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Special Event Spaces & Facilities

Timken Great Hall

Timken Great Hall

The Timken Great Hall is the ideal venue for professional dinners, fundraisers, award ceremonies and lectures. Its contemporary, neutral design provides a blank canvas for any elegant decorating scheme.

The Mahoney Lobby, which accompanies the Timken Great Hall, includes a coatroom and soft seating. The Atrium adjoining Timken Great Hall is ideal for cocktail hours.


  • 6,000 square feet with 19-foot ceilings
  • Accommodates up to 400 guests
  • High-tech lighting options with preset cues
  • Simulcasting
  • Video recording services available

Dining Room

The bright and beautiful Dining Room creates a unique atmosphere for breakfasts, luncheons and intimate dinners.


  • Accommodates up to 175 guests
  • Access to a spacious outdoor patio

Outdoor Patios


The Fishers Foods and Belden Brick outdoor patios are perfect for outdoor cocktail hours and informal gatherings.


  • Beautifully landscaped
  • Scenic views of the campus and surrounding property
  • Directly accessible to the Conference Center interior