• The first conference center: Arden House, Harriman, N.Y. (www.ardenhouse.com)

  • Year IACC was founded: 1981

  • Number of IACC conference centers in North America: 234

  • Primary types of meetings that use conference centers: small group meetings with an average size of 25-75 persons

  • Conference center categories: commercial, corporate-owned, university-sponsored

  • Number of new IACC conference centers in 2003: 12