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StFX Conferences & Special Events

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1100 Convocation Boulevard
Antigonish, Nova Scotia B2G 2W5

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Event Types Welcomed

Corporate Social Events | Expo/Competitions | Family Reunion | Leisure travel | Professional Meeting/Training/Conference/Retreat | Wedding Ceremony/Reception | Youth Party | Youth Retreat/Camp
Maximum
Meeting:2000
Meeting
Rooms:40
Maximum
Overnight:2000
  • Charles V. Keating CentreCharles V. Keating Centre
  • View for the Frank McKenna Centre for LeadershipView for the Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership
  • StFX University Summer Hotel - Governors HallStFX University Summer Hotel - Governors Hall
  • High Ceilings in the Frank McKenna Centre for LeadershipHigh Ceilings in the Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership
  • Auditorium - Gerald Schwartz School of BusinessAuditorium - Gerald Schwartz School of Business
  • Main Hall - Charles V. Keating CentreMain Hall - Charles V. Keating Centre
  • Large windows in the Charles V. Keating CentreLarge windows in the Charles V. Keating Centre
  • Gerald Schwartz School of BusinessGerald Schwartz School of Business
  • The Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership at nightThe Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership at night
  • Main Arena - Charles V. Keating CentreMain Arena - Charles V. Keating Centre
  • Main Arena - Charles V. Keating CentreMain Arena - Charles V. Keating Centre
  • Crystal Cliffs, our beach side wedding venueCrystal Cliffs, our beach side wedding venue
  • Dining Area - StFX University Hotel : cook your own meals and save!Dining Area - StFX University Hotel : cook your own meals and save!
  • O'Regan Hall - StFX University HotelO'Regan Hall - StFX University Hotel
  • Bathroom Amenities - StFX University HotelBathroom Amenities - StFX University Hotel
  • StFX University Hotel - All rooms feature a fridge and a microwaveStFX University Hotel - All rooms feature a fridge and a microwave
  • Main Lobby - StFX University HotelMain Lobby - StFX University Hotel
  • Standard Double Room - StFX University HotelStandard Double Room - StFX University Hotel
  • Standard Double Room - StFX University HotelStandard Double Room - StFX University Hotel
  • Standard Room Two Double Beds - StFX University HotelStandard Room Two Double Beds - StFX University Hotel
  • All guests enjoy access to our laundry facilitiesAll guests enjoy access to our laundry facilities
  • StFX University Hotel - Lounge areaStFX University Hotel - Lounge area
  • StFX University Hotel - Gourmet kitchenStFX University Hotel - Gourmet kitchen
  • All guests enjoy free access to our fitness centres All guests enjoy free access to our fitness centres
  • All guests enjoy free access to the StFX poolAll guests enjoy free access to the StFX pool
  • Oland StadiumOland Stadium
  • Oland CentreOland Centre
  • Oland StadiumOland Stadium
  • Luncheon at the Frank McKenna Centre for LeadershipLuncheon at the Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership
  • Wedding Reception at Crystal CliffsWedding Reception at Crystal Cliffs

About

About StFX Conferences & Special Events



In 2018, StFX Conferences & Special Events have hosted their largest event ever with more than 1,500 athletes and : the 2018 Special Olympics Summer Games Canada. Every year, they have the privilege to welcome associations and corporate groups for large conventions such as NSSSA and the Annual Conference of the Canadian Economics Association. Looking for a venue for your upcoming conference or meeting? The Charles V. Keating Centre, the McKenna Centre and Crystal Cliffs are available for you. Bring your group or refer your attendees to stay at the StFX Summer University Hotel to save up to 100% on venue rental! The special discounts are available for early May to mid-August.

While the Keating Main Hall of the Charles V. Keating Centre (750 people) and the summer hotel (500 rooms) are only available from May to August, meeting space for up to 300 people is available all year round with accommodations available in hotels and bnbs in close proximity to the conference centre. The  welcomes up to 750 guests, while the Frank McKenna Centre for Leadership is an intimate setting ideal for luncheons and small gatherings. Boardrooms and smaller conference rooms are available in the Keating Centre, starting at only $90! With 40 meeting rooms, hotel accommodations and catering services on site, we have everything you need to host your next event here!

StFX also offers an inclusive sporting venue package featuring an artificial turf with an eight-lane 400m rubberized track where events can be held at night under the lights. The Oland Stadium was designed with field lines for football, rugby, soccer and lacrosse. In addition, StFX offers two NHL size hockey arenas, a newly renovated basketball court / seating and a 6-lane/25m pool. Rebates are available for event planners on all hotel rooms booked for teams.

Located where nature and culture meet, the StFX Conference Team supports sustainable development and the protection of Nova Scotian eco-systems. Their green program helped reduce their energy consumption by 27%. More than 18,000 lightbulbs have been replaced with LED lamps and solar panels have been installed. Our program also contributed to reduce their green gas emissions by 21.8% from 2008 to 2017, which is equivalent to take 1500 cars of the road.
LOCATION + TRANSPORTATION

Halifax - 120
Sydney - 100
Moncton - 135

:
Halifax International Airport - 85 minutes


Taxi | Bus


Onsite: Yes Free
Fee: Free

CATERING
With Executive Chef Mike Pollock at the helm, the Catering Services at Sodexo is at a five-star level. Chef Pollock continues to impress dignitaries, conference groups, brides & grooms with creative menus for 700 person banquets to intimate meetings for 20 people. Sodexo is committed to providing excellent quality and service to make your event a success! In addition to high quality Catering Services, partnering with Sodexo, we also offer meal packages at the StFX Dining Hall, including breakfast, lunch and dinner options. They are the preferred option for sporting events, summer camps and group retreats. StFX also offers beautiful outdoor venues to host a barbeque for your group to create a relaxed atmosphere and enjoy the tranquil campus.


Cultural CateringYES


AMENITIES + UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
24-Hour Check-In
Business Services
Hair Dryer
Iron
Television
Washer/Dryer
Biking
Hiking
Running
Outdoor Event/Meeting Space
Outdoor Tent
ADA Accessible
A/V Tech Staff
Eco-Friendly
Fitness Center
Laptops
Microphones
Overnight Accommodations
Parking On-Site
Projector Screen
LCD Projectors
Food and Beverage On-Site
Sound System
Wi-Fi
Team Building
MEETING + EVENT SPACE CAPACITIES

2000 Attendees


40 Spaces

:
Theatre Style 550 | Classroom Style 300 | Standing Reception 750 | Seated Reception 550

TECHNOLOGY
Full AV equipment available (projector, screen, laptops, etc.). Complimentary access to a business centre & computer labs. High speed Wi-Fi available throughout campus.

Yes
FreeYES

Yes


LaptopsMicrophonesProjector ScreenLCD Projectors

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS

2000 Overnight Guests


Regular hotel rooms or Traditional residence rooms

Yes
Free YES


2 OPTIONS : Private bathroom / Tub shower combo OR Shared bathrooms

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