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riata center for entrepreneurship

Spears School of Business at Oklahoma State University

Event Request Information

Riata Center for Entrepreneurship lobby in new Spears building

At The Riata Center, we are proud to host events that align with our mission to help foster the spirit of entrepreneurship and innovation. In order to help us maintain a high standard, we ask you to please read over the event guidelines before submitting your application. 

Guidelines for all events:

  • Event topic must relate to the mission of The Riata Center. Typically, this means educational or networking events focused on topics like entrepreneurship, business development, technology, or innovation.
  • To guarantee full promotion by The Riata Center, host requirements must be completed 30 days in advance
  • The host may not sell a product or services during the event.

Events hosted in our space will fall into one of three categories: University, Community, or Private. Please review the table below detailing the host requirements and what is provided by The Riata Center when using our space.

  University Events Community Events Private Events
Host Requirement
Complete Facilities Request Form X X X
Plan Programming* X X X
Provide Marketing Information X X  
Riata Center Provides
Furniture Setup X X X
Staff Member on Site X X X
Eventbrite Registration if Applicable X X  
Promotion on University Calendars X X  
Promotion on Our Bi-weekly Newsletter X X  
Promotion on Social Media X X  
Promotion on onsite Rotating Slide Decks X X  
Help with Flyer Creation or On-Campus A-frames When Applicable X    

* Event host is responsible for facilitating introductions, planning presentations, bringing a computer with HDMI access, and guiding any Q&A section of the program.

Click Here to Complete Facilities Request Form

Contact Us

For more information or questions please contact the Riata Center for Entrepreneurship at 405-744-7552.