Welcome Center

  • A sophisticated corporate event venue

  • Refined product expo, training, retreat, corporate meeting site

  • Close to downtown restaurants, shopping and hotels

  • Rentable meeting space in a sophisticated venue

Where community and university meet

St. Cloud State University’s Welcome Center is the ideal venue for events that bring people together to share ideas, herald achievements and build skills and knowledge.

Our staff’s personalized, customer-focused approach helps private, nonprofit and corporate event planners put together an outstanding event every time.

We’ve been the successful venue for

  • Corporate meetings and training.
  • Board meetings.
  • Skills and academic testing.
  • Insurance client meetings.
  • Exhibits.
  • Receptions.
  • Retreats.
  • Sales meetings.

Parking is easy at the Welcome Center. We can provide attached, indoor parking for clients.

Our site, just 1½ blocks off Division Street, means we’re within walking distance of St. Cloud's many restaurants, shops, entertainment venues and hotels.


We rent space for:

  • Conferences
  • Meetings
  • Presentations
  • Receptions
  • Trainings
  • Workshops
  • Press conferences

Our clients say:

I just wanted to say thank you for all (the) prep work you did for our event! Our suppliers loved the facility and couldn’t speak more highly of the parking and the rooms’ cleanliness and ease of use.

Jennifer Scheel
ePromos Promotional Products, St. Cloud

  • Find the space that fits for you

    Meeting spaces set theater style, discussion-friendly squares or rounds, laptops, presentation technology. We have what you need. If you don't see it, just ask.
  • Meet our partners

    We connect locally, nationally and even internationally through the center's many partnerships.

  • Reserve a space

    Our easy reservation system lets you choose the room, the technology and the amenities that suit your meeting or conference needs.