Whether you are planning that special banquet event, wedding reception, corporate meeting, trade show, or convention, you can feel confident that the Evansville Auditorium and Convention Centre, known as "The Old National Events Plaza", is the perfect gathering place.

The impressive 280,000 square-foot state-of-the-art facility offers affordable, flexible space and in-house services to make the planning and coordinating of your event a breeze. With a beautiful 2,500-seat Auditorium, a spacious 38,000 square-foot Exhibit Hall, 14,000 square-feet of elegant Ballroom space, and 12 flexible 1,000 square-foot Meeting Rooms, The Old National Events Plaza can host a variety of events ranging from 20 to 4,000. SMG's experienced event staff will arrange the rooms to fit your particular needs whether it be banquet, theatre, classroom, or other types of set up.

Accommodating your meeting needs with style is something that comes naturally to us. When it comes to event planning you have enough to think about, so leave the details to the knowledgeable, professional staff. They are dedicated to helping you create a flawless, memorable meeting or celebration. The Old National Events Plaza offers you access to one of the best known and beautifully appointed facilities in the Tri-State, along with exceptional menu choices created by SMG's own world-class chef. The efficient and friendly in-house catering staff strive to give each customer an enjoyable and worry-free experience.


What to expect...

At The Old National Events Plaza we understand how important your event is. It is our goal to insure that you get the best service possible. The following is what you can expect from our staff while planning and preparing for your event.

Our professional Sales staff is always available and prepared to ensure your event is a successful one. They will help you reserve the appropriate space required for your event and work with you to complete the contract process. Your Sales professional will be readily available to answer any questions that may arise during the event planning process and continue to stay in contact with you until your event is a fond memory.

Event Coordinators
After you have worked closely with our sales staff and determined what your specific space needs are, one of our Event Coordinators will contact you to make sure no detail goes unnoticed. As your personal assistant they will help you with room layout, equipment, audiovisual needs, security and fine-tune all aspects for a successful, well- planned event.

SAVOR Catering
The Old National Events Plaza has a state of the art kitchen along with an exceptional culinary staff. Whether your group is large or small our catering staff will provide you with exceptional service and quality in order to make your event extraordinary. Our Catering Sales Manager can provide you with meals from our menu or work with you on a specialty menu to provide your preferred cuisine. Our kitchen and service staff is professionally trained in food and beverage presentation, making the appearance of your meal as elegant as you desire.

To find out more about the Tri-State's premier meeting facility, please call Megan Heronemus at 812.435.5770 ext. 202 or email her at mheronemus@smgevansville.com.