Whether it’s an intimate conference or gathering for a small business or a chance to reward an individual team in a large corporation, Benchmark Resorts & Hotels has some excellent locations to host impactful meetings, executive retreats and events to meet the needs of smaller groups:
Located in the heart of Maine and recognized as one of the top 20 resorts in the U.S. for reunions and gatherings by Condé Nast Traveler, Spruce Point Inn’s setting and amenities provide an ideal backdrop for intimate meetings and events. With ocean views, cozy furnishings and many original features, the property’s meetings and events rooms, including its outdoor decking, are the perfect size for smaller groups. And, because of its oceanfront location, on-site group activities include a water shuttle, kayaking and sailing – ideal for smaller scale team bonding that will benefit the group’s long-term connection. Other amenities available include two outdoor pools, bicycles, a nature and jogging trail and lobstering.
YOTELPAD Park City – Utah
Just a short drive from Salt Lake City, YOTELPAD Park City is the ultimate destination for businesses looking to immerse themselves in the outdoors during their meeting or retreat. With modern, innovative spaces which can be adapted to suit classroom style presentations, breakout sessions and reception settings, the property’s meeting spaces will ensure impactful sessions for smaller groups. For team bonding, YOTELPAD Park City central perch lends to some unforgettable local experiences, from shredding powdery slopes, horseback riding or scenic bike rides, which are sure to strengthen work relationships and impact future productivity. And, after a day of team building, guests can enjoy panoramic views of the mountains on the outdoor terrace, take a dip in the swimming pool or hot tub, or relax by one of the three firepits.
Snow King Resort – Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Sitting at the base of Snow King Mountain, Snow King Resort boasts breathtaking views of the Teton Mountain Range and features a wide variety of onsite activities and amenities for smaller groups. Ski lovers will be particularly impressed with this meeting location, offering ski-in, ski-out lodging accommodations, ideal for switching off and heading for the slopes after a morning of business meetings. Flexible meeting spaces throughout the hotel and lodges include neat indoor breakout rooms and an expansive lawn where guests can enjoy lawn games, teepees, and a dance floor. Meeting organizers will appreciate the range of activities open to smaller teams including white water rafting, skiing, snowmobiling and world-renowned hiking trails at Yellowstone and Grand Teton.
Heathman Hotel– Portland, Oregon
One of Portland’s most recognizable landmarks, the iconic Heathman Hotel blends rich history with a reverent appreciation for the arts and provides meeting goers with a unique, creative space to do their best strategic thinking. Meeting rooms are decked with striking artwork, original features, and stylish furniture – a taste of all of Portland’s best qualities under one roof. There is flexibility in all meeting spaces to guarantee smaller groups are comfortable in all room settings. With the recent renovations of a one-of-a-kind library, the space is a welcome respite after a day of meetings. And, with its location in the center of this creative city, teams can spend their downtime exploring the many pleasant bookstores, coffeeshops, breweries and distilleries.