Natchitoches Events Center Sees Continued Growth

Events Center

Situated in the heart of the Natchitoches National Historic Landmark District, in the oldest permanent settlement in the Louisiana Purchase, the Natchitoches Events Center continues to see year-over-year growth with projected estimates of an 11 percent growth in attendance at all functions from 2016 – 2017 alone.  Since opening in 2005, the facility has experienced a 218 percent increase in revenue to date.

“The beauty, the layout,facility support and the location of the Events Center are key to the mix of functions which are hosted at the property,” states Events Center Director Chris Post. “As more people learn about what the Events Center delivers for a successful, high-quality event, meeting, and/or function, the more bookings we are realizing.”

Amenities include:

  • spacious pre-function area
  • 15,000 Sq. Ft. Exhibit Hall
  • 3,600 Sq. Ft. Meeting Space
    Board Room
  • Food & Beverage Caterers
  • Wi-Fi
  • Audio, visual equipmentrentals

Facility use began with the local market, but grew to include functions from across the state.

Located minutes from I-49, more business is building from Baton Rouge in addition to Shreveport, Alexandria, Monroe and east Texas.  Several noteworthy events include:

  • Louisiana Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony
  • Louisiana Society of CPA’s Conference
  • Louisiana Association of Land Surveyors
  • Louisiana APA Conference
  • Louisiana Association of Nurse Anesthetists
  • Louisiana School Nurse Organization
  • Louisiana Recreation and Parks Association.
  • Cattle web auction selling over 58,000 head of cattle
  • Nearly 20 wedding receptions yearly

An addition will soon enhance the Events Center—The Chateau Saint Denis Hotel.  The Grand Opening is scheduled for the Fall of 2016. The Chateau Saint Denis will be the largest inn in Natchitoches.  The French Creole-inspired property will feature 87 rooms, a French Quarter-style brick courtyard and an additional 4,500 Sq. Ft. of Ballroom and Conference room space.  Together, the Hotel and the Events Center will offer the ability to conveniently host an extensive variety of high-quality functions.

To plan your next meeting, conference or event—or to schedule your wedding date at the Natchitoches Events Center—and pre-book at the Chateau Saint Denis Hotel, please contact:  Melissa Cloutier, Sales Director at mcloutier@natchitochesla.gov.  Phone:  (318) 238-7500; Toll Free:  (877)238-7502.  Website:  www.NatchitochesEventsCenter.com.