Your one-stop shop for bringing the best events and conferences to Hope College!

The Hope College Events and Conferences Office, best known as ECO, is dedicated to providing the finest service with the intention of creating convenient and comfortable spaces for events and other happenings at Hope College.

We are committed to working together as a staff and with the rest of campus to provide professional and detailed care, in a manner that supports Hope’s mission.

Our team also has a commitment to involve students in the process of crafting the ultimate experience for our guests, whether they’re members of the Hope community, summer conference guests or long-time supporters of our arts and athletic performances.

Hope by the Numbers

  • 228Daily Bookings

    An average of 228 bookings are made each day via EMS campus software for scheduling and booking events, meetings, weddings, classrooms and conferences.

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  • 123Student Workers

    Hope students are the heart of the Events and Conferences Office and are involved in everything from tickets and events to A/V set-up, summer conferences and design work.

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  • 61Summer Conferences

    We host approximately 61 camps and conferences every summer from May to August.

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  • 402Ticketed Events

    The Events and Conferences Office sells tickets to most events on campus, averaging more than one per day. We also staff these events.

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Upcoming

  1. In Memory: The Art of Billy Mayer

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    A new exhibition opening at the Hope College Kruizenga Art Museum on Tuesday, May 29, provides a retrospective look at the artistic career of Hope College art professor Billy Mayer, who passed away unexpectedly at age 64 in November 2017.

    In Memory: The Art of Billy Mayer
    Date
    Cost
    Free Admission
    Location
    Kruizenga Art Museum
    In Memory: The Art of Billy Mayer 10:00 am - Kruizenga Art Museum
  2. HSRT: ‘An Iliad’

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    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre will open the fourth production of its 47th season, “An Iliad,” on Friday, July 13, at 7:30 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for the Arts.

    HSRT: ‘An Iliad’
    Date
    Cost
    $30 for adults, $27 for senior/faculty/staff, and $15 for children under the age of 15
    Location
    Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts
    HSRT: ‘An Iliad’ 7:30 pm - Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, John and Dede Howard Recital Hall
  3. HSRT: Godspell

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    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre will open the final production of its 47th season, “Godspell,” on Friday, July 20, at 7:30 p.m. in the DeWitt Center main theatre.

    HSRT: Godspell
    Date
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    HSRT: Godspell 7:30 pm - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center, Main Theatre
  4. One Night Only: The Thrill of it All

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    One Night Only: The Thrill of it All
    Date
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    One Night Only: The Thrill of it All 7:30 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre
  5. HSRT: Dragon Pack Snack Attack: The Musical

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    Hope Summer Repertory Theatre will kick off its 47th season with the world premiere of “Dragon Pack Snack Attack – The Musical,” on Wednesday, June 13, at 1:30 p.m. in the DeWitt Center studio theatre.

    HSRT: Dragon Pack Snack Attack: The Musical
    Date
    Location
    DeWitt Student and Cultural Center
    HSRT: Dragon Pack Snack Attack: The Musical 10:30 am - DeWitt Student and Cultural Center, Studio Theatre