Business conferences and corporate events are crucial for any business. We know it can be difficult to choose a city to host your business conference but never fear we did the research for you and found the top 10 cities in the US to plan your next event. We chose various cities that are popular year after year for corporate events, but also took into consideration various budgets as well. Here is our top 10 list! (In no particular order)
1. Las Vegas, NV
Known as one of the world’s top destinations for conventions, it’s no surprise that Las Vegas made our list. On Vegasmeansbusiness.com you can find several pages of Las Vegas Conventions for months to come. With over 3 million square feet in convention space, and some of the best visual/ audio equipment. Not to mention it’s warm and sunny almost all year round! Being one of the entertainment capitals of the world your employees and guests have endless options to choose from.
2. New York City, NY
NYC is a top choice for businesses every year. With over 800 venue options and 500 hotels there is plenty of space and options! Drawling in millions of visitors, a prime location is the Javits Center, located on Manhattan’s Westside river front.
3. Orlando, FL
Over the years Orlando has proven to be just as popular as NYC. You can host your event at one of its many (over 450) beautiful hotels or resorts, including Disney World. Not to mention it has some of the best entertainment districts in the US.
4. Anaheim, CA
Located between San Diego and Los Angeles, Anaheim has it all. Sandy beaches, lavish golf courses, along with housing some of the nations leading tech companies, a perfect choice for any business.
5. Minneapolis, MN
This Midwest metropolitan offers a big city feel without the enormous crowds. There are over 9,000 hotel rooms listed at a reasonable price for conventioners. The Minneapolis Convention Center is centrally located in downtown offering over 480,000 square feet and industry awarded catering.
6. Grapevine, TX
Located between Dallas and Fort Worth this historic Texas City is an escape from the big city. Grapevine has some of the more budget friendly options on this list. There is still plenty of space at The Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center on Lake Grapevine, with over 400,000 square feet. Amaze your employees with beautiful scenery and plenty of restaurant options as well as the Delaney Winery.
7. Denver, CO
No more than a four hour flight from most major cities, Denver is easily accessed thanks to it’s centralized location. The Colorado Convention Center offers approximately 600,000 square feet with views of the stunning Rocky Mountains.
8. Washington, DC
With a pleathora of convention and meeting space it’s no wonder DC is a popular choice among businesses. While it typically requires a higher budget for room rates and meals, DC offers some of the best event spaces and luxury style service. The Walter E. Convention Center has over 2 million square feet of convention meeting rooms and has hosted some of the most prestigious events.
9. Boston, MA
This expanding city is a center of arts and culture but also a leader in high-tech industries. Another pricier option but if you are looking for first-class amenities and offerings, Boston is the city for you. With over 80 luxurious hotels and plenty of spacious convention centers plus popular attractions such as Faneuil Hall.
10. Scottsdale, AZ
This desert city is bursting with gorgeous scenery and state-of-the-art meeting halls. Scottsdale offers over 80 hotels and resorts, with over 14,000 rooms to choose from. The Scottsdale Princess is a popular choice with up to 150,000 square feet of meeting space. This city is perfect if you want beautiful views, top-of-the-line resorts all for reasonable prices.
If any of the following cities peak your interest for your next business conference, contact Lush Event Productions for all of your meeting and event planning needs and we will answer any of your questions and help you with booking your next event.