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Charlotte Convention Center

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.


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Lodging Near Charlotte Convention Center

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$112
Hilton Charlotte Center City

Hilton Charlotte Center City

222 E 3rd St, Charlotte
4.3
of 5, from 1,750 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

The hotel is across from the Charlotte Convention Center, 1 block from EpiCentre Entertainment Complex, and within 2 blocks of Spectrum Center.

$135
Omni Charlotte Hotel

Omni Charlotte Hotel

132 E Trade St, Charlotte
4.1
of 5, from 1,640 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

The hotel is connected to the Epicentre Entertainment District and is 1 block from the Spectrum Arena and the Blumenthal Performing Arts Center; it is 6 blocks from the Bank of America Stadium.

$119
The Westin Charlotte

The Westin Charlotte

601 S College St, Charlotte
4.3
of 5, from 1,150 reviews
4.0 out of 5.0

This hotel is located next to the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte's Uptown district. It's less than a mile to the Time Warner Cable Arena and Bank of America Stadium. The LYNX Light Rail stops at the hotel for easy travel into the city.

$129
HYATT house Charlotte/Center City

HYATT house Charlotte/Center City

435 E Trade Street, Charlotte
4.6
of 5, from 2,311 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Second Ward, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of EpiCentre, Spectrum Center, and Bank of America Stadium. Bank of America Corporate Center and Children's Theatre of Charlotte are also within 10 minutes.

$139
Aloft Charlotte Uptown at the EpiCentre

Aloft Charlotte Uptown at the EpiCentre

210 E Trade Street, Charlotte
4.1
of 5, from 1,059 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Second Ward, this hotel is steps from EpiCentre and Spectrum Center. Bank of America Stadium is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) away.

$113
Courtyard by Marriott Charlotte City Center

Courtyard by Marriott Charlotte City Center

237 S Tryon St, Charlotte
4.3
of 5, from 594 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Third Ward, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Bank of America Corporate Center and Spectrum Center. Bank of America Stadium is 0.6 mi (0.9 km) away.

$116
Hampton Inn - Charlotte Uptown

Hampton Inn - Charlotte Uptown

530 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Charlotte
4.5
of 5, from 841 reviews
2.5 out of 5.0

Located in Second Ward, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of NASCAR Hall of Fame and Spectrum Center. Bank of America Stadium is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) away.

$129
Hyatt Place Charlotte Downtown

Hyatt Place Charlotte Downtown

222 South Caldwell Street, Charlotte
4.3
of 5, from 1,193 reviews
3.0 out of 5.0

Located in Second Ward, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Marshall Park and Spectrum Center. Bank of America Stadium is 0.9 mi (1.4 km) away.