If your group is searching for one of the top Midwest conference center locations, then Creighton University is ready, willing and able to be your first choice every time you need a meeting or conference facility in or near Omaha, Nebraska. This outstanding and beautiful campus offers the usual meeting rooms, classrooms and auditoriums (seats 500) as well as other breakout rooms. Additionally, there's a beautiful 7000 square foot ballroom within their modern Harper Center facility. Creighton University is in a singular position to deliver everything you and your guests need for a flawless, memorable event!
These Nebraska conference center facilities are available all year long (subject to availability, of course.) Lodgings can potentially be provided for 845 people within the residence halls, and another 733 beds are available in suite-type housing. When necessary, guests may acquire overnight lodgings at nearby hotels as well. With a maximum capacity of 650 in theatre-style seating, the largest practical group would be 700 participants occupying up to 20 meeting and event rooms. Technologically, the Creighton conference facilities are state-of-the-art. The huge majority of meeting spaces within both the Skutt Student Center and the Harper Center include a LCD projector, a DVD/VCR combo player, and a computer. Moreover, the Skutt Student Center's ballroom is equipped with both wired and wireless microphones, adjustable lighting, and dual-screen projectors (laptop compatible) as well. High-speed WiFi is installed, and AV techs are available.
The campus has a full-service catering department at your disposal to accommodate everything from snacks and coffee service to a formal sit-down dinner and awards ceremony. Additionally, there are a number of retail food vendors, including a coffee shop and sports bar which offers, pizzas, burgers, milkshakes, etc. — sit down or to go — and even a convenience store, all on campus. The residence halls each have dining facilities as well.
Your guests are welcome to enjoy the Kiewit Fitness Center, which features a workout center, basketball and raquetball courts, a full-sized pool and hot tub, and an indoor track. St. John's Church is also available for Mass, and for meetings within the church's basement. There's even a shuttle running 19.5 hours of each day, servicing every area of the campus!
For those who care to go out and about or explore, Omaha, Nebraska has a number of attractions and venues, including the Old Market area, a premier arts and entertainment district which offers fine dining, shops and nightlife. For families, the Henry Doorly Zoo was recently named the "#1 Family Friendly Vacation Spot in the U.S."! Qwest Center lends its name to a facility offering big name concerts and sporting events. Or enjoy a stroll along the Missouri river at the Heartland of America Park. Then there's the Joslynn Art Museum and the Durham Western Heritage Museum… Guests will have a seemingly endless string of things to see and do!
With all these options available (and at highly competitive rates,) it's clear that these Omaha conference facilities are out to earn your business both now and in the long haul! It's rare that one finds such well developed, capable and affordable facilities all in one place, which makes Creighton University a unique venue, and the best choice for your gathering, conference or event!
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