Events

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Hold your next event at the Southwest Research Center’s newest venue – the Education Center.

This new space is conveniently located off of I-44 by Mount Vernon, Mo., perfectly situated between Joplin and Springfield. This multi-purpose space includes state-of-the art elements like three 140-inch wall mounted projection screens and three high definition projectors, which compliments the professional sound system and fiberoptic Wi-Fi network available inside the center. With more than 4,000 square feet of open space, the Education Center can accommodate up to 300 people, offers abundant front-door parking, is fully accessible to persons with disabilities, and features multi-stall restrooms and a large kitchen prep area.

Competitive pricing provides options for every budget, and the variety of events this space has the capacity for is endless. Professional conferences, meetings, weddings (inclusive to all couples), receptions, galas, private parties, bridal or baby showers, and even school proms can easily be accommodated in this stylish setting.

Interested in taking a tour or finding out more about the Education Center? You can contact the Southwest Research Center at 417-466-2148 or southwestcenter@missouri.edu to schedule an appointment.

Ready to book a date? Please fill out the form found here. We look forward to seeing you!