Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center

About Us

An Event to Remember

Welcome to Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center – the largest privately owned banquet and conference center in north Columbus, Ohio. With over 14,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, we are a premier destination space for all of your event needs. Experience our richly decorated banquet & conference rooms, each space appointed in imported granite and marble, lavished in fine oriental rugs and soaring ceilings lit by custom designed crystal chandeliers.
Brian Harp General Manager

In Columbus

Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center is the ideal venue for your:
  • – Rehearsal Dinners
  • – Ceremonies
  • – Wedding Receptions
  • – Holiday Parties
  • – Corporate Events
  • – Business Meetings & Conferences
  • – Expos & Trade Shows
  • – Fundraisers & Themed Events
  • – Proms & Reunion
Brian Harp, Bridgewater
Bridgewater features four ballroom opportunities including the Grand Ballroom with a custom built-in bar. Our Upstairs Ballroom is accented with a covered open-air veranda. 30′ ceilings and crystal chandeliers give your event the touch of elegance. The Bridgewater staff will help you design the custom Wedding Package to fit your dreams and your budget.
The versatile layout of Bridgewater allows for banquets up to 450 guest and events up to 500. Our on-site Executive Chef and dedicated Event Managers will ensure your event is one to remember.
We offer Corporate Meeting Packages suited for small organizations to large national corporations. Our private Executive Suites, on-site audio visual capabilities, complimentary wireless internet, ample free parking and easy access from I-270 make Bridgewater an ideal location for your event.
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Event Services


Located in peaceful Powell, Ohio, the Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center is an excellent space for large weddings. It combines touches of modern chic with overwhelming elegance to create a breathtaking ambiance. This makes for very memorable ceremonies and receptions all in the same beautiful location. Standing columns, indirect lighting, a parquet dance floor and innumerable artistic flourishes make this venue an impressive setting for first-look photos.


Whether you are organizing a multiple day conference, corporate meetings, monthly training seminars, a corporate retreat or a product launch presentation, Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center is an ideal location for all your corporate needs. Bridgewater offers flexible room style set-ups, full service Audio Visuals and dedicated event managers. Throughout the planning process, the professional sales team is available for personalized planning assistance. From small organizations to large national corporations, either in person or connecting with clients via videoconferencing.

Fundraisers & Galas

Need a Proven way to raise money for your organization? Want to have a Gala to Remember? Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center has an abundance of space for dinner and can still host your Silent Auction or Casino tables. We have plenty of staging for fashion runways and multiple drop-down screens for Virtual Horse Racing. Every Client receives customized room diagrams and details to accommodate your specific event needs. Let our experienced event planners help you reach your fundraising goals by maximize your impact and planning a profitable and memorable event.

Proms, Formals & Banquets

At Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center, we strive to make Proms, Reunions, Graduations and Awards Banquets memorable. From coordinating your school colors and displaying your memorabilia or awards, to planning every detail of your enchanted evening, our unique and dynamic venue provides the perfect backdrop for An Event to Remember!

Trade Shows

Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center can accommodate over 110 display tables for Trade Shows, Vendor Fairs, or Craft Expos . We can provide divided spaces for vendor privacy or leave the ballroom open and spacious for a more “shopper-friendly” feel. With custom designed floor plans, we are able to suit all your needs.For your guests and vendors, the in-house culinary team can offer pre-ordered food accommodations or provide fresh seasonal concessions enhancing your guests experience.

Our key Features


- Four Ballroom Opportunities
- Custom Built-in Bar
- Covered Open-air Veranda
- 30' Ceilings
- Crystal Chandeliers
- Marble Floors


- Custom Wedding Packages
- Custom Multicultural Packages
- Corporate Meeting Packages
- Custom Prom Packages


- On-site Executive Chef
- On-site Audio Visual
- Complimentary Wireless Internet
- Ample Free Parking
- Easy Access to I-270


Team Members

Team Bridgewater

With over 50 years of combined experience in the banquet and hospitality industry, let our Friendly dedicated event team help you plan An Event to Remember.
Brian Harp, CMP

Brian Harp, CMP

General Manager

Chef Dave Boston

Chef Dave Boston

Executive Chef

Marla Ruoff

Marla Ruoff

Director of Sales

Jennifer Caudell

Jennifer Caudell

Office Manager


Bridgewater Images



Win a Free Engagement Photo Session at Bridgewater Banquet

Win a Free Engagement Photo Session at Bridgewater Banquet

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Making Your Bridesmaids Feel Included

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Meetings Outside the Office

Meetings Outside the Office

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Featuring Bridgewater

Columbus, OH South Asian Wedding by Sarah Elizabeth Photography on the Platinum Guide Blog of Maharani Weddings’ website.
We return to Simi and Shabbir’s wedding celebration! The couple’s reception party was one for the books, and the darling duo dressed accordingly. The bride slipped into a stunning red lengha featuring plenty of stylish embroidery.
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Reach Us

Bridgewater Banquet & Conference Center
10561 Sawmill Parkway
Powell, OH 43065
Phone: (614) 734-9800
Fax: (614) 734-4560