Why do planners love Wichita? The reasons are countless, but among them is the variety of services available to orchestrate a convention or meeting that will leave a mark on your delegates. Here are some of the companies that make meeting planning a cinch in the Heart of the Country.

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Audio Visual

Choose from an assortment of audio-visual companies in Wichita to assist with sound, video projection, or recording, or live streaming in any event space. Experienced companies include Another Dimension Presentation Solutions, Kent Audio Visual, Inc., and Black Tie Celebrations. Some of their services and extras include lighting, sound and video, equipment rental, an interactive 360 photo booth, and even DJ services to pull off a memorable convention or party.

Bartenders tend bar with Shaken or Stirred Bartending


Wichita’s range of bartending services is abundant. Shaken or Stirred Bartending can maintain a cash or open bar and offers mobile bar options. Its Tipsy Turtle and Mobiltini serve a variety of cocktails, beer, and wine.  The company also offers mixology classes for out-of-the-box team-building experiences. Xclusive Events also specializes in the mobile bar business and serves at six Wichita event venues including The Hudson, Wichita Union Stockyards, and BrightWater Bay. If beer is what your attendees crave, rent a mobile refrigerated draft beer trailer from Central Kansas Taps or the Hopperoni Express from Wichita Brewing Company, which also serves appetizers, salads, and pizza.

A table full of sliced meats and cheeses, fruit, and other finger foods is displayed at a catered event


Whether your conventioneers prefer American or ethnic cuisine, you’ll find an array of catering options in Wichita. Olive Tree Catering offers full-service event space with diverse catering menus, including themed dinners and lighter buffet fare. College Hill Deli and Catering is the perfect business to cater lunch. It offers favorites like hummus, baba ganouj, and an assortment of soups, salads, and sandwiches. 

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Charter Buses

From the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport to any hotel, venue, or corner of the city, Wichita’s charter bus companies, Overland Charters, Harmony Charters, and Village Charters, can accommodate anywhere from 19 to 56 passengers. National Charter Bus prides itself on its impressive fleet from minibusses to full-sized charter buses, some of which include luxury amenities like flat-screen TVs, power outlets, and complimentary Wi-Fi. E-Lite Tours and Charter can comfortably accommodate 40-56 passengers on its modern shuttles and motorcoach buses.  If you’re hosting an event in the city’s center, be sure to check out the Q-Line, Wichita’s free transportation service that takes visitors down a three-mile stretch of Douglas Avenue past some of the city’s most popular restaurants, shops, and breweries. More of Wichita’s transportation options including rental cars, rideshare, and buses, are also available.

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DJs & Entertainment

Whether your group is into dancing, rock music, country, or acoustic, Bash Booking Agency has a long list of live music options to liven up weddings, corporate events, and other social occasions. If you’re looking for a company that can check several items off your planning to-do list, All World Entertainment not only assists in booking a DJ, but also supplies photo booths with accessories and backdrops, limo services, lighting, and custom monograms.

The event space at Mark Arts has been design with colorful lighting and seating by Xclusive Events

Event Planning & Design

Xclusive Events and Henry Helgerson Company will ease the planning phase for any kind of gathering. Xclusive Events aids in booking some of the city’s best venues like MarkArts, Brick and Mortar, and the Wichita Boathouse and helps with securing bartending services and staffing for events. Trade show contractor Henry Helgerson Company will decorate, organize, and set up any size conference or convention.

Drone Photo of the Keeper of the Plains and Bridges


What better way to remember your successful convention or gathering than with outstanding photography? Wichita has a wide range of photographers available to capture memories at different price points. One of the more unique photography options is Drone-tography, which captures aerial images and video. Local photographer Darrin Hackney has years of experience in wedding photography, as well as professional headshots.

A blue sign with white text reads "Welcome Arrowhead Conferences & Events" in the lobby of the Drury Hotel

Display Signage & Printing

Conveniently located in the downtown Wichita area near a number of full-service hotels and the Century II Performing Arts and Convention CenterDocutronics and Midwest Single Source have got you covered with any printing needs you encounter. These companies specialize in programs, flyers, invitations, tickets, banners, tradeshow displays and much more. Just north of Wichita and a 10-minute drive from Hartman Arena, you can also place orders for quality printed products from Valley Print Logistics.

Visit Wichita’s sales team is also available to assist with planning any event and will put planners in touch with partners that have the ability to suit their needs when devising gatherings in the Heart of the Country.