A resource guide for your work in Crawford County, Kansas, whether you’re coordinating a national or regional expo, convention or sporting event, or just a local planning a reunion or wedding.

Crawford County CVB Services

Professional services to help organize & execute conventions, conferences & athletic events; &, advisory services for family gatherings & corporate functions.

Catering Options

Mining, then the university, have drawn immigrants worldwide for more than 100 years, bringing a variety of flavors to unexpected places.

Event & Meeting Spaces

Numerous spaces of various sizes are available for a national conference or expo, an intimate wedding or family reunion, or touring performers.

Food Trucks

Numerous area festivals, fairs, and other community events mean food trucks are becoming more common.


Various forms of funding, grants, sponsorship and even tax incentive opportunities are sometimes available.

Group Tours

Conferences and touring buses can tour the world’s largest electric shovel, historical buildings saved & repurposed for new uses, & a beautiful college campus.

Local Entertainment

With Kansas City, Lawrence, Memphis, and Tulsa just hours away, Southeast Kansas performers are influenced by the blues, country, folk, jazz, rock, & even punk.


Promote your attraction, event, lodging, retail or other destination to visitors of Crawford County, Kansas.

Sporting Facilities

A college, plus six school districts serving former mining communities who used sports as an escape mean there are numerous facilities within a short distance.