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Phoenix Convention Center
100 North Third Street
Phone Number: 1-602-262-6225
Owned by: City of Phoenix
Development History: The Phoenix Convention Center is occasionally referred to by it's old name, Phoenix Civic Plaza. In addition to organizing conferences and conventions, you'll find numerous expositions there throughout the year, including bridal exhibits, home shows, auto shows, and more. The Phoenix Convention Center has been hosting national and regional events events since it opened in 1972. Phoenix, AZ has gone through tremendous development through the years by attracting high-technology corporations from other states. The Phoenix Convention Center went through extensive expansions in 1985, 2006 and 2009.
Design Information: The layout of the Phoenix Convention Center concentrates on the distinctive Arizona landscape. Steel canopies stretch away from the convention center to create cover from the sun. A large glass and stone atrium in the West Building delivers the unique angles and light of a canyon. Colors, textures and surface finishes represent the warm shades associated with the Sonoran Desert and the calm tones of an Arizona desert sky.Key Features:
- 900,000 sq. ft of meeting space
- 312,500 sq. ft. exhibit space
- 2,300 seat Symphony Hall Auditorium
- 11 exhibit halls
- 79 meeting rooms
- 192 seat lecture hall
- Access to the Orpheum Theater
* Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport (6.6 miles)
Head east on E Sky Harbor Blvd. Keep left at the fork, follow signs for 44th St. Slight right onto S 44th St. Turn left onto E Washington St. Turn right onto N 5th St. Take the 1st left onto E Monroe St. Take the 1st left onto N 3rd St. Phoenix Convention Center will be on the right.