• The Myrtle Beach Convention Center, with 250,000 square feet of flexible meeting space, is one of the largest convention centers on the East Coast.
• The 100,800-square-foot, column-free exhibit space is divisible into three halls and can hold up to 520 exhibit booths. The space can also accommodate 10,000 attendees for theater- style meetings and 7,350 people for banquets.
• Other spaces include a 16,890-square-foot ballroom, 22 breakout rooms, and an arena that accommodates up to 10,000 people.
• Myrtle Beach International Airport is just three miles away, and Interstate 95 is 70 miles away.
CONVENTION CENTER SPECS
Total event space • 250,000 square feet
Major flexibility The 250,000-square-foot Myrtle Beach Convention Center is one of the largest and most flexible facilities on the East Coast. Last June, the center hosted “Antiques Roadshow,” the highest-rated series on PBS, seen by almost 10 million viewers every week. “The marketing value of being televised was incredible,” said Rita Harrell, CEM, sales manager at the center. “The show producers couldn’t have been more professional, and the event provided significant economic impact to our city during a shoulder weekend.”
Exhibit-hall space • 100,800 square feet (column-free and divisible into three halls)
Ballroom space • 16,890 square feet
Maximum number of breakout rooms • 22
and prefunction areas are wired with a secure, fiber-optic “backbone” that provides Wi-Fi throughout the facility. And exhibitors will appreciate that water, electricity, cable, and telecommunications access are available every 30 feet inside the center’s exhibit hall. No great convention center is complete
without a great hotel partner next door. Attendees will love the 400-room Sheraton Myrtle Beach Convention Center Hotel, con- veniently attached to the Myrtle Beach Con- vention Center. Not only does the hotel offer recently renovated guest rooms, the prop- erty is also the center’s exclusive F&B pro- vider, with the capability to whip up anything from creative hors d’oeuvres to show-stop- ping seven-course dinners for 1,000 guests. When the meeting concludes, attendees can unwind in the city’s entertainment district at