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6 Reasons to Choose Dancing Bear Lodge for your Smoky Mountain Corporate Event

1) Location/Atmosphere

Dancing Bear is a great spot for your upcoming corporate event, company retreat, or meeting for myriad reasons, but perhaps the most glaring one is its incredible location. Situated smartly in the Great Smoky Mountains, there’s no shortage of natural beauty for you to take in. Your business trip doesn’t have to be all business. It’s ok to enjoy yourself a little too! Go for a hike or take some time to explore the area and see all that Appalachia has to offer. Natural beauty aside, Dancing Bear Lodge located in Townsend TN is just a quick trip away for anyone in the Chattanooga, Knoxville, and Maryville areas. Convenient, accessible, and gorgeous, Dancing Bear is the perfect spot for team building with your work crew, putting on a business conference, or hosting any corporate event you have on the calendar.

Enjoy the majestic Smoky Mountain views during your corporate event or company retreat at Dancing Bear Lodge in Townsend TN.

2) Space and Versatility

Our property at Dancing Bear boasts a wide variety of meeting spaces so we are equipped to accommodate groups of various sizes with different needs and goals. Ideal for organizations with 60 or fewer attendees, we can provide the classic classroom style setting for meetings and corporate events. We also have rooms and break out cabins available for smaller groups, and an event center that can seat up to 85 guests for seated and plated dining. Our adjacent restaurant can accommodate up to 150, and our outdoor patio area and event lawn can accommodate up to 250 for larger corporate events, weddings, and more.

3) Services and Amenities

Our staff is here to ensure your event and/or stay is as pleasant and productive as can be. We’ll help you with anything you may need to plan your event, meeting, or company retreat, as well as pull it off without a hitch. The Dancing Bear team will help provide a great environment for you and your coworkers to focus, build your team, maximize your business efforts, and celebrate growth. Rejuvenate your workflow at Dancing Bear, and go back to the office refreshed, inspired, and ready to make waves.

4) Tech/AV

Conduct business with every luxury from high-speed internet and streaming capabilities to the AV and tech necessary to get the most out of your time. We will help make sure your meetings and presentations go smoothly so they can have the greatest impact.

5) Food and Drink

We’ve got the food covered too. While you’re here at Dancing Bear, you can take care of business AND enjoy the fine flavors of the south at our renowned Appalachian Bistro. Food and drink offerings are available throughout the day so your group can fuel up between meals, and in your free time, you can enjoy incredible dishes prepared by our chef, Shelley Cooper. We believe in the farm-to-table experience, using fresh produce grown on site whenever possible, and always the freshest, most quality ingredients for dining you won’t soon forget. You can also take a load off at the Bar at the Bear, for a delicious, handcrafted cocktail while you reflect on the day’s events.

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Find time to relax during your company retreat with delicious food and cocktails at our Appalachian Bistro.

6) Smoky Mountain Lodging

Our beautiful accommodations here at Dancing Bear make it easy for you to unwind and enjoy time after your busy work day, leadership workshop, or corporate conference. We have a variety of full-service lodging options available with the peace of the Smoky Mountains right outside your backdoor. So why not let your business trip be a pleasurable one as well? You can knock out your task list, strengthen bonds with your team members, and enjoy yourself all at the same time, and all in one place– Dancing Bear Lodge. Get in touch and book your next corporate event, company retreat, workshop, or team building excursion today!