Major Meeting Venues: Idaho, Montana and Wyoming

Idaho

Boise Centre

New $47.5 million expansion project was just unveiled; project nearly doubles the size of the center to 80,000 sq. ft.; new spaces include outdoor patio, new ballroom and breakout areas, and additional 14,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Coeur d’Alene Resort

Renowned resort overlooks Lake Coeur d’Alene and the village of Coeur d’Alene; world’s only floating golf green; Beverly’s Restaurant; 338 guest rooms; 32,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Grove Hotel

Boise hotel recently completed $4.5 million renovation on interior; attached to 5,400-seat CenturyLink Arena, next door to Boise Centre; 250 guest rooms; 14,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Hyatt Place Boise/Downtown

Convenient to attractions, sports events and airport; 24/7 business center; free Wi-Fi; outdoor pool; free hot buffet breakfast; 150 guest rooms; 2,751 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowner

Convenient to Boise Airport and Boise State University; 182 guest rooms; 8,425 sq. ft. of meeting space; fitness center; pool; two restaurants; complimentary airport shuttle.

Schweitzer Mountain Resort

Located in Sandpoint; one of the largest ski resorts in United States; spectacular views of Lake Pend Oreille, three states and Canada; rustic ski village; 116 guest rooms; 8,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Sun Valley Resort

Has been welcoming both royalty and outdoors lovers since the 1930s; world-class spa; 19 restaurants, featuring wide variety of cuisines; 480 guest rooms; 28,500 sq. ft. of meeting space.

The Wallace Inn

Sits at the foot of historic village of Wallace, featuring mining ghost town, Bitterroot Mountains, great outdoor recreation; 63 guest rooms; four indoor meeting spaces and one outdoor, accommodating 20 to 100.

Western Pleasure Guest Ranch

Located in Panhandle town of Sandpoint; 40 beds in main lodge and cabins; some 3,500 sq. ft. of meeting space in Great Room; outdoor meeting spaces; new horseback riding options for team building.

Montana

Big Sky Resort

In the town of Big Sky; 18 miles from Yellowstone National Park; conference center; surrounded by chic shops and restaurants; 720 guest rooms; 55,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Gateway Center

Helena convention facility; 15,000 sq. ft. of banquet and meeting space; 550-seat auditorium; reception space for 150.

Helena Civic Center

One of the state’s largest gathering places; 15,000–square-foot ballroom; 1,925-seat auditorium; originally built as a Shrine temple in 1920.

Hilton Garden Inn Missoula

Close to the entrance to Glacier National Park; indoor pool; business center; sundries store; lounge; fitness room; 146 guest rooms; 22,000 sq. ft. for meetings.

Holiday Inn Downtown Helena

In the heart of Helena; convenient to shopping, dining and attractions; 71 guest rooms; 5,200 sq. ft. of meeting space; completing guest room and infrastructure improvements in October.

Lewis & Clark County Fairgrounds

Located in Helena; three excellent meeting facilities—new, 36,000-square-foot Exhibit Hall, 5,000-square-foot Entry Hall and 24,000-square-foot multipurpose building.

Northern Hotel

Billings landmark reborn in 2013; great dining in Bernie’s and Ten; free airport shuttle; work desks in rooms; 160 guest rooms; 12,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Yellowstone Conference Center at Big Sky Resort

Beautiful alpine village close to national park entrance; 800 sleeping rooms; variety of shops; nearly 50 restaurants; 720 guest rooms; 55,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Wyoming

AmericInn Lodge & Suites Cody–Yellowstone

67 guest rooms; 1,000 sq. ft. of meeting space; woodsy, comfortable lodge-type building; free hot breakfast; easy access to shopping, dining, outdoor recreation.

Best Western Sheridan Center

Close to historic sites, attractions in Sheridan; indoor swimming pool; spa; free airport shuttle 24/7; The Blackstone Grill serves American cuisine; 139 guest rooms; 4,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Buffalo Bill’s Irma Hotel

Buffalo Bill built this hotel in 1902; named for his daughter; near Yellowstone, Cody; Irma Grill; 39 guest rooms; 1,000 sq. ft. of meeting space.

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Four Seasons Jackson Hole

The lap of luxury in the Grand Teton Range; free Wi-Fi; fitness center; three restaurants; lounge; outdoor pool; 158 guest rooms; 9,700 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Holiday Inn Cody–at Buffalo Bill Village

Close to Yellowstone National Park; 189 guest rooms; 16,573 sq. ft. of meeting space; QT’s Restaurant; Cowboy Music Revue at Cody Theater in summer.

Holiday Inn Sheridan–Convention Center

Near museums, theater and brewery; indoor pool; 24-hour fitness center; two restaurants; free Wi-Fi; free airport shuttle; 212 guest rooms; 12,454 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Sheridan Inn

Founded by Buffalo Bill Cody; opened in 1893; completing $1 million renovation—14,000 sq. ft. of meeting space already re-opened and 22 guest rooms are opening this month.

Spring Creek Ranch

Sits on 1,000 acres in Jackson Hole; great geocaching program for team building; award-winning Granary Restaurant; spa; 125 guest rooms; 3,200 sq. ft. of meeting space.

Further Reading:

Thrilling Adventures in Big Sky Country
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