A Quick Guide to Rogers Convention Center

The Rogers Convention Center, formerly the John Q. Hammons Convention Center, in Rogers, Arkansas, is a premier meeting and event facility offering expansive and versatile space for events of all sizes.

Rogers Convention Center

Situated in the foothills of the Ozark Mountains in booming Northwest Arkansas with immediate access to nearby dining, shopping and attractions, this convention center offers plenty of activities for attendees before and after events. With $400 million dollars of development on tap for the convention district that includes the recently opened Topgolf the package is only getting better.

With 125,000 square feet of versatile meeting space, including a pillar-free 42,000-square-foot grand ballroom, the Rogers Convention Center is ideal for conferences, tradeshows, large meetings, sporting events, tournaments, and more. Smaller boardrooms and salons offer plenty of opportunities for breakout areas to complement a large event. See the floor plan and dimensions and the event space capacity chart to start planning your next event. In addition to its large event space, the Rogers Convention Center offers five ballrooms, eight salons, and two boardrooms for smaller events, but for even more small meeting venue options, the connected Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas Hotel, Spa & Convention Center offers numerous event spaces ideal for smaller banquets, corporate meetings, and private gatherings.

Convention Center Amenities

The Rogers Convention Center offers an array of amenities, such as pre-function and registration areas, in-floor power panels every 30 feet, free on-site parking, a full-service business center, complete rigging grid, in-house Bose sound system, programmable lighting system and spotlights, ceiling-mounted remote projection with 20-foot screens, and wireless A/V and lighting controls. The Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas and the Rogers Convention Center are all managed and owned together, which makes it easy working with one contract, sales, and services team. 

42,550 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom divides into 10 spaces

Hotels Near Rogers Convention Center

The 400-room Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas Hotel, Spa & Convention Center offers the most convenient access to Rogers Convention Center, as it is connected to the center and offers complimentary shuttle service to restaurants and attractions within a 5-mile radius. Attendees and guests also can choose from many comfortable hotels in Rogers that are located just minutes away from the Rogers Convention Center. Many of these brand name hotels offer convenient amenities such as a business center and complimentary Wi-Fi and breakfast.

Aloft Rogers

Rogers Restaurants

From posh steakhouses to convenient fast-food options, Rogers offers a range of nearby restaurants for meeting attendees. Those staying at the on-site Embassy Suites can enjoy numerous dining options, including complimentary cooked-to-order breakfast, complimentary evening reception, a café and the casual Cedar Creek Bistro.

Crabby's Seafood Bar & Grill

Transportation: Getting There & Around

The Rogers Convention Center is located just 12 miles from Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA), which is served by American Airlines, Delta Airlines, United Airlines, Frontier Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, and Breeze Airways.  For meeting attendees in nearby drive markets, the convention center is conveniently located just off Interstate 49 (old Hwy 71/I-540). Motorcoaches, shuttles, and taxis are also available for group transportation in Rogers.