The Sampson County Agri-Exposition Center officially opened on June 9, 1998. The facility centrally located in the County Seat of Clinton offers citizens, business and industry access to a state of the art multi-purpose facility ideally suited for events such as trade shows, business meetings, seminars, receptions, banquets, family reunions, fundraising events, and concerts. The Sampson County Agri Exposition Center Complex is situated on approximately 9.5 acres at the intersection of Warsaw Road and Highway 24E-701 By-pass. The facility with over 30,000 square feet contains several rooms that can serve the needs of multiple groups and functions simultaneously. The Facility can handle groups ranging up to 1,450 people.
Close proximity to area restaurants, shopping and businesses
Close proximity to over approximately 175 guest rooms including area Bed & Breakfast Inns and motels
Close proximity to Victor R. Small House (Sampson Arts Council)
Home to the Clinton-Sampson Chamber of Commerce
Home to the Sampson County Convention & Visitors Bureau
Ticketing and Box Office Services available
Extensive audio visual and production capabilities
Electronic marquee and fixed signage announcing events
The facility contains two kitchens that may be rented. The Large Kitchen features commercial appliances including: a three compartment commercial refrigerator, commercial ice machine, two microwave ovens, commercial gas stove with double ovens, commercial dishwasher and walk-in cooler available for use by approved caterers. The Small Kitchen features a double compartment commercial refrigerator, electric stove, microwave oven, commercial ice machine and a triple compartment sink. Each Kitchen features separate loading doors and concrete pads for outdoor cooking or grilling.
Ample Complimentary parking is provided and includes parking spaces for 440 vehicles along with nine designated Handicap Accessible parking spaces. All parking is under the control of the Exposition Center Management. No Parking in fire lanes, service roads, loading dock areas or any other unmarked or unauthorized locations is permitted. Unauthorized vehicles will be removed at owner’s expense.