10 Reasons

Rogers is Perfect for Your Sports Event


1. Getting to Rogers is easy.

Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA) has almost 40 flights daily to 18 destinations and is conveniently located just off I-49, Highways 62, 71, and 102, it’s easy for your groups to get to Rogers, whether by air or automobile.  XNA is serviced by American Airlines, Delta, United, Frontier, and Allegiant Air.

2. Many of your attendees are already nearby.

Rogers’ convenient location in Northwest Arkansas means your event can attract nearby competitors from Tulsa, Little Rock, Kansas City, Joplin, Springfield, Oklahoma City, and beyond.

3. Our sporting facilities are ready to host your event.

With 12 sporting facilities in Rogers and the surrounding areas, you’ll have plenty of top-notch event venues to choose from, such as baseball fields, softball fields, lacrosse fields, tennis courts, and more.

an aerial view of a softball field.
Rogers Regional Sports Park

4. The Rogers Convention Center is ideal for sports expos and more.

Boasting 125,000 square feet of meeting space and an impressive 42,550-square-foot grand ballroom, the Rogers Convention Center has the capacity to accommodate your sports expo, tournament, competition, or convention.

5. We have plenty of accommodations.

Your groups will find an array of choices when it comes to hotels in Rogers, with big-name hotel brands and more than 2,000 hotel rooms.

an aerial view of a hotel at dusk.
Embassy Suites Northwest Arkansas & Rogers Convention Center

6. You can choose from an array of restaurants within close proximity.

With over 100 restaurants in Rogers, your groups can choose from national chain restaurants or locally owned eateries—not to mention, numerous catering options make it easy for event planners to plan mealtime.

7. Our staff gets rave reviews.

From our field crews to our Visit Rogers team, we aim to provide a seamless experience for every event planner bringing groups to Rogers. Read our testimonials to see what others have said about their event planning experience.

8. Rogers has many nearby attractions.

Groups will be excited to learn about your event in Rogers, as our museums, family-friendly attractions, performing arts venues and excellent shopping options give attendees so much to do in between or after events.

little boy playing at a park
Lake Atalanta

9. You’ll have plenty of options for group activities before and after events.

If you’re looking to plan a group activity, take your pick! From brewery tours and museum tours to group activities such as stand-up paddle boarding, mini-golf or laser tag, Rogers offers a number of guided tours and group activities for all ages.

10. Your groups will love the outdoor adventures and activities.

If your attendees want to extend their trip for a weekend or week, they’ll find no shortage of exciting outdoor activities to explore, from gorgeous parks to camping spots to water recreation, Rogers is an outdoor lover’s paradise.

a woman is fishing in a boat on a lake.
Lake Atalanta

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