Social Events

Our central Northeast Ohio location makes The NEW Center the perfect event venue for all of your social events, including fundraising, gala events, office parties and more. Our charming facility boasts 177,000 square feet of event space, including a spacious atrium with an illuminated waterfall and a grand ballroom with space for a dance floor, stage and buffet.

Fundraising Event

Fundraising Events

Wow your guests with a beautifully decorated space and cutting edge cuisine all in one place. Our open atrium is perfect for setting up raffle baskets and games that help with your fundraising efforts!

Gala Event

Gala Events

Galas are meant to be lavish, with exquisite food, a spacious dance floor and music to entertain your guests. Host a successful gala event at The NEW Center in our beautiful ballroom or spacious atrium.

Office Parties

Office Parties

Our full-service catering department and spacious rooms give the perfect platform for an exquisite and memorable party for your employees. Anything is possible—from office holiday parties to employee milestone celebrations.

Start Planning Your Social Event

To learn more about what The NEW Center can do for your event, fill out the form and we will contact you soon!

Every Detail Counts for Your Social Event

  • Delicious and nutritious catering service
  • Dining at The Bistro or Erie Island Coffee Shop
  • Multiple types of rooms to choose from all within one event venue—an auditorium, conference rooms, a grand ballroom and more
  • State-of-the-art telecommunication technology including smart boards, individual microphones, video conferencing equipment, etc.

A Central Location
for Your Guests

Located in Rootstown, Ohio, The NEW Center is just a short drive from Akron, North Canton, Kent, Youngstown, and other cities in the Northeast Ohio region. With hundreds of hotel rooms located within several miles of The NEW Center, shuttle service before and after your event can be arranged for your attendees. Our building is easy to find right off of I-76 and has plenty of complimentary parking available for your guests.

See for yourself how easy it is to get to our location – Schedule a free lunch and tour of The NEW Center today!

News & Events

4 Things to Consider When Planning Your Event Menu

The NEW Center is proud to announce that we’ve revamped and updated our catering menus! We’re proud to be able to offer a variety of delicious options for breakfast, lunch and dinner, all thanks to the experience and direction of our talented Executive Chef, Xavier Smith. Planning a menu for your event can feel daunting—how […]