Find your way as a meeting planner without losing your mind in Grand Island with the help of the CVB.
Our facilities can accommodate all kinds of gatherings, from weddings to trade shows and workshops to association meetings.
It is our absolute pleasure at the visitors bureau to help you plan your meeting, from the big picture down to the details.
Grand Island, Nebraska, offers a full-service convention and visitors bureau with years of planning experience, knowledgable and friendly volunteers, and national-caliber venues.
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The Fonner Park Campus includes 375,000 modern, multipurpose square feet. Four hotel convention properties range from 3,000 to 14,000 square feet. More intimate venues include architect Edward Durell Stone’s Stuhr Building, the 1930s Grand Theatre with its original interior, and a small Burlington Northern depot.
New, new, new!
The Central Nebraska Regional Airport opened a brand new terminal in 2016. The airport offers daily flights to Dallas/Fort Worth and twice weekly flights to Las Vegas and Phoenix-Mesa. Mainstay Suites opened in 2015 and Candlewood Suites debuted in 2016. The Chocolate Bar is added a meeting space that will seat up to 200 people, and the new, high-tech Raising Nebraska agricultural exhibit is a one-of-a-kind place to hold your event.
We’ll do whatever it takes within our power for your convention, show, or conference to be successful, from laying groundwork to nit-picking details. Relax; meetings are made easy with your Grand Island hospitality team.
Area hotel rooms: 1,819
Transportation: Central Nebraska Regional Airport; Interstate 80; US Highways 281, 30 and 34; Nebraska Highway 2
Meeting facilities: 60 diverse meeting sites including the Heartland Events Center; Bosselman Conference Center; 100,000 sq ft Exhibition Building; 250,000+ sq ft of multi-purpose buildings; Boarders Inn & Suites; Fairfield Inn & Suites; Ramada Midtown; Quality Inn & Conference Center; Raising Nebraska agricultural exhibit; Riverside Golf Club.
Attractions: Crane Trust Nature & Visitor Center; Fonner Park; Heartland Public Shooting Park; Nebraska State Fair; Island Oasis Water Park; Raising Nebraska agricultural exhibit; Railside (downtown); Stuhr Museum.
Railside continues to rock. The Hear Grand Island concert series returns in 2017.
Stuhr Museum of the Prairie Pioneer recently completed a $7 million dollar restoration of the Edward Durell Stone building that anchors their property.
The people of Grand Island represent the true make up the community. Meet some of the characters of the city in these interviews.