University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown

Conference & Event Services

The Conference Center at Pitt-Johnstown can help identify the perfect campus location for your event.  Our campus combines a private, peaceful setting with internationally recognized service and amenities, attention to detail, and the latest in meeting-room technology.

The Conference Center annually hosts more than 200 events, which draw about 20,000 people to campus. The center also supports more than 800 internal student, faculty, and staff events each year.

The Pitt-Johnstown campus, located on 655 acres of beautiful woodlands in the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania, is the perfect setting for your special event.

The Conference Center provides the perfect venue for:

  • Meetings
  • Banquets
  • Seminars
  • Conferences
  • Spiritual Retreats
  • Trainings  
  • Educational Events
  • Weddings
  • Expos   
  • Workshops
  • Lectures
  • Youth Conferences  


Kathleen Clawson, Director of Conference Services
Joni Hoffman, Events Manager
Buddy Roth, Events Manager
Lydia Snyder, Event Services Assistant
The Conference Center at Pitt-Johnstown
450 Schoolhouse Road
Johnstown, PA 15904

Awards and Accolades

  • Leader for Best Practices in “One-Stop-Shop” Service by the Association of Collegiate Conference and Events Directors – International (ACCED-I)
  • Outstanding Institutional Achievement Award of the Association of Conference and Events Directors – International (ACCED-I). The award recognizes significant achievement in the collegiate conference industry by an institution based on a long-term development that represents a milestone in collegiate conference and events management.