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Encyclopedia > Convention center
Exhibition Hall of the Makaryev Fair.
Exhibition Hall of the Makaryev Fair.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, late 2004.
Metro Toronto Convention Centre, late 2004.
The back entrance of the PBH convention center, the Netherlands.
The back entrance of the PBH convention center, the Netherlands.
Conference centre redirects here. For the conference facility in Salt Lake City, Utah that is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, see Conference Center.

A convention center, in American English, is an exhibition hall, or conference center, that holds conventions. A large, cavernous public building with enough open space to host public and private business and social events for the surrounding municipal and metropolitan areas. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (947x706, 290 KB) 19th-century postcard of the Main Fair Building in Nizhny Novgorod. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (947x706, 290 KB) 19th-century postcard of the Main Fair Building in Nizhny Novgorod. ... Makariev Fair (Russian:Макарьевская ярмарка) was a fair in Russia held annually every July near Makariev Monastery on the left bank of the Volga River from the mid-16th century to 1816. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 514 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Convention center Siglo XXI Convention Centre Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1600x1200, 514 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Convention center Siglo XXI Convention Centre Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera... Salon Chichen Itza in the Siglo XXI Convention Centre Siglo XXI (Spanish for 21st century) is a convention centre located in Northern Mérida, Yucatán. ... Cathedral on the Plaza Mayor, the oldest in North America [1]. Mérida is the capital city of the Mexican state of Yucatán. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Prins_Bernhard_Hoeve_-_2nd_entrance. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Prins_Bernhard_Hoeve_-_2nd_entrance. ... Since 1956 the Prins Bernhardhoeve is a building complex for fairs and events in Zuidlaren (Netherlands). ... Metro Toronto Convention Centre, late 2004. ... A convention center is a large, cavernous public building with enough open space to host public and private business and social events for the surrounding municipal and metropolitan areas. ... For other uses, see American English (disambiguation). ... Metro Toronto Convention Centre, late 2004. ... Public is of or pertaining to the people; belonging to the people; relating to, or affecting, a nation, state, or community; opposed to private; as, the public treasury, a road or lake. ... A municipality is an administrative entity composed of a clearly defined territory and its population and commonly referring to a city, town, or village, or a small grouping of them. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


In British English very large venues suitable for major trade shows are known as exhibition centres while the term "convention centre" is sometimes used for intermediate venues between exhibitions centres and "conference centres", which are much smaller and contain lecture halls and meeting rooms. British English (BrE, en-GB) is a broad term used to distinguish the forms of the English language used in the United Kingdom from forms used elsewhere. ...


Convention centers typically offer enough floor area to accommodate several thousand attendees. Convention centers rent space for meetings such as: corporate conferences, industry trade shows, formal dances entertainment spectacles and concerts. The largest in the United States is McCormick Place in Chicago. Larger Convention centers located in resort areas also host conventions that attract additional visitors to the municipality. It is not uncommon for large resort area hotels to include a convention center. A trade fair (or trade show) is an exhibition organised so that companies in a specific industry can showcase and demonstrate their new products and services. ... Gaskell Ball Ballroom dance, refers collectively to a set of partner dances, which originated in the Western world and are now enjoyed both socially and competitively around the globe. ... A classical music concert in the Rod Laver Arena, Melbourne 2005 Kasia Kowalska concert in Warsaw A concert is a live performance, usually of music, before an audience. ... McCormick Place is an enormous exposition complex located in Chicago, Illinois. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... A Tourist destination is a city, town or other area the economy of which is dependent to a significant extent on the revenues accruing from Tourism. ... A Tourist destination is a city, town or other area the economy of which is dependent to a significant extent on the revenues accruing from Tourism. ... Dariush Grand Hotel,Kish island, Iran The 4-star Manor House Hotel at Castle Combe, Wiltshire, England. ...

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List of convention and exhibition centers

Australia

The Melbourne Exhibition and Convention Centre is located in Southbank to the south of the CBD. The Centre was built as a replacement for the Royal Exhibition Building and it consists of the Convention Centre and the Exhibition Centre, both were opened at diffenrent times. ... The Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, which is located at South Bank Parklands, Brisbane in Queensland, Australia, is used as a conference and convention venue and to hold exhibitions. ... The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Gold Coast was opened on 29 June 2004 at a cost of $127 million and is linked by a covered walkway to Conrad Jupiters. ... The Perth Convention Exhibition Centre is a convention centre located in Perth, Western Australia. ... The Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre, is located in Sydneys Darling Harbour near the Central Business District. ...

Barbados

The Sherbourne Conference Centre is found in the Eastern Caribbean country of Barbados. ... The area named Two Mile Hill, is located two miles North of Bridgetown, in the Parish of Saint Michael. ... The parish of Saint Michael is home to Bridgetown, the capital of Barbados. ...

Brazil

Anhembi is a Brazilian city of the state of São Paulo. ... This article is about the Brazilian state, São Paulo. ... This article is about the Brazilian state, São Paulo. ...

Canada

Canada Place with a rendering of the expansion currently under construction. ... Canada Place and a visiting cruise ship (left) Canada Place is a building situated on the Burrard Inlet waterfront of Vancouver, British Columbia. ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ... Partial skyline of Abbotsford as viewed from Mill Lake. ... Metro Toronto Convention Centre, late 2004. ... Template:Hide = Motto: Template:Unhide = Diversity Our Strength Image:Toronto, Ontario Location. ... This article is about the capital city of Canada. ... You may mean the World Trade Centre, a former business complex in New York City. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = E Mari Merces (Wealth from the Sea) Logo: Location City Information Established: April 1, 1996 Area: (former city) 79. ... Exhibition Park is an exhibition complex located on the eastern edge of Lethbridge, Alberta. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = E Mari Merces (Wealth from the Sea) Logo: Location City Information Established: April 1, 1996 Area: (former city) 79. ... Calgary is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ... Rider at the Stampede Rodeo Statue at Stampede Grounds, with the Calgary Tower in the background Stampede grounds The Calgary Stampede, which bills itself as The Greatest Outdoor show on Earth, is a large, non-profit festival, exhibition, and rodeo held in Calgary, Alberta for 10 days in the second... Calgary is a city in the province of Alberta, Canada. ... The Shaw Conference Centre, colloquially called The SHAW, is a convention centre located in Edmonton, AB. Its namesake is the Shaw Communications company. ... Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, situated in the north central region of the province, an area with some of the most fertile farm land on the prairies. ... This article belongs in one or more categories. ... Edmonton is the capital of the Canadian province of Alberta, situated in the north central region of the province, an area with some of the most fertile farm land on the prairies. ... Constructed over the Autoroute Ville-Marie. ... This article needs cleanup. ...

China

The Shanghai New International Expo Center is a convention center for Shanghai, China. ... Shanghai (Chinese: ; pinyin:  ; Wu (Long-short): ZÃ¥nhae; Shanghainese (IPA): ), situated on the banks of the Yangtze River Delta in East China, is the largest city of the Peoples Republic of China and the ninth largest in the world. ...

Finland

Helsinki Fair Centre The Helsinki Fair Centre (Finnish: Helsingin Messukeskus, Swedish: Helsingfors Mässcentrum) is the biggest and most famous fair centre in Finland. ... Location of Helsinki in Northern Europe Coordinates: , Country Finland Province Southern Finland Region Uusimaa Sub-region Helsinki Charter 1550 Capital city 1812 Government  - City manager Jussi Pajunen Area  - City 187. ...

France

The Center of New Industries and Technologies (better known as the CNIT) is one of the first buildings built in La Défense in Paris. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) The Eiffel Tower in Paris, as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) The Eiffel Tower in Paris, as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ...

Germany

Map of Germany showing Hanover Hanover (in German: Hannover [haˈnoːfɐ]), on the river Leine, is the capital of the state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany. ... Map of Germany showing Hanover Hanover (in German: Hannover [haˈnoːfɐ]), on the river Leine, is the capital of the state of Lower Saxony (Niedersachsen), Germany. ... Dortmund is a city in Germany, located in the Bundesland of North Rhine-Westphalia, in the Ruhr area. ...

Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
  • AsiaWorld-Expo

Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre New Wing Harbour view of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre New Wing The Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (香港會議展覽中心; often abbreviated as HKCEC or 會展) is a convention and exhibition venue in Wan Chai North, Hong Kong Island, the business hub of Hong... Logo of AsiaWorld-Expo The AsiaWorld-Expo is one of the two major convention and exhibition facilities in Hong Kong along with Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. ...

India

Categories: Possible copyright violations ... , This article is about the urban region that is the capital of India. ... HITEX Exhibition Center, HITEC City HITEC City is the Hyderabad Information Technology Engineering Consultancy City, a major technology township built in Hyderabad, India. ... , For other uses, see Hyderabad. ...

Indonesia

Jakarta (also Djakarta or DKI Jakarta), formerly known as Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta and Batavia is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. ... Jakarta (also Djakarta or DKI Jakarta), formerly known as Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta and Batavia is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. ... About JCC Jakarta Convention Center is located in Bung Karno Sport Complex, Senayan, South Jakarta. ... Jakarta (also Djakarta or DKI Jakarta), formerly known as Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta and Batavia is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. ... Jakarta (also Djakarta or DKI Jakarta), formerly known as Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta and Batavia is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. ... Jakarta (also Djakarta or DKI Jakarta), formerly known as Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta and Batavia is the capital and largest city of Indonesia. ... The Special Region of Yogyakarta (Indonesian: Daerah Istimewa Yogyakarta, or DIY), is a province of Indonesia on the island of Java. ... Central Java (Indonesian: Jawa Tengah) is a province of Indonesia. ...

Japan

Tsukuba (Japanese: つくば市; -shi; from Han character 筑波) is a planned city located in Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan. ... The Conference Tower The Tokyo Big Sight (東京ビッグサイト) , also called the Tokyo International Exhibition Center (東京国際展示場), is a Japanese convention center that opened in April 1996. ...   , literally Eastern capital) is a unique subnational administrative region of Japan with characteristics of both a prefecture and a city. ...   , literally Eastern capital) is a unique subnational administrative region of Japan with characteristics of both a prefecture and a city. ... Pacifico Yokohama (パシフィコ横浜) is a convention center in Japan located in the western region of Minato Mirai Nishi-ku Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. ... For a tire company, known by Yokohama Tyre, see Yokohama Rubber Company. ... Sapporo redirects here. ... Makuhari Messe (幕張メッセ) is a convention center in Japan located in the western region of Chiba Prefecture, close to Tokyo. ... Chiba Prefecture ) is located in the Greater Tokyo Area of Honshu Island, Japan. ... Shizuoka (静岡市; -shi) is the capital city of Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan. ... The entrance to Intex Osaka Intex Osaka ) is an exhibition center located in Suminoe-ku, Osaka, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. ... Osaka )   is a city in Japan, located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, in the Kansai region of the main island of HonshÅ«. The city is the capital of Osaka Prefecture. ... Marine Messe Fukuoka is an indoor sporting arena located in Fukuoka, Japan. ... Concern has been expressed that this article or section is missing information about: Famous people from Fukuoka. ... Toki Messe ) is a multi-purpose international convention center located in Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. ... Niigata ) is the capital and the most populous city of Niigata Prefecture, Japan. ...

Korea

[[COEX Convention & Exhibition Center]] COEX is Seoul, South Koreas representative Convention and Exhibition Center. ... Seoul   is the capital of South Korea and is located on the Han River in the countrys northwest. ... International Convention Center Jeju (ICC Jeju) opened in 2003 on Jeju Island, South Korea, in the Jungmun Resort near the city of Seogwipo. ... Jeju is the smallest province of South Korea, situated on its largest island. ...

Malaysia

This article lacks information on the importance of the subject matter. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) is a main convention and exhibition centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Nickname: Motto: Mesra, Cepat, Tepat (English: Friendly, Expedient, Precise) Country Malaysia State Selangor Establishment 1954 Granted city status 2006, June 20 Government  - Mayor Tn. ... Persada Johor International Convention Centre is the principal meetings, incentives, conventions and exhibitions (MICE) venue in Johor, positioned to create a market and to cater to the demand for such services in the south of Peninsular Malaysia. ... This article refers to the largest city of the State of Johor in Malaysia. ... The Convention Centre Putrajaya Convention Centre or PCC is the main convention centre in Putrajaya. ... Motto: Bandar raya Taman, Bandar raya Bestari (English : The Garden City, The Smart City ) Coordinates: Country Malaysia State Wilayah Persekutuan Establishment 1995, October 19th Made into Federal Territory 2001, February 1st Government  - Administered by Perbadanan Putrajaya Putrajaya Corporation  - Chairman Samsudin Osman Area  - City 46 km²  (17. ... The Sarawak Convention and Exhibition Centre is located in Kuching, Sarawak, East Malaysia. ... Nickname: Location in Malaysia Coordinates: Country State Malaysia Sarawak Establishment Uncertain, granted city status in 1988 Government  - Mayors North: Abdul Hamid Mohd Yusoff South: Chong Ted Tsiung Area  - City 1,863 km²  (719 sq mi) Population (2006)  - City 579,900  - Density 322/km² (834/sq mi) Time zone MST (UTC... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... State anthem: Pahang State Anthem Capital Kuantan Royal capital Pekan Ruling party Barisan Nasional  - Sultan Sultan Ahmad Shah  - Menteri Besar Adnan Yaakob History    - Federated into FMS 1895   - Japanese occupation 1942   - Accession into Federation of Malaya 1948  Area  - Total 35,964 km² Population  - 2005 estimate 1,372,500  - Density 38. ...

Mexico

Salon Chichen Itza in the Siglo XXI Convention Centre Siglo XXI (Spanish for 21st century) is a convention centre located in Northern Mérida, Yucatán. ... Cathedral on the Plaza Mayor, the oldest in North America [1]. Mérida is the capital city of the Mexican state of Yucatán. ...

Monaco

  • Grimaldi Forum Monaco

Netherlands

Nickname: Motto: Heldhaftig, Vastberaden, Barmhartig (Valiant, Determined, Compassionate) Location of Amsterdam Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province North Holland Government  - Mayor Job Cohen (PvdA)  - Aldermen Lodewijk Asscher Hennah Buyne Carolien Gehrels Tjeerd Herrema Maarten van Poelgeest Marijke Vos  - Secretary Erik Gerritsen Area [1][2]  - City 219 km²  (84. ... Leeuwarden ( (help· info), Frisian: Ljouwert) is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Friesland. ... Utrecht ( (help· info)) is a municipality and the capital city of the Dutch province of Utrecht. ... Coordinates: Country Netherlands Province Groningen Area (2006)  - Municipality 83. ... Coordinates: , Country Netherlands Province Limburg Area (2006)  - Municipality 60. ... Since 1956 the Prins Bernhardhoeve is a building complex for fairs and events in Zuidlaren (Netherlands). ... Zuidlaren (Drents: Zuudlaoren) is a village in the province of Drenthe in the Northern Netherlands, Europe. ...

New Zealand

Schematic map of Auckland. ... The Michael Fowler Centre The Michael Fowler Centre is a concert hall and convention centre in Wellington, New Zealand. ... Alternative meanings at Wellington (disambiguation) A view of Wellington from the top of Mount Victoria. ... The Christchurch Convention Centre is New Zealands only purpose-built Convention Centre. ... For other uses, see Christchurch (disambiguation). ...

Panama

  • Convention Complex Atlapa
  • Figali Convention Center
  • Vasco Nuñez de Balboa Convention Center
  • Courtyard Convention Center
  • Flamenco Convention Center

The Figali Convention Center is an indoor sporting arena located in Fort Amador, Panama City, Panama. ...

Philippines

Apalit is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Pampanga, Philippines. ... Nickname: Benguet Province map locating Baguio City Coordinates: , Country Philippines Region Cordillera Administrative Region Province Benguet Barangays 129 Congressional Districts 1 Incorporated (city) September 1, 1909 Government  - Congressman Mauricio Domogan (Elect)  - Mayor Reinaldo Bautista, Jr. ... The Cebu International Convention Center is a structure built by the Cebu provincial government in time for the 12th ASEAN Summit and 2nd East Asia Summit at a cost of more or less US$10-million dollars. ... The City of Cebu (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Sugbo) is the provincial capital of Cebu in the Philippines and is the second most important metropolitan center in the country. ... The City of Davao (Filipino: Lungsod ng Dabaw; Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Davao) is one of the most important cities in the Philippines and the de facto capital of the island of Mindanao. ... The Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) is the most modern convention center the Philippines can offer to the world. ... The City of Pasay (Filipino: Lungsod ng Pasay) is one of the cities and municipalities that comprise Metro Manila in the Philippines. ... Metropolitan Manila (Filipino: Kalakhang Maynila) or the National Capital Region (NCR) (Filipino: Pambansang Punong Rehiyon) is the greater metropolitan area of the city of Manila, the national capital and largest city in the Philippines. ...

Puerto Rico

The Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC), in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
The Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC), in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (2304 × 1728 pixel, file size: 526 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The Puerto Rico Convention Center. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixel Image in higher resolution (2304 × 1728 pixel, file size: 526 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) The Puerto Rico Convention Center. ... Nickname: Location of San Juan within the island of Puerto Rico Coordinates: Country United States Territory Puerto Rico Founded 1508/1521 Area  - City 76. ... The Puerto Rico Convention Center (PRCC) —or Centro de Convenciones de Puerto Rico in Spanish— is a convention center in San Juan, Puerto Rico owned by the government of Puerto Rico and managed by SMG. It is the largest convention center in the Caribbean and the most technologically advanced throughout...

Russia

Exhibition grounds feature numerous fountains. ... Makariev Fair (Russian:Макарьевская ярмарка) was a fair in Russia held annually every July near Makariev Monastery on the left bank of the Volga River from the mid-16th century to 1816. ...

Singapore

The Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre, branded as Suntec Singapore, was officially opened on 30 August 1995 as part of the Suntec City development at Marina Centre in Singapore. ... Exterior View of the Singapore Expo. ... Interior view of Raffles City Shopping Centre Raffles City is a large complex located in the Civic District within the Downtown Core of the city-state of Singapore. ...

South Africa

Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) The Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) is a new convention centre in Cape Town, South Africa. ... The Durban International Convention Centre (ICC) is a large convention centre in Durban, South Africa. ...

Sweden

Malmömässan, with Turning Torso in the background. ... Motto: FrÃ¥n arbetarstad till kunskapsstad (eng: From industrial city to knowledge city) Location of Malmö in northern Europe Coordinates: , Country  Sweden Municipality Malmö Municipality County SkÃ¥ne County Province Scania (SkÃ¥ne) Charter 13th century Government  - Mayor Illmar Reepalu Area  - City 335. ... Location of Gothenburg in northern Europe Coordinates: Country Sweden County Västra Götaland County Province Västergötland Charter 1621 Government  - Mayor Göran Johansson Area  - City 450 km²  (174 sq mi)  - Water 14. ... Stockholmsmässan, (in English: Stockholm Exhibition & Convention Centre) is a company that arranges trade fairs in Scandinavia. ... Nickname: Location of Stockholm in northern Europe Coordinates: Country Sweden Municipality Stockholm Municipality County Stockholm Province Södermanland and Uppland Charter 13th Century Population (April 2007)  - City 782,885  - Density 4,160/km² (10,774. ...

Thailand

The Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre or known simply as BITEC in Bangkok is an international-standard facility designed and built with capabilities to host a wide variety of CEI events of various sizes and profiles. ... The Queen Sirikit National Convention Center (QSNCC, or also known simply as Queen Sirikit Convention Center) in Bangkok is the largest convention centre in Thailand. ...

United States

Arizona

  • Phoenix Civic Plaza (Phoenix)
  • Tucson Convention Center (Tucson)

Nickname: Location in Maricopa County and the state of Arizona Coordinates: , Country United States State Arizona Counties Maricopa Incorporated February 25, 1881 Government  - Type Council-Manager  - Mayor Phil Gordon (D) Area  - City  515. ... The Tucson Convention Center is a 9,275-seat multi-purpose arena in Tucson, Arizona. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...

California

Anaheim Convention Center is a major convention center in Anaheim, California. ... Location of Anaheim within Orange County, California Coordinates: Country United States State California County Orange Government  - Mayor Curt Pringle Area  - City  50. ... The Fresno Convention Center is a convention center located in Fresno, California. ... Nickname: Location in the state of California County Fresno Government  - Mayor Alan Autry Area  - City 104. ... The Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center is a convention center located in Long Beach, California. ... The references in this article would be clearer with a different and/or consistent style of citation, footnoting or external linking. ... The Los Angeles Convention Center is a convention center in Los Angeles. ... Flag Seal Nickname: City of Angels Location Location within Los Angeles County in the state of California Coordinates , Government State County California Los Angeles County Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa (D) Geographical characteristics Area     City 1,290. ... Colored flags flying high outside the Moscone Convention Center The Moscone Center is San Francisco, Californias largest convention center and exhibition hall. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Nickname: Location in the state of California Coordinates: , Country United States State California County Riverside Government  - Mayor Ron Loveridge Area  - City  78. ... The San Diego Convention Center is the convention center for the city of San Diego, California. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Americas Finest City Location Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates , Government County San Diego Mayor City Attorney         City Council District One District Two District Three District Four District Five District Six District Seven District Eight Jerry Sanders (R) Michael Aguirre Scott Peters Kevin...

Colorado

The Colorado Convention Center is a multi-purpose convention center in downtown Denver, Colorado which recently underwent a major expansion. ... This article refers to the state capital of Colorado. ...

Connecticut

Please wikify (format) this article or section as suggested in the Guide to layout and the Manual of Style. ... Nickname: Location in Hartford County, Connecticut Coordinates: , Country United States State Connecticut NECTA Hartford Region Capitol Region Named 1637 Incorporated (city) 1784 Consolidated 1896 Government  - Type Mayor-council  - Mayor Eddie Perez Area  - City  18. ...

District of Columbia

The D.C. Convention Center is a new, 2. ... Nickname: Motto: Justitia Omnibus (Justice for All) Location of Washington, D.C., in relation to the states Maryland and Virginia Coordinates: , Country United States Federal District District of Columbia Government  - Mayor Adrian M. Fenty (D)  - City Council Chairperson: Vincent C. Gray (D) Ward 1: Jim Graham (D) Ward 2: Jack...

Florida

Miami Beach Convention Center was an indoor arena in Miami Beach, Florida and it is currently the largest convention center in the Miami area. ... Miami Beach is a city located in Miami-Dade County, Florida. ... The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is the primary public convention center in Central Florida. ... Nickname: Location in Orange County and the state of Florida. ...

Georgia

The Georgia World Congress Center or GWCC is the major convention center in Atlanta, run by the state of Georgia. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ... The Georgia International Convention Center or GICC, opened in April 2003, and is the second largest convention center in the U.S. state of Georgia: second only to the Georgia World Congress Center. ... This article is about the state capital of Georgia. ...

Hawai'i

  • Hawai'i Convention Center (Honolulu)

Hawaii Convention Center logo The Hawaii Convention Center, located at 1801 Kalakaua Avenue in Honolulu, Hawaii on the Hawaiian island of Oahu in Waikiki, is the flagship civic exhibition center in the State of Hawaii. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

Illinois

The Donald E. Stephens Convention Center is a convention center for the Rosemont, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. ... Rosemont is a village located in Cook County, Illinois, founded in 1956. ... McCormick Place is an enormous exposition complex located in Chicago, Illinois. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... The Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel and Convention Center, located in Schaumburg, Illinois at I-90 and Meacham Rd, opened its doors in July 2006. ... Coordinates: , Incorporated March 7, 1956 Government  - Village President Al Larson Area  - Village 49. ...

Indiana

The Indiana Convention Center is a very large convention center located in Indianapolis, Indiana. ... The Indianapolis skyline Indianapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Indiana. ... Fort Wayne was the name of at least two historic forts in the United States of America; one of these gave its name to Fort Wayne, Indiana. ...

Louisiana

The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is a collection of buildings in New Orleans, Louisiana. ... Nickname: Location in the State of Louisiana and the United States Coordinates: , Country United States State Louisiana Parish Orleans Founded 1718 Government  - Mayor Ray Nagin (D) Area  - City  350. ...

Maryland

A 2004 picture of the Baltimore Convention Center The Baltimore Convention Center is a convention and exhibition hall located in downtown Baltimore, Maryland. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Monument City, Charm City, Mob Town, B-more Motto: Get In On It (formerly The City That Reads and The Greatest City in America; BELIEVE is not the official motto but rather a specific campaign) Location Location of Baltimore in Maryland Coordinates , Government Country State County United...

Massachusetts

Alternative meanings: Boston (disambiguation) The 18th_century Old State House in Boston is surrounded by tall buildings of the 19th and 20th centuries. ... Boston Convention and Exhibition Center at night The Boston Convention and Exhibition Center (BCEC) is the largest exhibition center in the Northeast United States, with some 1,700,000 square feet of contiguous exhibition space. ... Nickname: City on the Hill, Beantown, The Hub (of the Universe)1, Athens of America, The Cradle of Revolution, Puritan City, Americas Walking City Location in Massachusetts, USA Counties Suffolk County Mayor Thomas M. Menino(D) Area    - City 232. ... The DCU Center, formerly known as the Worcester Centrum and Worcesters Centrum Centre, is an indoor arena and convention center complex located in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: Country United States State Massachusetts County Worcester County Settled 1673 Incorporated 1684 Government  - Type Council-manager also known as Plan E  - City Manager Michael V. OBrien  - Mayor Konstantina B. Lukes  - City Council Dennis L. Irish Michael C. Perotto Joseph M. Petty Gary Rosen Kathleen... The John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center located in Bostons Back Bay has 193,000 square feet of exhibit space and can accommodate up to four concurrent events. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts, USA Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Suffolk County Settled 1630 Incorporated (city) 1822 Government  - Governor Deval Patrick (D) Area  - City  89. ... The MassMutual Center is a 6,677-seat multi-purpose arena in Springfield, Massachusetts. ... Nickname: Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Hampden County Settled 1636 Incorporated 1852 Government  - Type Mayor-council city  - Mayor Charles Ryan (D) Area  - City  33. ...

Michigan

Cobo Hall, officially Cobo Conference/Exhibition Center, is a convention center situated in downtown Detroit, Michigan, USA. It is named for Albert E. Cobo, mayor of Detroit from 1950 to 1957. ... Nickname: Motto: Speramus Meliora; Resurget Cineribus (Latin for, We Hope For Better Things; It Shall Rise From the Ashes) Location in Wayne County, Michigan Coordinates: , Country United States State Michigan County Wayne County Founded 1701 Incorporation 1806 Government  - Type Strong Mayor-Council  - Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick Area  - City  143. ... The Lansing Center, officially the Lansing Convention Center, is the primary and largest convention center in Lansing, MI. The center is located along Michigan Avenue, with its western facade fronting the Grand River, which includes a riverfront plaza that hosts outdoor concerts and other events such as the Down By... Location in Ingham County, Michigan1 Coordinates: Country United States State Michigan County Ingham, Eaton Settled 1835 Incorporation 1859 Government  - Type Strong Mayor-Council  - Mayor Virg Bernero (D) Area  - City  35. ...

Minnesota

Duluth Entertainment Convention Center (DECC) is a 5,333-seat multi-purpose arena in Duluth, Minnesota. ... Duluths canal connects Lake Superior to the Duluth-Superior harbor and the St. ... The Minneapolis Convention Center is a large convention center located in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota. ... This article is about the city in Minnesota. ... The RiverCentre is a large convention center located in St. ... State capitol building in Saint Paul Saint Paul is the capital and second-largest city of the state of Minnesota in the United States of America. ...

Missouri

Americas Center is a convention center located in downtown St. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... // Bartle Halls four, tall, art deco pylons are a highly noticeable fixture in the Kansas City skyline Bartle Hall stretches across Interstate 670 in Kansas City. ... Nickname: Location in Jackson, Clay, Platte, and Cass Counties in the state of Missouri. ...

Nevada

link titleThe Las Vegas Convention Center is owned and operated by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and is located in Clark County, Nevada. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... The Mandalay Bay Convention Center is one of the largest privately owned and operated convention centers in the world. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ... The Sands Expo and Convention Center, at 1. ... For further information, see Las Vegas metropolitan area and Las Vegas Strip. ...

New York

Nickname: Location of Buffalo in New York State County Erie County Government  - Mayor Byron Brown Area  - City 52. ... The Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, commonly known as the Javits Center, is a large convention center in New York City. ... Midtown Manhattan, looking north from the Empire State Building, 2005 New York City (officially named the City of New York) is the most populous city in the state of New York and the entire United States. ... The Metropolitan Opera House at Lincoln Center. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...

North Carolina

Photo Credit: Brian Gassel, TVS The Charlotte Convention Center opened in 1995 as a venue for conventions, trade shows, banquets and theater-style conferences, attracting more than half a million visitors each year. ... Charlotte (also known as candle stick) is a figure skating grace move - one of the spirals, where the skater is bended and glides on its one leg with the other one lifted to the air. ... Downtown Raleigh as seen from the Boylan St. ...

Ohio

The Greater Columbus Convention Center is a convention center located in downtown Columbus, Ohio, United States, along the east side of High Street. ... The International Exposition Center, also known as the I-X Center, is a 300,000 square foot convention and exhibition hall located near Cleveland, Ohio, adjacent to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ... Public Auditorium (sometimes called Public Hall) is located in the central business district of downtown Cleveland, Ohio. ... This article needs additional references or sources to facilitate its verification. ...

Oklahoma

The Cox Business Services Convention Center is an multipurpose convention and meeting center located in downtown Oklahoma City, USA. It is also known as the Cox Convention Center, the COX, and formerly the Myriad Convention Center. ... Downtown Oklahoma City The State Capitol of Oklahoma From The South Motto: Nickname: Capital of the New Century Founded 1889 Incorporated County Oklahoma County Cleveland County Canadian County Borough {{{borough}}} Parrish {{{parrish}}} Mayor Mick Cornett Area  - Total  - Water 1,608. ...

Oregon

The Oregon Convention Center and its signature twin spires. ... Nickname: Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: , Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Government  - Mayor Tom Potter Area  - City  145. ...

Pennsylvania

View From the Bay. ... A picture of Erie from across Presque Isle Bay Presque Isle State Park, known to locals as the peninsula. ... The David L. Lawrence Convention Center, completed in 2003, is a 1. ... Nickname: Motto: Benigno Numine (With the Benevolent Deity) Location in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country United States Commonwealth Pennsylvania County Allegheny Founded November 25, 1758 Incorporated April 22, 1794 (borough)   March 18, 1816 (city) Government  - Mayor Luke Ravenstahl (D) Area  - City 151. ... The Pennsylvania Convention Center is a multi-use public facility designed to accomodate conventions, exhibitions, conferences and other events. ... Nickname: City of Brotherly Love, Philly, the Quaker City Motto: Philadelphia maneto (Let brotherly love continue) Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Mayor John F. Street (D) Area    - City 369. ...

South Carolina

  • Greenville Convention Center
  • Palmetto Expo Center (Greenville)

Greenville is the sixth largest city in the state of South Carolina. ...

Tennessee

Gaylord Opryland Resort & Convention Center, formerly known as Opryland Hotel, is a large hotel and convention center located in Nashville, Tennessee and owned by Gaylord Hotels, a division of Gaylord Entertainment Company. ... Nickname: Location in Davidson County and the state of Tennessee Coordinates: Country United States State Tennessee Counties Davidson County Founded: 1779 Incorporated: 1806 Government  - Mayor Bill Purcell (D) Area  - City  526. ...

Texas

Austin Convention Center is a 3,200-seat multi-purpose arena in Austin, Texas. ... The Dallas Convention Center, originally the Dallas Memorial Auditorium, is a meeting hall, event/convention center and civic center in the Convention Center District of downtown Dallas, Texas (USA). ... Dallas redirects here. ... The George R. Brown Convention Center was opened on September 26, 1987 on the east side of downtown Houston. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: Country United States State Texas Counties Harris County Fort Bend County Montgomery County Incorporated June 5, 1837 Government  - Mayor Bill White Area  - City  601. ... The Tower of the Americas is seen in the background. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Texas Coordinates: , Counties Bexar County Government  - Mayor Phil Hardberger Area  - City  412. ... The Tower of the Americas is seen in the background. ... The South Padre Island Convention Centre is a 45,000 square foot facility located in downtown South Padre Island, Texas. ... The Waco Convention Center is a 119,000 square foot facility located in downtown Waco, Texas. ... For information on the Branch Davidian siege in Waco, Texas, please visit Waco Siege. ...

Utah

The Salt Palace was an indoor arena in Salt Lake City, Utah. ... Salt Lake City is the capital and the most populous city of the U.S. state of Utah. ...

Washington

The Group Health Exhibit Hall at Night. ... The Washington State Convention and Trade Center is a convention center located next to and over Interstate 5 in downtown Seattle, Washington. ... City nickname Emerald City City bird Great Blue Heron City flower Dahlia City mottos The City of Flowers The City of Goodwill City song Seattle, the Peerless City Mayor Greg Nickels County King County Area   - Total   - Land   - Water   - % water 369. ...

Wisconsin


Top 5 Largest Convention Centers by Exhibition Space Midwest Airlines Center The Midwest Airlines Center (formerly Midwest Express Center) is a convention and exhibition center located in downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. ... Nickname: Location of Milwaukee in Milwaukee County, Wisconsin Coordinates: , County Milwaukee Government  - Mayor Tom Barrett Area  - City  97 sq mi (251. ...

McCormick Place is an enormous exposition complex located in Chicago, Illinois. ... link titleThe Las Vegas Convention Center is owned and operated by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and is located in Clark County, Nevada. ... The Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) is the primary public convention center in Central Florida. ... The Georgia World Congress Center or GWCC is the major convention center in Atlanta, run by the state of Georgia. ... The Ernest N. Morial Convention Center is a collection of buildings in New Orleans, Louisiana. ...

United Kingdom

Birmingham

Edinburgh The National Exhibition Centre (NEC) is the seventh largest exhibition centre in Europe, located in Solihull, near Birmingham, England. ... The International Convention Centre is a major conference venue in central Birmingham, England. ...

Glasgow The Edinburgh International Conference Centre building in the west of the city The Edinburgh International Conference Centre, or EICC for short, is the principal convention and conference centre in Edinburgh. ...

London The front of the SECC The Clyde Auditorium with the main SECC building behind it The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC), located on the north bank of the River Clyde in Glasgow, is Scotlands national venue for public events. ...

Manchester The contemporary buildings main entrance (this has actually been built on to the back of the old Agricultural Hall) on Upper Street. ... The Earls Court Exhibition Centre is located in West London on the boundary between the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and Hammersmith and Fulham. ... Look up excel in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... The National Agricultural Hall in 1886. ... Alexandra Palace from the south Alexandra Palace was built in an area spanning Wood Green and Muswell Hill, North London, England in 1873 as a public entertainment centre and North London counterpart of The Crystal Palace. ... Wembley Arena at Night (Taken at a live WWE Show). ... Main article: Croydon Gateway A close-up view of the Croydon Arena Another portrayal of the Croydon Arena Croydon Arena is a proposed arena as part of the Croydon Gateway re-generation scheme to the main urban district ofCroydon, London. ... “Albert Hall” redirects here. ... County Hall County Hall is a building in Lambeth, London, that was the headquarters of London County Council and later the Greater London Council (GLC). ... The O2 redirects here. ... The 1851 Great Exhibition in Hyde Park . ... The London Arena is an indoor arena on the Isle of Dogs in London, England. ... White City may be: In the United Kingdom: White City, London In Canada: White City, Saskatchewan In the United States: White City, Florida White City, Kansas White City, Illinois White City, Oregon White City, Utah And also; Tel Aviv; The White City is a nickname for this city in Israel...

Newcastle The G-Mex centre or Greater Manchester EXhibition centre is a exhibition and conference centre in Manchester in England. ... The Manchester Evening News Arena or M.E.N. Arena (commonly referred to as just The M.E.N. or simply Manchester Arena) is a large indoor arena situated in Manchester, England. ...

Cardiff The Metro Radio Arena Newcastle is an 11,000 seat sports and entertainment venue based in Newcastle upon Tyne in North East England. ...

  • Cardiff Millennium Hall

External Links

  • Conventions.net Worldwide Planning Resouces

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The Hot Springs Convention Center offers 360,000 square feet of cutting-edge meeting facility that can accommodate the needs of the most intimate gathering as well as conventions or trade shows that require seating for thousands.
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