Meetings & Convention Venues
Events Cape Breton wants to shine a bright light on a destination that has been titled the “#1 Island in North America”. Cape Breton Island is an exceptional destination for touring, cultural experiences and outdoor adventure. When people congregate to talk business, celebrate a milestone or see a sporting event or concert, the event destination becomes the backdrop to it all --- this is why Cape Breton Island surpasses all expectations!
Venues ranging from intimate seaside resorts and hotels to full-service convention centres and entertainment facilities will provide the amenities and awe-inspiring atmosphere that turn occasions into memories.
Sydney’s entertainment complex, Centre 200, features meeting space, concert seating for 6,500 people, and a full-service kitchen to service up to 1,000 delegates. Located in the heart of downtown Sydney and adjacent to Casino Nova Scotia, Centre 200 is an excellent choice for sporting and concert events.Visit Website
Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion
Look no further than the beautiful Joan Harriss Pavilion for all your event requirements.
Located on the beautiful Sydney waterfront, Joan Harriss is a flexible space that can accommodate events from large conferences and entertainment events to smaller gatherings. Situated on the Sydney waterfront, the facility is within walking distance of Sydney hotels, restaurants, shopping centres and boutiques. This versatile and adaptable space can accommodate various layouts and events. The unique features and flexibility of the Pavilion are sure to make your event a memorable experience.
In-house catering from Flavor on the Water, and a nautical décor make this venue popular with event planners and participants.
Membertou Trade and Convention Centre (MTCC)
Located in the First Nation community of Membertou, in the heart of Sydney, this state-of-the-art convention facility hosts weddings, concerts, conferences and private functions. Its modern architecture, superb dining and sophisticated IT offerings make MTCC a leader in the convention industry. Our Membertou Trade and Convention Centre has over 20,000 square feet of versatile meeting space and 750 hotel bedrooms located within minutes of the convention centre.
Bring your next conference to Membertou on beautiful Cape Breton Island, and experience the warm east coast hospitality that Cape Breton is known for. With our rich history and vibrant culture your delegates can experience a wide range of cultural experiences and activities that make up beautiful Cape Breton IslandVisit Website
Nestled along the breathtaking shoreline of Cape Breton, Cabot Links is your invitation to a destination, a land and a journey like no other. To truly understand what it feels like to be transported to a time and place reminiscent of golf’s beginnings, you simply must experience it for yourself. Born out of our passion for authentic linksland golf and the very finest life has to offer, Cabot Links is waiting to reward you with unbelievable shots and unforgettable memories.Visit Website
A Hotel with the freedom of more space, in the heart of Downtown Waterfront District where you can enjoy some of the most accommodating meeting space in Sydney, for gatherings from 2 up to 60. All business or purely social. Whatever your style it is delivered with skill and flare including cutting edge technology, catering and a team of creative problem solving event planners.Visit Website
Hampton Inn by Hilton
Minutes away from downtown Sydney, and connected to MTCC via pedway, this spacious and flexible venue makes it ideal for rehearsal dinners, corporate events or breakfast meetings. Sophisticated and modern décor, IT amenities and savoury catering keep guests coming back.Visit Website
A variety of meeting space, excellent waterfront dining and accommodations make the Holiday Inn a great choice for small to medium-sized events. Located centrally in Sydney and newly renovated, this hotel offers all the amenities and hospitality needed for an exceptional event experience.Visit Website
Bring your business meeting, corporate or other special event to Hearthstone Hospitality’s properties in Sydney and experience the warmth of a Cape Breton Island welcome. Hospitality is a way of life here in Nova Scotia and the driving force behind everything we do. Our meeting facilities are fully equipped with all the amenities you need to ensure a successful and enjoyable experience.Visit Website
Planning a meeting or conference? Maritime Inn Port Hawkesbury is the perfect place for group sessions and accommodations while you’re in the area. We can accommodate groups ranging from 4 to 125 guests with our variety of facilities. Our rates are based on each specific event’s requirements. Complete audio/visual equipment is available upon request.Visit Website
Keltic Lodge at The Highlands
Keltic Lodge at The Highlands is the ideal location to host any meeting, conference or executive retreat. Our stunning Cape Breton resort and conference destination offers personalized service, exceptional Maritime-inspired cuisine and accommodating meeting facilities.
Comfortable meeting and function rooms on our spacious grounds accommodate from 10 to 250 delegates, while we offer a range of guest accommodations, that suit a variety of preferences and budgets, up to 130 bedrooms.
Our Maritime cuisine and dining options will inspire brilliance in and outside the conference room.
Our versatile and practical meeting spaces offer an environment to produce results. Unlike your average conference facility, our site has lots of character and extensive team building opportunities you can’t find just anywhere! Finally, our professional team is here to customize your experience to meet the needs and goals of your agenda. Large or small, we are here to help you get results!Visit Website
Dundee Resort & Golf Club
Welcome to our picture perfect lakeside resort overlooking the sparkling waters of the Bra D’Or Lakes. Dundee Resort and Golf Club features comfortable and spacious lodging with incredible food and conference facilities. Perfect backdrop for corporate retreats and weddings.Visit Website
Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre
The Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre is centrally located for meetings, conferences and events. We offer the highest quality meeting rooms, complimentary wireless connectivity, and are able to accommodate groups of all sizes.
Our in-house catering can be designed to suit your meeting needs, with accommodations within easy walking distance. Please review our facilities, and contact us to explore how our experienced staff can help you plan your meeting.
Cape Breton University
Cape Breton University offers a variety of meeting space options including boardrooms, atriums, classrooms, fixed-seating lecture hall and computer labs. CBU is able to accommodate groups for exhibits, receptions, workshops and conferences of any size or small spaces for private, informal meetings.
CBU also offers dormitory-style residence accommodations (CBU Residence Information) for vacation travellers, conferences and travel groups visiting the Cape Breton Regional Municipality during the time period from mid May to mid August.
Colaisde na Gaidhlig / The Gaelic College
The impeccable facilities at Colaisde na Gàidhlig are perfect for any event – large or small, at any time of year. Our facilities can accommodate up to 165 guests in our newly-renovated rooms and our professional kitchen staff can provide you with a casual buffet-style meal, or a formal plated dinner for upwards of 200 people. Breakfast, Lunch, Supper, and breaktime snacks in between are all possibilities.
Celebrate your event in true Cape Breton fashion. Enjoy a live performance from our traditional musicians, dancers, and singers. Or, let us offer unique and fun activities planned just for your guests by connecting our community at large!
Weddings, formal occasions, retreats, conferences, community gatherings, family reunions, school or tour groups — we can accommodate all your needs.