Conference Services

Meeting Facilities - Audio Visual - Video Conferencing - Catering - Accommodations

Welcome to Conference Services

Looking for a place to host your next conference or event? Consider Lakehead University Orillia! Lakehead Orillia offers three innovative buildings built to LEED standards. With ample meeting space in our academic building, quality accommodations in our residence, and gourmet catering through our cafeteria, we believe that you will find Lakehead Orillia to be the perfect destination for your next event!

Room Bookings

We can accommodate various events and meetings within our 80,000+ square feet of space.

Facilities include:

  • 2 lecture theatres (120 / 200 seat)
  • Multiple 40 and 60 seat classrooms
  • Boardrooms
  • Flexible seating arrangements for large groups in our Learning Commons and cafeteria (limited availability during the academic term)
  • Audio/Visual and Video conferencing solutions

The "Confirmation/Contract" document outlines contract details and rates. To make a booking please fill out the application form.

For internal groups or external groups with a university sponsor, please review the Guidelines for Hosting Public Events.

For more information please contact Shelley Unwin at or 705-330-4008 x 2017.


On campus accommodations are available in our 246 bed residence. We offer special rates to groups booking 10+ residence rooms. Suite, single, and rooms linked by a shared washroom are available.

For more information please contact Conference Services at or 705-330-4009 ext. 3003.

Food Services

From coffee breaks to gourmet dinners, food services on campus are provided by Madison County Food & Beverage Co.

Madison County Food & Beverage Co. also manages and operates all liquor services on campus.

Please contact or 705-330-4008 ext. 3050 for more information.