▪ Anaheim Convention Center
Expansion completed December 2000 resulted in a total of 1.6 million sq. ft. of space.
Exhibit Space: 815,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 130,000 sq. ft.
Contact: Anaheim/Orange County CVB
Phone: (714) 765-8888
Fax: (714) 991-8963 www.anaheimoc.org/
▪ San Diego Convention Center
The expanded center opened September 2001.
Exhibit Space: 615,701 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 204,114 sq. ft.
Contact: San Diego CVB
Phone: (619) 232-3101
Fax: (619) 231-9783; www.sdccc.org
▪ Moscone Convention Center
Moscone West will be completed in spring 2003, expanding to 900,000 sq. ft. of space.
Exhibit Space: 300,000 sq. ft. will be added to existing 442,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: adding 38 meeting rooms for a total of 175,000 sq. ft.
Contact: San Francisco CVB
Phone: (415) 227-2678
Fax: (415) 227-2646
▪ Colorado Convention Center
Expansion is slated for completion in fall 2004, and Hyatt will build a 1,100-room headquarters hotel across the street.
Exhibit Space: expanding to 584,000 sq. ft. with a 5,000-seat auditorium
Meeting Space: doubling to 125,000 sq. ft.
Phone: (303) 228-8000
Fax: (303) 228-8103
▪ Washington Convention Center
Completion is slated for March 2003 for this new 2.3-million-sq. ft. downtown center.
▪ Fort Lauderdale Convention Center
Completion of expansion is slated for January 2002, adding 100,000 sq. ft. of exhibit and meeting space. The expansion will include a new exhibit hall and a 32,000-sq.-ft.-ballroom.
Exhibit Space: 150,679 sq. ft. existing exhibit space, 199,526 sq. ft. after expansion
Meeting Space: 98,592 sq. ft. after expansion
Phone: (954) 765-5900
Fax: (954) 763-9551
▪ Opryland Hotel Florida
This new facility in Kissimmee, near Orlando, is scheduled for completion in 2002.
Exhibit Space: 178,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 400,000 sq. ft.
Contact: Opryland Hotel Florida
Phone: (407) 586-0000
Fax: (407) 586-1999
▪ Orange County Convention Center
Another expansion of this Orlando facility is slated for a fall 2003 completion.
Exhibit Space: adding one million sq. ft. to existing 1.1 million sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 173,879 sq. ft. along with 313,140 sq. ft. to total 487,019 sq. ft.; 74 meeting rooms and 243 breakouts
Phone: (407) 685-9802
Fax: (407) 685-9876
▪ Palm Beach County Convention Center
This new facility is to open in spring 2003.
Exhibit Space: 100,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 48,000 sq. ft.
Contact: Palm Beach County CVB
Phone: (561) 233-3000, (800) 833-5733
Fax: (561) 471-3990
▪ Georgia International Convention Center
Expansion of this facility, located less than a mile from the Atlanta International Airport, is expected to be completed in 2003.
Exhibit Space: when completed, 150,000 sq. ft., for a total of 450,000 square feet of space
Meeting Rooms: 16
Phone: (770) 997-3566
Fax: (770) 994-8559
▪ Georgia World Congress Center
Construction is under way on a Phase IV expansion that will leave the facility with 1.4 million sq. ft. of space, to be completed in summer 2002.
Exhibit Space: adding 450,000 sq. ft. to existing 950,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 29 new meeting rooms for a total of 105 rooms and 305,090 sq. ft., including new 27,000-sq.-ft. ballroom
Contact: Atlanta CVB
Phone: (404) 521-6619
Fax: (404) 584-6331
▪ McCormick Place Complex, Chicago
An $800 million expansion is under way, which is targeted for completion in 2007.
Exhibit Space: 2.8 million-sq.-ft. of exhibit space after completion of expansion
Meeting Space: 558,000-sq.-ft. after completion of expansion
Contact: Chicago CTB
Phone: (312) 567-8500
Fax: (312) 567-8599
▪ Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont
A 145,000-sq.-ft. expansion was completed this summer.
Exhibit Space: 780,000 sq. ft. for a total of 850,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Rooms: 28
Contact: Rosemont CVB
Phone: (847) 692-2220
Fax: (847) 696-9700
▪ Indiana Convention Center & RCA Dome, Indianapolis
Exhibit Space: 403,700 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 140,000 sq. ft.
Phone: (317) 262-3404
Fax: (317) 262-3685
▪ Overland Park Convention Center
In the Kansas City area, this $46.5 million center will open in December 2002, featuring 237,000 sq. ft. of function space, plus a 25,000-sq.-ft.-courtyard. A 412-room Sheraton, to open at the same time, will be connected to the center.
Exhibit Space: 59,000 sq. ft. connected to the 24,500-sq.-ft. ballroom for a total of 85,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space
Meeting Space: 14,100 sq. ft. in 7 rooms
Phone: (913) 451-7400
Fax: (913) 451-7406
▪ Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
New facility to open in 2004
Exhibit Space: 515,000 contiguous sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 160,000 sq. ft. in 80 rooms
Contact: Mass. Convention Center Authority
Phone: (617) 954-2000
Fax: (617) 954-2125
▪ Minneapolis Convention Center
Expansion to be completed in April 2002.
Exhibit Space: will jump to 480,000 sq. ft. from 280,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: increasing from 81,000 sq. ft. to 214,000 sq. ft.
Contact: Greater Minneapolis CVB
Phone: (612) 661-4700
Fax: (612) 335-5839
▪ Omaha Convention Center/Arena
New center is expected to open in August 2003 and will include a 17,000-seat arena.
Exhibit Space: upon completion, 194,000 sq. ft., for a total of 362,961 sq. ft. of space
Meeting Rooms: 16
Phone: (402) 341-1500
Fax: (402) 996-8453
▪ Las Vegas Convention Center
A $150 million expansion is planned, which will add more than one million sq. ft. to the 1.9-million-sq.-ft. South Hall, the largest single-level exhibition and meeting facility in the U.S. Target date for completion is December 2001.
Exhibit Space: adding 918,000 sq. ft., doubling the space
Meeting Space: will grow to 309,950 sq. ft. from 190,000 sq. ft.
Phone: (702) 892-0711
Fax: (702) 892-2824
▪ Greater Columbus Convention Center
Expansion completed in February
Exhibit Space: 426,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 67,630 sq. ft.
Phone: (614) 645-5000
Fax: (614) 645-5159
▪ Wildwoods Convention Center, Wildwood
This new center, complete with oceanfront deck, is scheduled to open in December 2001. Along with ocean views, there are nearly 40 block of boardwalk attractions.
Exhibit Space: 75,000 sq. ft., for a total of 260,000 sq. ft. of space
Meeting Rooms: 10, including 11,500 sq. ft. of ballroom space
Phone: (609) 729-9000
Fax: (609) 523-9350
▪ Alerus Center, Grand Forks
This center opened in February with an arena attached.
Exhibit Space: 99,600 sq. ft. for a total of 447,000 sq. ft. of space
Meeting Rooms: 12
Phone: (701) 792-1200
Fax: (701) 746-6511
▪ Oregon Convention Center, Portland
Expansion is slated to be completed in March 2003.
Exhibit Space: adding 139,000 sq. ft. to existing 150,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: will jump from 30,000 sq. ft. to 60,000 sq. ft.
Contact: Portland Oregon Visitors Association
Phone: (503) 275-9770
Fax: (503) 275-9297
▪ David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Pittsburgh
The exhibition will triple the facility's size; target completion date is March 2003.
Exhibit Space: At 330,000 sq. ft., the new center will create a space the size of 14 football fields.
Meeting Space: expanding to 88,535 sq. ft., plus a 34,000-sq.-ft. ballroom for a total of 122,535 sq. ft.
Contact: Greater Pittsburgh CVB
Phone: (412) 281-7711
Fax: (412) 644-5512
▪ Charleston Area Convention Center Complex
Exhibit Space: 135,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 25,000 sq. ft. ballroom plus 20 meeting rooms
Contact: Charleston Area CVB
Phone: (843) 853-8000
Fax: (843) 853-0444
▪ Chattanooga Convention Center
An expansion that will triple the size of the facility is expected to be complete in spring 2003.
Exhibit Space: upon completion, 101,000 sq. ft., for a total of 301,000 sq. ft. of space
Meeting Rooms: 21
Phone: (423) 756-0001
Fax: (423) 267-5291
▪ Memphis Cook Convention Center
A $92 million expansion is slated for completion next August. This will add 100,000 sq. ft of meeting and exhibit space.
Exhibit Space: expanding from 155,000 sq. ft. to 190,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: expanding from 30,000 sq. ft. to 50,000 sq. ft.
Contact: Memphis CVB
Phone: (901) 543-5304
Fax: (901) 543-5351
▪ Austin Convention Center
An expansion is targeted for completion in the spring of 2002.
Exhibit Space: will double to 289,397 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: will jump to 54,730 sq. ft. from 26,812 sq. ft.
Contact: Austin Convention Center
Phone: (512) 476-5461
Fax: (512) 404-4416
▪ Dallas Convention Center
Renovation and expansion is set for completion in 2002.
Exhibit Space: adding 200,000 sq. ft. of contiguous exhibit space, for a total of 1.18 million sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 150,000 sq. ft.
Phone: (214) 939-2738
Fax: (214) 939-2795
▪ Fort Worth Convention Center
Phase two of an expansion is targeted for completion in spring 2003, with phase one to be completed in spring 2002.
Exhibit Space: upon completion, 226,960 sq. ft. for a total of 252,000 sq. ft. of space
Meeting Rooms: 40
Phone: (817) 212-2504
Fax: (817) 212-2756
▪ George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston
Expansion is targeted for completion in spring 2002, along with a 1,200-room hotel, which will connect to the expanded center.
Exhibit Space: upon completion, 889,550 sq. ft. for a total of 1.15 million sq. ft., including a 3,600-seat amphitheater
Meeting Rooms: 105
Phone: (713) 853-8042
Fax: (713) 853-8090
▪ Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, San Antonio
Expansion and renovation of the center, which is located along the city's Riverwalk, was completed in June 2001.
Exhibit Space: 435,000 sq. ft. for a total of 1.3 million sq. ft. of space
Meeting Rooms: 67, including 90,678 sq. ft. of ballroom space
Phone: (210) 207-8500
Fax: (210) 223-1495
▪ Opryland Hotel Texas, Grapevine
A new Opryland hotel just outside of the Dallas/Fort Worth airport is scheduled for completion in August 2003.
Exhibit and Meeting Space: a total of 400,000 sq. ft.
Contact: Opryland Hotel Texas
Phone: (817) 410-7990
Fax: (817) 410-4044
▪ Reliant Park (Astrodomain Complex)
The Reliant Center will open in April 2002.
Exhibit Space: 706,213 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 72 meeting rooms totaling 84,400 sq. ft.
Phone: (713) 799-9817
Fax: (713) 799-9840
▪ Puerto Rico Trade and Convention Center
This new facility is scheduled to open in 2004.
Exhibit Space: 150,000 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 80,000 sq. ft.
Contact: Puerto Rico CVB
Phone: (787) 725-2110
Fax: (202) 331-0824
▪ TELUS Convention Centre, Calgary, Alberta
The centre just celebrated the one-year anniversary of its $64 million, 70,000-sq.-ft. expansion, which brought the site's total space capacity to 130,000 sq. ft.
Exhibit Space: 65,763 sq. ft.
Meeting Space: 47,047 sq. ft.
Phone: (403) 261-8530
Fax: (403) 261-8510
▪ Montréal Convention Center
The expansion is expected to be complete by spring 2002. The center is also adding a loading dock and waiting zone for trucks.
Exhibit Space: upon completion of the expansion, the center will have 102,450 sq. ft. of exhibit space, for a total of 755,580 sq. ft.
Meeting Rooms: 33, upon completion of the expansion
Phone: (514) 871-8122
Fax: (514) 8389