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Fall 2021 Event Planning Guidelines


Resumption of limited pre-booked on campus events will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis in alignment with provincial Covid-19 guidelines and input from KFL&A Public Health.  Please contact event.services@queensu.ca about your event.

Looking for a centrally located venue that’s easily accessible for your conference delegates? Queen’s University can accommodate large-scale conference in a small-town setting that’s ideally positioned between Toronto and Montreal, two of Canada’s largest cities, and a short drive from Ottawa, our nation’s capital. Our main campus is situated on the shores of Lake Ontario and a short walk from Kingston’s lively downtown.

Did you know?

  • Kingston was Canada’s original capital city and maintains much it’s historic charm
  • Queen’s University has hosted conferences with up to 1200 delegates
  • Main campus is located in the heart of downtown within walking distance of shops, restaurants, and attractions

The Queen’s Advantage

Enjoy a campus that’s steeped in history but internationally recognized for its programs and teaching methods. Our venues range from character-filled banquet halls to state-of-the-art classrooms and stunning performing arts facilities.

Planning made easy

We understand that planning a large-scale conference can be a daunting task but you can count on Queen’s Event Services to provide the services you need to make your conference a success!

Our services include:

  • Venue consultation, booking, and access
  • Catering services and dietary accommodations
  • Bar services
  • Furniture and décor rentals
  • Venue set-ups and custom diagrams
  • On-site assistance
  • Campus services coordination (security, cleaning services, grounds, etc.)
  • Assistance with registration services

Rely on our creativity and expertise to exceed your expectations!


Relax in comfortable and affordable rooms located within easy walking distance to Kingston’s waterfront, local attractions and boutique stores in our historic downtown. With over 2,500 bedrooms available between May and August, Queen’s University is proud to play host to conference delegates from around the world. Click here for more information!

“We hold national corporate conferences yearly and in 2015 we chose Queen’s University, Kingston Ontario to hold our 20th Anniversary Conference!  With 450 delegates, Queen’s was able to provide on campus accommodations, meals, plenary space, trade show space, final banquet and even a sports field where we held our Pita Olympics!  The convenience of having everything located in one area was amazing.   The team at Queen’s made everything work from start to finish.  Our delegates also enjoyed all that Kingston has to offer; Cruising the 1000 islands to golfing near Lake Ontario, Kingston is a FANTASTIC place to hold a conference.” -Marina Leos, Director of Special Projects, Pita Pit Canada

Questions? Let’s talk!

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