We have made planning easy. You will find every service you need to bring your next meeting or conference to St. John’s.
Borrowed & Blu Events is a full-service event planning firm specializing in weddings and corporate events.
Offering coordination, decor, and rental options, Borrowed & Blu exercises unparalleled attention to detail to deliver the highest standard in event execution. With a fully appointed warehouse and beautiful showroom boasting an impressive collection of linens, glassware, lighting, and accessories, their headquarters provides a unique experience wherein clients may enjoy sophisticated event preparation.
A preferred supplier of audio visual services for Delta St. John's Hotel and Conference Centre and the preferred supplier for The St. John's Convention Centre.Services for large & small conferences, business meetings, trade shows, awards shows,media events, video conferences, web-casts, product launches and more.Large venue, projection systems, multi-input video wall projection, multi-camera video, video & audio recording, simultaneous interpretation systems, telepromter systems, digital whiteboards, theatrical lighting, sound reinforcement, set design/construction and more.
Eastern Audio is a Newfoundland and Labrador based company that has been locally owned and operated for over 40 years.
Equipment rentals, trade show services, simultaneous interpretation, and presentation staging are our business - service is our specialty. We have dedicated ourselves to making every meeting, conference and event a professional one - from boardroom PowerPoint presentations in formal business meetings to ultra wide-screen image blending projection. Make us your audiovisual partner. Because we have the best people. Because we have the best equipment. Because we have the most experience. You can rest easy knowing that Eastern Audio will back you up 100%. Our goal is to guarantee your success and peace of mind. Proud to be preferred supplier for the Sheraton Hotel, Delta Hotel, and exclusive provider for The Rooms.
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Depart from Pier 7 St. John's Waterfront and cruise into Quidi Vidi Village and out to Cape Spear, the most easterly point of land in North America. Watch for the forty-foot humpback whales in early summer and the many species of seabirds, including the famous puffin! You may also see majestic icebergs, many of them 10,000 to 15,000 years old. All of these experiences are coupled with world-famous Newfoundland hospitality. Private Charter: 40 people.
Ecotours is a boat tour company located in Witless Bay on the Irish Loop. We sail with two Transport Canada approved twin-engine, rigid hull inflatable zodiacs that tour the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve, which is the largest Puffin Colony in North America. They are ideal for spectacular photography of the famous Atlantic Puffin and the numerous whales that grace our waters in season. Sometimes we are also lucky to host majestic icebergs. Our tours allow ample time to explore beaches and coves as well as observe seabirds, dolphins, and minke and humpback whales in their natural environment, as nature intended. Experience this thrill with Ecotours Zodiac Adventures.
Private Zodiac Charter: 16 people.
Best whale sighting record. Puffins guaranteed. New catamaran (whale & passenger friendly, designed to minimize seasickness). It's the largest, most stable & most comfortable vessel in Newfoundland. Enjoyable, interactive interpretive program. Private charter: 100 people.
Newfoundland’s award winning boat tour. Downtown St. John's & Quidi Vidi departures. North America’s largest humpback whale population. Iconic puffins. Majestic icebergs. Cabot Tower. Signal Hill. North America’s most easterly point, Cape Spear. Walking distance from downtown hotels, Convention Centre, B&B’s, Mile One Centre, George Street, fine dining & shopping. Canadian Signature Experience member. Entertainment by local musicians. Zodiac Tours. 12 passengers. Private charter. 100 passengers. Catering available. Serving local Iceberg beer.
Whether its the estimated 4000 – 5000 Humpback whales passing by or North America´s largest Atlantic Puffin colony, there is always a reason to journey with the Molly Bawn in the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve!
Newfoundland’s Award Winning Boat Tour. View ½ a million Atlantic puffins at the Witless Bay Ecological Reserve. Watch playful Humpback whales in their natural habitat. Feel the chill as you sail past 10,000 year-old icebergs. Private charter 170 (two vessels). For a geological adventure, exploring sea stacks, caves and a geyser hop on board our Coastal Adventure- Kingfisher Tour.
Private charter 12. Shuttle service from St. John’s hotels and convention centre. Gift shop and event venue on site. Customized packages (tour, transportation, meals, entertainment).
Offering single and multi-day adventure and cultural tours including Bell Island’s underground mine tours, snorkeling with whales, 1-day resort style diving programs, tour boat charters, up close and personal zodiac tours of icebergs, kayak safaris, life-changing whale snorkeling adventures, interactive culinary experiences, cave exploration, and more.
Operating in Conception Bay South (20 minutes from St. John’s) and Petty Harbour (10 minutes from St. John’s). Tours offered May – November. Private & Scheduled Charters: 45 people, Private Zodiac Charters: 12 people.
We offer you a unique and thrilling experience on the wharf and out on the sea. Learn first hand what it would be like to live and fish in an outport community – in the heart of St. John’s!
Ken has been catering to groups since 1972. No event has ever been too big or too small for him. From a dinner for two for Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, to sit down dinners for 2,300 and a 3,000 person stand up cocktail reception for the christening of the Hibernia Platform, Ken and Chef Roary MacPherson’s culinary team at the Sheraton Hotel Newfoundland can deliver a spectacular event.
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Let our team come to you! We can work with most event facilities or even your home - just let us know your needs and we'll do our best to accommodate. Be it traditional or something different, elegant or casual, Coffee Matters' talented chefs always deliver with an incredible experience from start to finish. Make sure your event goes off without a hitch and leave your guests raving - call Coffee Matters for your next catering event!
The Hungry Heart Café, an initiative of Stella’s Circle, is a full service restaurant and catering business located in historic Rawlin’s Cross, St. John’s, NL. We focus on creating nutritious meals, full of flavor.
But, the Hungry Heart Café is much more than a great place for food. We help vulnerable adults access careers in the food service industry so that they can achieve independence and realize their dreams. Every penny of revenue generated by the Hungry Heart Café goes right back into the operation to fund employment training.
For 12 years, Red Oak Catering has been creating the wow factor. The company offers catering to gatherings of all sizes at the Bungalow in beautiful Bowring Park, The Rooms, Arts and Culture Centre, and the Crows Nest. Also available for off premise catering such as large tented events.
We’re the home of scrumptious, handmade breads, yummy desserts, delicious prepared hot and cold dishes, tasty coffee, food-lover groceries and unique gifts. Step into our warm, friendly space at 272 Water Street and the aroma of hot-out-of-the-oven Rocket specialties will remind you of home. Everything is made from scratch in Rocket’s second floor bakery and kitchen from the finest of ingredients, many sourced locally. With friendly, dine-in and take-out options on its first floor and catering available on its unique, third-floor, this premier bakery café experience in the heart of St. John’s is one not to be missed!
The ROCKET Room
The Space for Your Big Event
The Rocket Room is a 2000 sq. ft. daily rental venue located on the third floor of Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food at 272 Water St., in the heart of historic St. John’s, Newfoundland. A warm, alternative space, the Rocket Room exudes the history of the building in which it is housed: the Neyle-Soper Building. Built around 1895, the building was a hardware store until its closure in 1989, when the building underwent a complete heritage restoration from 1998-2001, receiving a Southcott Award from The Newfoundland Historic Trust.
Three floors above the hustle and bustle of Rocket Bakery & Fresh Food, the Rocket Room offers a unique room with original wood floors and exposed brick walls, unobstructed by beams the length of the space. Ideal for receptions, meetings, conferences, seminars, workshops and film production. Depending on the event, the Rocket Room can accommodate up to 150 people.
Rocket Room Features
Large Main Room (approx. 1800sq.ft.) with 11 – 12 ft pine ceiling, original hard and softwood floors, exposed brick and unobstructed view / working area (no posts).
Make up / Change room / Green Room
South, West & North facing windows
Entrances on Water St (main) & Duckworth St (loading & deliveries).
Entrance Reception Area (approx. 23 x 15 ft)
Main & Track Lighting on separate dimmers for flexible lighting set up.
Deck at rear of main room.
Spirit of Newfoundland Catering has been creating memorable events for groups of all sizes since 1997. We offer catered events at our facility, the Masonic Temple, located in the heart of downtown, or to an offsite venue of your choice.
For details on the St. John's Convention Centre expansion, please click here.
As the Destination Management Organization, we provide complimentary services to assist in bringing your meetings, conventions, tour groups and events to St. John’s. We will assist with hotel availability searches, all-inclusive destination proposals, presentations, collateral support, sites and Familiarization trips to name a few. Our goal is to provide you with the right tools during the planning process and to connect you with a team of professionals that will create an unforgettable group experience for your clients.
Comprehensive Bid Presentation
Destination St. John's provides customized information that presents the destination as a choice meeting site. We focus on accommodations, meeting facilities, support services, fine dining, distinctive entertainment opportunities, accessibility, transportation, and unique venues that are geared to meet your organization's specific needs. Our bid presentation material will give decision makers a comprehensive view of what St. John's and Eastern Newfoundland has to offer including many one of a kind experiences that will entice people to attend your convention or meeting. This material can be supplemented with multi-media presentation support, slides, and a number of other promotional items.
Space Availability Search
With just one call to us, we will check space availability in all major hotels and meeting facilities in St. John's for you. We offer a complimentary, timesaving service, whereby a request for proposal is issued to properties that meet your specific requirements. You will receive quotations on group guest room blocks, meeting space and other required services. The proposals (or simply notification of space availability) can be e-mailed, faxed, or mailed directly to you by our partners. Or, if you prefer, Destination St. John's can act as a liaison to summarize the proposals for you.
With direction from you, Destination St. John's co-ordinates a full site inspection of all hotels and facilities you are considering. We can suggest itineraries and book appointments with the key management contacts at each property and arrange for transportation during your stay. Our goal is to ensure you meet the right people, get answers to all of your questions and get all the information you need to make your decision to bring your convention or meeting to one of the most unique destinations in North America.
Rolling out the Welcome Mat
We shout it from the roof tops when a group comes to town. Ok, not really but we sure do make a group feel welcome. The City of St. John's in partnership with downtown proprietors display personalized conference welcome signs in their windows. Some shopkeepers offer discounts to those wearing their delegate badges. It is not unusual to see participants get their photos taken in front of brightly painted store fronts - just another colourful encounter for delegates.
Promotion and Attendance Building
Destination St. John's, in partnership with Newfoundland & Labrador Tourism, will help you promote your conference or meeting and our spectacular destination to potential delegates by providing you with promotional literature - videos, slides, and printable brochures. We can offer a variety of registration kit materials as well as official letters of invitation or welcome from Destination St. John's and our Municipal and Provincial governments.
Great Ideas for Pre- and Post-Convention Travel
In addition to our many city attractions, there are countless pre and post convention options and packages available for your delegates. Witness some of our thousands of kilometres of incredible coastline, visit unspoiled beaches or go sea kayaking & whale watching. Have your delegate lose their breath looking at mammoth icebergs that are so close you can almost touch them! Visit one of our provincial museums; enjoy a night of theatre, tour scenic historic sites, and stay in quaint bed & breakfasts throughout Eastern Newfoundland. Taste the fresh air our coastal location has to offer while hiking the world-renowned East Coast Trail. Destination St. John's can introduce you to companies who specialize in preparing these packages for group and individual travel.
We make planning easy! With one stop shopping we will help you find the right suppliers for all of your group's activities. Let us help make your next convention or meeting the one that "raises the bar".
When planning an incentive program for your organization or planning a first class program to sell to your clients, Destination St. John's is here to help you develop the itinerary that will turn potential clients into customers and employees into family!
Imagine, beginning your day dining at the most easterly point in North America, Cape Spear National Historic Site. Then travel by helicopter to tour icebergs that have traveled from Greenland to visit our shores.
Spend an afternoon sea kayaking alongside our gentle giants, the humpback whales, and marvel at scenery, best experienced, not told. Explore hidden sea caves; view the awesome wonder of sea spouts and paddle besides cascading waterfalls. Then come ashore to a small long-deserted island to enjoy the freshest lobster you've ever eaten and breathe in the purist of air and end the day at a spa where your wish is their command.
With first class accommodations and services let Destination St. John's put you in touch with people who will make this only the beginning of your adventure.
State of the art design in a 500 year old city!
Located in the heart of downtown St. John's, our newly expanded convention centre boasts 47,000 square feet of divisible meeting space, designed with modern amenities and flexibility to accommodate events of any size – big or small!
Linked by pedway to Mile One Centre and the Delta Hotel St. John’s, SJCC is also capable of delivering multi-venue events without having to venture into the great outdoors! SJCC’s facilities include two large divisible ballrooms, wide-open lobby spaces, an all-in-one business centre, a bright and spacious green room, two event offices, and ten functional meeting rooms. The new and improved St. John’s Convention Centre is something to be excited about. Ready.Set.Book! [email protected]
McCarthy's Party is a full service Destination Management Company. We are your one stop for conference and incentive travel services including entertainment packages, transportation and shuttles, tour programs, on-line and on-site registration, offsite events, and more. Let the locals be your guide as you "See it, Feel it, Taste it, and Live it" with McCarthy's Party.
Located in the center of historic downtown St. John's, George Street is the premiere entertainment district in the province. Whether you're looking for a fun night out, a tasty meal, a unique venue for a conference, or a place to relax after a hard day's work, George Street is the place for you. George Street is home to several top quality events, including the world-famous George Street Festival, Canada Day celebrations, and Mardi Gras.
Comedic musical dinner theatre featuring some of Newfoundland's finest musicians and actors. From side splitting original Newfoundland story lines to Broadway and off-Broadway hits there is a show available for every group's taste. Spirit of Newfoundland has been customizing entertainment options for convention groups for 15 years. CDs are available for purchase for delegate gifts and covers can be customized for your group.
The Screech Room, Located in Spirit of Newfoundland’s Masonic Temple, is a one-stop shop for all things Screech! Whether you want to be Screeched in, learn the story of Newfoundland Screech, sample the official rum cake of Newfoundland & Labrador, or browse our selection of Newfoundland products, the Screech Room is the place to go! Daily Screech Ins 2:30 and 4pm!
McCarthy's Party has offered transportation and shuttle services in Newfoundland and Labrador for 30 years. Our fleet includes a luxury SUV and Town cars for executive transfers and private tours, 7, 14, 21 passenger buses and full size motorcoaches for single and multi day tours and shuttles. Feel free to contact us for help with your event or conference transportation needs.
In business since 1958, Metrobus is an experienced charter service provider. Metrobus provides superior transportation shutter service, air and sea transfers, and sightseeing tours. With a fleet of more than 50 buses, Metrobus is the largest public transit system in Newfoundland and Labrador. As you enjoy North America's oldest European settlement, let Metrobus take care of all your transportation requirements.
Ocean Quest Adventure Resort has 15-passenger vehicles for group transport. These vehicles are available by the hour, for short excursions or day trips and include a driver. The drivers are known for their storytelling abilities and we through that option in for free!
Parsons & Sons Transportation has been moving passengers throughout Newfoundland and Canada since 1962, and has built a reputation of “Safety, Service and Reliability.”
For your transportation needs, we offer our fleet of 15 motor coaches, 3 mini coaches, and 16 school buses. Looking forward to being your window to our world.
Gary Summers is a professional speaker, magician, hypnotist and hypnotherapist with a Masters Degree in Physiology and certifications in hypnotherapy and cognitive behaviour therapy. He conducts workshops on stress and work-life balance as well as hypnosis seminars on stop smoking and weight loss. He is owner of training4success a company specializing in corporate training and employee evaluations.
If your event is important enough to photograph, it should be photographed by a professional. Action is a big part of event photography and whether your event is a news conference, a meeting or convention, a professional development day or a pub crawl, you need a pro to capture the action properly.
Bird⋅The⋅Rock specializes in custom bird & nature tours in Newfoundland. We offer unique guided day tours, design custom multi-day excursions, or help you plan your own self-guided adventures.
With a deep knowledge of local birds, nature, culture and history, our tours cater to everyone.
A tour with the photographer in mind – Beginner to advanced amateur. Professional photographer Maurice Fitzgerald will coach you as you capture great landscape images of Cape Spear, St. John’s, Signal Hill and North East Avalon. Take home creative and technical tips that you can use on future trips. Private Tours for 1-3 are available year round.
Newfoundlands largest provider of inbound packages. Choose from escorted or independent travel options including air, car rental, accommodations and attractions. Call about our pre and post convention options.
For over 30 years McCarthy's Party has offered a variety of local tours that run daily from the hotels and Bed and Breakfasts in the St. John's area. They feature the history, culture and spectacular scenery in St. John's and the surrounding area. All tours are lead by local guides who bring forth the history, current events and anecdotes that make this area so unique. Let this Multi Award winning company introduce you to our destination.
Newfoundland Photo Tours is your photo destination for photographers looking to capture rugged coastlines surrounded by natures wonders. With Icebergs, Whales, Puffin's, Northern Gannets returning every summer, it is the ideal place for all levels of photographers. All photo tours are led by a local award-winning photographer.
Multi-lingual guide service. Newfoundland Tours has been offering tours to all parts of Newfoundland and Labrador for over 25 years. Award winning entertainers will make your Newfoundland experience most memorable. Also experience: Newfoundland Soiree with Steele n' Steps Traditional Newfoundland Step Dancing.
Day Tours. Explore Cape Spear, Signal Hill, Quidi Vidi and downtown in a luxurious coach. Night Tours. The party before the party!
Sing and dance in Newfoundland’s kitchen party on wheels, before your main event or prior to experiencing the best live music venues and pubs on George Street.
Available for groups of 10 or more.
Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of historical Downtown St. John's with this three-hour guided walking food tour that's sure to please all your senses!
Five stops at local restaurants and lots of interesting historical facts and stories told along the way!