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Retreats & Meetings

Conferences to Remember at The Essex Resort & Spa

Plan your meeting or retreat at The Essex, and say hello to exceptional customer service, award-winning cuisine, wonderful accommodations, perfect Vermont scenery and an abundance of activities throughout the year.

Conveniently located just minutes from Burlington International Airport, The Essex is the ideal location to host your next conference or executive retreat. The tranquility of our beautiful, 18-acre Resort will inspire your team. Our selection of activities, both onsite and throughout the area, offer your guests an array to choose from when their workday is done.

The Essex’s sister venue, The Ponds at Bolton Valleyis a beautiful event facility surrounded by 5,000 acres of Vermont forests and mountains. The panoramic views from every window, a great room with vaulted ceilings and a spectacular river stone fireplace create upscale wilderness elegance for every function.

In all, we have more than 12,000 total square feet of flexible conference space, both at The Essex and The Ponds at Bolton Valley. 

The Essex Resort & Spa Conference Facilities

  Atrium Ballroom Salons* Boardroom Sunset 1 & 2 The Ponds**
Dimensions: 49 x 65 56 x 48 23 x 21 ea. 18.5 x 23.5 23 x 16 90 x 54
Sq. Ft. 3185 2688 490 ea. 435 368 4500
Portable Walls: No No Yes No No No
Capacity:  
Theatre 325 200 50   24 250
Classroom 200 150 36     175
Conference 48 48 22 12 12 48
U-Shape 48 48 22     48
Reception 400 300 40     425
Banquet 200 170 32   20 250

*Salons I, II, and III have identical specifications and can be combined for a total of 1,474 square feet, with seating capacities of: Theatre – 180, Classroom – 100, U-Shape – 50, Reception – 200, Banquet – 100 
**The Ponds is located offsite at The Bolton Valley Resort, approximately 30 minutes from The Essex Resort & Spa

  • The Atrium, our premier, spacious, sun-filled room overlooking the gardens of the East lawn, which is perfect for a relaxing lunch break or unique group activity 
  • The Ballroom, a large, versatile room, tastefully designed to complement your event 
  • Salons I, II, and III, a trio of sunlit rooms that can be separated or combined as needed, ideal for breakout groups and planning sessions 
  • The Timber Room, an elegant, private room located adjacent to The Tavern Restaurant 
  • The Boardroom executive meeting space for up to 12 people 
  • The Ponds, 4,500 sq. ft. gem, just 30 minutes from The Essex 

For more information, please email us, submit an RFP, or call 1.800.727.4295.

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