courtesy Elko CVA
Published February 14, 2018
Elko, Nevada is located in the northeastern corner of the state and sits at the base of the beautiful Ruby Mountains. Conveniently located off Interstate I-80 between Reno, Nevada and Salt Lake City, Utah. Convention and conference attendees will discover a refreshing sense of energy, basking in the pool of ideas and topics for conversation in our state of the art facilities. The Elko Convention & Visitors Authority has over 40 years of experience in pre-convention & program planning. Let our professional staff be the liaison between you and the supplier and help you connect with the specialists offering catering, and lodging accommodations
The Elko Conference Center is a multi-use, state of the art, conference and meeting center that offers multiple room combinations for your meeting and catering needs. Combined with the Elko Convention Center, the ability to accommodate up to 1500 attendees is now easily accomplished with 30,000 square feet of affordable usable meeting space and a 923 seat auditorium. A large outdoor plaza connects the two buildings, providing the opportunity to further expand catered functions. Citywide, Elko has over 100,000 square feet of affordable meeting space and offers several unique meeting venues, such as the Western Folklife Center, Sherman Station and the California Trails Interpretive Center for a real authentic western experience.
The city of Elko has over 2700 affordable lodging rooms, 5 large casinos, 2 golf courses and a regional airport with daily Delta airline flights to Salt Lake City International Airport. From sunrise to sunset, guests have plenty of time to savor the fare at one of Elko’s exceptional restaurants ranging from top rated Sushi bars to Basque family-style dining and of course, there is plenty of Nevada style entertainment.
Northeast Nevada is the nation’s largest gold producer offering gold mining tours April through October. Along with mining you’ll experience Western, Basque and Native American culture at its finest. Enjoy touring the Western Folklife Center home to the National Cowboy Poetry Gathering, Northeastern Nevada Museum, California Trail Interpretive Center and the new Cowboy Arts & Gear Museum. Lamoille Canyon and Angle Lake scenic byways offer breathtaking views, hiking, biking and amazing photo opportunities. For more information call (800) 248-3556 or www.exploreelko.com.
The California Trails Interpretive Center
The Elko Convention Center
Elko, Nevada sits at the base of the beautiful Ruby Mountains.