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.

    Make a reservation online
  • 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.

    Find your place in ECO
  • 61Summer Conferences

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

    Host a conference
  • 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.

    Purchase tickets

Upcoming

  1. H-Club Luncheon Series

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    Meet and hear from Hope College coaches this school year during our annual H-Club Luncheon Series.

    H-Club Luncheon Series
    Date
    Cost
    $10
    Location
    Maas Center
    H-Club Luncheon Series 12:00 pm - Maas Center, Auditorium
  2. From Beyond the Stars: Innovation and Inspiration in Meiji Japanese Art

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    Our fall semester exhibit examines the role of art in the broader political, social, economic and cultural changes that transformed Japan into a modern global power at the end of the 19th century.

    From Beyond the Stars: Innovation and Inspiration in Meiji Japanese Art
    Date
    Cost
    Free Admission
    Location
    Kruizenga Art Museum
    From Beyond the Stars: Innovation and Inspiration in Meiji Japanese Art 10:00 am - Kruizenga Art Museum
  3. Yoga at the KAM

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    As part of our monthly After Hours series, come peruse the newest exhibits and join us for an hour of yoga taught by Funky Buddha Yoga.

    Yoga at the KAM
    Date
    Cost
    Free Admission
    Location
    Kruizenga Art Museum
    Yoga at the KAM 6:15 am - Kruizenga Art Museum
  4. The 120th Pull

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    The Hope College Pull tug-of-war, a 120-year tradition, will be held on Saturday, Sept. 30, at 3 p.m. on the banks of the Black River (near U.S. 31 and M-21).

    The 120th Pull
    Date
    Location
    Black River
    The 120th Pull 3:00 pm - Black River
  5. Duo Corcra - Genevieve Beaulieu & Adam Briggs Faculty Recital

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    Duo Corcra - Genevieve Beaulieu & Adam Briggs Faculty Recital
    Date
    Location
    Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts
    Duo Corcra - Genevieve Beaulieu & Adam Briggs Faculty Recital 2:00 pm - Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, John and Dede Howard Recital Hall