Wilfrid Laurier University offers an array of spacious facilities conveniently linked in a compact campus setting. November/December 2009
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Wilfrid Laurier University
Located in Waterloo, Ont., Wilfrid Laurier University offers conference planners a wide array of spacious, state-of-the-art facilities to choose from, all conveniently linked in a compact campus setting in one of Canada’s safest and most affordable cities.
The University’s commitment to providing students with the tools of a modern learning environment is embodied in continuous development, upgrades and renovations.
The campus capacity is 1,500 beds, comprised of traditional, dormitory and apartment-style facilities. The project also includes a new outdoor amphitheatre, featuring tiered seating for approximately 250 people.
Here are three great reasons to hold your next meeting or event on the campus of Wilfrid Laurier University:
1. State -of -the -Art Venues
From May to August, Wilfrid Laurier offers seven large lecture halls and more than 75 classrooms, the largest of which can host up to 450. The newly renovated Theatre Auditorium seats 750-plus, while the Maureen Forrester Recital Hall sits 350, amphitheatre-style. For banquet-style events, the indoor Science Courtyard can host up to 250, while the Turret, the campus pub, features 10,000 sq. ft. for meetings, cocktail receptions or banquets.
2. Integrated Conference Services
Laurier’s experienced staff will help organizers plan their event, handling everything from meeting rooms and exhibition space, to budget preparation, multimedia requirements, conference registration and production of related materials. The Conference Services department will help planners with their accommodations, foodservice and catering requirements.
3. Location, Location, Location
Just an hour west of Toronto, the Waterloo campus of Wilfrid Laurier University is an ideal retreat from the hectic pace of big-city conferences. The compact campus provides an environment conducive to delegate retention.