The Spokane region has a variety of indoor and outdoor venues appropriate for all sizes of sports events. Here are just a few of the highlights:
RESORT & CASINO
The Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena is home to the Spokane Chiefs, a major junior team that plays in the Western Hockey League, and the Spokane Shock, an arena football team in the Arena Football League. The arena floor is 32,000 square feet and the 14-foot high concourse is a spacious 35,000 square feet with 16 luxury suites containing a total of 146 seats. In addition, there are six meeting rooms located at the Spokane Arena, totaling 10,050 square feet of meeting space.
The Spokane Arena has a seating capacity for:
• 12,638 for end-stage concerts
• 12,494 for center-stage shows
• 12,210 for basketball
• 10,759 for ice hockey
• 10,771 for arena football
• 6,951 for half-house shows
The Spokane Convention Center campus sits along the banks of the Spokane River and affords users beautiful views of the 100-acre Riverfront Park and direct access to the Centennial Trail. The campus includes the INB Performing Arts Center and the Spokane Convention Center, with the focal point being the new Exhibit Hall. The Exhibit Hall can accommodate thousands of people for trade shows, community events, sporting events, meetings and banquets.
A recent renovation of the Spokane Convention Center offers more than 164,307 square feet of user friendly meeting space. The facility includes 24 state of the art breakout rooms, including the Conference Theatre. The Conference Theatre is perfect for multimedia presentations for up to 270 people.
Recent renovation projects include a 25,310 square foot, fully finished ballroom that is divisible into three sections as well as three Bays that can be joined together to create a 13,730 square foot ballroom for meetings, trade shows or banquets. The INB Performing Arts Center, which is adjacent to the Spokane Convention Center, has a 2,700 seat auditorium with a built in stage, perfect for performances or plenary sessions.
For warm weather events, there is the Roof Deck, with a panoramic view of the river and Riverfront Park, ideal for up to 500 people for a stand-up reception. Other outdoor spaces include the Arbor, located right on the Centennial Trail, the grassy Plaza directly in front of the Exhibit Hall and the INB Performing Arts Center Breezeway.
The HUB Sports Center is a 66,670 square foot multi-use sports facility that contains five regulation basketball courts and three large studios for dance, aerobics and classrooms. It is the 3rd largest indoor sports venue in the greater Spokane area behind the Spokane Arena and the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Equipped with 2,000 portable bleacher seats, the HUB Sports Center can easily adapt into different configurations depending on the event need. The HUB also has a full concession area that can be utilized for tournaments. Situated on over 3 acres, the HUB Sports Center has ample parking and is located just off of the I-90 corridor. Conveniently located in the Spokane Valley, The HUB is minutes from hotels, shopping, and restaurants.