Setup Types | University of Portland

Setup Types

Banquet setup

Banquet Setup

One of our main setup types in the Bauccio Dining room. This setup maximizes space for seated dining events.  Our banquet tables are 60" across and seat 8 people comfortably.

Ideal for: meals, galas, weddings, workshops, and banquet ceremonies.

reception setup

Reception Setup

When your event does not require seating, a reception style setup is the way to go.

Ideal for: cocktail hours, social events, networking, and appetizer or dessert focused menus.

classroom setup

Classroom Setup

Allows guests to face the front of the room and provides a surface for note taking.

Ideal for: classes, trainings, presentations, and conferences. 

theatre style setup

Theatre Style Setup

Great for maximizing the number of guests in a space.

Ideal for: presentations, speakers, concerts, and ceremonies.

hollow u setup

Hollow U Setup

Nice for meetings when people want to collaborate with each other, while still leaving a side open to easily view a presentation.

Ideal for: workshops, presentations, conferences, and meetings.

hollow square setup

Hollow Square Setup

Great option that allows guests to face one another. This setup encourages participation.

Ideal for: conferences, committees, meals, and meetings.