Event Support

Let Duke Event Services be your one-stop shop for planning at Duke University. Our experienced team offers multiple services including planning, venue selection, logistics, and event production. We are available for quick tips or for in-depth event planning. Contact us today and let us make your next event a memorable one!

Our team is available to coordinate the logistics of many complimentary services including, but not limited to: 

AV and Technical Services
Technical Services provides equipment and services across the campus.  Our extensive inventory includes sound systems from a mic and podium to a concert PA.  Audio-visual equipment includes digital portable projectors to good old fashioned slide projectors.  We even have portable power distribution systems available in many West Campus locations and can arrange for large power portable systems when necessary.  Our professional staff can deliver, set-up, and operate the equipment for your event. Let our team connect you with Tech Services to take care of all of your technical needs.

Furniture/Equipment Rental
Event Services can assist you with your table and chair needs in spaces across campus. Between on-campus inventory and local vendors we can deliver anything from plastic folding chairs, screen flexes, to easels and more. Contact our Event Services team to place your order. 

Catering Services
Our team can assist with all of your dining needs while visiting Duke University. Partnered with Duke Dining, we can offer a range of options from your typical board plan, a flexible dining plan, or a catered meal on or off-campus. Visit our Catering page for more information. 

Guest Management
If your event requires ticket sales we can help with that! Our team can manage the logistics for you or directly connect you with the Duke Box Office to provide ticketing support. Tickets may be sold at the Box Office, over the phone (919) 684-4444 and online at tickets.duke.edu.

Decorations and Lighting
Our team of event planners can assist in the coordination of your décor and design needs from furniture and flowers to tables, chairs, and lighting. Need ideas or inspiration? Let us help you turn your next event into an unforgettable experience. 

Creative Services
Creative Services provides graphic design, photography, video production, and beyond. Our talented staff can create promotional materials, record your event, provide event photography, and more. Our Event Services team is available to coordinate creative requests. 

Wifi Access
All guests have access to Duke's Guest Wifi. For instructions on connecting, follow this link to Duke OIT

Parking and Transportation
Let us assist you with your parking needs. We can coordinate parking permits, organize shuttle buses, assist in the reservation of nearby parking spaces, and more.

Security
Our team is available to coordinate security services to help control access to your event, assist guests in and out of traffic and any other function to make your event safe and enjoyable.