Located just 12 miles east of Pittsburgh, Monroeville offers first-class hotels, fine dining, superb shopping and easy access to Pittsburgh. For small to medium, budget-conscious meetings, venues in Monroeville offer the perfect blend of world-famous luster amidst a relaxing community of rolling hills, cultural attractions and first-class shopping.
Easily accessible via the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstate 376, Monroeville is also minutes away from the Pittsburgh International Airport, which serves more than 14 million people per year and offers several daily nonstop flights to domestic and international cities, from San Francisco to Paris. The airport features direct public transportation access to Monroeville along the Port Authority of Allegheny County's bus system, which runs throughout downtown Pittsburgh and its surrounding suburbs, including eight routes that run through Monroeville.
Monroeville boasts a strong economy that is focused on manufacturing and shipping. It serves as a major location for such companies as US Steel, Westinghouse, Koppers Company, Bituminous Coal and PPG Industries.
It is also home to a number of special event venues and attractions perfect for smaller group events and meetings. Unveiled in 2009, the beautiful Monroeville Convention Center features more than 100,000 square feet of meeting space for up to 5,400 guests. Located on a campus-like setting with a 191-room hotel, pedestrian-friendly landscaping and 1,800 free parking spaces, the center features such meeting spaces as the 44,000-square-foot North Hall and 35,000-square-foot South Hall. Meeting amenities include a state-of-the-art sound system, Wi-Fi connectivity and an on-site audio-visual company.
Monroeville is just minutes away from a quartet of Pittsburgh's most renowned museums: the Andy Warhol Museum, Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Science Center and Carnegie Museum of Natural History. These museums can also welcome groups of up to 400 in a number of unique private event spaces.
Popular dining venues in Monroeville restaurants include the Rivertowne Pour House, specializing in crafted beers and American fare; The Wooden Nickel, a cozy American and Italian eatery featuring white linens, exposed beams and glowing chandeliers; DeNunzio's, which specializes in authentic Italian fare; and the sleek, sophisticated Monterey Bay Fish Grotto, which serves the finest, freshest seafood, including delicate, hard-to-find seasonal fish. For a different kind of view – and delicious Italian-American cuisine – Monroeville visitors and residents frequent Nardi's Fine Dining, situated atop the suburb's Jonnet Building.