Bermuda is the ultimate island experience where business meets pleasure. The mid-Atlantic getaway is home to award-winning accommodations, high levels of personal service and a vibrant culture with dedicated group activities and initiatives. Bermuda is also incredibly convenient for travelers, just under two hours by air from key U.S. East Coast cities. Whatever the group size, location or budget requirements, Bermuda has an ideal match!
Accommodations and Venues
Business-class hotels and elegant cottage colonies offer a broad range of fully equipped meeting and conferencing facilities. All accommodations feature tranquil surroundings, service, amenities and ambience that can only inspire creativity and reward effort.
Planners can also choose from a variety of on- and off-site catering venues. Some distinctive attractions include the Bermuda National Aquarium, Museum and Zoo, as well as the Bermuda National Gallery.
The Aquarium, Museum and Zoo can accommodate 80 people for dinner and 150 people for cocktails, and lecture rooms are also available for 30 to 100 people. At the National Gallery, groups can enjoy 20th century artwork as well as inspiring works by Bermudian artists. The Bermuda National Gallery can accommodate ten to 300 people.
Island Attractions and Activities
Groups can participate in Hamilton walking tours or play Bermuda’s historic gambling game “Crown and Anchor” in The Royal Naval Dockyard. Located on the western tip of the island, The Royal Naval Dockyard includes an abundance of history with the recently refurbished Commissioner’s House. Groups can also purchase unique souvenirs at Dockyard Glassworks or relax at Snorkel Park Beach after a long day of touring.
For a real dive into history, travelers can witness the traditional “Ducking of the Wives” in St. George’s Square. Located on the eastern end of Bermuda, the historic town of St. George’s is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and offers free tours, shopping and harbor-side dining.
Corporate Games; October 25-28, 2012
For a true combination of business and pleasure, the Bermuda Department of Tourism is offering a multi-sport festival that will showcase the island’s outstanding sports facilities. This community-driven event will be the destination’s largest ever, attracting high-profile corporate industry leaders from around the world. There will be a minimum of 12-15 sports offered throughout the Games, and competition is inclusive and accessible to all, with institutions, businesses and multi-national companies traveling to Bermuda for the event. Additionally, the Games offer a unique environment for business networking and social activities. The activity-filled weekend is specifically designed to present outstanding corporate hospitality and opportunities for direct marketing and networking to Bermuda’s local and international businesses. More information on booking a spot should be available soon.
For more information, visit www.GoToBermuda.com/meetings or call 1-800-BERMUDA.