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Richmond, VA Event Planning

Key Highlights

Hotels 245
Total Sleeping Rooms 18,000
Committable Sleeping Rooms* 410
Committable Meeting Rooms* 40
Convention Center Space 700,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Exhibit Space 260,000 Sq. Ft.
Largest Ballroom 178,159 Sq. Ft.
Average Hotel Room Rate USD $112
Average Daily Meal Cost USD $66
Average Weekly Car Rental USD $300
*Maximum for a single hotel

Meeting Planning in Richmond, VA

Greater Richmond Convention Center - Spectra Venue Management

Its ideal location and superb space make the beautiful Greater Richmond Convention Center one of the most sought-after event locales on the east coast. In fact, the center hosts more than 400 events each year. The 700,000-square-foot facility spans more than five city blocks in the center of downtown Richmond and offers 178,159 square feet of exhibit space, 32 meeting rooms and the 30,550-square-foot Grand Ballroom. Adjoining parking decks have space for 1,540 vehicles.

The modern, light-filled convention center is known for its superior amenities, including the Wachovia Business Center, a self-service facility that offers packaging, shipping, delivery, design, printing, copying and fax services for all visitors. The business center's supply vending machine is conveniently stocked with items visitors may have forgotten to bring, including nametags, batteries, luggage tags and rain ponchos. The center's Cyber Cafe features light fare, six Internet-accessible kiosks and free wireless Internet. Award-winning catering is provided exclusively by ARAMARK, which incorporates regional favorites in its always-delicious meals. The convention center also features in-house audio-visual services, including high-quality sound systems, video screens and video and audio taping, as well as full-service telecommunications services, including facility-wide Internet access, both wired and wireless, fax lines and videoconference hosting.Accommodations are readily available at the adjacent Richmond Marriott, which features 414 guest rooms.

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