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Conference Center

Bentley Campus

Hold Your Next Meeting on Bentley's Beautiful Campus

Planning Your Event

Located just minutes west of Boston, in Waltham, Massachusetts, The Conference Center at Bentley offers a unique and professional setting for:

- Business Meetings
- Board Meetings
- Retreats
- Company Outings
- Seminars
- Conferences
- Summer Camps
- Weddings

Host your next event or conference on the picturesque campus of Bentley University!

One Contact, One Contract, One Bill!

Our campus venue offers advantages in price, ambiance and variety. With our services, you'll receive a streamlined experience similar to traditional convention facilities and finer hotels. Plus, we navigate the campus facilities, catering, media and housing on your behalf!

At your service will be:

  • A dedicated Sales and Planning Coordinator — your partner in planning and primary point of contact for all the services required for a successful event
  • Meticulous attention to detail, from your first phone call to the end of your meeting day and beyond
  • Onsite implementation assistance from our Conference Coordinator and Media Staff

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External Conferences and Events

Whether you’re hosting an intimate meeting of five or a major corporate conference for 500, our centralized service takes the stress out of the conference planning experience.
 

 

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Summer Camps

Hosting a day or overnight summer camp? Our team can ensure you have everything you need to succeed. Whether you need high-tech classrooms, large outdoor spaces, conference spaces or overnight accommodations, we can help you succeed. Request Info to learn more.

 

Overnight Accommodations

Meeting Facilities

Our Conference Center team offers one-stop planning to meet your event's needs. Whether you are looking to host a conference, a company gathering, or house summer groups in one of our residence halls, we are the perfect campus for you.

The Conference Center features:

  • More than 12,000 square feet of air-conditioned meeting space
  • Bright, spacious conference rooms
  • A 480-seat auditorium
  • A 250-seat amphitheater
  • Ballroom space for up to 400
  • Personalized, one-stop planning services
  • State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment with on-site technical support
  • A variety of catering options, customized to fit your budget
  • Ample free parking
  • Wi-Fi available in all meeting spaces
  • Air-conditioned classrooms and overnight accommodations available during the summer months
  • Outdoor, tented facilities
  • On-site technical support

Floor Plans and Capacity Chart

Customizable Meeting Spaces

Executive Dining Room (EDR)

Executive Dining Room

Square Footage 4,680 Sq-Ft
Reception 400
U-Shape 50
Theatre 300
Classroom 144
Conference 44
Rounds 336
Hollow square 66

 

Features:

  • Large Ballroom with natural lighting
  • Customizable setup
  • 2 balconies
  • 1 projection screen
  • 2 screens

 

LaCava Room 305AB

LaCava Room 305AB

Square Footage 924 Sq-Ft
Reception 90
U-Shape 24
Theatre 90
Classroom 45
Conference 30
Rounds 56
Hollow square 34

 

Features: 

  • Customizable setup
  • Natural lighting
  • 2 projection screens

 

LaCava Room 325ABC

LaCava Room 325ABC

Square Footage 1,537 Sq-Ft
Reception 150
U-Shape 41
Theatre 151
Classroom 78
Conference 46
Rounds 88
Hollow square 46

 

Features: 

  • Customizable setup
  • Natural lighting
  • 3 projection screens

 

LaCava Room 375AB

LaCava Room 375AB

Square Footage 1,784 Sq-Ft
Reception 150
U-Shape 46
Theatre 140
Classroom 57
Conference 38
Rounds 88
Hollow square 50

 

Features: 

  • Customizable setup
  • 2 projection screens
Auditoriums

Wilder Pavilion

Wilder Pavilion

  • Square Footage: 3,390 sq-ft
  • Capacity: 250 Seat Amphitheater

Features: 

  • Tiered Seating
  • Large Projection Screen
  • Performance Stage

 

Koumantzelis Auditorium

Koumantzelis Auditorium

  • Square Footage: 4,620 sq-ft
  • Capacity: 480 Seat Auditorium

Features: 

  • Large Projection Screen
  • 1,400 sq-ft Performance Stage
  • Natural Lighting
Classrooms

Removable Desk Classroom

  • Capacity: 34-36

Features: 

  • Large Projection Screen
  • Podium with built in PC
  • Presentation monitor in the back of the rooms
  • Natural Lighting

Collaboratory Classroom

  • Capacity: up to 36

Features: 

  • Large Projection Screen
  • Podium with built in PC
  • Presentation monitor in the back of the rooms
  • PC at each group station

Tiered Classroom

  • Capacity: Up to 84

Features: 

  • Large Projection Screen
  • Podium with built in PC
  • Presentation monitor in the back of the rooms
  • Power and Data port at each seat

Interactive Classroom (Horseshoe)

  • Capacity: 35 to 48

Features: 

  • Large Projection Screen
  • Podium with built in PC
  • Presentation monitor in the back of the rooms
  • Port per seat in most rooms
Dining

Dining

Known for excellent quality and beautiful presentation, Sodexo Catering will make your meeting, conference or event a delicious experience, from tempting breakfast pastries to tasty luncheon buffets and elegant gourmet dinners. In addition, our attentive serving staff receives consistent praise for quiet, considerate setup and cleanup during your meeting.

Your sales and planning coordinator will work with you to design a memorable menu specifically tailored to your needs and budget.

Location

Nestled on 163 beautiful acres in Waltham, Mass, the Conference Center at Bentley University is located just 10 miles west of Boston and in close proximity to Logan International Airport. Several factors make The Conference Center at Bentley a choice location for meetings and conferences, both large and small:

  • Ample free parking
  • Classic New England setting
  • State-of-the-art facilities
  • Convenient, on-site, planning services
  • Comprehensive media capabilities
  • Meeting spaces to accomodate a wide variety of needs

Directions

Areal view of the Campus

Contact the Conference Center

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The Conference Center
Bentley University
175 Forest Street
LaCava Building, Suite 300
Waltham, MA 02452

Sales Team Telephone: 781.891.2371
Main Telephone: 781.891.2273

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