Corporate meetings from 12 to 300 are readily accommodated in the
various paces at The Columbian.
Weekend evenings. These brisk, holiday times are routinely booked a year
in advance by satisfied companies returning for their annual Christmas parties.
and parties, The Columbian is also perfect for corporate events ranging
from planning retreats and executive dinners to sales and distributor
meetings. "The Columbian simply MADE our meeting. We'll be back!"
That's a frequent comment heard after a successful corporate meeting at
The Columbian has hosted executives from Fortune Top 100 corporations
Jane Alexander, Chairman of the National Endowment for the arts
State of Kansas Officials
The Kansas Wheat Commission
The Kansas Arts Commission
Sales meetings for distributors
Planning meetings for various groups of Kansas State
administrators and faculty
Event rooms include
the 288-seat Peddicord Playhouse, complete with stage and theatre lighting
and sound. With flexible seating, it can be configured in theatre style,
classroom style (tables and chairs) or "party" style (tables
and chairs and dance floor). The Swogger Gallery can accommodate 160 for
dinner, 200 for meetings or a Gallery Corner can be set up for a group
as small as 20. Other rooms are ideal for work sessions, retreats and
screen, chart pads and other meeting supplies are available.
The Columbian Special Events Coordinator is available to work with customers
in selecting which parts of the building suit their needs, establishing
needs for technical equipment and will gladly assist by recommending approved
Contact The Columbian,
785-456-2029 or 800-899-1893.