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.

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. Banquet Theater Seminar 10'x10' Vendors
Ballroom Lobby 11,500 250 - - 25
Ballroom ABC 32,617 1,960 3,690 2440 143
Ballroom A 10,105 600 1,152 712 42
Ballroom AB 22,545 1,380 2,808 1720 101
Ballroom B 12,440 700 1,440 720 58
Ballroom BC 22,512 1,380 2,550 1728 101
Ballroom C 10,072 600 1,102 720 42
402  3,829 150 342 217 -
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. Banquet Theater Seminar 10'x10' Vendor
Main Lobby 9,145 380 - - 22
Registration 2,665 180 - - 12
South Hallway 8,700 180 - - 19
301 AB 3,495 180 402 248 -
301 A  1,758 80 224 140 -
301 B  1,737 80 224 140 -
302 ABC 5,367 300 592 420 -
302 A  1,847 80 200 140 -
302 AB 3,618 200 402 248 -
302 B  1,771 80 224 140 -
302 BC 3,520 200 402 248 -
302 C   1,749 80 224 140 -
303  1,716 80 187 114 -
304  2,257 120 242 159 -
North Hallway 8,650 210 - - 21
305 AB 3,682 180 421 261 -
305A  1,847 80 211 128 -
305 B  1,835 80 211 128 -
306 ABC 5,538 300 640 426 -
306 A   1,846 80 211 140 -
306 AB 3,692 200 434 272 -
306 B  1,846 80 224 140 -
306 BC  3,692 200 434 272 -
306 C   1,846 80 211 140 -
307  701 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. Banquet Theater Seminar 10'x10' Vendors
Mezzanine 11,200 500 - - 31
201  1,424 40 115 72 -
202  776 30 55 32 -
203  814 30 58 32 -
204  795 30 55 32 -
205  826 30 63 32 -
206  1,381 40 120 68 -
100-level

Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall
  • 150,000-square-feet of contiguous space offers unobstructed views and room for up to 790 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. Banquet Theater Seminar 10'x10' Vendors
Hall ABC 146,843 8,980 15,080 10,608 773
Hall A 45,638 2,750 4,801 3,268 226
Hall AB 99,907 6,070 9,322 7,264 525
Hall B 54,269 3,180 5,859 4,144 292
Hall BC 101,205 6,080 10,247 7,232 528
Hall C 46,936 2,870 4,926 3,188 220

For information on planning an event at the RCC, maximum room capacities, and a map of the whole facility with square footage, please review our planning documents.

Your Sales Team

Our experienced Sales Team is dedicated to your success. We’re your single point of contact for RFP submission, hotel room blocks, and site visits of the Raleigh Convention Center.

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Mara Craft
Director of Sales
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Kate Jansen
National Sales Manager
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Ashley Auman
National Sales Manager
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Lauren Miller
Administrative Specialist

Intentionally Sustainable

  • With 2,000 solar panels on the roof, our 500kW solar array is the second-largest convention center solar array in the U.S.

  • Energy-efficient LED bulbs project up to an 83% energy savings per bulb, each with a 5+ year lifespan

  • Our HVAC System reduces energy by 20%, overall exceeding the ASHAE standard by 25%

  • Our facility cooling tower is supplemented by underground water, reducing water usage by 25,000 gallons per day

  • Facility-wide recycling diverts 41 tons of our facilities' cardboard from landfill each year

  • Our catering partner, Centerplate, pledges a 10% use of local products yearly, uses 100% biodegradable food-service items, donates excess food to local food banks, and composts all food waste

  • City-installed electric vehicle charging stations and Bigbelly Solar Trash Compactor at surrounding street corners

Technology You Can Count On

  • Technology-rich lighting and sound in every room
  • Fiber optic data network
  • High-speed Internet access
  • Wireless Internet throughout the building
  • Superb production capabilities