GATHERING / EVENT SPACES

The Jessie Ball duPont Center can host gatherings, meetings and special events of all sizes.

Conference Center & Seminar Rooms

Located on the second floor, the Jessie Ball duPont Conference Center comprises a Lecture Hall with stage, three adjacent Seminar Rooms and an adjacent catering kitchen. The Lecture Hall and Seminar Rooms may be reserved as a group, or independently.

The Lecture Hall seats 148 theater style, 96 at round tables and features free, secure WIFI, projector and screen, video and audio teleconferencing, wireless presentation, lecture capture and an assisted listening system for hearing impaired.

  • Seminar Room 201 seats 28 classroom seating, 18 at tables. It offers free, secure WIFI, video and audio teleconferencing and assisted listening system for hearing impaired.
  • Seminar Room 202 seats 28 classroom seating, 18 at table, and offers free, secure WIFI, video and audio teleconferencing, wireless presentation, digital whiteboard and assisted listening system for hearing impaired.
  • Seminar Room 219 seats 60 classroom seating, 32 at table, with free, secure WIFI, video and audio teleconferencing, wireless presentation, lecture capture, digital white board and assisted listening system for hearing impaired.

Learning Center

Located on the lower level, the Learning Center features a reception/registration lobby and four training rooms that can be used singly or in combination.

  • Training Room 038 seats 40 classroom style, 24 at tables, and offers free, secure WIFI, audio teleconferencing, digital white board and assisted listening system for hearing impaired.
  • Training Room 039 seats 40 classroom style, 24 at tables, and offers free, secure WIFI.
  • Training Room 043 seats 40 classroom style, 24 at tables, and offers free, secure WIFI.
  • Training Room 044 seats 40 classroom style, 24 at tables, and offers free, secure WIFI, video and audio teleconferencing, wireless presentation, lecture capture, digital white board and assisted listening system for hearing impaired.

Meeting Rooms

Located on the street and lower levels, four meeting rooms provide space for small group gatherings and private conversations.

  • Conference Rooms A & B (First Floor) offer seating for 4-6 people, with free, secure WIFI.
  • Conference Room 140 (First Floor) seats 8 people, with free, secure WIFI, video and audio teleconferencing and assisted listening system for hearing impaired.
  • Conference Room 042 (Lower Level) seats 28 classroom style, 18 at tables, with free, secure WIFI, audio teleconferencing, digital white board and assisted listening system for hearing impaired.

Board Room 318

Located on the third floor overlooking the roof garden, the Board Room seats 40 people with free, secure WIFI, video and audio teleconferencing, wireless presentation, digital white board and assisted listening system for hearing impaired.

The Great Hall

Located on the first floor, the Great Hall is a soaring, 3,500-square-foot space, with two-story glass walls overlooking Adams Street. It is adjacent to the main entry lobby and the central hallways of the Jessie Ball duPont Center. It features terrazzo floors, exotic tiled columns and a monumental staircase that rises to the second floor Concourse and provides an excellent location for presentations. The Great Hall has ample storage and flexible furnishings, making it an exciting venue for a variety of events. The Great Hall can accommodate 300 people and offers free, secure WIFI and assisted listening system for hearing impaired.

The Concourse

The Concourse is a 1,500-square-foot second floor space that overlooks the Great Hall and connects to the Conference Center. It can be used in conjunction with either the Conference Center or the Great Hall.

The Roof Garden

Located on the third floor, the Roof Garden is a roughly 3,000-square-foot open-air garden with paved and planted surfaces. With limited seating, it can accommodate 150 and is suitable for receptions and casual events.