Hershey, PA Meeting Venue Spotlight
Pennsylvania's largest convention resort features more than 100,000 square feet of meeting, convention and exhibition space to complement its 665 guest rooms. The centerpiece of the convention space for large groups is the Great American Hall, 32,000 square feet of dedicated exhibit space that was completely renovated in 2009. On the main level of the Lodge, the hall can accommodate up to 210 8' x 10' exhibit booths and features full drive-in access with a roll-up door that measures 12' x 14'. For receptions, the hall can accommodate up to 4,000 attendees or 3,500 with theater-style seating. It's also divisible into three smaller rooms: (the Red Room, White Room and Blue Room) and is served by the 7,092-square-foot Great Lobby for registration or additional reception space for up to 700. The Chocolate Ballroom, at 15,136 square feet, can accommodate another 100 exhibit booths or 1,500 guests for a reception; is also divisible into three; and has its own Chocolate Lobby for registration or receptions up to 500. The center features two other ballrooms and a total of 35 breakout rooms that can accommodate from 10 to 2,000 attendees.
In addition to business services such as a business center and wireless Internet access, planners can expect the highest level of service from a dedicated on-site audio-visual staff, as well as on-site teambuilding and communications training, Hershey Destination Services, and full catering capabilities.
The convention center is accessible via the hotel or through a separate convention entrance.