Charlotte Convention Center

Charlotte Convention Center showing modern architecture
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In downtown Charlotte check out trade shows, sporting events and conventions at this key venue that features grand ballrooms and dining areas.

Old-fashioned hospitality is combined with state-of-the-art facilities at the Charlotte Convention Center. The modern convention complex is Charlotte’s premier venue for touring trade shows, thrilling sports contests and large-scale meetings. Check out the convention center’s busy schedule of events and pick from a list of diverse programs. With its sleek architectural design and contemporary fittings, the Charlotte Convention Center gets the best out of every event it hosts.

Admire the center’s design as you make your way through the grand main entrance. Opened in 1995, the building’s architecture incorporates an ultra-modern façade of glass and a simple arched awning. Check out the light-filled lobby and mingle with other attendees. Depending on the event you are attending, you might explore the center’s spacious exhibition area or its large meeting rooms. The center also features two magnificent ballrooms for awards ceremonies and other events.

Make use of the center’s pre-function space or stroll down the concourse. You might see well-appointed trade shows or expos with exciting innovations on display. Attend a conference on issues or industries that are important to you or find out about different communities in Charlotte.

The event you are attending may include the Charlotte Convention Center’s in-house catering service. Alternatively, visit the center’s Delish Food Court to make a selection from a range of meal and refreshment options.

Spend some time exploring the Charlotte Convention Center’s surroundings. A large plaza runs alongside the building’s eastern flank, next to the entrance. Sit on a park bench and admire the fountains in the small pond or wander over to the tree-lined lawns of the Green, which is situated a block away.

The Charlotte Convention Center is located in downtown Charlotte. The center is served by railway and trolley lines, which pass directly through the building itself. Check online or visit the front desk to find out what’s happening at the Charlotte Convention Center during your visit. The center is conveniently located near several hotels, parking lots and downtown attractions.

Top Hotels Close to Charlotte Convention Center

Hyatt Place Charlotte Downtown
Hyatt Place Charlotte Downtown
3 out of 5
222 South Caldwell Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
The price is $163 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Charlotte. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a rooftop terrace. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.2/5 Excellent! (1,001 reviews)
"It was a great location, but the elevator was broken all weekend which made it difficult"

Reviewed on Sep 21, 2022

Omni Charlotte Hotel
Omni Charlotte Hotel
4 out of 5
132 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC, 28202
The price is $220 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 11
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Charlotte. Enjoy breakfast, WiFi, and a health club. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean rooms in ...
4.2/5 Very Good! (1,001 reviews)
Great weekend stay
"The hotel was very clean and the staff were more than accommodating! I was very happy with my stay here!"

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2022

HYATT house Charlotte/Center City
HYATT house Charlotte/Center City
3 out of 5
435 E Trade Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
The price is $179 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28
Stay at this 3-star business-friendly hotel in Charlotte. Enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a fitness center. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,003 reviews)
"Clean & safe area. Staffs are very friendly and helpful!!"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2022

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Best Lodging Options Near Charlotte Convention Center

Sheraton Charlotte Hotel
Sheraton Charlotte Hotel
4 out of 5
555 South McDowell Street, South Tower, Charlotte, NC, 28204
Omni Charlotte Hotel
Omni Charlotte Hotel
4 out of 5
132 E Trade St, Charlotte, NC, 28202
HYATT house Charlotte/Center City
HYATT house Charlotte/Center City
3 out of 5
435 E Trade Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Hyatt Place Charlotte Downtown
Hyatt Place Charlotte Downtown
3 out of 5
222 South Caldwell Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte Uptown
Hilton Garden Inn Charlotte Uptown
3 out of 5
508 East Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Charlotte, NC, 28202
The Westin Charlotte
The Westin Charlotte
4 out of 5
601 S College St, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Hilton Charlotte Uptown
Hilton Charlotte Uptown
4 out of 5
222 E 3rd St, Charlotte, NC, 28202
JW Marriott Charlotte
JW Marriott Charlotte
4.5 out of 5
600 S College St, Charlotte, NC, 28202
Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel, an IHG Hotel
Kimpton Tryon Park Hotel, an IHG Hotel
4.5 out of 5
303 South Church Street, Charlotte, NC, 28202
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