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Plan your next meeting at the Abbott Center and take advantage of our ideal location. Call us at 434-924-2586 to learn more.

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Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, the Abbott Center offers a wide variety of tempting international and American cuisine choices.

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Meetings are memorable at the Abbott Center and the Inn at Darden in Charlottesville, Virginia

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Plan your next meeting at the Abbott Center and take advantage of our ideal location close to the central grounds of UVA and downtown Charlottesville. Your guests will enjoy comfortable accommodations, excellent dining, and meeting space, all conveniently located on the University of Virginia Grounds.

The Darden School and Abbott Center boasts 69,000 sq. ft. of flexible meeting space, complimentary Wi-Fi, excellent customer service and Jeffersonian décor accented with modern business amenities including equipment rental and AV. Choose from multiple meeting areas including classroom, lounge, auditorium and banquet room configurations.

Custom catering menus range from casual to formal, and the outstanding chefs at Abbott Center will create a delicious menu designed especially for your meeting attendees.

Trust our experienced planning professionals at the Abbott Center to attend to each detail of your event, ensuring a successful meeting or gathering. An excellent choice for conferences, board retreats, planning sessions or special events, treat your guests to a Charlottesville gathering they will never forget at the Abbott Center.

Contact us for a custom quote and availability information for your upcoming event. 

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Boardroom Capacity Square Feet Description
Classrooms 30 & 40 40 1050 sq.ft. tiered classroom seating
Classrooms 120 - 170 65 1400 sq.ft. tiered classroom seating
Classrooms 180, 190, 280 & 290 72 1500 sq.ft. tiered classroom seating
Classrooms 50 120 2500 sq.ft. tiered classroom seating
Learning Team Rooms(31 total) 132 – 138, 151 – 158, 171 – 178, 193 A–D & 194 A-D 8 each 160 sq.ft. board room seating
Conference Rooms 145 8 250 sq.ft. board room seating
Conference Rooms 174, 194, 245, 274 & 294 12 350 sq.ft. board room seating
Rosenblum Foyer 200 1799 sq.ft. registration area
South Lounge 100 1760 sq.ft. reception
Pepsico Forum 100 1700 sq.ft. reception
Abbott Lounge 130 1900 sq.ft. reception
Abbott Center Conference Room 14 400 sq.ft. board room seating
Abbott Auditorium 472 5300 sq.ft. theater seating
Abbott Auditorium Lobby 200 1750 sq.ft. used mainly for registration, vendor information, meeting breaks, and receptions
Abbott Dining Room 350 5950 sq.ft. round seating
Sponsors General Purpose Room seats 65 1400 sq.ft. classroom, theater, board room, chevron, rounds
Sponsors Executive Pub 40 guests 1100 sq.ft. Reception/Dinner