On Thursday, August 5, the City of Little Rock enacted a city-wide mask mandate stipulating that face masks are required in all public spaces within the city. This includes the public facilities that LRCVB manages – Statehouse Convention Center, Robinson Center, and the River Market’s Ottenheimer Market Hall, Pavilions and First Security Amphitheater.
There’s not a bad seat in this house.
What started as great has become magnificent. The historic 1939 Robinson Center’s lavish $70 million renovation has made it the crown jewel for performances, meetings and events of all types in Little Rock. A world-class concert and performing arts venue, a state-of the art meeting facility and an anchor of Little Rock’s downtown vibe, Robinson Center never disappoints.
What meeting professionals say
“The renovation of Robinson Center was exactly what our event needed. Having our event in the downtown area offered our families a lot of restaurant options and entertainment in the downtown River Market area. The convenience of the venue, hotel and meeting space was a huge plus because almost all of our guests flew into Little Rock for the event.”
Miss High School America Pageant
Miss Junior High School America Pageant Miss Collegiate America Pageant
“Little Rock has so much to offer and the opportunities continue to grow with new additions coming to the city on a regular basis. The attractions, restaurants, shops, and entertainment venues in the River Market District – along with the walkability of downtown – make this area perfect for people flying in for meetings and conferences.”
Director of Forestry
“I brought the International Master Gardener Conference to Little Rock in 2007, and there was some resistance from the board – some wanted to go to Las Vegas. I rallied, and once they came they were amazed. It is still considered one of the best – if not THE best – ever Master Gardener conferences. We went to Las Vegas two years later and it was a bust. Everyone that had been in Little Rock wished they were back in Little Rock.”
JANET B. CARSON
Extension Horticulture Specialist
University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service
Robinson Center is operated by the Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (LRCVB), the official destination marketing organization for the City of Little Rock, charged with marketing and selling the city as a meeting, sports and leisure travel destination.
The LRCVB also manages the Statehouse Convention Center, Ottenheimer Hall, the River Market Pavilions, First Security Amphitheater, and multiple parking facilities.
LRCVB is primarily funded by a hotel, motel, and restaurant tax.