Host Events at CCAD


Whether you need a screening room to premiere your latest indie project or a spacious layout for your next company retreat, CCAD has you covered.

Available spaces

Canzani Auditorium

Feature a premiere speaker at your event, or host a company retreat in our fully equipped and spacious auditorium.

Canzani Screening Room

Our screening room features 4K theater capabilities and immersive theater sound for your film screening.

Multipurpose Rooms

Hold large meetings, conferences, strategic planning sessions, or team retreats in one of our versatile multipurpose rooms.

The Quad

The Quad has the perfect balance between compact and spacious for your outdoor event on our picturesque campus.

Loann Crane Center for Design, 3rd floor

Host a conference, dance, or other social event from the “big steps,” with iconic views of CCAD’s Art Sign sculpture and downtown Columbus.

Design Studios on Broad, Presentation Space

The Presentation Space is the perfect setting for breakout sessions during your meetings, as well as for enjoying refreshments and socializing after the work is done.

Choose Your Space

Find details on room capacity and pricing that fits your event.

Optional services

In addition to providing the perfect setting, CCAD has a number of supplementary services to make your event exactly what you want it to be.

  • CCAD Catering


    From boxed lunches to a fully plated meal, vegan to paleo, our on-campus dining partner, AVI Food Systems, provides catering services to suit your needs.

  • AV Support

    A/V support

    Audio/visual equipment and technical support provide you and your attendees with a smooth experience.

  • Chair Rental

    Table and chair rental

    Round to rectangular, tall tables to standard, we have your ideal seating arrangement covered.


Meetings, retreats, presentations, film screenings, children’s camps, and nonprofit events are all welcome! Heck, we’ll even help you get married here, if you want!

Yes! Contact us at [email protected] for more information on nonprofit and community organization rates. Our event specialist and team will work with you to deliver an amazing event.

We can host events for 4 to 400 people in a variety of spaces across our beautiful campus.

Yes, events hosted on the CCAD campus require a COI for the event.

Yes, parking for event guests is free and conveniently located on our campus.

Alcohol is permitted for guests 21+ when purchased through CCAD’s licensed catering services. You are not permitted to supply your own alcohol for events.

Get in Touch

If you’re ready to book your event—or have other questions—our team is here to help.