Rental Space

Conveniently located off Interstate 210 in Lake Charles, LA, SOWELA Technical Community College provides exceptional facilities for your next professional meeting, seminar, or conference.

From groups of 20 to 200, SOWELA offers:

  • Multiple venues
  • State-of-the-art audio/visual technology
  • Simple pricing structure
  • Free, on-site parking
  • Ability to bring your own caterer

When you meet at SOWELA, you partner with one of Louisiana's top educational institutions, recognized for its modern facilities and commitment to higher education and training.

Choose the setting that is right for your agenda — whether that's classrooms, computer labs, conference rooms, auditorium, or banquet facility. If your next meeting calls for all of these options, SOWELA is ready to accommodate multi-room or multi-building events, as well.

For questions or more information, contact the Business Developer at (337) 421-6560 or email

The following spaces are available in SOWELA's Regional Training Center, which is located on the north side of Senator J. Bennett Johnston Ave, and at the SOWELA Morgan Smith Site in Jennings, LA. Additional building space is available upon request.

Meeting Facility Information
ImageMeeting RoomNameSq. Ft.Capacity
Auditorium2,51920014'46' x 54'
Classroom7183210'25' x 30'
Computer Lab7183210'25' x 30'
Executive Conference Room7422010'22' x 35'
Reception and Registration Area3,4007510' - 14'51' x 56'
Global Learning Center1,1314010'33' x 34'
Jennings Multipurpose Room2,395 in addition to a lobby and service bar connected to the room17112'57' x 39'

3820 Senator J. Bennett Johnston Avenue
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70615
(337) 421-6565
(800) 256-0483

Mon-Thu: 7:45 AM to 4:15 PM
Friday: 7:45 AM to 12:00 PM
(337) 421-6550

SOWELA Technical Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person(s) have been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies:

Title IX Officer

Candy Parker

(337) 421-6510 or (800) 256-0483

3820 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

ADA Officer

Maegan Lewis

(337) 421-6952 or (800) 256-0483

3850 Sen. J. Bennett Johnston Ave. Lake Charles, LA 70615

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