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Special Events

Richland Community College is highly experienced in hosting a variety of activities from conventions and trade shows to corporate meetings and events. We are recognized as a leader throughout the Midwest for our customer service and expertise in meeting planning. The College’s facilities include two grand salons, a 325 seat auditorium, and over a half-dozen meeting and conference rooms in the Shilling Community Education Center. The campus also includes both the Center for Sustainability and Innovation (CSI) and the National Sequestration Education Center (NSEC) which feature meeting rooms, classrooms and conference space.

The College is also home to Progress City USA, which is the Midwest’s premier outdoor convention facility. The state-of-the-art site encompasses over 80 acres of exhibit space which features 28,000 square feet of indoor exhibition space spread across six buildings.

We look forward to using our versatility to customize an individual package for your event whether you are expecting 200 to 200,000. No matter what type of activity you are hosting, Richland Community College is committed to making your event a success.

For more information, please contact the Office of Special Events at (217) 875-7211, Ext. 577.

Upcoming Events