The Washington County Fair Complex in Hillsboro, Oregon, will be welcoming a new event and conference center this summer. The 89,000-square-foot Wingspan Event & Conference Center will provide year-round opportunities for large community gatherings. The center will include exposition space, a state-of-the-art conference center with a commercial kitchen, concessions, a large entry plaza, and an outdoor exhibit area that opens into the interior grounds of the fair complex.
Marquee Sports & Entertainment hosted a tour of the American Airlines Conference Center for the media on July 13. The tour showcased the conference center's amenities and customizable event spaces and featured a food sampling following the tour.
The American Airlines Conference Center is 5,300 square feet and is ideal for private meetings, networking events and receptions. There are four flexible event spaces and an outdoor terrace overlooking the Park at Wrigley.
Wylie Inn and Conference Center at Endicott College has revealed its multimillion dollar upgrades to their conference room and guestroom that include new goods and flooring.
Nantucket’s White Elephant Village in Massachusetts has opened its new 4,200-square-foot ballroom and conference center. The center, which has both a ballroom and boardroom, accommodates six to 300 guests. It’s located on South Beach Street, a short walk from town. The space will be part of the award-winning Nantucket Island Resorts portfolio alongside hotels that have been ranked among the best in the world by Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure.
Aside from the views, many of these facilities are also finding ways for their meeting attendees to make use of the water through water-based activities and boat rides catered to the corporate worker.