Our Favorite REAL Reviews & Testimonials By Brides It’s humbling to reflect on the number of brides who have trusted us with one of the most important occasions in their lives- their wedding day. There is something special and unique about each and every...read more
We believe that one of downtown Salem’s best kept secrets is our growing cultural arts scene. Just take a stroll around the downtown Salem, Oregon area and you will find that it is rich with history and creativity. We take great pride in our local...read more
Last fall, we published a piece to help inform Salem Oregon convention goers and visitors about their best transportation options to get in and around town, but something was missing. Convenient ride-share companies like Uber and Lyft were not an option here in...read more
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