Olin Business School at Washington University in St. Louis | Groups


The Charles F. Knight Executive Education & Conference Center offers elegant accommodations, which include 66 guest rooms, lounges, and dining areas that provide beautifully prepared meals.

Located on the campus of Washington University in St. Louis, the Knight Center facilitates dialogue between students and faculty, corporate and community leaders, and managers from widely diverse locations and industries. As a result, it offers an environment that stimulates both creative and strategic thinking.

Groups can choose from several meeting spaces to best fit their objectives:

  • 3 tiered classrooms, seating up to 106 – ideal for large and formal presentations
  • 3 flat classrooms, seating up to 60 – ideal for collaborative planning and working sessions
  • Formal corporate boardroom with seating for 26
  • Beautiful formal dining room with seating for 180
  • Private dining rooms with seating for 20 to 100
  • 16 breakout/conference rooms near classrooms
  • 9 breakout/conference rooms on hotel floors for overnight guests

State-of-the-art technology is integrated seamlessly throughout our spaces, including:

  • Power and wireless Internet access at virtually every seat
  • Video conferencing and recording
  • Audiovisual command center operated by full-time experts
  • Podiums with 2 computers and touch pads to control presentation commands, video, audio, overhead screens, and lighting