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Scranton, PA Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 20
Total Sleeping Rooms 1,671
Largest Exhibit Space 7,040 Sq. Ft.
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $88
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $56
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $332

Scranton, PA Meeting Planning Overview

Located in Northeast Pennsylvania, Scranton is the sixth most populous city in the state and the cultural hub of the Lackawanna County region. With direct access to four major highways including Interstate 380, 81, 84, and 476 (PA Turnpike), the city is an easy and short drive from places such as New York, Philadelphia, and New Jersey. With spacious parks, unique museums, and historical venues supporting state of the art technology and audiovisual needs, the Electric City is a perfect location for your next event, conference, or business function.

Small groups can conduct meetings in a restored business car of a steam locomotive at the Steamtown National Historic Site or among archaeological artifacts at the Everhart Museum. With a large arts community, your team can find creativity when they talk business surrounded by the works of local artists at AFA Gallery.

For groups of 5 to conferences of 500 the historical Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel, the Hilton Scranton Conference Center, and Four Points by Sheraton Scranton provide meeting and banquet space, event services, and accommodations to host all activities in one location. Host a business meeting at the New York Yankee AAA affiliate baseball team, the Scranton Wilkes-Barre Railriders', PNC Field for meetings and events with a large clubhouse and multiple breakout rooms. Montage Mountain Resorts also provides large event spaces with easy access to the ski slopes for "after business fun!"

Want to stay closer to Montage Mountain? Choose from any of the following hotels: Hampton Inn Scranton Montage Mountain, Courtyard by Marriott Scranton Wilkes-Barre, Springhill Suites by Marriott Scranton Wilkes-Barre, TownePlace Suites by Marriott Scranton Wilkes-Barre, and the Comfort Suites Scranton.

Enjoy the entertainment while visiting Scranton with Broadway performances at the Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple, constant art and ethnic festivals, and a number of museums such as the Electric City Trolley Museum and the Houdini Museum-Tour & Magic Show. The Electric City is also home to the nationally acclaimed television series "The Office." Take the self-guided walking tour to relive the show!

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