Charlotte Meetings

Convention Center Expansion

You shared. We listened. Years of data, surveys, feedback and research showed us what you're looking for in a convention city, and we're ready to deliver an enhanced experience to meet the needs of you and your attendees.


  • $126.9 million expansion beginning in fall 2019
  • Project completed and ribbon cutting late summer 2021
  • Total leasable space increasing from 550,000 square feet to 600,000 square feet
  • Adding approximately 50,000 square feet of meeting room and pre-function space
  • Total meeting spaces will increase from 41 to 55
  • Includes two 10,000-square-foot spaces each divisible into 19 configurations
  • Creates an overstreet pedestrian walkway to the 700-room Westin Charlotte hotel and a light rail station stop, which provides connectivity to a Whole Foods Market, Center City’s 200-plus restaurants, 5,600 hotel rooms, and plenty more retail and nightlife options in other popular Charlotte neighborhoods

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