Reno-Sparks Convention Center
|Reno-Sparks Convention Center|
|Address||4590 S. Virginia St.|
|Location||Reno, Nevada, U.S.|
|Owner||Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority|
|• Total space||650,000 square feet (60,000 m2)|
|• Exhibit hall floor||500,000 square feet (46,000 m2)|
|• Breakout/meeting||(53 rooms)|
|• Ballroom||30,000 square feet (2,800 m2)|
The Reno-Sparks Convention Center is a convention center in the western United States, located in Reno, Nevada. Opened 53 years ago in 1965 as Centennial Coliseum, it hosted the Big Sky Conference basketball tournament in 1983, and also hosts boxing matches.
The main exhibit space is 381,000 square feet (35,400 m2), which can be divided into five halls. Freight access is provided via a set of nineteen freight doors, eight of which are drivable, and of which one is a hangar-style door that measures 39 feet (12 m) wide by 32 feet (10 m) tall.
In addition, the Mt. Rose Ballroom, a 30,000-square-foot (2,800 m2) column-free space, can be divided into seven meeting rooms. A total of 53 meeting rooms, of capacities ranging from fifty to over three thousand, are available within the complex.
- County History at co.washoe.nv.us, URL accessed December 9, 2009. Archived 12/9/09
- Reno-Sparks Convention and Visitors Authority: the most affordable destination offers first-class service and amenities. at allbusiness.com, URL accessed December 9, 2009. Archived 12/9/09
- Killen, John (March 11, 1983). "Will UI fly high in the Sky?". Lewiston Morning Tribune. (Idaho). p. 1C.
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