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Meetings & Events


Whether you are hosting an exclusive board meeting or a tech-savvy sales conference for up to 500 guests, The Santa Maria Hotel & Golf Resort offers an impressive venue for signature gatherings. From nine distinctive settings with natural light and golf course views to enchanting outdoor terraces and lawns, we have the ideal setting for any occasion. From the most demanding requirements to the final touches, a seamless integration of every service a client requires is at the experienced hands of the hotel staff. Impressive catering services and superior technology is coordinated by our dedicated event managers and supported by the capable hands of on the floor staff.

  • 12

    Event Rooms

  • 16,167 sq ft

    Total Event Space

  • 515

    Capacity Largest Space

  • 4

    Maximum Breakout Rooms

Meeting Room

Meeting Venues


About This Venue

  • Hold an enlightening meeting with a golf course view and plenty of natural light shining through

  • Our conference rooms offer AV equipment, which includes a TV, video camera and portable PA system

  • Keep your business partners happy by ordering from our diverse and healthy catering menu options

  • Coupled with our Llano Bonito venues is a 24-hour business center with copy and fax capabilities

  • Don't stress over any communication barriers, as our Panama City staff services in various languages

  • Follow of session of brainstorming with a delicious meal from one of our five on-site restaurants

Plan an Inspired Event

Attendee Booking Tools

Image Attendee Booking Tools

We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

  • Shared in an email
  • Embed in a website
  • Personalized with your group name, event dates, hotel, and special rates
  • Displayed in multiple languages on Marriott domains worldwide

Manage Your Event with Ease

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

Equipment and Services

Meeting Equipment

AV equipment

Microphone

PA system portable

TV

TV production service provider

Video camera

Meeting Services

AV technician

Copy service

Decorator

Photographer

Security guard

Videoconferencing

Business Equipment

Computers

Printers

Business Services

Copy service

Fax service

Network/Internet printing

Catering

Dinner

Lunch

Reception

Capacity

Capacity Chart

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  • Salon VIII
  • 24x21x10
  • 502
  • 42
  • 25
  • 26
  • 20
  • 50
  • 30
  • BoardRoom
  • 15x31x10
  • 475
  •  
  •  
  • 14
  • 10
  •  
  •  
  • Grand Salon
  • 86x59x17
  • 5,085
  • 425
  • 220
  • 150
  • 142
  • 515
  • 330
  • Salon I
  • 28x31x17
  • 850
  • 70
  • 35
  • 30
  • 26
  • 85
  • 50
  • Salon II
  • 28x29x17
  • 805
  • 70
  • 35
  • 30
  • 26
  • 80
  • 50
  • Salon I & II
  • 28x59x17
  • 1,656
  • 140
  • 70
  • 60
  • 50
  • 164
  • 100
  • Salon III
  • 59x28x17
  • 1,656
  • 140
  • 70
  • 60
  • 50
  • 165
  • 100
  • Salon IV
  • 59x30x17
  • 1,792
  • 150
  • 80
  • 60
  • 50
  • 180
  • 110
  • Salon V
  • 24x29x10
  • 693
  • 60
  • 30
  • 30
  • 20
  • 70
  • 40
  • Salon VI
  • 24x29x10
  • 693
  • 60
  • 30
  • 26
  • 20
  • 70
  • 40
  • Salon V & VI
  • 24x57x10
  • 1,378
  • 115
  • 60
  • 40
  • 40
  • 140
  • 80
  • Salon VII
  • 24x24x10
  • 581
  • 42
  • 25
  • 26
  • 20
  • 50
  • 30

Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example

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.

Setup Example

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.

Setup Example

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.

Setup Example

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.

Setup Example

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.

Setup Example

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.

Setup Example

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.

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