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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 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, Newely Renovated  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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