Conference Center and Event Venue

Plan Perfect Gatherings in Charlottesville, Virginia

Conveniently located next to UVA’s Darden School of Business, our on-grounds property is an unparalleled meeting and event venue in Charlottesville.

The Darden School and adjoining Abbott Center boast 69,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, including a state-of-the-art auditorium with over 470 seats, a 350-person dining room and a 1,100-square-foot Executive Pub. We also have dozens of classrooms and smaller meeting spaces, ranging from 160 to 2,500 square feet.

When you book an event through UVA Inn at Darden, our experienced meeting planners and catering team will deliver the finest personalized service for you and your group. With scenic grounds, modern business amenities and dining options ranging from casual barbeques to black tie affairs, the Abbott Center provides the perfect atmosphere for meetings and celebrations.

For more information on events, please email or call our group sales team at 434-297-6477.

  • 69,000 square feet of gathering space
  • Flexible venues for conferences, board retreats, planning sessions and more
  • Custom catering menus prepared by Abbott Center’s outstanding chefs
  • State-of-the-art audiovisual equipment available for rent
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • On-site meeting and event planners
  • 470-seat auditorium
  • 350-person dining room

UVA Inn at Darden Meeting and Event Venues

RoomCapacitySquare FeetDescription
(17 available)
40-72 1050-1500 Tiered Classroom Seating
Classroom 50 120 2500 Tiered Classroom Seating
Learning Team Rooms
(31 available)
8 each 160 Board Room Seating
Conference Rooms 8-14 160-250 Board Room Seating
Rosenblum Foyer 200 1799 Registration Area
South Lounge 100 1760 Reception
PepsiCo Forum 100 1700 Reception
Abbott Center Lounge 130 1900 Reception
Abbott Center Conference Room 14 400 Board Room Seating
Abbott Center Auditorium 472 5300 Theater Seating
Abbott Center Auditorium Lobby 200 1750 Registration, Vendor Info, Breaks, Receptions
Abbott Center Dining Room 350 5950 Round Seating
Inn at Darden
General Purpose Room
30-80 1400 Classroom, Theater, Board Room, Chevron, Rounds
Sloney's Pub 40 1100 Reception / Dinner

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