The Benefits of Moving the ‘Boardroom’ to Paradise!
Meetings are vital for management and communication, and properly run meetings save time, increase motivation, productivity, and solve problems. The creation of new ideas and initiatives come from the boardroom, and meetings are far better than internet or telephone conversations because feelings and thoughts are most especially carried in the way things are verbalized – in person.
Every corporation and business, as well as organization, association and group, hold meetings to manage their teams and situations, as well as to achieve their objectives quicker, easier, and more effectively. And when the team is happier, the company is far more productive.
It comes as no surprise when these groups are looking at where to hold their next meeting, event, or get together with employees and/or clients, that they make sure to book The King and Prince Resort located on St. Simons Island in Georgia. Not only is this a stunning place to hold that essential meeting, but the area is steeped in history. Being a part of the Historic Hotels of America, visitors are amazed with everything from the Mediterranean architecture to the local historic sites, shopping, as well as the endless array of outdoor activities and attractions that the island offers.
What corporations and groups are constantly looking for is the perfect setting for their meeting. They need choices when it comes to rooms, menus, accommodations, and more for their employees, clients and guests. And everyone who searches the wealth of databases for these offerings, always come to see that the professional service, myriad of choices, and sheer beauty of location makes The King and Prince Resort is an ideal place to meet.
King and Prince offers seven meeting facilities providing accommodations for up to 350 guests and over 10,000 square feet of ocean side function space. The Lanier Ballroom, historic Solarium, Butler Board Room, the Retreat Room, and the waterfront Delegal Room are perfect for that meeting or event. Beauty is observed, employees are happier and more productive, and a wealth of elegant cuisine is served.
The Lanier Ballroom may be divided into four sections, with Lanier 1 offering windows for natural lighting (with floor-to-ceiling drapes), while Lanier 3 may be further subdivided into two separate rooms for smaller ‘breakout’ meetings. Adjacent to the ballroom, a large pre-function assembly area in the Resort’s dramatic atrium is what welcomes guests in serene, elegant style with registration desks, coffee breaks, or receptions prior to dinner events.
The second-floor Retreat Room overlooks the Resort’s atrium lobby and truly rewards and astounds all guests with a stunning 180-degree ocean vista. A fireplace and high, beamed ceilings add to the room’s significant charm, and there is a large pre-function area that’s absolutely perfect for hosting coffee breaks or receptions prior to dinner.
Pure elegance comes from the oceanfront Delegal Room, which is considered the historic centerpiece of the Resort. This stunning facility features a series of eleven original stained glass panoramas depicting scenes from St. Simons’ rich history, and beautiful views of the Atlantic Ocean. Elegant appointments include chandeliers, a fireplace, and wall paintings that underscore the room’s warmth and historic charm.
Steeped in historic character, the Solarium offers dramatic, panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. The room’s crown moldings, detailed woodwork, fireplace, rich fabrics, and antique furnishings create the ideal atmosphere for business meetings, luncheons, and elegant social events.
The intimate Butler Board Room has oceanfront views and features a large oak conference table with high-back leather chairs for up to twenty guests.
These rooms, however, are not the only magnificent detail that your organization or group receives After all, this is a stunning oceanfront resort that you have picked for your event. Having a reception or dinner on The King and Prince lawn allows your attendees to enjoy the sound of the waves, cool ocean breezes, and gorgeous views of the Atlantic, as their minds race into overdrive and think up the next big idea that will make your company even more profitable.
From the Executive Continental Breakfast to the Southern Breakfast Buffet; from the light luncheons with choices ranging from a Grilled Grouper Sandwich and Seafood Quiche to Grilled Breast of Chicken – the menu is superb. Plated luncheons can also be arranged where your employees, clients and guests can dive into the stunning array of foods that include everything from Caribbean Baby Back Ribs to London Broil, as well as a New York Style Deli Buffet, the All American Cook-Out, or even a Southern Buffet with the food that best matches the amazing ambiance. Everything is absolutely perfect at The King and Prince Resort, and when you head into the dinner menu you will find yourself in heaven. Plated dinners, reception menus, beverage services – there is absolutely nothing that The King and Prince Resort does not provide. The high-caliber excellence that comes with your event is seen in everything from the locale to the menus to the staff which, simply stated, means The King and Prince Resort is the superior host for your group, meeting or get-together.
Golf Groups are inspired by The King and Prince golf course with its relaxed balance of natural beauty combined with the challenges of one of coastal Georgia’s most magnificent courses. Emerald fairways surrounded by ancient forests and vast saltmarshes, the Resort’s signature four island holes, and a warm and welcoming clubhouse and staff all blend to ensure a quality golf experience.
Guest accommodations of rooms, villas, and resort residences provide numerous options for golf groups, with and without spouses. The Resort’s Group Concierge can reserve tee times at the course after your first conversation, as well assist with information and reservations for fishing charters, trolley tours, and everything else the island has to offer.
This tranquil setting is also perfect for religious groups, providing a true haven for couples’ retreats and men’s and women’s conferences. With the wide variety of guest accommodations and meeting venues, the Resort has the amenities to host groups of up to three hundred. Their banquet and culinary professionals strive to provide outstanding services, delicious food, and the one-of-a-kind southern hospitality that all attendees remember and adore.
And if the event is all about the family and getting back together for that much-needed reunion, The King and Prince offers a wide variety of guest accommodations for families; from guest rooms at varying price points, two and three bedroom villas and one to five bedroom homes on the Resort grounds, King and Prince offers the best for your family. Five swimming pools, golf, tennis, and oceanfront dining, along with the miles of beach just steps from your room, the family reunion will be absolute perfection. And, the activities! St. Simons Island features fun for every member of the group: historical sites, Shrimping and Dolphin Cruises, fishing charters, island trolley tours, shops, galleries, and restaurants for every budget.
With all this, and the area steeped in history, King and Prince is a favored destination for Tour Groups. The sparkling array of cultural and historical sites to visit on the island and the immediate area provide entertainment for all the attendees. It is certainly no wonder that The King and Prince Resort has been awarded multiple times for its exemplary services and amenities for hosting group events.
Let’s face it, pleasure and peace spur creativity. Meeting productivity can be enhanced ten-fold when moved outside the boardroom. Here, on this beautiful corner of Georgia’s coast, the scenic outdoors is what so often makes your meeting truly memorable.
The golf at the Resort’s award-winning course, miles of beautiful beaches, tennis, indoor and outdoor pools, an exercise facility, nature encounters, and historic island tours – any and all of these activities may be enjoyed by attendees on their own, or custom tailored by the Resort’s outstanding meeting planners as group, spouse, or team-building events at their Georgia conference center hotel. The Royal Treatment Cottage certainly sums up your stay at the King and Prince Resort. Here, after a ‘hard’ day’s meeting, you can receive traditional and customized massage therapies that melt away tension, aches, and pains.
To make your meeting or event the absolute best and most productive it can be, plan the entire getaway on St. Simons Island at The King and Prince Club Resort!
Until Next Time, Everybody.
For More Information go to:
The King and Prince Beach & Golf Resort
201 Arnold Road
St. Simons Island, Georgia 31522
(912) 638-3631: Phone
(800) 342-0212: Reservations
(912) 638-7699: Fax