SMG Convention and Exhibition Centers
Gregg Caren, Executive Vice President
300 Conshohocken State Road, Suite 770, West Conshohocken, PA 19428 USA
SMG manages more than 75 world class convention and exhibition venues worldwide, providing professional services for your next convention, trade show or special event. Celebrating our 40th anniversary this year, our consistent service to exhibition organizers, exhibitors and attendees gives confidence in selecting SMG venues. SMG is a long-standing SISO partner, whose members enjoy one-stop shopping through our National Sales Office. Use our exclusive electronic SITEPAS lead system to shop our venues confidentially for new locations for existing shows and launches of new ones. Responses on availability and pricing in as little as 24-48 hours.
Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace
Dan Hayes, General Manager
100 South West Temple, Salt Lake City, UT 84101 USA
Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, the Salt Palace Convention Center is the perfect place for meetings of any size or occasion. From full-facility conventions to one-room meetings, our staff will provide the highest level of service and attention to detail. The Salt Palace Convention Center is an integral part of the vibrant downtown scene that can make your next event unforgettable.
The Salt Palace has been at the current location since 1969 but has undergone extensive renovation and reconstruction during that time to provide a modern facility capable of hosting a wide variety of events. Our staff and service providers seek to exceed your expectations. Our YOU ARE HERE initiative is an experience program that reaches out to serve the community and protect the environment while focusing on safety and excellent service to our clients.
Enercare Centre | Beanfield Centre
Laura Purdy CEM, CMM, General Manager, Director of Sales & Marketing | Exhibition Place
100 Princes' Blvd. Suite 1 | Exhibition Place, Toronto, ON M6K 3C3 Canada
www.enercarecentre.com | www.beanfieldcentre.com
Choose Enercare Centre/Beanfield Centre – at 1 million square feet we are Canada’s largest and most technologically advanced convention center for your exhibition or convention. With a super-fast and reliable 20G bandwidth WiFi pipeline, Enercare Centre offers the most robust WiFi connectivity of all convention centers in North America.
Fort Lauderdale Broward County Convention Center
Renee Browning, Assistant GM
1950 Eisenhower Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 33316 USA
Prime Exhibit Space: 200,000 sq. ft
Halls & Floors: 4 halls, 1 floor
Breakout Rooms: 31 (46,200 sq. ft.)
In-House Services: Food & Beverage Catering, Electrical & Plumbing, High-Speed Internet (Wired & Wi-Fi), Telecommunications, Event Security, Audio-Visual Production
Located in the heart of the “Yachting Capital of the World,” the 600,000-square-foot Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center presents opportunities for meetings and conventions that are second-to-none. The award-winning facility is situated along the Intracoastal Waterway, providing guests with a window into the world-renowned vacation destination of Fort Lauderdale, the ultimate backdrop for meeting planners around the globe seeking locations that are ideal for work and play. Featuring state-of-the-art amenities, first-class service, convenient access to Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport, and proximity to downtown Fort Lauderdale’s finest shopping, dining, outdoor activities and cultural attractions, the Greater Fort Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center offers exceptional quality and unparalleled value in one of the world’s leading year-round leisure and meeting destinations.
Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland
Ron King, General Manager
1 St. Clair Ave., NE, Cleveland, OH 44114 USA
Located in the heart of downtown Cleveland, the Cuyahoga County-owned Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland and Global Center for Health Innovation Complex, managed by SMG, provides 225,000 square feet of exhibit space, two ballrooms, 41 meeting and breakout rooms, a robust technology package, an expansive climate-controlled truck loading dock, and a 12.5-acre green roof with spectacular views of Lake Erie. The LEED Gold-certified Complex also features Starbucks, Au Bon Pain Café, The UPS Store, an Art Gallery, and an on-site farm with bees, chickens, and fresh produce. The attached 600-room Hilton Cleveland Downtown Hotel features a 32-story tower filled with guest rooms, meeting space, ballrooms, and multiple dining and entertainment options. The Complex features a valet parking service and the connected Huntington Park Garage provides a convenient self-parking option. The Complex is attached to iconic Public Auditorium and is within a short walk of more than 5,000 hotel rooms, multiple dining and entertainment districts, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, First Energy Stadium (Cleveland Browns), Progressive Field (Cleveland Indians), JACK Casino, Playhouse Square Theatre District, and Quicken Loans Arena (Cleveland Cavaliers).
Chicago's McCormick Place, the premier convention facility in North America. Located just minutes from downtown Chicago, McCormick Place attracts close to 3 million visitors each year. McCormick Place is comprised of four state-of-the-art buildings: the North and South Buildings, the West Building and Lakeside Center. Together, they form what many consider to be the economic engine that powers the entire convention and tradeshow industry. McCormick Place is committed to creating a great experience for every person, every time!
By The Numbers
The size and versatility of McCormick Place are impressive:
• 2.6 million sq. ft. of exhibit halls
• 1.3 million square feet all on one level
• 170 meeting rooms
• 600,000 square feet of meeting room space
• 6 ballrooms, 2 of which are the largest in the city
• Assembly seating for 18,000 people
• 4,249 seat theater (Arie Crown)
• 3 theaters seating 300 each
• Ceiling heights up to 50 feet
• Easy access to 5,800 parking spaces
In addition, an expansive series of pedestrian promenades and sky bridges link the entire campus. The Grand Concourse connecting South and North and the Central Concourse in West are also locations for retail shops, cafes, restaurants, and other visitor amenities.
The four-star Hyatt Regency McCormick Place easily answers the hotel needs of event organizers by offering 1,258 renovated sleeping rooms, sweeping Chicago skyline, and Lake Michigan views, Hyatt Grand Beds & Plug Panels, 6 restaurants including In-Room Dining, and additional meeting and event space
The four-star Marriott Marquis Chicago made its grand debut to the Chicago skyline in September 2017, the hotel spans 40 stories overlooking the world-class setting of Lake Michigan, downtown Chicago, and South Loop. The hotel features 1,205 stylish guest rooms and suites, with over 93,000 square feet of elegant event space, including two 25,000-square-foot ballrooms. Feast on American cuisine in their signature restaurant, Woven & Bound, or enjoy a quick but savory meal at 2121 Pantry.
Reno Sparks Convention Center