Upgraded in 2021, the Great Hall is the anchor space for the Institute Conference Center. With multiple layouts to accommodate both large and small gatherings, the Great Hall provides ample space and flexibility to meet the needs of a broad range of events. The Great Hall is often used for trade shows, conferences, seminars, trainings, keynote speakers, receptions, dinners, and holiday parties. The Great Hall received new flexible walls, enhanced lighting, updated projectors and larger drop down screens along with HD audio system. 

Breakout Rooms located just outside the doors of the Great Hall offer an ideal space for snacks and beverages or meeting space for small breakout groups.

Room Configurations

Great Hall Overall

  • Total Square Feet: 8,400
  • Theater Seating: 750
  • Classroom Seating: 432
  • Banquet Seating: 512

Great Hall Divided in Half

  • Total Square Feet: 4,200
  • Theater Seating: 304
  • Classroom Seating: 204
  • Banquet Seating: 224

Great Hall Divided into Six Spaces

  • Total Square Feet: 1,386
  • Theater Seating: 84
  • Classroom Seating: 64
  • Banquet Seating: 72

Great Hall Breakout Room 102

  • Total Square Feet: 374
  • Conference Seating: 12

Great Hall Breakout Room 103

  • Total Square Feet: 374
  • Conference Seating: 12


Great Hall

  • 30′ ceilings
  • Dual front projection screens
  • Stage and risers
  • Convenient delivery access

Other Meeting Spaces


IALR’s Atrium is a bright, open entrance that can easily double as a reception, display space or event registration area. The avant-garde design mixes an open, airy feel with shafts of natural light to enhance the architecture of brushed metal and reflective glass. More than just a welcoming point, the Atrium can accommodate dozens of display booths for trade shows and conferences as well as reception space complete with beverages and hors d’oeuvres.



The Executive Auditorium is perfect for training sessions, seminars, presentations, lectures, or movie viewings. The classic tiered seating with convenient countertop desks allows plenty of room for materials and wireless devices. Excellent acoustics enhance the listening experience. Five access points make entrance and exit a breeze.


Business Conference Rooms

IALR’s business conference rooms provide well-appointed meeting space for multiple occasions, especially high-level meetings when a sophisticated, professional environment is essential. With impressive conference tables, plush high-back leather swivel chairs and technology in every corner, these rooms offer your meeting or luncheon the impact it deserves. Flat panel displays, table-mounted microphones, automated window shades and videoconferencing are just some of the features available.


Classrooms and Computer Labs

IALR’s classrooms and computer labs are excellent venues for corporate training, computer workshops and connecting with distant locations via videoconferencing.


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