About Us

Since opening its doors in the summer of 1987, the Show Me Center has served Southeast Missouri State University, the City of Cape Girardeau, and the citizens of Southeast Missouri, Southern Illinois, and Western Kentucky by providing quality concerts, sporting events, top-notch family entertainment, and a first-rate banquet, convention, and meeting facility.

The Show Me Center is located in Cape Girardeau, Missouri and is the home court for the Southeast Missouri Redhawks Division I men’s and women’s basketball teams. Additionally, the Show Me Center is the entertainment and meeting hub for the over 25O,OOO residents of the tri-state region. Conveniently located halfway between St. Louis and Memphis, the Show Me Center is easily accessible by land on Interstate 55, and by air through the Cape Girardeau airport with regularly scheduled regional flights.

The Show Me Center has earned a national reputation for service and flexibility. A five time winner of the Facility and Event Management PRIME SITE AWARD. The venue’s first priority is that of serving its clientele. From a small seminar to a large convention, it is the Show Me Center’s primary objective to ensure the success of each and every event from the moment of booking through conclusion.

Due to its unique design, the Show Me Center is versatile enough to stage multiple events simultaneously, and flexible enough to host a rodeo one evening and basketball game the next. It is this dedication to quality client service and support that sets the Show Me Center apart from its competition. If you are looking for a conveniently located venue with a highly service-oriented staff to assist you in planning and staging your next event, then the Show Me Center is the place for you.

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Saint Francis Healthcare Dig for Life Challenge
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