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. Exhibition “Distant Tracings // Tracing Distance”

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    Artist Claudia Esslinger explores the concepts of connection and separation and the role that technology plays in facilitating or frustrating connections in the exhibition “Distant Tracings // Tracing Distance,” opening at the De Pree Art Center and Gallery at Hope College on Friday, Oct. 13.

    Exhibition “Distant Tracings // Tracing Distance”
    Date
    Location
    De Pree Art Center
    Exhibition “Distant Tracings // Tracing Distance” 1:00 pm - De Pree Art Center
  2. Faculty Recital - Gabe Southard

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    Flutist Gabe Southard will present a faculty recital at Hope College on Sunday, Oct. 22, at2 p.m. in the John and Dede Howard Recital Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Faculty Recital - Gabe Southard
    Date
    Location
    Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts
    Faculty Recital - Gabe Southard 2:00 pm - Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, John and Dede Howard Recital Hall
  3. 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
  4. Chamber Music by Two, Three and Four

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    The Department of Music at Hope College will present “Chamber Music by Two, Three and Four,” featuring a duo, trio and quartet, on Monday, Oct. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in the Concert Hall of the Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts.

    Chamber Music by Two, Three and Four
    Date
    Location
    Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts
    Chamber Music by Two, Three and Four 7:30 pm - Jack H. Miller Center for Musical Arts, Concert Hall
  5. 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