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Getting Into the Convention Business: Corporate Events in MA

Getting Into the Convention Business: Corporate Events in MA

Convention Business in MassachusettsHosting corporate events in Massachusetts can be a challenge, especially if you don’t have much experience working with this type of gathering. Some business models start small, focusing on a group of 100 or more individuals from a particular industry or sector, before branching out to a more significant, more inclusive event. One of the most difficult challenges can be finding the best conference center in Southeastern New England to host your event. You need to make sure that it is close to major highways, airports, and lodging, but you don’t want it to be right in the middle of the city, where distractions could keep attendees preoccupied. Major city events in Boston, New York, Miami, and Los Angeles, often lose participants who venture out into the city for sight-seeing and never come back.

Hosting Corporate Events in Swansea

Venus de Milo is a well-appointed facility with over five decades of experience hosting major events from trade shows to large-scale conventions, weddings, parties, charity events, and just about every other type of professional and social engagement imaginable. With seven distinct spaces for meetings, expositions, breakout rooms, VIP areas, classroom settings, and significant seminars, we have everything you need to be a success at our meeting and event space in Swansea, MA.

Conveniently located just off Route 195 on Grand Army of the Republic Highway, there is easy access to all of the major arteries that feed Southeastern Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and the rest of the northeastern region. We offer ample free parking on-site for all of your guests and are convenient to local and international airports, as well as a wide variety of hotel accommodations. When you work with a professional venue, it lends credibility to your event. It is important to invite your guests to a quality meeting and event space when hosting corporate events in Massachusetts.

Quality Tech & Meeting Accessories

Regardless of the industry that your event will serve, you will want to make sure that the venue you choose for corporate events in Swansea has all of the quality tech services and up-to-date audiovisual services required to enhance your presentations. Wireless microphones and a full spectrum PA system are just the beginning. You can also take advantage of free Wi-Fi for you and all your guests, along with custom lighting options, and much more.

Some of the audiovisual rentals and meeting accessories available include:

  • LCD projector
  • 27-inch and 31-inch televisions
  • 50-inch projection television
  • VCR and DVD combos
  • DVD players
  • 4×4 and 8×10 screens
  • microphone and podium
  • power strips and extension cords
  • flip charts with markers and easels for presentations

Banquet Menus & Catering Services

Whether you decide to serve complete meals at your event or not, you will at least want to offer refreshments at the conference center in Southeastern New England. Work with our staff to plan corporate events in Swansea, and we can help you set up a complete beverage and snack station for your attendees to enjoy during and in between meetings or seminars. Coffee, tea, water, and sodas, along with a wide range of other beverage options are available. Cocktails and other alcoholic beverages can be served for a welcome event or after party at our meeting and event space in Swansea, MA.

If you are interested in serving a meal during the event, ask about our corporate buffet and plated service options. Some professional gatherings will include a luncheon to keep everyone on-site and increase opportunities for networking. Evening gatherings, such as a cocktail party or dinner service, can be used for additional presentations, special guest speakers or as a thank-you to all of those who supported and attended the event. We can serve breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner and late-night munchies, depending on your needs. Make sure to speak with one of our team members about menu and catering options when hosting corporate events in Massachusetts.

Schedule a Tour of Venus de Milo

The next step is to schedule a tour of our conference center in Southeastern New England. Our friendly and professional on-site event coordinators can help you find the perfect space and reserve the best date for your event. Give us a call at 508-678-3901 to speak with one of our team members. We can answer any questions that you might have about our meeting and event space in Swansea, MA or help you make an appointment to meet with a planner.

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