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Top convention and meeting venues in Northern Ontario.

TOP CONVENTION AND MEETING VENUES IN NORTHERN ONTARIO

Ranked by total square footage of largest room available

Hotel/Venue Name               Web site address
Contact/Title                  Sq. footage largest room
Address                        Total space available
City/Postal Code               Max. capacity banquets/receptions
Phone/Fax                      # of hotel rooms

McIntyre Community Centre      www.city.timmins.on.   4
                               ca
Marc Roy                       15,633 sq.ft.          98
85 McIntyre Rd. Schumacher     40,813 sq.ft.          < $999,999
705-360-8455/360-8473          1000/500               60-70
                               N/A                    20-25

Days Inn                       www.daysinn.com        5
Nadia Pilon, general manager   15,000 sq.ft.          20
117 Elm St.                    17,904 sq.ft.          N/P
Sudbury, P3C 1T3               220/250                98
705-674-7517/688-0369          87                     17

Best Western Great Northern    www.bestwesternsault.  8
                               com
Mike Quinn, Sales director     9,630 sq.ft.           61 (10X10)
229 Great Northem Rd.          12,750 sq.ft.          < $999,999
Sault Ste. Marie, P6B 4Z2      800/1,000              500
705-942-2500/942-2570          211                    500

Valhalla Inn                   www.valhallainn.com    16
Nancy Oster, sales director    8,000 sq.ft.           55
1 Valhalla Inn Rd.             16,000 sq.ft + crush   NFP
                               areas
Thunder Bay, P7E 6J1           550/1,000              N/P
807-577-1121/475-4723          267                    N/P
Ramada Inn Hotel/Conference    94
Centre, Errol Gilhooly         7,670 sq.ft.           N/A
85 Ste. Anne Rd.               15,000 sq.ft.          NFP
Sudbury, P3E 4S4               700/1200               25
705-671-6655/                  144                    32

Fort William Historic Park     www.oldfortwilliam.    5
                               on.ca
Susan Cameron, sales director  6,000 sq.ft.           N/P
698 W. Arthur St.              9,600 sq.ft.           NFP
Thunder Bay, P7E 5R8           500/700                N/P
807-473-1600/475-4852          N/A                    N/P

Days Inn, Timmins              www.daysinn.ca         9
Louise Brazeau, catering       5,776 sq.ft.           Varies
co-ordinator
14 Mountjoy St. S.             7,641 sq.ft.           N/P
Timmins P4N 154                450/500                N/P
705-267-6211/267-3161          147                    N/P

Centre Cultural LaRonde                               4
Joanne Bourdon,                5,500 sq.ft.           N/A
32 Mountjoy St. North          12,000 sq.ft.          less than $999,999
Timmins, P4N 4V6               440/384                200
705-267-8401/267-8403          71                     350

Porcupine Dante Club           5,500 sq. ft.          3
Sam Rizzuto, General Manager   8,500 sq. ft.          N/P
162 Cedar St. South            400/400                < $999,999
Timmins, P4N 7E3               N/A                    120
705-264-3185/267-3737                                 60

Best Western Nor'wester                               6
Resort Hotel Edwin Martiner,   5,276 sq.ft.           40
2080 Hwy 61                    8,664 sq.ft.           NFP
Thunder Bay, P7B 1B8           450/350                N/P
807-473-9124/473-9600          91                     N/P

Holiday Inn Waterfront         www.holiday-inn.com/   13
                               saulmarieon
Jennifer King-Callon           5,300 sq.ft.           40
208 St. Mary's River Dr.       10,400 sq.ft.          NFP
Sault Ste. Marie, P6A 5V4      320/450                1000+
705-945-6950/945-6972          195                    60

Holiday Inn Sudbury            www.holiday-inn.com/   6
                               sudbury.on
Mike Skuce, Gen. Mgr.          4,600 sq.ft.           38
50 Brady St.                   11,000 sq.ft.          $1M-$2.9M
Sudbury, P3E 1C8               350/280                n/a
705-675-5602/675-5024          76                     n/p

Victoria Inn                   www.vicinn.com         12
Rod Gray-Banquet Sales Mgr.    4,590 sq.ft.           30
555 West Arthur St.            10,500 sq.ft.          $10M-$19.9M
Thunder Bay, P7E 5R5           350/500                N/P
807-577-8481/475-8961          182                    N/P

Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel                            14
Kimberly Oancia                4,268 sq.ft.           45
1696 Regent St.                24,000 sq.ft.          N/P
Sudbury, P3E 3Z8               450/500                N/P
705-522-3000/522-8067          N/P                    N/P

Algoma's Water Tower Inn       www.watertowerinn.com  8
Nancy Pozzebon, sales manager  4,050 sq.ft.           50
360 Great Northern Rd.         8,200 sq.ft.           N/P
Sault Ste. Marie, P6A 5N3      350/500                N/P
705-949-8111/949-1912          180                    N/P

Clarion Resort Pinewood Park                          12
Angela Johnston, sales         4,032 sq.ft.           50
director
201 Pinewood Park Dr.          25,049 sq.ft.          NFP
North Bay, P1B 8J8             800/800                2555
705-472-0810/472-4427          102                    150

Canadian Bushplane Heritage    www.bushplane.com      2
CentreDon Johnson, GM          4,000 sq.ft.           N/A
50 Pim St.                     25,000 sq.ft.          NFP
Sault Ste. Marie, P6A 3G4      300/500                14
705-945-6242/942-8947          N/A                    8

Davedi Club                    www.davedi.ca          1
Claudia Rocca, manager         4,048 sq. ft.           N/P
313 Airport Rd.                4,048 sq. ft.           N/P
North Bay P1B 8W8              N/P/326                12
(705)474-4190/474-8916         1                      30

Best Western North Bay                                9
Rhonda Noon                    3,480 sq.ft.40
700 Lakeshore Dr.              13,000 sq.ft.          N/P
North Bay, P1A 2G4             400/300                N/P
705-474-5800/474-8699          130                    N/P

Prince Arthur Hotel            www.princearthur.on.   7
Waterfront                     ca
and Suites, Stacey Ball        3,479 sq.ft.           20
17 Cumberland St. North        9,957 sq.ft.           NFP
Thunder Bay, P7A 4K8           225/300                N/P
807-345-5411/345-8565          N/P                    N/P

Ramada Inn/Conference Centre                          6
Lyne Laferriere, food manager  3,300 sq.ft.           N/P
1800 Riverside Dr., P.O. Box   4,340sq.ft.            NFP
1223
Timmins, P4N 7J5               200/275                100
705-267-6241/268-5941          90                     50

Travelodge Hotel Airlane                              12
Susan Cameron                  3,264 sq. ft.          30
698 W. Arthur St.              10,720 sq. ft.         NFP
Thunder Bay P7E 5R8            350/300                N/P
807-473-1600/475-4852          154                    N/P

Killamey Mountain Lodge
Maury East                     3,200 sq. ft.          3
3 Commissioner St.             N/P                    N/A
Killarney, P0M-2AO             150/150                36
705-287-2242/287-2691          46                     5

Cassio's Hotel                                        2
Rafiq Charaniya, president     3,000 sq. ft.          n/a
1145 Lorne St.                 4,000 sq. ft.          NFP
Sudbury, P3C 4S8               235/N/P                100
705-674-4203/674-5917          35                     12

Best Western Dryden Motor Inn                         5
Sandra Boyko, Gen. Mgr.        2,808 sq. ft.          N/P
349 Government St.             4,032 sq. ft.          N/P
Dryden, P8N 2P4                185/250                1000
807-223-3201/223-5647          89                     200

Cedar Meadows Resort           www.cedarmeadows.com   4
Richard Lafleur, Owner         2,500 sq. ft.          30
1000 Norman St.                4,800 sq. ft.          $1M to $2.9M
Timmins, P4N 8R2               175                    52
705-268-5800/268-1336          29                     40

Bryston's-on-the-Park          www.brystons.com       4
Norm Eady, vice-president      2,300 sq. ft.          N/P
5 Creighton Rd.                6,600 sq. ft.          NFP
Copper Cliff, P0M 1N0          200/600                147
705-682-0159/682-0160          N/A                    32

Sunset Inn                                            5
Suzanne Favot, Manager         2,080 sq.ft.
                               (approx.)              N/P
10 First Ave. S. Box 86        2,860 sq.ft.
                               (approx.)              $1M-$2.9M
Sioux Lookout, P8T 1A1         250/250                N/P
807-737-1113/737-3586          132                    N/P

Quetico Centre                 www.queticocentre.com
Bonnie Clairmonet,             2,043 sq. ft.          3
co-ordinator
P.O. Box 1000 Hyw 633          5,951 sq. ft.          30
Atikokan P0T 1C0               100/100                NFP
807-929-3511/929-1106          84                     43

Quality Inn-Sudbury            www.qualityinn.
                               sudbury.com            7
Aline Goguen, catering         2,070 sq.ft.           N/P
co-ordinator
390 Elgin St.                  6,350 sq.ft.           < $999,999
Sudbury, P3B 1B1               180/200                385
705-675-1273/671-1766          100                    220

Frank Murray Community Centre  www.sfcg.net           2
Bruce Brown, program           2,000 sq. ft.          Varies
co-ordinator
63 Carrie St.                  2,000 sq. ft.          < $999,999
Thunder Bay P7A 4S2            200/200                10
(807)768-4438/767-1672         N/A                    1

Travelodge Timmins             www.timminshotels.com  4
Darlene Colamelo, general      1,900 sq. ft.          12
manager
1136 Riverside Dr.             3,000 sq. ft.          $1M-$2.9M
Timmins                        60/60                  N/P
705-360-1122/3606136           92                     N/P

Ambassador Hotel                                      5
Michael Clement                500 sq. ft.            35
225 Falconbridge Rd.           10,000 sq. ft.         NFP
Sudbury, P3A 5K4               500/500                67
705-566-3601/524-0433          50                     45

Travelway Inn/Ramsey Room
Kelly McIvor, office manager   969 sq.ft.             N/A
1200 Paris St.                 969 sq. ft.            NFP
Sudbury, P3E 5V4               45/45                  181/N/A
705-522-1122/522-3877          N/A                    0

Ramada Inn                     www.landmarkinn.ca     2
Maria Dessureault, catering    750 sq. ft.            N/P
1010 Dawson Rd.                N/P                    N/P
Thunder Bay P7B 5J4            N/P/50                 N/P
807-767-1681/767-1439          104                    N/P

Travelodge Hotel Airlane                              12
Susan Cameron, sales director  3,264 sq.ft.           30
698 W. Arthur St.              10,720 sq. ft.         NFP
Thunder Bay, P7E 5R8           350/300                N/P
807-473-1600/475-4852          154                    N/P

Travelodge Thunder Bay         www.travelodge.com     1
Patti Pandeirada, general      N/P                    N/P
manager
450 Memorial Ave.              N/P                    N/P
Thunder Bay, P7B 3Y7           40/40                  N/P
(807)345-2342/345-3246         93                     N/P

Ramada Inn                     www.landmarkinn.ca     2
Maria Dessureault, catering    750 sq. ft.            N/P
1010 Dawson Rd.                N/P                    N/P
Thunder Bay P7B 5J4            N/P/50                 N/P
(807)767-1681/767-1439         104                    N/P

Fort William Gardens Arena                            8 (dressing rooms)
Barry McGuire, manager         714 sq. ft.            69
901 Miles St.                  16,150 sq. ft.         N/A
Thunder Bay P7C 1J9            N/P/N/P                N/P
(807)625-3062/623-4538         N/A                    N/P

Hotel/Venue Name               # of meeting rooms Services
Contact/Title                  Booth capacity
Address                        2003 billings
City/Postal Code               # events 2003 for < 99 people
Phone/Fax                      # of events 2003 for > 100

McIntyre Community Centre      Catering, AV equipment, restaurant, bar,
Marc Roy                       Internet in meeting facility, fax
85 McIntyre Rd. Schumacher     service, photocopy services
705-360-8455/360-8473

Days Inn                       Catering, AV equipment, fax/photocopy
Nadia Pilon, general manager   services, Internet in rooms, restaurant,
117 Elm St.                    pool, sauna, fitness room multimedia
Sudbury, P3C 1T3               projector, computer service, video/
705-674-7517/688-0369          teleconferencing

Best Western Great Northern    Catering, AV equipment, multi-media
Mike Quinn, Sales director     projector, Internet in meeting facility,
229 Great Northem Rd.          rooms, fax/photocopy services, computer
Sault Ste. Marie, P6B 4Z2      services, restaurant, pool, bar, free
705-942-2500/942-2570          high school Internet

Valhalla Inn                   Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
Nancy Oster, sales director    projector, Internet in meeting facility
1 Valhalla Inn Rd.             and rooms, fax and photocopy service
Thunder Bay, P7E 6J1           video/teleconferencing, restaurant,
807-577-1121/475-4723          executive boardroom, wireless Internet

Ramada Inn Hotel/Conference    Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
Centre, Errol Gilhooly         projector, Internet in meeting facility
85 Ste. Anne Rd.               and rooms, fax, photocopy, computer
Sudbury, P3E 4S4               services, restaurant, pool, hot tub,
705-671-6655/                  attached to full-service mall

Fort William Historic Park     Catering, AV equipment, multi-medi
Susan Cameron, sales director  projector,
698 W. Arthur St.
Thunder Bay, P7E 5R8
807-473-1600/475-4852

Days Inn, Timmins              Catering, AV equipment, Internet in
Louise Brazeau, catering       meeting rooms and rooms, fax/photocopy
co-ordinator                   service, computer service, resaurant,
14 Mountjoy St. S.             pool, hot tub, bar,
Timmins P4N 154
705-267-6211/267-3161

Centre Cultural LaRonde        Catering, AV equipment, fax and photocopy
Joanne Bourdon,                service, computer services, restaurant,
32 Mountjoy St. North          bar, pool, hot Internet in rooms and
Timmins, P4N 4V6               meeting facility,
705-267-8401/267-8403

Porcupine Dante Club           Catering, AV equipment, photocopy
Sam Rizzuto, General Manager   services, fax services, restaurant,
162 Cedar St. South            bar, Internet in meeting room,
Timmins, P4N 7E3
705-264-3185/267-3737

Best Western Nor'wester        Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
Resort Hotel Edwin Martiner,   equipment, Internet in meeting facility
2080 Hwy 61                    and rooms, fax and photocopy service
Thunder Bay, P7B 1B8           restaurant, pool, hot tub, bar, fitness
807-473-9124/473-9600          centre, sauna

Holiday Inn Waterfront         Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
Jennifer King-Callon           projector rental, Internet in meeting
208 St. Mary's River Dr.       facility and rooms, video and
Sault Ste. Marie, P6A 5V4      teleconferencing can be arranged, fax and
705-945-6950/945-6972          photocopy services, restaurant, pool, hot
                               tub

Holiday Inn Sudbury            Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
Mike Skuce, Gen. Mgr.          projector, Internet in meeting facility
50 Brady St.                   and rooms, video/teleconferencing, fax/
Sudbury, P3E 1C8               copy service, computer services
705-675-5602/675-5024          restaurant, bar, fitness room,

Victoria Inn                   Catering, AV equipment, multi-media
Rod Gray-Banquet Sales Mgr.    projector, Internet in meeting facility
555 West Arthur St.            fax/photocopy service, video/telecon-
Thunder Bay, P7E 5R5           ferencing, restaurant, pool, hot tub,
807-577-8481/475-8961          bar, sauna,

Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel     Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
Kimberly Oancia                projector, Internet in meeting facility
1696 Regent St.                and rooms, fax/photocopy services,
Sudbury, P3E 3Z8               computer services, restaurant, pool, hot
705-522-3000/522-8067          tub, bar, gift shop, exercise room

Algoma's Water Tower Inn       Catering, AV equipment, multi-media
Nancy Pozzebon, sales manager  projector, Internet in meeting facility
360 Great Northern Rd.         and rooms, fax and photocopy service
Sault Ste. Marie, P6A 5N3      video/teleconferencing, restaurant, pool,
705-949-8111/949-1912          bar, hot tub

Clarion Resort Pinewood Park   Catering, AV equipment, multi-media
Angela Johnston, sales         projector, Internet in meeting facility
director                       and rooms, fax/photocopy services,
201 Pinewood Park Dr.          computer services, restaurant, pool, spa
North Bay, P1B 8J8             hot tub, bar, entertainment, golfing
705-472-0810/472-4427

Canadian Bushplane Heritage    Catering, AV equipment, bar,
CentreDon Johnson, GM          entertainment, video-teleconferencing
50 Pim St.
Sault Ste. Marie, P6A 3G4
705-945-6242/942-8947

Davedi Club                    Catering, bar, entertainment,
Claudia Rocca, manager
313 Airport Rd.
North Bay P1B 8W8
(705)474-4190/474-8916

Best Western North Bay         Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
Rhonda Noon                    projector, Internet in meeting facility
700 Lakeshore Dr.              fax/photocopy services, video/
North Bay, P1A 2G4             teleconferencing, computer services,
705-474-5800/474-8699          restaurant, pool, hot tub, bar,

Prince Arthur Hotel            Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
Waterfront                     projector, Internet in meeting facility
and Suites, Stacey Ball        and rooms, teleconferencing,
17 Cumberland St. North        fax/photocopy services, computer ser-
Thunder Bay, P7A 4K8           services, restaurant, pool, hot tub, bar
807-345-5411/345-8565

Ramada Inn/Conference Centre   Catering, AV equipment, multi-media
Lyne Laferriere, food manager  projector, Internet in meeting facility
1800 Riverside Dr., P.O. Box   and rooms, fax and photocopy service,
1223                           restaurant, hot tub, bar, snowmobile
Timmins, P4N 7J5               lock-up, sauna, laundry services
705-267-6241/268-5941

Travelodge Hotel Airlane       Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
Susan Cameron                  projector Internet in meeting rooms,
698 W. Arthur St.              fax/photocopy services, teleconferencing,
Thunder Bay P7E 5R8            Internet in rooms, computer services,
807-473-1600/475-4852          private lounge, fitness centre, spa

Killamey Mountain Lodge
Maury East                     Catering, AV equipment, Internet in
3 Commissioner St.             meeting facility, fax/photocopy service,
Killarney, P0M-2AO             computer service, restaurant, pool, bar
705-287-2242/287-2691

Cassio's Hotel                 Catering, AV equipment, fax services,
Rafiq Charaniya, president     Internet in rooms, restaurant, bar
1145 Lorne St.
Sudbury, P3C 4S8
705-674-4203/674-5917

Best Western Dryden Motor Inn  Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
Sandra Boyko, Gen. Mgr.        projector, Internet in meeting facility
349 Government St.             and rooms, fax/copy services, computer
Dryden, P8N 2P4                services, restaurant, pool, hot tub, bar,
807-223-3201/223-5647          fitness room

Cedar Meadows Resort           Catering, Internet in meeting facility
Richard Lafleur, Owner         and rooms, fax/photocopy service,
1000 Norman St.                restaurant, hot tub, bar, canoe rentals,
Timmins, P4N 8R2               snowmobile and ATV packages, wireless
705-268-5800/268-1336          Internet

Bryston's-on-the-Park          Catering, AV equipment, Internet in
Norm Eady, vice-president      meeting facility, fax/copy services,
5 Creighton Rd.                computer services, bar, break-out areas,
Copper Cliff, P0M 1N0          ample free parking
705-682-0159/682-0160

Sunset Inn                     Catering, AV equipment, fax/photocopy
Suzanne Favot, Manager         service, Internet in rooms, restaurant,
10 First Ave. S. Box 86        bar, free movies, free breakfast, hot
Sioux Lookout, P8T 1A1         tub, pool
807-737-1113/737-3586

Quetico Centre
Bonnie Clairmonet,             Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
co-ordinator                   projector, Internet in meeting rooms,
P.O. Box 1000 Hyw 633          fax/photocopy service, computer service,
Atikokan P0T 1C0               restaurant, bar, sauna.
807-929-3511/929-1106

Quality Inn-Sudbury            Catering, AV equipment, Internet in
Aline Goguen, catering         meeting facility, rooms, fax/copy
co-ordinator                   services, video/teleconferencing,
390 Elgin St.                  computer services, restaurant, pool, hot
Sudbury, P3B 1B1               tub, bar, multimedia projector
705-675-1273/671-1766

Frank Murray Community Centre
Bruce Brown, program           Catering, AV equipment, Internet access,
co-ordinator                   Fax service, restaurant, pool, hot tub
63 Carrie St.
Thunder Bay P7A 4S2
(807)768-4438/767-1672

Travelodge Timmins             Catering, AV equipment, multimedia
Darlene Colamelo, general      projector, internet in meeting rooms/
manager                        rooms, fax/photocopy services, hot tub,
1136 Riverside Dr.             bar, restaurant, continental breakfast
Timmins
705-360-1122/3606136

Ambassador Hotel               Catering, multimedia projector, Internet
Michael Clement                in meeting rooms, fax/photocopy services,
225 Falconbridge Rd.           computers, restaurant, bar, AV equipment,
Sudbury, P3A 5K4               pool, Elle (for women business
705-566-3601/524-0433          travellers)

Travelway Inn/Ramsey Room      Catering, AV equipment, Internet in
Kelly McIvor, office manager   meeting facility and rooms, fax/photocopy
1200 Paris St.                 copy service, licensed on site restaurant
Sudbury, P3E 5V4
705-522-1122/522-3877

Ramada Inn                     Catering, fax/photocopy service, pool,
Maria Dessureault, catering    waterslide, restaurant, bar
1010 Dawson Rd.
Thunder Bay P7B 5J4
807-767-1681/767-1439

Travelodge Hotel Airlane       Catering, AV equipment, multi-media
Susan Cameron, sales director  projector, Internet in meeting facility
698 W. Arthur St.              fax/photocopy services, internet in room
Thunder Bay, P7E 5R8           teleconferencing, computers executive
807-473-1600/475-4852          floor, private lounge, spa

Travelodge Thunder Bay
Patti Pandeirada, general      AV equipment, fax, photocopy services,
manager                        restaurant, pool, bar entertainment
450 Memorial Ave.
Thunder Bay, P7B 3Y7
(807)345-2342/345-3246

Ramada Inn                     Catering, fax/photocopy service, pool,
Maria Dessureault, catering    waterslide, restaurant, bar
1010 Dawson Rd.
Thunder Bay P7B 5J4
(807)767-1681/767-1439

Fort William Gardens Arena
Barry McGuire, manager
901 Miles St.
Thunder Bay P7C 1J9
(807)625-3062/623-4538

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