Conference and Meeting Space Info

NOTICE:  The Erma Byrd Higher Education Center charges for all use of facilities and meeting space.  Rental rates are competitive.  For more information on rates please contact the Erma Byrd Center using the "Check Availability" form below.

Meeting space available for public use consist of standard classrooms equipped with WiFi Access, faculty workstations, document cameras, ceiling projectors, automated projector screens, lights, and blinds.  Our largest meeting space includes a lecture hall (auditorium) which has a holding capacity of up to 129 seats.

The following is a list of our rental rates for your information:

  • Rental rates are very competitive and each room is equipped with WiFi access, a computer workstation, a document camera, an overhead ceiling projector, and automated lighting and blinds).


NOTE:  If you would like to check availability "before" completing the required rental forms below, please complete the online form below (including the event type, date, time, number of attendees in your message) and click the "Check Availability" button.

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Small Conference Meetings

Small Conference Room Layout

  • Seats 6 - 8
  • WiFi
  • Electrical Outlet(s)
  • Whiteboard
  • Telephone

Rent a Table in the Student Atrium

Informational / Registration Table

  • 6 foot table
  • Chairs (included)
  • Electrical outlet (per request)

Classroom / Training Space

Instructional Layout

  • Seating Capacity (24 - 30)
  • Fully Equipped
    • WiFi
    • Workstation
    • PowerPoint Projector
    • Document Camera

Auditorium / Lecture Style Space

Lecture / Instructional Layout w/fold down desk tops

  • Seating Capacity (129 seats)
  • Fully Equipped:
    • WiFi
    • Workstation
    • PowerPoint Projector
    • Stage area
    • Document Camera


"The room was ready and clean.  Ms. Moten and all the staff are very helpful.  I enjoyed being in a room with large windows and a lovely view."  ~Amy Brekeller, United States Census

"The facility and the staff were great! It was a convenient location for community partners and helped make our event a huge success!" ~Beverly Sharp, Southern WV Re-Entry Council Meeting

"The EBHEC is a perfect venue for meetings, seminars, and workshops planned by businesses with a variety of spaces available.  We appreciate the hospitality of your staff and plan to return soon."  ~Ellen Taylor, President & CEO, Beckley-Raleigh County Chamber of Commerce Education Committee

"The staff was exceptional. Truly enjoyed the help and effort of the staff." ~Christopher Kimes, Youth and Legislative Director, WV Healthy Kids and Families Coalition, Our Children Our Future Campaign

"Tour of the facility prior to usage was very informative. The facility was clean, well equipped and overall an excellent location for the class." ~Dean Capehart, WV Governors Highway Safety Program

"Perfect -- Good space for presentation interactions." ~Donald L. Stennett, Deputy Director, WV Public Defender Services