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. Spring Film Series: After the Storm

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    This series will feature the Japanese light-hearted drama “After the Storm,” directed by Hirokazu Koreeda  (“Our Little Sister”).

    Spring Film Series: After the Storm
    Date
    Cost
    $7 for regular admission and $6 for senior citizens, Hope College faculty and children
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    Spring Film Series: After the Storm 7:30 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre
  2. Track at NCAA Championships

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    Track at NCAA Championships
    Date
    Location
    Geneva, Ohio
    Track at NCAA Championships 12:00 pm - Geneva, Ohio
  3. Hope Track NCAA Championships

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    Hope Track NCAA Championships
    Date
    Location
    Geneva, Ohio
    Hope Track NCAA Championships 10:00 am - Geneva, Ohio
  4. Track at NCAA Championships

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    Track at NCAA Championships
    Date
    Location
    Geneva Ohio
    Track at NCAA Championships 10:00 am - Geneva Ohio
  5. Spring Film Series: Nise: The Heart of Madness

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    The film is based on the real-life story of Nise de Silveira (Gloria Pires), and focuses on her work in the 1940s at a Rio de Janeiro psychiatric hospital where she overcame prejudices against her as a woman to demand and develop humane ways of dealing with the mentally ill.

    Spring Film Series: Nise: The Heart of Madness
    Date
    Cost
    $7 for regular admission and $6 for senior citizens, Hope College faculty and children
    Location
    Knickerbocker Theatre
    Spring Film Series: Nise: The Heart of Madness 7:30 pm - Knickerbocker Theatre