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Salem Convention Center is Just One of Two Salem, Oregon Buildings to Earn LEED-EB Silver Certification

The Salem Convention Center has been recognized for our dedication towards sustainability and has been awarded LEED-EB Silver Certification! The Silver Certification is one step higher than what we were awarded in 2010. There are currently only 15 buildings in the state of Oregon with LEED-EB Silver Certification (we are just one of two Salem buildings to receive this certification).

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Where Are the Hidden Gems in Salem, Oregon?

Visitors often ask us for recommendations on interesting, unique places they can go to see another side of Salem, Oregon. Salem is a trove of must-visit local attractions like Salem’s Riverfront Carousel, the State Capitol building, Bush’s Pasture Park, Willamette Heritage Center, Gilbert House Children’s Museum, and many more.

Though those are all undoubtedly great locations to visit, we thought we’d take this opportunity to show some love to the lesser talked about must-visit locations that Salem has the offer. Many of these local gems are hidden in plain site! Consider adding these unique destinations to your itinerary the next time you come to town.

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How Our Events Help to Feed Salem’s Homeless Community

Being a part of one of Oregon’s most vibrant communities is something the Salem Convention Center is very proud of. Since the beginning, we have committed ourselves to preserving this community by giving back in any way possible. To accomplish this objective, SCC has forged numerous partnerships with some of Salem’s premiere cultural and charitable organizations like Union Gospel Mission of Salem (UGM).

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Where’s the Best Place to Rock Out to Live Music in Downtown Salem this Summer?

The River Rock Wednesday Evening Concert Series will be back in Downtown Salem Wednesday nights in July at Salem’s Riverfront Park (just a short walk from The Salem Convention Center).

The concert series is one of the local highlights of the summer and kicks off Wednesday July 13th with Uncle Kracker, followed by The Junebugs on July 20th and wrapping up on July 27th with a performance by St. Lucia.

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