Irwin M Jacobs Qualcomm Hall

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The Irwin M Jacobs Lecture Hall is made available on a limited basis to pre-approved non-profit organizations that hold a 501C3 tax status. In some cases, an organization holding a 501C6 tax status or other Qualcomm business related organizations may be approved on an individual basis. Requests will be accepted up to one year prior to the requested event date.

The Hall is best suited to support seminars with presenters and PowerPoint content, panel discussions and keynote speakers. Single artist or ensemble performances and large screen film presentations are also supported. Multiple act performances or presentations with multiple set / talent changes are unable to be supported.


There is a cost involved with holding an event in the Lecture Hall; a $1000 nonrefundable booking fee which is applied to the total cost of the event labor. The cost of labor is based on the timeline and show flow of the event. The venue is donated to the approved organization however, the organization is responsible for cost of the labor incurred as deemed necessary by Qualcomm.


Please inquire with your event planner about catering requirements.

Corporate Giving Policy

Qualcomm Corporate Giving is restricted from funding Sectarian or denominational religious groups; faith-based schools, unless the school accepts students from all religious and non-religious backgrounds, and students are not required to adhere to or convert to any religious doctrine; faith-based organizations unless the programs are broadly promoted and the program's beneficiaries are not encouraged or required to learn about, adhere, or convert to any religious doctrine; and/or organizations that advocate, support, or practice activities inconsistent with Qualcomm's non-discrimination policies.

Fast Facts

  • 1,300 Square Foot Stage
  • Acoustically designed for 38 piece chamber orchestra
  • Steinway Model D Concert Grand Piano
  • Full Dressing Rooms and Green Room Facilities
  • Theater Seating for 534
  • 8,500sq ft lobby area for pre/post functions
  • Free dedicated parking garage for event attendees
  • All HD production facility including cameras and projector
  • Front and Rear Projection

For more information on production and facility services, please see the Technical Packet.

Inquiries for reserving the Irwin M Jacobs Qualcomm Hall

To submit a request to reserve the Irwin M Jacobs Qualcomm Hall, please complete the reservation form in full and email it to [email protected]. Please allow 3-5 business days for a response.


Qualcomm, Inc.
5775 Morehouse Drive
San Diego, CA 92121
Attn: Qualcomm Events Department