Midwest hospitality and service can be found in Kearney, boasting more than 300,000 square feet of flexible meeting space. Affordability, central location and professional staff are just a few reasons to hold your next meeting in Kearney. Kearney is mid-sized and located in south-central Nebraska. It is served by Interstate 80 and is 3 hours west of Omaha, Nebraska, and 5 hours east of Denver. Kearney is assessable by air transportation, with direct flights daily to Denver, shuttle service from Lincoln and Omaha airports and train service via Amtrak-Holdrege.
Kearney provides over 1,700 rooms offering leisure and business travelers a variety ranging from quaint limited-stay properties to full-service convention hotels. A majority of the hotels are located within a half-mile of each other and are surrounded by restaurants, nightlife and walking trails. A pedestrian bridge spans the Kearney Canal which parallels the west side of Second Avenue. The bridge connects the south hotel area to the retailareas, which includes Cinema 8 and the Big Apple Fun Center and a variety of restaurants and hotels.
Service is our Business!
The Kearney Visitors Bureau offers a variety of complimentary services and material to help you plan your conference with ease:
- Online Proposal Request
- Facility Consultation
- Speakers & Entertainment Listing
- Step-on-Guide Service
- Arrangement of tours to area attractions
- Information Resource
- City-wide Room Availability Pre-promotion Assistance
- Unlimited On-Site Registration Assistance
- Name Badges / Ribbons
- Assistance with Pre-registration
- Press Releases
- Media Resource
- Visitor Information Display
- Visitor Guide Brochures / Maps
- Brochures Available for Pre-Mailings
- Table Tents
- Cabela’s Bags
- City Dignitary Representative
- Visitors Bureau Representative
Our dedicated staff is waiting to assist you with your next event. Contact us today!
Tools for the Meeting Planner
Convention & Event Centers Floor Plans
Quick Guide Meeting Profile Sheet
Download Entertainment/Speaker Listings
“Kearney’s central location is convenient for all of our exhibitors and attendees and hosts all of the amenities that we could possibly need. The services and hospitality are a Mid-Western treasure!” – Barb Kinnan, Executive Director of the Nebraska Alfalfa Marketing Association
Sport and Special Event Planner
host your next big event in Kearney!
Kearney Visitors Bureau offers a variety of complimentary services to help assist you in planning your next event.
- Welcome packets
- Experienced volunteers
- Facility consultation
- Event listing on website
- On-site Kearney booth
- Event planning assistance
- Press realeases/media resource
- On-site registration/name tags
- Hotel room rate solicitation
- Hospitality rooms
*Each event varies in necessary services, please don’t hesitate to ask!
Group Tour Operator
Kearney is filled with a variety of historical and cultural museums, including the award-winning Archway.
An assortment of lodging can be found within the 1,700 rooms Kearney has to offer. You will find quaint limited-stay properties to full-service convention hotels. A majority of the hotels are located within a half-mile of each other and are surrounded by group-friendly restaurants, nightlife and walking trails.
Looking to entertain your group with a special performance or entertainment, check out our events calendar to see what’s happening in the area.
We offer a variety of complimentary services for your group tour:
Group Welcome upon Arrival
Marketing Material (including brochures, pictures)