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The Davis Center is the premier conference and event destination in Burlington.

Constructed in 2007, the Dudley H. Davis Center is a 186,000 square foot, state-of-the-art, environmentally conscious facility with 4 spacious ballrooms, over 7 meeting rooms, and countless other spaces that are perfect for programming. Our team has hosted events from ranging from farmers markets, conferences and concerts, to big-name speakers like Laverne Cox and Joe Biden —  proving we've got the experience, space, and technology to support your event needs.

This is not your average meeting space. 

If you haven't visited the Davis Center before, you may be surprised to find it's unlike any other event venue in Vermont.

  • Space for events of almost any size, from intimate meetings to large conferences
  • Vaulted ceilings trimmed with local maple wood 
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Green Mountains or Lake Champlain
  • Convenient location in the heart of Burlington, VT
  • State of the art technologies that promote sustainability

Included with your Davis Center event

  • Rental of all tables and chairs
  • Standard AV for presentations including podium, microphone, projector and screen
  • Flipcharts, whiteboards, markers, easels and indoor directional signage
  • Free Wifi for all guests 
  • Access to catering services through UVM Dining 


Is parking available at the Davis Center?

Yes; parking is available. Monday through Friday, parking fees vary between $8 - $12 per vehicle depending on the lot. Parking is free on weekends. 

Is there sales tax on the facility rental? 

No! There is no tax on facility rental. 

Can I use an outside caterer for my Davis Center event?

No; UVM Dining is our exclusive catering option inside the Davis Center. They offer a wide variety of catering options and are able to accommodate dietary preferences or restrictions. 

What else is at the Davis Center?

There are several dining options and spaces to hang out around our building. 

Maps & Floor Plans

Capacity Chart

Check out our guide (.pdf) to help plan a set up for your event

Learn more about the Davis Center

Visit their website to learn even more about the building. 



Visit our most frequently asked questions or contact us at EventServices@uvm.edu

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