As the hometown of President Harry Truman, Independence is the perfect setting for your next important meeting. The 4th largest city in the state, Independence is rich in history, midwestern hospitality and professional service.
Located just 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City and 40 minutes from Kansas City International Airport, we offer a choice of historic or contemporary meeting facilities for groups from four to 1,300.
While you are here, take time to enjoy 16 heritage attractions including the Truman Library and Home, Victorian mansions, 1850s jail, the National Frontier Trails Museum, a historic Square, religious sites and more. Discover great shopping, golf, a family water park, more than 200 restaurants, and numerous lodging choices.
We provide planning assistance, tour discounts, and other services to make your meeting successful and your experience memorable.
The Independence Tourism Department staff and partners look forward to working with you to ensure a successful meeting. We are always happy to provide the following services
Some meetings are more important than others. Independence is the perfect setting for your next meeting or event. Independence is rich in history featuring midwestern hospitality, and a choice of historic or contemporary meeting facilities.
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City of Independence Department of Tourism