Meetings & Events

Gain credibility just by being here

We’ve helped plan meetings and events for nearly every possible scenario – and no two are ever alike. That’s why we give each client the personal attention they uniquely deserve.

Meetings & Events on the Newark Campus

Surrounded by endless resources.

Clayton Conference Center and the Audion are Newark’s premier conference venues. Every client gets top-notch service: strategizing objectives, selecting the right space(s), and handling the details from start to finish.

And as always, Conference Services team members are on hand during the event to make sure everything runs smoothly.

We’re ideal for:

  • Multi-day Meetings, Business Meetings & Board Meetings
  • Conferences & Trade Shows
  • Association Gatherings
  • Training Sessions, Workshops & Seminars
  • Luncheons & Celebrations
  • Galas & Inaugural Dinners
  • Graduation & Alumni Events
  • Capital Campaigns & Fundraising Events
  • Community Events (Taste of Newark)
  • And more…

UD Conference Services – an easy decision.

“My group from Gore had a great experience at Clayton Hall last week. The entire staff was very helpful and service-oriented. I never heard “no” or “we can’t do that”.

Thanks for your can-do attitude as we worked out all the details. With so many pieces having to come together for a meeting like this, it is great to not have to worry about the conference center or any of their details. When we decided to have this meeting only a few weeks before it happened, all of the internal to Gore options to accommodate 50 people were no longer available. Based on my past experience with [Conference Services], Clayton Hall was my easy button. And you lived up to that expectation.

Tom B.

Meetings & Events at our Lewes Campus

Break away from the ordinary at the Virden Retreat Center.

Virden (as we are affectionately known) is our private coastal campus situated just outside downtown Lewes. It’s a great venue for those looking for something different and has become a favorite for smaller groups and weekend events.

Don’t be fooled – smaller can be mightier. Our Conference Services team is known for its responsiveness.

We’re ideal for:

  • Business Meetings & Board Meetings
  • Association Gatherings
  • Training Sessions, Workshops & Seminars
  • Luncheons & Networking Events
  • Social Events & Holiday Celebrations
  • Retirement & Reunion Weekends
  • Health & Yoga Retreats
  • Weddings & Rehearsal Dinners
  • Graduation & Alumni Events
  • And more…

Catch up on meeting trends and intriguing perspectives.

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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