United States is the biggest economy in the world and the largest importer of goods and second largest exporter. Every year, thousands of trade shows, conventions, conferences, meetings etc. happening in the country and these events help in growing the economy. Some of the events are the largest events in their sectors. For these events, large venues are needed. That’s why, US has large and modern venues, convention and exhibition centers.
In the list below, you will find the top venues in United States. For complete list, click here
Jacob K. Javits Convention Center
Siutiated in New York, Jacob K. Javits Convention Center hosts many leading conventions, trade shows, expositions and special events. There is no better world stage than the Javits Center on which to produce, exhibit or attend an event. The convention center has a total area space of 1,800,000 square feet (170,000 m2) and has 840,000 square feet (78,000 m2) of total exhibit space.
McCormick Place Convention Center
Located just minutes from downtown Chicago, the McCormick Place Convention Center is nation’s largest convention center with 11 exhibit halls with a total space of 2.6 million sq ft, 173 meeting rooms, meeting room space of 600.000 sq ft, 4 ballrooms. 3 theaters, parking facilities, accommodation facilities and much more. McCormick Place is committed to creating a great experience for every person, every time.
Orange County Convention Center (OCCC)
Owned and operated by Orange County Government and located in Orlando, Florida, the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC) serves as the perfect event destination. The convention Center offers 7.000.000 sq ft (650.000 m2) of total space, 2.100.000 sq ft (200.000 m2) of exhibit space. From boats and cars to comic book heroes and concerts, there is a show for everyone at the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC).
Las Vegas Convention Center is one of the most modern and functional meeting facilities in the world which encompasses approximately 3.2 million square feet with exhibit space of 2 million square feet and meeting space of nearly 250.000 square feet located within a short distance of more than 100,000 guest rooms. Las Vegas Convention Center is well-known among industry professionals for its versatility.
Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC)
Located in the heart of Miami Beach and opened in 1957, MBCC boasts more than a million square feet of flexible space including 500,000 square feet of exhibit facilities and 70 meeting rooms. Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC) hosts leading events from various industries and corporations. More than 2.000 hotel rooms are within walking distance of Miami Beach Convention Center (MBCC).
Mandalay Bay Convention Center
Mandalay Bay Convention Center is Las Vegas’s ultimate convention facility with 1.000.000 sq ft (93.000 m2) facility. The world’s most prestigious companies choose the convention center for their milestone moments. Mandalay Bay Convention Center is where leaders meet for events, meetings, trade shows or conventions.
Minneapolis Convention Center (MCC)
Located in the heart of Minneapolis, Minneapolis Convention Center is the largest convention center in the Upper Midwest that is equipped with the amenities and services to ensure any event is successful. The center has 475,000 square feet of exhibit space and the 87 meeting rooms and can host multiple events on the same day. The MCC is about 20 minutes from the Minneapolis Airport.
Located in the heart of the Anaheim Resort District, Anaheim Convention Center is the largest exhibit facility on the West Coast with 815.000 square feet (75.700 m2) of exhibit space, 200.000 square feet (19.000 m2) of pre-function space, and 130.,000 square feet (12.000 m2) of meeting and ballroom space. Large trade shows, small meetings and everything in between choose the center for its comfort and convenience, as well as its ability to make meetings and conventions thrive.
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Located in Washington, D.C., Walter E. Washington Convention Center is a 2.300.000-square-foot (210.000 m2) facility with 198.000 square feet of flexible meeting space with a total of 77 break-out rooms that is equipped to handle events of all sizes, from small groups and break-out meetings to events for 500 to 42.000 attendees.
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center (Formerly Rosemont Convention Center)
Located in Rosemont, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center has exhibition space of 840.000 sq ft (78.000 m2) exhibition space that is perfect for most small to large shows.
Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC)
Located in the heart Downtown L.A., the Los Angeles Convention Center (LACC) is a leading destination for conventions, trade shows, meetings and exhibitions. The LACC has over 720,000 sq ft (67,000 m2) of exhibition space, 147.000 sq ft (13.700 m2) of meeting space and this makes it one of the largest convention centers in the United States. The venue offers flexible layouts, unique spaces and event opportunities from the world’s largest conventions to corporate gatherings and spectacular galas.
Located in the Marina district of downtown San Diego, the San Diego Convention Center is the meeting planner’s choice for hosting major conventions, trade shows, meetings and special events with 615.700 sq ft (57.200 m2) of exhibit space. The convention center is just 10 minutes from the San Diego International Airport.
George R. Brown Convention Center
Opened on September 26, 1987 in Houston, TX, the George R. Brown Convention Center is perfectly positioned in the center of a lively sports, dining, entertainment and nightlife destination – all within five blocks or a five-minute cab ride. The convention center is one of the largest convention facilities in the country with offering 1.2 million square feet of flexible event space.
Opened in 1990, Colorado Convention Center is a multi-purpose, sensible, state-of-the-art facility with easy traffic flow and everything you need in a stunningly beautiful building in the heart of downtown Denver. The convention center has an exhibition hall, 5 meeting rooms and a main ballroom, totaling 800.000 square feet (74.000 m2). Colorado Convention Center hosts over 250+ events annually.
Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC)
Opened in 1976 and located in the heart of Atlanta, the Georgia World Congress Center (GWCC) hosts a variety of events including trade shows, exhibitions, conventions, corporate events, consumer events, sporting/special events and meetings. The GWCC is comprised of three buildings (Buildings A, B and C) totalling 3.9 million square feet (360.000 m2) exhibition space. The center’s flexibility of space allows for events of varying sizes and scopes.
Pennsylvania Convention Center
Located in the heart of the City of Philadelphia, the Pennsylvania Convention Center is oen of the largest convention centers in the United States with more than 1 million useable square feet of exhibit space. The center is designed to accommodate different size nad types of conventions, exhibitions, conferences and other events. Pennsylvania Convention Center hosts over 250 events annualy, ranging from internationally-attended conventions to regional company retreats. With well-appointed amenities that ensure a comfortable experience, high-tech capabilities and flexible meeting rooms, the center offers a strong focus on innovation and education for all attendees.
Located in the heart of Downtown Phoenix and opened in 1972, the Phoenix Convention Center offers 24-acre (97,000 m2) flexible event space for trade shows, exhibitions, conventions, corporate events, consumer events, and meetings. The convention center welcomes visitors with natural light streaming in from dramatic architecture reminiscent of the Grand Canyon. Phoenix Convention Center is within walking distance of major convention hotels, shopping, entertainment, sports and theatre venues.
Oregon Convention Center (OCC)
Situated in beautiful and lively downtown Portland, THE Oregon Convention Center (OCC) is the largest convention facility in the Pacific Northwest offering 255.000 square feet of contiguous exhibit space, 50 meeting rooms, two grand ballrooms etc. The OCC is an ideal venue for events from conventions and industry tradeshows to meetings, auctions and private receptions.
Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
Located in New Orlens, the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center offers 1.1 million square feet (102.000 m²) of exhibit space, covering almost 11 blocks, and over 3 million square feet (280.000 m²) of total space. The center is the one of the largest convention facilities in the nation, and it consistently ranks in the country’s top ten of facilities that hold the most conventions and tradeshows annually.
Situated in downtown Indianapolis, Indiana Convention Center is a major convention center in the United States offering over 1.300.000 square feet (120.000 m2) of space for convention/meeting uses including over 566.000 square feet (50.000 m2) of open exhibit space and almost 140.000 square feet (13.000 m2) of group meeting space. The center is connected by enclosed skywalks to more hotel rooms than any other convention center in the nation.
Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC)
The Boston Convention & Exhibition Center (BCEC) is a major event facility in the United States of America with 2.1 million square feet of flexible space, over 516.000 square feet of exhibition space, 82 meeting rooms, 40.020 square-foot, column-free grand ballroom, and over 300,000 square feet of registration and function space. The BCEC is just 8 minutes from Logan International Airport.