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CONFERENCE ATTENDEES, GROUPS FIND BLEND OF BUSINESS, PLEASURE AT KILLINGTON RESORT

04/15/2009

From small groups to large conferences, Killington Resort offers facilities and activities to accommodate any arrangement.

KILLINGTON, Vt.  – From pharmaceutical and tech companies to education groups, corporate executives, family reunions, consumer groups and meeting planners, gatherings large and small travel to Killington Resort to find conferences customized to their needs.

With its close proximity to major East Coast metropolitan cities, Killington Resort features more than 35,000 square feet of diverse meeting space to host conferences and events for any sized organization. From corporate retreats to cultural groups, Killington Resort provides the ideal location due to its vast conference space and professional service at the four-season resort.

The Killington Grand Resort Hotel provides 15,000 square feet of diverse meeting space, including nine meeting, exhibit and banquet areas, plus the 900-person capacity Oscar Wilde Grand Ballroom. In addition, the Snowshed Resort Center offers an additional 25,000 square feet of meeting space.

The Grand Hotel and the Highridge facilities complete with hotel rooms and 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom condominiums, indoor/outdoor pools, sports center and outdoor hot tub, is the choice for business leaders who include employee families in retreats. Killington also offers meeting planners a wide culinary option, activities and themed events regardless of group size. Plus, with the 18-hole championship Killington Golf Course, group tournaments and golf outings offer team building and social opportunities outside the meeting room.

 “We have the unique ability to provide an endless amount of options,” said Sheryl Dolphin, director of conference sales at Killington Resort. ”Our team has a combined 50 years of conference and meeting planning experience for all size gatherings.”

Killington's conference coordinators work closely with meeting planners and team leaders to create a retreat or meeting that's different, inspiring and still relaxing for attendees. From spa services at the Killington Grand Spa, to area tours of historic Woodstock and downtown Rutland, to shopping at the Manchester Outlet Stores, and teambuilding outings through Vermont Adventure Tours, Killington’s conference coordinators have many options available to build a memorable event.

Additional information about conferences at Killington can be found by calling toll free 1-888-64-GRAND or by visiting www.thekillingtongrand.com.

About Killington Resort
The largest winter and summer resort in eastern North America, Killington summers offer lift-served hiking and mountain biking, a championships 18-hole golf course and the Pico Mountain Adventure Center with guided horseback trips, Alpine Slides, mini golf and more. Killington winters offer the most diverse ski and snowboard terrain in the east, an expansive lift network, the most extensive snowmaking system in the world and numerous off-mountain activities, including après, dining, shopping and lodging options. www.Killington.com
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