We at The Yakima Convention Center like so many others around the U.S., are sheltering at home to help limit the progression of COVID-19 and reduce burdens on our healthcare system. We have limited access to our main phone line at this time. The best way to reach us is via email on our contact page. Stay safe and keep the Yakima Valley in mind for your future travels.


Find out why so many planners are turning to us to make the convention planning process an easier one. We look forward to making your next meeting or event as memorable, productive, and hassle-free as possible! 509-575-6062.

Yakima Convention Center

10 North 8th Street

Yakima, WA 98901

509-575-6062 (leave a message and we'll get back to you)

Connie Upton

25 years of Service

Connie is the General Manager and is responsible for all operations of the facility. She became a Certified Meeting Planner in 2003 and still holds the certification. She has attended Leadership Yakima, and served on numerous boards around the community. Having managed a full service hotel for many years, she has over 35 years of experience in the business. An avid football fan, she still claims her native Minnesota Vikings as her team!

Lisa Krous

18 years of Service

Lisa is the Assistant General Manager and is responsible for the scheduling of conventions, meetings and events at the center plus she assists in overseeing the operations of the facility. She is a Yakima native, 2008 graduate of Leadership Yakima, Past President of the Wellness House Board of Directors and is a member of the Washington Society of Association Executives. As an avid baseball fan, the Mariners are her team!

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