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Kearney, Where the Heartland Gathers (Sponsored)

Every year Kearney is home to more than 1,350 events. Everything from large conferences to state and regional sporting events, as well as a number of smaller professional and educational meetings, come to town every year. The reason is simple. In Kearney, you’ll find a combination of facilities, service, and small-town comfort that just isn’t available anywhere else in the Midwest.

Kearney’s meeting and event facilities are the best between Omaha and Denver. That’s not hyperbole. It’s a simple fact. The more than 300,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, with an additional 100,000 currently under construction, gives us the ability to host large conferences and events that have a hard time finding an appropriate and convenient space even in communities 10 times our size. That space also means that we can accommodate a number of smaller events at once without breaking a sweat.

It’s not just the actual event space, though. In Kearney, you’ll find more than 1,750 guest rooms with more under construction. A large number of the hotels were recently remodeled and offer the newest amenities. Unlike a lot of other communities, the majority of these hotels are within minutes of the event spaces, with a number of them sharing the same event campus.

The facilities may be the best between Omaha and Denver, but that’s not what makes Kearney the premier host community in the Heartland. It’s the people. Throughout our facilities and organizations, you’ll find an amazing continuity of staff. Dedicated professionals and volunteers who’ve been helping ensure that each and every event that happens in Kearney is a success. Unlike some other places here, you’ll find the same people are there to make sure everything goes according to plan and make your job easier year after year.

When you combine the facilities, people, and ease of a smaller community, with a location in central Nebraska right on I-80 and easy air travel options, it’s easy to see what makes Kearney the best event location between Omaha and Denver. So, when you’re planning your next event consider coming to Kearney, where the Heartland gathers.

If you’re interested in learning more about how Kearney can help make your next event a success, contact Sarah Focke at or call 308-237-3170.