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Nestled in the heart of downtown Staunton, Virginia, The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center merges historic architecture with innovative design to create a unique and inviting event space. Our Shenandoah Valley conference center near northern Virginia offers spaces to suit a wide range of special occasions – from corporate retreats to classic weddings. The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center is the premier destination for your special event or corporate retreat in Virginia.


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The Space

Merging Historic Architecture with Innovative Design

Located in the Wellness and Conference Building, our meeting and event space offers a unique and historical treasure. Our Virginia conference center offers multiple space options that provide attendees easy access, tons of natural light, and stunning views overlooking beautiful downtown Staunton. The multi-functional space is perfect for hosting groups - offering spacious meeting facilities, full-service catering, an outdoor patio, on-site parking, and historic charm. The Blackburn Inn is an ideal corporate retreat location in Virginia.

The Great Hall - 3,900 sqft
Gallery 1828 - 2,100 sqft
The Penthouse - 2,400 sqft
30x90 Tent - 2,700 sqft

Our Shenandoah Valley conference center near Northern Virginia is a one-of-a-kind location to host your group in the Shenandoah Valley.

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The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center in Staunton, Virginia, offers 10,000 square feet of distinct indoor meeting and event space. Our new Conference Center provides three separate event spaces and can accommodate up to 200 guests. Whether it is an intimate team gathering or a large corporate retreat, our Virginia conference center is the perfect destination for your next event. Let us help you make your event especially inspiring and productive by booking our Staunton conference center and event space today!


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Meetings at Blackburn Inn

Business Services & Audio Visual

The Blackburn Inn & Conference Center is pleased to offer Internet, audiovisual services, delicious catering options, and best-in-class hospitality services. Our events team will work with you closely to ensure that your corporate retreat, conference, or event is seamless and stress-free.

  • Complimentary high-speed WiFi for 25 attendees
  • Notepads and pens for attendees
  • Projector and screen with initial setup consultation
  • Complimentary high-speed WiFi for 25 attendees
  • Notepads and pens for attendees
  • Photocopying and scanning services, mail and postage service, and general office supplies
  • Projector, screen, speakers, and lapel mics with on-site tech during conference
  • Complimentary 1-hour pre-con meeting with tech and Conference Services team

At the Blackburn Inn & Conference Center, we specialize in making unique custom events. Talk to one of our sales experts to help your vision come to life. There’s no better event space or corporate retreat location in Virginia!

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The Great Hall

3,900 Square Feet / 72 x 54

  • Rounds: 208 guests
  • Reception: 300 guests
  • Theater: 468 guests
  • Classroom: 108 guests
  • U-Shape: 30 guests
  • Hollow Square: 40 guests
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Gallery 1828

2,100 Square Feet / 30 x 70

  • Rounds: 160 guests
  • Reception: 200 guests
  • Theater: 252 guests
  • Classroom: 135 guests
  • U-Shape: 58 guests
  • Hollow Square: 64 guests

The Penthouse

2,400 Square Feet / 60 x 40

  • Rounds: 35 guests
  • Reception: 60 guests
  • Theater: 30 guests
  • Classroom: 30 guests
  • U-Shape: 20 guests
  • Hollow Square: 25 guests
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30x90 Tent

2,700 Square Feet / 30 x 90

  • Rounds: 180 guests
  • Reception: 224 guests
  • Theater: 204 guests
  • Classroom: 96 guests
  • U-Shape: 68 guests
  • Hollow Square: 60 guests