Courtyard Bradenton Sarasota/Riverfront

Events

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Board Room

Meeting and Events

Refreshing event menus just right for you at our hotel near Bradenton Convention Center.

Our event venues in Bradenton, FL offer customizable spaces for your next business conference.
Utilize our rentable AV equipment, PA system and LCD projector for your flawless convention
Stay connected with colleagues when you connect to our available high-speed Wi-Fi
Gather up to 250 employees for a fun-filled company celebration at our Rio Vista Ballroom
Book a block of 10 or more rooms for your event and save big with our Bradenton, FL hotel deals.
Waterfront Weddings

Weddings and Occasions

Host your wedding reception at one of the top Bradenton, FL wedding venues.

Keep your loved ones happy by serving a delectable meal with the help of our catering services
A wedding venue to can accommodate your ceremony, courtyard toast and reception all in one location
The Rio Vista Ballroom at our Bradenton, FL hotel can host social soirees of up to 250 attendees
Make your dream of an outdoor wedding a reality with our Bradenton, FL hotel's outdoor terrace.
Book a block of 10 or more rooms for your wedding party and receive a special group rate
Private dining room
Rewarding Travel from start to Finish
Earn up to 60,000 points per qualified event with Marriott Bonvoy Events. Elite members earn more with bonus points.

MANAGE YOUR EVENT WITH EASE

Manage event details, make real-time requests and connect with our staff - from the palm of your hand.

Please note: all room sizes are approximate.

Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.ft) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Rio Vista Ballroom 80x43x12 3440 400 250 250 150 250 250
River Palm Room 50x47x24 2350 150 100 125 100 125 125
Rio East Room 45x43x12 1935 200 150 150 100 150 150
Rio West Room 43x35x12 1505 175 100 100 75 100 100
Manatee Board Room 18x12x10 216 0 0 15 0 15 15
Rio Vista Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
80x43x12
Area (sq.ft)
3440
Theater
400
Schoolroom
250
Conference
250
U-Shape
150
Reception
250
Banquet
250
River Palm Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
50x47x24
Area (sq.ft)
2350
Theater
150
Schoolroom
100
Conference
125
U-Shape
100
Reception
125
Banquet
125
Rio East Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
45x43x12
Area (sq.ft)
1935
Theater
200
Schoolroom
150
Conference
150
U-Shape
100
Reception
150
Banquet
150
Rio West Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
43x35x12
Area (sq.ft)
1505
Theater
175
Schoolroom
100
Conference
100
U-Shape
75
Reception
100
Banquet
100
Manatee Board Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
18x12x10
Area (sq.ft)
216
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
15
U-Shape
0
Reception
15
Banquet
15
Meeting Room Dimensions (LxWxH) Area (sq.mt) Theater Schoolroom Conference U-Shape Reception Banquet
Rio Vista Ballroom 24.4x13.1x3.7 319.6 400 250 250 150 250 250
River Palm Room 15.2x14.3x7.3 218.3 150 100 125 100 125 125
Rio East Room 13.7x13.1x3.7 179.8 200 150 150 100 150 150
Rio West Room 13.1x10.7x3.7 139.8 175 100 100 75 100 100
Manatee Board Room 5.5x3.7x3 20.1 0 0 15 0 15 15
Rio Vista Ballroom
Dimensions (LxWxH)
24.4x13.1x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
319.6
Theater
400
Schoolroom
250
Conference
250
U-Shape
150
Reception
250
Banquet
250
River Palm Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
15.2x14.3x7.3
Area (sq.mt)
218.3
Theater
150
Schoolroom
100
Conference
125
U-Shape
100
Reception
125
Banquet
125
Rio East Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.7x13.1x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
179.8
Theater
200
Schoolroom
150
Conference
150
U-Shape
100
Reception
150
Banquet
150
Rio West Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
13.1x10.7x3.7
Area (sq.mt)
139.8
Theater
175
Schoolroom
100
Conference
100
U-Shape
75
Reception
100
Banquet
100
Manatee Board Room
Dimensions (LxWxH)
5.5x3.7x3
Area (sq.mt)
20.1
Theater
0
Schoolroom
0
Conference
15
U-Shape
0
Reception
15
Banquet
15
Banquet
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Conference and Hollow Square
Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.
E-Shape, U-Shape and T-Shape
Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.
Theater
Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.
Reception
Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.
Schoolroom or Classroom
The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.
Ovals and Rounds
Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.
Audio-Visual Equipment
  • 35MM Projector
  • AV Technician
  • Film Projector with Screen
  • LCD Panel
  • LCD Projector
  • Microphone
  • Overhead Projector
  • PA System
  • TV
  • TV Production Service Provider
  • Video Camera
  • Videoconferencing
  • Wired Internet
  • Wireless Internet
Event Services
  • Decorator
  • Event Lighting
  • Locksmith
  • Message Service
  • Photographer
  • Registration Service
  • Security Guards
Event Equipment & Supplies
  • Blackboards
  • Easels
  • Flip Chart & Markers
  • Name Cards
  • Pens / Pencils / Notepad
  • Podium Lectern
  • Portable Stage
  • Stack Chairs
  • Tables
Business Services
  • Computers
  • Copy Service
  • Fax Service
  • Overnight Delivery/Pickup
  • Post/Parcel
  • Printers
Catering Services
  • Afternoon Break:$15.95 / Person
  • Coffee Break:$15.95 / Person
  • Continental Breakfast:$15.95 / Person
  • Dinner:$99.00 / Person
  • Full Breakfast:$24.95 / Person
  • Lunch:$23.95 / Person
  • Reception:$129.95 / Person