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The Babson Executive Conference Center team

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The dedicated team at our IACC-accredited facility is excited to partner with you to deliver a rewarding experience tailored to your participants and your organization.

Regardless of the size of your group, you’ll benefit from an extraordinary level of personalization and support from an empowered staff that’s trained to anticipate your needs. Whether it’s the technology setup or your group’s unique dietary requirements, we handle all the details so you can spend your time and energy focused on getting results.

Our Team

James Flaherty

James Flaherty

General Manager


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Alicia DoVale

Director of Sales & Marketing


Athena Gewlas

Athena Gewlas

Assistant General Manager


Nicholas Eltz

Executive Chef and Beverage Manager

Cory Templehof

Food & Beverage Manager

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Committed to Sustainability

Partnering with Babson College and implementing sustainability practices in our business not only allows us to make a difference, but let’s our guests and associates know that we care, not only about the environment, but about them.


  • Reduced-energy compact fluorescent lighting throughout the facility, including guest rooms
  • Extensive use of recycled paper products, plastic free containers, straws, and utensils
  • Dumpster with cardboard compactor to reduce landfill volume
  • Extensive use of Green Seal-certified biodegradable cleaning products
  • Energy-saver systems and devices throughout conference rooms
  • Guests are offered filtered water in lieu of bottled water
  • Recycling containers

Guest Rooms

  • Green cleaning, emphasizing biodegradable products and reusable containers
  • Reusable glasses and mugs
  • Towel and sheet re-use program
  • Eco-friendly shower and bath products
  • Low-flow plumbing


  • Our chefs use organic, local, and farmed-fresh foods whenever possible
  • We are committed to using RBGH-free dairy products
  • Only fairly traded coffee is offered
  • We avoid using seafood that is threatened or endangered, and our fish is never frozen
  • Food waste is composted into soil at regional farms
  • Waste Not program used to reduce food waste
  • Controlled portions for less waste

Accessible Features of Babson Executive Conference Center

Accessible areas at the Babson Executive Conference Center include: fitness room, Sorenson Commons dining room, meeting spaces, parking garage, front entrance, elevators, and registration desk.

Accessible features:

  • Public entrance to the accessible guestrooms
  • Accessible route from the public entrance to the registration area
  • Accessible route from the hotel’s entrance to the meeting room areas
  • Accessible route from the hotel’s public entrance to Sorenson Commons and Bottom Line Lounge
  • Accessible route from the hotel’s public entrance to the fitness room
  • Accessible transportation with advance notice
  • Room accessible by request
  • Visual alarms for hearing impaired in hallways and public areas
  • Braille elevators
  • Level/ramp entrance into the building
  • Service support animals are welcome