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. Guest Artist - Jerome Lowenthal, Piano

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    Guest Artist - Jerome Lowenthal, Piano
    Date
    Location
    Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts
    Guest Artist - Jerome Lowenthal, Piano 7:30 pm - Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, Concert Hall
  2. 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
  3. Winter Film Series: Lucky

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    “Lucky,” showing on Monday-Saturday, Jan. 22-27, stars Harry Dean Stanton in one of his final on-screen roles before his death in September 2017.

    Winter Film Series: Lucky
    Date
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    Winter Film Series: Lucky 6:00 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre, Main Theatre
  4. Paul Vondizano, Guitarist

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    Classical guitarist Paul Vondiziano will perform at Hope College on Friday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Paul Vondizano, Guitarist
    Date
    Cost
    $10 for regular admission, $7 for senior citizens and Hope faculty and staff, and $5 for students 18 and under. 
    Location
    Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts
    Paul Vondizano, Guitarist 7:30 pm - Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, Concert Hall
  5. Winter Film Series: Faces Places

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    Named one of the top 10 films of 2017 by Time Magazine, the film is a collaboration of kindred spirits, director Agnes Varda and photographer and muralist JR, that follows their travels around the villages of France.

    Winter Film Series: Faces Places
    Date
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    Winter Film Series: Faces Places 6:00 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre, Main Theatre