Corporate Meetings & Retreats

Corporate Retreat Locations with Gorgeous Views of Lake Wawasee

Oakwood Resort offers a wide variety of useful services for you and your staff to successfully engage in collaboration during company retreats. Our spacious and flexible meeting rooms allow the creativity to flow! Allow our professional and experienced culinary team to provide you and your team with several dining options from a delicious buffet from our catering menu. The entire Oakwood team specializes in hospitality and creating an inviting atmosphere for each and every guest at any meeting space here that you choose.

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  • Oakwood Resort is located less than one hour from Fort Wayne and South Bend,
    and less than 2 hours from Chicago and Indianapolis
  • Oakwood Resort has various lodging options are available including 79 rooms which include 16 premium rooms and suites, as well as vacation homes.
  • Oakwood Resort is proud to present The Pier & Back Porch our on-site restaurant and bar with indoor and seasonal outdoor seating
  • As an authorized purveyor of Starbucks™, the Oakwood Coffee and Creamery is a perfect place to enjoy the fine taste of a great cup of  coffee made just your way
  • Let us take care of everything for you, from the seating to the catering to the serving to the clean-up!
  • No matter what kind of event your company is planning and regardless of the size of the event, Oakwood Resort has corporate retreat locations that are perfectly suited for it. Reserve your venue early to ensure that your event goes off without a hitch – they go fast!

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Corporate Stay & Meeting Information


Our world class options for corporate event venue options include:


  • Hilltop Banquet Center – Our impressive two-story center overlooks Lake Wawasee and can accommodate up to 200 guests with several hundred square feet of space…on each floor! The lower level holds a stunning brick patio that is ideal for anything and everything you could plan for. Let us take care of everything for you, from the seating to the catering to the serving to the clean-up! Hilltop is befitting of even the grandest company retreats and events.
  • Our Event Center has an impressive auditorium and adjoining banquet rooms that are spacious – the center is actually large enough to seat up to 700 guests! When you need the perfect venue for your company holiday party, charity gala, or any other corporate events near South Bend that require a lot of great space, look no further than our Event Center.
  • The meeting spaces at Oakwood Resort are located within the hotel and can comfortably accommodate up to 100 guests. You can use the space as one large conference room or broken down into four separate ones, and it’s a great space for smaller meetings, company retreats, and corporate outings.
  • Oakwood Resort is proud to present two state of the art boardrooms: the Wawasee Boardroom and the Hotel Boardroom. The Wawasee is larger with a bigger capacity, and the Hotel is smaller, yet perfect for quick, small little meetings of your company.
  • If you’re looking for a large square foot outdoor event space, we have some great ones that would suit your needs! Our lawn is one of the most popular locations to set up for company barbecues and cookouts, team building activities, and more. Our Lakeside Patio provides stunning views of Lake Wawasee along with cool shade for guests to comfortably enjoy your corporate event.
  • We also have our popular gazebo for your company retreats or outings, which many smaller groups take advantage of. Your event couldn’t be in a better location than this gazebo, surrounded by a lush green landscape with carefully manicured shrubs, trees, and flowers all around.



Our Venues

Hilltop Banquet Center

Overlooking beautiful Lake Wawasee, our two-story Hilltop Banquet Center can accommodate up to 200 guests on each floor. The brick patio, located outside the lower level, is ideal for lunch breaks, teambuilding, or, cocktail hours.

Event Center

At the center of the park, the Event Center has a spacious auditorium and large adjoining banquet rooms.
Seating up to 700 guests, this venue is perfect for holiday parties, charity galas, wedding receptions, or corporate events.

Conference Rooms

Located within the hotel, our Conference Rooms can accommodate 10-100 guests. The ability to break down into 4 separate rooms, makes this space commonly used for corporate meetings, family reunions, rehearsal dinners, or anniversary parties.

Outdoor Event Space

From the edge of Lake Wawasee to the spacious Hilltop Banquet Center, you will find the perfect location for your special event, including many outdoor venues like our spacious lawns, gazebos, or our lakeside patio.


Sometimes you have to take a break from the lake to meet. We have two boardrooms perfect for small meetings of 2-18. The Wawasee Boardroom holds up to 18 people. While our Hotel Boardroom comfortably seats 8.


Contact Events Team

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call us at (574) 457-7100 (167)

About Us

Waterfront Hotel featuring 79 spacious Unique Rooms and luxury Suites, Beach, Tour Boat, The Pier Restaurant & Bar, Banquet Facility, and Conference Center. TripAdvisor Award Winner & Fort Wayne Readers’ Choice award winner for Best Hotel!

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Oakwood Resort
702 E. Lake View Rd,
Syracuse, IN 46567
(574) 457-7100
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