Welcome to the Charles F. Knight
Executive Education & Conference Center

The ultimate destination for event planners seeking a dynamic corporate event space in St. Louis. Our meeting venues are meticulously designed to foster learning, facilitate meaningful dialogue, and inspire strategic thinking. Elevate your events with us. 


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Redefining the Conference Experience at the Charles F. Knight Center, a premier St. Louis corporate event venue and executive training center. Our state-of-the-art meeting facilities are not only perfect for team-building activities, but also ideal for corporate retreats, sales training, and high-impact seminars. With our versatile meeting spaces, exquisite cuisine, and the inspiring atmosphere of the Olin Business School, we set the bar higher for your success. 

At Charles F. Knight Executive
Education & Conference Center, you can:

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As the premier conference hotel in St. Louis, The Knight Center provides your attendees with the perfect blend of savory food, exceptional amenities, and comfortable accommodations to help stimulate new thinking, foster collaboration, encourage productivity and build relationships. Whether you’re hosting a corporate training seminar or a large conference, our IACC-certified meeting facilities are designed to create an environment that enhances the business learning experience.   

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Treat your guests to any of our nutritious and delicious dining options, crafted to stimulate the mind and enhance your attendees’ meeting experience. Choose from our complete Day Meeting Packages or allow us to customize your executive dining experience. It’s quite literally food for thought. 

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The Knight Center’s vast array of amenities is designed to make your guests feel right at home. From comfortable overnight hotel accommodations to state-of-the-art meeting spaces, we prioritize creating a welcoming and enjoyable experience for all your attendees. As the ultimate event venue and conference center in St. Louis, we go the extra mile to ensure that your guests have access to everything they need for a productive and memorable stay. 


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Experience unparalleled luxury and impeccable service at the Knight Center. Join us for an unforgettable stay where every detail is tailored to exceed your expectations.

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Food Philosophy​

We understand the importance of nourishing the mind, body, and soul of your guests. Our executive Chef and his capable culinary team are dedicated to creating flavorful and nutritious dishes prepared from the freshest quality ingredients to tantalize your taste buds. Whether you have specific dietary preferences or require special accommodations, our team is committed to crafting a delicious menu that suits your needs. At The Knight Center, we believe that food should be a delightful and healthy experience, and we strive to achieve that balance with every bite. 

FLIK Dining

FLIK is known for offering dining options that are truly a cut above the competition. We believe in food with integrity, carefully selecting the finest ingredients to elevate our dishes. Our bountiful event menus are thoughtfully crafted to provide you and your guests with the nourishment needed to power through a busy day. Discover a corporate training venue where every detail, from the meeting rooms to the culinary experience, is designed to exceed your expectations. 

Experience the Best of St. Louis

Experience the best of St. Louis living at The Knight Center, your ideal corporate meeting venue. Conveniently located at the heart of Washington University, our conference center is minutes away from the hustle and bustle of downtown St. Louis. Take in the sights by visiting the Gateway Arch, the Fox Theatre, and a wide array of museums, music venues, craft breweries, and fine dining. 

Where Learning Thrives

Experience the ultimate corporate event space in St. Louis at the Charles F. Knight Executive Education & Conference Center. Located on the prestigious Washington University campus, with strong ties to the Olin Business School, our corporate event venue is the ideal business destination for learning and innovation.

Indulge in the Best of Campus Life

Experience the best of Washington University’s incredible campus. Marvel at beautiful, gothic architecture, enchanting floral scenery, and the vibrancy of campus life.

Experience the Olin Business School

The Knight Center is strategically located by the prestigious Olin Business School. Experience the best of a renowned business school during your stay.

Reservations for Washington University, 2024 Graduation will be open to book online only, beginning Tuesday, June 13, 2023 at 9 A.M. CST. Reservations require a minimum 2 night stay and full prepayment, non-refundable.