Kansas City, MO Meeting Planning Overview
Welcome to the heart of the New Midwest, where there's a new energy fueled by creativity and a renewed spirit in every neighborhood. It all starts here. There's never been a better time to host a meeting or event in Kansas City.
The Kansas City metro - now more connected than ever, thanks to the KC Streetcar - offers more than 34,000 guest rooms, 2,000 of which connect to the convention center, plus a new downtown convention hotel opening in 2020.
Encompassing more than 800,000 square feet, the Kansas City Convention & Entertainment Facilities can serve every meeting need under one roof. Not to mention that the Kansas City Convention Center houses 388,800 square feet of contiguous, column-free exhibit space in Bartle Hall. As part of a $150 million improvement project, the center's meeting space was recently renovated, resulting in one of the largest green ballrooms in the nation.
About Kansas City, MO / Additional Info
There's something happening in Kansas City. A new energy. A revolution of creativity, music, food, art, business - a renewed spirit in every neighborhood. A bigger idea of what the Midwest can be. We call it the New Midwest. And it all starts here, in Kansas City.
Here, attendees will savor barbecue, fountains, and jazz - each of which has defined Kansas City since its original renaissance in the 1920s and ‘30s. Those traditions are as strong now as they've ever been, thanks to free-flowing sauce, fountains, and musical notes, all a testament to the city's culture, history, and heart.
Yet the city's art scene has quietly flourished for decades. And while modern artists make waves each day, Kansas City's deep-seated cultural roots continue to add color to its canvas, brush stroke after figurative brush stroke, creating a potent arts scene worth exploring many times over.