Sodexo Conferencing Blog

Weddings at Chase Center

Mandy Volpe - Friday, October 23, 2015

With over 87,000 square feet of event space, Chase Center on the Riverfront is the perfect location for meetings and weddings in Delaware. For weddings, brides and grooms can choose from three all-inclusive wedding packages. Cocktails, decorations, wedding cake, and floral centerpieces are just a few of the benefits of what is included in the wedding packages. To inquire about using this facility for your wedding or event, visit this form

Recipe for the Road

Mandy Volpe - Friday, October 16, 2015

We love the variety of meals that are available at our Sodexo Conferencing venues. Each lunch break is filled with hot and cold items for event attendees to take advantage of during the meeting day. The Conference Center at Waltham Woods has a great menu item that they have chosen to share the recipe with you today. Here are the step-by-step directions for creating Honey and Port Braised Short Ribs at home. 

Kiwanis at The Millennium Centre

Mandy Volpe - Thursday, October 01, 2015

From small meetings to corporate retreats, our venues can accommodate any event. A perfect example is The Millennium Centre. They host the Kiwanis of Johnson City each month for their meetings and awards. Last month they had Chuck Mason from Eastern Eight Community Development Corporation on-site to speak to the group. He shared about the services Easter 8 offers and how they partner with the local community for funding.

Taste of Fall Meetings

Mandy Volpe - Tuesday, September 29, 2015

With the start of fall, we wanted to share with you a great recipe for Baked Acorn Squash. This recipe is from our Sodexo chef at The Conference Center at Waltham Woods.  The nutritional information is 320 calories per serving and you could even reduce the butter and sugar for additional modifications.  This is just a sample of what guests at The Conference Center at Waltham Woods get to enjoy during their meetings and events. Enjoy! 

Dinner Meeting at Black Canyon Conference Center

Mandy Volpe - Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Black Canyon Conference Center recently had their ballroom set up for an event with Cigna Corporate. Check out this set-up and how great the linens look on those round tables. The dinner menu was filled with items such as Chicken Provençal, broiled swordfish with lemon cream, and roasted carrots and fingerlings.

Employee Milestone

Mandy Volpe - Friday, September 18, 2015

Congratulations to Maria Martinez who just celebrated her 10th anniversary working for Sodexo at the Black Canyon Conference Center. We appreciate your hard work and dedication to our guests satisfaction. 

Daily Meetings at The Millennium Centre

Mandy Volpe - Tuesday, September 15, 2015

The Millennium Centre in North East Tennessee offers 16 meeting rooms and breakout spaces for event planners. The largest room holds 500 attendees and each of the break out rooms is designed to meet the standards of the International Association of Conference Centers (IACC) meaning they are created with convenience and comfort in mind. This enhances the conference experience for all who attend meetings at the Millennium Centre. Rooms feature ergonomic “8-hour” chairs, white boards, and on-site catering from Sodexo. The staff offers an inclusive budget friendly meeting package. Featured within the Daily Meeting Package you will find continental breakfast, luncheon buffet, mid-morning snack break, and free parking. The Millennium Centre Daily Meeting Package offers inclusive pricing so that you can budget wisely for your events without hidden costs. Contact the team at 423.232.2001 for availability and more information on pricing for your upcoming event in Tennessee.

Activities at San Ramon Valley Conference Center

Mandy Volpe - Monday, August 31, 2015

Did you know that the San Ramon Valley Conference Center is nestled within Mt. Diablo and the Iron Horse Regional Trail? This allows event attendees to experience team-building opportunities without having to leave the property. The Iron Horse Regional Trail is 32 miles long and runs between Concord and Pleasanton. San Ramon Valley Conference Center also features an outdoor sports court which can be utilized for basketball or volleyball. Indoors you will find a fitness center as well as a recreational lounge which features pool and ping-pong. Check out more about San Ramon Valley Conference Center and discover how this venue would be the perfect setting for your meetings in California.

Day Meeting Package in Boston

Mandy Volpe - Friday, August 28, 2015

When choosing a venue, select a location that is easily accessible, meets your budget, and has options for food that will leave your attendees full and happy.  The Conference Center at Waltham Woods is a Sodexo Conferencing property that offers day meeting packages for your event planning needs. Included in the package you will find conference rooms for your meeting, internet access, continental breakfast, hot and cold luncheon buffet, as well as state of the art audio visual.  If you are interested in hosting your meeting at this venue, contact Rosemary Burnham at 781-434-7387 or visit the website here

Pickwick Gardens Goes Vintage

Mandy Volpe - Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Pickwick Vintage will be taking place this weekend, August 30th, at Pickwick Gardens. Over 50 vendors will be at the gardens offering an assortment of clothing and textiles, jewelry, and design inspiration from all eras. Ticket information and details about the event can be found on our Facebook. We hope to see you at this great event.