Planning a church or corporate event means more than just finding a hotel that’s large enough to handle all your guests, it means finding a facility that can provide you with a memorable experience that breaks free of the cookie cutter experience of the chain hotels. It means finding a place where you can enjoy excellent food and still have it catered to your participants’ dietary needs.
You want a conference experience with more than just meeting rooms, the latest AV equipment, and excellent chefs and kitchen staff. You also want one in a beautiful, peaceful setting that lets you focus on your agenda and purpose and not get sidetracked by outside distractions or dealing with the typical conference headaches.
Canterbury Conference Center is located just outside Orlando, in Oviedo, Florida, far enough away to give you some peace and seclusion, but still close enough to enjoy all its amenities and attractions.
Explore Canterbury Conference Center
Situated on beautiful Lake Gem, Canterbury is nestled inside 48 beautifully-wooded acres where you can experience the peace and quiet of nature, even while being close to the city and all its amenities.
Our quiet charm and top industry professionals will make your stay at Canterbury relaxing and memorable. Our staff and facilities can provide whatever you need, whether your company is here for meetings or a retreat, or you and your family are planning a private event like a reunion.
We have meeting rooms of various sizes, from boardroom to banquet hall. Each room is equipped with its own wifi, audio/visual equipment, and various amenities to meet your requirements.
Canterbury has 45 private guest rooms each with their own bathroom. We offer all the comforts of home, with one exception: there are no televisions or telephones to distract you.
The Canterbury meeting experience
The Bishop Folwell Building, is the center of Canterbury Conference Center. It is where you will find the lobby and reception area, along with the Overlook Dining Room and three of the conference rooms, St. Paul’s, Winchester.
The Overlook Dining Room, is where our guests are treated to a delicious buffet for all their meals. Together with St. Paul’s, the room can accommodate up to 200 guests.
The Winchester Room can seat 80 guests, or it can be divided into two separate rooms for smaller gatherings.
Another meeting room, located in one of the lodging buildings is St. Alban’s, which can accommodate up to 50 guests.
In addition to the meeting rooms, St. Augustine’s Chapel is located on the lake and can accommodate up to 150 guests. Other than Sunday mornings, St. Augustine’s is available for worship and is a great place to hold a general session.
All of the meeting rooms are equipped with WiFi and large screen displays.
Canterbury’s food service
The Catered food service at Canterbury, has a passion for creating menus that will delight the palette, using a bounty of local and fresh ingredients. Changing daily, the menus will offer our guests a variety of tasty cuisine that is both appealing and flavorful.
Guests have the option of dining in the Overlook Dining Room or outdoor covered terrace overlooking beautiful Lake Gem.
Explore Canterbury’s guest rooms
Our modest guest rooms have either a single queen bed, two double beds or two twin beds, each with their own private bathroom. There are no telephones in the guest rooms.
Explore the grounds
While at Canterbury, take some quiet time to sit on one of our docks and look out over the lake or perhaps spend leisure time in one of our canoes or kayaks.
Enjoy a walk on the Canterbury trail around Lake Gem. Along the trail you’ll discover the Stations of the Cross, where you can take a devotional journey and spend time with our Lord.
Canterbury offers a low ropes course for those groups feeling more adventurous and want to do some team building. This option is available at a nominal charge with our trained professionals able to assist you.
To schedule your event or to learn more about visiting the Canterbury Conference Center, you can Please contact our sales department us through the website or call us at (407) 542-5929 for more information.