Five Popular Destinations for Conferences in the U.S.
One thing is for sure – the United States is full of breathtaking cities filled with spacious and one-of-a-kind event venues. Usually, the cities best suited for large, multi-day conferences are those that boast popular tourist and local attractions. Look no further than these five spectacular destinations for your next conference in the United States. You will not be disappointed with any of these cities!
Centered in the sunshine state, Orlando is a stunning destination for your next conference. Stay a few extra days after your event ends and soak up the sun at either Daytona or Clearwater Beach. Visit with princesses, princes, superheroes, and animated characters when you visit Walt Disney World. If you’re interested, many adult visitors of this beloved resort spend one of their vacation days “Drinking Around the World” in Epcot – a great way to unwind and relax. Another exciting place to visit during your stay in Orlando is the Kennedy Space Center. Since 1968, it has been the main launch location for NASA. These exceptional attractions make Orlando one of the best places to hold your conference.
If you’re searching for a venue to hold a conference in Orlando, we suggest The Hangar – a 20,000 square foot airport hangar at the Orlando Executive Airport. This industrial event space can accommodate a capacity of 1,500 guests and offers a large industrial space that can be rearranged to fit your needs. Both large and small groups will love calling The Hangar and Orlando home for a few days during their business next trip.
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Las Vegas, Nevada
Las Vegas, NV is an extremely popular tourist destination for professionals across the country and around the world. The numerous exciting attractions within and surrounding the city make it an easy choice for planners searching for a place to hold a conference in Nevada. The Entertainment Capital of the World welcomes 42 million visitors every year. More than four miles long, the Las Vegas Strip is full of restaurants, bars, clubs, shopping, theaters, and tons of casinos waiting for you to spend some of your extra change. If you’re not afraid of heights, take a ride on the High Roller. A marvel of modern architecture – it’s the tallest and heaviest Ferris wheel in the world! Finally, if you’re looking to spend some time outdoors during the downtime of your conference, visit one of the most beautiful destinations in the country – Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Whatever you plan to do in Las Vegas, it is sure to be memorable!
At MEET Las Vegas, the only limit to your next conference is your imagination. With both indoor and outdoor space, this event venue is a great option for event planners in Nevada. Whether you’re planning an intimate gathering or large conference, MEET Las Vegas offers a blank slate for anything you can imagine. Work hard and play hard in Las Vegas!
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Let’s take a trip to the south! Dallas, TX is full of history and culture but still boasts modern flair throughout the city. Everything’s bigger in Texas – even your conferences! If you’re searching for a destination with large event venues, Dallas is your place. An added benefit – the city is home to many popular attractions! Start your downtown adventure at the Reunion Tower observation deck and take in the beautiful cityscape from 470 feet in the air. If you’re a history buff, spend the day learning more about one of America’s greats on the JFK assassination tour. Take part in one of the many restaurant and bar tours launched daily in Dallas. During your next conference, you’ll discover the true meaning of “southern hospitality” as you explore the city.
Lone Star Park is a great choice for your conference in Texas. The staff at this famous racetrack know how to plan a successful event. Whether you have a group of 20 or 20,000, Lone Star Park is a spectacular venue for your next conference. You’ll even be able to host an event during their LIVE seasons and choose from one of the numerous packages. Hosting your conference at Lone Star Park is guaranteed to be a memorable experience!
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Atlanta, GA is another great location for a conference in the south. The Big Peach will greet you with sunshine and friendly faces from the residents and tourists alike. The city is full of popular tourist attractions and will provide your guests with something exciting to do after their conference ends. Visit Centennial Olympic Park which was the home to 1996 Olympic Games. Enjoy one of the four choreographed water shows that take place in the park’s most well-known elements – the Fountain of Rings. Ponce De Market is another well-known attraction in Atlanta. With varied food options, rooftop venues, coffee shops, and boutiques, Ponce De Market is both a tourist and local favorite. Finally, a unique destination in Atlanta is the World of Coca-Cola. If you enjoy this fizzy drink, make sure you visit this museum to learn all about it. Atlanta is full of attractions to enjoy as you pass through during your next conference!
Full of history, Variety Playhouse is a spacious option for your conference in Atlanta. With a capacity of 1,100 attendees, this venue offers a flexible meeting space which can be customized to fit your needs. Variety Playhouse is the ideal selection for hosting an epic event in the Atlanta market!
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San Francisco, California
San Francisco, CA is our final suggestion for an unforgettable conference in the U.S. This city is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of California which means there are more than enough things to entertain your guests before, during, and after your conference. Of course, one of your first stops should be to take a picture of the famous Golden Gate Bridge. It’s one of the most photographed landmarks on Earth, so don’t miss out! Next, take a boat ride to Alcatraz – the location where some of the most notorious United States criminals were incarcerated. Take a tour of the federal prison and learn more about this historic location and the people who were imprisoned there. Nature lovers will enjoy hiking to the top of Twin Peaks or walking through Golden Gate Park. San Francisco is overflowing with natural beauty and local attractions for everyone to enjoy!
Featuring Gothic, neoclassic, and Beaux-Arts styles, The Regency Center is full of historic architecture and breathtaking meeting spaces for your next conference. With three separate venues, The Regency Center allows event planners to customize their dream event. This venue boasts a capacity of 1,400 guests, so it’s a perfect option for your conference. Not only will guests enjoy touring the beautiful city of San Francisco, but they will also love this stunning venue.
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Unique Venues is ready to help pair you with the perfect conference space for your next conference in the United States! Big or small, we have member venues that will make your event unforgettable. Email our Venue Advisors today to get started!