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Raleigh Convention Center

  • 500 S. Salisbury St.
    Raleigh, NC 27601

The Raleigh Convention Center opened in 2008 and boasts 500,000 square feet of functional space including a 150,000-square-foot exhibit hall. Located in the center of downtown Raleigh, the convention center can host a variety of sports including indoor volleyball, basketball, cheerleading, wrestling, martial arts, gymnastics and more as well as host large expos like Big Rock Sports and the IRONMAN 70.3 Raleigh exposition.

The Convention Center also hosted the 2011 NHL All-Star Fan Fest and the All-Star Game Draft.

General

General
  • Elevators Indoor:

Sports

General
  • Volleyball:
Amenities
  • Basketball:
  • Cheerleading:
  • Gymnastics:
  • Martial Arts:
  • Table Sports:
  • Wrestling:
Raleigh Convention Center Meeting Facility
  • Largest Room: 146,843
  • Theatre Capacity: 68,242
  • Banquet Capacity: 51,702
  • Classroom Capacity: 14,504
  • Indoor:

Meeting Facility Rooms

Room Name Dimensions Ceiling Sq. Ft. Theater Classroom Size Banquet Capacity Reception Media
Exhibit Hall B X       54269.00     5720         4300         No  
Exhibit Hall A X       45638.00     4576         3580         No  
Room 201 X       1424.00     158     98     80         No  
Room 202 X       776.00     86     53     30         No  
Room 203 X       814.00     90     55     40         No  
Room 204 X       795.00     88     54     40         No  
Ballroom A+B+C X       32617.00     3630     3016     2640         No  
Ballroom B X       12440.00     1388     1092     700         No  
Ballroom A+B X       22545.00     2511     2080     1300         No  
Ballroom C X       10072.00     1119     884     700         No  
Ballroom B+C X       22512.00     2507     2080     1300         No  
Room 306A X       1846.00     203     128     100         No  
Room 306C X       1846.00     205     128     100         No  
Room 306B+C X       3692.00     407     256     225         No  
Room 307 X       701.00     77     48     30         No  
Room 402 X       3829.00     363     232     180         No  
Ballroom A X       10105.00     1123     936     700         No  
Room 305A X       1847.00     203     120     100         No  
Room 305A+B X       3682.00     406     232     225         No  
Room 305B X       1835.00     203     120     100         No  
Room 306A+B X       3682.00     406     256     225         No  
Room 306A+B+C X       5538.00     611     384     400         No  
Room 306B X       1846.00     203     128     100         No  
Exhibit Hall A+B+C X       146843.00     15000         12000         No  
Exhibit Hall B+C X       101205.00     9500         8400         No  
Room 302A+B X       3618.00     225     232     402         No  
Room 302B+C X       3520.00     391     232     225         No  
Room 303 X       1716.00     190     140     90         No  
Room 304 X       2257.00     260     155     140         No  
Room 301A X       1758.00     194     120     100         No  
Room 301A+B X       3495.00     387     239     250         No  
Room 302A X       1847.00     205     126     100         No  
Room 302A+B+C X       5367.00     596     368     400         No  
Room 302B X       1771.00     197     121     100         No  
Room 302C X       1749.00     194     120     100         No  
Room 301B X       1737.00     193     119     100         No  
Lobby X       11500.00                     No  
Exhibit Hall C X       46936.00     4680         3840         No  
Room 205 X       826.00     94     57     40         No  
Room 206 X       1381.00     153     95     80         No  
Exhibit Hall A+B X       99907.00     9500         8140         No  

PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass

  • September 30, 2016 - October 01, 2016
  • Location: Red Hat Amphitheater/Raleigh Convention Center/Fayetteville St.
  • Address: 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

PNC presents Wide Open Bluegrass is the urban bluegrass music festival that closes out the International Bluegrass Music Association's (IBMA's) Worl... View Details

Carolina Artisan Craft Market

  • November 11, 2016 - November 13, 2016
  • Location: Exhibit Hall C
  • Address: 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

Just in time for holiday shopping, meet the artists and buy fine craft handmade by more than 100 artists from across North Carolina and the U.S. Disco... View Details

The Franchise Expo

  • November 12, 2016 - November 13, 2016
  • Address: 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily

The Franchise Expo invites you to attend an exciting, two-day event! Buying a Franchise means you are in business for yourself, but not by yourself. T... View Details

Internet Summit

  • November 16, 2016
  • Address: 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Join Internet Summit for two days of leading-edge digital media and marketing content, mixed alongside top-flight networking with internet execs, onli... View Details

Oak City Comicon

  • March 18, 2017 - March 19, 2017
  • Address: 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601

Oak City Comicon is Raleigh, N.C.'s premier two-day comicon, and it's coming to the Raleigh Convention Center! We're better, badder, bigger, an... View Details

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Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitors Bureau

421 Fayetteville St., Ste. 1505  
Raleigh, NC 27601   1.800.849.8499

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