Experience top-notch client service with our expert event planners at three premiere meeting and event venues.

We really appreciate how easy you make the process of booking space and planning all of the details for our events.

Valerie M.

The entire staff was very helpful and service-oriented. I never heard “no” or “we can’t do that”.

Tom B.

Clayton Hall was such a perfect venue — with an awesome staff — for [our] kind of mid-size event.

Cristina A.

Three Locations Each With Unique Attributes

Two venues in Newark. One venue in Lewes.

Clayton Conference Center

Clayton is one of Delaware’s largest venues – uniquely designed with a central lobby bordered by meeting rooms, an auditorium, and a ballroom – ensuring easy transitions between sessions for multi-day conferences.

Audion at STAR Campus

Delaware’s premier meeting venue loaded with tech capabilities like live streaming, the Audion made its debut as part of the health sciences campus that boasts a spectacular 5,000-plant living wall.

The Virden Retreat Center

Located in Lewes, Virden continues to gain a reputation for expertly combining business and leisure – including onsite lodging so guests can take full advantage of being down at the shore.

capabilities that meet your needs

Flexible Spaces Can Accommodate 20 to 700

Overnight Lodging Plus Hotel on Campus

Full Catering Services Available

Summer Camps and Conferences Welcome

Access to Campus Green Spaces and Amenities

Start Planning With One of Our Event Managers Today.

Our personal event managers have a combined 20 years of experience in hospitality. We work one-on-one with you to:

  • Strategize your objectives
  • Select the right capabilities for your meeting or event
  • Handle all the details from start to finish
  • Guide you every step of the way
  • Keep your budget in mind

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Start planning today with one of our Event Managers.

University of Delaware Conference Services

N E W A R K  C A M P U S

Clayton Hall Conference Center
100 David Hollowell Drive, Newark DE  19716
(302) 831-2214

The Tower Audion & Atrium at STAR
100 Discovery Blvd., Newark DE  19713
(302) 831-2214

L E W E S  C A M P U S

The Virden Retreat Center
1155 College Drive, Lewes DE  19958
Overnight Lodge A: 1183 College Drive
Overnight Lodge B: 1181 College Drive
(302) 645-4100


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