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Meetings at The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center in Columbus, OH

Impress your guests at our state-of-the-art conference and event space. The Blackwell Inn and Pfahl Conference Center, located on Ohio State's campus, is the ideal venue for a corporate event, training seminar, banquet, wedding, or conference.  We offer about 20,000 square feet of meeting and event space throughout multiple event rooms, complete with cutting-edge technology and an expert staff to assist you in planning and executing the perfect event. Additionally, our hotel has 151 guestrooms and suites to accommodate all your event attendees.

Our Event Venues Include:

  • Grand Ballroom

    3,900 square feet (dividable into thirds) | Capacity: 300
  • Patio

    Next to the ballroom | Capacity: 500 or 380 under a tent
  • Executive Boardroom

    Capacity: 24
  • Pfahl 140

    2,675 square feet (tiered classroom) | Capacity: 110
  • Pfahl 202, 302

    1,600 square feet (tiered classroom) | Capacity: 60
  • Pfahl 230, 240, 330, 340

    845 square feet (conference room) | Capacity: 32 Classroom; 24 U-Shape
  • Breakout Rooms (7)

    192 square feet | Capacity: 8
  • Pre-Function / Registration Space

    Outside of the ballroom and meeting rooms in Pfahl Conference Center

Meeting Facility Amenities:

  • Smart Podiums with Audio-Visual Equipment and Lighting Controls
  • Built-in Audio-Visual Equipment (LCD Projectors, Screens, Players and Sound Systems)
  • High-speed Wi-Fi Internet Access
  • Individual Computer Access with Ethernet Connections
  • In-House Event Professionals

Be Fulfilled

The care taken to prepare a banquet at The Blackwell Inn extends to the food provided for meetings, conferences and special events.  Be it a corporate event or a casual luncheon, our culinary team offers catering for 2 to 300 people.   Check out our delightful banquet menu here as well as seasonal favorites for lunch and dinner.