Conferencing

The Pine Conference Room

The Pine Conference Room

Blandford Manor specialise in conferences, our modern, well equipped venues range from a small 8 seater boardroom to a 300 seater theater.

All our large, airy and comfortable rooms have extensive natural lighting with block-out curtains.

Secure off-road parking is provided at no extra cost – parking is monitored by a guard and cctv cameras. Parking is available for up to 200 cars, bus access is also catered for.

 

All venues are equipped with the following:

  • Modern and attractive Saligna top conference tables
  • Motorised screens
  • Data projectors
  • Sound system with large speakers suitable for playing sound from your laptop or a CD/DVD player
  • White board
  • Flip chart with pens and pads
  • Delegate pads and pens (day 1 of your conference)
  • WiFi – please ask for the access code

Catering for conferences is as follows:

  • Tea (various blends) and coffee (including decaffeinated) are available all day.
  • Continental Breakfast with rusks on arrival
  • Savoury or sweet snack mid-morning
  • Chef’s choice buffet lunch
  • Biscuits mid-afternoon (full day conferences only)

In your room you will find the following:

  • Jugs of ice cold water
  • Cordials
  • Wrapped mints and sweets

Beverages will be made available to you during lunch however these are for your own account

Notes regarding catering:

The continental breakfast provided on arrival includes:

  • Fresh fruit,
  • Yoghurt,
  • Muesli,
  • Cereals
  • Rusks (Day1, substituted by muffins or Danish on subsequent days)
  • Fruit Juice (Sir Juice)

Note: A full English Hot and cold Buffet Breakfast can be provided on arrival (for groups of more than 20 delegates) in place of the Continental breakfast– surcharge R45 pp

Mid morning break – individually wrapped biscuits with your tea, coffee

The Chef’s Choice Buffet Lunch typically consists of:

  • Freshly prepared soup in cold weather
  • Selection of salads
  • Three main dishes – red meat (lamb or beef), white meat (chicken or fish) and a   vegetarian dish served with a starch, plus vegetables.
  • Main courses a range of roasts and casseroles.
  • Choice of 3 desserts

Mid afternoon break: A savoury snack to enjoy with your tea and coffee

Should you have delegates with special dietary requirements such as vegetarian, vegan, Gluten free etc, please ensure that we are advised at least 2 days in advance, vegetarian options are always available on the buffet – note when a separate dish  must be prepared for your delegate (on request) then a surcharge applies (typically R100)

Strict Halaal and Kosher meals must be ordered from external providers, please advise requirements at least 3 days in advance – a surcharge applies for these meals (typically around R220 pp plus delivery). Please note that we endeavour to order from reputable suppliers but take no responsibility for the quality or delivery of meals from these suppliers.