FIU Kovens Conference Center




Whether you’re planning a lavish wedding ceremony or reception, Waterfront Weddings at Florida International University's Kovens Conference Center is the perfect location. With its majestic and panoramic views overlooking Biscayne Bay, you’ll be able to transform your event into a memorable occasion. Kovens at FIU offers an ideal setting with its 10,000 square foot terrace and 5,508 square foot ballroom, featuring floor to ceiling windows overlooking the terrace and bay. Guests are continuously amazed by the serene environment and private location at Kovens. The experienced staff will work with you to coordinate the details of your most memorable occasion and will be dedicated to your event on your special day. Whether you are looking to celebrate a small intimate celebration or a large lavish event, Kovens at FIU is here to accommodate your every wish on your special day. Surrounded by family and friends on your most romantic day, happily ever after starts here.

Venue Style

Event Center, Ocean/Waterfront View, Ballrooms, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 350 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 350 guests

Time Restrictions

5 - hour event time with 3 hours for setup and 1 hour of teardown included within the package. Events must end by 12:00AM. Additional hours requested are $500 per hour.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a 100 guest minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $750 and includes an extra hour of event time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at FIU Kovens Conference Center is estimated at between $16,100 and $20,093 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight