Charlotte, NC Meeting Planning Overview

Charlotte, NC | Meeting Planning Overview

Exuding a bustling cosmopolitan vibe with a down-home feel, Charlotte offers small-town appeal with big city amenities that draw an array of meetings, conventions, tradeshows and sporting events annually. The Charlotte Convention Center features 550,000 square feet of meeting and exhibit space and is connected to the NASCAR Hall of Fame via an overstreet walkway. It's also across the street from the 700-room Westin Charlotte. With a convenient location in Uptown (what locals call the down-town area), Charlotte's convention district is a compact area within walking distance of thousands of hotel rooms, culinary options to suit every craving, cultural venues like the Levine Center for the Arts, which houses the Mint Museum Uptown, the Bechtler Museum of Modern Art, the Harvey B. Gantt Center for African-American Arts + Culture and the Knight Theater, and a vibrant nightlife scene with popular entertainment districts like the EpiCentre and AvidXchange Music Factory.
Fast Facts | Charlotte, NC
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500 S. College St., Ste. 300, Charlotte, NC 28202
GSF Exhibit Space Charlotte Convention Center 280,000
Meeting Space, Square Feet Charlotte Convention Center126,500
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet Charlotte Convention Center40,000
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel Westin Hotel - Charlotte700
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 4,581
Charlotte Douglas International Airport
Miles to downtown 7
Cities with non-stop flights160
International cities with direct flights30
Additional Cities in the Surrounding Area
The Charlotte region encompasses 16 counties in North Carolina in addition to four counties in South Carolina.
Type of Destination Experience:
Urban