Got a wedding in your near future? There’s an app for that. And a website. And a social network. We get it. Planning a wedding is daunting. It’s a fact. Finding and testing vendors, picking a venue, creating a guest list, and even a music playlist...read more
It was a great honor to be named 2015 Best Oregon Convention/Conference Venue by Northwest Meetings & Events magazine readers. Our adjoining hotel, The Grand Hotel in Salem, was also the top pick in it’s category, Best Hotel with Meeting/Event Space!
Numerous local businesses including the Salem Convention Center, Grand Hotel in Salem, Allied Video Productions, Distinctive Designs by Denice and Wild Pear Catering have been nominated by readers of Northwest Meetings + Events for the 2016 Best of the Northwest Awards.read more
As you probably could guess, we know weddings. Our event staff knows a lot about wedding planning, budgeting, trends, catering, tracking the smallest details and how brides can stay organized. But what about the tasks a bride DOESN’T have to do? For most brides,...read more
Cinco de Mayo is kind of a big deal around here. The sixth annual Cinco de Micro Brewfest is just around the corner and it’s “all hands on deck” here at The Salem Block (The Salem Convention Center, Grand Hotel Salem and Bentley’s Grill)....read more
Intimate celebrations have certain advantages…a smaller wedding gives brides and grooms more options to include the special details they may not have been able to do with a large crowd. The amazing team here at The Salem Convention Center has been praised...read more
We love weddings and conferences, but when it comes to top notch fundraising venues in the Salem, Oregon area, The Salem Convention Center shines above the rest. We understand fundraising is a vital function for most non-profits and we take whatever role we have with...read more
Will the Salem Convention Center Provide Reliable Audio, Visual and Technology Service For Our Presentation?
Live broadcasts on big screens. Impressive lighting and sound. Reliable High speed Wi-Fi. Video recording and playback. Graphics. These important details can truly elevate your meeting and/or conference when executed correctly. Our event planners understand the...read more
Dear Salem Convention Center, My boyfriend and I got engaged in December, but we’re both overwhelmed by all of the decisions we have to make and settling on a date! We’re not sure what we’re supposed to be doing and when. Can you provide a planning...read more
Conferences. Expos. Galas. Wedding Receptions. Workshops. Seminars. Fundraisers. Conventions. Anniversary Celebrations. Quinceañeras. Birthday Celebrations. Reunions. Pep Rallies. You name it, we can host it right in the heart of Downtown Salem, Oregon. Ever wonder...read more
Oregon Brides, Plan the Wedding of Your Dreams! It’s that wonderful time of the year again! Time for brides-to-be, grooms-to-be, wedding professionals, bridal party members, and relatives from all over the region to gather here in Salem for the Oregon Wedding...read more