Business  at the waters

Envision your next business awards dinner, seminar, company holiday party or other corporate event at The Waters. Our pristine facility offers the latest audio and video technology, while providing a refreshing escape from the typical hotel conference center at any time of year.  Your reservation gives you and your guests exclusive access to all of The Waters, including our Harbor Bar, Grand Ballroom and our Lake Winnebago shoreline.

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Venue

The Waters can accommodate 10 to 300 guests at any time of year. Whether your gathering is large or small,  you have access to the full building with your rental, and have the choice of multiple spots to host your meeting or get together. The second floor grand ballroom is perfect for more formal dinners as well as events where a stage is needed.  The first floor ballroom is great for presentations where a podium, microphone and screen are necessary. Take advantage of the bar and harbor room for cocktails hour or networking gatherings. Having an event in the summer? Enjoy the Lake Winnebago views on the  balcony, patio or screened porch. 

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Business Events at The Waters

Enjoy exclusive access to our first and second floors, lakeside screened porch, second-floor balcony and patio when you reserve The Waters for your next business party, meeting or seminar.

FIRST FLOOR

The Winnebago Room transforms from a banquet room for small company recognition ceremonies to an elegant setting for your holiday party.

The nautical Harbor Room and Bar serves as a lively gathering place during any season. Our handcrafted, mahogany bar  is stocked with an impressive selection of beer, wine and spirits. Custom cocktails, liquor options and champagne/wine toast packages are available upon request.

SECOND FLOOR

The Grand Ballroom accommodates both black-tie events with sit-down dinners and casual company mixers. The modern sound system, LCD projector and large projector screen allow speakers to easily share information with crowds of any size. The stage in the front of the room is ideal for performers, speakers and award ceremonies.

PARKING

Your guests enjoy private parking connected to the venue grounds. The Waters features an extended overhang in front of the main entrance, offering protection from the elements. A handicap-accessible entry and elevator is available with access to both floors of the building. 

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The Experience

The Waters has hosted a wide array of corporate events for businesses of all sizes. Our timeless decor provides an elegant setting for holiday parties, awards dinners, conferences, meetings, retreats, seminars and more.

The Waters provides a setting to inspire your employees to reach their full potential. You’ll see unmatched views of Lake Winnebago from all of our rooms, our Harbor Bar and our second-floor balcony at any time of year. Our harbor is a one-of-kind backdrop for group photos or a calming escape for moments of reflection.

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Preferred Partners

Guests at The Waters have had excellent experiences with our personally selected partners.

Catering

Our catering partners offer a wide selection of cuisine and service options to meet your needs, including sit-down service, buffet or family-style meals. All will fill your china, flatware and linen requests.

LaSure’s Banquets and Catering
(920)651-0796

Premier Waterfront Catering
(920)230-6289

The Roxy
(920)231-1980

Rye Restaurant
(920)380-4745

Zuppas
(920)720-5045

Our Favorite Vendors

Make an event that is uniquely yours with any vendors of your choice. This is a list of some of our trusted and  favorite in the area.

DJ
Matt’s DJ Service
(920)375-0809

Hotel
Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel
(920)230-1900

Florist
House of Flowers
(920)235-3737

Photographer
Colleen Bies
(920)273-1720

Videographer
Michael Gehrman Filmworks

 

 

 

 

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Our Satisfied Guests & Testimonials

 

“What an outstanding day and venue this Thursday!  Our entire TEC group, including those of us from Oshkosh, we’re blown away by the fit/finish/beauty of The Waters.  Thanks for your special attention.”
-Bob Coglianese, Vice President at Blended Waxes 

“Having The Waters as a fully private and exclusive venue for corporate meetings and cocktail/dinner events of any size is valuable beyond expectations. The house and setting are spectacular, but  the staff are what make every occasion truly special. The attention to detail, professionalism and genuine friendly hospitality of everyone at the Waters is its greatest asset and very much appreciated. The beautiful setting makes it a shining light on Oshkosh’s water.”
– Michaela Neuens-Bemis, Business Administration Manager,   Amcor

“We held a very successful fundraising event at The Waters. The gorgeous venue, paired with the staff’s expertise, energy and professional and attentive staff resulted in an incredible event beyond any of our expectations, and we look forward to holding future events at The Waters.”
– Julie and Lacey, Owners/Operators of
Julie’s Touch of Silver

 

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Envision your next business awards dinner, seminar, company holiday party or other corporate event at The Waters. Our pristine facility offers the latest audio and video technology, while providing a refreshing escape from the typical hotel conference center at any time of year.  Your reservation gives you and your guests exclusive access to all of The Waters, including our Harbor Bar, Grand Ballroom and our Lake Winnebago shoreline.