Located in the Victorian seaport city of Portland, Maine, By the Bay Hotel and Convention Center blends traditional Maine hospitality with contemporary elegance. Sweeping views of Portland Harbor and the White Mountains provide the perfect backdrop for your next meeting.

Winner of many Awards, our hotel ranks in the top 10% of Holiday Inns around the globe. Our superb hotel, impeccable service and attention to detail will smooth the path to a successful business agenda. Our professional coordinators take care of all the details for you; both inside and outside the hotel. That way, you can concentrate on what’s most important… your event.

Holiday Inn By the Bay features the largest convention facility in Maine with 30,000 square feet of flexible meeting space including a 12,500 square foot exhibit hall with views of Casco Bay. Our largest banquet room accommodates over 1,400 people.

Our 14 meeting rooms include the elegant State of Maine Grand Ballroom. We can host groups from 10 to 1,200 making us a perfect setting for meetings, banquets and exhibits. Complete with state-of the art audio and visual systems, we can accommodate any presentation requirements.

We’ll work with you to guarantee a successful meeting or event. For activities outside the hotel, our tour manager can arrange any type of excursion for the enjoyment of your guests. Contact our Sales Office today to plan your next conference or event with confidence. Toll Free: 1-800-345-5070

Conference Center Overview

  • 14 Meeting Rooms
  • 30,000 sq. Feet. of Meeting Space
    Includes a 12,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall.
  • 7 Sales & Meeting Professionals on Site
  • Largest Room Capacity: 1200 Banquet
  • Largest Room Measurements: 70 Feet X 153 Feet (ceiling height = 14 Feet)
  • Smallest Room Capacity: 10 Boardroom
  • Smallest Room Measurements: 16 Feet X 24 Feet (ceiling height = 8 Feet)

Video Conferencing

Please contact our Meeting Coordinators in advance for Video Conferencing information at:  1-800-345-5070

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