Meetings & Events
Whether it's 10 participants or 10,000, UMass Amherst Conference Services is ready to host your next meeting, convention, or conference.
Bring your group of 10 to 10,000 people to the stimulating environment of a great academic campus, set in the beautiful Connecticut River Valley. You’re surrounded by a rich variety of cultural and recreational activities, a refreshing escape from congested urban centers. Here, at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst, you’ll find every resource needed for a successful conference, meeting, sport or academic camp. The dedicated staff of UMass Amherst Conference Services makes sure of it down to the last detail.
From initial planning and budget development to logistics, on-site program management and post-conference reporting, UMass Conference Services hosts events for The University, as well as private- and public-sector groups from all over the world.
Great service with even greater value
UMass Amherst Conference Services has a well-deserved reputation for top-notch event management with personalized service, all at reasonable prices that work within your budget.
A great record of success
For over 50 years, the University of Massachusetts Amherst has hosted successful meetings, conferences, and conventions for groups of all ages and interests – youth and seniors, athletic and academic, religious and technical, research and artistic.
The Heart of New England
Our Amherst campus covers nearly 1450 acres with more than 150 academic buildings, libraries, and sports facilities in a friendly, unhurried pastoral setting. The Town of Amherst gracefully combines colonial charm with the vigor of one of New England’s major educational centers, The Five College Consortium: Smith, Hampshire, Amherst, and Mount Holyoke Colleges and The University of Massachusetts Amherst. This area of Western Massachusetts offers an exhilarating degree of social, cultural and recreational diversity.
Easy Access for travelers
Conveniently near Interstate 91 and the Mass. Turnpike, the crossroads of New England, we’re only 45 minutes from Bradley International Airport in Connecticut and under two hours from Logan International Airport in Boston.
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The UMass Conference Services staff will assist you in every phase of planning your meeting, convention, or conference, from developing your budget to selecting facilities, dining, accommodations, and recreational services. Once your program has been planned, an experienced, professional conference coordinator will arrange the specifics of your stay right down to the last detail.
Just the facts
· 10,000 seat state-of-the-art arena located at the Mullins Center
· 2,000 seat theater within the UMass Fine Arts Center
· 2 Auditoriums on campus seating 600 each
· 36 Meeting Rooms, flexible in setup
· 116 Guestrooms in Hotel UMass, just completed a total renovation
· Over 200 Classrooms available during the summer
· Over 10,000 residence hall spaces available during the summer
· Only 50 miles from Bradley International Airport
· Less than a 2 hour drive from Boston
· Affordable Packages Available