Meeting Planning in Springfield, MO
Springfield Exposition Center
The Springfield Expo Center, located in Springfield's 12-acre Jordan Valley Park and just one block from the downtown district, features sweeping, modern architecture, fantastic amenities and superior meeting spaces. The center is conveniently located just five miles away from the Springfield Branson Regional Airport, surrounded by more than 50 restaurants, shopping and nightlife, and a short walk away from Drury University and Missouri State University. Totaling more than 112,000 square feet of convention space, the Springfield Expo Center features a 45,000-square-foot column-free Expo Hall, divisible into three separate spaces, with 35-foot-tall ceilings. The center's seven breakout meeting rooms each measure 624 square feet and each accommodate up to 65 people, while the 25,200-square-foot Lower Hall can accommodate 2,650 people and 21,500-squre-foot Upper Hall can accommodate 2,250 people.
Opened in September 2003, the $16 million Springfield Expo Center features high-speed Internet access and state-of-the-art audiovisual resources throughout the facility. The Springfield Expo Center's curving, welcoming exterior is rivaled only by the center's sweeping interior space, marked by neutral hues, sprawling skylights, elegant recessed lighting and an open, airy atmosphere. The center also features in-house catering services and a 977-space adjacent parking garage. The University Plaza Hotel, located directly across the street from the Springfield Expo Center, manages all of the center's events. The 217-room hotel features a full-service business center, indoor and outdoor pools, a cutting-edge fitness center and sauna, as well as high-speed Internet access throughout the hotel. The hotel also features an additional 39,000 square feet of meeting space throughout 21 meeting rooms and 12,800-square-foot Grand Ballroom.
635 East Saint Louis Street
Springfield, MO 65806