Planning FAQs for the Overland Park Convention Center
- Our 60,000-sq. ft. Exhibit hall can accommodate nearly 300 exhibitor booths. With an additional 25,000-sq. ft. Ballroom and in-house catering specialists, the Overland Park Convention Center can provide more space and opportunities for your show.
- Yes, the convention center has rooms for all types of corporate events, large and small. We have the space for networking events, conferences, executive meetings, galas, and any corporate event you are planning.
- The facility is equipped with 24-hour surveillance cameras and on-site security personnel. Entrances to Exhibit Halls, Ballrooms and meeting spaces are secured with restricted access electronic locks.
- The OPCC has eight loading docks suitable for standard commercial trailers. Additionally, we provide two drive-in ramps that provide access directly to the Exhibition Hall. As well as a sliding glass wall provides access to our spacious pre-function areas.
- Our marketing team has the ability to assist in local promotion of your show. Advertisements, press kits and press releases can be created in-house. The marketing team will work with you to create a campaign that will focus on your specific demographics. This will help to increase awareness and attendance for your event.
- Yes, we offer a portable box office, a ticket supervisor and ticket sellers to accommodate your event’s ticketing needs.
- No. There are 1,400 free parking spots on facility grounds including 400 covered and ample ADA spots. The surrounding corporate offices provide additional parking space during weekend hours.
- OPCC’s Green Program encourages recycling, energy management, use of green chemicals, and purchasing local food and products. Call (913) 339-3000 to enquire about Upgraded Sustainability Packages available for events at OPCC.
- Johnson County’s adult population is among the most highly educated in America. Of the nation’s 231 counties with populations greater than 250,000, Johnson County ranks first in the percentage of adults with at least a high school education, sixth in percentage with at least a bachelor’s degree and sixteenth in the proportion with a graduate of professional degree. The high education levels of Overland Park’s population translate into household incomes that are among the upper echelon of cities nationally.According to the 2000 Census, Overland Park’s median household income ranks among the upper half of the AAA-bond rated cities. One-third of the city’s households had earnings in excess of $100,000 in 2004. Overland Park’s income levels coupled with the city’s strong growth make it one of the most sought-after consumer markets in the nation. Also, the U. S. Census Bureau ranked Overland Park 25th in the nation in per capita retail sales among 239 cities with populations of at least 100,000. For more demographic information, please visit www.opedc.org and visit overlandpark.com.