Function Space

The Samoset Resort’s New England Conference Center has set the standard for excellence for meetings and events at Maine resorts. Encompassing over 20,000 square feet of refined function space, our Conference Center is ideal for gatherings from 10 to 650 attendees. Choose from 12 contemporary venues equipped with high speed wireless Internet access and advanced A/V technology, in addition to tented outdoor areas that allow the beauty of Penobscot Bay to serve as your backdrop.

  • Over 20,000 Sq. Ft. of Premier Event Space
  • 6,438 Sq. Ft. Exhibit Hall
  • 6,000 Sq. Ft. Knox County Ballroom
  • 12 Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Tented Event Areas
  • Events From 10 To 650 Guests
  • Professional Event Services
  • Expert Audio Visual Support
  • Distinctive Catering
  • Engaging Team Building Activities
  • Spousal Programs


Planning a trade show or conference? The 6,438-square-foot State of Maine Exhibit Hall accommodates up to 36 10’ x 10’ exhibit booths and offers a dynamic setting for large-scale gatherings, demonstrations and product launches. Our versatile Exhibit Hall can also be divided into two separate spaces to best suit your guest list and event needs. We also offer two elegant ballrooms for large-scale gatherings, including the 6,000-square-foot Knox County Ballroom (one of the largest ballrooms in Maine), and the 3,600-square-foot Bay Point Ballroom. Both offer the flexibility to accommodate a variety of seating configurations and event types from presentations and award ceremonies to product launches and networking receptions.

For more intimate gatherings, the Samoset features several venues designed for executive meetings, trainings and board presentations. With enough space for up to 90 guests, the Schooner Room enchants every attendee with its rustic dark woods, exposed beams and ocean views, while the Ebb Tide Board Room a distraction-free setting for getting down to business, including an elegant conference table comfortable seating.

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Sample Meeting Room Set-Up Styles and Diagrams