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Birmingham, AL Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 72
Total Sleeping Rooms 9,066
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 757
Committable Meeting Rooms* 83
Convention Center Space 220,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Exhibit Space 220,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Ballroom 25,000 Sq. Ft.
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $96
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $59
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $156
*Maximum for a single hotel

Meeting Planning in Birmingham, AL

Bessemer Civic Center

Birmingham, AL Meeting Venue Spotlight

Sheraton Birmingham Hotel

The world-class Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) is located in the heart of downtown Birmingham and 10 minutes from the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport, making the complex easily accessible. Boasting sleek, modern design, the BJCC offers 220,000 square feet of exhibit space, a 19,000-seat arena, 3,000-seat concert hall and 1,000-seat theater, as well as 74 meeting rooms that together offer 100,000 square feet of space and can accommodate 60 to 1,950 people. The 220,000-square-foot Exhibition Hall features two kitchens and the elevated North Exhibition hall lounge, which overlooks the main floor and features a wet bar, seating area and open reception area. The BJCC is connected to the 770-room Sheraton Birmingham Hotel and offers such amenities as two full-service restaurants, in-house catering, audio-visual services and a self-service, 24-hour business center.

The BJCC is also home to the Medical Forum, a 10-story facility that offers 364,000 square feet of classrooms, meeting space, conference areas, and commercial office suites. The Medical Forum is equipped with cutting-edge fiber-optic signals and satellites, as well as wireless response pads, translation services, a 24-workstation demonstration laboratory, and a telecommunications and teleconferencing center.

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