Situated in the heart of Fort Wayne’s northern medical district on Dupont and Diebold Roads, Manchester University’s College of Pharmacy campus is the ideal location for your next meeting or conference. This 80,000-square-foot LEED Gold certified building features state-of-the-art facilities and attractive, contemporary settings for meetings, conferences, and seminars – featuring flexible spaces and top-rate technology.
Whether you’re looking for a comfortable and relaxing environment for a dinner, or a creative thought-provoking classroom space, this venue has a little bit of everything!
Upon entering the building, guests are welcomed by an impressive atrium. This visually stunning space, with its 48-foot ceiling and windows, serves as a unique backdrop for a reception. Guests will also enjoy visiting the adjoining art gallery.
The Manchester University Conference Services staff works hard to make your event outstanding and easy! The team works with you every step of the way to plan even the smallest detail of your event, including room layouts, catering services, overnight lodging, security and audio-visual services. An on-site technology team is available should you need assistance.
Auditorium - This is the perfect facility for large presentations or training sessions. The 150-seat auditorium offers video capture, a desktop computer and document camera, a 4,000-lumen projector and screen, both handheld and lapel microphones, and an inviting green room for presenters. Guests using the auditorium will appreciate the tablet desk at each chair for note-taking.
Conference Rooms - Flexible meeting space is a priority for today’s top events. Conference rooms can be configured to make one large conference space totaling just over 2,100 square feet, or divided into three smaller meeting spaces for breakout sessions. The large conference layout can accommodate up to 130 guests for a catered meal or 150 guests for a presentation. All three conference rooms offer wireless internet, built-in screens, digital projectors, computers, assisted listening devices and built-in audio and PA systems.
Dining Lounge Space - The café is an excellent complement to the formal presentation areas of the conference rooms and auditorium – and perfect for a casual reception. This space will accommodate 80 people and features access to the outdoor patio.
Classroom Space - During select hours and on weekends, classrooms may be rented.
The Manchester University Conference Services staff can provide a list of the area’s finest catering businesses, and is glad to work with your selected caterer to ensure all details of your event are covered.
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Facility Type: University
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