Serving excellence is at the core of our Institute Conference Center staff’s every move. State-of-the-art meeting space, 21st century technology, appetizing cuisine and expert staff help transform our region’s economy by attracting event attendees from across the globe to Southern Virginia. The Center also hosts new business prospect meetings, industry and organization meetings and similar groups. The newly renovated on-site restaurant, Megabytes, is a favorite local dining option.
From executive meetings to large-scale events, the Institute Conference Center has the space to accommodate your needs in a modern, functional environment with advanced technological capabilities. Just some of our various options include professional board rooms; a 135-seat, tiered executive auditorium; an 8,400-square-foot Great Hall for conferences and large banquets; and a 3,800-square-foot Atrium for receptions. Our expert staff will work with you to configure each space according to your custom needs.
services & amenities
Our expert staff with more than 50 years of experience stands ready to assist and ensure your event is a success. With utmost professionalism and care, they offer event management and planning, advanced technological services, marketing and promotional support, and exemplary food and beverage service from an on-site caterer. Plus, your event will be complete with recommendations and guidance on area activities, amenities and accommodations to round out your special occasion.
Food & Beverage
The Institute Conference Center prides itself on remarkable reviews of exquisite cuisine and on-site professional catering services. Whatever the size or style of your event, our chef and staff will tailor the menu for an enjoyable and beautifully presented meal, whatever the occasion. From expertly prepared and served luncheons and dinners to specialty buffets and boxed lunches, the Institute Conference Center works to meet and exceed your needs, helping clients achieve meeting and event objectives.
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Do you have an event approaching that we can help accommodate? Let us know how we can serve your needs through 21st century technology, state-of-the-art meeting space, gourmet cuisine and experienced staff who practice exceptional customer service. We are ready to assist for any occasion.
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The Institute Conference Center proudly offers Megabytes, an on-site restaurant with a daily breakfast and lunch buffet, fresh salad bar and beverage machine with 85 drink options. The menu changes weekly to ensure continuous variety, and the pleasant ambiance features a contemporary design complete with large televisions and digital menu boards. A favorite dining choice of visitors and locals, Megabytes provides gluten-free and vegetarian selections. Frequent guests enjoy dine-in and to-go opportunities.