The Visit Hickory Metro team encourages visitors and locals to explore the Hickory Metro region carefully and safely. The state of North Carolina has lifted all mass gathering limits at this time but encourages individuals to still practice the three W's - Wear, Wait, Wash. People who are fully vaccinated can do all of the things that they did before the pandemic. Those unvaccinated, should still wear a mask in public indoor settings & public outdoor settings when they cannot maintain social distance. To learn more about what our area is doing to prevent the spread of COVID-19 click below. 

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Beyond The Convention Center

Hey Event Planners! No matter how simple or complex your needs, we have an array of trusted convention suppliers that will work to ensure your event vision becomes reality. If our convention center isn't exactly what you need here are also some alternative meeting venues. Once you have booked your event space, we know that lodging is next on the list. Click here for all our hotel accommodations.