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The Roanoke Valley in Virginia's Blue Ridge has a broad range of meeting facilities. With over 650,000 square feet of meeting space and 5,000 guest rooms, your group will be well accommodated in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.
From a corporate meeting to a major convention, family reunion to executive retreat, the region has the perfect space to make your event successful.
Whether you need a 10,500 seat coliseum, quiet boardroom overlooking Smith Mountain Lake, or IACC-approved conference center, it's all here and surrounded by breathtaking natural scenery.
The metro mountain mix of Virginia's Blue Ridge will serve as the perfect backdrop for your meeting.
The outstanding facilities combined with the luxurious accommodations and diverse selection of activities will keep everyone entertained.
View the sections below to find the meeting facility that is best suited to host your group.
Berglund Center - Formerly known as the Roanoke Civic Center, this is the largest meeting facility in the region with 110,000 square feet of space. The Berglund Center features a 10,500-seat Coliseum, 2,149-seat Theatre, 46,000 square-foot Special Events Center, & 14,000 square-foot Exhibit Hall.
Salem Civic Center - With 40,000 square feet of space, the Salem Civic Center hosts events of all kinds throughout the year. The facility features an arena with a capacity of 8,000 along with seven additional meeting spaces.
The Conference Center of Roanoke - This IACC-approved facility features 63,000 square feet of meeting space in 35 meeting rooms. It's also within walking distance to the nearby attractions, shopping and dining options of Downtown Roanoke.
Full-Service Meeting Hotels - These hotels feature larger meeting space and full-time restaurant and catering service.
Select-Service Meeting Hotels - Hotels in the region with limited meeting spaces and services.
Unique Meeting Venues - Enhance your meeting by using one of the unique venues in the Roanoke Valley. Many feature gorgeous views of the area and are popular options for breakout sessions, meals, and receptions.
The following is a complete list of possible meeting spaces in Virginia's Blue Ridge.