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Durham Convention Center

  • 301 W Morgan St
  • Downtown Durham
  • Durham, NC 27701
  • Primary: (919) 956-9404
  • Fax: (919) 956-9507
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Durham Convention Center is located in the heart of City Center District. The versatile meeting and event space plays host to a wide range of occasions, from state-wide conventions and large corporate meetings to elegant weddings and special events.


Spectra Venue Management, a professional event management team, takes the guesswork out of planning with dedicated event planners, an executive culinary team, and on-site audio visual and exhibitor services.


By offering a premier space to accommodate both small and large events, Durham Convention Center attracts an increasing number of business and leisure travelers to downtown Durham.


Durham Convention Center Complex also comprises the Carolina Theatre, Durham Armory, Durham Arts Council, and the connected Durham Marriott City Center.

General
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  • Miles to RDU Airport: 14.7
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Group Tour Info
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Property Details & Services
  • Last Restoration (year): 2011
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Durham Convention Center Meeting Facility
  • # of Rooms: 13
  • Total Sqft.: 35,000
  • Largest Room: 15,496
  • Theatre Capacity: 1,600
  • Classroom Capacity: 700
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  • Number of Booths: 70
  • Reception Capacity: 1,800
  • Ceiling: 17
  • Floorplan: View/Download File
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  • Outdoor Capacity: 0
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Meeting Facility Rooms
Grand Ballroom I-III
149 X 104
17
15496.00
1600
700
850
1800
Grand Ballroom I
58 X 104
17
6032.00
600
300
350
670
Grand Ballroom II
30 X 104
17
3120.00
150
75
110
200
Grand Ballroom III
61 X 104
17
6344.00
630
325
385
700
Grand Ballroom I & II
88 X 104
17
9152.00
800
400
450
800
Grand Ballroom II & III
91 X 104
17
9464.00
900
425
630
900
Junior Ballroom A-D
75 X 153
16
11500.00
900
450
600
1000
Junior Ballroom A
75 X 32
16
2400.00
240
150
110
260
Junior Ballroom A1
22 X 32
16
704.00
50
25
30
70
Junior Ballroom A2
30 X 32
16
960.00
90
40
60
100
Junior Ballroom A3
24 X 32
16
768.00
50
25
30
70
Junior Ballroom B
75 X 45
16
3375.00
320
150
200
370
Junior Ballroom C
75 X 43
16
3225.00
320
150
200
370
Junior Ballroom D
75 X 32
16
2400.00
240
150
110
260
Junior Ballroom D1
22 X 32
16
704.00
50
25
30
70
Junior Ballroom D2
30 X 32
16
960.00
90
40
60
100
Junior Ballroom D3
24 X 32
16
768.00
50
25
30
70
Board Room I
16 X 27
12
432.00
15
18
Board Room II
16 X 30
12
480.00
17
22
Meeting Rooms 1-4
25 X 140
12
3854.00
160
140
Exhibit Booths
16
8/25, JP - updated room total sq ft
Meeting Room 1
25 X 32
12
822.00
45
30
30
35
Meeting Room 2
25 X 38
12
1087.00
55
40
50
60
Meeting Room 3
25 X 38
12
1134.00
55
40
50
60
Meeting Room 4
25 X 32
12
811.00
45
30
30
35
pre function area
5328.00

Art Exhibit - Vine Paintings

Acrylic paintings by Jim Kellough, on view in the Durham Convention Center Pre-Function Corridor. Artist reception May 17, 6pm - reception held in the Durham Arts Council, 120 Morris Street, Durham NC


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The Business of Entertainment Conference

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Intergalactic Bead & Jewelry Show

Love vintage beads? How about Chinese crystal or Ethiopian Opal? Find all this as well as large selection of rare beads, findings, tools and more at the Durham Bead Show! Shop exhibitors to get g…


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Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference

The Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference will showcase the latest and greatest technologies in the biofuels, electric, natural gas, and propane arenas. The conference will also have a strong f…


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Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo 2019

The third annual Sustainable Fleet Technology Conference & Expo provides an opportunity for fleets and transportation professionals to experience the latest vehicle technology, tools, and …


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First Responders Appreciation Breakfast

The Durham community will come together to honor the men and women who serve and protect our communities.


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Clojure/conj

Founded in 2010, the conference is a great place to meet Clojure developers and learn about what is happening in the language, in the community, and in companies using Clojure. Details tba.


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212 W Main St #101
Durham, NC 27701 USA
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