Overland Park Convention Center


Overland Park Convention Center
Overland Park Convention Center
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Location 6000 College Boulevard
Overland Park, Kansas 66211
Opened 2002
Owner City of Overland Park, Kansas
Operator Global Spectrum
Architect DLR Group
Tenants
None

The Overland Park Convention Center, managed by Global Spectrum, opened in 2002 and hosts 400 events each year. The OPCC sits on a 26-acre (110,000 m2) site in the heart of Overland Park, the largest suburban city in the Kansas City metropolitan area and the second largest city in Kansas. The mid-sized convention center features a 60,000-square-foot (5,600 m2) exhibition hall that connects to the 25,000 sq ft (2,300 m2). Edwin C. Eilert Ballroom. The OPCC provides an additional 15,000 sq ft (1,400 m2). of event space of divisible meeting rooms, and 40,000 sq ft (3,700 m2). of pre-function space that proudly houses a collection of selected works created by renowned Midwestern artists.

OPCC was designed by architectural firm DLR Group. Major partners include Pepsi, Verizon Wireless, George Fern, Fiorella's Jack Stack Barbecue, and Sun Publications.

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Events

The Overland Park Convention Center hosts a variety of events throughout the year, from large consumer shows to dance competitions to conventions to small corporate meetings. Some of the more notable annual events include:

Perfect Wedding Guide Bridal Show
KC Bridal Spectacular
Johnson County Boat Show
Junior League Holiday Mart
Royals Fan Fest
Missouri District Youth Convention 2006-present (United Pentecostal Church International)
Johnson County Home and Garden Show

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