Conferences + Event Planning

Kenai Peninsula College
Soldotna is a choice destination for those who want to experience all that Alaska has to offer. By holding a conference, meeting, or training event in our city, your group can do business in one of our many facilities – and when work’s done, relax and enjoy world-class sport fishing, hiking, camping, canoeing and kayaking, bicycling, bird watching, or a host of other amazing opportunities.

The Soldotna Regional Sports Complex contains a conference room capable of holding 350 people with an adjoining kitchen. When the Olympic-sized ice rink is not in use, the center hosts numerous events, including the Kenai Peninsula Home Builder’s Show, the Kenai Peninsula Sports Recreation & Trade Show, and the Kenai Classic Banquet. For more information, contact the Parks and Recreation department directly at 907-262-3151.

The  Joyce K. Carver Public Library includes an 1,110 square foot facility with chairs, tables, a projection screen and suspended XGA projector, as well as a counter, microwave, and sink. The capacity is 144 people with chairs only, or 62 people with chairs and tables. Two small conference rooms are also available with seating for 7 people each. Contact the library directly at 907-262-4227 to inquire about room use.

Now under construction, the Soldotna Field House is a 41,500 square foot multipurpose facility, designed to host both athletics and other community events.  The facility is designed to maximize flexibility, and is large enough to host statewide tournaments, large tradeshows, conferences, and other large events. The Field House is adjacent to the Soldotna Regional Sports Complex, offering access to its commercial kitchen, conference suite, and Olympic-sized ice rink. Contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 907-262-3151 for more information.

The College’s Kenai River Campus offers a unique blend of facilities to accommodate a wide range of conferences and hands-on industrial training workshops. The KPC boasts a dozen meeting rooms that can accommodate as few as four people or as many as 200; high-tech training space with multiple labs for process technology, instrumentation and computer electronics; and apartment-style housing for multi-day conferences complete with Wi-Fi, a gym, laundry facilities, a half-court basketball course, and a nine-hole disc golf course.

For more information, contact the Kenai Peninsula College directly via their website.

The staff at the Greater Soldotna Chamber of Commerce and Soldotna Visitors Center are able to help connect you with area businesses and facilities to meet your conferencing needs, while also assisting in planning recreational packages during your visit.  Go to Visit Soldotna's website or call 907-262-9814 to speak to visitor center staff. 

Rent the Soldotna Chamber's Audience Response System (ARS) for your next meeting, convention, or event.  Contact the Chamber at 907-262-9814 or email katie@soldotnachamber for more information.

The KNWR Visitors Center presents a unique experience for up to 80 people in their new multi-purpose educational room, built as part of the $6 million LEED-certified refuge headquarters. Located less than two miles from the heart of downtown Soldotna, the Visitors Center offers a peaceful, natural setting with the opportunity to work and play all in one place. The KNWR consists of 1.92 million acres including ice fields and glaciers, tundra, boreal forests, lakes, and rivers.