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Event and Conference Services

Campus Venues

Event planning is our business. Our dedicated Event and Conference Services team is highly trained to anticipate your every need; we have the expertise to help you maximize the return on the investment when planning an event on campus. Whether you are planning a conference, a social event or a summer camp, rest assured that we are committed to making your event memorable from start to finish.


The success of your event begins with the right environment. From the latest audio-visual equipment, to Internet access to dedicated event planning and technical support, it’s all here to create a great meeting experience.


Towson University offers two unique venues to host events: University Union and the West Village Commons. The University Union, located in the center of campus offers 23,458 square footage of meeting space including large banquet space such as the Chesapeake Room and Potomac Lounge as well as eight rooms that can accommodate smaller events. On the west side of campus, the LEED Gold certified West Village Commons features 10,015 square footage of meeting space including a large ballroom and three conference areas.


For larger events, including but not limited to, sporting events, trade shows, concerts, and graduations, Towson University offers first class venues at our sports complex. From SECU Arena that can accommodate up to 4800 guests to Johnny Unitas® Stadium with a capacity of over 11,000 guests, we are certain we can meet your needs.


To gain a better idea, browse through the selections below.

Banquets and ballrooms

 

Chesapeake Room Banquet Style

Chesapeake Room

Occupancy: 342 Seated; 500 Reception

The Chesapeake Room is located on the third floor of the University Union building and overlooks Glen Woods. The room features hardwood floors, window treatments, flexible lighting, built-in sound systems and screens, and an outdoor balcony. The Chesapeake is also equipped with dividers, allowing the room to split into three smaller rooms. Parking is available at the adjacent Union Garage.



 

Potomac Lounge Banquet Style

Potomac Lounge

Occupancy: 286 Seated; 400 Reception

The Potomac Lounge is located on the second floor of the University Union building and features a parquet dance floor, new carpeting, fireplace, and a baby grand piano. Parking is available at the adjacent Union Garage.



 

West Village Ballrooms Banquet Style

West Village Ballroom

Occupancy: 400 Seated; 500 Reception

The West Village Ballroom is located on the fourth floor of the West Village Commons. Recently constructed, the room features wall-to-wall carpeting, and the most up-to-date technology for your sound and presentation needs. The Ballroom is also equipped with dividers, allowing the room to be split into three smaller rooms. Parking is available at the adjacent West Village Parking Garage.

Conference and meeting rooms

 

Conference Room Setup

Conference Rooms in the University Union and the West Village Commons

Occupancy: up to 42 open square; up to 100 theatre seating

Eleven conference rooms each featuring carpeted floors, integrated technology, wi-fi connectivity, phone and LAN lines. Parking is available at the adjacent garages.

Concerts

 

Paws Cafe Stage

Paws Café

Occupancy: up to 300 Festival (standing)

Paws Café, located in the University Union building, features 20’ x 30’ stage, in-house lighting, carpeted floors, and a nightclub/festival atmosphere. Parking is available for a small fee at the adjacent Union Garage.



 

 

Towson Center Arena

Towson Center Arena

Occupancy: approximate seating for 4,000 (dependent on set-up needs)  

Stage available (size dependent upon customer needs)

PA system, green rooms, suites, concession stands.

Ample parking.

 



 

 

Towson Center Arena

SECU Arena

Occupancy: approximate seating for 5,000 (dependent on set-up needs)  

Stage available (size dependent upon customer needs)

Center hung video display, LED ad ribbon board, PA system, green rooms, suites, concession stands.

Ample parking.

 

Trade Shows

 

Chesapeake Rooms Trade Show

Chesapeake Rooms

Space (located in the University Union building)
7,722 square feet of booth space.


Occupancy: Exhibit 72 tables.
Specialty lighting. Adjoining outdoor balcony and registration lobby.

Parking is available at the adjacent Union Garage.



 

Potomac Lounge Trade Show

Potomac Lounge

Space (located in the University Union building)
8,000 square feet of booth space.


Occupancy: Exhibit 63 tables.
Carpeted, data ports and telephone lines.

Parking is available at the adjacent Union Garage.



 

West Village Ballrooms

West Village Ballrooms

Space (located in the West Village Commons building)
7,840 square feet of booth space.


Occupancy: Exhibit 73 tables.
Carpeted. Specialty lighting. Adjoining registration lobby.

Parking is available at the adjacent West Village Parking Garage.

Sports Complex

 

 

Tiger Arena

SECU Arena

Occupancy: approximately 5,000 (dependent upon set-up needs).

Sports Options: Basketball, Gymnastics, Volleyball, Cheer Leading

Amenities: center hung video display and score board, LED ad ribbon board, digital scorer's table, hospitality areas, club seating, four suites, concession stands, team and officials locker rooms, press room, TV capable.

Ample parking.

 

Tiger Arena

Towson Center Arena

Occupancy: approximately 4,000 (dependent upon set-up needs).

Sports Options: Basketball, Gymnastics, Volleyball, Cheer Leading

Amenities: wood basketball floor, scoreboard, concession stands, team and officials locker rooms, PA system.

Ample parking.

 




 

 

Tiger Arena

Johnny Unitas® Stadium

Occupancy: 11,111

North Side: 5,423

South Side: 5,688

Sports Options: Football, Lacrosse, Field Hockey, Track

Amenities: video board, hospitality areas, president's suite, concession stands, team and officials locker rooms, press box, television broadcast capable, radio and coaches booths, open air camera deck.

Ample parking.

 

 

Outdoor Sports Fields Available


Contact the Assistant Director, Towson Center Management for more information.

Phone:  410-704-2763



 



Event and Conference Services
University Union Room 212
Phone: Reservations: 410-704-2600
Phone: Main Line: 410-704-2315
Fax: 410-704-3048

 


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