About VCU and Richmond
Our services include event logistics from booking meeting and event spaces to procuring audiovisual equipment and event security. We also work with external vendors and Facilities Management on services including equipment rentals, staging, setup and more. We take care of all details including:
We can arrange a room block for you at a nearby hotel. With multiple hotels in the area, we can assist in securing the best possible room rate for your group.
We work with VCU Parking and Transportation to provide visitor parking. Daily and hourly parking is available at the West Broad Street Parking Deck, West Cary Street Parking Deck, West Main Street Parking Deck and 8th Street Parking Deck. Our team will make parking arrangements and can even charter a bus for your event.
With central locations on campus, VCU’s dining centers provide easy access to retail food options within walking distance of your meeting location.
The Shafer Court Dining Center features all-you-can-eat buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A wide selection of entrees is available for each meal, including vegetarian options.
VCU Dining Services extends every effort to accommodate special dining needs and requests with advance notification.
Whether you are hosting an elegant dinner, throwing a celebratory luau or merely providing a coffee break for your participants, VCU Catering can meet your needs.
VCU’s catering staff takes pride in offering an array of food and beverages designed to meet the needs of any conference. Options range from box lunches and picnics to buffets and plated meals. VCU Catering and our staff work hand-in-hand to create incredible menus and the perfect atmosphere for any conference.
All catering contracts arranged through us give you access to VCU’s experienced catering staff, including a seasoned executive chef, skilled servers, an artistic pastry chef and a dedicated catering manager.
Event sponsors may choose to use other caterers from the metro Richmond area. We have established strong relationships with many of Richmond’s finest and can gather bids for your catered function.
Market your event through our many social media pages on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Snapchat, and LinkedIn.