The Virginia Beach Convention Center is the Nation’s first convention center to earn LEED® Gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council. It can hold any size meeting imaginable, with over 525,125 gross sq. ft., over 150,000 sq. ft. of column-free exhibit space, nearly 29,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, over 31,000 sq. ft. ballroom (one of the largest on the east coast), and 2,209 free parking spaces.
Multipurpose venue including 13,000 seat Arena, 708 seat Theater, 48 Meeting Rooms, 50,000 square foot Exhibition Hall and 21,600 sq. ft. Grand Ballroom all on a 90-acre lakefront. The Arena features a state-of-the-art house reduction system which can easily, comfortably and quickly convert the space for groups ranging from 3,500 to 13,000.
They say that the first rule of event planning is location, location, location! Not only are we perfectly situated in midtown Manhattan right across from Penn Station, but we are one of the few New York event venues to offer two levels of space for event flexibility. The ground floor has both direct street and hotel lobby access, with dramatic double escalators leading to our customizable upper level space