Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center2 North Main Street Oshkosh, WI 54901
The newly renovated Convention Center is one of the many highlights of Downtown Oshkosh. This outstanding venue sits on a prime waterfront setting overlooking the Fox River and Lake Winnebago.
The Convention Center offers 18,500 square feet of beautiful meeting and exhibiting space that’s perfect for corporate events, conferences, tradeshows, weddings, and more. Amenities include wireless internet, state-of-the-art audio-visual technology, a smoke free environment, multiple layout options, and professional staff ready to assist in planning your event.
The Convention Center is home to many special events that take place on annually. From trade shows to conventions and organizational meetings, the Convention Center is the ideal location for any event. Following are just a few examples of the many events hosted by the Convention Center.
Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce Business Expo
This annual event, scheduled for the last week in January, is a great opportunity for Oshkosh businesses and businesses from surrounding areas to network, develop new resources, increase sales, and increase their business knowledge. Based on a different theme each year, the Business Expo brings excitement to the over 100 businesses that participate, and to attendees. In addition, the Expo offers seminars for those who would like to learn more about the business market and specific industry trends. If you would like more information about the Business Expo, please contact the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce or visit their website.
Wild Ones: Toward Harmony with Nature Conference
Toward Harmony with Nature is an all-day conference on natural landscapes and native plants. It’s of interest to gardeners, ecologists, wildlife enthusiasts, students and anyone who wants to learn more about landscaping and its effect on our natural environment. Even the smallest yard can make a difference. Learn how to increase biodiversity, heal your piece of the earth, improve your health and that of your entire family, all while adding to your quality of life.
Hear experts speak on topics like the connection between butterflies and native plants, wild orchids, woodland gardens, shoreline plantings, invasive species, and native plantings for a city yard. Create a vision for your yard and your community that is truly in harmony with nature!
Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce Economic Outlook Breakfast
This event series has been taking place for nearly ten years and continues to grow in popularity, attracting over 400 people annually. Along with breakfast, guests are given a presentation on the economic outlook at a national, regional and local level. The Economic Outlook Breakfast gives business leaders the economic indicators needed to make decisions that affect the future of their companies. Be sure to check out the Oshkosh Chamber of Commerce website for more information.
State of the City
The State of the City is an annual event put together by the City of Oshkosh. This event is open to the public and gives citizens the opportunity to interact with elected officials and city staff. The State of the City addresses the strategic plan that the City has been working to implement, and provides the public an opportunity to provide feedback on that plan. It also recognizes partnerships, individuals, and groups that have helped to further city efforts. There’s also a collection of exhibits from various city departments and city partners displaying educational materials on current and future city projects and programs. The State of the City works towards the goal of making Oshkosh the best city it can be. Click here to watch this past year’s State of the City address.
The City of Oshkosh, and the management and staff of the Convention Center look forward to hosting your next event. For more information, visit the Oshkosh Convention Center Website.