Corporate Meetings and Conferences

Planning Your Corporate Meeting or Conference

We welcome the opportunity to host your organization's next event, large or small, at Creighton University. Situated in the heart of downtown Omaha, Creighton offers easy access to the airport, hotels, restaurants, and local entertainment. Small businesses, nonprofit organizations, government groups and educational associations have held their events with us with great success. Facilities available for rental include two grand ballrooms, a 500-person auditorium, and numerous meeting rooms for break-out sessions. 

Limited on-campus housing may be available during non-academic sessions.

To get started with your planning, please contact the Centralized Reservations Office by phone at 402-280-1493.


Facilities available for rental include two grand ballrooms, a 500-seat auditorium and numerous meeting rooms for break-out sessions. Your event at either Skutt or Harper Centers includes the following complimentary services for a competitive, all-inclusive rental fee:

    • Setup of room using your choice of tables and banquet chairs
    • Setup and use of stage units (in appropriate spaces)
    • Setup of dance floor (in appropriate spaces)
    • Setup and use of available audiovisual equipment including built-in house sound system, microphones, podiums, drop-down screens and ceiling-mounted LCD projectors. The system accommodates DVD, VHS or data storage devices and has an accompanying sound system.
    • Additional portable screens and LCD projectors
    • 27-inch, portable TVs
    • Complimentary wireless internet access on high speed network
    • Polycom conference phone (in appropriate spaces)
    • House speakerphones
    • Webcam (in appropriate spaces)
    • Grand piano (in appropriate spaces)
    • Pipe and draping (in appropriate spaces)
    • Supervision of event by facility staff
    • Post-event cleanup
    • Convenient and complimentary parking
    • Sodexo Catering will provide appropriate china, flatware, glassware, barware and standard linens, including tablecloths and napkins with minimum food purchases.
    • Limited event planning services by Skutt and Harper Event Coordinators including sharing examples of past successful events, room layouts and basic suggestions. This does not include full-scale coordination and event planning.

Additional event hours before and/or after normal building hours can be coordinated and negotiated with our staff. Building hours vary between Skutt and Harper Centers and in accordance with academic and holiday schedules.