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PHOENIX CONVENTION CENTER HIGHLIGHTS


• Ranked as one of the top 10 convention centers in the United States, Phoenix Convention Center reopened with 900,000 square feet of meeting and exhibition space in 2009 after a $600-million expansion.


• The facilities of Phoenix Convention Center & Venues are all just 15 minutes, or four miles, from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, one of the nation’s top 10 busiest airports for passenger trafic.


• Three-thousand hotel rooms, most of which have been recently renovated, are within walking distance of the convention center, including properties from respected brands like Hyatt, Westin, Renaissance, and Sheraton.


Convention complex Phoenix Convention Center & Venues encompass multiple spaces for meetings, conventions, and events of all kinds — including the 900,000-square- foot Phoenix Convention Center, the 21,000-square-foot Executive Conference Center, the 2,312-seat Symphony Hall, and the 1,364-seat Orpheum Theatre.


• Phoenix’s METRO Light Rail provides attendees with an eficient, eco-friendly way to get around. Stations include the Phoenix Convention Center, US Airways Center and Chase Field, a number of downtown museums and cultural attractions, as well as Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.


• Sustainability takes precedence at Phoenix Convention


bition halls totaling 584,500 square feet, two ballrooms offering more than 45,000 square feet each, and 99 breakout/meet- ings rooms. In the adjacent, four-level North Building, thoughtful features will please both attendees and exhibitors, like the pre-scored floors for easy booth setup, an airy food court with five themed eateries, and outdoor meet- ing and prefunction areas that capitalize on Phoenix’s greatest natural resource — the sun. Exhibitors will also appreciate that the exhibition hall’s 61 convenient loading docks (20 of which are climate-controlled) help pro- vide easy access and timely move-in. In the South Building — a favorite of meet-


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ing planners — a 28,000-square-foot ball- room, a 143,400-square-foot exhibition hall, and 18 meeting rooms have all been designed as versatile, configurable spaces. By remov- ing air walls, the exhibit hall can be opened up to provide more than 143,000 square feet of open, column-free space, and two lobbies provide plenty of prefunction and registra- tion space. And just a few blocks from Phoe- nix Convention Center, the Orpheum Theatre serves as an elegant yet flexible venue for lectures, meetings, and performances of all kinds. The Orpheum Theatre was originally built in 1929 as a vaudeville house and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.


Center. Initiatives include a comprehensive recycling program and a rooftop solar- power-generating plant expected to reduce the facility’s carbon- dioxide emissions by 95 metric tons annually.


CONVENTION CENTER SPECS


Total meeting and exhibition space • 900,000 square feet


Total exhibit space • 584,500 square feet


Total ballroom space • Three — with 45,000, 45,600, and 28,000 square feet


Total meeting rooms • 99


Loading docks • 61


Orpheum Theatre • 1,364 seats


Symphony Hall • 2,312 seats


Executive Conference Center • 21,000 square feet of meeting space


With Aventura Catering, PCC&V’s exclu-


sive catering partner, the event dining expe- rience is taken to a whole new level. The diverse team of culinary experts makes it a point to source the finest ingredients, and the on-site Innovation Kitchen and Innovation Studio let meeting planners see, taste, and feel every aspect of their upcoming event.


For more information: Phoenix Convention Center & Venues — (800) 282-4842 or (602) 262-6225; phoenixconventioncenter.com


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