Plan Meetings in Maine’s Greater Bangor Region:

The Ultimate Backdrop for Meetings.

Known as Maine’s Queen City, Bangor is a cultural hub located on the banks of the Penobscot River. With spacious hotels and meeting venues, a variety of dining, retail and entertainment options, exhilarating adventures and breathtaking sceneries – your meetings will be memorable.


sq. ft. of flexible meeting space


Daily flights to and from major U.S. cities at Bangor International Airport


Hotel rooms within 7 miles of Bangor International Airport


Hotel rooms within walking distance of the Cross Insurance Center


Downtown restaurants & bars

The Cross Insurance Center

Bangor’s Premier Meeting Venue

Built in 2013, Bangor’s Cross Insurance Center is a state-of-the-art, multi-purpose venue ideal for hosting meetings, large events, trade shows, and more.
0 +
sq. ft. of flexible event space
0 +
sq. ft. of convention center space
sq. ft. Grand Ballroom that can be divided into 7 breakouts
sq. ft. seat arena
meeting rooms

AV support and lighting equipment

Fresh, local in-house catering

Versatile Accommodations For All:
Meet Then Retreat

Whether you’re looking for a modern and luxurious stay downtown or a secluded mountainside getaway, Greater Bangor offers accommodations best suited for your group.

Greater Bangor has all of your top chain hotels and many are easily accessible from major highways, as well as the Bangor International Airport. From economy to upscale, you can find them all in Greater Bangor. Some hotels offer spectacular views of our beautiful landscape, while others provide the convenience of proximity to our convention center.

If you’re looking for uniquely Maine, off-the-beaten-path accommodations, the Greater Bangor region has it all: from eco-friendly cabins and luxurious lodges that can sleep large groups to quaint B&Bs outside of the hustle and bustle of the city and historic inns that offer a unique getaway for meetings.

Bangor International Airport


Get to and from the Greater Bangor region with ease by flying into Bangor International Airport (BGR). The airport offers competitive airfare rates and daily flights from major cities and national and regional hubs.

Driving In?

Bangor is easily accessible from Interstate 95, Routes 9 and 15 and other major state roadways.

• 2-hour drive from Portland

• 4-hour drive from Boston

• Less than a 7-hour drive from New York

Pre- & Post-Meeting Entertainment

Dining in the Greater Bangor region includes popular chain restaurants, tasty local favorites, and of course authentic Maine dishes. Plus, attendees can sip with the locals at one of the select craft breweries or enjoy a waterfront concert at the Maine Savings Amphitheater—Maine’s largest outdoor concert venue with nationally acclaimed acts and capacity for 16,000…right on the banks of the Penobscot River.

Adventure is Just Around the Corner

From the city of Bangor, it’s a short and scenic drive to some of Maine’s most spectacular regions that offer attendees an unparalleled mix of scenic beauty and outdoor adventure.

• North to Maine’s highest peak, Katahdin, in Baxter State Park

• South to the rich farmlands of the Southern Piscataquis region

• East to the coast, where your group can view an ocean sunrise from atop Cadillac Mountain in Acadia National Park

• Northwest to Maine’s largest lake, Moosehead

We Can Help Guide Your Meeting Planning in Maine


The Greater Bangor CVB is your one-stop-shop for meeting and event planning. Our team represents top-notch accommodations, event spaces, attractions and more to ensure successful meetings and events.

Check out our online guidebook, reach out or submit an RFP, and get a head start on planning today.


"*" indicates required fields

Max. file size: 50 MB.
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.
Subscribe to our newsletter

"*" indicates required fields

This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Your Maine Meetings Team
Greater Portland CVB
1375 Congress Street
Portland, ME 04102