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
Image Meeting RoomName Sq. Ft. Capacity
Auditorium 2,519 200 14' 46' x 54'
Classroom 718 32 10' 25' x 30'
Computer Lab 718 32 10' 25' x 30'
Executive Conference Room 742 20 10' 22' x 35'
Reception and Registration Area 3,400 75 10' - 14' 51' x 56'
Global Learning Center 1,131 40 10' 33' x 34'
Jennings Multipurpose Room 2,395 in addition to a lobby and service bar connected to the room 171 12' 57' x 39'