Keller Convention Center & Hotel

1202 N. Keller Drive, Exit 160

This 15,000-square-foot facility, adjoining 8,000-square-foot facility at the hotel, can hold up to 1,500 people. Feautres include:

  • 17 breakout rooms
  • 2 grand ballrooms
  • Exhibit Hall capable of up to 110 booths
  • 300 hotel rooms within walking distance

Hotel offers rooms available for parties up to 200 . Features include:

  • 7 meeting rooms
  • 300 hotel rooms within walking distance


Knights of Columbus

1501 W. Fayette Ave, Exit 159

The Knights of Columbus Building has amenities for groups of any size. Features include:

  • 10,000-square-foot auditorium
  • One meeting room, a board room, lounge
  • 100 hotel rooms within walking distance




Fairfield Inn and Suites

1111 N. Henrietta St., Exit 160

A 1,890-square-foot conference area inside this hotel is perfect for meetings and events for up to 85 people. Features include:

  • One large room, which can be divided
  • 68 hotel rooms at location



Lake Sara Pavilions

Two locations on Lake Sara, Exit 160

Host a meeting on beautiful Lake Sara! The two outdoor facilities are perfect for receptions and parties with plenty of outdoor space for the party to spill into the open air. Features include:

  • Large open room
  • Kitchen area
  • Boat dock and outdoor decks



Ballard Nature Center

5253 East Us Hwy 40, Altamont, Exit 82

Located just outside of Effingham, this 210 acre nature center is the perfect place for a compant retreat. Just minutes outside of Effingham, the center is home to dozens of species of birds and wildlife. Features include:

  • Large room, seats up to 80
  • Two outdoor pavilions
  • Beautiful outdoor settings with hiking trails



Gardens of Heartland Hall

16450 N. 1325th, Exit 160

Located just outside of Effingham, The Gardens of Heartland can fully satisfy your requirements for affordable & elegant recptions & outdoor weddings.



Hampton Inn & Suites

1305 N. Keller Dr., Exit 160

This hotel offers various areas for meetings and small gatherings. The Hampton Inn & Suites features a large full business center, 2 rooms that will accommodate up to 100 people for meetings and events.