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The Jerome Schottenstein Center – home of the Ohio State Buckeyes is a multi-use entertainment venue. The flexible facility hosts a wide variety of events including concerts, family shows, ice shows, NBA exhibition games, corporate meetings and more. 

Schottenstein Center capacities and seating configurations will be customized for your event. The lower-bowl alone can be configured specifically for shows with capacities from 3,000 to 7,000. The full arena can seat up to 20,000 depending on stage and production set-up. An elaborate curtaining system with a number of section breaks transforms the venue providing an intimate experience for guests and artists.

  • End Stage Seating (Sold 180 degrees) - Approximately 13,000
  • End Stage Seating (Sold 270 degrees) - Approximately 15,000
  • End Stage Seating (Sold 360 degrees) - Approximately 18,000
  • Center Stage - Approximately 20,000
  • Theater Set Up - Approximately 3,500-7,000
  • Basketball - Approximately 19,000
  • Hockey - Approximately 17,000

Available Services/ Unique Features

  • Full-service professional staff—experienced in Event Planning/Production, Marketing/Ticketing, Merchandise Sales, Security and Guest Services, Parking/Traffic Control
  • Full in-house catering services including executive chef and liquor license provided by exclusive caterer/concessionaire Levy Restaurants
  • Versatile outdoor plazas
  • Close proximity to the campus of The Ohio State University home to 30,000+ students.
  • Over 5,000 surface lot parking spaces on site and within a 10-minute walk.

Meeting Room Guide

The Schottenstein Center features several meeting rooms/ hospitality spaces to creatively accommodate your next business or social function. For details about our more intimate spaces, view our Meeting Room Guide.

Meeting Room Guide

Technology/ TV Production Guides


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