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How We Can Help
Bringing people together with a purpose is definitely our thing. We look forward to helping you take full advantage of everything our university has to offer for your conference & retreat.
You and your guests can take advantage of our on-site townhouses. These budget-friendly options provide privacy, while keeping attendees in one convenient location.
Dynamic Room Setups
There’s not a bad seat at St. Bonaventure University! From half-moon to theater to living room-style, our venues can be arranged in various formations to ensure attendees can always stay engaged with the program.
Large Capacity Threshold
Our venues can accommodate large groups for your conference & retreat. Plus, our campus provides plenty of space to walk around on breaks or during mealtimes.
We know our way around Olean, New York. Between hiking in the Allegheny Mountains or shopping in nearby Ellicottville, we can offer suggestions for fun off-campus outings while your group is in town.
Popular Venues For Your Conference/Retreat
University Conference CenterLearn More
Hall of Fame RoomLearn More
Swan Business CenterLearn More
Dresser-Rand AuditoriumLearn More
Walsh AmphitheaterLearn More
Rigas Family TheaterLearn More
San Damiano Multipurpose RoomLearn More
We want your event to be a massive success! That's why we offer customizable services to make your entire experience as seamless as possible.
Our pre-set packages include AM Perk Up, Power Up Lunch and PM Pick Me Up. These well-timed eats will keep your attendees energized throughout the day. Plus, you can make customized selections to meet any dietary restrictions.Learn More
Our knowledgeable audio visual technician will be available throughout your entire event to ensure all presentations, video conferencing and guest speakers are powered for success.Learn More
Our team serves as a concierge service throughout your conference & retreat. We can greet and direct your guests, make excursion recommendations, arrange transportation and much more.Learn More
Lodging & Overnight Accommodations
For multi-day conferences & retreats, we offer on-site accommodations that keep attendees conveniently close to event venues while also providing a high-level of privacy.Learn More
Why St. Bonaventure?
Located at the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains, St. Bonaventure University provides a panoramic backdrop for your event any time of year. The 500-acre campus is nestled between the village of Allegany and the City of Olean in an expansive region of natural beauty known as the Southern Tier.
You and your guests can arrive at the university by car, bus or commercial airlines, which land in Buffalo, N.Y. and Erie, P.A. While in town, you can always take advantage of the aforementioned Allegheny Mountains, also known as the Enchanted Mountains. The 5.6-mile trail is perfect for runs, hikes or bike rides along the Allegheny River.
Let’s Connect on Your Event!
Whether you know exactly what you want or you're looking for some guidance, our friendly team is ready to help! Fill out a form to give us whatever details you have, and we'll be in touch within two business days to get your event rolling!