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.
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, be assured that we are committed to making your event memorable from start to finish.
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, is currently under renovation and will reopen fall 2021. A Brand New U will offer an 85,000-square foot expansion to include a ballroom, a 300-seat auditorium, as well as meeting space. 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 four conference areas.
For larger events, including, but not limited to, sporting events, trade shows, concerts, graduations, and large banquets, Towson University offers first class venues at our sports complex. From SECU Arena that can accommodate up to 4,800 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.
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.
Occupancy: 1000 Seated
SECU Arena is located on the southwest edge of campus and is a state-of-the-art basketball facility which when transformed into a banquet venue seats 1000 guests. Large HD jumbotron and ribbon board enhance the experience along with concourse and adjoining rooms for VIP guest receptions or green rooms. Nearby guest parking completes this banquet venue.
Occupancy: up to 30 open square; up to 60 theatre seating
Four conference rooms each featuring carpeted floors, integrated technology, wi-fi connectivity, phone and LAN lines. Parking is available at the adjacent garage.
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 at the adjacent Union Garage.
Occupancy: approximate seating for 5,000 (dependent on set-up needs)
Stage available (size dependent upon customer needs)
Center hung video display, LEED ad ribbon board, PA system, green rooms, suites, concession stands.
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.
Occupancy: approximately 5,000 (dependent upon set-up needs).
Sports Options: Basketball, Gymnastics, Volleyball, Cheerleading
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.
North Side: 5,423
South Side: 5,688
Sports Options: Football, Lacrosse, 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.
Contact the Assistant Director, Towson Center Management for more information.