The Ultimate Event Locale

Discover Why Springdale Is the Ideal Place for Group Travel, Conventions, and Meetings.

Make Your Next Event a Resounding Success in Springdale

Finding the right venue for a tradeshow or convention that is both affordable and packed with opportunities to engage your attendees can be a challenge.

Our meeting and convention centers offer everything you need to make your event a resounding success. Nestled in the heart of Northwest Arkansas, Springdale is an affordable, accessible, and vibrant community to host your event.

With convention facilities like the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center and additional flexible meeting spaces at The Jones Center, Arvest Ballpark, the Apollo on Emma, and more, you’ll find Springdale is the perfect place for your next group event.

Make a Lasting Impression With a Wide Array of Amenities.

When searching for a place to host your event, Springdale, AR, has so much to offer. We have everything you need to make a lasting impression on your attendees, saving you stress when planning your event.

Flexible Spaces

Our convention centers offer versatile spaces that can accommodate events of any size, from intimate gatherings to large-scale expos.

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Prime Location

Springdale is strategically located in the center of the U.S., offering easy access to major highways, including Interstate 49, which connects to Interstate 40 and Interstate 70.

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Convenient Air Travel

The Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA) ensures seamless travel for your team and attendees, with non-stop flights to more than 20 cities across the nation.

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Unique Offsite Venues

Your tradeshow doesn’t have to be all work and no play. Springdale offers a variety of offsite venues for your team and attendees to enjoy, including the iconic A&M Railroad, the Black Apple Taproom (#4 cidery in the nation), and the picturesque Sassafras Vineyard & Winery.

Affordable Options

Springdale is a cost-effective choice when planning a tradeshow, with convention centers that won’t break the bank and lodging options that can be booked at affordable group rates.

Exceptional Service

Our dedicated team is committed to working together to make your event a success, providing personalized support every step of the way.

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Accommodations for Groups of All Kinds

Springdale offers a wide variety of accommodations for business conferences, meetings, conventions, or tradeshows for various groups, including social, military, medical, educational, religious, and fraternal groups.

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Pass-Through Destination

If you are planning any kind of large group travel to places including Branson, MO, Oklahoma City, OK, or Kansas City, MO, Springdale is an ideal place to stop on your way to your destination. Enjoy affordable group lodging rates, incredible restaurants, and fun activities nearby, including a ride on the A&M railroad or a visit to Crystal Bridges Museum.

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Meeting Planners Guide

With convention facilities like the Northwest Arkansas Convention Center and additional flexible meeting spaces at The Jones Center, Arvest Ballpark, and Parsons Stadium, you’ll find Springdale is the perfect place for your next group event. Start planning your next event by using some of the resources in our Meeting Planners Guide in the link below!

Frequently Asked Questions

What sets Springdale apart from surrounding areas?

Springdale is a part of the vibrant and ever-growing Northwest Arkansas area. However, when compared to other cities in the area, Springdale boasts more affordability while still offering a variety of amenities for your team and attendees to enjoy while they’re in the area.

What support will I receive from Explore Springdale?

Our team is dedicated to making sure your event is a success. We work with local restaurants, offsite locations, etc. to make your visit a great experience!

Does Explore Springdale offer grant funding?

Explore Springdale offers grant funding for festivals, events, conventions, and groups. Contact us to learn when and how to apply for an Explore Springdale grant.

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Start Planning Your Event in Springdale, AR

Let’s make your event one to remember. Contact us today to learn more and book your venue!

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