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Convention Centers

Conveniently located on Interstate 10 between Houston and New Orleans, Beaumont boasts two large convention centers that are just minutes from our 3,700+ hotels rooms, restaurants and attractions.

Beaumont Civic Center

Located in the heart of downtown Beaumont on the banks of the Neches River.

  • Combined meeting space of 41,300 sq ft 
  • 29,300 sq ft of meeting space on the ground level
  • 12,000 sq ft of meeting space on the upper level
  • 4 dressing rooms w/showers (17' x 22')
  • Full size loading docks
  • 6,500 stadium-style seats
  • 850 well-lit onsite paved parking spots (w/limited RV hookups)
  • Ceiling clearance of 12'6"
  • Full-service box office and Ticketmaster location
  • On-site catering & concession services

Ford Park Entertainment Complex

Offers five versatile facilities on 221 acres, including Ford Arena, Ford Exhibit Hall, Ford Pavilion, Ford Midway and Ford Fields.

  • Ford Exhibit Hall has 48,000 sq ft of exhibit space
  • Ford Exhibit Hall is attached to the Arena offering a combined 83,000 sq ft of space
    • 9 break out meeting rooms
    • 11,000 sq ft of lobby/pre-function space
    • Full service catering services
    • Full-service business center
    • Parking for 6,000
    • Concessions

More about Beaumont Civic Center

Conveniently located near Interstate 10 between Houston and New Orleans, the Beaumont Civic Center is located in the heart of downtown Beaumont on the banks of the Neches River. With 41,300 square feet of meeting space, this versatile facility offers flexible floor plans and room configurations to accommodate a variety of conventions or events.

The Civic Center provides 29,300 square feet of exhibit floor space on the ground level with an additional 12,000 square feet available on the upper level. The ground level can accommodate 188 10' x 10' exhibit booths or banquet seating for 2,000. A host of booth options are available including drapes, table skirts, tables and chairs, booth sign, carpet and electrical outlets.

With stadium-style seating capacity of 6,500, the Beaumont Civic Center is also ideal for concerts, family shows and a variety of entertainment acts. Assistance with lighting, scenery and rigging can be arranged through local professionals with in-house supervision. Onsite equipment is also on hand for use including: six Xenon Super Troupers, SICO staging, personnel lift and a forklift with 5,000 lb. capacity. Four dressing rooms featuring showers, full size loading docks, restrooms and 850 well-lit onsite paved parking spaces complete the Civic Center facilities.

On-site catering and concession services are available. With limitless options, the catering team can provide hor d'oeuvres for a dozen or a seven course seated dinner for 2,000.

Need an Expert?

Freddie Willard, TDM

Director of Sales

Phone: (409) 880-3160 1(800) 392-4401

Freddie leads the Beaumont CVB sales team to market and promote Beaumont as a meeting and sports destination. Along with overseeing all convention sales activities, Freddie develops relationships with prospective clients including: trade associations, governmental agencies and sporting groups.

Rebecca Woodland, TDM

Convention Sales Manager

Phone: (409) 880-3169

Rebecca works to bring convention, meeting, reunion and group training business to Beaumont. Her primary markets are groups within the Social, Military, Religious, Reunion, Sciences and Corporate markets. Along with representing Beaumont at conferences and trade shows, Rebecca helps organize special CVB projects such as the bi-annual Christmas Open House, downtown dine-arounds and conference networking breaks.

Susan Jackson

Convention Servicing Manager

Phone: (409) 880-3164 (800) 392-4401

Susan interviews Beaumont CVB clients and oversees the services that can be provided by our office. This is done using a formula which includes: number of hotel rooms blocked, room rate and past history. Along with managing our volunteer program, Susan produces the CVBs Hall of Fame reception, an annual event created to recognize planners who host meeting and events in Beaumont.