The University of Prince Edward Island is located within Charlottetown and is a five-minute drive from the airport. With 710 Beds and over 50 meeting rooms with capacities from 10 to 4000, UPEI is one of the largest conference facilities in PEI. Open each year from May through August, our beautiful campus plays host to thousands of delegates.

Dates of Operation:

Early May to End of August

Convention Capacity:

  • Theatre 4000
  • Banquet 1200
  • Reception 2800

Exhibit Capacity: 


Equipment Available:

Complete Audio Visual capabilities including data projectors and video conferencing.  We have a dedicated A/V department on campus.

Number of Guest Rooms: 


Special Features:

Get organized with the department of Conference Services at the University of Prince Edward Island who provide assistance to project coordinators, organizing committees, and meeting planners when booking meeting space, accommodations, audiovisual, food services, and special events. We liaise on behalf of our clients with restaurants, hotels, and attractions on PEI and work closely with you to ensure that every detail of your event is carefully managed.

The convenient layout of the University of Prince Edward Island campus works well for conferences, sports or academic groups, events, and for meetings of many different sizes and configurations.

Meeting & Convention Facilities:

The 130-acre, park-like setting contains ten academic buildings, three residences, a library, dining hall, student centre, and sports centre.

The Charlottetown Area Recreational Inc. (CARI) athletics facility, which features two NHL-sized ice surfaces, a 25-metre competition pool, and a leisure pool, is also located on campus.

Guest Room Facilities:

Our accommodations have a Canada Select 3 star rating. We have three residences to choose from each with different room configurations.  Andrew Hall, opened in January 2006, contains single, double, and triple suites all with private bedrooms, bathrooms, and kitchenettes. Blanchard Hall contains two-bedroom apartments complete with full kitchen, bathroom, and living room. Bernardine Hall contains single and double rooms with every two rooms sharing a bathroom. We are proud to offer several accessible units and a smoke-free environment.

We offer 24-hour front desk services May through August.

Dining Facilities:

The Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall is the main food service facility for all guests and delegates visiting UPEI. The Wanda Wyatt Dining Hall accommodates 400 for banquets and served meals, and 1750 for receptions. The W.A. Murphy Student Centre can accommodate 184 for banquets and served meals, and 1500 for receptions. We provide high-quality food services, including special menus for banquets, BBQ’s, and receptions. We are able to provide food service to any location on campus.


UPEI Conference Services Brochure

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