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Conference and Event Services COVID-19 update

The COVID-19 pandemic is causing incredible disruption to many organizations across the globe, Georgian College included. Currently, all of Georgian’s seven campuses are closed and all academic delivery and student support services are occurring through remote means. Our summer semester will also be delivered remotely. The college will remain closed until it is safe to re-open, and in accordance with the direction and advice received from public health authorities and the Government of Ontario. In light of this, Georgian is extending the suspension of all on-campus external client events up to and including July 31, 2020.

Our Conference and Event Services team remains available to answer your questions and support you through this difficult time. We deeply value your business and loyalty to Georgian as your event/conference destination and hope we can work with you to schedule your events later this year and into 2021. We will continue to communicate with you as new updates become available. For more information please visit Georgian’s COVID-19 webpage.

We look forward to working with you again soon.

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Meet in Barrie

Our Barrie Campus offers a variety of meeting and event facilities, year-round. Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering for 10 or a 1,000-person conference, dedicated and certified on-site staff will help ensure the success of your event.

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Catering for your occasion

Whether you’re looking for a three-course, plated, gala dinner for your entire company or cookies, tea and coffee for a board meeting, we have what you need. Our on-campus caterers can provide a suitable menu for any occasion.

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Fall availability

Fall reading week starts on Oct. 26, 2020! Looking to host a training session, meeting or get-together? Get in touch today to find out how our conference co-ordinators can help create your perfect event solution.

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Leave the planning to us!

Georgian Conference and Event Services is your partner in the event planning process. We’re here to help you achieve your goals by providing insightful recommendations and professional, sincere service from your initial inquiry through to the end of your Barrie event.

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We specialize in providing meeting facilities, athletics facilities, catering, accommodations and organizational support. Our services can include, but are not limited to:

  • day-of assistance for events of any size
  • co-ordinating group overnight accommodation
  • suggesting and assembling menus to meet any taste or dietary restriction
  • meeting room set-up and audio visual needs
  • working with off-site vendors
  • wayfinding and signage

Client testimonials

It was an absolute pleasure working with Angela and your team. The facility was great, and the help in co-ordinating all the fine details made it go very smoothly. We had very many positive comments and happy conference goers.

– Greg Clarke, Ontario Association for Mathematics Education, 2016

My colleagues and I had the sincere pleasure of working with Kirsten and her teammate and we cannot say enough about how thrilled we are with the support we received. My team organizes several events and not only was this one executed flawlessly but your team went above and beyond to help us make every little detail perfect, even when they had to scramble to meet unanticipated requests. They did so with exceptionally positive attitudes. I have to say your IT support staff were also extremely courteous, professional and helpful.

– Kelly Pritchard, Ontario Real Estate Association, 2016

We loved the way the tables were decorated and our kids did a great job making speeches. Ralph and I feel so blessed. It was a wonderful day of celebration with family and friends that we will never forget. Again, Angela thank you for a remarkable day. We would certainly recommend Georgian to everyone. We can’t express enough our appreciation for your part in our special day. Thank you. You all did a great job.

– Corry deGroot, anniversary party, 2018

I just wanted to say how incredible Kirsten was with our SCDSB Early Years Conference this weekend. She answered every question promptly, was always available to us, and was incredibly flexible on the day of. We are so appreciative of the work that Kirsten did in helping the day to run so smoothly!

– Becky Kennedy, Simcoe County District School Board Early Years Conference, 2018

Flexible facilities

We’re the perfect location in Barrie for:

  • board, committee or annual general meetings
  • conferences and trade shows
  • corporate training workshops
  • religious retreats
  • banquets and galas

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Your event supports our students

It’s true! Your patronage matters to us because our students matter to us. By hosting your event at a Georgian College event venue, you are directly contributing to the student experience. Every department involved in event planning and execution hires Georgian students and event revenue is re-invested in student services and spaces.

  • Classroom and lecture hall rentals contribute to maintenance and upgrades in these spaces so technology stays current.
  • Catering from the Georgian Dining Room or The Last Class provides our students with part-time jobs as well as the hands-on experience they need to excel in the culinary and hospitality industries.
  • Rental fees from our Athletics and Fitness Centre and The Last Class go directly to the Georgian College Students’ Association to put back into student life activities.
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Contact us

Book your meeting or event today!

Are you ready to book your Barrie meeting? Call us or visit us on-location to take a tour of our meeting venues. We can’t wait to show you the perfect space for your event!

One Georgian Dr.

Barrie, ON L4M 3X9
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