Premium
Premium statistics

Industry-specific and extensively researched technical data (partially from exclusive partnerships).

A paid subscription is required for full access.

Leading convention centers in the United States as of August 2017, by size (in million square feet)

Exclusive Premium Statistic

Leading convention centers in the U.S. as of August 2017, by size This statistic shows the leading convention centers in the United States as of August 2017, by size. The Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta comprised 1.4 million square feet of exhibition space.
Convention centers - additional information

Typically convention centers are large buildings suitable for accommodating several thousand people for such events as conventions, trade shows, meetings, lectures and concerts, among other things. As of August 2016, McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois was the largest convention center in the United States. At 2.6 million square feet, McCormick Place was half a million square feet bigger than the second largest center, Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

In 2015, there were 255 convention centers in the U.S., covering just short of 75 million square feet. With a total of 22 establishments, California was the state with the largest number of convention centers, followed by Florida and Nevada. Florida, however, did not have largest amount of convention center space, this accolade went to Nevada, which had 6.15 million square feet of convention space as of June 2015. This is perhaps unsurprising as its most populous city, Las Vegas, is one of the leading cities for conventions, meetings and business in the U.S. In 2015, more than 21 thousand conventions were held in Las Vegas.

On a global scale, America’s largest convention center placed ninth. The largest convention center worldwide in 2015 was the Hannover Messegelände, or Hanover Fairground, at approximately five million square feet. The third largest center, also in Germany, was the Frankfurt Main Exhibition Grounds.

Show more
Exclusive Premium statistic

Get a Premium Account for unrestrained access.
Benefits of our Premium membership:

  • Access to all Premium statistics
  • Download as XLS, PNG and PDF
  • Detailed source and background information
Premium Account
$49 per month*
(billed annually)
*Single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$588 / Year

View price details

Exhibit space in million square feet
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Exhibit space in million square feet
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
--
Exclusive Premium statistic

Get a Premium Account for unrestrained access.
Benefits of our Premium membership:

  • Access to all Premium statistics
  • Download as XLS, PNG and PDF
  • Detailed source and background information
Premium Account
$49 per month*
(billed annually)
*Single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$588 / Year

View price details

Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
This statistic shows the leading convention centers in the United States as of August 2017, by size. The Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta comprised 1.4 million square feet of exhibition space.
Convention centers - additional information

Typically convention centers are large buildings suitable for accommodating several thousand people for such events as conventions, trade shows, meetings, lectures and concerts, among other things. As of August 2016, McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois was the largest convention center in the United States. At 2.6 million square feet, McCormick Place was half a million square feet bigger than the second largest center, Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.

In 2015, there were 255 convention centers in the U.S., covering just short of 75 million square feet. With a total of 22 establishments, California was the state with the largest number of convention centers, followed by Florida and Nevada. Florida, however, did not have largest amount of convention center space, this accolade went to Nevada, which had 6.15 million square feet of convention space as of June 2015. This is perhaps unsurprising as its most populous city, Las Vegas, is one of the leading cities for conventions, meetings and business in the U.S. In 2015, more than 21 thousand conventions were held in Las Vegas.

On a global scale, America’s largest convention center placed ninth. The largest convention center worldwide in 2015 was the Hannover Messegelände, or Hanover Fairground, at approximately five million square feet. The third largest center, also in Germany, was the Frankfurt Main Exhibition Grounds.

Show more
Release date
August 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
As of August 2017
Supplementary notes
Figures have been rounded.

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Basic Account

Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account!

Premium Account

Your perfect start with Statista

  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account

Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

Send request

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax
   (New York residents only).
Leading companies trust Statista:

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Exhibitions, conventions & meetings in the U.S.

All Information
in one Presentation

Exhibitions, conventions & meetings in the U.S.

Everything On "Exhibitions, conventions & meetings in the U.S." in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Other Reports & Dossiers
Statista is a great source of knowledge, and pretty helpful to manage the daily work.
Christof Baron

Christof Baron
CEO, MindShare Germany

Statistics on "Exhibitions, conventions & meetings in the U.S."

  • Industry overview
The most important statistics
  • Venues
The most important statistics
  • Expenses
The most important statistics
  • Meetings
The most important statistics
  • Attendees
The most important statistics
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.

5 News

We use cookies to personalize contents and ads, offer social media features, and analyze access to our website. In your browser settings you can configure or disable this, respectively, and can delete any already placed cookies. For details, please see your browser’s Help section (by pressing F1). Please see our privacy statement for details about how we use data.