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Meetings & Events

Meetings & Events

Where Business Meets Pleasure

Last-minute meetups to complex corporate conferences; wedding celebrations to 50th anniversary parties, Gemstone Collection brings a fresh perspective to meetings and events. Our industry-leading innovation is backed by a passionate desire to create meaningful experiences. Whether for business or pleasure, we’ll bring your vision to life.


Innovation Meets Inspiration

The Venue You’ve Been Envisioning


Mountain retreat to seaside escape, urban hideaway to southern sanctuary--exquisite accommodations and luxurious amenities await among nature’s beauty. Find the perfect choice for your unique meeting or event within our diverse and distinctive portfolio. Meet and greet in a state-of-the-art Benchmark Certified Business Center, a grand chandelier-lit ballroom, an edgy restaurant dining room, or a chic urban patio with a view of the cityscape. Where does your vision lead you?



It’s a Pleasure to Meet with the Gemstone Collection

Perfect Is Possible With Gemstone Collection

Your event, your way. The perfect event has a different definition for each of us, and our award-winning staff will take the time to understand yours and bring it to life. With an everything-is-possible philosophy, we approach event planning with open mind and innovative spirit. 

Authenticity Is Always Remembered

Immerse guests in an authentic experience. Engage minds and hearts; grow ideas and relationships. The Gemstone Collection embraces Benchmark’s motto Living, Learning and Leisure™. Our focus is not only on providing an exceptional venue and individualized services, but in creating an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. 



Garden of the Gods Club Resort - Colorado Springs, CO

Villas at Grand Cypress - Orlando, FL

The Hotel Durant - Berkeley, CA


Costa d'Este - Vero Beach, FL

Sea Traditions - Curaçao

Marenas Beach Resort - Sunny Isle, FL


Willows Lodge - Woodinville, WA

Ames Boston Hotel - Boston, MA

Spanish Garden Inn - Santa Barbara, CA