The Pointe Conference Center
This unique conference venue in the Walter Pyramid offers a perfect setting for banquets, receptions, celebrations and business meetings. Located in the northeast corner of the Walter Pyramid, the Pointe is a first-rate facility for conferences, banquets and receptions. The Gallery reception area provides a unique backdrop for each occasion. The Pacific Sunset Room, provides banquet space for up to 200 people, theatre style seating for 350 or may be divided in half to meet the needs of smaller programs. More intimate seminars and programs of 20-60 people may be hosted in the Frank Bowman Summit Room.
Opening The Pointe in 1996, brought to life two long held dreams by the Housing and Residential Life Office: creating an Educational Center for Residential Life programs and events, as well as providing a first-rate facility for banquets, receptions and conferences.
Carved from an 8500 square foot triangle in the northwest corner of The Walter Pyramid, the elegantly curved wall and drop lighting along The Gallery reception area provides a unique backdrop for each occasion. The Pacific Sunset Room, with its 12-foot coffered ceiling provides banquet space for up to 200 people, theatre style seating for 350 or may be divided in half to meet the program needs of smaller programs. More intimate seminars and programs of 25-65 people may also be hosted in the warm atmosphere of the Frank Bowman Summit Room.
Rentals & Availability
Rental includes room arrangement of tables, chairs, microphone, podium and riser. We personalize this service by providing an attendant to assist you during your entire event. In addition, we can provide audio-visual equipment and a dance floor for your program or event for an additional fee.
The rental rate for the facility is established by the size of the group, the amount of time the facility will be utilized and whether or not the individual and/or group is affiliated with California State University, Long Beach. As each event is unique, rental rates will vary and will be quoted for each individual event.
If food or drinks will be served for your event at The Pointe, an approved caterer is required. Information on each of the approved catering services can be found by going to the CSULB Catering Webpage. Catering service for the Pointe is provided by the following vendors only:
- The Grand, 562.685.8198
- Jay's Catering, 714.636.6045
- Naples Rib Company, 562.439.7427
- Thank Goodness It's Sofia (TGIS), 562.492.9555
The Pointe is adjacent to multiple campus parking lots for convenient access to the venue. Daily parking passes can be purchased with cash or card at the yellow parking kiosks located within the parking lots. If your event is requiring specific parking arrangements for The Pointe, arrangements may be made through the reservation process.