With over nine years of event-planning experience, our Event Services staff are committed to helping you achieve your vision for your event. From helping put together timelines to attending committee meetings as asked, we look forward to working to make your event a success.
In order to keep our costs low, our facility provides a minimal amount of staffing for your event. We provide custodial and security staff throughout your event to ensure the cleanliness of the facility, to provide security throughout the campus and to act as emergency responders.
Our facilities team will set up the room and have it ready by the designated time. Due to a limited amount of staffing, if there are changes to the setup with 24 hours of your event, you may be charged for additional staffing costs to re-set up the room. Plan to have volunteers or your staff on hand for any last-minute touches. We do not set up linens, lighting or anything that does not come with the facility.
No. Unfortunately, with our busy schedule we cannot risk damaging our audio system, and we ask that anyone who needs sound equipment in addition to our microphone system should rent their own.
Everything in the conference center is available at the price listed for the rental. This includes:
The Conference center does not require any certain caterer or have a recommended list of caterers for use in the facility. Most caterers in Pierce County have done some sort of work with the McGavick Center, and we are happy to work with any of your vendors to provide a seamless experience for your event.
Yes. We ask that you:
Currently the kitchen facility houses our daily food service for students. The company leasing that space, Consolidated Food Management, requires a separate contract for caterers or events to use our kitchen. Please contact Consolidated Food Management directly.