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Large Meeting Venues

The Lookout at Bass Pro at the Pyramid. Photo Credit: Larry Kuzniewski and Brian Groppe

From memorabilia-packed shrines honoring larger-than-life blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll music legends to an open-air lookout poised sky-high above the Mississippi River, our vibrant mix of memorable venues provide the perfect setting for innovation and collaboration. We also have unique venues and hotels perfect for smaller groups. 

Trolley Memphis Cook Convention Center

Memphis Cook Convention Center

​DISTANCE FROM AIRPORT:
Approx. 12 miles

DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN: 
Located downtown

HOTEL ROOMS: 
2,800 first-class hotel rooms connected or within walking distance

SQ FT OF MEETING SPACE:
350,000, including two exhibit halls (the largest is column-free at 125,000 square feet), a 28,000-square-foot ballroom and 31 meeting rooms totaling 74,000 square feet

SEATING CAPACITY:
Numerous configurations, from a 25-seat executive conference center to halls that seat thousands to 2,100 theater-style in The Cannon Center for the Performing Arts

CATERING SERVICES:
Provided by the connected 600-room Sheraton Memphis Downtown Hotel

Interior stage Cannon Center with music and Elvis on stage

The Cannon Center for Performing Arts

DISTANCE FROM AIRPORT: 
About 12 miles

DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN: 
Located downtown

Seating capacity: 
2,100 for theatrical productions
1,900 for symphony performances

 

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FedExForum

Square feet of meeting and exhibit space: 

The arena is the largest event space available at FedExForum, with a 20,000-square-foot event space and a seating capacity of over 18,000. The FedExForum Grand Lobby is also available for event and meeting space, offering 10,000 square feet. Other meeting spaces are available. Call arena booking at 901-205-1522 for details.

Seating capacity: 

Horseshoe Club, a casual restaurant – 130; Bud Light Bar –185 inside and out, reception-style; The Draft Room – 350; Legends Lounge – 125. Blue Note Lounge accommodates receptions for up to 200 guests.

Catering services: 

Levy Restaurants is the exclusive food and beverage provider.

Distance from airport: 

About 11 miles.

Distance from downtown: 

Located downtown.

The University of Memphis FedEx Institute of Technology

Square feet of meeting and exhibit space: 

Just under 100,000 square feet: 5,326 in The Zone; 2,014 in the Fishbowl; 1,418 in the Methodist Presentation Theatre.

Seating Capacity:

The Zone – 190; the Fishbowl – 130 theater-style; Methodist Presentation Theatre – 85. Breakout rooms and classrooms seat 10-84.

Catering services:

Shares catering services with its next-door neighbor, Fogelman Executive Conference Center & Hotel.

Distance from airport: 

Approx. 8 miles.

Distance from downtown: 

Approx. 7 miles.

Agricenter International

Square feet of meeting and exhibit space: 

More than 80,000 square feet of exhibit space in the Expo Center; nearly 100,000 square feet across ShowPlace Arena’s main, multipurpose and outdoor arenas.

Seating capacity: 

Up to 3,200 in the Expo Center, the amphitheater – 575 – 800; 6,500 in ShowPlace Arena’s Main Arena; 2,000 in its Outdoor Arena.

Catering services: 

The Agricenter maintains a list of preferred caterers and concession vendors.

Distance from airport: 

Approx. 16 miles.

Distance from downtown: 

Approx. 17 miles.

University of Memphis Centennial Celebration

Fogelman Executive Conference Center & Hotel

Square feet of meeting and exhibit space: 

40,000 square feet encompassing a ballroom, 18 meeting rooms, and three amphitheaters.

Seating Capacity:

Hotel ballroom – 1,000; Conference Center amphitheaters – 120 – 400.

Catering services:

The venue’s chef and banquet staff serve special events, as well as three meals daily in the dining rooms and restaurants.

Distance from airport: 

Approx. 8 miles.

Distance from downtown: 

Approx. 7 miles.

The Great Hall & Conference Center

Square feet of meeting and exhibit space: 

The Great Hall is 8,675 total square feet and can be divided (except Saturdays) into five 1,600-square-foot sections.  Each section can hold eight round 72-inch tables or 80 seated individuals.

Seating Capacity:

Great Hall – 500 banquet-style/600 theater-style; Conference Center – 85 tiered theater-style.

Catering services:

There’s no catering service on site, but a kitchen off the Great Hall accommodates caterers.

Distance from airport: 

Approx. 14 miles.

Distance from downtown: 

Approx. 19 miles.

Landers Center

Square feet of meeting and exhibit space: 

17,000 in the Convention Hall.

Seating capacity: 

10,000 in the Arena; 400 in the theater

Distance from airport: 

Approx. 8 miles.

Distance from downtown: 

Approx. 15 miles.

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