EVENT Spaces

PLaN YOUR EVENT at BOS CENTER


Bank of Springfield Center is widely known in Central Illinois for being home to large conventions and events. Did you know we also have amazing space for smaller groups?


Whether you’re planning a large convention or small meeting, BOS Center has a solution to fit the needs of your group. 

To find our more about our event spaces, select one of the following or keep scrolling.

BOS Plaza

Types of Events

  • Concerts – from nationwide touring artists to local musicians

  • Family friendly events like the circus, Disney Live, Harlem Globetrotters, and Kidsfest

  • Conventions like those held by FFA, Vietnam Veterans of America, Baptist Youth, Assemblies of God

  • Tradeshows & expos

  • Training sessions, professional meetings, and retreats

  • Professional receptions, cocktail hours, networking events, and holiday parties

  • Weddings and receptions

  • VIP pre-event parties

  • Sporting events

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Want to host an event at the BOS Center?
Fill out our Event Inquiry form and an Event Coordinator will contact you to discuss your options.  Or if you'd like to speak with someone during normal business hours, please contact our administration office at (217) 788-8800.
 

MEETING ROOMS

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LOWER LEVEL

The Center’s Lower Level is where you’ll find our gorgeous, newly renovated Ballroom, suitable for an elegant banquet or a large business presentation. Locker rooms for sporting events and smaller meeting rooms are also located on the Lower Level.

If you’re looking for space for 50 – 500 attendees for a professional or personal event, we have something to suit your needs. Any room and space can be set to suit your specifications. Our flexibility allows us to provide a completely custom experience for each group. To learn more, click here to contact an Event Coordinator, or call the administrative office at 217-788-8800.
 

Our Grand Ballroom, also known as B11, can be partitioned off into 4 smaller rooms (B11A, B11B, B11C, & B11D) with air walls.

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B4 Meeting Room facing east
 

MAIN HALL

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The Main Floor of The Center is where our big productions take place. Headlining concerts, tradeshows, graduations, basketball tournaments… they all happen here. Our creative staff can set this space to accommodate any large event.

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Terraces

 

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The terraces located on the mezzanine level offer a unique location in downtown Springfield to host your event. The large North Terrace with patio provides views of the old Lincoln Depot and Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. This modern event space provides a wonderful backdrop that is sure to impress. The South Terrace provides a smaller, more intimate space with views of the iconic Wyndham Springfield City Centre (formerly the Hilton Hotel) and even a peek at the Lincoln Home sites.
 

Both terraces have colored LED lighting systems to further strengthen your brand colors or accent your décor. Restrooms and amenities are conveniently located nearby. 

North Terrace measures 32’x 143 and totals around 4,500 sq. ft.
The patio adds 28’x 33’ and 950 sq. ft.

South Terrace measures 59’x 26’ and 24’x 28’ and totals around 2,200 sq. ft.

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BOS PLAZA

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The Plaza

The outdoor BOS Plaza is one of the most exciting spaces at the Bank of Springfield Center! Located just outside the expanded lobby, the Plaza is a beautiful stamped concrete space that will allow us to take advantage of warmer weather months. It is an amazing venue for downtown summer activities, including concerts, movies, and private events. The possibilities are truly endless with this unique entertainment area unlike any other in the area.
 

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Capacities

Room Name
Approximate Dimension
Square Footage
Banquet Capacity
Theater Capacity
Classroom Capacity
BOS Plaza
169' x 52'
8300
North Patio
29' x 33'
950
North Terrace
32' x 143'
4500
South Terrace
59' x 26' + 24' x 28'
2200
Main Lobby
221.6' x 37'
8000
Mezzanine Concourse
811' Circumference from Center of Concourse
Main Floor Lounge
38' x 22'
800
Entire Facility
61800
Main Hall w/ Risers
110' x 88' x 40'
9700
Main Hall
200' x 200' x 40'
40000
Entire Lower Level
21800
B11ABC or B11BCD
65' x 100' x 14'
6500
480
720
400
B11AB or B11CD
65' x 70' x 14'
4550
330
480
200
B11B or B11C
65' x 30' x 14'
1950
150
168
90
B11A or B11D
65' x 40' x 14'
2600
180
240
149
B1, B9
32' x 38' x 12"
1200
56
112
60
B4E, B6E, B7E
29' x 30' x 12'
870
20
50
20
B4, B6, B7
29' x 59' x 12'
1700
88
140
84
Grand Ball Room/ B11: Entire Room
65' x 140' x 14'
9100
600
960
500
B4W, B6W, B7W
29' x 30' x 12'
870
40
66
44
B3, B8
29' x 30' x 12'
870
40
66
44
B2, B10
32' x 44' x 12'
1400
88
126
72