Banquets & Receptions

John Brown University is your one-stop-shop for everything you need to host your next banquet or reception.Our friendly events staff will work alongside you on each step of the planning process from room layout to catering to audio and visual needs and everything in between. We understand that events can be expensive, so we customize events based on your customized budget. Our culinary experts can whip up an impeccable menu in our on-site, industrial kitchen for an unforgettable dining experience. JBU offers the latest presentation technology in our event spaces and employs qualified, professional technicians to be present at each event for technical  support.  Need decorations? The Events Staff will consult with you on the latest decor trends and brainstorm the perfect decoration for your event. When hosting an event at JBU, you simply explain your vision and watch it fall into place.

 

Here are the spots on campus we think are superb for hosting banquets and receptions:

 

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Simmons Great Hall

Perfect for large banquets, but can also be converted into two or three smaller rooms at your convenience.
Maximum capacity: 600

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Dye Conference Room

Located just off the Simmons Great Hall, and is excellent for a smaller meetings and luncheons.
Maximum capacity: 50

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Chancellor's Dining Room

Located just off the Simmons Great Hall, and is excellent for a smaller meetings and luncheons.
Maximum Capacity: 12 - 18

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