Meetings and Events
The Fairmont Empress is your Victoria meetings and conventions destination. Located on Vancouver Island and ranked among the world's best hotels, service and style meet at this iconic harbour front hotel. The hotel reflects the elegance of a bygone era,while the facilities and services to meet the needs of today's traveler. It is also a favourite destination for weddings and social events.
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MEETINGS AND EVENTS
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Crowned by the historic Crystal Ballroom, The Fairmont Empress is pleased to offer 22 versatile Victoria meeting rooms and venues with up to 26,000 square feet of meetings,events and conference space. Hotel amenities include an indoor pool, fitness center and the magnificent Willow Stream Spa. Specializing in customized solutions for the most discerning guest, our Victoria meeting facilities offer a vast array of service options to fit every group size including competitive group meeting rates on guest rooms.
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The restaurant formerly known as Kipling’s has been transformed into The Ivy Ballroom. With a capital investment of over a half a million dollars, this airy space has been transformed into a magnificent second ballroom, adding to the hotel’s repertoire of beloved spaces including The Crystal Ballroom. The Ivy Ballroom will be known as THE place in Victoria for sophisticated events, elegant weddings and social gatherings with storied moments for bridal couples, special celebrations and momentous events. Natural light radiates from the adjacent Shade Garden while the expansive Edwardian architecture glows with the grace of a bygone era. The modern day refinements of crystal chandeliers, an integrated sound system, Wi-Fi and warm earth tones in this beloved historical space enchant the most discerning of guests. At just under 4,500 square feet and with a capacity for up to 280 guests, moments will be turned into treasured memories for generations to come in The Ivy Ballroom.
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THE FAIRMONT EMPRESS & THE VICTORIA CONFERENCE CENTRE
The Fairmont Empress, together with the adjoining Victoria Conference Centre, provides the best of both worlds for a successful business meeting, convention or trade show. The adjoining Victoria Conference Centre is fully-integrated with The Fairmont Empress, providing flexible meeting space and state-of-the-art facilities that can accommodate up to1,500 delegates and features 73,000 square feet of meeting space. Combined, these two facilities offer an unrivaled blend of19th century hospitality and sophisticated 21st century technology.
When the meetings are over for the day, delegates can step out the front doors and be minutes away from an ocean-bound whale-watching excursion, a myriad of downtown Victoria shops and boutiques or the marvel of a world-class exhibit at the Royal British Columbia Museum.
GLOBAL EVENTS & MEETING SOLUTIONS
Global Events & Meetings Solutions is our convenient toll-free service for meeting planners. If you are a group planner wanting information on any of our over 60 hotels and resorts worldwide, a team of dedicated sales associates will process your request for one or multiple hotel destinations. A hotel sales professional will respond within one hour during operation hours of the chosen destination. Visit our 'Meeting Planners' link for detailed meeting room layouts and floor plans.
You can reach us in the following manner:
Within North America: 1 8666626060
Within United Kingdom: 00 800 60 70 60 70
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Direct Dial to Office
North America: 1 506 877 3162
Europe: +41 44 317 6200
Middle East: 971 4 437 7474
Singapore: +65 6496 1256
Email us at Meet@fairmont.com