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Meetings take time, but planning them shouldn't! NKU METS offers over $5MM in integrated learning and presentation technology, a dedicated, meetings-only environment and experienced, professional ...

Meetings take time, but planning them shouldn't! NKU METS offers over $5MM in integrated learning and presentation technology, a dedicated, meetings-only environment and experienced, professional staff to assist you every step of the way.



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    • 3861 Olympic Blvd. Erlanger, KY 41018 www.theMETScenter.com 859.647.METS
    • History of NKU METS Conference Center NKU METS Conference Center was conceived to further Northern Kentucky University’s mission to grow the regional economy through education and development of the local labor force by providing an unparalleled meeting, training and conference facility for organizations to come together, collaborate and learn using the latest technology. NKU METS opened in the fall of 2003 as the Midwest’s premier conference center and offers over $5MM in integrated technology for groups of 5‐500 in both the for and non‐profit sector. NKU METS Conference Center Mission The mission of NKU METS Conference Center is to provide an environment in which individuals can develop skills that significantly contribute to their personal growth and development which will strengthen, enhance and enrich every aspect of the regional marketplace. NKU METS values its role as an integral part of the metropolitan region and embraces its vision to position our region to compete in a global, knowledge‐based economy.
    • NKU METS At‐A‐Glance Inclusive Technology Delivers Extraordinary Value At NKU METS Conference Center, advanced computer, audio, video and telecommunications technology is included our pricing. There are no additional or al a carte charges for state‐of‐the‐art learning and presentation technologies. All‐inclusive pricing makes budgeting easier, prevents cost overruns and simplifies your planning. Your Meeting is Our ONLY Focus Your meeting is not our secondary business; it’s our only business at NKU METS Conference Center. Our staff and facility have a singular focus on the successful execution of your event. We provide a dedicated, meetings‐only environment that is free of distractions or disruptions. Convenient and Accessible We are located just 2.5 miles from the Greater Cincinnati Airport, and only 10 minutes from downtown Cincinnati. We are within walking distance or complimentary hotel shuttle service of over 1,200 leading, national brand hotel rooms. Our convenience significantly reduces your transportation expense, and the wasted time and loss productivity of shuttling attendees to other locations. We also feature abundant free parking within a secure and pleasant environment. Technology Drives Performance Our expertise in webcasting, video conferencing and podcasting will enhance the effectiveness of your meetings, and improve the performance of individuals and organizations. You may record key portions of your event and make them available on demand to anyone, at anytime, thereby significantly increasing the life and reach of your event.
    • NKU METS Complimentary, Integrated Technology  WIFI and hard‐wired internet access  PC for use by presenter   LCD Projector and Screens   High‐resolution document camera   CD, MP3, DVD, Cassette and VHS players   Additional audio/video input   Wired lectern microphone, wireless microphones and up to eight wireless microphones   Smartboard presentation technology  Crestron whole‐room touch‐screen control   Computer based training system (class control)   Participant Microphones   Audio teleconferencing   ADA Assistive listening devices   Voice reinforcement and program audio system   HD Cameras available  Flipcharts/ whiteboards  Powercord/strips  Wireless audience response system  Lotus Sametime collaboration system   Up to 110 Windows based laptops Video Conferencing, Digital Presentation Recording & Webcasting Services  are also available at an additional, hourly charge.
    • NKU METS offers a wide variety of menu selections for your next event.  Our Chef is also pleased to develop a  personalized menu for your attendees!   Here is a sample of what our guests are saying about their dining experiences… The food was fantastic.  There were plenty of options and it was not too light or too heavy. I have never had  such good food within a training environment. In fact, I have not had such good food at many restaurants I  have visited. Bravo to the catering team.  Catering is excellent along with quality of food, the service from the staff, all tremendous, knowledgeable and  TOTAL FOCUS ON CUSTOMER SERVICE! SUPERB!   The catering staff was fantastic. We gave our attendees a survey at the end of the event, and the food was  probably one of the highest rated things.  They planned out a full day including a vegetarian offering which  was great.  The catering was wonderful. Extremely flexible on the menu particularly when we asked if we could make  slight changes based on the clientele.  Thank you so much for accommodating our needs. You may access our full menus at: http://www.themetscenter.com/resources/pdfs/METSCateringGuide.pdf NKU METS Catering Services
    • Floorplan/ Capacity Meeting Rooms Dimensions (WxLxH) Sq. Ft. Classroom Theatre Rounds Conference U-Shape Banquet A 50x72x14 3600 160 340 225 n/a n/a Banquet B 50x72x14 3600 160 340 225 n/a n/a Banquet A&B 100x72x14 7200 320 700 500 n/a n/a Development A 37x55x10 2035 60 135 80 40 30 Development B 37x54x10 1998 60 135 80 40 30 Development C 38x55x10 2090 70 150 90 60 60 Leadership A 26x38x10 988 36 70 50 30 22 Leadership B 21x38x10 798 30 50 30 24 18 Leadership A&B 47x38x10 1796 70 140 110 n/a n/a Auditorium 62x61x10-14 3782 150 175 n/a n/a n/a Ex. Boardroom 23x38x10 874 n/a n/a n/a 18 n/a Innovation/ Parlor 22x15x10 330 12 15 20 15 12 Case Rooms 11x15x10 165 n/a n/a 6 6 4 • 43,000 sq. feet of space • General session + up to 16 breakouts • Perfect for 5-500 • $5MM in integrated tech • Ergonomic seating • Meetings only environment
    • Experience the Midwest’s Finest Technology‐Focused Meeting Facility at NKU METS Conference Center NKU METS is uniquely positioned as the only technology‐focused facility in the Midwest of its kind.  As a non‐profit extension of Northern  Kentucky University, NKU METS offers over $5MM in integrated collaboration and presentation technology in all spaces at no additional cost. FAQs Extensive corporate, government,  association and non‐profit event management  experience Experts in computer based training events,  webcasting and videoconferencing  High‐end environment offering ergonomic  seating and modern appointments Flexible CMP or a la carte pricing Professional tech support  Acclaimed catering service 43,000 square feet of space 18 presentation rooms  for groups of 5‐500 Complimentary on‐site parking Green initiatives dedicated to reducing  waste and sustainable food options Convenient location to CVG, downtown  Cincinnati and over 1,200 leading brand hotel  rooms Contact Carrie Moore Director of Business Development 859‐647‐8982 (o) 859‐466‐0694 (c) carrie.moore@themetscenter.com (e)  LI: http://www.linkedin.com/in/carriecmoore Twitter: @CarrieCMoore NKU METS Conference Center 3861 Olympic Blvd, Erlanger, KY 41018 www.themetscenter.com 859‐647‐METS (6387)
    • NKU METS Hotel Partners sorted by distance Courtyard by Marriott 859‐647‐9900 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel‐photos/cvgca Residence Inn by Marriott 859‐282‐7400 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/hotel‐photos/cvgap (both are next door and offer comp. shuttle service to/from the airport and NKU METS) Holiday Inn Cincinnati Airport 859‐371‐2233 www.holiday‐inn.com/cvg‐airport (about ½ mile from NKU METS‐ comp. airport shuttle) Cincinnati Airport Marriott 859‐586‐0166 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/cvgam‐cincinnati‐airport‐marriott/ (at the airport exit‐ about 2 miles from NKU METS‐ comp. airport shuttle) Doubletree Cincinnati Airport 859‐371‐6166 http://www.starwoodhotels.com/sheraton/property/overview/index.html?propertyID=1797 (at the airport exit‐ about 2 miles from NKU METS‐ comp. airport shuttle) Hilton Cincinnati Airport 859‐371‐4400 http://www1.hilton.com/en_US/hi/hotel/CVGCHHF‐Hilton‐Cincinnati‐Airport‐Kentucky/index.do (at Turfway‐ about 7 minutes from NKU METS‐ comp airport shuttle) Please contact Carrie Moore for information: 859‐647‐8982/ carrie.moore@themetscenter.com www.themetscenter.com