Happy Faces, Hidden Places

Meetings & Conventions Planning Services

Meetings & Conventions Planning Services


Bring your next event to our historic community along the Ohio River and enjoy nearly 45 facilities perfect for your meeting of 40 or 4,000. Evansville has all the amenities of a big city with the hidden gems you only find in a small town.


State-of-the-Art Venues

Everything for everyone happens here.

Ford Center

The Ford Center is home to everything from high-profile concerts to NCAA basketball games. It’s frequently packed with cheering fans, but the flexible floor space is perfect for any indoor event.

Old National Events Plaza

One of the most versatile spaces in southwestern Indiana, the Old National Events Plaza hosts everything from large conferences and banquets to intimate performing arts events at Aiken Theatre.


Work, Play and Stay

This is the type of place where you can have it all.

Tropicana Evansville

Tropicana’s Riverfront Pavillion has the most spectacular views in Evansville! Right on the Ohio River, this entertainment complex has two hotels, 24-hour casino, four restaurants, two bars, and of course the Executive Conference Center.

DoubleTree by Hilton

If you want convenience, this is it. The DoubleTree by Hilton has direct access to the Ford Center and the Old National Events Plaza via Sky Bridge, and it is within walking distance to many downtown Evansville amenities.

Holiday Inn Evansville Airport

If your commute is by plane, why not stay less than a mile from the airport? The Holiday Inn has all the amenities and meeting spaces you need with quick access to the rest of the city.


Make it Memorable

Around here, ordinary is boring.

Koch Family Children’s Museum of Evansville

Who says meetings have to be boring? cMoe’s innovative exhibits and hands-on play places are made for the young at heart. It’s the perfect spot for team building exercises or after hours fun.

Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden

And you thought your last meeting was wild! Bet you never guessed that you’d spend a work day in the South American Rain Forest, but here at Mesker Park Zoo & Botanic Garden you can.

The Pagoda

Home to the Visitors Center, the Pagoda includes an indoor and outdoor rooftop terrace overlooking the Ohio River.


From historic buildings to ballparks, there are many more locations in Evansville for your next event. Browse our complete list of facilities to find the perfect place.