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Conventions & Meetings

Tupelo has a variety of venues to match your meeting needs and offers great services to give you that special touch. From 2 to 10,000, you can meet in Tupelo!

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Excellent corporate meeting venues await in Tupelo. Convention facilities such as the Clarion Hotel and Summit Convention Center and spacious facilities such as the Holiday Inn and Suites and the Hilton Garden Inn with adjacent BancorpSouth Conference Center and BancorpSouth Arena are an ideal setting for your next business convention.

In addition to these diverse options, the city has many additional corporate meeting venues and accommodations from which to choose. Unique off-site venues like the Elvis Presley Birthplace and the Tupelo Automobile Museum offer meeting planners a chance to be creative in impressing their attendees.

With more than 1,900 guest rooms, your choice of restaurants ranging from fine dining to down home cooking, numerous shopping venues and one-of-a-kind attractions, Tupelo is a great choice as a meeting site.

The Tupelo CVB provides a full range of complimentary hospitality services, and the sales staff offers assistance in all areas of planning from start to finish, to ensure a quality meeting experience. The Tupelo CVB also offers assistance in customizing off-site activities and entertainment especially designed for your group and their spouses.

For more information or for help planning your meeting, contact Jan Pannell, Sales Manager at [email protected] or by calling the Tupelo CVB at 800-533-0611.

“We couldn’t have asked for anything more from the Tupelo CVB and the BancorpSouth Conference Center and Arena. They accommodated every request, and did so willingly and enthusiastically. I really look forward to the day our Conference comes back to Tupelo.”

—Sam Lemonis, MS Association of Governmental Purchasing/Property Agents Annual Conference

“I've planned and executed meetings in many places, but Tupelo outshone them all! Working with the staff of the CVB was a pleasure since they were always responsive, professional and helpful. I recommend Tupelo as a meeting venue to any and all.”

—Deirdre McGowan, Ph.D., CAE, MS Water Resources Association Annual Conference

“After searching for a city to host our fraternity’s regional conference we chose Tupelo, MS. This was the first time our conference had been hosted in Northeast Mississippi and it won’t be the last. The city of Tupelo was the perfect place from conference space to local shops to the excellent food we were well pleased. The Tupelo Visitor’s Bureau did an outstanding job of helping us coordinate hotels, venues, meetings with local government and entertainment. The hospitality shown by everyone was second to none. We had all the conveniences of a big city with a down home feel. Tupelo is definitely the place to go!”

—Mark McCloud, Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

Will the Tupelo CVB assist me with welcome bags?
We offer canvas welcome bags for use at your registration. These are only available to meetings and conferences staying overnight.
Will someone from the CVB be able to assist me in planning my meeting?
We have several pre-planned itineraries, or we can easily help you customize one that fits your specific meeting needs.
Do you have meeting facilities with hotel properties on site?
Yes we have two large meeting facilities with hotels on the same campus. We also have a large number of hotels that can accommodate small meetings on site.
Can you facilitate a site visit for the meeting planner?
We are happy to host meeting and conference planners in Tupelo and familiarize you with all the great restaurants, meeting facilities and attractions we have to offer.