Fawcett Event Center

2400 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus OH  43210

Phone: (614) 292-1342

Fawcett Event Center

Opened on April 23, 1972
In Columbus, Ohio.
Former president Novice G. Fawcett’s commitment to life- long learning and making the university a resource for the people of Ohio was demonstrated by the construction of a building named the Fawcett Center for Tomorrow in honor of his retirement in 1972. Following his retirement, Fawcett continued his close association and positive contributions to Ohio State, maintaining an office in the Fawcett Center for many years.

Today, the Fawcett Event Center continues his mission of learning and offers a complete meeting and conference center, and is the home of the Ohio State Department of Athletics and WOSU stations. His former office is beautifully decorated and furnished, and serves as the Fawcett Library, inviting small groups of up to 12 for executive sessions, working luncheons or private meetings.


Fawcett Event Center is a full-service conference and event facility can accommodate groups of from 5 to 500.

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Categories: Convention Center, Event Planning, University

Hours

Mon: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tue: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Fri: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm



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Past Events

Mother's Day Brunch

Mother's Day Brunch
10:00 am - 05/13/2018

At Fawcett Event Center

Cost-Effective Approaches to a Safe and Healthy Home

Cost-Effective Approaches to a Safe and Healthy Home
09:00 am - 04/24/2018

At Fawcett Event Center

Registration is open for the Spring Healthy Homes Forum, a one day educational and networking event offering an exciting national known keynote speaker, Dr. David...

TypeOneNation Summit

TypeOneNation Summit
09:00 am - 04/15/2018

At Fawcett Event Center

Enjoy a day full of educational and inspirational activities to help you and your loved ones better manage life with type 1 diabetes (T1D). Leading experts in research,...

Opioid Symposium

Opioid Symposium
08:30 am - 04/03/2018

At Fawcett Event Center

Opioid and heroin abuse has become a public health crisis across the United States and Ohio’s public libraries are not immune from this crisis. This event is designed...

DAV RecruitMilitary Columbus Job Fair

DAV RecruitMilitary Columbus Job Fair
11:00 am - 03/29/2018

At Fawcett Event Center

DAV and RecruitMilitary are proud to present a job fair for veterans in Columbus! Among the companies attending RecruitMilitary's event are Accenture, Aetna, Inc.,...

Women Coming Together Conference

Women Coming Together Conference
09:00 am - 03/09/2018

At Fawcett Event Center

We invite you to attend the 24th annual Women Coming Together Conference. Since 1994, Women Coming Together has organized an annual luncheon to provide an opportunity...

Dialogue with NPR's Sam Sanders

Dialogue with NPR's Sam Sanders
06:00 pm - 03/06/2018

At Fawcett Event Center

Sam Sanders, host of NPR's "It's Been A Minute," is coming to Columbus on March 6! He'll be talking with Tanisha Robinson of BrewDog USA and Merry Korn of Pearl...

NPR's How I Built This with Guy Raz LIVE ft. Jeni Britton Bauer

NPR's How I Built This with Guy Raz LIVE ft. Jeni Britton Bauer
07:00 pm - 02/08/2018

At Fawcett Event Center

NPR’s 'How I Built This with Guy Raz' is going live! On Thursday, February 8, in Columbus, join program creator and host Guy Raz in conversation with Jeni Britton...

Ohio Asphalt Paving Conference

Ohio Asphalt Paving Conference
08:00 am - 02/07/2018

At Fawcett Event Center

The Ohio Asphalt Paving Conference is a collaborative effort of state and local government, academia and the asphalt industry to present practical, usable technologies...

Mary Ellen Wewers Tobacco Lecture 2017

Mary Ellen Wewers Tobacco Lecture 2017
05:00 pm - 12/05/2017

At Fawcett Event Center

Join the College of Public Health for the Mary Ellen Wewers Tobacco Lecture 2017. This year’s lecture features Brian A. King, PhD, MPH the Deputy Director for...

Dental Hygiene Symposium

Dental Hygiene Symposium
09:00 am - 12/01/2017

At Fawcett Event Center

This program will provide dental hygienists with relevant and practical information that can be applied immediately in their dental practice. Participants will...

Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America
07:00 pm - 11/06/2017

At Fawcett Event Center

Please note that registration for this free(!) event is required. Pulitzer Prize winning historian Frances FitzGerald is giving a talk, detailed below. Talk...

“Medical Management of Caries – Why Silver Diamine Fluoride is t

“Medical Management of Caries – Why Silver Diamine Fluoride is t
06:00 pm - 10/25/2017

At Fawcett Event Center

Silver Diamine Fluoride has been used around the world for decades, but only recently gained FDA approval in the US. Uptake in pediatric dentistry has been swift,...

2017 Transforming Care Conference

2017 Transforming Care Conference
09:00 am - 10/19/2017

At Fawcett Event Center

The Equitas Health Institute for LGBTQ Health Equity is hosting the 2017 Transforming Care: LGBTQ & HIV/AIDS Health Equity Conference on October 19-20 at The Ohio...

Life Expo

Life Expo
10:00 am - 10/14/2017

At Fawcett Event Center

Petland is sponsoring the this wonderful event! LIFE Expo for Boomers+ is a new event designed to celebrate and connect the Baby Boomers of central Ohio with the...

Issue 2 Forum

Issue 2 Forum
07:00 pm - 10/11/2017

At Fawcett Event Center

Confused about Issue 2? LWVMC has partnered with NBC4 to present a forum on this issue. Experts from both sides will answer questions about the issue, and Colleen...

2017 Fall Workshop

2017 Fall Workshop
10:00 am - 09/26/2017

At Fawcett Event Center

Registration for the Fall Workshop is open! The 2017 Fall Workshop will be held in at Fawcett Center in Columbus on Tuesday, September 26. We've got some great...

Rebel Road Trip Ohio State Tailgate Party

Rebel Road Trip Ohio State Tailgate Party
09:30 am - 09/23/2017

At Fawcett Event Center

The UNLV Alumni Association and the Rebel Athletic Fund have partnered to offer a special package for alumni and fans for the exciting Rebel Football game against...

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