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More than just a Meeting

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Escape to The Essex for your next meeting and experience true quintessential Vermont. With large event facilities and our intimate atmosphere we offer the flexibility that you need for your function. With extraordinary on-site amenities like a full-service spa, fitness center, 18-hole golf course, Chef’s Cook Academy, guided Vermont tours, hot air ballooning, two on-site restaurants and unforgettable customer service. Only 7 miles from Burlington International Airport and bustling Historic Downtown Burlington, The Essex is truly minutes's apart.

For a limited time we are offer rooms rates starting at $89.00 per night for any meetings or group stay of 10 or more guests consumed by May 2017. We are also offering 50% off function room rentals with no minimum F&B or 100% complimentary function room rentals with a $7500 F&B minimum.

We have several options that can be tailored to meet the needs of your group:  Special 15% off group pricing!  Cooking isn’t for you?  Ask about our other team building and breakout options.

  • Iron Chef Challenges for 16-40 people
  • The Essex Trivia Challenge 10-100 people
  • Cooking for a Cause for 2-20 people
  • Cooking classes for 2-12 people
  • Semi-hands on cooking classes for 2-50 people
  • Cooking demonstrations for 2-200 people

Explore NY 360° Meeting Package

For a limited time, book our Explore NY 360° Meeting Package and receive upgraded tickets to use the world’s first virtual tour iPad during your visit to One World Observatory!

The Downtown Conference Center offers meeting rooms with natural light, skyline views, ergonomic furnishings for comfort, built-in technology, and delicious dining options. All of this and professional, highly personalized conference services are delivered by Benchmark’s Downtown Conference Center team.

The DCC is among 40,000 buildings in NYC. After your meeting, these buildings—in addition to landmarks, parks, bridges and historical sites—will be at your fingertips. Using state-of-the-art iPad technology, touch one and be “flown” there as one of New York’s great writers and storytellers, Jay McInerney, is your indispensable guide to the history, significance and drama of each iconic New York location.

Book our Explore NY 360° Meeting Package starting at just $199 and let us show you just how much our place (and the entire City) has to offer!

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    Let's MEET for Dinner

    Step outside of the board room and actually meet with your team during a unique Team Building cook-off challenge.

    Sharpen your knives and presentation skills with this Costa Cook Off Classic team building event. Separate into teams and step up to the chopping block. Your team will be selecting ingredients, assembling meat or seafood skewers, and selling your final product to the discerning judge of the night. And may the best team win!
    After the awards have been handed out, you'll settle into a family style dinner with everyone at the table for a beach-side evening of good company, great drinks, and memorable laughs.

       Please call our Sales Team at 772.410.0071 or submit a Request For Proposal.

      Wellness Meetings - Garden of the Gods Club & Resort

      Executives often ask the question ‘how can I maximize my performance’ and the answer lies in optimizing your health and wellbeing.

      Our vision is based upon data which clearly demonstrate that executives who take charge of their health and undergo a transformative change experience a higher level of function (physical and mental), have fewer health issues and demonstrate increased productivity compared to those who don’t.

      • Garden of the Gods Club and Resort provides the executive and his or her organization the tools needed to achieve and maintain optimal mental and physical health
      • Environment with a comprehensive approach where a leader can build balance and come to have all of their needs – wellness, emotional, spiritual, professional –met
      • Personalized/Precision approach
      • Incorporation of Executive Lifestyle Analysis to maximize the wellbeing journey
      • Executive Coaching & Leadership Modules are built into your program to help you identify key health and wellness
      • Taste good meets good for you with Healthy Refreshment Breaks
      • No more bored board meetings - Energizing Fitness Related Meeting Break Sessions

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      Intracoastal Meetings

      Plan your next meeting or group event at Marenas Beach Resort and your group will enjoy an inspiring cruise down Florida's iconic intracoastal waterway!

      Perfectly situated on Sunny Isles Beach, between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway, Marenas Beach Resort is the ideal destination for corporate events and small incentive groups.  Book the Intracoastal Meetings package and enjoy complimentary meeting space, luxurious suite accommodations and an inspiring group cruise down the Intracoastal Waterway!

      Intracoastal Meetings Offer includes:


      • Intracoastal Waterway Cruise
      • Complimentary Meeting Space
      • Luxurious Suite Accommodations

      Valid for groups of twenty-five (25) rooms per night on peak.  Applicable for groups that actualize before December 31, 2017.  Rules, restrictions and blackout dates may apply.  Group cruise based on availability at time of contract signing.  Offer subject to change.

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      Days of Wine and Willows

      Willows Lodge celebrates this region's culinary and wine lifestyle.

      Over 100 wine tasting rooms surround the Lodge and this scenic valley is where the fruit of Eastern Washington meets the vintners, chefs and flavors of the Pacific Northwest. Your meeting experience includes:

      • Wine Blending Experience at JM Cellars - 10 percent off the price per person - JM Cellars is a family-owned winery in Woodinville focused on producing handcrafted, limited-release wine since 1998.
      • Daily meeting room - 50 percent off room rental
      • Complimentary one hour Washington Wine and Chef's Choice Cheese Reception

      Offer is good Sunday through Thursday and must be consumed by May 25, 2017.  For groups of 11-30.  Two night minimum.  Advance booking contract required.  Based on availability.  Not available for existing bookings.  Contact:

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      Business Travel Package

      We have to give you credit, Hotel Deca is a smart choice. 

      We’re giving you a $1,000 Visa Gift Card* when you hold your next meeting with us. Raffle it off, split it among your attendees, apply it to the master account or use it yourself. Take all the credit for a successful meeting or spread it around, it’s up to you. 

      In addition, you and your guests will enjoy the splendor of art-deco elegance, in-room DVD players, iPod docking stations, and the latest in audio-visual and conference amenities. So reserve today and take advantage of this extraordinary offer.


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        Big Break Challenge

        Get out of the meeting room and onto the green.  Based on the show featured on the Golf Channel, your group will experience the fun and challenges of a team competition. 

        The Academy instruction staff will demonstrate each Big Break Challenge and then coordinate the skills challenge for your group’s participation. The skills challenge will include: putting, pitch and run, pitching, bunker, iron play and driver.  This is two-hour minimum program and includes an instructional demonstration by the Academy instructors.

          Valid only for newly contracted meetings. Group must actualize a minimum of 15 paid rooms. Two-night minimum stay required. Offer valid on select dates and recommended for 20-50 participants. Blackout dates apply and Tuesday arrival excluded. Offer valid until December 31, 2017.