Charlotte Convention Center Announces $110 Million Expansion Plans

Renovations include adding 26,000 square feet of breakout space, 24,000 square feet of pre-function space and a pedestrian walkway linking the convention center to The Westin Charlotte hotel

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Oct. 5, 2017) – The Charlotte Regional Visitors Authority (CRVA) recently announced plans for a $110 million expansion project at the Charlotte Convention Center slated to begin in spring 2019. The allocation from the Convention Tax Fund debt capacity approved by Charlotte City Council will fund enhancements including: increased breakout space on the Stonewall Street side of the venue, expanded accessibility to Center City amenities via a pedestrian bridge and flexible breakout space in the Richardson Ballroom. Construction will start following Charlotte hosting the NBA All-Star Game in February 2019 and is scheduled for completion in December 2020.

"The CRVA is committed to creating a convention experience that is best in class at the Charlotte Convention Center,” says CRVA CEO Tom Murray.