Retreat to Big Cedar Lodge

These Wilderness Meeting Facilities Offer a “Breath of Fresh Air”

By MM&E Staff

Nestled in the Missouri Ozark mountains, Big Cedar Lodge is a rustic wilderness resort overlooking Table Rock Lake in the southwest region of Missouri.  This wilderness lodge is an ideal accommodations venue for productive meetings, memorable events, and exhilarating teambuilding exercises.

Meet Amongst Nature

Big Cedar has a vast assortment of earthy, picturesque meeting and event space at the Grandview Conference Center that adds a unique flair to company gatherings.  There are seven spaces within Big Cedar’s convention center that are suitable for large and small functions.

“We had a really wonderful offsite and would recommend it to others.  Thank you for such a truly uplifting experience!” – Katie Haw, Microsoft Healthcare Director of Sales

The Grandview Ballroom and the Lakeview Rooms are the largest spaces in the Grandview Conference Center, accommodating 10-1,000 attendees.  Ideal for sizable, interactive conferences, The Grandview Ballroom fits up to 1,000 attendees in the 10,794 square-foot room.  And for large, formal presentations, The Lakeview Rooms seat up to 285 attendees in the 3,162 square-foot room, and it can be split into three smaller rooms,

The Business Lounge, Table Rock Boardroom, the Osage Room, and the Dogwood Boardroom in the Grandview Conference Center are suitable for smaller functions, containing 195-1,346 square-feet of private meeting space and seating 8-78 attendees.

Other notable private event spaces within the Big Cedar property 4,765 square-foot Stables at Integrity Hills, the Bass Pro Shops Shooting Academy seating up to 600 meeting attendees, and the Wine Cellar Event Room seating up to 100 people.

Wilderness Company Teambuilding

In addition to a diverse selection of meeting and event space, Big Cedar is abundant in outdoor teambuilding activities.  This is where attendees can really appreciate the extensive beauty of the Ozark Mountains.

From paint and pour, to scavenger hunts, Ozark Olympics, Lawn and Stretch Breaks, Big Cedar Buck Off, and more, these group teambuilding activities are just a few of the many possibilities companies can plan on incorporating into their upcoming meeting or event at this wilderness resort.

Plan at Big Cedar

Many organizations have had successful company meetings at Big Cedar.  Steven R. Phillip Jr., President of Coatings Unlimited, Inc., is one example, stating, “Our group had a great experience hosting our conference at Big Cedar Lodge in September…  Several of our members even commented that this was one of the best venues they have experienced.  And we have been meeting twice per year for six decades in a row.”  Sounds like it is time for your group to meet and retreat at Big Cedar.

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About the author

Joe Clote

Joseph W. Clote is owner of Publishing Concepts, LLC a communications and marketing firm based in Saint Louis, Missouri. Mr. Clote is Group Publisher of MeetMed™ and Missouri Meetings & Events™ (MM&E) magazine, a quarterly publication read by thousands of meeting and event professionals, and producer of the St. Louis and Kansas City trade shows under the MM&E name. Mr. Clote has extensive sales and marketing expertise in the travel, tourism, fine art, insurance, and software development industries.