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Located in the heart of Downtown Wenatchee, the Wenatchee Convention Center facility is a favorite of statewide organizations which utilize Wenatchee’s central location, beautiful climate and desirable amenities to provide ideal conventions, meetings and event opportunities for individuals located throughout Washington.

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Grand Apple Ballroom
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Right outside Wenatchee Convention Center’s doors lies Wenatchee’s Historic Downtown featuring local shops, artistry, restaurants of all nationalities, tasting rooms, breweries and our easy accessible River Walk Crossing Bridge leading you directly to our beautiful Apple Capital Loop Trail and the Pybus Public Market. Please visit www.wendowntown.org and www.pybusmarket.org for more information.

The Convention Center is owned by the City of Wenatchee and operated by Coast Hotels Inc., which also operates the adjoining Coast Wenatchee Center Hotel. Coast staff provide management services including marketing, event planning and catering. Please contact the Convention Center staff to plan your next event in Wenatchee.

History

The Wenatchee Convention Center was constructed in 1980 through a $2.6 million Economic Development Administration grant. The Orchard Hall and additional breakout rooms were added in 2009 giving the Center a total of 18 meeting rooms ranging in size from 500 to over 10,000 square feet.

In the fall of 2015, a $3 million renovation of the Wenatchee Convention Center was completed.  Upgrades included new lighting, acoustical ceiling system, decorative lighted wall panels, and carpeting in the Grand Apple Ballroom.  The Orchard Hall also received new lighting, acoustical ceiling system, new wall décor, and carpeting.  The Lower and Upper Lobbies received a makeover as well with new wall coverings, paint, lighting upgrades and carpeting.  For additional comfort for our guests, new HVAC heating/air conditioning was installed throughout the entire facility.

On the Horizon

Wenatchee Convention Center is converting to all digital audio visual and will be completed by August 2017.  The new AV includes Ceiling Mounted E-Version Laser 8500 Lumens Projectors in the Grand Apple Ballroom and Orchard Hall. Advanced Touch Screen Conference Room Control will be installed in both ballrooms.  Creston touch screen offers an ideal user-interface for controlling all the technology in your Conference room.  This will simplify and enhance the way you use technology for controlling audio and video.  Video Tracking Camera will be installed in the Grand Apple Ballroom.  This innovative high quality PTZ camera that automatically follows a person based on facial and motion detection.  Ideal for lecture capture or conferences, the Auto Tracker makes it possible to automate recording with no personnel and still have the viewing experience of a manned camera.  Using Creston Air Media you can walk into any meeting space and wirelessly present Power Point, Excel, and Word Documents, PDFs, photos, and screen shots from your personal iOS or Android mobile device on the room display.  Mac and Windows notebooks also connect seamlessly, making presentations and collaboration from almost any device incredibly fast and easy.  Outside each meeting room Electronic Conference Room Displays will be installed.  Throughout the Wenatchee Convention Center, 60” monitors will be installed which will show all of the days events and floor plans.

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121 North Wenatchee Ave., Wenatchee, Washington 98801
(509) 662-4411  |  info@wenatcheeconvention.org
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