Fort Smith Convention Center

Fort Smith Convention Center offers 116,800 sq. ft. of infinitely-flexible event space for large conventions, meetings and special events. It is also home to the beautiful 1,331-seat ArcBest Performing Arts Center.

Attached to the convention center is an additional 17,000 sq. ft. of event space and 255 guest rooms and suites at the Wyndham Fort Smith City Center. Another 2,750+ quality guest rooms and the best shopping, dining, attractions, and live entertainment the city has to offer can all be found just steps away or within a short driving distance. 


ArcBest Performing Arts Center

The gorgeous and well-maintained traditional performance venue features comfortable theater-style seating and ADA seating for 1,331 people, large cast & company backstage facilities, and full state-of-the-art sound, lighting and electrical. The venue is ideal for live speakers and presentations, theater productions, concerts, dance recitals, awards ceremonies, and more.

Exhibit Hall(s)

The Fort Smith Convention Center's spacious, customizable exhibit hall offers 40,000 square feet of partitionable event space featuring column-free 34 ft. ceilings! This space offers infinite flexibility for conferences, conventions, trade shows, concerts, weddings, large sports tournaments, and much more.

Meeting Rooms

The Fort Smith Convention Center's customizable layout offers the ability to expand the 8 standard meeting rooms to a total of 13 meeting and breakout rooms for conferences, business or organization meetings, break-out sessions, press conferences, special presentations, and other smaller on-site events.

North & South Rotundas

The Fort Smith Convention Center's North & South Rotundas are architecturally striking, small to medium-sized event spaces that feature panoramic floor-to-ceiling windows and the lovely glow of natural light. These spaces are ideal for small group meetings, receptions, brunches, wedding ceremonies, informal gatherings, unique meeting events, and large event overflow areas.

Outdoor Areas

The Fort Smith Convention Center's Outdoor Areas are beautifully landscaped and manicured. Centrally located at the exterior of our main facilities, the main downtown hotels, and within walking distance to all the unique dining, shopping and entertainment that awaits in downtown Fort Smith, Arkansas, these spaces are exceptional locations for weddings and receptions, brunches, informal gatherings, intimate performances, large event overflow seating, and a number of other unique types of meetings and events.

Booking, Planning & Event Services

The Fort Smith Convention Center's event services team works with the most capable vendors in the Arkansas River Valley region. You can expect an event package that is customized to fit your needs and a superior level of service that will remove unnecessary stress from planning and hosting your event.




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MONDAY: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

TUESDAY:  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

WEDNESDAY:  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

THURSDAY:  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

FRIDAY:  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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