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200 NE A St.
72712
Bentonville
www.21cmuseumhotel.com
479 286-6500
(855) 535-0273
479 286-6501
Jessie Wooten
Sales Mgr.
Andy Yoon
Assoc. Dir. of Sales
160
104
216
12000
7
6
2496
104 rooms/suites & 12,000+ square feet of art-filled exhibition, meeting & event space. 21c Bentonville presents curated, rotating exhibitions, dynamic installations & live art events.
A combination boutique hotel & contemporary art museum. Located on the northeast corner of Bentonville town square within walking distance of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
One Capitol Mall, 4A-900
72201
Little Rock
www.arkansasgrouptravel.com
501 682-1081
(800) 872-1259
501 682-2523
Amanda Glover
Group Travel Consultant
Tracy Morales
Group Travel Mgr.
If you are looking for something different, we’ve got you covered in Arkansas! From traditional convention centers, mountain get-a-ways, to lakefront lodges, the Natural State offers meeting planners a wide variety of options based on your needs. One-of-a-kind attractions are available for guests during down time. Opportunities include digging for diamonds at Crater of Diamonds State Park, or viewing exquisite pieces of art at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art. Visit the Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash & see where things began for The Man In Black. Take a stroll through one of three purse museums in the entire world, The Esse Purse Museum. Enjoy star gazing with one of our Park Interpreters. The possibilities in Arkansas are endless! Many cities market to conference planners: Eureka Springs, Fort Smith, Hot Springs, Little Rock, Pine Bluff, Rogers, Springdale, Benton, Texarkana, Jonesboro, Fayetteville & El Dorado.
104 E Central Ave.
72712
Bentonville
www.bentonville.org
479 271-9153 . 207
(800) 410-2535
479 464-4298
Christine Skorenko
Sales Mgr.
8000
450000
35526
2,193
We will be glad to assist you in every aspect of your convention & meeting planning.

Services include RFP dissemination, site inspections, registration assistance, on-site conference visitor information, personal welcome committee at airport or conference center, welcome address by city leader, marketing collateral for attendee recruitment, web based registration & hotel booking engine, off-site event support & services.

900 Oak St.
72034
Conway
www.conwayark.com
501 327-7788
(888) 270-9901
501 325-3286
Rachel Shaw
Dir. of Destination Mktg.
2052
724385
60000

Conway is a college town with a young, eager to help population. Call Rachel Shaw for a list of great meeting spaces.

201 S Shackleford Road
72211
Little Rock
www.crowneplazalittlerock.com
501 223-3000
(866) 276-6648
501 537-2334
Jim Faulkner
GM
Jeananne Hawking
Dir. of Sales
240
244
300
7500
11
11
2691
Business center, VIP floor, complimentary wireless Internet access, A/V services, lounge, restaurant & outdoor & indoor pools.
The Crowne Plaza Little Rock offers 244 upscale rooms. Our striking new look & exemplary service make Crowne Plaza Little Rock’s most exceptional property.
600 Museum Way
72712
Bentonville
http://crystalbridges.org
479 418-5700
479 418-5701
Barbara McBride
Special Events Mgr.
Barbara Tillman
Special Events Sales Coord.
225
350
4180
6
350
Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art features some of the most elegant event venues in the region, offering facilities for a wide variety of events. Enjoy beautiful views of Crystal Bridges’ pond & landscape from the Museum’s Great Hall or restaurant, dance the night away on our spacious outdoor landing, or celebrate alongside the Art Trail on the Museum’s South Lawn, surrounded by native Ozark forest. Your guests also have the unique opportunity to experience the Museum’s breathtaking collection of American Art.
Fort Smith Convention & Visitors Bureau
2 N B St.
72901
Fort Smith
www.meetinfortsmith.com
479 783-8888
(800) 637-1477
479 784-2421
Amy Jones
Conv. & Event Sales Dir.
Russ Jester
COMM & Event Serv. Mgr.
3251
298592
87650
1,400
Fort Smith’s central location & proximity to major highway/interstate systems make it one of the most convenient meeting destinations in the Nation. Connects a rich 200-year heritage with big-city amenities/attractions ideal for keeping large groups thoroughly & affordable entertained. Ranked the number one Most Affordable City in the U.S. by Kiplinger’s & number two in the U.S. for Lowest Cost of Doing Business by Forbes. Boasts a diverse offering of event venues that can host large conventions, sports tournaments, concerts, festivals, rodeos, film screenings & any other type of event. “Top 10 True Western Town” by True West magazine, the birthplace of True Gritt, & future home of the National U.S. Marshals Museum. Fort Smith’s National Historic Site was selected as one of the “Top 50 Historical Spots Worth Traveling For” by Flipkey-aTrip Advisor company.

From the first phone call through the final session, our Convention Services staff is here to help you plan, manage & execute your event by providing you with the support & tools that ensure successful conventions. We offer important pre-meeting services such as bid packages, on-site & pre-registration assistance, concierge & restaurant reservations services & more. We can even help you develop attendance builders & collateral materials that can be used to promote your meeting. Plus, we can streamline your planning process by providing guidance on catering, transportation, special event planning, design consultation, & entertainment. In short, we strive to help you take care of every detail & exceed your expectations.

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Fort Smith Convention Center
55 S Seventh
72901
Fort Smith
www.fortsmithconventioncenter.org
479 788-8932
479 788-8930
Jeremy Richey
Sales Dir
Tim Seeberg
Exec. Dir.
2710
255
3300
5232
67640
230
40000
13
1331
From the extra-hands-on clients who want to handle most of the details, to those seeking an effortless journey toward their special occasion, the professional event planning team at the Fort Smith Convention Center will be there for you & will strive to provide the service that best meets your needs. Fort Smith Convention Center offers an infinitely-flexible event space that can accommodate the largest types of conferences, conventions, trade shows, concerts, indoor sports tournaments, & all other large events.

48,640 square feet of total event space featuring 13 meeting rooms & a column-free exhibit hall with 34-foot ceilings that can be partitioned into 5 sections. Attached DoubleTree by Hilton adds an additional 19,000 square feet of event space & 255 guest rooms/suites. Performing Arts Center with theatre-style seating for 1,331, cast & company backstage facilities, & full sound, lighting & electrical. FREE parking & high-speed (wireless or broadband) Internet, plus a full range of event planning, management & execution services. Within walking distance to numerous restaurants, nightlife & live entertainment venues, museums & galleries, historic sites, attractions, boutiques, & more!

Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau
One Statehouse Plaza
72201
Little Rock
www.littlerock.com
501 370-3250
Alan Sims
VP of Sales/Services
Daria Aldridge
Booking Coord.
9500
720000
255000
5,000
LRCVB is a full-service bureau providing assistance with hotel selection, date availability, site inspections, housing bureau, preregistration, on-site registration, publicity, media relations & visitor information.

Little Rock boasts affordable hotel rates, outstanding convention facilities & a variety of unique historical attractions like the William J. Clinton Presidential Center & Park and Heifer International. The Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport is a mere 10 minutes from downtown. Visitors love Little Rock’s charming hospitality, genuine people and sincere service, and we hope it is readily apparent why we say “Life is better with a Southern accent.™”

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P. O. Box 5511
72119
North Little Rock
www.northlittlerock.org
501 758-1424
(800) 643-4690
501 758-5752
Scott Sudduth
Group Marketing Consultant
2000
200000
65000
200
We offer a variety of meeting venues, directly across the Arkansas River from Little Rock. Small town charm with convenient access to all points of interest in central Arkansas.

Site research & selection, assistance with off-site activities & PR support, registration support, welcome bags with dining coupons & area information.

Ottenheimer Hall
400 President Clinton Ave.
72201
Little Rock
www.rivermarket.info
501 370-3246
501 376-7833
Daria Aldridge
Bookings Coord.
100
7875
100
1500
1
The Ottenheimer River Market Hall is in the heart of Little Rock’s Entertainment District. Operated by Little Rock CVB, home to the Farmers’ Market & more! We have two 6,800-square-foot outdoor pavilions. First Security Amphitheater features 1,375 permanent seats & 6,500 lawn seats. The Bill & Margaret Clark Multi-purpose room is perfect for meetings, parties, receptions & more!

We have two 6,800-square-foot outdoor pavilions. First Security Amphitheater features 1,375 permanent seats & 6,500 lawn seats. The Bill & Margaret Clark Multi-purpose room is perfect for meetings, parties, receptions & more!

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One Convention Center Plaza
71601
Pine Bluff
www.pinebluffcvb.org
870 536-7600
(800) 536-7660
870 535-4867
Sheri Storie
Dir. of Mktg./Events
Greg Gustek
CVB Dir.
989
250000
50000
500

Services include, but are not limited to: coordination of pre- & post-conference activities, promotional material, conference mailing, coordination of local transportation & more!

Robinson Center
P. O. Box 3232
72203
Little Rock
www.littlerockmeetings.com
501 370-3246
501 376-7833
Alan Sims
VP of Sales & Services
Daria Aldridge
Bookings Coord.
500
750
21000
7
2214
Visitors love Little Rock’s charming hospitality, we hope it is readily apparent why we say “Life is better with a Southern accent.™”

With a grand re-opening slated for November 2016, Little Rock’s $70 million renovation of the Robinson Center will provide unrivaled new meeting & special event options for groups looking for a convenient & dramatic location for their next event. When it re-opens, it will be LEED-certified, & its state-of-the-art multi-purpose performance hall will feature a 2,200-seat proscenium theater, & a brand new conference center addition includes a flexible ballroom, meeting & pre-function spaces, with a 5,800 square foot outdoor terrace overlooking the Arkansas River & the city’s beautiful LED-illuminated historic downtown bridges. Additionally, the Robinson Center will be directly connected to the DoubleTree Little Rock, which is currently undergoing its own multi-million dollar renovation. Combined, the Robinson Center and DoubleTree Little Rock will provide more than 45,000 square feet of combined conference space.

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Springdale A&P Commission
P. O. Box 166
72765
Springdale
www.explorespringdale.com
479 872-2222
(800) 972-7261
Anne-Ashley Black
Dir. of Tourism
1600
315000
75229
300
Springdale is the heart of Northwest Arkansas. Just a heartbeat away from thrilling Razorback sports action, hundreds of shopping destinations, incredible restaurants, world-class fishing & water skiing, beautiful & challenging golf courses & more.

Northwest Arkansas Convention Center – Largest meeting & convention center in Northwest Arkansas with more than 49,000 square feet of space. Over 2,474 luxury & economy hotel rooms & suites nearby.

Statehouse Convention Center
P. O. Box 3232
72203
Little Rock
www.littlerockmeetings.com
501 370-3246
(800) 844-4781
501 376-7833
Alan Sims
VP of Sales & Services
Daria Aldridge
Booking Coord.
4700
8000
220000
400
82892
16
Statehouse Convention Center is operated by the Little Rock CVB. Non-union facility.

Little Rock is located in central US, & our Bill and Hillary Clinton National Airport is a mere 10 minutes from downtown. Statehouse Convention Center is located in our pedestrian-friendly central core, near numerous world-class attractions, restaurants, shops & nightlife. Visitors love our charming hospitality, genuine people & sincere service; we hope it’s readily apparent that “Meetings are better with a Southern accent.™”

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75 Prospect Ave.
72632
Eureka Springs
www.crescenthotel.com
479 363-6322
(800) 903-4940
479 253-0391
Jodie English Brown
Dir. of Sales
250
76
250
3810
2
12
2497
Historic Hotel of America branded resort located in the heart of the Ozark Mountains in NW Arkansas. Easy air & car access.
Historic ambiance in the unique village of Eureka Springs surrounded by rivers, lakes, art galleries & historic architecture.
239 Central Ave.
71901
Hot Springs
www.arlingtonhotel.com
501 623-7771
(800) 643-1502
501 609-2636
Bob Martorana
GM
Benny Baker
Dir. of Sales
600
475
1000
45000
17
39
8250
Business center, wireless Internet access, A/V services, lounge, restaurant, 2 heated outdoor pools, fitness facility & spa treatments.
Full-service landmark hotel located in historic downtown district. Bath house on premises. Golf & tennis privileges at nearby country club. Beauty salon, Boutique & gift shop.
P. O. Box 6000
71902
Hot Springs
www.hotsprings.org
501 321-2835 . 6122
(800) 922-6478
501 620-5009
Tammy Clampet
Dir. of Sales
Craig Durmon
Sales Mgr.
4000
100000
37000
4,000
Natural hot springs & world-famous bathhouse row. Abundant scenic beauty. Thoroughbred racing. Dozens of attractions. Historic landmarks. World-class arts community. Award-winning restaurants.

The Hot Springs Convention Center/Bank of the Ozarks Arena is the largest & most user friendly facility in Arkansas, with 363,200 square feet of usable space under roof including 15 meeting/breakout rooms plus 103,000 square feet of clear span exhibit space. The multi-purpose Bank of Ozarks Arena seats 6,000. Horner Hall Ballroom provides a 16,000-square-foot banquet & performing arts venue.

317 W Walnut
72756
Rogers
www.visitrogersarkansas.com
479 636-1240
(800) 364-1240
479 636-5485
Erin Jernigan
Conv. Sales Mgr.
5000
500000
60000
2,500
With convention facilities like the 125,000 sq. ft. John Q. Hammons Center, over 2,000 hotel rooms, space for 42 simultaneous meetings in our convention center, great dining options, a variety of regional attractions & 15 direct flights, it’s no wonder that when groups choose Rogers, they often come back again. Check out our meeting planner resources at www.visitrogersarkansas.com.
Two Riverfront Place
72114
North Little Rock
www.wyndham.com/hotels/LITNO/main.wnt
501 371-9000
(866) 657-4458
501 907-4800
Lana Roach
Dir. of Sales
Becki Lewis
GM
500
220
700
14000
13
13
5800
Business center, wireless Internet access, A/V services, 2 lounges, 2 restaurants, outdoor pool, complimentary parking & expanded fitness center.
Convenient to convention center & all Little Rock & North Little Rock attractions. 2 restaurants: Benihana Japanese Steakhouse & Riverfront Steakhouse. Only 2 blocks from Verizon Arena & Dickey Stephens ballpark. Complimentary parking & breakfast included in rates.