We open the doors at our Grandview Headquarters to the entire community.

Organizations of many sizes have rented our space for corporate meetings, special events, and other functions. Let us know if your non-profit, community organization, or business would like to rent our space for your upcoming functions. 

Your rental fee goes back into the community, supporting various charities through our partnership with The Columbus Foundation.


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    Columbus Chamber of Commerce10TV News anchor Kristyn Hartman interviews Cardinal Health CEO George Barrett as part of the Columbus Chamber’s CEO Insights series. The Joseph DeCapua Theater is home to these quarterly events throughout the year.

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    Columbus Chamber of Commerce10TV News anchor Kristyn Hartman interviews Cardinal Health CEO George Barrett as part of the Columbus Chamber’s CEO Insights series. The Joseph DeCapua Theater is home to these quarterly events throughout the year.

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    Cameron MitchellThe friendly Cameron Mithcell Catering team serves breakfast to the Columbus business community at a Breakfast With Business First event, utilizing all areas of Dawson’s Grandview headquarters.

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    Awards CeremonyCompanies use the Joseph DeCapua Community Theater to host their annual company celebrations and awards ceremonies. The attached Phil Freeman Training Room is easily converted to a bar an cocktail area.

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    March MadnessOrganizations rent the Joseph DeCapua Community Theater to take advantage of the big screen and surround sound for events like March Madness, OSU games, watch parties for television series finales, and more.

Sample Events Held Here

  • Small businesses have hosted holiday parties and company gatherings in the Joseph DeCapua Community Theater, turning the Phil Freeman Training Room into a full-service bar and cocktail area.
  • Top Columbus business publications, including Columbus Business First and Columbus CEO magazine, have come to count on Dawson Space as their premiere venue for hosting guest speakers and networking events.
  • Local charities have held silent auctions, using the theater, training room, and other common areas.
  • TedX Columbus used the Joseph DeCapua Community Theater to hold auditions for speaking opportunities for their annual event.