Meetings and Conferences

Nevada County’s geographic location, within a three-hour drive from Sacramento and the Bay Area, makes it an accessible and distinctive location for corporate getaways. Choose from Nevada County’s mid-size hotels, deluxe bed and breakfast inns and campgrounds and our historic catering facilities such as the Miner’s Foundry for an “unconventional” location for your next business meeting, executive retreat, or teambuilding event.

Meeting planners may select from an array of facilities and amenities. Ease of access is a plus with Truckee being just a 45-minute drive from Reno-Tahoe International Airport while Grass Valley and Nevada City are located less than 60 miles from Sacramento International Airport.

The California Gold Country, including a specific mention of Nevada City, was listed #6 among the top 10 travel destinations for 2012 by Lonely Planet.

Truckee is a base camp to numerous world-class ski resorts, including Northstar-at-Tahoe and Squaw Valley USA. Hiking and biking trails weave through the entire county and a number of outdoor recreational companies are available to assist with group excursions. Additional activities include wine tasting and historical sites and tours.

The new Holiday Inn and Express in Grass Valley sits one block away from the historic town center and has four meeting rooms, audio-visual equipment, and a business center available to business travelers. Truckee’s Cedar House Sport Hotel is only minutes from trails and slopes and offers guests state-of-the-art digital equipment and an event center with a private dining room, patios, and an open kitchen design ideal for culinary team building. An on-site culinary center is also available. The Tahoe Truckee Hampton Inn & Suites, also in Truckee, features more than 1,000 square feet of meeting space and has an experienced events team to assist with planning, catering, and lodging.  Additional properties include lakefront lodges, wooded retreats, historic inns such as the National Hotel in Nevada City, and vacation rentals.

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