For the first time, Wichita will host Destination Midwest, August 5-7, giving Midwest suppliers the opportunity to connect with industry peers and meeting professionals who are sourcing programs in the Midwest. 

The Hyatt Regency Wichita is photographed on a sunny day by the Arkansas River

The conference kicks off Monday evening with a reception at the luxurious Hyatt Recency Wichita where conference delegates will have the opportunity to network and enjoy cocktails and dinner.

A group of meeting planners engage with an elephant at the Sedgwick County Zoo during a tour

Tuesday, guests will begin their full day of activities with one-on-one appointments at the hotel before embarking on their choice of one of four exclusive tours. Attendees will get a glimpse of some of the city’s dynamic and unique experiences offered to visitors including Riverfront Stadium, home of the Wichita Wind Surge, iconic Frank Lloyd Wright Allen House, nationally recognized Sedgwick County Zoo, tasty shops and award-winning breweries.

A shot over the top of Chicken N Pickle in northeast Wichita

The fun will continue with a party, including buffet dinner, lawn games, pickleball and more at Chicken N Pickle, Wichita’s premier entertainment complex offering an array of indoor and outdoor activities for groups of every size. The evening will conclude with a visit to Wichita's iconic Keeper of the Plains

Destination Midwest will draw to a close Wednesday morning another round of one-on-one appointments at the Hyatt.

A group of adults enjoy cider at White Crow Cider Company

Once attendees have had a taste of the attractions, venues and experiences awaiting those who visit, they’ll see why the Heart of the Country is the best place to host meetings and conventions in the Midwest. Request a Meeting Planners Guide today to get a closer look at Wichita's array of services, venues, hotels, attractions, restaurants and more.