State-of-the-Art Meeting & Event Space in Central Connecticut

Endless Possibilities

Located just outside Connecticut’s capital, the Bristol Event Center offers a unique, custom solution for meetings, conferences, trade shows, banquets and weddings. Our 50,000-square-foot indoor and outdoor event space combines innovation, style and flexibility with professional event planning, onsite gourmet catering and Hilton Brand hotel accommodations for a truly one-of-a-kind experience.

Whether you’re planning a sophisticated dinner celebration for 600 guests, hosting 20 executives for a Leadership Summit, or inviting 100 vendors to exhibit at your trade show, the Bristol Event Center will change the way you experience meetings and events.

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One Destination, Four Fabulous Venues, Endless Possibilities.

50Ksquare feet of versatile indoor and outdoor meeting space

230+Private accommodations within two Hilton Brand Hotels

13unique and customizable meeting rooms

Banquets & Catering

We focus exclusively on one wedding at a time, offering picturesque ceremonies and cocktail receptions on the outdoor terrace, and three-course plated dinners for up to 660 guests in the elegant Century Ballroom. Our five-star service includes a dedicated wedding planner, menu consultation with our executive chef, and a complimentary wedding night suite at one of our adjoining Hilton properties.

Meetings & Conventions

The Bristol Event Center offers countless configurations to suit any group, large or small. We can accommodate up to 1000 guests for theatre-style presentations and 525 individuals for classroom trainings. We also offer high-tech audio-visual capabilities, sound, lighting, teleconferencing and technical support, as well as onsite catering and hotel accommodations for multi-day conferences and retreats.

Tradeshows & Exhibits

Our indoor and outdoor event space has been engineered with the exhibitor in mind. You’ll enjoy ease of access to utilities and A/V services, as well as a functional and versatile event space for up to 100 trade show booths. The Century Ballroom also features obstruction-free, 30-foot ceilings and a retractable door, allowing guests to flow inside and out while viewing displays and visiting vendors.


  • 13 Unique & Customizable Meeting Rooms
  • 8,200 sqft Outdoor Patio Space
  • 8,100 sqft Luxury Pre-Function Space
  • 2 Luxury Green Rooms, each 940 sqft
  • Professional Event Planning
  • In-House Catering
  • State-of-the-Art Voice & Seamless High-Speed Data Services
  • Advanced Audio-Visual Capabilities
  • Underground & Outdoor Parking
  • Loading Dock with Single Bay for Truck Access Freight Elevator
  • Bi-Polar Ionization Air Purification System
  • Elegant Retractable Doors between the Ballroom and Outdoor Terrace (allowing for larger event space and flexible floor plan designs for tradeshows and meetings)

Bristol Event Center Space Capacities

Please note the following capacities do not reflect any additional set-ups such as audio-visual equipment, risers, head table, buffet tables, dance floor, etc. Ballroom ceiling height is 30 ft.

Century Ballroom

  • GSF 9407
  • Booths* 65
  • Banquet 660
  • Classroom 525
  • Theater 1000
  • Crescents-6 396
  • Crescents-8 528

Century North

  • GSF 4930
  • Booths* 34
  • Banquet 360
  • Classroom 264
  • Theater 450
  • Crescents-6 216
  • Crescents-8 288

Century South

  • GSF 4293
  • Booths* 30
  • Banquet 300
  • Classroom 264
  • Theater 400
  • Crescents-6 180
  • Crescents-8 240

Niznick Lecture Room

  • GSF 2406
  • Booths* -
  • Banquet -
  • Classroom 60
  • Theater -
  • Crescents-6 -
  • Crescents-8 -

*Booths were measured based on 10×10’