Visit Salt Lake

90 S. West Temple 84101

Why Choose Our Destination?

Salt Lake offers a one-of-a-kind combination of metro and mountain - an urban oasis with a breathtaking alpine backyard. Salt Lake has the infrastructure and amenities for conventions large and small combined with jaw-dropping scenery, easy access, and a compact, walkable convention district. Getting here is a snap, with easy access by road, rail, and air. In fact, Salt Lake City International Airport is within 10 minutes of the downtown convention district, with 700+ daily flights. Located in our convention district is the Salt Palace Convention Center. The perfect place for meetings of any size or occasion, with nearly one million sq. ft. of meeting and exhibit space. Within walking distance of the convention center you will find a host of accommodations with 7,300+ hotel rooms. The Convention district can also offer cozy hotels to five diamond properties for all your meeting needs. Our nearby mountain resorts offer alpine luxury just 35 minutes from the convention district. Upscale conference facilities, year-round recreational opportunities, and breathtaking scenery can turn your meeting into a one-of-a-kind mountain retreat. During your meeting Salt Lake has many dining options. Whether you're looking for fine dining or the best all-American burger and fries you can find, Salt Lake's dining scene will surprise you. You'll find over 200 restaurants bars and brewpubs downtown, and over 70 of them serve authentic ethnic cuisine.


Venue Highlights

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Getting Here

Getting to Salt Lake is easy. Salt Lake City International Airport makes travel one of the easiest parts of your convention. • Served by all major U.S airlines • Located 8 minutes from downtown convention district • Delta Air Lines' western hub (check out the Delta Meeting Network for savings up to 10%) • Over 50,000 seats on 700+ scheduled daily flights • 92 cities with non-stop service, including Paris and Amsterdam (view the direct flights map and sample prices) • Ranked #1 for on-time arrivals and departures, including the most "on-time" airport in North America as ranked by FlightStats Find out more about Salt Lake City International Airport

Distance from airport

  • Salt Lake City International Airport

    8 mi. from city center

Local Attractions

Historic Temple Square

Historical landmark
1 block away
Temple Square is Utah's most visited tourist attraction. Featuring the world-famous Mormon Tabernacle Choir, it offers a day's worth of admission-free cultural and historic attractions. Temple Square is located in the heart of Salt Lake's downtown convention district.
Main Street & South Temple
Salt Lake City, UT, US 84111

Clark Planetarium/IMAX Theatre

3 blocks away
Explore 10,000 square feet of free exhibits and experience incredible visuals in the ATK 3D IMAX® Theatre or Hansen Dome Theatre and shop the Planet Fun Clark Planetarium Store.
110 South 400 West
Salt Lake City, UT, US 84101

City Creek Center

1 block away
City Creek Center is the centerpiece of one of the nation's largest mixed-use downtown redevelopment projects. Opened on March 22, 2012 in downtown Salt Lake City, featuring Macy's, Nordstrom and approximately 90 stores and restaurants.
50 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, UT, US 84101

The Gateway Shopping Center

3 blocks away
The Gateway is Salt Lake City's open-air contemporary shoppingdestination that delivers the ultimate in shopping, dining, and entertainment. Shop and dine at over 130 stores and restaurants. Also features the Megaplex 12 movie theater, the Clark Planetarium and the Discovery Gateway Children's Musem. The Gateway is located within walking distance of many convention hotels and is included in the downtown TRAX light-rail free fare zone.
South Temple & 400 West
Salt Lake City, UT, US 84101

Mountain Resorts

40 minutes away
Salt Lake is the ultimate outdoor destination — combining 4 world-class resort facilities in Salt Lake's Cottonwood Canyons, plus more in nearby Provo Canyon, Park City, and Ogden. Come visit our beautiful community nestled in the Rocky Mountains and take advantage of some of the world's most accessible hiking, biking, boating, climbing, and fishing destinations.
Salt Lake City, UT, US 84092

Utah State Capitol

Historical landmark
4 blocks away
Located in downtown Salt Lake, the Utah State Capitol has served the people of Utah for nearly a century. Visitors are invited to take part in customized tours of the Capitol exploring the unique art, architecture, and history of the building and its reconstruction and renovation. Tours are scheduled daily.
350 N. State Street
Salt Lake City, UT, US 84114

Natural History Museum of Utah

5 mi. away
The new Natural History Museum of Utah is an architecture wonder filled with fascinating artifacts, jaw-dropping dinosaurs, amazing science and breathtaking views of the Salt Lake Valley. Located just 5 miles from downtown Salt Lake in the foothills of the Wasatch Mountain Range.
301 Wakara Way
Salt Lake City, UT, US 84108

Olympic Legacy Venues

Historical landmark
In 2002, Salt Lake hosted the Olympic Winter Games. The Olympic spirit lives on here at attractions and facilities where you can skate on Olympic Ice, take a luge ride, or watch future Olympic athletes in training.

Convention Centers

  • Salt Palace Convention Center an SMG Managed Facility

    Nestled in the downtown Salt Lake City, Salt Palace Convention Center an SMG Managed Facility is the perfect place for meetings of any size. Visit Salt Lake wants to make sure your event in Salt Lake is a success - we're dedicated to helping you.

  • Mountain America Expo Center

    The Mountain America Expo Center is centrally located in the heart of Salt Lake's residential community, providing easy access to visitor's along the entire Wasatch Front. The exposition center is ready to host any event.


Additional Information

We have 6,006 new reasons to meet in Salt Lake with the state's largest rooftop solar panel array on top of the Salt Palace Convention Center. The 1.65 megawatt installation on top of the Salt Palace Convention Center: - Offsets approximately 17% of Salt Palace's annual electric consumption, enough to power 228 homes for a year. - Reduces the environmental impact similar to avoiding the emission of 2,234 tons of carbon dioxide each year and not driving 325 cars each year. - Covers 198,000 square feet, about the size of 5 football fields.