking for a way to minimize distractions for your conference guests while also providing options for downtown extracurricular activities, Oakville is the perfect fit.

Hotel-style guest suites feature two private rooms, each with a double bed. In-suite amenities include cable TV, kitchenette with full-sized fridge, microwave, and private washroom. Free parking, free local calls, Wi-Fi, and housekeeping are also included. The venue provides a host of amenities for guests including a games room, fitness room, onsite laundry, movie lounge, full shared kitchens, and outdoor space with barbecue.

Most rentals include Wi-Fi and basic AV. Complimentary parking is provided in the Conference Centre and with overnight lodging on campus. Onsite catering and bar services are available, and Sheridan Conference Centre offers the assistance of dedicated, on-site conference coordinators and A/V technicians to ensure that your planned event runs as smoothly as possible.

Between all three of Sheridan’s campuses (Oakville, Brampton, or Mississauga), we have many different event spaces suitable for any function:

  • Conference Centre Halls (seating up to 300 guests)
  • Flexible classrooms (seating up to 48 guests with some area with a maximum of 60 guests)
  • Lecture halls (seating for up to 172 guests)
  • Theatre space with large performance stage
  • Specialty labs (computer, chemistry, textile, nursing, PARE testing, etc.)
  • Dance and yoga studios
  • Gymnasiums and soccer fields
  • Parking lots for large outdoor festivals
  • Cafeterias and pubs with casual indoor and outdoor seating areas
  • Whether you are hosting a conference, meeting, retreat, banquet, camp, wedding, or another special event, we are committed to making your time here at Sheridan memorable!
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    Meeting & Event Spaces

    • Max Capacity: 300 guests
    • Largest Classroom Style: 172
    • Largest Theatre Style: 300
    • Largest Auditorium Seating: 350
    • Academic Year Largest Group: yes
    Conference Centre - Oakville
    The Sheridan Conference Centre is made up of 3 Halls that can be used as one large event space for up to 300 guests, or individually to accommodate smaller events or breakout spaces. We also have a 100-seat, licensed patio with fire tables and a portable bar. All Conference Centre Halls have large windows featuring scenic views of woods and nature trails. The venue is fully accessible as per AODA Standards.
    • 7000 Sq. Ft.
    • 240 Banquet Style
    • 170 Classroom Style
    • 300 Theatre Style
    • Floorplan Layout
    Across Sheridan's three campuses (Oakville, Brampton, and Mississauga), we have over 100 classrooms available, ranging in size from 24 to 60 people. All classroom facility rentals include complimentary wifi, whiteboard, desktop computer, projector screen and AV overhead projector. Laptop connections (most rooms only have HDMI, some VGA) are also available. During the academic year, IT support is available Monday through Friday until 11:00 pm (modified hours from May through August).
    Lecture Halls
    Across Sheridan's three campuses (Oakville, Brampton, and Mississauga), we have 10 different lecture halls available, ranging in size from 80 to 172 people. All lecture hall facility rentals include complimentary wifi, whiteboard, desktop computer, projector screen and AV overhead projector. Laptop connections (most rooms only have HDMI, some VGA) are also available. During the academic year, IT support is available Monday through Friday until 11:00 pm (modified hours from May through August).
    Both Oakville and Brampton have double gymnasiums, each at approximately 12,000 square feet. Each gymnasium measures approx. 90ft x 135ft with bleacher seating also available. A mesh wall divides each gymnasium into 2 individual spaces for activities. A gymnasium is set to open at our Mississauga in 2022.
    Dance & Yoga Studios
    At both the Oakville and Brampton campuses, there are a number of different studios available for bookings, either for individual events or as a way to provide an alternative and fun activity to Conference delegates.
    Macdonald - Heaslip Hall
    Macdonald - Heaslip Hall is our performing arts theatre available for rent May through August. The facility features a large stage and has seating both on lower and balcony level. Throughout the academic year, Macdonald - Heaslip Hall has the best of Broadway and other musical gems during Theatre Sheridan productions (group tickets are available).
    At both the Oakville and Brampton campuses, there are large open ampitheatre spaces that can be used both for keynote speakers or informal addresses.
    Specialty Labs
    For specialty conference groups or others interested in incorporating a unique activity in their programming, there are a number of different labs available at all campus locations that can help keep things interesting! Sheridan has glass and textile studios, nursing labs, athletic therapy training facilities, and many more.
    Outdoor Stadium
    The stadium in Oakville is a FIFA level one turf field. There is covered seating for 1,000 people and recently renovated change rooms. The stadium can be used for recreational activities, and is also a great location for a large outdoor keynote address.
    Art Galleries
    The art galleries (Oakville and Mississauga) provide a creative and interesting setting for a reception. It is an exhibition space that showcases emerging student artists and helps bring to life Sheridan’s innovative and energetic arts community. The Gallery highlights curriculum-based student work and supports a variety of exhibition related learning experiences to reinforce the relationship between learning institute, industry and community.
    Conference Centre - Brampton
    There is a Conference Room conveniently located on the 1st floor of the Residence & Conference Centre - Brampton that is great for meetings, workshops, or other small gatherings. With views overlooking the forest ravine, the facility can accommodate up to 80 people. Facility includes tables, banquet chairs, overhead projector, screen, complimentary wifi, whiteboard and flipchart.
    • 1100 Sq. Ft.
    • 60 Banquet Style
    • 60 Classroom Style
    • 80 Theatre Style
    • 26 Hollow Square Space Style
    • Floorplan Layout

    Food & Beverage Options

    Trafalgar Marketplace (Oakville)
    The Trafalgar Marketplace features a wide variety of food service outlets to accommodate all food preferences: Chef's Corner, OTG (takeaway salads, sandwiches), Thai Express, Subway, Harvey's, Pizza Pizza, Tim Horton's. Conveniently located around campus you can also find a few other Tim Horton's, as well as a Second Cup in the SCAET building.
    Davis Marketplace (Brampton)
    Davis Marketplace is centrally located at our Brampton campus, making it an easy location for lunch or to grab a snack. Food service outlets include: Chef's Corner, The Grill, OTG (takeaway salads, sandwiches), Tim Horton's, and Pizza Pizza.
    HMC Cafeteria (Mississauga)
    The Hazel McCallion Campus (HMC) Cafeteria is located right next to our largest Lecture Hall at this campus, which makes it the perfect lunch location for Conference delegates. The Cafeteria can either be used for catered meals or for guests to pick their own lunch from a variety of food outlets: OTG (takeaway salads, sandwiches), The Grill, Smoke's Poutinerie, Tim Horton's, and Pizza Pizza.
    HMC B-Wing Cafeteria
    Our Hazel McCallion Campus, B-Wing Cafeteria has a Tim Horton's, Grill & Co., Bento Sushi, and On-the-Go for some quick and healthy options.
    Peer2Peer Cafe (Mississauga)
    Located in the HMC A-Wing, this additional seating on the main level provides a quieter setting to grab a coffee at Starbucks and get some work done. The area is also a popular location for smaller receptions and gatherings.
    SCAET Atrium (Oakville)
    The SCAET building features casual lounge seating and dining tables in a large open atrium. A full service Second Cup is in this building, offering an alternative to the several Tim Horton's locations at our Trafalgar Campus.
    Sheridan Student Union (Oakville)
    Sheridan Student Union operates several delicious food service outlets at the Trafalgar Campus in Oakville. There is a full service pub and concert venue (The Marquee), a fresh burrito joint (Union Burrito), and a great coffee shop offering a different donut daily (Coffee Loft). The Marquee and its private patio can also be rented for special events, welcome receptions, Conference closings, etc.
    Sheridan Student Union (Brampton)
    Sheridan Student Union operates several delicious food service outlets at the Davis Campus in Brampton. There is a full service pub and concert venue (The Den), a fresh custom bowl outlet (Union Fresh), and a coffee shop complete with smoothies and lattes (Bruin Coffee House). The Den can also be rented for special events, welcome receptions, Conference closings, etc.

    Catering options

    Chartwells Impressions Catering
    Impressions Catering provides complete catering services to our visiting guests. Their professional team provides quality service to create a truly “impressionable” event. All-inclusive daily menu packages also available at the Sheridan Conference Centre & Residence (Oakville).
    Conference Centre (external caterers)
    For evening and weekend special events, external caterers are permitted at our Oakville Conference Centre (additional fees apply). We work with several wonderful preferred caterers that cater locally in Oakville, and we'd be happy to connect you with them. Just ask for details!


    • Total Number of Overnight Guests: 260
    • Number of Overnight Rooms: 130
    • Wi-Fi in Guest Rooms: Yes
    • Wi-Fi Guest Room Cost : Free
    Overnight Room Attributes
    • 24-hour check-in
    • Air-conditioned rooms available
    • Linens Provided
    • Kitchen Available
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator
    • Shampoo
    • Soap
    • Television
    • Towels
    • Washer/Dryer
    • WiFi


    Residence & Conference Centre - Oakville
    The Residence & Conference Centre - Oakville facilities and services are available for conferences, meetings, banquets, fundraisers, training facilities and much more, with 7,000 square feet of conference facilities and 175 suites for guests. Event planners find us an excellent way to get great value for planning a conference or even extended stays!

    Situated on campus at Sheridan College Oakville, the Residence & Conference Centre is a centrally located, practical alternative to hotels in Oakville Ontario, Burlington, Milton or Mississauga. For organisers concerned with an excursion budget, best value for groups or the opportunity for an extended stay.

    Extended stays are a feature we can offer as your base of operations for whatever you do in the Oakville-Burlington-Mississauga area. Our furnished suites are an economical alternative to other furnished accommodations or equivalent in the surrounding areas.

    Amenities include:
    Spacious two bedroom suites, each room with a double bed
    Private kitchenette with full-sized fridge, microwave
    3-piece private bathroom
    Free wifi and local phone calls with voicemail service
    Free parking
    Cable TV
    Air conditioning with in-room controls
    Movie lounge in the building, great for teams to unwind at the end of the day!
    Outdoor shared patio with barbeques
    On-site laundry and shared kitchen facilities

    Come stay with us!
    • 130 Rooms
    • 260 Beds
    Residence & Conference Centre - Brampton
    The Residence & Conference Centre – Brampton, located at Sheridan College, is an ideal alternative to staying at hotels in Brampton. With its unique two bedroom private suites, peaceful, green and spacious location, affordability, and the same exceptional service and amenities similar to hotels in Brampton, the RCC Brampton truly becomes the place to stay.

    The location is conveniently situated, 15 minutes away from Pearson International Airport (YYZ) and at the center of many major highways and surrounding GTA cities. The Residence is also close to many exciting Brampton attractions and events including notable venues for sports, Brampton games and competitions, as well as many other activities, parks, and shopping.

    It is especially perfect for group accommodations such as wedding parties, sports teams or even renovation re-locaters in need of an extended stay. Whatever the reason, Residence & Conference Centre – Brampton has got you covered! We are dedicated to providing accommodations and services as an alternative to what hotels in Brampton can provide.

    Amenities include:
    Spacious two bedroom suites, each room with a double bed
    Private kitchenette with full-sized fridge, microwave
    3-piece private bathroom
    Free wifi and local phone calls with voicemail service
    Free parking
    Cable TV
    Air conditioning with in-room controls
    Movie lounge in the building, great for teams to unwind at the end of the day!
    Outdoor shared patio with barbeques
    On-site laundry and shared kitchen facilities

    Come stay with us!

    • 130 Rooms
    • 260 Beds

    Featured Amenities

    • Air Conditioning Air Conditioning
    • Bus - Shuttle, Public Bus Access Bus
    • Fitness Center Fitness Center
    • Handicap Accessible
    • Laundry
    • Linens
    • Near Public Transit
    • Outdoor Space
    • Overnight Rooms
    • Paid Parking
    • Pet Friendly
    • Running Trails
    • Sports Facilities
    • Taxi
    • Theater Seating
    • WiFi

    Venue Location + Transportation


    Sheridan College- Conference Services,
    1430 Trafalgar Rd.,
    Oakville, Ontario L6H 2L1


    • BusBus
    • LyftLyft
    • MetroMetro
    • TaxiTaxi
    • TrainTrain
    • UberUber

    Nearby Airport

    • Toronto Pearson International Airport - 30 minutes

    Nearby International Airport

    • Toronto Pearson International Airport - 30 minutes


    • Onsite Parking: Yes

    Nearby Cities

    Toronto – 30 minutes/24 miles |Niagara Falls – 50 minutes/58 miles

    Things to Know


    • Must Use In-house Catering: No
    • External Catering Allowed: Yes
    • Can Bring in Own Food: yes
    • Cultural Catering Available: Yes
    • Food and Beverage Onsite: Yes


    Sheridan Conference Centre features state-of-the-art A/V technology in all Halls as well as on the 100-seat, licensed patio. Wi-Fi, A/V equipment, computers, video data projection, videoconferencing, teleconferencing, and smart classroom technology with integrated podiums are available for most classroom and lecture hall rentals. All residence suites feature data ports for internet connection, complimentary Wi-Fi is provided across all campuses.

    • Guest Wi-Fi: Free
    • Onsite Tech Support: Yes
    • Wi-Fi in meeting space: Yes
    • Equipment Available On-Site:
      • Projector Screen
      • Microphones
      • Sound System

    Venue Policies

    • Alcohol Consumption: Yes
    • Smoking Permitted: no
    • Cannabis Industry-Friendly: No
    • Cannabis Consumption: No
    • ADA Accessible: Yes
    • Family Friendly: Yes
    • Pet Friendly: Yes


    Conference Coordinators
    Our Conference Coordinators are experienced event planners that will help you through the entire process of planning your conference or special event, starting with your initial inquiry all the way through event execution. We work with a preferred local rental company and can assist in booking special furniture or linens and scheduling deliveries. If you're not sure which venue is suitable for your event, please contact us!! We'd love to hear more about your vision and we will match it to the best location we have to offer on campus.
    Conference Centre Technologist
    Our Conference Centre (Oakville) AV Technologist is on-site to assist with all your AV requirements, or to troubleshoot during your event. Our experienced staff is always happy to provide suggestions to ensure that your meeting or special event looks professional. We offer different packages, depending on whether you need them just to put your mind at ease during setup or if you need them dedicated to your event from start to finish.
    IT Service Desk
    The IT Service Desk is your front door to technology services at Sheridan. The Service Desk Team provides customer-focused service with a goal of first call resolution, regardless of the method of contact – phone, email, in-person or via our online chat feature. With service until 11:00 pm Monday through Friday during the academic year (modified summer hours), the Service Desk is easily accessible to help you troubleshoot your AV issues.
    Sheridan Print Shop (Xerox)
    Centrally located at all three of Sheridan's campuses, the Print Shop offering a variety of services including printing & copying in full colour or black and white, binding or finishing services (includes cutting, laminating, wrapping, stapling), and ordering for wide format printing (banners, signs).
    Guest Services - Accommodations
    When accommodations are available May through August, our Residence & Conference Centre locations in Oakville and Brampton have 24-hour friendly front desk staff that are able to assist with all guest service needs.
    Centrally located at all three of Sheridan's campuses, The Bookstore is our on-campus source for any last minute stationary or toiletry needs. The Bookstore also offers a large selection of Sheridan apparel, giftware, snacks and more!
    Sheridan onecard
    If you are interested in providing your attendees with nutrition breaks and meals but can't decide on a menu, consider enrolling in our onecard program. Funds can be added to each card and distributed to your Conference delegates or summer campers upon registration. The onecard or an accompanying UBand can be tapped at any Campus food outlet - your guests will be happy to have the freedom of choice over their food and you won't have to worry about a thing!
    Campus Security Services
    Sheridan Campus Security is responsible for the safety and security of students, staff, faculty, and visitors. Security is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Call ext. 4044 from within the College or 905-815-4044 from outside the College. Security staff is always available to walk you directly to all points on campus, including classrooms, athletic facilities, office/meeting spaces, residences, pubs, and bus stops. We also have 147 emergency phones providing direct access to Campus Security, which have been installed for safety inside buildings and on the grounds at all campuses.


    Conference Centre - Oakville
    All our Conference Centre equipment is in-house, saving you thousands of dollars in external AV rentals. We offer the latest in integrated AV solutions and meeting room technology, including web and audio conferencing capabilities and secure, high-capacity, business-grade Wi-Fi included at no additional cost.
    Classrooms & Lecture Halls
    With all rentals, complimentary wifi is provided to all your attendees. In our academic spaces, overhead date projectors and screens are built-in to the facility. You can choose to either use the desktop computer in the room to connect to our in-house technology, or you can bring your own laptop - HDMI connection is provided in most classrooms, some also have VGA. Whiteboards are also included in most academic spaces.