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Ritchie Center Venues

Meeting Spaces

The Ritchie Center has five different meeting spaces to accommodate groups of five to 300. Our event managers will work with you on the specifics of your event to deliver an exceptional experience for both you and your event attendees.

Our meeting spaces include:

Marion Gottesfeld Room

The Marion Gottesfeld Room provides an elegant space for small events and gatherings (30 – 150 people).

Adorned with eight Italian marble columns, the room features four, 15-by-25-foot trompe l'oeil murals in the bell tower and a magnificent Front Range view from our sun deck.

Room features

  • full in-house catering options
  • Wi-Fi access or LAN access
  • full audio and video support
  • sun deck for 20 people
  • Williams Tower, featuring a mural of the history of communication
  • proximity to Magness Arena
  • event overflow into the Gold Club

Room configurations

The Marion Gottesfeld room can be configured for several types of events, including:

  • banquet – seating for up to 100 people (pdf diagram)
  • reception – standing for up to 150 people (pdf diagram)
  • lecture – seating for up to 130 people (pdf diagram)
  • classroom – seating for up to 63 people (pdf diagram)
  • boardroom – seating for up to 30 people (pdf diagram)

Gold Club

Overlooking Magness Arena, the Gold Club can be configured for presentations, speakers, banquets and receptions.

Featuring an unobstructed view of Magness Arena, the Gold Club is ideal for gatherings held in conjunction with sporting events or as an overflow space for events held in the Marion Gottesfeld Room.

Room features

  • full in-house catering options
  • Wi-Fi access
  • audio and video support
  • overlooks Magness Arena
  • two LCD televisions

Room configurations

The Gold Club can be configured for several types of events, including:

  • banquet – seating for up to 100 people (pdf diagram)
  • reception – standing room for up to 150 people (250 when combined with the Gottesfeld Room) (pdf diagram)

Conference Rooms

Our three different conference rooms can accommodate groups of 12 to 60.

All rooms feature

  • Internet and phone access
  • whiteboards
  • wall or screen projection

4 south and north conference rooms

These conference rooms can accommodate meetings of up to 12 people and feature views of Magness Arena. They are ideal for small meetings or as breakout meeting spaces for events held in the Marion Gottesfeld Room.

3rd floor conference room

Located on the third floor of the Ritchie Center, this space can accommodate meetings for up to 18 people.


To check availability or reserve a meeting space, please contact Jessica Alley, Event & Operations Assistant, at 303-871-4731 or jessica.alley@du.edu, or complete the interest form below.

Submit a Ritchie Center Events Interest Form