The Berry Room is one of greater Dayton's premier banquet and conference room facilities. Contemporary yet refined, the Berry Room is an ideal location for your next corporate meeting, conference, seminar, wedding reception, banquet, teleconference, or dance. In addition, the facility is available for receptions before shows and sporting events.

The Berry Room is flexibly designed to accommodate groups of up to 400 people for theatre-style presentations and 250 for banquets or receptions. Our event coordinator can subdivide the 5,280 square foot room into one, two, or three rooms with recessed, movable walls to match your event size. Additional breakout rooms and the concourse overlooking the arena are also available.

Please contact Lee Guild at (937) 775-3670 to help you plan your event.

Services/Equipment Available (additional charges will apply)

  • Full Service Catering
  • Portable 21' x 21' Dance Floor
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Risers
  • Internet Access
  • Telephone Lines
  • Signage

Rental Rates


Without Catering

With Catering ($250 minimum)

Space Size Full Day Half Day Full Day Half Day
Berry Rooms 1-3 120'x38' $600 $375 $420 $275
Berry Room 1 40'x38' $250 $175 $175 $125
Berry Room 2 40'x38' $250 $175 $175 $125
Berry Room 3 40'x38' $250 $175 $175 $125
Outdoor Patio - $50 when booked with Berry Room
Trade Shows (Rooms 1-3) $550 $550
Press Room $150 $110 $110 $80
Concourse Party Decks*
Mountain Dew Deck* $200 $125 $150 $100
Verizon Deck* $200 $125 $150 $100
Mt. Dew & Verizon Decks* $350 $200 $250 $150
*Also available during arena events: Event tickets and catering order required.

The Event Coordinator will determine if the booking will be charged for a full or half day and the number of rooms required for your event. Please call
(937) 775-3670 to speak with someone who can help you plan your event. Costs include tables/chairs, set up, tear down, and cleaning. We use 6 foot oval tables, white linens, and china. Rates do not include audio/visual service and equipment, signage, phones, security guards, risers, or other expenses. Signage is recommended for: banquets, conferences, proms, and evening events - add $80 per agreement.

Event Information and Policies


Prior to the event, a contract will be sent to you. This must be signed and returned to our office with the required certificate of insurance before confirmation can be made.

Food & Beverage

Wright State University's Nutter Center has an exclusive catering contract with Chartwells. No food or drink may be brought into the Berry Room. Please visit our Catering page for details.

Alcoholic Beverages

Our policy requires that any event serving alcohol must have security officers present. This service will be handled by the event coordinator and will be charged to the client at $20 per hour, per officer, with a 3 hour minimum.

Getting to the Berry Room

The Berry Room is located immediately North of I-675 and North Fairfield Road (exit 17) at the corner of North Fairfield Road and Colonel Glenn Highway on the third floor of Wright State's Nutter Center. When facing the front entrance of Wright State's Nutter Center, the Berry Room is located on the far right.


Free parking is available in Lot 1, which is conveniently located on the same level as the Berry Room. Both the parking lot and the Berry Room are accessible to persons with physical disabilities. Please visit our Directions & Parking page for additional details.


Accommodations near Wright State's Nutter Center are plentiful and affordable. Please visit our Hotels page for additional information.