Bend, Oregon Convention Center Events & Meetings Space

More than 41,000 square-feet of space is available for your conference 

Riverhouse on the Deschutes features the largest convention center east of the Cascades. It is the ideal location for Central Oregon events that take place in Bend. This state-of-the-art, LEED-certified building on the Deschutes River includes more than 41,000 square-feet of indoor and outdoor meeting space for multi-day conventions, one-day events or weddings. 

The building is located on the west bank of the Deschutes River off Mount Washington Drive and is walking distance of the hotel restaurant, rooms and suites. Our LEED-certified convention space allows Riverhouse on the Deschutes to accommodate large conferences with events, meetings, meals, trade shows and breakout sessions. Whether plans call for a one-day event, multi-day conference, a golf or ski group trip, a motor coach tour visit, a family reunion, a big birthday or a wedding, Riverhouse on the Deschutes has the location with the facility, service and amenities for a successful event. The convention center’s meeting and banquet rooms can accommodate up to 2,000 guests. The convention center offers the flexibility to stage several ongoing events and each of the meeting and banquet rooms is close to the river, making the atmosphere ideal for  everyone to enjoy teh fresh air and tranquility of the Deschutes River.

The first-floor ballroom is 16,000-plus square-feet and can be divided into a variety of breakout rooms. The ballroom is able to seat about 1,000 people for a sit-down meal or up to 1,600 people for a meeting. The lower level, which is adjacent the river, offers an additional 13,000-plus square-feet of exhibit space. An Executive Boardroom (510 square-feet and a large lobby featuring a waterfall, fireplace are available for welcoming or registering participants. View floor plans and capacity charts here.  

Being in Central Oregon means outdoor events are a must. Patios and lawns nestled beneath tall Ponderosa pines are perfect for gatherings and feature river views and background sounds of the river. 

Along with the convention center, there is the Deschutes ballroom located in the Currents building, is great venue with indoor and outdoor space overlooking the river for your guests to enjoy. Smaller Sisters meeting rooms are located in the Sagebrush building. 

The professional sales and convention staff includes active members of Meeting Professionals International, the Oregon Society of Association Management and the Society of Government Meeting Professionals. They are committed to providing their event-planning expertise, resources and a “can do” attitude to create an outstanding event. Contact them to provide you with a complete proposal on a successful event in beautiful Bend, Oregon. 

“Participated in small conference at the Riverhouse. The accommodations were great. The recently remodeled rooms were large with comfortable beds. The staff was excellent and the meeting space met all our needs"  Karen H.- Trip Advisor

Meeting space for large and small groups at Riverhouse on the Deschutes hotel in Bend, Oregon. View Photo Gallery