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St. Louis is your gateway to meeting success!

St. Louis is a hub of innovation and entrepreneurship, right in the heart of the country. The energy in the St. Louis region is palpable and extends beyond our burgeoning medical and tech centers to our vibrant arts scene, award-winning restaurants, craft breweries and artisan distilleries that define the flavor and vibe of this great city. With excellent lift and a light rail system that connects visitors seamlessly to Lambert International Airport, St. Louis is easy to get to and even easier to get around. And with world-class attractions – many of them free – hotel options at every price point and classic Midwest warmth and hospitality, St. Louis is an ideal location for your next meeting or event. St. Louis features a tight package for city-wide meetings and events in the heart of the re-developed downtown central business district. The America’s Center Convention Complex offers 502,000 square feet of exhibit space in six contiguous meeting halls, 80 meeting rooms, the 67,000 seat Dome at America’s Center, and much more in the middle of downtown. There are more than 7,500 hotel rooms within a mile of America’s Center and more than 41,000 throughout the metro area. If your meeting space needs are a little smaller, more than 20 hotels throughout the St. Louis area offer at least 10,000 square feet of meeting space that can fit any need. Looking for something a little different? Our St. Louis Venues can accommodate groups of 10 to 10,000 or more in flexible, convenient venues. From the sleek and stylish to fresh air and fun, we’ve got you covered. We look forward to welcoming your group to the Gateway City!


America’s Center City-Wide Booking Incentive

07/01/2024 – 12/31/2027


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Getting Here

Located at the geographic center of the United States, St. Louis is easily accessible and eminently enjoyable. Our heartland location makes it possible for visitors to fly to St. Louis from most major U.S. cities in three hours or less. On average, there are more than 250 daily departures from St. Louis to 75 non-stop domestic and international destinations. St. Louis Lambert International Airport is situated a quick 13 miles from downtown St. Louis and is connected to much of the region by MetroLink light rail, which has been named one of the best mass transit systems in the country. The rail system offers multiple lines and stops through St. Louis City and County as well as the Metro East, stopping at or near many of St. Louis' top destinations, including Busch Stadium, Union Station, Forest Park, the Gateway Arch and the Convention Center, which connects visitors with the America's Center Convention Complex. There are plenty of other transportation options in St. Louis as well. Airport shuttle service is available. Taxi companies maintain stands at the airport and Lyft and Uber both operate throughout the St. Louis area.

Distance from airport

  • St. Louis Lambert International Airport

    13 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Gateway Arch

Historical landmark
Standing 630 feet tall, the Gateway Arch, our nation's tallest man-made monument, anchors Gateway Arch National Park and stands as the iconic monument symbolizing the westward expansion of the United States. Get your tickets online, by phone or in person at the Gateway Arch ticket center located inside of the west entrance. The Gateway Arch experience includes the Tram Ride to the top of the Gateway Arch, the immersive Museum at the Gateway Arch, Monument to the Dream documentary movie, shopping at the Arch Store, the Arch Cafe and cruises aboard the Riverboats at the Gateway Arch.
11. N. Fourth St.
St. Louis, MO, US 63102

City Museum

Explore the unexpected at this exciting, interactive museum for children and adults. A mixture of funhouse, playground and architectural marvel.
750 N. 16th St.
St. Louis, MO, US 63103

Ballpark Village

Ballpark Village is the premiere dining and entertainment district in the region. Located in the heart of St. Louis' central business district adjacent to Busch Stadium, Ballpark Village is the first-ever, sports-anchored, multi-phased/mixed-use development. Ballpark village hosts a variety of public and private events 365 days a year, providing patrons a variety of entertainment, food and beverage, and on-site parking in one location.
601 Clark Ave.
St. Louis, MO, US 63102

Anheuser-Busch Brewery

Tours include the historic Brew House, Budweiser Clydesdale stable, beechwood aging cellar, packaging plant, hospitality room and Anheuser-Busch gift shop.
12th and Lynch sts.
St. Louis, MO, US 63118

St. Louis Union Station

Historical landmark
Renovations have redefined St. Louis Union Station. Visitors get a bird’s-eye view of the train shed and the iconic St. Louis skyline when they board the 200-foot St. Louis Wheel. Open year-round, the observation wheel features 42 enclosed gondolas, each equipped with seating for eight adults. And if folks are in the mood to splurge, one special “VIP” gondola has leather bucket seats, a stereo system and a glass floor. Anchoring the entire Union Station development is the stunning St. Louis Aquarium. Located in the former retail space inside the station, the 120,000-square-foot attraction features one-of-a-kind exhibits and tanks housing thousands of aquatic species from the rivers and oceans of the world and will be an accredited member of the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA). With so many wonderful things to see and do in St. Louis, the new additions at Union Station capture the essence of history, fun and entertainment that the city offers, with the added bonus of being able to stay in the hotel right on site. Convenient, easily accessible and joining nearby downtown attractions like City Museum and the Gateway Arch grounds, the reimagined Union Station remains an inspiring must-visit destination for locals and visitors alike.
1820 Market St.
St. Louis, MO, US 63103

Forest Park

One of the largest urban parks in the United States. At 1,371 acres, it is approximately 500 acres larger than Central Park in New York City. In 1904, the Louisiana Purchase Exposition, the greatest of the World's Fairs, drew more than 19 million visitors from around the world. Home to the Art Museum, Science Center, Zoo, Jewel Box greenhouse, History Museum, The Muny theatre, 7.5-mile biking, jogging and skating path, skating rink and lakes.
Bounded by I-64, Kingshighway, Lindell a
St. Louis, MO, US 63110

The St. Louis Wheel

At a height of 200 feet, the St. Louis Wheel provides panoramic, 360-degree views of the St. Louis skyline. Soar above the historic Union Station train shed, admire the city’s gorgeous architecture, and even catch a glimpse of the Gateway Arch and other iconic downtown attractions. While St. Louis temperatures can change quickly, 42 fully-enclosed, climate-controlled gondolas will provide the perfect setting for your 15-minute experience.
1820 Market St.
St. Louis, MO, US 63103

Soldiers Memorial

Historical landmark
Soldiers Memorial Military Museum is a state-of-the-art museum facility in downtown St. Louis that honors military service, veterans and their families. Soldiers Memorial shares American military history through the lens of St. Louis. Following a multi-million dollar revitalization, this St. Louis landmark reopened on November 3, 2018 under the operational leadership of the Missouri Historical Society.
1315 Chestnut St.
St. Louis, MO, US 63103

Convention Centers

  • America's Center

    Whether your meeting is large, small or somewhere in between, the America's Center convention complex offers a unique combination of over 500,000 square feet of flexible meeting facilities and superior services for any event.

    • Exhibit Space502,000 sq. ft.
      Total meeting space574,000 sq. ft.
      Guest rooms 1 mi. from convention center8,000



High season
Apr 1 – Jun 30
Sep 1 – Oct 31
Shoulder season
Mar 1 – Mar 31
Jul 1 – Jul 31
Low season
Jan 1 – Feb 28
Nov 1 – Dec 31
Aug 1 – Aug 31