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Reasons to Meet in Lancaster

Create an exciting event with Lancaster’s diverse array of meeting spaces.

Group holding a business meeting on historic train in Lancaster County, PA

Whether you’re looking for a ballroom space or seeking an exhibition spot for an action-packed event, you’ll find sweeping areas that create unforgettable memories. Event planners and visitors will enjoy various features that come with organizing a meeting in Lancaster, including team building opportunities, easy traveling experiences, engaging attractions, and more.

Experience Innovative Convention Centers

Lancaster boasts two spacious convention centers that cater to all events and occasions. For large meeting spaces, make your way to the Lancaster County Convention Center, where combined facilities host trade shows and special events with capacity for both small groups and thousands of visitors. Don’t miss staying at the Residence Inn by Marriott, which is connected to the convention center. The Wyndham Lancaster Resort and Convention Center offers more than 25 meeting rooms for awards ceremonies, business conferences, and more. Located near Route 30, this convention center is home to more than 300 guest rooms and a business tech center, as well as tennis and golf facilities.

Be Immersed in Personalized Indoor and Outdoor Venues

With a variety of historic locations and entertainment spots, visitors will enjoy looking through a variety of meeting venues, ranging from a manor estate to a sports field. Lancaster offers a total of over one million square feet of event areas with thousands of hotel options, showcasing museums, nature spots, theaters, and restaurants.

The Lancaster County Convention Center exterior and entrance. Photo Credit:

Unwind in Premier-Rated Lodgings

Find an assortment of places to stay in Lancaster with affordable prices, welcoming services, and comfortable features. Complete a day at a convention center with settling into inviting surroundings. Outdoor enthusiasts will relish bucolic countryside views with a bed and breakfast inn or a campground. For a metropolitan feel, relax in luxurious accommodations and amenities at a hotel.

Dive into Nearby Activities & Attractions

Enjoy a variety of things to do in Lancaster, including businesses and attractions that will make you feel like you’re in a big city at a fraction of the price. Corn mazes, ziplining, and bowling are some of the exciting team building exercises in the area. Amish-owned businesses and stores make a thrilling shopping experience with handmade goods and breathtaking keepsakes.

Two women driving across golf resort in Lancaster, PA.

Discover Sustainable and Accessible Features

Lancaster is a green-friendly area with an array of sustainable businesses and opportunities to find farm-to-table experiences. Wander into locally owned services that support ethical sourcing, as well as promote positive environmental impact. Browse through our wide range of ADA-accessible hotels and attractions which cater to all needs.

Lancaster Marriott at Penn Square & Lancaster County Convention Center

Explore Convenient Transportation

Plan your adventure without any traveling headaches, enjoying driving or public transit options. Lancaster is just a 40-minute drive to Harrisburg International Airport, which offers on-site rental car services. Visitors can easily access major U.S. cities via the Amtrak railroad station, or travel to different parts of Lancaster County through the Red Rose Transit bus. For more transportation options, look through our in-depth guide on traveling around Lancaster.

Lancaster County is just a short drive from nearby cities:

Harrisburg1 hour
Philadelphia1 hour 30 minutes


1 hour 30 minutes
Washington D.C.2 hours
New York City3 hours
Pittsburgh3 hours 30 minutes

Planning an upcoming event in Lancaster? Submit an RFP for your meeting and let us show you the best venues in the area.

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