A sophisticated, technologically-advanced facility provides the ideal venue for your next business or professional conference, and the staff at the Higher Ed Center can help you take advantage of all it has to offer. Cutting-edge technology—from concert-quality sound in the Grand Hall to broadband connectivity and global videoconferencing—along with key amenities, are just a few of the advantages that can be yours in utilizing the versatile facilities at the Higher Ed Center.
Versatile Conference and Meeting Spaces
The Grand Hall, with 13,000 square feet of space and a concert-quality sound
Comfortable seating for 110 in the Tiered lecture auditorium
A U-shaped, tiered classroom, with seating for 61
30 meeting rooms, offering flexible seating for up to 1,200 people
An outdoor patio with available grill
Technology, Equipment and Capabilities
High-speed ISDN and IP capabilities
Broadband Internet connectivity
High-Speed Wireless Internet
Video web streaming and global videoconferencing
Available computers for public use
12 spotlights available (Grand Hall)
On-site food and beverage services
Outside catering from the approved catering list
Large dance floor
Professional meeting planners Joyce Brooks and Janet Williams
Skilled staff (information technology and conference services)
About Our Location
The Higher Ed Center is convenient to both Tri-Cities Regional and Virginia Highlands Airports, and readily accessible from Interstate 81.
Historic Abingdon offers unique cultural and recreational opportunities.
Check out the virtual tour of our facility.
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