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About Us

Location, location, location.

That’s the sacred mantra of every real estate agent, but the same adage applies to meeting planners, too. Selecting the right location for your educational meeting can be the single most important factor in determining the ultimate success of your event.

University, state government, non-profit and business organizations choose the Center for large statewide, regional and national meetings or small training sessions. Regardless of your needs, the McKimmon Conference and Training Center is designed to enhance your adult learning experience.

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The McKimmon Conference and Training Center hosts an average of over 2,000 events with more than 200,000 people coming through the Center each year.


The McKimmon Conference and Training Center now has a new option to enhance your meeting or event! Panopto archives and/or streams your live video presentation as well as, the PowerPoint slides that you may be presenting. It has the capability for you to transition between slides in the presentation while synchronizing the live video presentation to the slides. You may also adjust the format to your desired display. See an example of Panopto in action.

Please contact us to learn more about this exciting option!

The Triangle’s Premier Venue for Educational Events


  • Annual Soil Science Society Conference
  • BEST Conference (Building Enclosure Science and Technology)
  • Bi-Annual College of Engineering Career Fair
  • Hispanic Achievement Conference
  • State Construction Conference
  • The Annual 4-H Congress
  • The General H. Hugh Shelton Leadership Forum
  • Xtreme Beginnings