Official visitor information site for Durham, NC

Durham Convention Center

301 W Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701
(919) 956-9404

The Durham Convention Center is located in the City Center District of Downtown Durham, four miles from Research Triangle Park, one mile from NC Central University, and cradled by the three campuses of Duke University.

Downtown is a compact and walkable 4 square mile area, with 4 million square feet of historic tobacco warehouses and cotton mills, all painstakingly restored into unique shops, bustling restaurants, loft-style apartments, trendy artist studios, thriving businesses. There are also several theaters Downtown, including the new Durham Performing Arts Center, as well as the Durham Bulls Athletic Park.

The Durham Convention Center is also part of the overall Convention Center Complex, including a parking deck, plaza, and several arts theaters, galleries, and pre-function spaces that can be incorporated with the Convention Center to host larger events. The Durham Convention Center is within a ten minute shuttle ride of over 3,200 guest rooms; with additional hotel rooms under development, the Center will soon have 500 guest rooms within walking distance.

Durham Convention Center Building

Room Square Feet
Dimensions Banquet Theater Classroom Reception Exhibit Booths
Grand Ballroom I-III 15,496 104 x 149
900 1,600 700 1,800 80

Grand Ballroom I  6,032 104 x 58
375 600 300 670 32

Grand Ballroom II  3,120 104 x 30
110 150 75 200 16

Grand Ballroom III  6,344 104 x 61
385 630 325 700 39

Grand Ballroom I & II
9,152
104 x 88
500 800 400 800 48

Grand Ballroom II & III
 9,464 104 x 91
630 900 425 900 55

Junior Ballroom A-D
 11,500 153 x 75
600 900 450 1,000 61

Junior Ballroom A
2,400
32 x 75
120 240 150 260 10

Junior Ballroom A1
 704 32 x 22
 30  50 25
70
 

Junior Ballroom A2 960
32 x 30
70
90
 40 100
 

Junior Ballroom A3 768
32 x 24
 30 50
 25  70  

Junior Ballroom B  3,375 45 x 75
 240  320  150 370
 15

Junior Ballroom C
 3,225 43 x 75
240
320
 150 370
 15

Junior Ballroom D
 2,400 32 x 75
120
 240  150  260  10

Junior Ballroom D1  704  32 x 22
 30  50 25
70
 

Junior Ballroom D2 966 32 x 30 70 90 40 100  

Junior Ballroom D3 771 32 x 24 30 50 25 70  

Boardroom I
432 27 x 16 15 Board Chairs 18 Banquet Chairs      

Boardroom II
 480  30 x 16
 17 Board Chairs
 22 Banquet Chairs
     

Meeting Rooms 1-4
3,854
140 x 25
140
     140 16

Meeting Rooms 1 822 32 x 25 20 45 30 35 3

Meeting Rooms 2
1,087 38 x 25 50 55 40 60 5

Meeting Rooms 3
1,134 38 x 25 50 55 40 60 5

Meeting Rooms 4
811 32 x 25 20 45 30 35 3

September 19 - 19, 2014

Moonlight & Starlight Paddle

Enjoy the wildlife, soak in the moonrays & starshine, and experience the sounds of nature. These very leisurely paddles are suitable for just about anyone. Pre-registration required. Cost $25 per person (canoe), $30 per person (kayak).

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