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Sampson County Exposition Center - Modified Reopening Permitted

On April 28, 2021, Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order (EO) 209, lifting the State’s Modified Stay At Home Order and easing the COVID-19 restrictions placed on businesses and gatherings.  In light of EO 209’s new gathering limits, which are effective at 5:00 p.m. on April 30, 2021, Sampson County Administration has authorized the Sampson County Exposition Center to operate based upon the most recent public notice as provided below.

CLICK HERE FOR REOPENING INFORMATION - Effective: April 30, 2021 - June 1, 2021

This page will be updated as new information regarding scheduled events becomes available. As much as we are able, we are committed to informing clients and guests of the status of their scheduled events as quickly as possible.

While the Expo Center remains closed for all events, the Exposition Center’s Offices are open daily from 8 am to 5 pm. Visitors are not allowed inside the building without an appointment.  The public may contact Exposition Center staff by calling 910-592-6451, or by email at Please note: Office hours may change depending on impacts related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

This page last updated: 29 April 2021

Sampson County Exposition Center Public Notices

COVID 19 Resource Page

For Additional Information Visit:  Sampson County's COVID 19 RESOURCE PAGE

Preventative Measures We Are Taking

Staff must wear face coverings when in public places, indoor or outdoor, where physical distancing of six (6) feet from other people who are not members of the same household or residence is not possible.

Masks are required for all visitors that enter the facility.  (The facility is only open to visitors by appointment only)

Body temperature scans are required daily of employees, or individuals permitted to enter the facility.

We have heightened our cleaning and disinfecting procedures to maintain a healthy environment for our customers and employees, but we are limiting access to some facilities pursuant to health official guidance.


Our employees are following the common-sense health precautions recommended by the CDC, such as frequent hand washing or using alcohol-based hand sanitizer with at least 60% percent alcohol.

We are social distancing. We’ll offer you a pleasant smile, but please don’t be offended if we don’t shake your hand!

We continue to remind our employees if they are sick to stay home, and we are being supportive of their use their leave options when they are.

Non-essential travel for employees has been suspended.  

As this situation evolves, access to some of Sampson County's non-essential services may be temporarily modified or suspended.  

Here’s a quick listing of Sampson County Government's Departmental phone numbers (Click Here) and a link to Sampson County's online services (Click Here).