|About Us||About Us||In a Nutshell||<div class="ExternalClassD01404E4AE8744F8A413C2E616E7F99F"><div>Convening in America’s fifth-largest city packs more value than ever. Located in the center of a vibrant walkable downtown, the Phoenix Convention Center & Venues is mere steps from a variety of urban eateries, live music, professional sports, art museums and more. In fact, downtown’s Roosevelt Row was recently named one of the 10 Best City Arts Districts in America by USA Today. So whether you’re looking for restaurants featured on The Food Network, or just wanting to take in some local culture, downtown Phoenix has something for everyone.
<br>Named one of the top-10 convention center facilities in the country, the Phoenix Convention Center & Venues offers more than 900,000 sq. ft. of meeting and exhibit space, including a 312,500 sq. ft. main exhibit hall and a 46,000 sq ft ballroom. Conveniences include 99 meeting rooms, 61 loading docks (22 of which are climate controlled), exhibit halls with pre-scored floors and an Executive Conference Center – all complimented by a 2,312 seat Symphony Hall and the 1,364 seat historic Orpheum Theatre.
<br>The Phoenix Convention Center & Venues was recently in the international spotlight with the 2015 NFL Experience and Media Center for Super Bowl XLIX. The Orpheum Theatre was the hottest ticket in town when the Tonight Show starring Jimmy Fallon filmed their live performance and, not to be outdone, Symphony Hall hosted the nationally televised NFL Honors show.
<br>Phoenix has nonstop service from 80 US and 20 international destinations, so getting to and from “America’s Friendliest Airport” is both easy and affordable. The Phoenix Convention Center is four miles from Sky Harbor International Airport. Guests flying into Phoenix have multiple transportation options, including the Metro Light Rail, which has dedicated stops at the Convention Center. There are more than 3,000 hotel rooms within walking distance of the Phoenix Convention Center and more that 6,000 hotel rooms located along the Metro Light Rail System.
<br>With more than 325 days of sunshine a year, the weather is almost always permitting. In a 2014 survey of show managers, Phoenix ranked the second most popular destination for trade shows and events in the country. There are so many things to do, and with an average temperature of 72 degrees, it's easy to see why Phoenix is an ideal destination for your next event.
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