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f e r e n c e December 2016 37 ference ference LOCATION Williamsburg, Virginia TYPE OF VENUE Off-site, museum CAPACITY 1,000 NEARBY ACCOMMODATIONS Williamsburg Lodge CONTACT INFO 888-965-7254 www.colonialwilliamsburg.com Colonial Williamsburg Groups can meet in some of the hundreds of restored and re-created historic structures in Colonial Williamsburg. In 2017, the Williamsburg Lodge and Conference Center will join the Marriott Autograph Collection of hotels. It remains the busiest meeting destination at Colonial Williamsburg with 13 divisible meeting spaces, includ- ing a dedicated conference cen- ter with space to accommodate up to 1,300 guests. The venues at this grand lodge with the maxi- mum number of guests they Williamsburg Lodge hold are as follows: the Colony Room, 810; the Patriot Room, 65; the Heritage Room, 36; the Constitution Room, 40; the Liberty Room, 64; the Jefferson Boardroom,18; the Tidewater Room, 427; the Allegheny Room, 277; the Conference Arrival Hall, 280; the Conference Center Lobby, 315; the Piedmont Room, 320; the Virginia Room, 1,468; and the Virginia Lawn, 1,335. Each of the lodges features its own catering menu, where in- house chefs prepare their signa- ture dishes for a broad range of menu options. The Williamsburg Inn's signature granola is a must- have for any breakfast or brunch gatherings, and the house smoked honey turkey is deli- cious whether it's served on a hot croissant or chopped up on a bed of crisp lettuce. The Williamsburg Lodge specializes Catering in artistic hors d'oeuvres, plated dinners and active chef stations; the Williamsburg Woodlands culinary team's bento-style lun- cheons are a favorite for most meeting groups. Alcohol is allowed, and Colonial Williamsburg's own craft beers, developed by the Historic Foodways program and brewed in partnership with the local Alewerks Brewing Company, are featured. Meeting Space All of the meeting spaces at Colonial Williamsburg are run by the world-class Colonial Williamsburg Hotel Group, which offers a variety of venue options for meetings and events. The Williamsburg Inn features four event spaces: the East Lounge, for up to 170 guests; the Perry Shaw Hepburn Room, for up to 15 guests; the Rockefeller Room, for up to 135 guests; and the Regency Room, for up to 130 guests. The Williamsburg Woodlands Hotel offers 10 flexi- ble venues among its 12,812 square feet of meeting space, ranging from intimate board- rooms for 15 guests to grand ter- races for 495 guests. The Providence Hall, for intimate meetings and receptions, fea- tures eight options for meeting; some rooms are sized for five meetings guests and others for up to 145 reception guests.