More than ever before, Pittsburgh continues to surprise conventioneers and visitors. The physical beauty of the city, the wealth of art and culture, the opportunities to enjoy Pittsburgh’s trails and rivers are combined to create a memorable experience. Add to that the attractiveness of the David L. Lawrence Convention Center - the country’s largest LEED certified green convention center – and you’ve got a superb meeting destination.
In fact, the reason that Pittsburgh was selected to host the G-20 Summit is that it serves as a model for economic and environmental transformation in the United States and abroad. With over 3,800 hotel rooms within walking distance of the Convention Center and more than 22,000 rooms available in Allegheny County, you’ll find a wide variety of hotel options to suit every taste and travel budget. And meeting attendees can enjoy a performance at one of the six theaters downtown after dining at any of the scores of great restaurants, all within the 14-block area of the Pittsburgh Cultural District.
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Fifth Avenue Place
120 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2800
Pittsburgh, PA 15222-3099, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1834
Type of Destination Experience:
College Town, Gaming, Historic, Urban
GSF Exhibit Space (David L. Lawrence Convention Center): 314,400
Meeting Space, Square Feet (David L. Lawrence Convention Center): 77,952
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (David L. Lawrence Convention Center): 31,610
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Downtown): 712
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 4,015
Pittsburgh International Airport
Miles to downtown 17
Cities with non-stop flights35
International cities with direct flights1
Geographic Areas Served:
Proudly serving the Greater Pittsburgh Area.
Why Meet in Pittsburgh
David L. Lawrence Convention Center - World-class Gold LEED certified Convention Center with 313K sq. feet of exhibit space (237K column free)
Convenient - 70% of the U.S. population is within a 90 - minute flight from Pittsburgh or within a 6 - hour drive.
Affordable, compact, safe and walkable! Eat, mingle, meet and stay downtown. A bustling Cultural District with six live theaters, over 100 restaurants, and nightlife are an easy walk from the Convention Center.