The Sampson County Exposition Center situated in Southeastern North Carolina offers meeting and event planners a state-of-the-art facility containing over 30,000 square feet. Officially opened in 1998 the Sampson County Exposition Center has served as host site for over 2,800 functions including trades shows, seminars, receptions, banquets, weddings & wedding receptions, concerts and numerous other events. The Sampson County Exposition Center is also home to one of Eastern NCís fastest growing performing arts series the Sampson CenterStage Performing Arts Series.
The facility offers two Ballrooms (Prestage Hall and Heritage Hall) allowing accommodations for groups up to 1,450 and the ability to host banquets for more than 1,000 guests. Other features include an elegantlyappointed Board Room and the Expo Room which can accommodate smaller groups of up to 45 guests. With state-of-the-art sound and audiovisual systems and a staff with a commitment to service the Sampson County Exposition Center is the perfect site for your next meeting.
The largest county in North Carolina, Sampson County stretches sixty miles long and thirty-five miles wide. At 963 square miles, Sampson County is just about the size of the State of Rhode Island. Tucked into the southeast corner of the state known as the coastal plains, our picturesque county boasts gently rolling hills, rich farmland and friendly, bustling communities. Our climate is temperate, without winter and summer extremes, so it's perfectly suited to our relaxed lifestyle. We're conveniently located between the beautiful beaches of the east coast and the majestic Appalachian mountains of the west, and we are but an hour's drive from our state capital. Served by Interstate 40 east and west, and Interstate 95 north and south, Sampson County has an ideal transportation network to get you where you need to go. Locally, there is a broad range of cultural and recreational activities from a performing arts series and community theatre to the best golf, hunting and fishing to be found.
Join us for a visit and you will see why the Sampson County Exposition Center is "The Center of Activity."