6 Reasons to Host Your Meeting at the Convention Center in Dallas

Located in the heart of Downtown Dallas, the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) is a premier spot for meetings and conventions.

Posted on Oct 29, 2018 By Devon Yarbrough

From its size and flexibility to its easy accessibility and technology, the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center Dallas (KBHCCD) has all the amenities and tools to make your event a huge success.

1. Size and Adaptability

Our motto is "Big Things Happen Here," and the KBHCCD follows that message. As one of the largest convention centers in the U.S., the KBHCCD has plenty of room to host even the biggest event. The convention center features up to 1 million sq. ft. of flexible exhibit space, three ballrooms, 88 meeting rooms and a 21,290-sq.-ft. arena with 9,816 seats. Plus, with nine pre-function areas and two Vertiport landing pads, the KBHCCD offers plenty of options for meeting planners.

2. Accessibility

With more than 3,000 parking spaces, an onsite DART rail station, and a skybridge connected to the 1,001-room Omni Dallas hotel, the KBHCCD is convenient and accessible to all. Attendees can also catch D-Link, a free DART shuttle bus, to explore Downtown, Deep Ellum, the West End and more of Dallas' distinct neighborhoods. Check out things to do in Dallas neighborhoods here.

3. Technology

From a new state-of-the-art phone system to boundless custom internet options and sound and light installations, the convention center's technological capabilities provide more than enough for a great event. The convention center also has complimentary Wi-Fi in public areas, as well as 10 gigabits of bandwidth connectivity, so your meeting attendees can have online access anywhere.

4. Food and Beverage

Centerplate, KBHCCD's exclusive food and beverage partner, provides an option for every craving, from fine dining and sandwiches to specialty coffee and even Tex-Mex favorites. Additionally, Restaurants on Lamar, located right outside the Omni Dallas hotel, also provides meeting attendees even more options to satisfy their appetite.

5. Sustainability

As one of only a few LEED-EB certified convention centers in the U.S., the KBHCCD provides a green space for all meetings events. KBHCCD is committed to sustainable practices and does this through using environmentally friendly cleaning products, having electricity from renewable resources and offering free recycling for events.

6. Services and Amenities

KBHCCD provides an array of amenities to make your meeting a seamless experience. New features include a state-of-the-art security system, 24-hour patrol and emergency dispatch for a safe and secure event. Additionally, the convention center can provide onsite emergency medical responders, as well as provide marketing and communications services for your event.