Founders Union

Founders Union is the perfect venue for conferences, meetings and corporate social events. With a large ballroom and seven breakout rooms, our flexible space can be used for conferences of up to 500, exhibit halls and festivals, association meetings, company retreats and more.

Our staff is experienced in conducting successful events. Whatever the size of your group, we can help you determine the appropriate space and logistics for your event.


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  • Facilities at The University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus - Founders Hall
  • Facilities at The University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus - Founders Hall
  • Facilities at The University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus - Founders Hall
  • Facilities at The University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus - Founders Hall
  • Facilities at The University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus - Founders Hall

Room Information


Entire Ballroom - Founders Union at University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus

Entire Ballroom

$650 Weekday | $800 Weekend

Seating Capacity (5,500 sq. ft.)


2 Sections of Ballroom - Founders Union at University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus

2 Sections of Ballroom

$475 Weekday | $600 Weekend

Seating Capacity (4,100 sq. ft.)


Lobby/136A/136B - Founders Union at University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus

Lobby/136A/136B

$475 Weekday | $550 Weekend

Seating Capacity (1,600+ sq. ft.)



  • Rooms 136 A & B plus lobby provide space for up to 40 exhibitors using 5' tables.

Meeting Room 6 - Founders Union at University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus

Meeting Room 6

$275 Weekday | $400 Weekend

Seating Capacity (1,600 sq. ft.)


Meeting/Break-out Rooms 14 and 15 - Founders Union at University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus

Meeting Room 14 or 15

$200 Weekday | $300 Weekend

Seating Capacity (1,300 sq. ft.)


Meeting Room 201 - Founders Union at University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus

Meeting Room 201

$300 Weekday | $400 Weekend

Seating Capacity (1,100 sq. ft.)


Meeting Rooms 136 A and B - Founders Union at University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus

Meeting Room 136 A or B

$200 Weekday | $300 Weekend

Seating Capacity (850 sq. ft.)


Meeting Room 211 - Founders Union at University of Louisville’s Shelby Campus

Meeting Room 211

$200 Weekday | $300 Weekend

Seating Capacity (750 sq. ft.)


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