<![CDATA[Midwest Meetings - Missouri Destinations]]>Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:35:16 -0600Weebly<![CDATA[KCI Expo Center]]>Thu, 21 May 2015 20:07:36 GMThttp://www.midwestmeetings.com/missouri-destinations/kci-expo-center
11730 NW. Ambassador Dr.
Kansas City, MO 64153
Phone: 816.891.7694

Meeting Rooms
Our 10 meeting rooms range in size from 260 sq ft to 6745 sq ft. and can accommodate 10 to 650 with theatre style seating or 20 to 350 with banquet seating.  Perfect for a range of conference and banquet functions.  The rooms can be rented individually or you can work with our Client Services Manager to tailor a setup just for you.  Please click on the facility brochure link below for additional information.
In addition to our meeting rooms we offer the story Grand Lobby that adds Kansas City flair for your registration needs, tabletop displays, and receptions.
Exhibit Hall
The versatility of our Grand Hall has brought audiences center stage for everything from championship boxing and dance competitions to concerts and graduation ceremonies.  We are experts in planning events ranging from consumer tradeshows to corporate conventions.  We have the ability to seat 5200 theatre style or we offer portable bleacher seating to customize your event requirements.  Please click on the facility brochure link below for additional information.
<![CDATA[Columbia CVB]]>Mon, 04 May 2015 16:28:36 GMThttp://www.midwestmeetings.com/missouri-destinations/columbia-cvbPicture
300 South Providence Road
Columbia, Missouri 65203 
Phone: 800-652-0987
Fax: 573-443-3986
Email Address

Area rooms: 3,611
Airport: 13 miles
Meeting facilities: 9 hotels with meeting facilities - largest, 20,000 sq. ft.
Attractions: District downtown shopping, restaurants and entertainment, University of MO, Columbia Star Dinner Train, MKT Trail

The sights and sounds of Columbia are ever-changing. Take a stroll through The District in downtown Columbia and find yourself entranced by 110 unique shops, more than 70 restaurants, art galleries, live music venues, bookstores and coffee shops. And speaking of restaurants - Columbia is known as one of the best restaurant towns in the Midwest.

After your meeting, enjoy one of the country’s best comedy clubs, kick back with some great jazz or rock out to live music at the Blue Note. Columbia is fast becoming Missouri’s “music center.” With a nationally recognized Jazz Series, the Mizzou Amphitheater series, Mizzou Arena Concerts, Hearnes Center concerts and much more, visitors have a host of entertainment options.

The Columbia Convention and Visitors Bureau provides a full range of services for conventions, meetings and events. When planning yours, be sure to check out our online request for proposal at www.visitcolumbiamo.com. Our commitment is to ensure that all meetings, big and small, receive our undivided attention and service excellence.
<![CDATA[St. Charles Convention Center]]>Fri, 01 May 2015 18:45:46 GMThttp://www.midwestmeetings.com/missouri-destinations/st-charles-convention-centerPicture
One Convention Center Plaza
St. Charles, Missouri 63303

Phone: 636-255-6127

Take advantage of the finest, full service convention venue in the Greater St. Louis metro area. Our beautiful facility, in vibrant Saint Charles is the ideal choice for groups from 20-3,000.
  • 80,000 square feet of flexible, rent-able space
  • Delicious in-house catering
  • Personalized, highly rated customer service
  • Attached 296 room Embassy Suites, full-service hotel

Call today to book your next event!
<![CDATA[Holiday Inn St. Louis - South County Center]]>Fri, 01 May 2015 16:27:07 GMThttp://www.midwestmeetings.com/missouri-destinations/holiday-inn-st-louis-south-county-centerPicture
6921 South Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, Missouri 63125

Phone: 314-892-3600
Fax: 314-892-2091
Email Address

Conveniently nestled on the edge of South St. Louis at the intersection of I-55 and Lindbergh, the Holiday Inn - South County Center boasts both the convenience of the city as well as a relaxed suburban environment. The Holiday Inn – South County Center is ideal for both business and leisure travelers.

Business travelers enjoy the convenient location to downtown St. Louis, a mere 10 minute drive. In addition to the full array of businesses downtown, the Holiday Inn –South County center is the closest hotel to Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, the VA Medical Center as well as the I-270 business loop that encircles St. Louis. Leisure travelers enjoy convenient access to all that St. Louis has to offer… the Gateway Arch, Busch Stadium, Anheuser Busch Brewery, Historic Soulard, Laclede's Landing and River City Casino are just minutes away. South County shopping mall and a variety of restaurants are literally just across the street.
<![CDATA[Hyatt Regency St. Louis At The Arch]]>Fri, 01 May 2015 16:13:33 GMThttp://www.midwestmeetings.com/missouri-destinations/hyatt-regency-st-louis-at-the-arch1Picture
315 Chestnut Street
St. Louis, Missouri 63102
Phone: 314-655-1234
Fax: 314-241-6618
Email Address

Welcome to the Living Room of St. Louis. Experience authentic hospitality in a prime downtown setting, steps from the Gateway Arch, Busch Stadium and Ballpark Village. Our 83,000 square feet of event space is designed around the power of connection, where guests can convene, consider and collaborate. This is a place to share and stimulate ideas. 

Bringing signature service to the established locale, Hyatt Regency St. Louis at The Arch proudly offers our inspiring event venues, prime waterfront setting and expert staff for all types of events. Host your St. Louis meeting in the city’s vibrant downtown area, where you and your guests will feel the welcoming riverfront spirit from your first contact with us.

As the premier corporate and convention hotel in the region, we pride ourselves on delivering world-class service with unassuming charm.  Select from our elegant ballrooms or a wide variety of meeting rooms, conference suites and boardrooms. Whether planning a casual business meeting, a convention for 500, a gala or society banquet, our St. Louis Missouri meeting hotel facilities offer all you need, including:
  • 83,000 square feet of flexible indoor / outdoor function space, including a 20,000-square foot ballroom, boardrooms and conference suites
  • Experienced meeting and event planners on staff, to assist you in everything from planning to the final good-bye
  • High-speed Internet access in meeting rooms, plus wireless access in public areas and guestrooms
  • Business Center - for your printing and shipping needs
  • FedEx Office Print and Ship Center
  • PSAV Presentation Services - audiovisual 
  • Delicious catering, ranging from traditional to tastefully unique
  • Valet and nearby self-parking options, for the convenience of your guests
  • Unlimited entertainment options centered around the world-famous St. Louis Riverfront, Gateway Arch and vibrant downtown area for around-the-clock enjoyment
  • 910 spacious guestrooms, with views of arch, river or downtown, including Hyatt Business Plan and Regency Club accommodations
<![CDATA[Thousand Hills Golf Resort]]>Fri, 01 May 2015 16:06:53 GMThttp://www.midwestmeetings.com/missouri-destinations/thousand-hills-golf-resortPicture
245 South Wildwood Drive
Branson, Missouri 65616
Phone: 417-336-5873
Toll Free: 877-262-0430
Fax: 417-337-5740

At Thousand Hills Golf & Conference Resort we pride ourselves in building lasting relationships with our clients. Our goal is to provide you, the Branson meetings and event planner, with a successful event whether it be a business meeting, wedding reception, Branson reunion, church retreat, golf tournament or seminar. Our Thousand Hills staff is eager to work with you to cover all of your meeting needs and to create an unforgettable event for your guests.

Thousand Hills Resort features first rate meeting and banquet facilities and can provide a delicious variety of menu choices for breakfast, lunch, dinner and themed receptions. All our facilities are equipped with high-speed internet access, conference phones & the latest audio/visual equipment. From upscale board rooms to full conference rooms, we have the amenities to fulfill all your group’s requests.

<![CDATA[Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center]]>Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:34:10 GMThttp://www.midwestmeetings.com/missouri-destinations/sheraton-kansas-city-hotel-at-crown-centerPicture
2345 McGee Street · Kansas City

Phone: 816-841-1000

Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Centeris conveniently located in the heart of Kansas City's Crown Center and near Downtown Kansas City. Our Kansas City Hotel is right next door to a multitude of local attractions like SEA LIFE Kansas City AquariumLEGOLAND® Discovery Center, and Liberty Memorial. Known as a city within a city, Crown Center offers 85 acres of great shopping, dining and entertainment - all surrounding our hotel. With great rates and special offers, there's never been a better time to discover Kansas City with Sheraton Hotels.
Beyond having an idyllic location close to great shopping, dining, entertainment and sightseeing, Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center offers the perfect combination of comfort and convenience.  With a multitude of flexible meeting space we welcome everything from large-scale conventions and elegant weddings and receptions to intimate social functions and family reunions.
Hotel Snapshot
730 guestrooms and suites, each with the Sweet Sleeper® Bed, 32” flat panel TV, spacious work areas, two telephones with voice mail, iHome® alarm clock radio, in-room safe and panoramic views of the Kansas City skyline.
Our hotel offers a total of 88,360 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibit space, including Kansas City’s largest hotel ballroom, at 17,487 square feet; 4,500 square feet of pre-function space; a dedicated, 15,360-square-foot exhibit hall; and the Crown Center Exhibit Hall, with 45,500 square feet of exhibit space. 24-hour business center; high-speed Internet access in all meeting rooms, guestrooms and public spaces; full-service audiovisual department.
Along with gourmet catering, we provide a choice of five restaurants and lounges—from take-out food and specialty coffees to three-meal restaurants and in-room dining.
Fully equipped, complimentary fitness center, complete with an outdoor heated pool available for year-round use, as well as a sauna and indoor whirlpool; concierge staff to assist with dinner reservations, directions to area attractions, or securing tickets to ball games and performances at nearby theaters.
Two Hotels, One Great Meeting
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center is connected by covered walkway to The Westin Kansas City at Crown Center. Together they offer 1,454 guest rooms and 150,000 square feet of meeting space. Learn more about how these two hotels combine for one great meeting.
Meeting Space
Largest Meeting Space:  17,487 sq. ft.
Pre-function Meeting Space:   4,500 sq. ft.
Exhibit Hall with street-level loading: 15,360 sq. ft
Crown Center Exhibit Hall: 45,500 sq. ft.
Total Meeting Space:   88,360 sq. ft.
<![CDATA[AmtrakĀ®]]>Wed, 15 Apr 2015 16:39:00 GMThttp://www.midwestmeetings.com/missouri-destinations/amtrakPicture
Phone: 1-800-USA-1GRP
Email Address

Location Information:

The Amtrak® network of over 500 stations takes the “where to go” out of planning a trip. Amtrak travels to great American cities and through some of the most scenic areas of the USA.

Even the middle of nowhere is amazing. Throughout this beautiful country of ours are miles of beautiful terrain that can only be seen by train. Imagine passing through snow-capped mountains and towering forests and crossing rivers that stretch as far as the eye can see. There’s so much unforgettable travel scenery out there, and riding the train is simply the best way to discover it all.

In Illinois, Amtrak has multiple routes with several trains a day to get you to the big city of Chicago or smaller downstate communities. Travel Coach or upgrade to Business Class. Prepare for that presentation, read a book or just relax.

• Reservations are required on most Amtrak trains • Book early for the best pricing • Special convention fare pricing is available • 20 or more passengers may qualify for group rates • Convenient downtown station locations
<![CDATA[Kansas City Marriott Downtown]]>Mon, 30 Mar 2015 16:39:52 GMThttp://www.midwestmeetings.com/missouri-destinations/kansas-city-marriott-downtownPicture
200 West 12th Street
Kansas City, Missouri 64105

Phone: 816-421-6800
Fax: 816-471-5631

The Kansas City Marriott Downtown is perfectly situated in the heart of Kansas City and offers more than 93,000 square feet of high-tech and high-style meeting space. Located just steps away from top Kansas City attractions, the KC Convention Center and lively downtown activities and entertainment, this downtown Kansas City hotel will exceed your expectations in making your next business event a success.
<![CDATA[Springfield CVB]]>Fri, 20 Feb 2015 16:34:04 GMThttp://www.midwestmeetings.com/missouri-destinations/springfield-cvbPicture
815 E St. Louis St
Springfield, Missouri 65806 
Phone: 800-678-8767
Email Address

Springfield, Missouri combines the best of big city amenities and small town hospitality. Teamed with central location, affordability, service and a unique mix of attractions that are appealing to a variety of groups, this is an ideal convention destination. With more than 60 hotels and 6,000 guest rooms, Springfield, MO offers something for every price and budget. 

Of course, the first criterion when selecting a host city is choice of facilities. The Springfield Expo Center, University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, Ramada Plaza Hotel & Oasis Convention Center, DoubleTree Hotel, White River Conference Center, and Ozark Empire Fairgrounds are just a few of the dozens of potential locations for your next event in Springfield, MO. 

With the many improvements occurring throughout Springfield, MO, this is the ideal time to discuss your group’s needs with the staff of the Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau. Before, during and after your event, enjoy the benefits of the highly experienced, service-intensive staff of the bureau. The CVB offers free expanded and customized convention services that help make your job easier and you look as if you have a staff much larger than you do.