Harrison, Arkansas is an outstanding location for conventions, tradeshows, conferences, seminars, workshops, reunions, tours and other group meetings. Located in one of the most beautiful settings in America, Harrison, Arkansas is nestled in the center of the scenic Ozark Mountains. You will enjoy our beautiful mountain setting and many of the amenities that you've come to expect in larger metropolitan areas. Harrison has many new hotel rooms and meeting locations for meeting planners to choose from. With the development of the new Durand Conference Center in 2008, groups can enjoy a first-class, state of the art facility right in the heart of downtown Harrison, Arkansas.
Harrison has also developed new lodging opportunities for your group as well. In 2008, the Hampton Inn was built in Harrison and offers great lodging for corporate visitors and first-class elegance that is synonymous with Hilton properties. In 2007-2008 the 1929 Hotel Seville underwent a $3,500,000 revitalization and now offers state-of-the-art lodging rooms in a historic setting. Along with these two new lodging developments, Harrison offers several other well known chain properties as well.
Why Harrison, Arkansas?
Personalized Service - The Harrison Convention & Visitors Bureau will go above and beyond to provide a successful, memorable location for your event. Let us be your “personal assistants” helping to facilitate everything from registration to special events. When you are in Harrison, you will feel special. The friendly people and southern hospitality of Harrison makes attendees for groups and meetings feel welcomed and appreciated.
Location - Branson, Missouri is the Live Music Show Capital of the World and Harrison is just a short and easy drive down the road on Highway 65. Many groups enjoy meeting in Harrison and visiting Branson for the live entertainment and shopping options available. In Harrison, you will enjoy the best of both worlds: Branson's great attractions and Harrison’s small town charm, all in one trip.
Quality Meeting Space - Flexible meeting space is available throughout Harrison. Facilities range from large convention rooms like the 16,000 square foot Durand Center that can seat over 600 to smaller, more intimate meeting rooms. The 3,900 square foot Quality Inn Convention Center is a perfect location for those needing lodging and meeting space in the same location. And if your group requires state of the art audio and video capabilities, the Durand Center is an exceptional facility with over $400,000 of AV equipment for your meeting to enjoy.
Value - Enjoy affordable Ozark's value for everything – from full service to limited service properties. Your group will save money meeting in Harrison.
Beautiful Scenery - With the Ozark Mountains as the backdrop, you won’t find a better location for your meeting! Enjoy a scenic drive through the mountains or a group adventure down the Buffalo National River!
Outstanding Dining - A broad range of cuisine and price options await to tempt your taste buds. Enjoy local hometown favorites or familiar national restaurants.
Family Entertainment – Have you ever seen Elk grazing in their natural habitat? Would you enjoy a cruise on Bull Shoals or Table Rock Lake or the adventure of a canoe trip down the Buffalo National River? Learn about the Ozark's history at the Boone County Heritage Museum. Or perhaps you would like to explore one of our natural attractions like Mystic Caverns or maybe you prefer a leisurely drive through the mountains. Whatever your taste, you will find plenty to do in and around the Harrison area.
Easy to Explore - Harrison is a mid-size southern town with the feel of a larger city. Home to Fed-Ex Freight and several other large corporations, Harrison has big city amenities with a small town charm.
Convenient and Economical Airfare – With service to the Boone County Regional Airport in Harrison SeaPort Airlines offers daily service to several regional destinations including Memphis International Airport. And with the recent opening of Branson Regional Airport, which is just a quick and easy drive away, flying to and from Harrison is convenient and affordable.
Free Parking - Convenient, well-lit lots featuring free parking at hotels, conference centers, and downtown Harrison. In Harrison, you can save your money… or spend it having fun!