9 Benefits of Hosting Corporate Events on Campus, and Tips to Maximize
By Diane Tighe Director of Catering & Conference Services, Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club | April 26, 2020
Whether you're fresh out of college or graduated decades ago, there is a lot that universities can teach us outside of a lecture in a classroom.
Too often overlooked, university settings offer ideal environments for corporate meetings and conferences, along with a variety of lessons in successful hosting. At their core, universities are filled with personality and the energy that comes along with new breakthroughs, bright minds and endless opportunities. My favorite aspect of an on-campus conference or meeting is that it lays the groundwork for attendees to generate big ideas, because the setting differs from a typical venue, yet feels nostalgically familiar.
From the multipurpose and flexible nature of a campus to its plentiful accommodations, I'm sharing some insider tips on how to capitalize on the many benefits that come with a university setting.
Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, Durham, North Carolina
1. Universities are flexible and convenient