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Fanshawe College Conference Services

1001 Fanshawe College Boulevard
P.O. Box 7004

London, Ontario N5Y 5W2
519.452.4430

600Largest Group
150Meeting Rooms
1000Overnight Guests
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  • EntranceEntrance
  • Dinner Event in the AtriumDinner Event in the Atrium
  • The AtriumThe Atrium
  • AccommodationsAccommodations
  • Four bedroom suites with a kitchenette, a living room and two private bathroomsFour bedroom suites with a kitchenette, a living room and two private bathrooms
  • Kitchenette in Four Bedroom SuiteKitchenette in Four Bedroom Suite
  • Townhouse units with 6 bedrooms in eachTownhouse units with 6 bedrooms in each
  • Controlled entry for securityControlled entry for security
  • Atrium and LoungeAtrium and Lounge
  • Small break out room and lounge Small break out room and lounge
  • Smaller Classroom with a capacity of 50 peopleSmaller Classroom with a capacity of 50 people
  • Classroom with a capacity of 60 peopleClassroom with a capacity of 60 people
  • Lecture theatre with a capacity of 213 peopleLecture theatre with a capacity of 213 people
  • Fanshawe College's larges lecture theatre with a capacity of 346 peopleFanshawe College's larges lecture theatre with a capacity of 346 people
  • One of our many conference rooms.One of our many conference rooms.
  • A wonderful venue for a banquet of up to 300 people.A wonderful venue for a banquet of up to 300 people.
  • The OasisThe Oasis
  • 180 seat full-time bar and restaurant has plenty of character!180 seat full-time bar and restaurant has plenty of character!
  • A large outdoor area that holds a capacity of 200.A large outdoor area that holds a capacity of 200.
  • Retail services include a bookstore, computer store, clothing store and more!Retail services include a bookstore, computer store, clothing store and more!
  • Available for any questions about what we offer 24hrs / 7 days a week!Available for any questions about what we offer 24hrs / 7 days a week!

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  • Overview
  • Event Spaces
  • Accommodations
  • Catering
  • Dining
  • Services
  • Technology
  • Area Attractions
  • Testimonials

Fanshawe College Conference Services offers everything that you need in one location.

Our conference planning professionals are available year-round to assist you in planning your successful event. Working with various departments on campus, our “one-stop-shop” coordinates all aspects of your event, making the planning for you easy and convenient. We arrange all accommodations, catering requirements, as well as parking, recreation, audio visual, classroom and lecture theatre rentals and much more.

We guarantee that your experience with Fanshawe College will be excellent as we strive to go above and beyond for all of our clients.

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Nearby Cities & Number of Miles:
Hamilton, ON is 120km. Niagara Falls, ON is 184km. Detroit, MI is 200km. Toronto, ON is 200km. Windsor, ON is 196km. Buffalo, NY is 261km. Ottawa, ON is 555km. Montreal, PQ is 600km.
Nearest Airport/ Number of Minutes:
London Int'l Airport / 10
Public Transportation Options:
Taxi
Bus
Metro/Public Transportation Proximity:
Within walking distance
Parking:
Free
Availability:
Available for booking May - August onsite accommodations. Available for meetings 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Can work with hotels for overnight groups during the academic year.
Room Type(s):
Suite Style and Townhouses
Bath Type(s):
Private
ADA Accessible:
Yes
Largest Group:
600
Number of Meeting & Event Rooms:
150
Largest Classroom Style:
120
Largest Theatre Style:
346
Number of Overnight Guests:
1000
Technology:
Almost all of our conference rooms, classrooms and lecture theatres are equipped with a computer, digital video projector, overhead projector, tables and chairs, DVD, VCR, public address system, screen and a whiteboard. Each of our bedrooms is equipped with complimentary WiFi connections.
Onsite Wireless Internet:
Free
Onsite A/V Staff:
Yes
Food & Beverage:
Fanshawe College Conference Services has excellent food-and-beverage service options. We have two food service companies that have the knowledge and experience you need to plan everything from tasty meals and memorable banquets to satisfying breakfasts and coffee breaks. Fanshawe is equipped to exceed expectations and to satisfy special dietary needs. We understand that great food and beverage are essential to a successful conference or event.
Must Use In-house Catering:
Yes
Cultural Catering Available:
Yes
Alcohol Permitted:
Yes
Complete Meeting Package:
Yes
Ropes Course / Team Building:
no
Special Rates and Packages:
Groups booking 10 or more rooms. Very affordable, an unbeatable value.
Phone:
519.452.4430
Ideally suited for:
Corporate Social Events
Leisure travel
Meetings/Conferences/Trainings
Outdoor Event Space
Reunions
Social/Special events
Wedding Ceremonies
Wedding Receptions
Youth Event/Meetings/Camps




Event Spaces

Meeting RoomDescriptionsSquare Footage
Classrooms With over 100 classrooms available, Fanshawe offers rentals of classrooms with sizes from 10 to 120 people. Our classrooms are equipped with a computer, digital video projector, overhead projector, tables and chairs, DVD, VCR, public address system, screen and a whiteboard.

Lecture Theatres Our lecture theatres seat from 115 to 346 people, and we have 10 of them! Each theatre is equipped with a computer, digital video projector, overhead projector, laptop connections, table and chairs, DVD, VCR, public address system, screen, audio system and a whiteboard. Our largest lecture theatre also has a slide projector and a piano!

Conference Rooms Fanshawe has several options with seating from 10 to 50 people. Our conference rooms are equipped with a computer, digital video projector, overhead projector, tables and chairs, DVD, VCR, public address system, screen and a whiteboard.

Gyms 1 & 2 This space is 15,000 square foot sprung wood floors that can be seperated by a 26 foot clear height, hydraulic wall that lowers to create two 68 x 110 foot gymnasia. There are 750-seat retractable stands (expandable to 800 seats) and 11 change-rooms (all are wheelchair accessible).

15,000
Gym 3 This space is approximately 68 x 110 complete with mezzanine permanent seating area for about 100 spectators. The mezzanine overlooks all three gyms when the hydraulic wall is up and can be used for drop-in table tennis or ping pong

The Oasis The Oasis has a wonderful view of the outdoors as well as plenty of natural light for a relaxed atmosphere. This “Marche” style restaurant can cater to any taste. We can accommodate a banquet for up to 250 people on one floor or up to 300 if we use the second level.

Forwell Hall Forwell Hall is the largest facility, it has a licensed capacity for 400 people; appropriate for a social gathering, lecture, or rowed seating presentations, this space may be reconfigured to accommodate 330 people for any type of dinner. Adjacent to Forwell Hall is a large outdoor patio that has a licensed capacity for 200 featuring a large outdoor stage and green space.

The James A. Colvin Atrium Located in B Building is the James A Covin Atrium.  As one of Fanshawes' most impressive areas it includes both table and booth seating which can hold up to 270 people. It has hosted most of the colleges most important events and it's two-level arrangement makes it the perfect facitlity for banquets and award ceremonies.

H Cafeteria This space has a wonderful view with floor to ceiling windows at it's far end. It offers much space and can seat up to 208 people.  It is a convenient space for setting up information booths, hosting an exhibit or even hosting a banquet.

Outback Shack The Out Back Shack is our 180 seat full-time bar and restaurant, which feature an excellent, roadhouse style menu and atmosphere. This room has plenty of character and can be used as a hospitality or party room. We also have an adjoining patio for when the weather is nice. The Out Back Shack features an in house sound system, stage area and big screen capability.

D Cafeteria Located in D Building, this space is very open and bright and can seat up to 200 people. It also leads to an outside courtyard and includes an upper mezzanine area which can seat an additonal 50 people. D Cafeteria is a popular place for banquets and large functions.

Accommodations

Facility# of Rooms# of BedsRoom TypeBath TypeA/C
Merlin House 112 420 Hotel-Like Private yes
Falcon House Residence 112 420 Hotel-Like Private yes
Peregrine House Residence 112 420 Hotel-Like Private yes
Kestrel Court 66 396 Suite/Apartment Style Private yes

Catering

  • Fanshawe College Student Union Catering
    Fanshawe Student Union Catering Services has been providing exceptional dining and conference event experiences to London and the surrounding area since 2004. The professional catering staff will pamper you at your event, using menus created by their exceptional culinary team, using only the freshest ingredients. The Fanshawe Student Union Catering Services offers a wide variety of Conference, Catering and Food Service options to group organizers and guests. After all, what’s a place to stay or meet without having great food conveniently located on site!
  • Chartwells Impressions Catering
    Chartwell’s Catering offers menu suggestions to satisfy any event, from the smallest of meetings and informal gatherings, to full service banquets. Their professional team will provide quality service through each stage of planning to create a truly “impressionable” event.

Dining

  • Olive Oyle's Deli
    Operated by students of the Hospitality programs, this deli/café features many food products produced and served by our students.

    Olive Oyle's has become a favourite for students and staff. We welcome alumni and members of the public too, so drop in sometime for a Fire Roasted coffee, made-to-order salads, toasted bagel, or chose from any number of prepared sandwiches.

    Olive Oyle's has just introduced three new bagel sandwiches to its already successful bagel sandwich line. Come and enjoy a Debbie Sue, Piggy Sue, or Breakfast Bagel.

    Location: London Campus, Room A1001
    Hours: Monday to Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m *

    * Hours are subject to change
  • Saffron's
    Located in "A" Building of the London Campus, Saffron's is quickly becoming London's most treasured secret. It's comfortable and welcoming ambiance capped off by some of the greatest food you will ever find, is what brings our guests back time and time again. We are open daily from mid-September through April with a modified schedule in the months of May and June.

    Join us for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. *

    Please note Saffron's menus change frequently

    * Hours are subject to change
  • B Atrium Cafe
    Atrium Cafe features Menutainment display cooking, Big Pita, Culinary Table, Baja Flats, On the Go sandwiches and salads, and Tim Hortons

    B Cafeteria is also called James Colvin Atrium, located between T and B buildings.

    Hours of Operation: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 2:30pm*

    * Hours are subject to change
  • Food Court Junction
    Located between D and E buildings

    Monday - Friday
    Featuring:

    Pizza Pizza
    10:30am - 4:00pm (*2:00pm on Fridays)*

    Subway
    8:00am - 4:00pm (*2:00pm on Fridays)*

    Tim Hortons
    7:30am - 7:30pm*

    * Hours are subject to change

  • Outback Shack
    The Out Back Shack is the Fanshawe Student Union's 180 seat full-time bar and restaurant. The Out Back Shack features a full service bar, unique decor, eight draught taps, and a complete roadhouse style menu.

    Other features include an outdoor patio, big screen television, movie nights, comedy nights, as well as karaoke. The Out Back Shack is available
    for private functions. Call (519) 453-2711 for more details.

    Location: F building
    Hours: weekdays 11:00am - 3:00pm*

    * Hours are subject to change

Services

ServiceDescription
Parking

Parking is complimentary for our Hotel guests in Lot 8, and $4.00 in our coin lots (Lot 5 & Lot 8) from Monday - Friday from 6:00am - 5:00pm

Signs Our conference coordinators would be pleased to post generic directional signage at our normal locations at no extra cost.

Tables and Chairs We would be pleased to deliver and set-up tables and chairs for your registraion, information desk, or vendor booths. Please see your conference coordinator for details.

Emergency Services Our on-site security is accessible for medical emergencies. They are available 24 hours a day and will immediately respond to any emergency situation. To contact them you would call extension 4400 or telephone number (519.452.4440). In an emergency dial extension 4242 or telephone number (519.452.4242).

Accessibility Most facilities at Fanshawe College are wheelchair accessible. We would be pleased to assit you in meeting any special needs for delegates with disabilities.

Campus Tours Campus Tours are available for anyone interested in conference services. These can be arranged to meet the specific needs of your group, highlighting the interesting facilities that would best suite your needs. Conference coordinators will also conduct orientation tours for your delegates. Simply let us know your needs!

Technology

TypeDescription
High Technology Classrooms Fanshawe College's introduction of the High Technology classroom standardizes the use of new media in the classroom and lecture theatres throughout the London campus. Each classroom and lecture theatre is equipped with a touch-sensitive screen, standard connector panel a DVD and a VCR. An external panel on the podium, also known as the patch bay allows you to integrate almost any type of hardware.

Media Services

Conference Services works along with The Media Services Department of Library and Media Services to help you enjoy the benefits of its services and resources. We have access to a variety of audio visual equipment and services to meet your needs. We would be pleased to provide you the equipment you need at affordable rates. Check with the conference coordinator for audio visual products and prices.

Our facilities include.. Most of our classrooms and lecture theatres include the following:

Computer, digital video projector, overhead projector, tables and chairs, DVD, VCR, public address system, screen and a white board.

Area Attractions

AttractionDescription
Covent Garden Market In the heart of Downtown London, enjoy fresh fruits and quality meats. The market encompasses over 50 vendors including various bakeries and restaurants. Come enjoy the open air market from summer to fall.

OLG Slots Part of the Western Fair District, the OLG Slots include over 750 slot machines. During the summer and fall season, The Western Fair Raceway hosts various standard bred horse races. The OLG Slots are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Fanshawe Pioneer Village Come enjoy this 19th century village filled with period architecture. Participate in various activities from that period.

East Park Located just minutes from Downtown London, East Park boasts a waterpark with slides, a mini putt course, go karts, batting cages, and a rock climbing wall. It also features a 9 -hole golf course. East Park is open daily between 7am-10pm.

*Enjoy our "Stay and Play" package with East Park!*
One night's stay with us and your choice of a round of golf OR 5 fun activities at East Park!
From just $49.99 per person!

Clovermead Bees and Honey Located 45 minutes from the city center, in Aylmer, Clovermead is a destination for the whole family that includes go karts, hay rides, a corn maze and farm animals. It also features an educational session featuring live bees. After enjoying a fun filled day at Clovermead, come visit the gift shop where you can fill your own container full of honey. The gift shop also carries maple syrup, beeswax candles, and a free honey sampling bar.

Testimonials

  • Fanshawe College Conference Services offered us beautiful accommodations in their residence centre, as well as a professional conference held in a lecture hall, and some of Fanshawe’s classrooms. Their residence centre was clean, comfortable, and very neat! Not only was it a beautiful facility, it was all more than reasonably priced. All front desk staff could not have been more polite and helpful which was very impressive. Everything was accessible, full of friendly staff and a great value for your money! We were very pleased with choosing Fanshawe College Conference Services.
     


    Canadian Association of Continuing Care Educators

  • I just wanted to drop you a note to thank you for all your outstanding work in helping making the first annual SRID a success. Your willingness to go above and beyond in order to help make things happen, your calm and sense of humour, and your knowledge of event planning, made my job a lot easier, and allowed me to concentrate on getting the students ready. I look forward to working with you again in the near future!
    We are lucky to have such terrific people in Conference Services at Fanshawe.

    Thank you again.

    Student Research and Innovation Day, Fanshawe College 2012

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