Hosting Meetings and Banquets in Overland Park, KS
Overland Park has 34 hotels, large and small, offering more than 5,200 rooms with meeting and convention spaces of all sizes and easy access to the entire Kansas City metro.
The Overland Park Convention Center offers nearly 240,000 square feet of meeting space that can accommodate groups of any size, and 20,000 square feet of additional event space at the adjoining Sheraton Hotel. Featuring state-of-the-art technology, including high-tech audiovisual systems for multimedia presentations, the center is within walking distance of nearly 1,000 hotel rooms. Click here to view the 2012 Complex Offer for meetings booked for 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Three other major-brand hotels offer large meeting and ballroom spaces – the Marriott Hotel, the Doubletree Hotel at Corporate Woods and the Holiday Inn-West.
The Ritz Charles and the International Trade Center offer extensive meeting space for events and activities. The Regnier Center for Business and Technology on the campus of Johnson County Community College (JCCC) is a state-of-the-art facility offering training rooms, an assessment center, computer labs, and a 6,000-square-foot conference center with seating for 350. Also on the JCCC campus, the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art offers meeting space for receptions and gatherings, including a 200-seat auditorium. For team building, The Culinary Center of Kansas City offers cooking classes and events. The New Theatre estaurant and Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens offer space for off-site receptions.
Now open! Prairiefire is burning bright in Overland Park! One of the Midwest's most dynamic shopping and entertainment districts, this open-air district is anchored by the Museum at Prairiefire - the heartland outpost of the American Museum of Natural History. With several first-to-market restaurants and shops, unique entertainment venues, a beautiful wetlands trail and more, Prairiefire is a must-see attraction for area visitors and a haven for groups.
A successful event begins with detailed plans and arrangements. The Overland Park Convention & Visitors Bureau provides many resources and complimentary services to help minimize your research, reduce your costs and save you valuable time.
Contact Krista Porter, OPCVB convention services manager, for more information.
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Holiday Inn & Suites Overland Park West recent renovations include: 100 new Executive Floor Sleeping rooms, lobby, business center, fitness center and all meeting spaces.
Prepare to be inspired by the contemporary feel of Overland Park Marriott, a premier hotel in Overland Park, Kansas. Positioned in the heart of the Metcalf corridor, this modern Overland Park, Kansas hotel boasts a sophisticated suburban location that is sure to delight both business and leisure travelers alike.
Looking for a great deal at the Sheraton? Click here for our current offers.
Nationally-acclaimed dinner theatre featuring Broadway-style musicals and comedies.
Enjoy fabulous food and Broadway caliber entertainment with Performances from some of your favorite stars of television, film and stage. All shows are locally produced.
The New Theatre Restaurant is the perfect way to celebrate birthdays and anniversaries with a special occasion package!
"Just Imagine" by Graham Lane welcomes visitors at the west entrance.
And with all the special amenities available to groups, the New Theatre Restaurant is sure to please every attendee.
In addition to special ticket pricing, the New Theatre Restaurant has two event rooms available to rent as part of a Group Sales package. Located in the upper level of the theatre, the Marquee Room can accommodate up to 100 people for cocktails or 80 people for a seated event. With a high-speed internet connection, this room is perfect for sales presentations and meetings. Located just off of the lobby foyer, the Regency Room accommodates 75 people for cocktails or 60 people for a seated event. Both rooms can be set up as requested with a host bar or cash bar.
Accommodations: 10-125 people
The Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens was named as one of the "Top 10 Glorious Gardens to Explore" by Yahoo! Travel for its Monet Garden.
Visitors can enjoy a variety of themed gardens, including the Erickson Water Garden, Train Garden, Children’s Discovery Garden, Monet Garden, Legacy Garden, International Sculpture Garden and more.
Meeting Facilities and Wedding Venues
Docent tours are available along with facility rental for special events.
The Overland Park Convention Center opened in November of 2002 on a 26-acre site in the heart of Overland Park, the largest suburban city in the Kansas City metropolitan area and the second largest city in Kansas. Adorned with over sixty original works of art and equipped with cutting edge Virtual Meeting technology, the 254,000 square foot complex features a 60,000 sq. ft. exhibit hall that connects to the 25,000 sq. ft. Edwin C. Eilert Ballroom, 15,000 sq. ft. of meeting room space and a 25,000 sq.ft. outdoor courtyard. Natural light radiates throughout the unusually spacious (44,000 sq. ft.) pre-function and registration areas. With over 1,000 hotel rooms within walking distance, the Overland Park Convention Center is perfect for trade shows, weddings, conventions, corporate meetings, training sessions and social events alike.
Planning a wedding? Whether your perfect wedding day is an intimate ceremony for 50 with a gallery feel or the event of the season in the Ballroom with 1,000 guests, our space is as unique as you are. We invite you to come take a look. Click to view our Wedding E-Magazine or fill out this form to have our Certified Wedding Specialist contact you for a personalized tour.
Accommodations: 3,500 people