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The Ohio Union is a 318,000 square foot premier venue that is used by our students, university departments and corporate clients. It is the perfect place to host your next conference, meeting, holiday celebration, seminar, reception, banquet or special event.  Our dynamic spaces and professional event services team will make your event one to remember. Most of our rooms are flexible and can be set up in banquet, theater and classroom style to best suit your event needs.

To see our building layout, please review our building map.

Performance Hall/Potter Plaza

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Known for its beautiful high ceilings, colorful chandeliers, and large stage, the Performance Hall is the second largest room in the Ohio Union.  This extraordinary event space is equipped with its own tech booth, performance stage, outdoor patio, green room, and dressing room. This venue has been used for banquets, career fairs, and gala benefit dinners.

Included Built-In AV:

  • Sony Blu-Ray Disc/DVD Player
  • Cablevision with select HD channels
  • Crestron control panels
  • Clear-Com support
  • YPbPr auxiliary inputs
  • VGA inputs
  • LCD Projector
  • Lighting and audio console
  • 1/8 inch audio jack
  • Line Array speaker system
  • 1 Tascam CD recorder
  • Sennheiser hearing assistance
  • Phone line*
  • Built-in wireless microphones*
  • Video Switcher*
  • Ability to hang lights from lighting truss*
  • Microphones*

      *Items with AV charges

Fun/Fast Facts:

  • The Potter Plaza is attached to this venue, which is perfect to use for cocktail hour or outside receptions.
  • The east wall of this space opens up to the Potter Plaza and allows large amounts of natural light.


Banquet Layout:

Seats: Maximum 340 guests

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Classroom Layout:

Seats: Maximum 270 guests

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Theater Layout:

Seats: Maximum 500 guests

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