Situated on the banks of the Mahoning River, Youngstown, Ohio, is a popular meeting spot for groups in need of a quick one-day meeting as well as those who need several days to convene, brainstorm and network. Youngstown's several meeting hotels, banquet halls and interesting Youngstown event venues are ready to welcome groups large and small.
Youngstown is 10 miles west of the Pennsylvania state line; it's midway between New York City and Chicago and just over an hour's drive from Cleveland and Pittsburgh. The city is served by Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport (YNG), which has direct flights from Orlando, Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater through Allegiant Airlines.
Chief among Youngstown event venues is Covelli Centre. With 5,900 seats, the facility can accommodate everything from sport events to trade shows to conferences. Covelli includes state-of-the-art audio-visual technology and several luxurious club seating options.
The more than 30 hotel venues in Youngstown and nearby include the Holiday Inn Youngstown-South, which has recently updated its 10,000 square feet of event space. With 13 meeting rooms, the hotel can accommodate groups as large as 400 people. In nearby Sebring, the Sebring Mansion Inn and Spa offers unparalleled elegance in its four event spaces, including the intimate conservatory for 27 guests that affords breathtaking views of the grounds. Hampton Inn & Suites Youngstown-Canfield, Fairfield Inn & Suites Youngstown/Austintown and Best Western Meander Inn also offer meeting space.
From sunny outdoor parks to stylish art museums, Youngstown special event venues include Mill Creek MetroParks, which encompasses over 4,400 acres of well-cared for gardens and numerous indoor and outdoor event facilities, including outdoor pavilions for 25 to 150 people. Located in the heart of Youngstown, Stambaugh Auditorium has a 2,553-seat concert hall and 9,700-square-foot ballroom. Gorgeous American art work makes for a striking background to dinners and galas at the Butler Institute of American Art, whose atrium and galleries are available for private events.
Youngstown is home to a plethora of banquet venues that are perfect for after-hours dinners and cocktail functions. Regency House can host elegant catered affairs for 50 to 350 guests, while the newly remodeled Fifth Season Banquet center welcomes groups as large as 250 people. Located in a former train station for the B&O Railroad and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the B&O Banquet Hall is a stunning brick venue on the banks of the Mahoning River. B&O has three main indoor banquet spaces, as well as a park-like outdoor area for up to 40 people.