The Conference and Event Center at the Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management was, from conception, created to accommodate both the variable space requirements of a professional conference and the exacting technological demands of multi-media presentations.

Events

  • Ballroom: hosts up to 200 guests for a plated or buffet meal or 500 guests for a cocktail reception
  • Wine Room and Patio: adjacent to the ballroom
  • Grand winding marble staircase
  • “Romeo and Juliet” balcony
  • Rich stone walls and Tuscan tile floors
  • Chef-Inspired Menus
  • House linens
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Tables and chairs
  • Centerpieces
  • Drop down screen
  • LCD Projector

Professional Conferences and Meetings

  • Multiple meeting rooms, presentation rooms and amphitheaters for a small meeting to a conference of 100 guests
  • High-speed wireless internet access
  • Laptop outlets through presentation space
  • Business center equipped with computers, laptop ports, copier and fax
  • Conveniently accessible from both Downtown Denver and the Denver Technological Center

Knoebel Events: 2044 East Evans Avenue, Denver, CO 80208

The University of Denver campus is easily accessible from I-25, the main route running through the Denver metro area. Campus lies just south and west of the intersection of I-25 and University Blvd.

Knoebel Events

From the east (Denver International Airport)

  • From the airport, take Pena Blvd. to I-70 West (exit to the left)
  • Take I-70 to I-25 South (Exit 274)
  • Take I-25 to University Blvd. (Exit 205)
  • Turn right on University Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Evans Avenue.
  • Turn left onto S. High Street.
  • Take an immediate left into the parking structure.
  • After parking, exit the parking structure on the east side.
  • The Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management will be to the right and is distinguished by a red dome.

From University Blvd.

Campus runs along the right-hand (west) side of University Blvd., between Buchtel Blvd. and Harvard Ave

From the west

  • Take I-70 to 6th Avenue East (Exit 261)
  • Take 6th Avenue to I-25 South
  • Take I-25 to University Blvd. (Exit 205)
  • Turn right on University Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Evans Avenue.
  • Turn left onto S. High Street.
  • Take an immediate left into the parking structure.
  • After parking, exit the parking structure on the east side.
  • The Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management will be to the right and is distinguished by a red dome.

By Lightrail

You can reach campus from RTD light rail lines E, F and H3 . Exit the train at the University of Denver station, which is at the north end of campus.

From the north and south

  • Take I-25 to University Blvd. (Exit 205)
  • Turn south on University Blvd.
  • From the airport, take Pena Blvd. to I-70 West (exit to the left)
  • Take I-70 to I-25 South (Exit 274)
  • Take I-25 to University Blvd. (Exit 205)
  • Turn right on University Blvd.
  • Turn left onto Evans Avenue.
  • Turn left onto S. High Street.
  • Take an immediate left into the parking structure.
  • After parking, exit the parking structure on the east side.
  • The Fritz Knoebel School of Hospitality Management will be to the right and is distinguished by a red dome.

By Bus

You can reach campus via three RTD bus routes:

  • Route 21 –  Runs east/west from Lakewood to Aurora
  • Route 24 –  Runs north/south along University Blvd., from C-470 to 41st Ave.
  • Route 79 –  Runs east/west from south Denver to Aurora

 

Guidelines

Reserving a Date

  • Potential clients are asked to contact Patty Farmer, director of sales at 303.871.4438 to check availability and reserve a tentative space on our event calendar.
  • Clients will need to choose their menu and complete an event order at least three weeks prior to their event. This may be done in person or electronically.
  • Clients may be required to provide a deposit and complete an event contract at that time.
  • If this is not completed within the allotted time, the space will be released for sale.
  • Additional insurance charges may apply depending on the size and nature of the event.

Payment

  • Clients will be presented with an invoice at the end of the event–payment is due at that time, less any advance deposits.
  • If there are any incidental charges not covered by this invoice, these must be settled within thirty days of the event.
  • Cash, valid credit cards, verifiable checks, and University of Denver organization numbers are considered acceptable forms of payment.

Food/Beverage Removal Policy

  • Due to health and liquor code regulations, it is the policy of the Conference and Event Center at the KSHM School and the University of Denver that excess food and beverage items from events may not be removed from the facility.

Event Guarantees/Changes

  • Final guest count guarantees are due to us seven business days prior to the event.
  • If you do not contact us with a final count, we will prepare for the initial number of guests and charge accordingly.
  • Clients are subject to an additional surcharge ($150) when any changes are made to an existing order less than three business days prior to the event.
  • There are no assurances that we will be able to accommodate any last minute changes or additions.

Food/Beverage Removal Policy

  • Due to health and liquor code regulations, it is the policy of the Conference and Event Center at the KSHM School and the University of Denver that excess food and beverage items from events may not be removed from the facility.