Discover a gem of tradition and sophistication when you attend an event at theLancaster County Convention Center. Events, meetings, conferences, trade shows, and more are held at this prestigious 90,000-square-foot center. With a spacious exhibit hall, flexible cocktail space, and an elegant ballroom, the Lancaster County Convention Center is a favorite facility for large gatherings of all kinds. If you’re in town for an event at the Lancaster County Convention Center, we would love for you to stay at our nearby countryside bed and breakfast instead of the upstairs hotel. We want you to have an authentic Lancaster County experience, and we will help you plan out your itinerary when you are away from the convention center!
For more information on how to spend your time outside the Lancaster County Convention Center, download our free Vacation Guide! It is full of suggestions on places to eat, historic sites to tour, and other enthralling local attractions. Be sure to stay with us at the Historic Smithton Inn for more itinerary suggestions and wonderful amenities!
A Hot Spot for Hosting Events
Lancaster is a hot spot for business conferences, social soirees, and large-scale exhibitions because of its ideal location. Situated 90 minutes from Baltimore and Philadelphia and just 45 minutes from Harrisburg, Lancaster is a premier event space. Escape from the big city for a day in the smaller urban landscape of Lancaster. You will love retreating into the surrounding nature during your off-time, from exploring Amish lifestyle and culture to eating at a variety of hearty Pennsylvania Dutch restaurants. Downtown Lancaster is also fun to explore for the traveler. The beautiful architecture, traditional sophistication, friendly atmosphere, and reasonable prices make it a choice event destination.
Amenities at the Lancaster County Convention Center
If you are planning on hosting an event at the Lancaster County Convention Center, there are several amenities available to you. A technology rental allows for Powerpoints, Prezis, and slideshows on a large screen for a participating audience. The convention center also helps with chair, table, and booth rentals and set-ups to accommodate however many guests will be attending. There is also a catering option for those looking to host a dinner at the Lancaster Convention Center as well. From a full buffet breakfast to light meeting refreshments to a plated lunch or dinner, there are a variety of food options!
Stay at the Historic Smithton Inn
Under a half hour away from the Lancaster County Convention Center, the Historic Smithton Inn sits in the heart of Amish Country. Escape from the city environment and enjoy a relaxing retreat at our countryside oasis. Here at our 1763 inn, you will find stunning architectural features blended with modern amenities. Enjoy our electric vehicle charging station if you drove for a business meeting. Or, indulge in a rejuvenating bathtub soak followed up by spa-quality towels and robes. We also offer a delicious complimentary breakfast each morning to start your morning off right before a day at the convention center!