Plan Your Meeting in Kansas City

From booking your meeting to servicing your meeting, we are committed to making your event a success. Below is a list of Frequently Asked Questions to help answer any questions you may have about holding a meeting in Kansas City.

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  1. Can Visit KC help me find a hotel and/or facility for my meeting or convention?  
  2. How do I search for vendors and suppliers providing services and/or products for my meeting?
  3. How can I obtain collateral to promote my meeting? What kind of collateral is given?
  4. How can I find out what events will take place over my meeting dates?
  5. Do you have a list of restaurants near the Kansas City Convention Center?
  6. What is the population of Kansas City? What is the population of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area?
  7. How far is downtown from the airport?
  8. Where are the visitors centers located?
  9. How many hotel rooms does Kansas City have metro-wide?
  10. Am I in Kansas or Missouri?
  11. What airlines fly into Kansas City?

1. Can Visit KC help me find a hotel and/or facility for my meeting or convention?

Visit KC is pleased to help you plan your meeting in Kansas City. Please complete our short online Request For Proposal. A member of our sales staff will contact you shortly. You can also reach us by e-mail at sales@visitkc.com or by phone at 888-474-8520.

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2. How do I search for vendors and suppliers providing services and/or products for my meeting?

Please visit our suppliers search section for a list of our 1,500+ member vendors and service providers.

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3. How can I obtain collateral to promote my meeting? What kind of collateral is given?

Please contact our Convention Services department at 816.221.5242 or services@visitkc.com for information on promoting your event. Promotional materials include: a Photo CD, Kansas City Promotional Video, Promotional Brochure. On-Site materials include:  Kansas City Visitor Guides, Kansas City area maps, Events Calendars, Dining Guides, Golf Guides and Multicultural Guide.

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4. How can I find out what events will take place over my meeting dates?

Visit our events calendar section for a complete list of activities planned throughout the region.

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5. Do you have a list of restaurants near the Kansas City Convention Center?

You can search our restaurants section by area (near downtown/convention center) for a detailed a list of restaurants near the convention center.

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6. What is the population of Kansas City? What is the population of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area?

Approximately 441,545 reside in the city of Kansas City, MO, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Approximately 2 million people live in the Kansas City metro area.

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7. How far is downtown from the airport?

Kansas City International Airport (MCI) is approximately 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City, MO. Visit our transportation section to arrange for travel to and from the airport.

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8. Where are the visitors centers located?

We have one visitor center:

  • Visit KC
    1321 Baltimore
    Kansas City, MO 64105
    816-221-5242
     

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9. How many hotel rooms does Kansas City have metro-wide?

There are approximately 32,000 rooms located across the city.

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10. Am I in Kansas or Missouri?

If you are west of State Line Rd., you are in Kansas. If you are east of it, you are in Missouri.

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11. What airlines fly into Kansas City?

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