Sodexo Conferencing Blog

Home and Garden Show at Chase Center

Mandy Volpe - Friday, May 27, 2016

The annual Delaware Home and Garden show was recently held at Chase Center on the Riverfront. The weekend was filled with exhibitions and workshops for the novice and experienced gardeners. Workshops included painting and instructional sessions on backyard bouquets and container gardening. We love the Chase Center space all set-up for the Make & Take Terrarium and Air Plant Workshop. 

Nav Centre Resources for Event Planners

Mandy Volpe - Thursday, May 26, 2016

Did you know that NAV CENTRE has resources for you to use when planning your meeting? They have a site selection checklist as well as a meeting considerations power point. Both of these recourse help you to choose a great meeting location from the start because location is everything when it comes to a successful meeting. Head over to their website today to download the check list. 

Fanshawe College Accommodations

Mandy Volpe - Saturday, May 21, 2016

The team at Fanshawe College offers on-staff planners who coordinate groups and partner with you to create events during the summer time that are exceptional. On campus you will find chefs with the Sodexo level of quality, recreational facilities, and guest accommodations. Fanshawe College offers a unique opportunity for overnight accommodations during the summer. From May to September, they offer four-bedroom suites to accommodate individuals, groups, families, and conference attendees. For more information about booking overnight rooms or coordinating a conference in Canada, visit our reservation system.

Complete Meeting Package at SRVCC

Mandy Volpe - Thursday, April 28, 2016

San Ramon Valley Conference Center in California offers a Complete Meeting Package. The package features:

  • Dinner on the evening of your meetings arrival.
  • Hot Breakfast and lunch buffets.
  • Break out rooms.
  • Everything you will need for engaging sessions. From flip charts to white boards, from projector screens to wireless internet, San Ramon Valley Conference Center provides all of your meeting necessities.
Send over your RFP, today, to begin scheduling your meeting experience today.    

Magazine Feature for Venue

Mandy Volpe - Friday, April 22, 2016

It is always a good day when one of our venues is featured in a national publication. The Millennium Centre in Tennessee was recently featured in the Unique Venues Magazine. The article features the culinary draw of the Sodexo chefs and how the staff creates menus to peak the interest of attendees. The article also details the location and partnership of The Millennium Centre with East Tennessee State University. Thank you for the feature Unique Venues, and check out the article here.

Special Dining Experience

Mandy Volpe - Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Join your Millennium Center Master Chef Jean-Claude Seruga and Chef Justin Yazdizk at YUM-YUM International Tapas Night. Thurs, Mar 24, 6-8 pm.

We are $2500 shy of the $10,000 artist fee is left to raise for a bicycle-inspired public work of art next to an elementary school in The Tree Streets Neighborhood. Come join us! And help spread the word.

What: YUM-YUM, The Power of the Bite featuring International Tapas
When: Thursday, March 24, 6-8 pm
Where: Nelson's Fine Art Center, Downtown JCity, 324 E Main St
What: 11 businesses participating providing tapas from around the world.

Two wine tickets
Proceeds towards a bicycle-inspired public work of art.
Tickets: $20 in advance/$25 week-of (300 tickets for sale)
at Nelson Fine Art Center or

MORE INFO: Virginia Buda 423-833-8474, ARTLANDIA.ORG
Facebook: Artlandiajc

Easter in California

Mandy Volpe - Thursday, March 03, 2016

Easter is just around the corner and Pickwick Gardens is hosting their annual brunch and egg hunt. This year the menu includes carved prime rib, honey baked ham, a pasta station, a special kid’s buffet and much more. Reservations can be made by calling 818-845-5300 ext #171. Visit Pickwick Gardens in Burbank, California for your Easter celebration!

Awards Banquet in Arizona

Mandy Volpe - Friday, February 26, 2016

High Country Conference Center has a great event coming up on March 5th. The Viola Awards will be held on that Saturday. There will be dinner and a celebration of the Viola Award winners. The dinner will include the High Country Salad, steak and grilled salmon, mashed potatoes and broccolini. Will you be attending the Arizona event in Flagstaff? 

Explore Our Properties

Mandy Volpe - Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Have you taken a look at the properties available on the Sodexo Conferencing website recently? There are venues all across the United States that have the perfect mixture of beautiful landscape + convenient meeting locations + delicious food service. Explore the property list to find the location of your next meeting or event.

Featured Event: Spirit Gala

Mandy Volpe - Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The annual Spirit Gala organized by the Mountain States Health Alliance Foundation was held on Saturday, January 23rd at the Millennium Centre in Johnson City, Tennessee. The black tie event raised funds to go towards a Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome unit at Niswonger Children’s Hospital.  Combined with other fundraisers by the organization, the goal is to raise $500,000. With the theme of “Out of Africa,” guests enjoyed dinner made my Master Chef Jean-Claude Seruga and music by Endless Summer Band. For more information about The Millennium Centre, check out their website here