Exhibitor Services

The Oakley-Lindsay Center is a multi-million dollar performing arts and convention center complex that includes the 500-seat Quincy Community Theatre, the 30,000 square-foot McClain-Kent Hall, a dramatic lobby plus smaller conference or party rooms. Completed in 1995, the Center is known in the Tri-state area for hosting events that sparkle and shine. The professional meeting planners of the Oakley-Lindsay Center will help you plan your event, whether it’s large or small. Hosting successful events is what we do here, and the Oakley-Lindsay Center is filling up quickly. Call, fax or email for more information.

fax: 217-223-1330

The Oakley-Lindsay Center’s spacious interior also houses our friendly and helpful staff. They are available to assist you in any way to make certain that your event is a success. Your confidence is taken seriously and we constantly strive to offer the services that make your goals attainable. Please contact us and let us know how we are doing and what we can do for you. Hosting successful events is what we do here.

Convention Services

The Oakley-Lindsay Center staff wants your event to be successful. We practice good outcomes for everyone. Our catering staff handles simple meal menus for smaller groups of people. And our full-service concession area is open for events in the McClain-Kent Hall. Just let us know what your needs are and we will do our very best to help make your event better. Free services, services available in the community, complimentary items for your event and approved food services are listed separately for planning your event.

Complimentary Services

The Oakley-Lindsay Center and the Quincy Convention and Visitors Bureau offer the following services at no cost to event planners, to help make your stay in Quincy more enjoyable. Services include:

  • Event Planning
  • Help with planning spousal activities
  • Coordination for tours to area sites and attractions
  • Door prizes
  • "Goodie Bags" with area establishment coupons
  • Hotel reservation coordination
  • Listing in area calendars
  • Event on the O-L Center marquee
  • Media contacts and connections
  • Help with news releases
  • Coordinate with the media
  • Use of the Quincy banners
  • Visitor’s Guides

Additional Services Available in the Community

Many Quincy businesses may be able to help you with your convention, both before and during the event.* Services available include, but are not limited to:

  • Advertising Specialties
  • Audio/Video Production
  • Audio/Visual Equipment Rental
  • Business Supplies
  • Car Rental
  • Caterers
  • Decoration Rentals
  • Entertainment
  • Florists
  • Furniture Rentals
  • Graphic Designers
  • Linen Rentals
  • Photographers
  • Printers
  • Secretarial Services
  • Security Services
  • Shipping Services
  • Shuttle Services
  • Sign Companies
  • Travel Coordination

Exhibitor Services & Rental Items

  • Furniture Rental
  • Electrical
  • Audio/AV
  • Pipe & Drape
  • Decor
  • Accessory Rental
    • Tents & Tent Accessories
    • Risers
    • Stage
    • Bleachers
    • Dance Floor
  • Labor
    • Tow Motor Use
    • Scissor Lift Use
  • Security
  • Utilities

Catering & Concession Services

Some of our event organizers like to have concessions. For your convenience, we offer a food service with items including popcorn, soda, coffee, hot dogs, cheeseburgers, soups, salads, chicken wings and other snacks. This full-service concession area is for events in the McClain-Kent Hall. In addition, our catering staff handles awesome meal menus. Arrangements for concession and catering services need to be made ahead of time through the Oakley-Lindsay Center.

Full bar services available.