Why Choose Our Destination?
Inviting. Affordable. Accessible. - Visit the Hershey Harrisburg Region of South Central Pennsylvania for your next business event and receive rave reviews from your participants! When you plan your next conference, trade show, event, or meeting in the Hershey Harrisburg Region, you’ll discover an affordable destination offering world-class attractions, accommodations to suit every taste and budget, as well as delectable dining and rewarding shopping experiences. You won’t find ordinary options here--numerous unique venues provide a more exciting setting for a kick-off reception or guest event…let us help you get creative! - The Hershey Harrisburg Region is located within a convenient three-hour or less drive from major cities such as New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and Baltimore. Traveling here is also simple and direct, whether by plane, car, or train. Just 20 minutes from downtown Harrisburg, Harrisburg International Airport (airport code MDT) is serviced by five major airlines offering daily nonstop flights to over a dozen destinations with one-stop connections to cities worldwide. Downtown Harrisburg’s stately Amtrak® station (station code HAR) welcomes hundreds of visitors traveling the Keystone and Pennsylvanian line each day. Several major interstates also intersect the Hershey Harrisburg Region, making traveling by car a breeze. - Four-star service and amenities are found at affordable prices here in the Hershey Harrisburg Region. We know budgets are crucial and often dictate the scale of your event. Let our experienced and professional staff work with you on on-site tours, room blocks, contracts, and services to make the very most of whatever budget size you are operating with. Over 9,000 hotel rooms in a variety of properties ranging from select- to full-service to luxury resort ensure a variety of price points to fit any budget. Dining in the Hershey Harrisburg Region is a travel experience unto itself! Delectable menus showcasing local farm-fresh ingredients, eclectic and traditional offerings, and international cuisines can all be found here. So many choices will leave you wanting to come back for more. - We have all the resources you may need as you plan your next meeting, conference, exposition, or social event. Let the professional staff at Visit Hershey & Harrisburg navigate you through the RFP process, site visits, and all event details to ensure your event is stellar and memorable! We can provide all necessary information to assist you during your initial site selection and planning phase by gathering your meeting details for lead distribution and hotel proposals and by matching you with our properties that suit your specific meeting requirements and budgets. We’ll coordinate site visits, familiarization tours, and bid presentations as well. - Once you’ve booked your event, our staff can help maximize your attendees free time by helping you create pre- and post-conference activities, spouse tours, golf outings, and special events. We’ll also establish hotel blocks and reservation services, offer dining, attraction, transportation, and service recommendations. If you need promotional support, we can help with that too! We have a wide variety of photographs and promotional materials available to showcase the region to your attendees. - Come early and stay late…make it a full blown vacation while you’re here on business and enjoy all the region has to offer.
Distance from airport
- Harrisburg International Airport
19.31 km from city center
Hershey's Chocolate World Attraction
The National Civil War Museum
Balloon Rides Daily by United States Hot Air Balloon Team
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course
The AACA Museum
Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center
Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center is located at 2300 North Cameron Street in Harrisburg. The flexibility of the complex allows it to host major events around the entire facility, a private meeting, or anything in between.
- Exhibit Space92,903 sq. mTotal meeting space62,227 sq. m
We will do whatever it takes to make your next meeting or convention a sweet success. Here are just a few of the services we can provide: - Lodging Coordination/Online Housing Bureau - Site Inspections - Local Attraction Information - Referrals for Entertainment & Spousal Tours - Venue Procurement - Shuttle Service Referrals - Promotional Support - On-Site Support - VIP Greetings Please note that it is the policy and practice of Visit Hershey & Harrisburg's sales and services departments to work with each individual meeting, convention, and event, sport, and expo planner to determine the important parameters when selecting a hotel or service for the purpose of the event. Leads are only distributed to those hotels and companies who offer services with the ability to accommodate the needs of the customer. Sending a lead to the entire Visit Hershey & Harrisburg Partner base is not our practice. Visit Hershey & Harrisburg provides meeting/event planners the ability to remain confidential or opt-out of solicitation during the lead distribution process. http://www.visithersheyharrisburg.org/meetings-conventions/