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Green & Gold Gala

The Grand Ballrooms at the Northern Center

Comprised of four spacious ballrooms that can be used individually or in combination, the Grand Ballroom features 18-foot ceilings, elegant furnishings and integrated technology. Each ballroom can host up to 300 guests theater style, while the Grand Ballroom hosts up to 1,000.

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Green & Gold Gala

Amenities

  • Rental of all tables and chairs
  • Fitted, Floor Length and Lap Length Linens
  • Standard AV including podium and wired microphone
  • Flipcharts, whiteboards, markers, easels and indoor directional signage
  • Free Wifi for all guests 
  • Access to award winning and versatile catering services
Inside the Northern Center
  • Abundant Free Parking in 2 Adjacent Lots
  • Two Elevators
  • Recently Renovated Restrooms
  • Bottle Fill Stations
  • Post Office (located in the Barnes & Noble Bookstore)
  • ATM (located outside Flagstar Bank)

Technical Specifications

Grand Ballroom

Comprised of four individual ballrooms, with retractable walls.

  • Dimensions: 64 ft. x 180 ft.
  • Square Footage: 11,520 
  • Ceiling Height: 18 ft.
  • Capacity: 1-1000
    • Banquet: 1-800
    • Rounds: 1-680 
    • Wedding/Gala (Rounds with Dance Floor): 1-460 
    • Theater: 1-1000 
    • Classroom: 1-648

Individual Ballroom

  • Dimensions: 64 ft. x 44 ft.
  • Square Footage: 2,816
  • Ceiling Height: 18 ft.
  • Capacity: 1-300
    • Banquet: 1-200
    • Rounds: 1-128
    • Wedding/Gala (Rounds with Dance Floor): 1-70
    • Theater: 1-300
    • Classroom: 1-152

Additional Resources

Room Rental Rates

Estimated Seating Guide

Northern Center Floor Plan

Explore Menus

Audio Visual Packages

Request Information

The Northern Center sales office is located in room 1104 on the first floor of the building. Contact us in person, over the phone, via email, or request information from the link below. 

Main: 906-227-2623

northerncenter@nmu.edu