Event and Meeting Space Amenities

The USG Conference Center,  conveniently located near downtown Rockville, contains everything for a successful meeting or event. From a 9,000 sq. ft. ballroom (scroll to the bottom of the page to see images), to classroom space to dining, all of your needs are provided for on campus, which means no lost travel time! This unique environment encourages the learning process throughout the day and helps to keep your meeting on schedule. We also provide catering and Café services for added convenience; and on site copy center for your event print needs from business cards to briefing materials. Leading the “Green” initiative, we have rooms available for rent in our LEED® certified Camille Kendall Academic Center. 

Questions? Call us at 301.738.6059. Or email us at sg-ces@umd.edu 

Montgomery County's Best Kept Secret

USG Conference Center is the perfect mix of conference & meeting space, on-site catering options, & state of the art amenities to meet the needs of your next event! Conference and Event Services is contained within three facilities located on 50 acres at the intersection of Darnestown and Shady Grove Roads, with access to meeting space totaling 300,000 square feet.  

You have access to a full-service porter, facility & audio visual service on call for the duration of your event, an on-site public university library, our own Green Grove Café, a bookstore & more! We even have an on-site copy center & business services for your convenience and of course, multiple lounges for your relaxation. With extended hours and overnight storage, USG has everything to accommodate your needs!

Our event planners provide planning, set-up, and technical support for over 1,000 events per year, and have a combined 29 years of services in event management at Shady Grove. Visit USG or schedule a tour and learn more about our venue.

Our event management team can also provide the following services:

  • Room direction and messaging services
  • Digital display all buildings
  • On-site event coordinator
  • A/V Tech Support
  • Software Installation
  • Assistance provided for furniture changeover on event day

We look forward to hosting your next event!  
Questions?  Email us at sg-ces@umd.edu