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Power Center Ballroom

Located on the top level of the Power Center, the ballroom features expansive, customizable event space for various sizes and types of functions.  The silver certified LEED space features a spectacular view of downtown from floor to ceiling windows and two outdoor decks. The ballroom is available to Alumni and Duquesne affiliated partners.

The ballroom can be configured to accommodate large scale banquets of 350 and lectures of 800, to mid-sized gatherings, wedding receptions or intimate cocktail receptions.

The Fides Shepperson Suite is conveniently located adjacent to the ballroom and is ideal for pre-dinner receptions or other event needs

Host your next event in the ballroom and receive:

  • Streamlined, comprehensive audio/visual services with on-site assistance
  • Diverse, convenient meal options to fit your event needs, prepared and served by skilled chefs and professional catering staff
  • A dedicated Events Coordinator for pre-event and day-of assistance
  • A variety of options for room configurations to accommodate large groups seated classroom, lecture, or banquet style, or small groups with breakout sessions as well as receptions and meals
  • On-site housekeeping staff to ensure your meeting space stays clean and fresh
  • Event set up and clean up at no additional cost
  • A venue that is onveniently located in Uptown, a short walk from Downtown Pittsburgh, along public transportation routes
  • A "green" event space located in a silver level LEED certified building
  • Affiliated parking rates for all guests in the nearby Forbes Avenue Garage

Parking

Guest parking is available in the Forbes Parking Garage at the affiliated guest rate. Contact your Event Coordinator to coordinate parking details for your event.

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Alternate Parking

Though every effort is made to accommodate parking for your event, spots cannot be guaranteed during peak garage hours (from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday during the academic year).

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Find Us

Coordinate all deliveries with Events Coordinator. Deliveries should be made via Watson Street Alley, located behind the Power Center, between Forbes and Fifth Avenues.

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Physical Address:
1015 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Mailing Address:
600 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15282

Shipping Address:
913 Bluff Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

Directions

The Power Center Ballroom is conveniently located in Uptown, a short walk from downtown, and easily accessed by public transportation.

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Directions to the Ballroom:

Via Forbes Parking Garage

Park in the Forbes Garage and go to level 8. Exit the garage and cross the Sklar Skywalk to the Ballroom lobby. Enter the Ballroom through the Fides Shepperson Suite.

Via Forbes Avenue

Enter the Power Center on Forbes Avenue. Take the elevator to Level 5. Exit the elevator and go straight to enter through the Fides Shepperson Suite.