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Younes Conference Center – Kearney

Conference Services: 308.234.7300

416 Talmadge Street, Kearney, NE

Welcome to Central Nebraska’s newest and largest dedicated meeting and conference facility, the Younes Conference Center in Kearney, Nebraska.  Located right off Interstate 80, with five adjacent upscale hotel facilities (two of which are connected directly to the facility) it is the perfect location for your next conference, trade show, convention, banquet or reception.

The facility is owned and operated by a long standing leader in Nebraska’s hospitality industry, Younes Hospitality – recognized as an innovative leader in hotels and meeting facilities.

Please call one of our planning professionals to schedule your event at 308-234-2212.

Younes Hospitality…it all begins with You!

The new Younes Conference Center is our newest and largest facility. A beautiful, dedicated meeting facility – the largest between Omaha and Denver – with over 48,000 sq. ft. of meeting and conference space.

Perfect for regional conferences or large trade shows – as many as 21 breakout rooms and state of the art audio/visual and broadband internet service for up to 500 users at one time!

Meeting Space includes:

Two large ballrooms – 16,000 sq. ft and 13,000 sq. ft. 1,200 at round tables in one and 100 exhibit booths just across the hall.
Up to 21 breakout rooms for 40 – 340 persons each.
Large overhead door access to both ballrooms.
Complete on-site catering for meals, break service and cocktails.
Free internet service throughout the meeting facilities.
Complete in-house audio/visual department.
Built-in registration areas with storage and office space.
Convenient Mid-America location, located in the center of Nebraska just two blocks off Interstate 80.

Click here for Meeting Capacity Chart

Reception Perfection. . . Our wedding consultants will guide you in every aspect of your reception regarding menus, room layout, décor and every detail. This should be the most memorable event of your life, let our professional consultants take care of it all so you can enjoy your day!

We provide the banquet room, the hors d’oeuvres or meal, the bar, all the tables and chairs (with chair covers if you choose) and linen table cloths and napkins, dance floor, cake table, gift table and raised head table. All included in one per-person price. Plus, we do all the set-up and clean up! All you do is arrive and celebrate!

Call one of our experienced wedding consultants today at 308.234.2212.

The Younes Conference Center has the unique ability to also offer first class upscale lodging options that are also owned and operated by Younes Hospitality. The Fairfield Inn & Suites and the Hampton Inn are both connected with enclosed concourses to the Conference Center and adjacent properties include also the Wingate Inn, just across the street, and the Holiday Inn Hotel & Convention Center, just across the parking lot. The Holiday Inn also offers over 23,000 sq. ft. of additional banquet and meeting space.

Hotel Facilities – over 640 guest rooms:

Additional surrounding hotels in Kearney total more than 1,600 hotel rooms. All located just off I-80 at the Kearney exit.

Call us and we’ll take care of everything – your conference needs, lodging needs and banquet needs.

Younes Hospitality… it all begins with you!

Dining Locations

MCWineBarLogoMac’s Creek Wine Bar, located in Suite A at 421 W. Talmadge St. opened its doors in the spring of 2016

The bar seats 40 people in the 1,500-square-foot space and serves only Mac’s Creek wines and drinks along with appetizers. There is also an outdoor patio.

The wine bar will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. TuesdaySaturday, and from 1-7 p.m. Sunday.

Mac’s Creek is family owned and has been operating just north of Lexington since 2000.

Phone Number: (308) 455-4932


  • Cabela’s
  • The Archway
  • Yanney Heritage Park
  • The Big Apple Fun Center
  • Museum of Nebraska Art
  • Cottonmill Park & Recreation Area

Angus Burgers & ShakesAngus Burgers and Shakes is Kearney’s newest burger specialty restaurant.  Travis & Sara Evans of Sozo Restaurant, serve as the executive chefs and managing partners of Angus Burgers & Shakes.  Providing exemplary service in conjunction with the highest quality products to create a unique and memorable hospitality experience is the goal of the Evans’.  In accordance with their desire to focus on local produce, Angus Burgers & Shakes will proudly serve beef from Nebraska Star Beef in Holdrege.  A full bar will feature cocktails and both Nebraska and regional beers.

The restaurant seats up to 90 in the dining room, 36 in the bar and 12 seats outside.  It is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. MondayThursday and from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. FridaySaturday.  The bar will be open late every night of the week.

Phone Number: (308) 455-6218


CoppermillCoppermill Steakhouse is Kearney’s newest steakhouse and lounge. Coppermill will serve premium, choice, prime and dry-aged steaks.  Additionally, they will feature fresh sea food flown in two-to-three times a week and a raw oyster bar.

The two owners, Adam and Tyler, are coming to Kearney to express their true passions: Fine food from local producers, combined with an array of local and imported beverages, presented by great people to produce awesome experiences for all guests and employees.

The steakhouse seats 180 people and features a small lounge and bar. The bar will serve high end whiskey, bourbon and scotch as well as mixed drinks and wines.

The restaurant is open seven days a week from 3 p.m. to 10 p.m. On Sundays, the restaurant opens at 10 a.m. for brunch and closes around 2 p.m.

Phone Number: (308) 455-4580


Sozo LogoSozo American Cuisine believes every detail of your meal should be excellent. Our local owners and staff bring a unique, modern environment to this American restaurant. We honor the traditional by bringing revered dishes to the forefront and capture new favorites with our own recipes.

Each season, Sozo American Cuisine changes the menu. We are a chef’s kitchen and pride ourselves on creating new, distinct dishes to expand your palate. We celebrate local by using beef and produce from area producers.

Sozo American Cuisine is open daily. We invite you to try one of our signature recipes or stop in for our exclusive cocktails. We think you’ll find a new favorite.

Sozo American Cuisine. Local Produce, Local Beef, Local Excellence.

Phone Number: (308) 455-3444