The Facility

500,000 Square Feet of Flexibility

Whether you're seeking a turn-key meeting solution or a blank canvas to create your next experience, our facility has been meticulously designed to provide the flexibility you need.

With our well-appointed meeting rooms, a grand 32,000-square-foot Ballroom, and a sweeping 150,000-square-foot Exhibit Hall, you can find the perfect fit for your next event.

 

VIRTUAL TOUR

400-level

Ballroom and Ballroom Lobby

Ballroom
  • 32,617-square-foot room easily divides into three individual private meeting areas
  • Nearby meeting room with executive-level amenities
  • Adjacent 11,500-square-foot reception and registration area features dramatic downtown views

Space Sq. ft.Sq. m. Banquet Theater Seminar 10'x10' Vendors
Ballroom Lobby 11,5001,068 250 - - 25
Ballroom ABC 32,6173,030 1,960 3,690 2440 143
Ballroom A 10,105939 600 1,152 712 42
Ballroom AB 22,5452,094 1,380 2,808 1720 101
Ballroom B 12,4401,156 700 1,440 720 58
Ballroom BC 22,5122,091 1,380 2,550 1728 101
Ballroom C 10,072936 600 1,102 720 42
402  3,829356 150 342 217 -
300-level

Main Lobby

Main Lobby
  • Stunning floor-to-ceiling windows with dramatic views of the center of Downtown Raleigh
  • Granite details, curated artwork, casual seating, and a gracious reception area for pre- or post- event mingling
  • A 2,665-square-foot Registration area at the grand entrance makes checking in a breeze for your attendees

Space Sq. ft.Sq. m. Banquet Theater Seminar 10'x10' Vendor
Main Lobby 9,145850 380 - - 22
Registration 2,665248 180 - - 12
South Hallway 8,700808 180 - - 19
301 AB 3,495325 180 402 248 -
301 A  1,758163 80 224 140 -
301 B  1,737161 80 224 140 -
302 ABC 5,367499 300 592 420 -
302 A  1,847172 80 200 140 -
302 AB 3,618336 200 402 248 -
302 B  1,771165 80 224 140 -
302 BC 3,520327 200 402 248 -
302 C   1,749162 80 224 140 -
303  1,716159 80 187 114 -
304  2,257210 120 242 159 -
North Hallway 8,650804 210 - - 21
305 AB 3,682342 180 421 261 -
305A  1,847172 80 211 128 -
305 B  1,835170 80 211 128 -
306 ABC 5,538514 300 640 426 -
306 A   1,846171 80 211 140 -
306 AB 3,692343 200 434 272 -
306 B  1,846171 80 224 140 -
306 BC  3,692343 200 434 272 -
306 C   1,846171 80 211 140 -
307  70165 20 66 40 -
throughout

Meeting Space

Meeting Space
  • Twenty versatile rooms comprise 32,600-square-feet of meeting space with full back-of-house service
  • Each room provides the flexibility to double or triple in size
  • Premium features such as vaulted ceilings and wood paneling in our two executive suites create an ideal setting for board meetings
200-level

Mezzanine

Mezzanine
  • A 11,200-square-foot, street-level mezzanine overlooks the Exhibit Halls, providing easy access to all other areas of the center and the attached Marriott City Center Hotel
  • Select gallery artwork, granite architectural features, and a reception area set the stage for a welcoming pre- or post-event mixer

Space Sq. ft.Sq. m. Banquet Theater Seminar 10'x10' Vendors
Mezzanine 11,2001,041 500 - - 31
201  1,424132 40 115 72 -
202  77672 30 55 32 -
203  81476 30 58 32 -
204  79574 30 55 32 -
205  82677 30 63 32 -
206  1,381128 40 120 68 -
100-level

Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall
  • 150,000-square-feet of contiguous space offers unobstructed views and room for up to 773 booths
  • Easily transforms with seating for 8,980 banquet-style and 15,080 as a theater
  • Adaptable lighting technologies create the perfect setting for any crowd
  • Direct drive-in access to the halls via twelve covered loading docks and multiple ramps

Space Sq. ft.Sq. m. Banquet Theater Seminar 10'x10' Vendors
Hall ABC 146,84313,642 8,980 10,000* 10,000* 773
Hall A 45,6834,240 2,750 3,100* 3,100* 226
Hall AB 99,9079,282 6,070 6,900* 6,900* 525
Hall B 54,2695,042 3,180 3,800* 3,800* 292
Hall BC 101,2059,402 6,080 6,900* 6,900* 528
Hall C 46,9364,360 2,870 3,100* 3,100* 220

 *Capacities are based off of maximum fire capacities in the applicable space

TECHNOLOGY
Ballroom lit with AV displays for a tech-heavy gaming event

You can count on our phenomenal on-site IT Team, upgraded complimentary 5 Gpbs wireless throughout the facility with dedicated paid options available, locally based fiber optic data network, newly upgraded house sound in every room, and superb production capabilities to make your next meeting or event a success.

SUSTAINABILITY
Rectangular uplight beehive in yellow pine with Sir Walter Raleigh statue in the background

As an award-winning LEED Silver-certified building, we're serious about sustainability. From our gardens all the way to our roof, we're taken intentional steps to reduce our impact and keep our community green.

ACCESSIBILITY
Orange KultureCity headphones next to a rainbow-colored card to assist with identifying emotions.

Proud to be one of only six KultureCity-certified U.S. convention centers, our space features sensory-friendly signage, Sensory Bags available for check out, amenities for service animals, and a growing list of Accessibility features, we invite all to enjoy and grow in our facility.

LOCATION
Raleigh Convention Center's Shimmer Wall with a busy Red Hat Amphitheater

We are within two blocks of sister venues the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts and Red Hat Amphitheater, as well as nearly 900 hotel rooms at the connected Raleigh Marriott City Center and nearby Sheraton Raleigh and Residence Inn Raleigh Downtown.

HEAR FROM OUR ANNUAL CLIENTS

"Partnership." "Thoughtful." "Flexible." "Problem-solvers." 

We're proud to have over 100 annuals each year. Our clients continue to book with us year after year because of our longstanding commitment to delivering exceptional service and successful events.

Click below to hear directly from our clients who continue to host annual galas, conventions, annual conferences, expos and public shows with at the RCC.

Client VIDEO Testimonials

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