Plan an Unforgettable Experience

When it comes to your event space for a graduation, you want it to be memorable. And there’s no better venue than the Overland Park Convention Center near Kansas City!

With our full-service event planning and setup, your graduation will come with everything you need. See how our talented event staff can coordinate an incredible event your attendees will remember!

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Graduation Event Spaces

Exhibition Halls

  • 60,000 sq. ft.
  • 5,849 people
  • Main Level

Expecting a larger crowd? You won’t have to worry about capacity at our Exhibition Halls—they're almost entirely free of columns, leaving you with ample space.

Graduation Event Spaces


  • 25,000 sq. ft.
  • 2,499 people
  • Main Level

Our Ballrooms are classic options for graduation event venues near Kansas City. Our audiovisual services and décor options in these expansive spaces bring on a whole new light to your event.

Graduation Event Spaces

Courtyard Rooms

  • 14,145 sq. ft.
  • 1,414 people
  • Lower Level

Needing the flexibility of our customizable Courtyard Rooms? We have whatever you might need for your graduation event venue near Kansas City.

Graduation Event Spaces

Outdoor Spaces

  • 25,000 sq. ft.
  • 3,500 people
  • Lower Level

Add some fresh air to your graduation or prom with our outdoor spaces!

Available Amenities


  • Skirting for 8ft tables in black or white

Eat & Drink

  • Catering services


  • Enhanced colored lighting (in-house AV only)–restrictions apply

  • Riser

  • Professional service staff

  • High-speed Wi-Fi

  • Necessary tables and chairs, including setup and teardown


  • Free parking for guests

  • Over 1,000 hotel rooms within walking distance

  • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi

Hear It From Our Partners

See for yourself what others have experienced at the Overland Park Convention Center. Our team works their hardest to make sure your graduation is a success from start to finish.

Great Job! Staff was excellent! Food service was outstanding.

Research Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology


We hold events at OPCC three times a year and every time is amazing. The staff is prepared, professional and always willing to go the extra mile to make our events great.

Cleveland University


There were many last minute changes to the ceremony. They were met with a “smile”.

DeVry University

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