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Raleigh Convention Center (Temporarily Closed to the Public)

  • Address: 500 S. Salisbury St., Raleigh, NC 27601
  • Area: Downtown Raleigh
  • Phone: 919.996.8500

About

Raleigh Convention Center (RCC; city owned and operated) is home to over 500,000 square feet of space that includes 20 versatile meeting rooms, a grand 32,000-square-foot ballroom, a mezzanine and a sweeping 150,000-square-foot exhibit hall.

Amenities:

  • Over six public parking garages in close proximity to the RCC
  • Permanent and portable concession stands
  • 27 public restrooms
  • Escalators and elevators throughout the building
  • Full-service catering provided by Centerplate

Tech specifications:

  • Eight-port switch
  • Wired Internet, shared and dedicated bandwidth with one static public IP address
  • Vendors: multi-carrier fiber to the facility from Celito Fiber, AT&T, Century Link and Spectrum over diverse paths for reliability

Network:

  • Multi-carrier fiber to the facility from Celito Fiber, AT&T, Century Link and Spectrum over diverse paths for reliability
  • Multi-gigabit Internet service availability
  • Single and multi-mode fiber distribution within the convention center
  • Cat 6 network cable to all locations in the convention center
  • Cisco wireless system in the convention center with 160+ access points and redundant controllers
  • Cisco Nexus dual core switching with dual uplinks from each data closet
  • In-house networking staff
  • Flexibility to build out custom networks to meet client needs

Telephone/other:

  • Telephone line (with or without handset)
  • Digital conference phone
  • Compressed air, water, or drain service

  • About

    Raleigh Convention Center (RCC; city owned and operated) is home to over 500,000 square feet of space that includes 20 versatile meeting rooms, a grand 32,000-square-foot ballroom, a mezzanine and a sweeping 150,000-square-foot exhibit hall.

    Amenities:

    • Over six public parking garages in close proximity to the RCC
    • Permanent and portable concession stands
    • 27 public restrooms
    • Escalators and elevators throughout the building
    • Full-service catering provided by Centerplate

    Tech specifications:

    • Eight-port switch
    • Wired Internet, shared and dedicated bandwidth with one static public IP address
    • Vendors: multi-carrier fiber to the facility from Celito Fiber, AT&T, Century Link and Spectrum over diverse paths for reliability

    Network:

    • Multi-carrier fiber to the facility from Celito Fiber, AT&T, Century Link and Spectrum over diverse paths for reliability
    • Multi-gigabit Internet service availability
    • Single and multi-mode fiber distribution within the convention center
    • Cat 6 network cable to all locations in the convention center
    • Cisco wireless system in the convention center with 160+ access points and redundant controllers
    • Cisco Nexus dual core switching with dual uplinks from each data closet
    • In-house networking staff
    • Flexibility to build out custom networks to meet client needs

    Telephone/other:

    • Telephone line (with or without handset)
    • Digital conference phone
    • Compressed air, water, or drain service

  • Amenities
    General Amenities
    • Accessible to people with disabilities:
    • Elevators Indoor:
    • Smoke-Free (entire property):
    Sports Hosted
    • Basketball:
    • Cheerleading:
    • Gymnastics:
    • Martial Arts:
    • Table Sports:
    • Volleyball:
    • Wrestling:
    General Safe Practices
    • CDC Recommended Cleaning Procedures:
    • File Upload - Health & Safety Policy: https://raleigh.simpleviewcrm.com/docs/amenities/Complex-Reopening-Guide_A0E7D41C-79D0-4D0A-9AA3958134232A48.pdf
    • Hand Wash/Sanitizer Stations:
    • Limited Elevator Occupancy:
    • Mobile Payments Accepted:
    • No Contact Services:
    • Reduced Occupancy/Occupancy Limits:
    • Sneeze Guards/Contact Barriers:
    • Social Distance Furniture Configurations:
    • Social Distance Markings/Signage:
    • Social Distancing Guidelines Enforced:
    • File Upload - Social Distancing Seating: https://raleigh.simpleviewcrm.com/docs/amenities/Socially-Distanced-Room-Sets_updated6-25-20_89E57595-4809-445B-BF547F6A2A191C40.pdf
    Dining
    • Single Use Menus:
    Personal Protection
    • Health Screening Required-Guest:
    • Health Screening Required-Staff:
    • Masks Required-Guest:
    • Masks Required-Staff:
    Safety Standards and Certifications
    • Count On Me NC:
    • N.C. Live Coalition Member:
    • GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation:
  • Meeting Facility
    Facility Info
    Meeting Rooms
    • Number of Rooms 41
    • Total Sq. Ft. 500,000
    • Largest Room 146,843
    • Ceiling 47
    • Theatre Capacity 15,000
    • Banquet Capacity 12,000
    • Classroom Capacity 10,608
    • Exhibits Space
    • Booths 773
    • Description The RCC's 146,893 sq. ft. of contiguous space offers unobstructed views and room for up to 773 booths. Adaptable lighting technologies create the perfect setting for any crowd. The Exhibit Hall features direct drive-in access to the halls via twelve covered loading docks and multiple ramps.
    • Space Notes All capacities listed are maximum room set without staging and with no or minimal AV equipment.
    • Large Floor Plan View/Download File
    • Indoor
    • ABC Permits
    • Alcohol Allowed
    • Band Allowed
    • Chairs Provided
    • AV Equipment
    • Parking Onsite
    • Permanent Stage
    • Tables Provided
    • Wireless in Meeting Space
    • Rental Equipment Available
    • A/V Provider On Site
    • Banquet Facilities
    • Maximum Seating Capacity
    • Meeting Space sq ft 100K – 500K
    • Meeting / Exhibit Space Sq. Ft. 146843
    • Smallest Event Room Seating 30
    Ballroom A
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 10,105
    • Banquet Capacity: 600
    • Booth Capacity: 42
    • Classroom Capacity: 712
    • Theater Capacity: 1,152
    Ballroom AB
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 22,545
    • Banquet Capacity: 1,380
    • Booth Capacity: 101
    • Classroom Capacity: 1,720
    • Theater Capacity: 2,808
    Ballroom ABC
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 32,617
    • Banquet Capacity: 1,960
    • Booth Capacity: 143
    • Classroom Capacity: 2,440
    • Theater Capacity: 3,690
    Ballroom B
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 12,440
    • Banquet Capacity: 700
    • Booth Capacity: 58
    • Classroom Capacity: 720
    • Theater Capacity: 1,440
    Ballroom BC
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 22,512
    • Banquet Capacity: 1,380
    • Booth Capacity: 101
    • Classroom Capacity: 1,728
    • Theater Capacity: 2,550
    Ballroom C
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 10,072
    • Banquet Capacity: 600
    • Booth Capacity: 42
    • Classroom Capacity: 720
    • Theater Capacity: 1,102
    Exhibit Hall BC
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 101,205
    • Banquet Capacity: 6,080
    • Booth Capacity: 528
    • Classroom Capacity: 7,232
    • Theater Capacity: 10,247
    Exhibit Hall A
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 45,638
    • Banquet Capacity: 2,750
    • Booth Capacity: 226
    • Classroom Capacity: 3,268
    • Theater Capacity: 4,801
    Exhibit Hall AB
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 99,907
    • Banquet Capacity: 6,070
    • Booth Capacity: 525
    • Classroom Capacity: 7,264
    • Theater Capacity: 9,322
    Exhibit Hall ABC
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 146,843
    • Banquet Capacity: 8,980
    • Booth Capacity: 773
    • Classroom Capacity: 10,608
    • Theater Capacity: 15,080
    Exhibit Hall B
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 54,269
    • Banquet Capacity: 3,180
    • Booth Capacity: 292
    • Classroom Capacity: 4,144
    • Theater Capacity: 5,859
    Exhibit Hall C
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 46,936
    • Banquet Capacity: 2,870
    • Booth Capacity: 220
    • Classroom Capacity: 3,188
    • Theater Capacity: 4,926
    Main Lobby
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 9,145
    • Banquet Capacity: 380
    • Booth Capacity: 22
    Mezzanine
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,120
    • Banquet Capacity: 500
    • Booth Capacity: 31
    North Hallway
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 8,650
    • Banquet Capacity: 210
    • Booth Capacity: 21
    Registration
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2,665
    • Banquet Capacity: 180
    • Booth Capacity: 12
    Room 201
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,424
    • Banquet Capacity: 40
    • Classroom Capacity: 72
    • Theater Capacity: 115
    Room 202
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 776
    • Banquet Capacity: 30
    • Classroom Capacity: 32
    • Theater Capacity: 55
    Room 203
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 814
    • Banquet Capacity: 30
    • Classroom Capacity: 32
    • Theater Capacity: 58
    Room 204
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 795
    • Banquet Capacity: 30
    • Classroom Capacity: 32
    • Theater Capacity: 55
    Room 205
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 826
    • Banquet Capacity: 30
    • Classroom Capacity: 32
    • Theater Capacity: 63
    Room 206
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,381
    • Banquet Capacity: 40
    • Classroom Capacity: 68
    • Theater Capacity: 120
    Room 301A
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,758
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 140
    • Theater Capacity: 224
    Room 301AB
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3,495
    • Banquet Capacity: 180
    • Classroom Capacity: 248
    • Theater Capacity: 402
    Room 301B
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,737
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 140
    • Theater Capacity: 224
    Room 302A
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,847
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 140
    • Theater Capacity: 200
    Room 302AB
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3,618
    • Banquet Capacity: 200
    • Classroom Capacity: 248
    • Theater Capacity: 402
    Room 302ABC
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 5,367
    • Banquet Capacity: 300
    • Classroom Capacity: 420
    • Theater Capacity: 592
    Room 302ABC
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 5,367
    • Banquet Capacity: 300
    • Classroom Capacity: 420
    • Theater Capacity: 592
    Room 302B
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,771
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 140
    • Theater Capacity: 224
    Room 302BC
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3,520
    • Banquet Capacity: 200
    • Classroom Capacity: 248
    • Theater Capacity: 402
    Room 302C
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,749
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 140
    • Theater Capacity: 224
    Room 303
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,716
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 114
    • Theater Capacity: 187
    Room 304
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 2,257
    • Banquet Capacity: 120
    • Classroom Capacity: 159
    • Theater Capacity: 242
    Room 305A
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,847
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 128
    • Theater Capacity: 211
    Room 305AB
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3,682
    • Banquet Capacity: 180
    • Classroom Capacity: 261
    • Theater Capacity: 421
    Room 305B
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,835
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 128
    • Theater Capacity: 211
    Room 306A
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,846
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 140
    • Theater Capacity: 211
    Room 306AB
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3,692
    • Banquet Capacity: 200
    • Classroom Capacity: 272
    • Theater Capacity: 434
    Room 306ABC
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 5,538
    • Banquet Capacity: 300
    • Classroom Capacity: 426
    • Theater Capacity: 640
    Room 306B
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,846
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 140
    • Theater Capacity: 224
    Room 306BC
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3,692
    • Banquet Capacity: 200
    • Classroom Capacity: 272
    • Theater Capacity: 434
    Room 306C
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 1,846
    • Banquet Capacity: 80
    • Classroom Capacity: 140
    • Theater Capacity: 211
    Room 307
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 701
    • Banquet Capacity: 20
    • Classroom Capacity: 40
    • Theater Capacity: 66
    Room 402
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3,829
    • Banquet Capacity: 150
    • Classroom Capacity: 217
    • Theater Capacity: 342
    Room 402
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 3,829
    • Banquet Capacity: 150
    • Classroom Capacity: 217
    • Theater Capacity: 342
    South Hallway
    • Total Sq. Ft.: 8,700
    • Banquet Capacity: 180
    • Booth Capacity: 19
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