The Heart of Awesome
Located in the greater Kansas City metro area, Overland Park, Kansas offers planners and attendees access to big-city amenities in a convenient and flexible setting. Kansas City International Airport provides excellent airlift into the region and our proximity to highways I-70 and I-35 make it easily accessible by car.
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Overland Park is the home of the country’s largest United Methodist church, Church of the Resurrection, and has hosted events such as the American Baptist Churches Biennial Convention and Hmong Ministries Annual Conference. Religious meeting planners select Overland Park because it offers an inspirational and motivational setting for worship and business alike.
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The Overland Park Convention Center banquet team is consistently recognized for its excellent culinary service and presentation creativity. You’ll never be served the typical rubber chicken by Executive Chef Gunny and his culinary team!
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The Sheraton Overland Park hotel is adjacent to the Overland Park Convention Center offering a seamless transition from ‘sleep’ to ‘meet’ for attendees. The hotel offers free on-site parking, recently renovated meeting space and dozens of fun and inspirational areas for gathering. Overland Park also offers 3 other large full-service properties and 32 select-service hotels for your over-flow needs.
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Imagine a golf tournament where you don’t have to worry about the weather and your attendees get to experience the game in a whole new way. Say hello to Topgolf: where golfers and non-golfers alike have a great time. Coupled with delicious gourmet food, live music and comfortable lounge seating, your attendees will thank you for taking a traditional event to a whole new level.
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The spectacularly designed Museum at Prairiefire is located inside Overland Park’s entertainment district and features rotating exhibitions straight from New York City’s American Museum of Natural History. Imagine planning your welcome reception with T. Rex as your guest of honor!
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Overland Park has the reputation of offering some of the best shopping in the Midwest! From American Girl, Lego Store, Scheels and Nordstrom, to the local boutiques of Downtown Overland Park, you’ll need to remind your attendees to pack an extra suitcase!
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In 2015 alone, Overland Park has become the home of Scheels All Sports, Topgolf Kansas City and the soon to open iFly Indoor Skydiving. After the day’s session concludes, there is no shortage of fun and excitement just minutes from hotels and the Overland Park Convention Center.
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Ask any local to describe Downtown Overland Park and you’ll hear words like “quaint,” “charming,” “historic,” “walkable” and “creative.” Where the Santa Fe Trail once crossed, we invite you to explore a convergence of shops, art galleries and culinary offerings lined along the charming streets of Overland Park’s most historic corridor.
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Get your napkins and wet wipes ready… Kansas City BBQ is some of the best in the country and whether you serve it up during a banquet lunch or set your attendees off to sample from the 30 restaurants around the city, we guarantee it will be a uniquely delicious experience for all!
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