participants at an event in the Validakis Courtyard

Plan an Event

With flexible facilities, stunning views, and a wide range of customizable services, Stanford GSB is an ideal venue for nearly any kind of meeting or event. Our expert event planners are available to help with every detail.

Events hosted at the Knight Management Center must be related to the university’s academic, research, or programmatic mission. Events must also be sponsored and comply with our policies.

Indoor Venues

CEMEX Auditorium Floor-to-ceiling windows, high-end acoustics, and the latest technology, making it an ideal location for large lectures, panel discussions, and other theatrical events. Reserve CEMEX
Seawell Boardroom Breathtaking views make the Seawell Family Boardroom an ideal location for both business meetings and elegant receptions.
Vidalakis Dining Hall A large space with an elegant ambiance that’s ideal for your formal event or professional meeting.

Outdoor Venues

King Community Court Use in conjunction with indoor space reservations for a full-scale conference, or on its own for an expansive outdoor banquet.
Town Square This easy-to-find location at the heart of the Knight Management Center is perfect for an outdoor reception or banquet.
Stanford GSB Bowl Use this beautiful space as an informal amphitheater with seating on the grass, or for formal reception or banquet.
Campus Drive Grove This lovely grass area is great for catered meals.
Campus Drive Lawn Slightly smaller than Campus Drive Grove, this grass area is also great for catered meals.

Request a Venue Reservation

To reserve all Stanford GSB venues except CEMEX Auditorium, complete and submit the venue reservation request form no later than seven days before your event. We will notify you within 72 business hours whether the venue you requested is available.

CEMEX Auditorium is a university resource booked through 25Live.