Old National Events Plaza
|Owner||City of Evansville|
4,000 (convention center)
The Old National Events Plaza (formerly The Centre) is a 280,000-square-foot (26,000 m2) convention center and auditorium in Evansville, Indiana that consists of a 2,500-seat auditorium, a 38,000-square-foot (3,500 m2) exhibit hall, 14,000-square-foot (1,300 m2) ballroom, and 12 flexible 1,000-square-foot (93 m2) meeting rooms.
The facility hosts small and medium-sized conventions ranging from 20 to 4,000 people. The auditorium is also frequently the site a variety of concerts and special events. Formerly known as Vanderburgh Auditorium, the building underwent a major renovation and expansion in the mid 1990s and renamed the Centre. The architects involved with the project included HOK Venue and Veazey Parrot & Shoulders.
Events and concerts
- On April 28, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump held a rally for his presidential campaign in the building.