Benton Event Center

Benton, Arkansas
Date Completed: September 2013
Developer/Owner: City of Benton

The Benton Event Center includes amenities such as a gallery and outdoor plaza in the pre-convene area, a grand ballroom that can be broken down into 5 smaller meeting rooms, catering and food staging, and other service areas.  CDI exceeded local participation goals with 72% of project funds being spent with firms that employ Saline County residents. 16% of project funds were spent exclusively with Saline County businesses as well.  The Benton Event Center was completed under budget and on time for the grand opening ceremonies on October 1, 2013.