David J. Prior Convocation Center

Convocation CenterThe David J. Prior Convocation Center, which seats 3,000 for sporting events and 3,600 for concerts or convention activities, opened in September 2011. The $30 million, 78,000-square-foot center houses a Box Office/Ticket Window, UVa-Wise Bookstore Retail Shop, Two Concession Stands (managed by Chartwell’s Dining Services), Main Athletic Court, Practice Court/Dining Area, and Outdoor Patio.

The Center will be open to hosting athletic contests, concerts, graduations/commencements, proms/after-prom parties, dances, conferences, conventions, trade shows, weddings/wedding receptions, and many other events. For more information on reserving space within the Center, please contact the Director of the David J. Prior Convocation Center Christopher Davis at 276-376-4505 or cdd3s@uvawise.edu.

Our staff will work to meet your needs and make your event the best it can possibly be.