Event Spaces

A Variety Event Spaces to choose from


From large and inviting spaces to hold a wedding or large corporate events, to small intimate break-out rooms to host a meeting or lecture, The Ambassador Banquet & Convention Center has a room and configuration that is right for you and your event. The largest venue space we offer is the Crystal Ballroom which offers over 6,500 square feet of exquisite hosting space that can hold over 500 guests depending on the room layout. We also offer the beautiful Hemingway Ballroom which can accommodate up to 350 guests in just over 3,000 square feet, and the Garden Atrium which is also around 3,000 square feet and with a max guest capacity of 300. We also offer an outdoor venue and multiple meeting rooms, too. Whatever the occasion, The Ambassador has an event space that can be tailored to your specific needs. 

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Crystal Ballroom

Twelve Austrian Crystal Chandeliers are the centerpiece of this elegant space. The Crystal Ballroom is luxurious and an unforgettable event space perfect for large events such as galas, wedding receptions, and formal events. 

 

  • Accommodates 500+ guests
  • Pre-function areas up to 2,700 sq. ft.
  • Over 6,500 sq. ft. of event space
  • Large lobby & foyers for efficient registration, smooth traffic flow, and easy networking
  • Complimentary parking
  • Valet service available for events over 100
  • Complimentary seasonal coat check
  • Plenty of room for bands and entertainment
  • State-of-the-art audio/visual technology
  • Wired and wireless internet access
  • Handicapped accessibility
  • Smoke-free facility

Crystal Ballroom Space Capacities

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Room Measurements

Seating Capacities

Room Sq. Ft. Size Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception U-Shape Conference
Crystal Ballroom 6,500 112 x 58 20' 750 450 500+/450* 765 - -
Crystal Salon 1 1,060 38 x 28 20' 100 54 50 125 30 -
Crystal Salon 2 1,060 38 x 28 20' 100 54 50 125 30 -
Crystal Salon 3 1,050 18 x 58 20' 100 54 50 120 - -
Crystal Salon 4 1,050 18 x 58 20' 100 54 50 120 - -
Crystal Salon 5 1,000 36 x 28 20' 100 54 50 110 25 -
Crystal Salon 6 1,000 36 x 28 20' 100 54 50 110 25 -
Crystal Salon 1, 2 & 3 3250 56 x 58 20' 400 200 250/150* 380 - -
Crystal Salon 4, 5 & 6 3130 54 x 58 20' 400 200 250/150* 350 - -
Crystal Salon 1, 2, 3 & 4 4350 75 x 58 20' 475 260 350/200* 510 - -
Crystal Salon 1 & 2 2,220 38 x 58 20' 200 150 150/120* 260 - -
Crystal Salon 3 & 4 2,220 38 x 58 20' 200 150 150/120* 260 - -
Crystal Salon 5 & 6 2,000 36 x 58 20' 200 140 150/120* 245 - -

Crystal Ballroom

Capacity
Square Feet 6,500
Dimensions 112 x 58
Ceiling 20'
Theater 750
Classroom 450
Banquet 500+/400*
Reception 765

Crystal Salon 1

Capacity
Square Feet 1,060
Dimensions 38 x 28
Ceiling 20'
Theater 100
Classroom 54
Banquet 50
Reception 125
U-shape 30

Crystal Salon 2

Capacity
Square Feet 1,060
Dimensions 38 x 28
Ceiling 20'
Theater 100
Classroom 54
Banquet 50
Reception 125
U-shape 30

Crystal Salon 3

Capacity
Square Feet 1,050
Dimensions 18 x 58
Ceiling 20'
Theater 100
Classroom 54
Banquet 50
Reception 120

Crystal Salon 4

Capacity
Square Feet 1,050
Dimensions 18 x 58
Ceiling 20'
Theater 100
Classroom 54
Banquet 50
Reception 120

Crystal Salon 5

Capacity
Square Feet 1,000
Dimensions 36 x 28
Ceiling 20'
Theater 100
Classroom 54
Banquet 50
Reception 110
U-shape 25

Crystal Salon 6

Capacity
Square Feet 1,000
Dimensions 36 x 28
Ceiling 20'
Theater 100
Classroom 54
Banquet 50
Reception 110
U-shape 25

Crystal Salon 1, 2 & 3

Capacity
Square Feet 3,250
Dimensions 56 x 58
Ceiling 20'
Theater 400
Classroom 200
Banquet 250/150*
Reception 380

Crystal Salon 4, 5 & 6

Capacity
Square Feet 3,130
Dimensions 54 x 58
Ceiling 20'
Theater 400
Classroom 200
Banquet 250/150*
Reception 350

Crystal Salon 1, 2, 3 & 4

Capacity
Square Feet 4,350
Dimensions 75 x 58
Ceiling 20'
Theater 475
Classroom 260
Banquet 350/200*
Reception 510

Crystal Salon 1 & 2

Capacity
Square Feet 2,220
Dimensions 38 x 58
Ceiling 20'
Theater 200
Classroom 150
Banquet 150/120*
Reception 260

Crystal Salon 3 & 4

Capacity
Square Feet 2,220
Dimensions 38 x 58
Ceiling 20'
Theater 200
Classroom 150
Banquet 150/120*
Reception 260

Crystal Salon 5 & 6

Capacity
Square Feet 2,000
Dimensions 36 x 58
Ceiling 20'
Theater 200
Classroom 140
Banquet 150/120*
Reception 245

* denotes capacity with a dance floor

Hemingway Ballroom

The Hemingway Ballroom features beautiful mahogany wood, hand-painted murals and a unique bar and fireplace in the pre-function area make this ballroom one-of-a-kind.

  • Maximum Attendance: 350 guests
  • Pre-function areas up to 1,500 sq. ft.
  • Over 3,000 sq. ft. of event space
  • Large lobby & foyers for efficient registration, smooth traffic flow, and easy networking
  • Complimentary parking
  • Valet service available for events over 100
  • Complimentary seasonal coat check
  • Plenty of room for bands and entertainment
  • State-of-the-art audio/visual technology
  • Wired and wireless internet access
  • Handicapped accessibility
  • Smoke-free facility

Hemingway Ballroom Capacities

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Room Measurements

Seating Capacities

Room Sq. Ft. Size Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception U-Shape Conference
Hemingway Ballroom 3,024 55 x 57 11' 350 170 250/180* 300 - -

Hemingway Ballroom

Capacity
Square Feet 3,024
Dimensions 55 x 57
Ceiling 11'
Theater 350
Classroom 170
Banquet 250/180*
Reception 300

* denotes capacity with a dance floor

The Garden Atrium & Terrace

The Garden Atrium and beautiful outdoor Terrace with moveable trees, Koi pond and gazebo, make this a perfect setting for your indoor and outdoor events.

  • Maximum Attendance: 300 guests
  • Pre-function areas up to 1,600 sq. ft.
  • Over 3,000 sq. ft. event space
  • Private Outdoor Patio ~ The Garden Terrace
  • Large lobby & foyers for efficient registration, smooth traffic flow, and easy networking
  • Complimentary parking
  • Valet service available for events over 100
  • Complimentary seasonal coat check
  • Plenty of room for bands and entertainment
  • State-of-the-art audio/visual technology
  • Wired and wireless internet access
  • Handicapped accessibility
  • Smoke-free facility

An outdoor terrace connected to the atrium is also available as a separate or add-on space.

Garden Atrium & Terrace Capacities

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Room Measurements

Seating Capacities

Room Sq. Ft. Size Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception U-Shape Conference
Garden Terrace Atrium 3,016 52 x 58 15' 350 180 280/200* 300 - -

Garden Terrace Atrium

Capacity
Square Feet 3,016
Dimensions 52 x 58
Ceiling 15'
Theater 350
Classroom 180
Banquet 280/200*
Reception 300

* denotes capacity with a dance floor

Sahara Meeting Room

Sahara Meeting Room

The Sahara Board Room located on the first floor of the Hilton Garden Inn, affords executives a quieter space for top-level meetings. Able to accommodate 12 guests in the boardroom setup, the room features a 58-inch plasma television, DVD player, wired and wireless Internet access, video conferencing, drop-down screen, projector, portable interactive whiteboard, iPod docking station and integrated sound system. The room also showcases fully remote-controlled AV, custom-made ergonomic board room chairs and lighting schemes.

Mirage Meeting Room

The Mirage Meeting Room, located in the Hilton Garden Inn, is a decision-maker’s best friend. Fully equipped with the latest, portable interactive whiteboard, high speed wired and wireless internet access, drop-down screen, projector, DVD player, wireless lavaliere microphone, iPod docking station and integrated sound system. This is the meeting space where fortunes are won, futures are planned and deals get done. The Mirage Meeting room is 950 square feet and can accommodate up to 40 guests.

Desert Dining Room

The Desert Dining Room, located in the Hilton Garden Inn, is the perfect meeting room for business presentations and meetings, festive dinners or exclusive receptions. This tasteful, private meeting facility can be partitioned and caters up to 50 guests. It also has all the technology and equipment required for a successful event. The adjacent foyer is perfectly suited for buffets as well as lunch and coffee breaks.

Nittany Meeting Room

Located in the 6th floor of the Hilton Garden Inn, the Nittany Meeting Room features a large meeting space, large screen television with DVD and Apple TV Airplay connectivity, projection screen and wi-fi.

Meeting Room Capacities

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Room Measurements

Seating Capacities

Room Sq. Ft. Size Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception U-Shape Conference
Sahara Board Room 270 16 x 22 8' - - - - - 12
Mirage Meeting Room 950 24 x 28 8' 100 70 70 70 30 -
Desert Meeting Room 780 20 x 38 8' 80 48 48 70 18 -
Nittany Meeting Room 720 26 x 26 8' 50 36 40 - 20 -

Sahara Board Room

Capacity
Square Feet 270
Dimensions 16 x 22
Ceiling 8'
Theater -
Classroom -
Banquet -
Reception -
U-Shape -
Conference 12

Mirage Meeting Room

Capacity
Square Feet 950
Dimensions 24 x 28
Ceiling 8'
Theater 100
Classroom 70
Banquet 70
Reception 70
U-Shape 30

Desert Meeting Room

Capacity
Square Feet 780
Dimensions 20 x 38
Ceiling 8'
Theater 80
Classroom 48
Banquet 48
Reception 70
U-Shape 18

Nittany Meeting Room

Capacity
Square Feet 720
Dimensions 26 x 26
Ceiling 9'
Theater 50
Classroom 36
Banquet 40
Reception -
U-Shape 20

– denotes seating arrangement not available for this room

Penthouse Meeting Room

The Penthouse Board Room located in the connected Courtyard Marriott, is easily accessible by elevator or staircase and complements the importance of your exclusive gatherings. Ideally suited for board meetings, strategic planning sessions, off-site brainstorming sessions, press conferences, depositions and corporate briefings. The Penthouse Board Room is 675 square feet and can accommodate up to 40 guests. As a standard, for ease and comfort, the board room features a 32 inch television, wired and wireless internet access, pads, pencils, and pens so you have all you need for a smooth flowing meeting.

Lobby Conference Room

The Lobby Conference Room located on the first floor of the connected Courtyard Marriott, is the ideal venue for business presentations and meetings, special events or exclusive receptions. The Lobby Conference Room is 960 square feet and can accommodate up to 60 guests. The conference room features a 32 inch television, DVD player, wired and wireless Internet access, drop-down screen, projector and portable interactive whiteboard. Your professional event coordinator will work closely with you to ensure that every detail is taken care of to make your event a success.

Meeting Room Capacities

You can click on the seating style title for a diagram of that seating arrangement.

Room Measurements

Seating Capacities

Room Sq. Ft. Size Ceiling Theater Classroom Banquet Reception U-Shape Conference
Penthouse Meeting Room 670 26 x 26 9' 50 27 40 30 18 -
Lobby Conference Room 960 31 x 31 10' 100 45 50 100 25 -

Penthouse Meeting Room

Capacity
Square Feet 670
Dimensions 52 x 58
Ceiling 9'
Theater 50
Classroom 27
Banquet 40
Reception 30
U-Shape 18

Lobby Conference Room

Capacity
Square Feet 960
Dimensions 31 x 31
Ceiling 10'
Theater 100
Classroom 45
Banquet 50
Reception 100
U-Shape 25

– denotes seating arrangement not available for this room

The Ambassador Center’s onsite IT department is available to provide all of your audio visual needs. We provide rentals on microphones, screens, projectors, conference phones and up-lighting. Contact us to learn more

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